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Shakira Bonus Tracks Only Available to Target Customers in USA

Shakira has teamed up with US retail giant Target (NYSE: TGT) to release a deluxe edition of her new self-titled album. The album will be available from March 25th 2014, though Target.com is already taking pre-orders for the music release. Shakira promises that the deluxe album version offers something extra: “There were three special songs I recorded for ‘Shakira’ that …

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Lana Del Rey Teams Up with Disney to Promote Maleficient

Lana Del Rey "Once Upon a Dream" from the Maleficient soundtrack

Lana Del Rey’s sultry vocals have been enlisted to promote the dark new reimagining of Sleeping Beauty from Disney, which features Angelina Jolie as “Maleficient”. Del Rey re-recorded “Once Upon a Dream” – taken from the 1959 film – and injected it with an eery, mournful magic. The resulting track is now available for free on Google Play until 3rd …

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Modek “By The Pool” Remixes EP

Bronson Records have release an EP of remixes of Modek’s latest work on 21st December 2011. SCNTST, Keith & Supabeatz and Mendoza are behind the electronic reworkings. It gets heaviest in the middle of SCNTST’s version of “By The Pool” – ultra-modern sounds for the second decade of the 21st century. Minimix Tracklisting 1 – Flip Flop (Mendoza Remix) 2 …

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Jay-Z Believes in Wireless Energy

Shawn Carter a.k.a. Jay-Z has agreed to be the face of Duracell Powermats. Stassi Anastassov, the President Duracell, at Procter & Gamble described the world’s most famous rapper as a “natural choice” to become the face and voice of the company’s new wireless charging technology owing to his “best-in-class” rating, which matches that of the new brand. For his part, …

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40 Minutes of Synth Pop & Dance – Latest Mix from Gildas Loaec

The latest mix from Gildas Loaec is out on 12th December in Europe and on 20th December in Canada and the USA. The mix features the latest hits from Loaec’s label, Kitsuné. The disco-inspired supermix is funky, uplifting and international – featuring lyrics in both French and English from artists across the globe. Tracklisting 1 – MADEON Shuriken 2 – …

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“My Top Ten Favourite Tracks” – Singer, Daley

At only 23 years old, Daley has worked with Damon Albarn, Wretch 32, Andre Harris of Dre and Vidal (Jill Scott, Mary J Blige), former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler (Tricky) and Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo, Beyonce). The striking young man from Manchester has now released his own work, starting with a dark falsetto ballad to a lost love. Here, he picks …

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2011 Grammy Nominations Announced

Lil Wayne has earned 5 Grammy nominations for the 2011 awards which are set to take place on 12th February 2012. He looks set to scoop the Best Rap Album Award for “Tha Carter IV”, which sold nearly 1 million copies in its first week. His record label buddy, DJ Khaled received his first nomination as a result of a …

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