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Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

(Reuters Health) - A sound-emitting device worn in the ear during sleep may train the brain to ignore an annoying chronic ringing in the ears, a new study suggests.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Previously Unreleased Hendrix, and 10 More New Songs

Hear the week's most notable new music from Tracey Thorn, the Chainsmokers, Brazilian Girls and more.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

The indie-pop musician applied lessons learned while D.J.-ing and attending a workshop on race to her new album, “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”

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Round Hill, investor in Beatles and Bruno Mars songs, raises new fund

(Reuters) - Round Hill Music Royalty Partners, a private equity firm which invests in the copyright of songs from artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bruno Mars, said on Tuesday it...

Women and Girls nytimes.com

New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

Saudi women have long had to content themselves with watching their favorite sports teams on television. But on Friday, women were allowed into a public stadium for the first time.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Black Eyed Peas Get Serious About Injustice, and 12 More New Songs

Listen to the week's most notable news songs from Lil Peep, Karen O, Carrie Underwood and more.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

How Camila Cabello Lost Some Friends and Found Her Voice

The “Havana” singer and former Fifth Harmony member opens up about her solo journey and “super awkward” split from the group.

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He Made Kids’ Music and Albums About Lucifer. Now His Work Is a Rock Opera.

The psychedelic work of Bruce Haack, an electronic-music pioneer who died in 1988, is coming to the stage.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Timberlake Stays Funky (for Now), and 9 More New Songs

Hear the new songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from Bruno Mars and Cardi B, They Might Be Giants and more.

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Is a ‘Bomb Cyclone’ as Scary as It Sounds?

Bomb cyclones have been referred to as “winter hurricanes.” Our science reporter explains how they really work.

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Spotify sued for $1.6B over Tom Petty, Doors songs

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Rick Hall, Music Producer Known for Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Mr. Hall turned small-town Alabama into a crucible of music, recording the likes of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Etta James, the Osmonds and Mac Davis.

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After tough year, Hong Kong democracy protesters sound warning to China on New Year's day

HONG KONG (Reuters) - After a year that saw democracy advocates in Hong Kong jailed and ousted from public office, thousands marched through the streets of Hong Kong on New Year's Day to warn China not to meddle further in the city's affairs and undermine its autonomy.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Lil Wayne Recaptures His Old Magic and 8 More New Songs

Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from Major Lazer, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Cassie and more.

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New Year’s Eve 2017: A Guide to Music and Comedy Events

Set the DVR for Mariah Carey’s “Rockin’ Eve” do-over and head out to catch the cabaret, comedy, dance music, rock shows and jazz lineups ringing in 2018.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Why Every Pop Star Wants a Piece of Starrah

With hits for Drake, Rihanna and Maroon 5, an intensely private woman is the secret queen of streaming.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The Pop Charts Were Crazy This Year. Here’s Why.

As streaming continues to remake the music industry, artists and record labels schemed and scrambled, remixed and bundled to get their songs into fans’ ears.

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BRIEF-Mechel Expands Mining Machinery Fleet at Southern Yakutia Industrial Facilities

* MECHEL SAYS REPORTS LEASING 18 BELAZ MINING TRUCKS AS PART OF AGREEMENT WITH STATE TRANSPORT LEASING COMPANY FOR 2.8 BILLION RUBLES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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'Sound of Music' actress dies

"The Sound of Music" actress Heather Menzies Urich has died of brain cancer, her son told CNN. She was 68 years old.

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'Sound of Music' star Heather Menzies Urich dies

More than 50 years after her star turn in "The Sound of Music," actress Heather Menzies Urich has died of brain cancer, her son told CNN. She was 68 years old.

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'Sound of Music' actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, best known for portraying Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 film "The Sound of Music," died Sunday night. She was 68.

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Mariah Carey Will Return to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ After Last Year’s Meltdown

The singer is seeking redemption by once again headlining the ABC show following a flubbed performance in Times Square.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Cardi B Isn’t Going Anywhere and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's most notable new music, from the return of Sugarland to Laura Marling covering a Bob Dylan classic.

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A Sex Pistols Concert Film Languished for Four Decades. Here’s Why.

The story of the documentary “D.O.A.: A Right of Passage” involved the founder of High Times and a race to capture the band’s only United States tour.

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The Daily: The Year in Sound: An Audio Time Capsule of 2017

From inauguration to the tax bill — and the hurricanes, shootings and scandals in between.

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Singapore cryptocurrency cafe launches as regulators sound warnings

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Just a street away from Singapore's central bank, a cryptocurrency firm has set up what it claims is the first cafe in the city-state to be owned and operated by a business promoting its own digital coin.

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Review: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Keeps the Songs but Loses the Plot

The latest entry in this movie series fares best when its director treats it as a fantastical buddy comedy.

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Billionaire Pinera recaptures Chile presidency with resounding win

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Conservative Sebastian Pinera won Chile's presidential election by a wider-than-forecast margin on Sunday, pledging to jump-start economic growth in the world's top copper exporter and opt for more business-friendly policies than his center-left predecessor.

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UPDATE 5-Billionaire Pinera recaptures Chile presidency with resounding win

SANTIAGO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Conservative Sebastian Pinera won Chile's presidential election by a wider-than-forecast margin on Sunday, pledging to jump-start economic growth in the world's top copper exporter and opt for more business-friendly policies than his center-left predecessor.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Black Thought Freestyles for 10 Minutes and 11 More New Songs

Hear the most notable new music out this week, from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamildrops team-up with the Decemberists to a Thelonious Monk reissue.

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NATO sounds alarm on banned Russian missile system

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO allies on Friday publicly raised concern about a Russian cruise missile system that the alliance says may break a Cold War-era pact banning such weapons, in a show of support for Washington.

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Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: ‘It’s About Time’

The band will join the institution in April along with Nina Simone, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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Exclusive: Australia sound out Scolari for World Cup job

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Australia have approached World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari about leading them to the 2018 tournament in Russia, the former Brazil and Portugal boss has told Reuters.

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Review: Taylor Swift Leads a Jingle Ball Full of Hardheaded Women and Nice Guys

The annual concert of hitmakers at Madison Square Garden slighted pop’s diversity, offering a narrow definition of what “hit radio” looked like in 2017.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Seun Kuti and Santana Sound an Alarm, and 10 More New Songs

The week's most notable new songs, from Migos to Johnny Mathis.

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The Pour: Wines That Resound in Memory

These are not necessarily the 10 best bottles of 2017, but they are the most memorable.

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What baby talk sounds like around the world

We all use baby talk when we babble with bundles of joy, but does how we talk to infants vary across cultures?

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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The stories behind your favorite Christmas songs

Grab your Mariah Carey vocals. 'Tis the season for Christmas caroling.

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Communist-Era Crooner and Far-Right Metal Band Share a Spotlight

“The Sinatra of the East” and a heavy metal group known for anti-Muslim lyrics were honored in the Czech Republic’s answer to the Grammys.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: The Hold Steady Get Revved Up and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's notable new releases, from Beyoncé joining Ed Sheeran to the latest from Craig David's comeback.

Classical Music nytimes.com

A Violinist as Riveting in Silence as in Sound

Janine Jansen, a star in Europe, claims one of New York’s musical prizes this season: a Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall that begins on Dec. 7.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: U2 Releases ‘Songs of Experience.’ Cynicism Not Included.

On the follow-up to the 2014 album “Songs of Innocence,” the band sets out to counter the despair of 2017 with love and optimism.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

A State Department exodus marks a new stage in the broken and increasingly contentious relationship between Rex W. Tillerson and much of his work force.

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Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.

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Sound in Atlantic not from missing Argentine submarine: navy spokesman

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A sound detected on Monday in the South Atlantic, near where an Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew went missing five days ago, is not believed to have come from the ill-fated vessel, a navy spokesman said.

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Sounds detected in undersea area where Argentine sub went missing

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine authorities were analyzing sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday as they searched for a navy submarine that went missing five days ago after reporting an electrical malfunction.

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Noel Gallagher discards any trace of Oasis sound in new album

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher embarked on a new kind of creative journey with his latest album "Who Built the Moon?" with his High Flying Birds band.

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Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Malcolm Young of AC/DC: Listen to 10 Essential Songs

The musician, who died on Saturday, gave the band its architectural foundation, using his rhythm guitar to make AC/DC swing as much as it stomped.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs

Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith.

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Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Meet the Musicians Who Gave Isaac Hayes His Groove

A new boxed CD set helps shine a light on the band — born out of the Bar-Kays — that backed this soul star on “Hot Buttered Soul” and beyond.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Björk’s New Album Is a Love Letter to Optimism

Björk discusses “Utopia,” an enthusiastic reaction to her dark heartbreak record, “Vulnicura,” and the election of President Trump, and her post about Lars von Trier.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Popcast: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Has Arrived. Let’s Discuss.

Ms. Swift plays a different game on her sixth album — making pop music that directly competes with the rest of the field’s dominant players. A panel discussion, on Popcast.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

A singer and guitarist who became a hero of the Northwest music scene of the 1990s, he set a standard for do-it-yourself perseverance.

Rap and Hip-Hop nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Eminem Reflects, Sturgill Simpson Busks and 11 More New Songs

Elvis Costello releases a new track, Betty Davis brings the "F.U.N.K.," and more songs that caught our critics' attention this week.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: Swift Is a 2017 Pop Machine on ‘Reputation,’ but at What Cost?

On her sneakily potent sixth album, the pop star shifts away from her signature melodies, engaging with the competition on its terms, not hers.

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Analysis: This is what 44 seconds of GOP senators not responding to questions about Roy Moore sounds like

When Senate leaders planned an event Thursday afternoon with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House economic guru Gary Cohn to tout the rollout of their tax plan, the words "Roy Moore underage girl" were not likely on their minds.

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'A simple war maniac': North Koreans sound off after Trump

US President Donald Trump had already flown to China by the time ordinary North Koreans heard he'd addressed South Korea's National Assembly.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Charlotte Gainsbourg Finds Her Own Voice

For her fourth album, “Rest,” she did something she’s never done before: write her own lyrics, digging into her family’s tangled history for inspiration.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Taylor Swift, Entering a New Era, Sticks to a Safe Space: Tumblr

As the singer prepares to release “Reputation,” her die-hard fans interact directly with their queen away from the critical glare of other social media.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: The Return of the Real Boy Band and 10 More New Songs

Hear Feist honor Leonard Cohen, N.E.R.D snap back to life and more new songs that caught our critics' attention this week.

Music nytimes.com

Disability: Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music

I am deaf. But getting cochlear implants led me to explore more deeply what music meant to me.

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This is what your knee sounds like

Gospel Music nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

The latest installment in the “Bootleg Series” provides new perspective on the songwriter’s controversial Christian years.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The British pop singer, who has a new album, tried to come out on his own terms. But now he’s listening.

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Sounders, Whitecaps play scoreless draw in West semi-final

(Reuters) - Defending champions Seattle Sounders played out a goalless draw against host Vancouver Whitecaps in the first leg of the Western Conference semi-final of the Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Gregory Porter Celebrates Nat King Cole and 8 More New Songs

Hear Brian Eno and Kevin Shields's new track, plus songs from Rhye, Sleigh Bells and more.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Jon Batiste: Fats Domino and the Rock ’n’ Roll I Didn’t Know

His rollicking piano style was the bridge to a new genre.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Fats Domino Songs: Listen to 12 Essential Tracks

His easygoing image concealed the boldness and subtlety of his music — Domino was an innovator who didn’t flaunt it. A dozen songs from his prime years prove it.

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UPDATE 2-Guggenheim's Minerd says U.S. bull market in bonds 'soundly in place'

NEW YORK, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. bull market in bonds is "still soundly in place" despite the rise of the 10-year yield above 2.4 percent this week, Scott Minerd, global chief investment officer at Guggenheim Partners, said on Wednesday.

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Guggenheim's Minerd says U.S. bull market in bonds 'soundly in place'

NEW YORK, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. bull market in bonds is "still soundly in place" despite the 10-year yield's recent rise above 2.4 percent this week, Scott Minerd, global chief investment at Guggenheim Partners, said Wednesday.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Taylor Swift Has a Miserable Crush and 12 More New Songs

Hear the tracks the caught our critics' attention this week, from Fever Ray, Colleen, Chris Stapleton and more.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet

She’s always been outspoken, honest and unfiltered. But now the singer is taking more control of her sound, with a new album, “Meaning of Life.”

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A 100-Car Army of Sound in Los Angeles

A new composition by Ryoji Ikeda created a wash of sound — car stereos blaring variations on the note A — as part of the Red Bull Music Academy festival.

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BRIEF-Henry Schein Medical announces exclusive distribution agreement with Terason® for ultrasound device

* Henry Schein Medical announces exclusive distribution agreement with Terason® for ultrasound device Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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On Pro Basketball: Months of N.B.A. Sound and Fury, Signifying No Threat to the Warriors

The league went through a transformative off-season, with star players switching teams and the league overhauling rules. But the most important thing didn’t change.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Jackie Shane, a Transgender Soul Pioneer, Re-emerges After Four Decades

Her electric performances in the 1960s made her an elusive cult heroine. A Numero Group boxed set unravels her true story for the first time.

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Is this the sound that made US diplomatic staff in Cuba sick?

A new audio recording said to capture what was heard by some US embassy workers amid a series of attacks on American diplomats in Cuba is adding another layer of intrigue around the mysterious incidents that sickened at least 22 US diplomats and family members.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Mavis Staples Warns of Deadly Force, and 9 More New Songs

Hear the songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from a studio reverie by Beck to a globe-hopping track by Major Lazer.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Robert Plant, Party of One. (With Friends, Too.)

On his new solo album, “Carry Fire,” the onetime Led Zeppelin frontman explores “grooves and moods,” from the blues to North African rhythms.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: St. Vincent Makes Her Move Into Pop With ‘Masseduction’

Ten years after her debut, Annie Clark teams up with the hitmaker Jack Antonoff for an album that paints pop as deep, dark and filled with paradoxes.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Tom Petty, Classic Rocker? Sure. And Weird Video Star, Too.

Mr. Petty and his wacky visual aesthetic belonged to MTV, alongside Duran Duran and Cyndi Lauper, as much as it did to the rock ’n’ roll canon.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Mysterious Sounds and Scary Illnesses as Political Tools

The narrative around the “sonic attack” on the American embassy in Cuba fits a troubling pattern for Trump.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings for Puerto Rico and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's most notable tracks from the Breeders, Big K.R.I.T. and Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Pink Quietly Became Pop Royalty. Here’s How She Made It Last.

Nearly 20 years after her debut, she’s never faded away. Instead, she’s steadily sold music, has had four No. 1 hits and now a new album, “Beautiful Trauma.”

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Radiohead, Nina Simone and Kate Bush Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The shortlist for 2018 also includes Rage Against the Machine, Bon Jovi, LL Cool J, Judas Priest and more.

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King Krule, a Cult Singer in the Making, Is Setting the Terms Himself

The London artist Archy Marshall purposefully pulled back from underground fame — and recording with Kanye West — ahead of his new album, “The Ooz.”

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: Kelela’s ‘Take Me Apart’ Is R&B That’s Intimate Inside and Out

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An Appraisal: Tom Petty, an Unfussy Rock Star Who Kept His Tenacity Under Cover

His songs were modest, but could deliver a gut punch. He became a star in the 1970s, but adapted to the emergence of MTV.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Review: Katy Perry, Queen of Froth, Stars in a Carnival of Her Own

On tour supporting her latest album, “Witness,” the pop star created a wacky spectacle that highlighted the strength of her older material.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy: Me and My Guitar

The former French first lady (and ex-supermodel) is releasing her fifth album — and the thumbs-up from the Rolling Stones really made her day.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Tom Petty Dies; His Lyrics Spoke for Underdogs

Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.

Music nytimes.com

Listen to 14 Essential Tom Petty Songs

The hit singles he recorded between 1976 and 1993 made him a radio star, but his songs were packed with nuance just below the surface.

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Tom Petty's most memorable songs

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Tom Petty's career spanned five decades.

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Las Vegas Shooting: What Can We Learn From the Sound of Gunfire?

A New York Times reporter — and Marine veteran — analyzes the barrage that left at least 59 dead.

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Witness: It sounded like gunman reloaded clips

Witness Joe Pitzel describes what happened as gunfire erupted at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Hear Beyoncé Join ‘Mi Gente,’ Plus 9 More New Songs

Listen to the songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from a track Chance the Rapper debuted on "Colbert" to the finale of Torres' new album.

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Federal court strikes down abortion ultrasound law in Kentucky

(Reuters) - A federal court struck down a law in Kentucky on Wednesday that requires women seeking an abortion to first undergo an ultrasound and hear a description of the embryo or fetus.

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Kentucky's pre-abortion ultrasound requirement struck down

A Kentucky federal judge struck down an anti-abortion law that required women to receive an ultrasound before they can legally have an abortion.

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Using sound to attack: How does it work?

This much we do know: A US government official said an acoustic device may have been used to attack State Department employees at the US Embassy in Havana.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The Boss on Broadway: Bruce Springsteen on His ‘First Real Job’

It’s not a small rock show or a theatrical event. Inspired by a White House concert, one of rock’s celebrated storytellers is bringing his tales to a new stage.

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EPA chief getting a sound-proof booth

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is known for mandating note-free meetings, he's the only administrator to have requested his 24/7 own security detail and now he's about to have his own sound-proof booth.

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On Soccer: Meet Decibel Bellini, the Booming Soundtrack to Napoli Goals

A radio D.J.’s thunderous stadium announcements have won over fans and players alike, and made him a global social media sensation.

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North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking."

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North Korea's foreign minister calls Trump's U.N. address 'sound of dog barking'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called U.S. President Donald Trump's address to the United Nations "the sound of a dog barking", brushing aside Trump's remarks that the United States may be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea.

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The sweet sounds of 'Guitar Street'

Ton That Anh looks perturbed ... and it's not just because I'm umm-ing and ah-ing about which of his handmade acoustic guitars to buy.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Blasts From the Past From the Rolling Stones, D’Angelo, Neil Young and Can

Reissued, rearranged, remastered and repackaged, pieces from pop music history reappear.

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Insurance giant sounds alarm on Harvey and Irma

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have finally hit the insurance industry.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: Foo Fighters Stand Up for the Power of Rock (Again) on ‘Concrete and Gold’

On the band’s ninth album, Dave Grohl fights for classic-rock virtues. But with the producer Greg Kurstin, he also embraces the flexibility of the digital era.

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LCD Soundsystem's 'American Dream' tops Billboard chart at No. 1

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Electro-rock band LCD Soundsystem scored its first chart-topping record on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, the only new album in the top ten after a quiet week of releases.

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Kristen Bell sings 'Frozen' songs to evacuees

"Frozen" actress Kristen Bell lifted spirits by singing to Florida evacuees during Hurricane Irma.

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Israeli jets break sound barrier in south Lebanon causing damage

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli jets flew low over the city of Saida in southern Lebanon on Sunday causing sonic booms that broke windows and shook buildings for the first time in years, security sources and residents said.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The National in Virtual Reality

Check out the trailer for the virtual reality experience “The National: Something Out of Nothing.” Directed by the Oscar nominee Marshall Curry, the experience follows the rock band The National, from studio to stage.

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Don Williams, Singer of Plain-Spoken Country Songs, Dies at 78

Mr. Williams, whose admirers included Pete Townshend and Eric Clapton, was best known for ballads extolling the virtues of romantic commitment.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The National: Something Out of Nothing

The Oscar-nominated director Marshall Curry takes you behind the scenes, in virtual reality, with the rock band the National as they record in their cozy studio and perform a frenetic live rock show.

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Album Review: The National Gives Its Sound a Jolt on ‘Sleep Well Beast’

Seven albums into its career, the band moves beyond elegant melancholia as its music grapples with knottier questions.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

‘Despacito’ Owned the Summer. What’s Next for Latin Pop?

Artists and executives from the Spanish-speaking world believe the hit song and the world of streaming have broken down barriers.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Review: Lana Del Rey, a Character No More

At a show kicking off a handful of concerts supporting her latest album, “Lust for Life,” the focus wasn’t on the singer’s persona, but her voice.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

U2 Offers ‘Songs of Experience’ to a World That’s on Fire

After putting the band’s new album on pause to absorb the “shock” of the elections, the group is returning with songs that present joy as defiance.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Now on Stage: The Countdown to a New Taylor Swift Album

The release of new Taylor Swift album is always an instructive lesson in marketing. But with streaming dominant, the playbook is being rewritten.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Shania Twain Walked Out on Top. Now She Wants Back In.

Ms. Twain is set to release “Now,” her first album in 15 years, on Sept. 29.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: Pop Star Egos Get Pushed Aside at Wacky, Socially Aware MTV V.M.A.s

The show, hosted by Katy Perry, started off with lighthearted tweaks of pop perfectionism, then turned to more serious issues.

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Resident: Harvey sounds like a freight train

Rockport, Texas, resident Karl Hattman details the extensive damage he is seeing as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Taylor Swift Goes to a Darker Place: Discuss

Her new single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” is defined by her hardening view of others. The song sets a mood for her sixth album, due in November.

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Sounds strange: Sonic assault likely not attack, experts say

The mysterious sonic attack on US diplomats stationed in Cuba is raising questions about weapons that sound more like something out of James Bond than reality.

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Anderson Cooper: That's the sound of Trump lying again

During a recap of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix, Anderson Cooper pointed out the falsehoods in Trump's statements about the media.

London (England) nytimes.com

After Big Ben Rings Out, the Sound of Silence in London

Britain’s most famous bell will be largely quiet for the next four years while the tower in which it is housed is renovated.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

James Murphy Wants to Justify LCD Soundsystem’s Existence (Again)

Six years after a dramatic farewell, the New York hipster rock star is back with a new album and an explanation.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Queens of the Stone Age, Redefining Itself to Renew Its Sound

Joshua Homme’s band teamed with the pop- and soul-leaning producer Mark Ronson for its seventh album, “Villains,” but didn’t stray far from its aesthetic.

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'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is sounding more likely

HBO scored a hit with "Big Little Lies," and its showrunner says more may be coming.

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London braced for Bolt and Farah swansongs

LONDON (Reuters) - It will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men's 4x100 meters relay at the World Championships.

Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Pink Returns, Asking Questions With No Clear Answers

Hear the 9 tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from Frankie Rose, Marshmello and more.

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Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SoundCloud has received a "substantial" round of investment, the online music streaming service said on Friday, insulating it from potentially running out of cash later this year.

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UPDATE 1-Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

FRANKFURT, Aug 11 (Reuters) - SoundCloud has received a "substantial" round of investment, the online music streaming service said on Friday, insulating it from potentially running out of cash later this year.

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Cash-strapped SoundCloud receives new funding; CEO to step aside

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SoundCloud has received a "substantial" new round of investment, the company said on Friday, insulating the popular online music streaming service from potentially running out of cash later this year, after laying off 40 percent of its staff in July.

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Review: On ‘Rainbow,’ Kesha Nods to the Past and Roars Into the Future

The singer explores a broad palette of emotions and a wider range of sounds — jittery punk, country-folk — in her first new music since 2013.

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The Interpreter: Trump’s Threat of War With North Korea May Sound Scarier Than It Is

North Korea’s nuclear program is serious, but research on foreign threats and bellicose rhetoric suggests that Americans can hold off on building bomb shelters.

Music nytimes.com

Listen to 10 Essential Glen Campbell Songs

From his collaborations with Jimmy Webb in the 1960s to his farewell two months ago, hear some of the most moving performances by an American Everyman.

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Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81

A sharecropper’s son who became a recording, television and movie star, Mr. Campbell also battled alcohol and drugs and became a public face of Alzheimer’s disease.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

A Word With: 13 Shows. No Repeats. Trey Anastasio on How Phish Pulled Off the ‘Baker’s Dozen.’

The guitarist and singer explains how the band prepped for its longest residency, picked out its covers — and then ditched all of its plans.

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Review: Lady Gaga, the Flashy Provocateur, Battles Lady Gaga, the Raw Voice

The singer and songwriter’s tour supporting her latest album, “Joanne,” was most powerful when she stripped back the pop ostentation and revealed her pain.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kelela Wants Answers, and Jackie Shane Gets Another Shot

Hear the week's 10 most notable new songs from Rae Sremmurd, Garbage, Thundercat and more.

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Under pressure, the White House can sound familiar

For President Donald Trump's ever-evolving communications staff, the fickle force that drives their days often appears in a tweet. The subject matter might be difficult to predict, but the means by which it arrives can feel as certain as the very early rising sun.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Mick Jagger Takes Aim at a Mad World

Hear the week's most notable new songs from Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Maggie Rogers, Gregg Allman and more.

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England Lost: sardonic Mick Jagger releases two songs responding to Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has released two politically charged songs targeting what he sees as the uncertainty and surrealism permeating politics in the age of Brexit and Donald Trump.

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BRIEF-Sound Financial Q2 earnings per share $0.50

* Sound financial bancorp, inc. Reports 2nd quarter net income of $1.3 million or $0.50 per share

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Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Bill

Seven Republicans joined Democrats to vote down a measure that would have repealed the Affordable Care Act without a replacement

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Album Review: On Arcade Fire’s ‘Everything Now,’ Pop Can Reach Deep and Be a Distraction

The band’s new album glitters with pop allusions, but when the balance between earnestness and exhilaration slips, it becomes slighter than earlier works.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Justin Bieber Cancels ‘Purpose’ Tour Dates for His ‘Soul and Well-Being’

The pop singer has performed more than 150 shows in the last 16 months.

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UPDATE 1-EU sounds alarm, urges U.S. to coordinate on Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS, July 22 (Reuters) - The European Union sounded an alarm on Saturday about moves in the U.S. Congress to step up U.S. sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences.

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EU sounds alarm, urges U.S. to coordinate on Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS, July 22 (Reuters) - The European Union sounded an alarm on Saturday about moves in the U.S. Congress to step up U.S. sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences.

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Investigators: Woman shot after officer heard loud sounds

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Queen Biopic Will Happen, Band Says

The long-gestating movie is set to begin filming this year, with Rami Malek playing Freddie Mercury.

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Surround Sound? You Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet

At Empac, musicians and technicians are learning to work with sophisticated advances in spatial audio technologies.

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Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until fourth quarter after layoffs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SoundCloud, the world's biggest music-streaming service, is still struggling to find a business model - it now has just enough cash to last until fourth quarter, after laying off 40 percent of its staff, a representative said on Thursday.

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Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until Q4 after layoffs

FRANKFURT, July 13 (Reuters) - SoundCloud, the world's biggest music-streaming service, is still struggling to find a business model - it now has just enough cash to last until fourth quarter, after laying off 40 percent of its staff, a representative said on Thursday.

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Poland's ruling PiS passes law on judges, opposition sounds alarm

WARSAW (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Wednesday pushed through a bill to give parliament a greater say in appointing judges, a move that the opposition and rights groups said violated the constitutional separation of powers.

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BRIEF-Hudson Pacific Properties says signed agreement with Netflix for soundstages, office and support space

* Hudson Pacific Properties - signed agreement with Netflix to occupy more soundstages, office and support space at Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Camping teen awakens to 'crunching sound' as bear bites his head

A camp staffer at a Christian summer camp in Colorado has been hospitalized after he was woken up early Sunday morning by a bear chewing on his head.

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Pierre Henry, Composer Who Found the Music in Sounds, Dies at 89

Mr. Henry abandoned notes in favor of ambient sounds — dripping water, car horns, bird calls, locomotive engines — which he manipulated with a tape recorder in surprising ways.

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LCD Soundsystem member comes out as transgender

Gavin Russom is on a new path that has nothing to do with LCD Soundsystem's new album.

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BRIEF-Ultra Petroleum says resolved litigation with Cross Sound Management

* Last remaining objection to implementation of company's plan of reorganization has been resolved

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Haim Wants to Prove That Vintage Vibes Feel Just Fine Now

The sisters from California are an anomaly in the music business today: a rock band very much devoted to being a rock band.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: Hey Violet and Terror Jr: The New Female Pop Rebels

“From the Outside,” by Hey Violet, is one of this year’s best pop albums. And Terror Jr sounds like the band’s irresponsible older sister.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: At K-Pop Festival, Korean Stars Align With Their Superfans

KCON, an annual event in its third year in New Jersey, tries to make the global phenomenon of the South Korean pop music scene feel like an intimate subculture.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Disputes Over Prince’s Estate Throw the Future of His Vault Into Question

Universal said it wants to cancel its $31 million deal for Prince’s music over conflicts with an earlier agreement Prince signed with Warner Bros.

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Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Britain's Glastonbury Festival fell silent for a minute on Friday in memory of recent terror attacks and the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, before Hacienda Classical eased revelers into the first day of music at the world's biggest greenfield festival.

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Prodigy, Rapper Who Helped Forge the Sound of New York Hip-Hop, Dies at 42

Half of the duo Mobb Deep, Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, had been hospitalized in Las Vegas suffering from complications of sickle-cell anemia.

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Hear what Jared Kushner sounds like

Jared Kushner speaks! Hear what he sounds like. CNN's Jeanne Moos has reaction to the voice of Jared.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Album Review: Lorde Learns She Can’t Party Away Her Melancholy on ‘Melodrama’

After conquering pop in 2013, this 20-year-old singer has released a second album full of nights out and their discontents.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Accusations About Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Lecture Rekindle an Old Debate

A Slate article on Tuesday alleged that Mr. Dylan cribbed lines from a SparkNotes online guide to “Moby-Dick.”

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Katy Perry Woke Up. She Wants to Tell You All About It.

Ms. Perry, who has a new album, “Witness,” says she no longer wants to be the frothy pop star she once was. And she intends to reveal her true self.

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Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Asks What Trump’s Tweets Would Sound Like if Legally Vetted

After a second appeals court ruled against President Trump’s travel ban, Mr. Meyers tried creating a lawyer-approved Trump tweet.

cnn.com

Songs from Tanzania's island of albinos

"I was rejected at birth by my father," says Christina Wagulu. "My uncles have threatened to kill me because of my condition. Men stigmatize me and don't like me."

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

As Trump Sounds Urgent Note on Travel Ban, a Vetting Revamp Grinds On

To date, little has changed to achieve the executive orders’ stated goal: to tighten up vetting of people trying to get into the country.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

How Ariana Grande’s Manchester Benefit Came Together So Quickly

The singer’s manager, Scooter Braun, explains how a show featuring Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Coldplay was assembled in a hectic 10 days.

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Dylan's Nobel speech: songs only need to move you, not make sense

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nobel prizewinner Bob Dylan said on Monday that unlike literature his songs were meant to be sung not read and that they only needed to move people, not to make sense.

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Politicians, activists, businesses sound off on climate deal

President Donald Trump on Thursday issued his long-expected decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate deal.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

From the Archives: The Original Review of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

This assessment of the Beatles’ album ran in The New York Times on June 18, 1967.

On Fire (Book) nytimes.com

American Beauties: ‘On Fire’ Makes Bad Habits Sound Very Sweet

This 1994 firefighting memoir, by the Southern writer Larry Brown, vividly captures both fear and the sort of pride that comes with mastery.

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NYPD must face lawsuit over 'sound cannons' at protests: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Police Department failed to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it used excessive force by employing military-grade sound cannons, which can emit ear-piercing noise, to disperse protesters.

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NYPD must face lawsuit over 'sound cannons' at protests -judge

NEW YORK, June 1 (Reuters) - The New York City Police Department failed to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it used excessive force by employing military-grade sound cannons, which can emit ear-piercing noise, to disperse protesters.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Dua Lipa Was Raised on Pop Bangers. Now She Writes Them.

Ms. Lipa’s sassy pop songs have been streamed hundreds of millions of times. Her debut album arrives this week.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at 50: Still Full of Joy and Whimsy

It’s time to free the album of its cultural burdens and enjoy the fun.

Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Matt Ox Delivers the Sound of This Second

Hear the week's most notable new songs from Rita Ora, Washed Out, Gary Allan, Charles Lloyd and more.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Shakira Finds Liberation, One Song at a Time

The new songs in Spanish on this Colombian star’s “El Dorado” bring back her playfulness, and the track “Chantaje” already has 1.5 billion streams.

Music nytimes.com

Finding Songs Hidden in Britain’s Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman released four albums with the indie band Hefner. Now he writes songs about the communities whose soldiers all returned home safely from World War I.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

You May Not Know Jack Antonoff. But You Probably Love His Music.

Mr. Antonoff, who is a producer and songwriter for the likes of Lorde and Taylor Swift, has a new album as Bleachers.

Federal Reserve System nytimes.com

Fed Sounded Note of Caution at Last Meeting on Raising Interest Rates

The account of the meeting, at which rates were kept steady, showed that the decision on whether to lift rates in June still hangs in the balance.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Panic Grips Manchester Arena After Explosion

The police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, England, where the American pop singer Ariana Grande had been performing.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Review: Future and Migos, Onstage With Their Hits on Shuffle

In a landscape where streaming is remaking the top of the charts, one of the biggest pop tours of the year features hip-hop stars from Atlanta.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

A Soundtrack for China’s Gender-Bending Youth Culture

Meet the five young women from China who want nothing more than to show the world they can be their country’s biggest boy band.

cnn.com

Toobin on NYT report: Sounds close to a confession

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin says -- as the New York Times is reporting -- that if President Trump told the Russians that firing James Comey "removed pressure," it would be close to a confession to obstruction of justice.

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The Rock sounds like a polished politician

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson appeared on Thursday's episode of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," and if you didn't know any better, you would have thought he was a veteran politician.

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Personal music playlists may reduce medication use with dementia

(Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents with dementia who listen to a personalized music playlist may need less psychotropic medication and have improved behavior, a recent study suggests.

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UPDATE 1-Wife of Soundgarden's Cornell calls suicide 'inexplicable'

May 19 (Reuters) - The wife of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said on Friday that she did not believe the singer meant to kill himself, suggesting anxiety drugs he was taking might have played a role in his death.

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Wife of Soundgarden's Cornell calls suicide 'inexplicable'

May 19 (Reuters) - The wife of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said on Friday that she did not believe the singer meant to kill himself, suggesting anxiety drugs he was taking might have played a role in his death.

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Best of Late Night: Dwayne Johnson Sounds Pretty Serious About Running for President

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, the actor known as The Rock doubled down on the possibility that he would run in 2020.