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20Aug/140

Michael Cera releases surprise album of lo-fi bedroom pop

Michael Cera releases surprise album of lo-fi bedroom pop
Cera's choice of musical tags seem to sum it up: “alternative / dirty / hello / home recording / modest / music / New York”. But these tracks also evoke the work of Cera's friends Nick Thorburn (of Islands) and Honus Honus (of Man Man) with whom he ...
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Download the new song from Flying Lotus' alter ego Captain Murphy 'Cosplay'
Flying Lotus has been a pretty busy guy lately. He's preparing for the release of his new album You're Dead! (which has some pretty killer guest features via Kendrick Lamar, Thundercat, and Snoop Dogg), and he's also recording new music under his rap ...
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20Aug/140

BMC inquiry for public access of road next to Shah Rukh Khans Mannat

BMC has received a complaint from the Watchdog Foundation about giving public access to the road next to Shah Rukh Khan's bungalow Mannat, a short cut route that will be easily accessible for pilgrims to visit the popular Mount Mary Church of the city.


According to the members of the Watchdog Foundation, the season of Bandra Fair in Mumbai will be starting soon and the place tends to get overcrowded considering that the public fair has lakhs of people visiting the church to offer their prayers every year. Hence, they have demanded an access to the small road that goes via Shah Rukh Khan's palatial residence Mannat as it will reduce the chaotic situation caused by visitors.


The route in question has been closed for almost three years and it is being said that the action was taken owing to the security of Shah Rukh Khan. However, despite that, last year, owing to large number of pilgrims who visited the Church, the route was opened on the third day of the annual fair and was shut down immediately after it ended.


The trustee of Watchdog Foundation, Nicholas Almeida stated that the route that passes adjacent to Mannat is a shorter route and people have easy access to the church. Hence last year, the route was opened and in fact, the foundation was even provided with an assurance that it will opened permanently. But now the road has been shut again, because of which the foundation has to demand access for it once again.


Assistant Deputy Commissioner from BMC Zone 3, Prashant Satpale is currently looking into the matter and he has revealed that he has been asked to do an inquiry and will soon be sending the report.


Shah Rukh Khan lives in Mannat along with his wife Gauri Khan and his three children, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.
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19Aug/140

Rani Mukerji’s next film to be outside YRF banner

Actress Rani Mukerji, now married to Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra, says that her next will be outside her home banner. Her forthcoming release “Mardaani”, which has been directed by Pradeep Sarkar, has been produced by YRF. So, when asked whether she would star only in her home banner, Rani said: “No, […]
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19Aug/140

CBFC CEO Rakesh Kumar arrested for second case of bribery

Recently, it was reported that the CEO of the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had been booked after a CBFC panel member and an agent were held accepting bribe allegedly on his behalf. Now we hear that Kumar has been arrested by the CBI in a different case of bribery.


This arrest comes after the CBI was led to evidence of Rakesh Kumar's involvement in bribery being accepted from film producers to expedite certification by a different agent who was being interrogated for a while now. Rakesh Kumar will now be produced in court on Tuesday, post which the CBI expects to dig out more information in the case involving collusion between the CBFC and film producers.


Interestingly, this arrest came after Sarvesh Jaiswal, who was also arrested and subsequently interrogated in the first bribery case, lead the investigative team to another agent named Kishanpalli. Later on interrogating Kishanpalli, the CBI uncovered evidence of Rakesh Kumar's alleged involvement in accepting bribes from certain production houses.
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19Aug/140

New Fugazi Music! (Well, Very Old Fugazi Music!)

New Fugazi Music! (Well, Very Old Fugazi Music!)
They tracked 11 songs, ten of which were ultimately dubbed to cassette tape and distributed free at shows, with the band encouraging people to share the recording. ... The record has been mastered by TJ Lipple and will be available on CD and LP+Mp3.
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For your enjoyment take in a concert
... Conductors. Carrying on in the nature of the historical weekend forthcoming, Carlene Carter leads this week's free MP3 download. ... Many miles and songs later, Todd Day Wait's Pigpen disembarks in Bristol for Border Bash on June 6.
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Playing Favorites: The 2Q 2014 Album Reviews Roundup
These songs aren't confessions so much as documents of Kozelek's life passed and passing. Honest, sometimes funny there's a sadness to every one. Rating: Vinyl (though it's only available on CD/mp3). The Hussy / Digital Leather (Southpaw)— The Digital ...
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The SML Podcast – Talking Games With A Little Bit Of Mayhem Festival From ...
Check out the mp3 of the show here or check out the YouTube version! If that doesn't work for you, you can check us out on iTunes and subscribe to us and get all of the episodes a few days early! We wrap up the show this week with some Zelda songs in ...
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19Aug/140

Censors slam rape dialogue in Mardaani give the film A certificate

The soon to release Yash Raj Film featuring Rani Mukerji, Mardaani, seems to have had a run in with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Apparently, the CBFC came down hard on the film and its maker with reference to a certain dialogue the film features being mouthed by a politician that says, 'Mera shauq rape hai'. However, the producer of the film Aditya Chopra apparently argued vehemently with the board members, claiming that the said dialogue was necessary to depict the dark side of human trafficking. Unfortunately, despite the strong argument, Adi had to finally give in to the demands of the board.

If that wasn't enough the CBFC also took objection to a scene that shows a young girl with blood oozing down her thighs, and also to a scene in which young girls are brutally hosed down and stripped by the force of the water. While the board has asked for the deletion of the first scene, the second has been requested to be toned down.

But despite these changes, Mardaani that is Yash Raj Film's most gritty and brutally raw film till date has been granted an 'A' certificate.

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18Aug/140

Singham Returns opening day collections top Rs. 32 crore

As expected, Ajay Devgn-starrer “Singham Returns” received a roaring response on its opening day, registering a collection of Rs.32.09 crore on day one. The Independence Day offering, directed by Rohit Shetty, has got a positive feedback from critics as well as audiences. It released Friday. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the figure, and tweeted Saturday: […]
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18Aug/140

Singham Returns opening day collections top Rs. 32 crore

As expected, Ajay Devgn-starrer “Singham Returns” received a roaring response on its opening day, registering a collection of Rs.32.09 crore on day one. The Independence Day offering, directed by Rohit Shetty, has got a positive feedback from critics as well as audiences. It released Friday. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the figure, and tweeted Saturday: […]
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18Aug/140

My Top 3 rock cover songs that surpassed the originals

My Top 3 rock cover songs that surpassed the originals
In my latest installment of “My Top 3” I will be listing down my favorite rock covers that not only surpassed the original but what is more important than this is that the artist covering it effectively “owned” the song in many aspects. Perhaps, it was ...
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Playing Favorites: The 2Q 2014 Album Reviews Roundup
These songs aren't confessions so much as documents of Kozelek's life passed and passing. Honest, sometimes funny there's a sadness to every one. Rating: Vinyl (though it's only available on CD/mp3). The Hussy / Digital Leather (Southpaw)— The Digital ...
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Tech This Out: Free music apps
Most of you probably have an iPod or MP3 player. It gets tiring paying for music, and you only ... Here's the cool part. If you have a song stuck in your head and you can't figure out what it is, you can sing or hum some of it, and it will recognize it ...
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18Aug/140

CBFC work interrupted due to arrests in department

The work of CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) suffered a major setback after two people, an advisory panel member and an authorized censor agent, were arrested for allegedly asking for a bribe of Rs. 70,000 on behalf of the CEO of the board from an urgent clearance of a film.


However, not ending there, even CEO Rakesh Kumar was investigated and thorough search was conducted by the CBI authorities at Kumar's residence. While the CBFC is currently under scrutiny after facing corruption charges, it seems the department is struggling to meet their deadlines owing to the sudden increase in the work pressure. It has been learnt that there are only 28 panel members in Mumbai and they have a backlog of about 40 feature films and 64 video films and it seems that it will take them some more time to go back to normalcy.


In fact, many popular films like Finding Fanny, Daawat-E-Ishq, Raja Natwarlal, Mary Kom and Creature (3D) are still waiting for their certification. Also, most of these films are slated to release by the end of August or may be early in September but are yet to receive a green signal from the board. As per the rules, a film needs to be certified at least 21 days before the release but because of the recent setback, the CBFC is yet to take a decision on these films.


It is also being said that the board also has a backlog of films from other states like Tamil Nadu and Kolkata. But since the members can attend only three to four screenings a day, they are finding it difficult to cope up.
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