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Face the Music: King Princess wants you to come be yourself at her State show

King Princess. Photo by Collier Schorr “I’m going to give people an area to be themselves, and I’m going to keep doing that forever,” says 23-year-old pop singer-songwriter Mikaela Straus, who records and performs under the name King Princess. On Thursday, that venue will be the State Theater where Strauss and her band will perform …

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No tune, no words, no dance: why white noise is the music industry’s newest hit | MUSIC

There’s no melody, no lyrics, and you can’t dance to it. Don’t let this put you off: white noise is the next big thing in the music industry. Streaming services have seen an explosion of tracks over the past year consisting entirely of hissing, humming, bubbling and other varieties of radio static, as well as …

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Music, history and food mark Dane County Farmers’ Market’s 50th anniversary

Lucas Robinson | Wisconsin State Journal Even after 13 years as a vendor at the Dane County Farmers Market, Shirley Young considers herself “young” there. Young, of Young Earth Farm in Randolph, was gathering the remaining produce at her booth Saturday as she began a casual picnic on Capitol Square to celebrate the 50th anniversary …

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Scooter Braun regrets how he handled Taylor Swift’s music acquisition

Music executive Scooter Braun appeared on NPR’s “The Limits with Jay Williams” on Tuesday. Braun, 41, opened up about acquiring Taylor Swift’s first six albums in June 2019. The takeover sparked a public feud between Swift and Brown, who says he “regrets” the way it was handled. Loading Something is loading. Scooter Braun regrets how …

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At the Fried Chicken Festival in New Orleans, clear skies, live music, crispy foods | Where NOLA eats

With clear skies and a light fall breeze, the weather was perfect along Lake New Orleans on Saturday for the return of the National Fried Chicken Festival. Nearly 30 vendors, three live performance venues, a bevy of hand-washing stations and a cashless system for purchasing food and drinks highlighted the first day of the festival, …

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