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FEAR OF MISSING OUT Relive the ’90s on Debut EP ’96’: Exclusive First Listen

J.KELR of Blended Babies and OMRIII of Midnight Swim Club have joined forces as FEAR OF MISSING OUT, a producer-singer duo that made their love of the 1990s clear on their debut EP, 96. While it officially releases on Dec. 8, Billboard is exclusively premiering it a day early. “We’ve been working together for about four years,” the two told Billboard in a joint statement. “Whenever we’d get ...

Catalan Separatists Rally in Brussels as Elections Approach

Thousands of Catalan separatists protested in Brussels against what they see as Europe’s inaction in pushing the Spanish government to address their claim that the region should become independent. About 45,000 people took part in the demonstration, the Brussels police said on their Twitter account. Under the slogan of “Europe Wake Up!, Democracy for Catalonia,” the rally provided fresh evidence t...

Zimbabwe to Cut Spending, Relax Its Black Ownership Laws

Zimbabwe will trim spending and increase tax revenue next year and relax laws that require black citizens hold majority stakes in companies as it looks to restore confidence and boost economic growth, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said. The measures will reduce the southern African nation’s fiscal deficit to 3.5 percent of gross domestic product next year from an estimated 9.4 percent in 2016...

Keillor: Radio station fired me without full investigation

Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” spanning an extended period against the former “A Prairie Home Companion” host. Jon McTaggart, CEO of MPR’s parent company American Public Media Group, addressed the issue at an employee meeting Wednes...

Meek Mill Working Multiple Jobs in Prison for Little Pay: Report

Things aren’t looking up for Meek Mill, who’s second bail motion was denied once again by a Pennsylvania court earlier this week. In a new development in Meek’s prison saga, TMZ reports that the rapper is reportedly spending his time handling various jobs to make some money and the pay is far from what the MMG rapper is used to.  Coming from nabbing the No. 2 spot on the Billboar...

Deezer Betting On Hi-Fi Audio as Streaming Service Launches In Japan

After years of trying, Deezer is about to launch in Japan, partnering with audio hardware companies Onkyo Pioneer and Yamaha to deliver lossless CD quality streaming to the world’s second biggest music market. Deezer says it is the first streaming platform to provide Hi-Res 16-Bit FLAC CD quality audio to Japanese consumers, who from tomorrow (Dec 8) will be able to listen to a catalog of ov...

Sinn Fein to Protest in DUP Leader’s Hometown Over Irish Border Dispute

As Brexit threatens to tear up the rules that helped bring peace to Northern Ireland, those who want to protect the open border with the Republic of Ireland are taking to the streets to protest. Sinn Fein, the party that wants Northern Ireland to be part of the Republic of Ireland, will hold a protest on Saturday in the border village of Rosslea to call for special status for the U.K. territory af...

Amber Rubarth Shares ‘Townes’ From ‘American Folk’ Movie Soundtrack

If you’re going to write songs for a project called American Folk, Townes Van Zandt ought to figure in there somewhere, right?  “Townes,” one of two songs Amber Rubarth wrote for the soundtrack to the new film she and fellow singer-songwriter Joe Purdy star in (premiering exclusively below), is not about Van Zandt per se. But it does invoke his name in the chorus (the line came t...

Jim James on How His Covers Album ‘Reflects the Turbulent Times’ & What’s Next for My Morning Jacket

Just days after George Harrison passed away in 2001, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James recorded a bunch of the Beatle’s material as a way to come to terms with his grief. That day-long session resulted in a sparse, raw recording of some of Harrison’s best known tunes, including “My Sweet Lord” and “Long, Long, Long,” packaged together in 2009 as Tribute To. Now, James is set to release a follow-up to ...