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Man Arrested for Bomb Threat at SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas

The bomb threat forced the shutdown of a concert by the hip-hop band The Roots, and follows several package bomb explosions in Austin, Texas.

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Snapchat's Stock Sinks After Rihanna Denounces Domestic Violence Ad

The ad asked would you rather "slap Rihanna" or "punch Chris Brown." Snapchat pulled the ad, but its stock prices were still down by week's end.


The Tiny Desk Contest Entries We're Excited About This Week

There's still time to enter the Tiny Desk Contest — send in your video before midnight EST on March 25. In the meantime, check out some more entries we love.


Tyminski On Mountain Stage

Listen to the 14-time Grammy-winning vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter return to the Mountain Stage with his newest solo project.


South X Lullaby: Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass turns the laid-back groove of "Short Court Style" into the soft murmurs of late-night devotion.

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Case Closed: Preservation Hall's Missing Sousaphone Is Returned

In February, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans had a rare Italian-made sousaphone stolen. Now, thanks to an anonymous tipster, it's back in their possession.


Leon Bridges Announces 'Good Thing' With 2 New Songs

The Texas soul singer returns with two different tracks off his forthcoming album Good Thing.

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Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The man behind a promised luxury music event in the Bahamas admits defrauding investors and faces federal prison time as well as many civil lawsuits.


Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Has Died At Age 92

Solomon turned a modest record shop in Sacramento, Calif. into a world-spanning empire at the height of the CD era. He died on Sunday night at age 92.

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Martin Shkreli, Now In Jail, May Have To Forfeit That Wu-Tang Album After All

A judge has ruled that the former pharmaceutical chief known as "Pharma Bro" owes the government $7.36 million for his fraud. And if he can't pay it back, he'll have to give up the ultra-rare album.