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Random Music New for June 19, 2014

Garfield the Cat first appeared in a comic strip on June 19, 1978.  I hate that cat.

  1. A bar owned by country singer Toby Keith has debt trouble.
  2. Yet another streaming music service gets launched. This one is called unRadio.  I’m sure Rdio is impressed.
  3. The Huffington Post has this look back on 20 years of NXNE.
  4. Iron Maiden’s frontman declares Glastonbury Festival “too middle class.”
  5. Courtney Love and Mariah Carey are best buds. Who knew?
  6. Uncle Si from Duck Dynasty is going to release a six-song EP.
  7. Bjork is getting her own museum exhibit.
  8. True Blood, the musical?  Yep.
  9. Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s Welcome to the Pleasuredome is getting the box set treatment.
  10. These bone conduction headphones look kinda cool–especially if you like to listen to music while you exercise.
  11. US mobile provide doesn’t count streaming music against your data plan.
  12. A kid lost a finger during a rave but kept going because “the bass was HARD!”

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