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Congratulations Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes for being awarded theGrammy’s Best Alternative Music Album for “Sound & Color,” Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song for “Don’t Wanna Fight.” Brittany is the first Black woman to  win a Grammy in Best Rock Performance &  Best Alternative Music Album. (Tracy Chapman won Best Rock Song in 97′)

You assholes never send me music asks.
  • Alabama Shakes:Favorite female lead?
  • Arctic Monkeys:Favorite male lead?
  • Ben Howard:An album that reminds you of your favorite season?
  • Bon Iver:An album you could listen to on repeat for years?
  • Bastille:A song that brings back bad memories?
  • The Beatles:An artist you think is overrated?
  • Coldplay:A band you used to love but never listen to anymore?
  • Daft Punk:Favorite instrumental (no vocals) song?
  • Dawes:A genre of music you absolutely cannot stand?
  • Electric Light Orchestra:Favorite song to help you cheer up?
  • Elliot Smith:Favorite song to listen to when you're sad?
  • Evanesence:Ever done drugs and listened to music?
  • Fun.:Put your music on shuffle and list the first three.
  • Fall Out Boy:First album you fell in love with?
  • Green Day:A song that makes you feel rebellious?
  • George Ezra:A song that reminds you of a past lover?
  • Genesis:A band that your parents always played when you were little?
  • Hozier:Favorite brand new artist?
  • Iron & Wine?:What song would you want to be played at your wedding?"
  • Imagine Dragons:What song would you want played at your funeral?
  • Jack Johnson:A song you heard in a movie and fell in love with?
  • Joy Division:Your least favorite album by your favorite band?
  • The Killers:Name your top three songs of all time.
  • Linkin Park:Suggest a band you think I might like.
  • Led Zeppelin:Favorite album art?
  • Muse:Craziest music video you've ever seen?
  • Mumford & Sons:Favorite cover version of a song you love?
  • The National:A song you sing in the shower?
  • Nathaniel Rateliff:A song that never fails to make you emotional?
  • One Direction:Backstreet Boys or NSYNC?
  • Pink Floyd:You can go back in time to see any band you want. Who would it be?
  • Queen:You can meet any band member, living or dead, and hang out with them for 24 hours. Who would it be?
  • Radiohead:Favorite concert you've ever been to (or a band you want to see live).
  • Rihanna:A musician you respect, even if you might not like their music?
  • Roo Panes:Favorite acoustic version of a song?
  • Simon & Garfunkel:Favorite album movie? (Ex. Yellow Submarine, The Wall, Help!, The Graduate)
  • Skrillex:What's the strangest song you have on your Ipod right now?
  • Tame Impala:A band none of your friends listen to?
  • Taylor Swift:Name that one artist that literally makes you so angry you're willing to throw the damn radio right out the window to make it stop.
  • U2:A song or album that somehow got onto your Ipod but you have no idea where it came from??? Weird.
  • The Vaccines:What are your favorite lyrics? Quote them for me. Do they mean something special to you?
  • Vampire Weekend:A band or artist you follow on Twitter?
  • Vance Joy:An artist where you can never tell what the hell they're singing?
  • Weezer:Favorite oldschool band?
  • The xx:A genre/band you've been getting into that you never thought you would enjoy?
Indie musicians of color

was just thinking about how insanely white popular indie music is and thought we should start a list to shine more light on indie musicians of color. this is extremely unexhaustive so pls add more

Brittany Howard - Alabama Shakes 

Chaz Bundick - Tori y Moi 

Natasha Khan - Bat For Lashes 

Tahliah Debrett Barnett - FKA Twigs

Al Spx - Cold Specks 

Karen Lee Orzolek - Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen O 

Neo Jessica Joshua- NAO

Rostam Batmanglij - Vampire Weekend, Rostam

Juan Wauters - Juan Wauters, The Beets 

GET GOBBLED UP by A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving this Thursday at 9/8c on vh1.  

The show celebrates 2 hrs of our favorites moments from the festival including performances from Paul McCartney, Jack White, My Morning Jacket, Metallica, Tom Petty, Elton John, Jack Johnson, Mumford and Sons, Pearl Jam, The Avett Brothers, Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, The White Stripes, The Lumineers, Lionel Richie, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

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It’s almost time to #GobbleRoo with A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving tonight at 9/8c on vh1.  

The show will feature some of the most classic performances from The Farm including Paul McCartney, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Elton John, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Lionel Richie, Jack White, My Morning Jacket, Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty, The Lumineers, The White Stripes and more.

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