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June 13, 2016

Music News: Thom Yorke plays his neighbor’s garden party

Thom Yorke grabbed a guitar on Sunday and strolled over to a garden party his neighbor was throwing on the day that Queen Elizabeth II was being honored in England for turning 90. Yorke played a 30-minute solo acoustic set that a Reddit user posted about after getting a text from his dad: “in Oxford at garden party with Suzie’s […]

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Music News: ‘Hamilton’ wins 11 Tony Awards as music world decries hate

Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards out of its record 16 nominations on Sunday night, in a ceremony dedicated to those affected by Sunday morning’s terror attack in Orlando. “Love cannot be killed or swept aside,” said Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the acclaimed show, as he accepted the award for best score. Among Hamilton’s wins were a Tony for […]

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