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The Journey of Hip-hop and Rap

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From the Clipclic Staff .

Hip-hop is one of the popular music forms which consist of four elements namely emceeing, deejaying, graffti, and break dancing. Now a day hip-hop is emerged as a most popular music form and a source of big business. So with the passing of time the elements of hip-hop are merged with different trends like trends of clothing, preferred styles of youth etc.

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Interview with Steven Spielberg's on Film “War Horse”

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Director Steven Spielberg's epic adventure, “War Horse” is a tale of hope and perseverance set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. The film follows the extraordinary journey of a horse named Joey as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets, before ending up in No Man's Land. Based upon a successful book, and turned into a successful international theatrical hit that is currently on Broadway, “War Horse” comes to the screen in an epic adaptation by one of the great directors in film history, Steven Spielberg.

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KidTunes: Putumayo Kids Presents Instrumental Dreamland

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Author: Bob Etier

At the dinner party, one of my guests—referring to the “mood” music—turns from dessert and asks, “Is that ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?” I smile and nod. Seven tracks later, a guest asks, “Why are we listening to ‘Brahms’ Lullaby’?,” to which I sweetly reply, “Because it’s time for you to go home.”

The “Truth in Reviewing Act,” to which all reviewers subscribe, forces me to admit that the conversation above never took place. Nor did the dinner party—since relocating to the mountains, there have been no dinner parties. I can fantasize, can’t I? The truth is that I've got a new album that makes wonderful background music for whatever.

February 28, 2012, marks the release of Putumayo Kids Presents Instrumental Dreamland, a collection of soothing-not-boring music designed “for relaxation and bedtime.” While the lovely acoustic instrumentals on the album are relaxing, I hesitate to recommend the album for children only. It provides an enjoyable listening experience to people of all ages. However, the inclusion of the two earlier-mentioned tracks does brand it as KidTunes.

The opening track on Instrumental Dreamland is a delightfully simple rendition of “What a Wonderful World,” performed by American musician Damien Erwin. This collection of world music includes selections from Brazil (“O Filho Que Eu Quero Ter,” Reginaldo Frazatto, Jr.), Japan (“Lullaby,” Masahiro Nitta), Mali (“Kouyate,” Balla Tounkara), and Ireland (“The Lark,” Seamus Egan), as well as several others from the United States: “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” Michael Allen Harrison; “Bressay Lullaby/Don Oiche,” Sue Richards and Maggie Sansone; “Pupu Hinuhinu (Shiny Shell Lullaby),” Keola Beamer; “Hand in Hand,” Tony Ellis, “Honu’s Dream,” Kohala and Jake Shimabukuro; and “Brahms’ Lullaby,” Victor Johnson

Instrumental Dreamland is an excellent choice for naptime and bedtime, providing a calming soundtrack to gently lull little ones to sleep, but is also appropriate for mealtime, quiet time, and all the times when our kids (or we) don’t need to be stimulated or overstimulated. As much as we enjoy rockin’ KidTunes, there are times when they just aren’t appropriate.

Instrumental Dreamland is the sixth album in the Dreamland series, and the first all-instrumental collection. The music selected, according to Putumayo founder Dan Storper, was “chosen for [its] calming effect and appeal to children and adults alike.” Do you think Mr. Storper would be surprised to learn it also works for overly-anxious canines, too?

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Ceren Aksan's Electric Violin Trio " EVA "

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Ceren Aksan is highly trained, electric violinist based in Istanbul. Her performances are available for worldwide events, weddings, festivals, luxury partys, concerts, meetings and organizations. Her violin shows are variable (as the choreography, timing, musics, costumes) and could be designed as event's needs.

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Apocalyptic Love - Slash Touring the US in Support of Forthcoming Album

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Author: Tricia Weight

album_cover_artwork_apocalyptic_love_slash2012 is shaping up to be an amazing year for Grammy Award winning guitarist Slash. He closed out 2011 riding high on the success of his landmark, self-titled debut album which managed to take the Billboard top spot for Rock Album, Hard Rock Album and Independent Album as well as the #3 spot in the Top 200. He also joined Ozzie Osbourne on the Scream tour (Read the Technorati Scream Tour Review).

On April 14th Slash will be joined by the other original members of Guns N' Roses for a live performance during their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Full list of 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees). With several successful projects under his belt, including Velvet Revolver, Slash's Snakepit and his widely acclaimed debut release, Slash recently released the album cover art for his forth-coming follow-up release, Apocalyptic Love.

Apocalyptic Love, which will feature Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, is set to hit the streets on May 22, 2012. The band will be hitting the tour circuit as well as several major music festivals in support of the new album.Along with the up-coming Apocalyptic Love tour Slash will be performing at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards at Club Nokia in L.A. on April 11, 2012 as well as Carolina Rebellion, May 5, 2012 at Rockingham Speedway, NC, Rock on the Range, May 19, 2012 at Columbus Crew Stadium, OH, Rocklahoma, May 25, 2012 in Pryor, OK and Download Festival, June 8, 2012 in Donnington Park, UK.

Slash 2012 Tour Dates:
4/11 - Club Nokia - Los Angeles, CA (Revolver Golden Gods Awards)

May 2012
5/03 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
5/05 - Charlotte, NC - Rockingham Speedway (Carolina Rebellion)
5/07 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
5/10 - Biloxi, MS - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
5/13 - Indianola, IA - Central Iowa Expo
5/14 - Minneapolis, MN - The Brick
5/16 - Madison, WI - Orpheum Theater
5/17 - Grand Rapid, MI - Orbit Room
5/19 - Columbus, OH - Columbus Crew Stadium (Rock on the Range)
5/20 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
5/25 - Pryor, OK - Rocklahoma

June 2012
6/08 - Derby, United Kingdom - Download Festival
6/23 - Milan, Italy - Arena Fiera Milano

Look for tickets and tour up-dates as well as more Making of Apocalyptic Love videos at

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