CityBeat - Minimum Gauge http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-89-1-minimum_gauge.html <![CDATA[Panic! Counter-Attack - Panic! at the Disco fights hate, 'Punk Starter Kit' sells out and using DJs for crowd control]]> Panic! at the Disco counters hate group's protest by donating $20 to the Human Rights Campaign for every protester that shows up, the handmade 'Punk Starter Kit' brings some Hot Topic flavor to Etsy and a Belgian mayor hires a DJ to chase away loitering 'gypsies.']]> <![CDATA[Record Dealz for Kidz - Plus, Robin Thicke's now selling flowers and that Jimi Hendrix movie might suck]]> Sony reportedly offers tween Metal band contract potentially worth $1.7 million, Robin Thicke's Paula is a massive flop, but you can still buy Thicke-approved flower bouquets named after songs from it and the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic apparently has some truthiness issues.
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<![CDATA[‘Dark’ Larceny? - Katy Perry, Young Money get sued and doctors in Germany study headbanging hazards]]> Katy Perry gets sued for allegedly being a Satanic song thief, doctors in Germany find serious side effects possibly related to headbanging and Lil Wayne is having some website issues.]]> <![CDATA[Bjork: Tech Genius? - Plus, Morrissey remains awful and a P!nk impersonator faces huge lawsuit for not being P!nk enough]]>

Björk’s innovative Biophilia program become the first app acquired for the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection and will also be used to teach kids about science, music and more in some northern European schools. Plus, Morrissey yet again cancels several tour dates, then tactlessly blames his opening act for getting him sick, and a professional singer in New York City is being sued for $10 million for not being P!nk enough.

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<![CDATA[Beastie Boys: Still Not For Sale - Plus, Pharrell apologizes for headgear and Neil Young gets hacked]]> The Beastie Boys score another victory against a company that thought they could use their music in an advertisement. Plus, Pharrell apologizes for sporting Native American headgear on the cover of Elle UK magazine and Neil "Slut for the D" Young's Twitter account unleashes a barrage of porn and odd ramblings after allegedly being hacked.]]> <![CDATA[Jesus Christ, Bad Idea - Plus, Jack White and Exene Cervenka apologize]]> The Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour is canceled at the last minute due to poor ticket sales, Jack White offers The Black Keys (and others) an apology and X's Exene Cervenka backs off of her "Santa Barbara mass murder was a hoax" comments
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<![CDATA[Non-Streamer Shaming? - Spotify calls out non-Spotify artists, Led Zep gets sued again and Morrissey is not on Twitter]]> Spotify lets users know it's not their fault new albums by The Black Keys and Coldplay aren't available to stream, Led Zeppelin to suffer rare plagiarism lawsuit not involving an old Blues song and music news outlets went crazy with the announcement that Morrissey was tweeting … except he wasn't.
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<![CDATA[Music Television Lives? - SoundClash to debut on VH1, Cher & Wu-Tang collaborate and Kenny G tells Chinese when to go home]]>

New live music program SoundClash to debut on VH1, Cher and Wu-Tang collaborate (as do Tommy Lee and Smashing Pumpkins) and Kenny G tells people in China when to go home.

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<![CDATA[Hitting High Notes - Plus, The Libertines tell the truth and the "Courtney killed Kurt" crowd gets excited]]>

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra capitalizes on new pot laws in Colorado with forthcoming "Classically Cannabis" series, The Libertines admit what most other reuniting bands won't — it's all about the money — and the "Courtney killed Kurt!" crowd declares note found in Cobain's wallet is evidence of foul play, but it turns out the scribblings were likely written by Love.

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<![CDATA[Hidden Words of Coldplay - Plus, a study claims to support Darwin's theory about music and Village Person tells Clippers, ]]> Coldplay educates younger people about "libraries" and older people about "Twitter" with new promo stunt, a U.K. study finds fertile women want to have sex with "complex" composers (sorry Nickelback) and the cop from the Village People doesn't want Clippers fans dancing to "Y.M.C.A." because of the basketball team's racist owner.
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<![CDATA[Record-Breaking Record-Making Pace - Jack White makes, sets record, Prince makes deal with old foes and Wu-Tang cuts ties with penis cutter]]> Jack White makes record-holding Swiss Polka trio look like slackers with "World's Fastest Released Record," Prince re-teams with the major label he once likened to slave owners and if you cut off your penis and jump off a balcony, don't go looking for sympathy from Wu-Tang Clan (especially if it might hurt their "brand")
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<![CDATA[Streaming to Success? - Vulfpeck releases Sleepify, R.I.P. Oderus Urungus and more Rock Hall drama]]> Michigan Funk band Vulfpeck experiments with Spotify's pay-out system, GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus (aka Dave Brockie) really, actually, seriously did pass away and early Nirvana drummer Chad Channing is told he's going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with his former band … then was told he wasn't.
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<![CDATA[Entire Obama Presidency Discredited - Plus, Frank Ocean pays back Chipolte and the reunited Black Flag is still a disaster]]> The President gets no respect from most conservatives (and he can't spell it either), Frank Ocean pays back the check Chipolte gave him for a commercial he didn't want to do and if they ever make a low-budget nightmare version of This is Spinal Tap, Black Flag has to star.
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<![CDATA[R.I.P. Reading Comprehension - Plus, the Oscars get musicial and Bill O'Reilly blames rap for everything again ]]> A map showing listening trends around the country inadvertently also shows that people don't read anymore; U2, Karen O, Pharell and "Adele Dazeem" rock the Oscars; and Bill O'Reilly decides that if the president really wants to help young black men, he needs to get "gangsta rappers" Kanye West and Jay-Z to "knock it off."
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<![CDATA[Designer Wigs Out on Minaj - Plus, Kiss keeps raising the drama bar for its Rock Hall induction and The Nuge promises to watch his mouth]]> Nicki Minaj gets sued for $30 million over some wig designs, Kiss can't get it together enough to perform at its own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and Ted Nugent kind of apologizes for calling the president a "subhuman mongrel."
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<![CDATA[Sneaky Sneaker Drop - Plus, Pop music at the Olympics and, spoiler alert, sometimes musicians mime on TV]]> Nike releases Kanye West's new shoe like Beyonce releases a new album, Russia scrambles to find relevant Russian pop cultural touchstones for the Olympics' opening ceremonies and the social media world freaks out because the Red Hot Chili Peppers didn't plug their instruments in during the Super Bowl halftime show.
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<![CDATA[Grammy Haters, RELAX! - Plus, flatulence isn't always funny and Prince still hates the Internet.]]>

Open up your social media feeds from Jan. 26 and you’ll learn that this year’s Grammys were a crime against music and all involved should be executed.

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<![CDATA[Good Taste From the Start - Plus, researchers study pill's ability to help learn perfect pitch and Black Metal musician murdered for lack of dedication to Satanism]]>

Someone who's only recently heard music for the first time puts Bieber and "What Does the Fox Say" on blast, researchers study a new pill's ability to help learn perfect pitch and a Black Metal musician from Thailand is murdered for his lack of dedication to Satanism.

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<![CDATA[Proper (and Mistaken) ID - Plus, Rap Genius angers Google and Dan Auerbach is not a creepy Dylan stalker]]> A homeless man in San Francisco turns out to be a former Santana band member, while a man in Massachusetts turn out NOT to be the drummer from Whitesnake. Plus, Rap Genius gets back in Google's good graces after rigging search results and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach clarifies his battle for "Bob Dylan's hair."
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<![CDATA[Alt Jeopardy - Plus, Schoolboy Q offers free pass and Michael Bolton gives up]]> Long-running game show Jeopardy gets hip with "Alt" music category, Schoolboy Q encourages white fans to say the "N-word" and Michael Bolton gives up, settles into career as human joke.
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