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CMJ festival issues statement concerning Ebola scare

CMJ festival issues statement concerning Ebola scare

Ebola patient Dr Craig Spencer is thought to have attended a venue taking part in the festival

Renowned music photographer David Redfern dies

Renowned music photographer David Redfern dies

Redfern shot photos of Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis and more

Kenny G denies meddling in foreign affairs after attending Hong Kong pro-democracy protest

Kenny G denies meddling in foreign affairs after attending Hong Kong pro-democracy protest

Saxophonist tweeted photo of himself at protest site

Radio 1 to decide if they'll play 'UKIP Calypso' on Official Chart Show

Radio 1 to decide if they'll play 'UKIP Calypso' on Official Chart Show

The song sees Mike Read singing in a mock Caribbean accent

New York festival CMJ hit by Ebola scare

New York festival CMJ hit by Ebola scare

The Gutter cancelled a showcase after New York's first diganosed Ebola case likely attended the venue

Family of murdered teenager Alice Gross request donations be made to Youth Music charity

Family of murdered teenager Alice Gross request donations be made to Youth Music charity

Tribute says Alice had a love of music and music-making

Government pledge a further £3m to crackdown on illegal downloading in the UK

Government pledge a further £3m to crackdown on illegal downloading in the UK

London Police unit have investigated more than £29m worth of intellectual property crime since 2013

Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

Glam rocker had recently completed comeback album

London's Vibe Bar to close in November

London's Vibe Bar to close in November

Venue was home to live performances from the likes of Pulled Apart By Horses, Everything Everything and The Orwells

Red Cross reject donation from Mike Read's 'UKIP Calypso'

Red Cross reject donation from Mike Read's 'UKIP Calypso'

Party spokesperson blames 'synthetic outrage' for withdrawal of single

Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Carl Barat to play SXSW 2015

Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Carl Barat to play SXSW 2015

James Bay, Bishop Nehru, The Big Pink, Thee Oh Sees and Ibeyi will also appear at the festival in Austin, Texas

Midweek Chart Update: Ben Howard and Slipknot battle for Number One album

Midweek Chart Update: Ben Howard and Slipknot battle for Number One album

While Mike Read's 'UKIP Calypso' lands just outside the Top 20

Mike Read withdraws 'UKIP Calypso' song following racism complaints

Mike Read withdraws 'UKIP Calypso' song following racism complaints

Political song involved Read singing about Nigel Farage's party in a mock Caribbean accent

Cult Brooklyn venue Glasslands set for closure

Cult Brooklyn venue Glasslands set for closure

The venue is home to NME's annual CMJ showcase

Zane Lowe defends BBC's plan to provide alternative soundtrack to 'Drive'

Zane Lowe defends BBC's plan to provide alternative soundtrack to 'Drive'

Radio 1 DJ has recruited Foals, SBTRKT and The 1975 among others to re-score 2011 film

Mike Skinner working on new project with London rapper Oscar World Peace

Mike Skinner working on new project with London rapper Oscar World Peace

The DOT and Streets artist reveals his latest collaborator

O2 Priority Tickets for Nina Nesbitt, George Ezra and The Charlatans available tomorrow

O2 Priority Tickets for Nina Nesbitt, George Ezra and The Charlatans available tomorrow

Pre-sales for live dates start tomorrow (October 22)

Saxophone player Raphael Ravenscroft – man behind the 'Baker Street' solo – dies

Saxophone player Raphael Ravenscroft – man behind the 'Baker Street' solo – dies

Ravenscroft also worked with Pink Floyd, Marvin Gaye, Abba, Daft Punk and Duffy

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read says 'Ukip Calypso' track is not 'racist' but 'a bit of fun'

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read says 'Ukip Calypso' track is not 'racist' but 'a bit of fun'

The controversial track criticises 'open borders' and 'illegal immigrants in every town'

Rapper who cut off his penis becomes stand-up comedian

Rapper who cut off his penis becomes stand-up comedian

Christ Bearer – aka Andre Johnson – was in hip-hop group Northstar

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