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Overseas demand for Chinese drones heats up – Global Times


Global Times

Overseas demand for Chinese drones heats up
Global Times
... drone makers are eyeing overseas markets. For example, DJI Innovations, China's leading civil drone developer, currently has about 80 percent of its revenues coming from overseas markets, Xie Tiandi, head of public relations at DJI, told the Global ...

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My Bloody Valentine review – apocalyptic aural dust storms like nothing else in rock – The Guardian


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My Bloody Valentine review – apocalyptic aural dust storms like nothing else in rock
The Guardian
Examining the stage during To Here Knows When, as arcs of guitar noise consume Butcher's voice, you realise only Shields is playing: how is he doing that? During Wonder 2, all four band members play guitars, summoning up a kind of aural dust-storm that ...

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Former EPA chief Gina McCarthy launches Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard – PRI


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Former EPA chief Gina McCarthy launches Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard
PRI
How do we get that information out to the public so they can make choices themselves, and also get it to other decision-makers?” McCarthy says the center plans to form partnerships with cities that are exploring ways to mitigate climate change and with ...

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Billy Joel review: juiced-up hits with a sting in the tail – Irish Times


Irish Times

Billy Joel review: juiced-up hits with a sting in the tail
Irish Times
Seated for much of the evening, during the encore he returned with a guitar strapped on to belt out the aforementioned hit – a pop soufflé that wryly commented on the class schisms that even a chart-topper with the world at his feet can bump up against ...

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Album Reviews: Wilko Johnson, The Last Poets, Snail Mail and Joshua Hedley – Worcester Telegram


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Album Reviews: Wilko Johnson, The Last Poets, Snail Mail and Joshua Hedley
Worcester Telegram
Musically, he hasn't changed much from the raw-boned musician who emerged from England's Canvey Island in the 1970s with a choppy, relentless guitar style and a thousand-yard glare — a look terrifying enough to earn him a role as a silent executioner ...

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To Record Only Water for Ten Days – Pitchfork


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To Record Only Water for Ten Days
Pitchfork
Born in Queens, New York, to musician parents and raised in California by his mother, the guitar prodigy spent his childhood poring through books about rock stars, particularly David Bowie. Often, he went straight to the index to find the parts about ...

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8 guitars stolen from Paradise Guitars in Beloit – Rockford Register Star


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8 guitars stolen from Paradise Guitars in Beloit
Rockford Register Star
BELOIT, Wis. — Eight guitars were stolen Tuesday morning from Paradise Guitars on East Inman Parkway, according to a post on the store's Facebook page. Around 4 a.m. that morning, someone threw a brick through the front door of the store, then ...

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Guitar companies using sustainable methods in manufacturing – The Montgomery Herald


The Montgomery Herald

Guitar companies using sustainable methods in manufacturing
The Montgomery Herald
"Our beloved Brazilian rosewood was taken from us more than 25 years ago [and then] Adirondack spruce was logged out,” reports Bob Taylor, founder of Taylor Guitars, a leading manufacturer of top-quality acoustic guitars that has been on the front ...

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Pure Michigan promo shows off Kalamazoo’s beer, guitars and food – MLive.com


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Pure Michigan promo shows off Kalamazoo's beer, guitars and food
MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- If you had to a show a stranger a good time in Kalamazoo in just one day, where you send them? That was the focus of a Pure Michigan video campaign highlighting things visitors can do in one day at various cities across the state.

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“This is a big fucking stadium”: Foo Fighters hit the capital with epic London show – NME.com


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“This is a big fucking stadium”: Foo Fighters hit the capital with epic London show
NME.com
... in the crown of Foo Fighters' very special relationship with the UK. It begins with 'All My Life' – a song with the unique ability to propel hundreds of pricey pints through the air from the moment that Dave Grohl's weaponised guitar line is heard ...

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