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Melania Trump's Childhood Friends Say She'd Make a Great First Lady
Melania Trump’s childhood friends know little about her husband and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump , but they’re still rooting for her to become the next first lady of the United States. “I don’t know much about Donald Trump, but Melania would be a great first lady," Diana Kosar, Melania’s
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The 1975, School of Seven Bells and More Music Reviews
This week hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return, The 1975 embrace their pop side for their sophomore effort, electro-dream-pop act School Of Seven Bells release what is more than likely to be their last album, Santigold returns, Bonnie Raitt drops another collection of reliable blues-rock,
15 Popular and Obscure Songs Covered by David Bowie
David Bowie 's impact on future generations of musicians artists is immeasurable. His sound and style can be found in artists of different genres, from post-punk and New Wave (Bauhaus, Duran Duran ), to pop (Madonna, Lady Gaga), to modern rock ( Arcade Fire , Radiohead). Although he mostly wrote
50 Best Albums of 2015
Anyone who tells you that 2015 didn’t offer up a wide variety of excellent music wasn’t paying attention. This year was actually tremendous. You may have had to do a little digging to find the best records, but like many recent years, 2015 offered up an embarrassment of riches. I liked a lot more
'Eagles of Death Metal' Band at the Center of Paris Attack
The California-based band members have canceled the rest of their European tour after their 36-year-old merchandise manager was among the dead in the Bataclan shooting.
Carrie Underwood, Elvis Costello, Vanessa Carlton and More Music Reviews
This week Carrie Underwood releases her fifth album, Australian teen sensation 5 Seconds of Summer release their sophomore album, quirky harpist Joanna Newsom drops her latest album, newcomer Julien Baker delivers a stark, compelling debut, Depeche Mode ’s Dave Gahan teams up once again with
Chvrches, New Order, The Dead Weather and More Music Reviews
This week is really heavy in the release schedule. We have an awful lot to cover. First, Scottish electro-pop band Chvrches releases its second record, then alterna-club legends New Order releases its first proper album in a decade. Jack White and the Kills’ Alison Mosshart rejoin forces in The
How Does Ryan Adams' Version of '1989' Compare to the Original?
This week Ryan Adams’ drops his version of Taylor Swift ’s album, “1989,” Lana Del Rey celebrates her most dramatic and ballad-heavy side on her third full-length album, Canadian synth-rockers Metric release their latest album, rapper Mac Miller gets experimental while discussing struggles with
What Makes Duran Duran's New Album 'a Triumph'
This week is jam-packed with excellent releases. Duran Duran puts out their first album in four years, blues-guitarist turned buzz-bin hopeful Gary Clark Jr. releases his second major-label album, British band the Libertines return after an 11-year hiatus, pop singer Leona Lewis celebrates a new
What Makes the Arcs' New Album 'Freaky,' 'Tender' and 'Soulful'
This week was kind of a slow release week perhaps due to the Labor Day holiday weekend. Nevertheless, we have a few albums to discuss. Firstly, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys forms a new band, The Arcs, whose debut record just hit shelves. Secondly Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh-fame has