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Paul Simon, The Strokes, The Kills and More Music Reviews
This week Paul Simon continues to prove his legendary status, Tegan and Sara continue their trip further into the pop realm, The Strokes drop a new EP, Train covers Led Zeppelin and The Kills make a commanding return. There is a lot here to discover. Paul Simon’s “Stranger To Stranger” (Deluxe
Ray LaMontagne, Nada Surf, Loretta Lynn and More Music Reviews
Ray LaMontagne’s “Ouroboros” Ray LaMontagne follows up his incredible 2014 psychedelic workout, “Supernova,” with an album that is equally if not more staggering in scope. “Supernova” was made with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach in the production chair, while “Ouroboros” was made with My Morning
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
Grammy Awards 2015: Winners List
The brightest stars won big on Sunday at the 2015 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Just a couple hours before the start of the Grammy Award ceremony telecast, the late Joan Rivers won her first award posthumously for Best Spoken Word Album for "Diary of a Mad Diva." Pharrell and Sam Smith had a
2015 Grammy Nominations: Joan Rivers Receives a Posthumous Nomination
Three months after Joan Rivers died at the age of 81, she received a posthumous Grammy nomination. The comedian's work, "Diary of a Mad Diva," received a nod for Best Spoken Word album. She previously won a Grammy in 1984 for Best Comedy Album. It's been an exciting Friday for several artists,
Music Reviews: The Latest From Tom Petty, Beck , Jenny Lewis and More!
This week Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers return with their first album in four years, Beck’s “Song Reader” becomes a star-studded compilation, former Rilo Kiley front-woman Jenny Lewis delivers her latest, Eric Clapton & Friends pay tribute to JJ Cale, 3-chord-punk icons The Muffs return and the
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Jack White , Chrissie Hynde, Fatboy Slim and More
This week Jack White delivers his second post-white Stripes solo album, Chrissie Hynde goes to Sweden and makes what actually amounts to her first proper solo record, Fatboy Slim gives us a rousing World Cup soundtrack, Andrew Bird covers the Handsome Family, Jose James combines R&B, jazz, funk and
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Kelis, Eels, Iggy Azalea, and More
This week, Kelis gives an artsy, old-school spin on her soulful style, The Eels return with a downbeat new album, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea shows her love for Southern hip-hop, G. Love & Special Sauce bring forth some raggedy blues, Neon Trees represent some new-wave love, Augustana perfect
Loretta Lynn : Marriage Secrets Inspired Her Music
Reigning queen of country is now helping the next generation of singers find their sound.
Opinion: The 50 Best Albums Of 2011
Allan Raible’s Picks For The Best Albums of 2011 - As always, this was a very difficult list to compile. 2011 was an excellent year for music. There weren’t that many glaringly bad records. (Although, Lou Reed and Metallica take the cake for “Lulu,” which...