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Big K.R.I.T., Gord Downie, Julien Baker and more music reviews
In this batch of reviews we explore the latest from rapper Big K.R.I.T, late Tragically Hip-frontman Gord Downie, singer-songwriter Julien Baker, a tribute to Nat “King” Cole from singer Gregory Porter and the latest (surprise) album from Fever Ray. Big K.R.I.T.’s “4eva is a Mighty Long Time” On
Thousands flee California wildfires as new warnings are issued
ABC News' Matt Gutman shows the devastation in Santa Rosa, California, where many homes were destroyed.
Marilyn Manson, Gwen Stefani, Dhani Harrison and Carla Bruni music reviews
Last week, Marilyn Manson returned to his more shocking side, Gwen Stefani dropped a Christmas album, George Harrison’s son Dhani mixes a familiar sound with experimental electro edges and former first lady of France Carla Bruni releases a well-curated collection of covers. Marilyn Manson’s “Heaven
Depeche Mode, Spoon, Drake and Conor Oberst music reviews
This week Depeche Mode drops a vibrant and commanding new record, indie-rock veterans Spoon make another bid for the big time with an electronically infused offering, Drake drops another sprawling set and Conor Oberst continues to channel his inner Bob Dylan . Depeche Mode’s “Spirit” (Deluxe
John Mayer, Old 97’s, Thundercat and more music reviews
This week John Mayer releases the second part of his new album, alt-country veterans Old 97’s jump back into action, Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus-associate Thundercat releases an unusual new album, jazzy singer José James makes a significant crossover attempt, indie-rockers the Feelies drop a
Krazy Glue Hangs Heavy Ornaments From Their 'Krazy Kristmas' Tree
ABC News' Charli James is at the Krazy Kristmas Tree in lower Manhattan, which has gifts for members of Big Brothers Big Sisters stuck to the tree with a dollop of Krazy Glue.
Miranda Lambert's New Album Is a Soaring 'Double Dose of Heartbreak'
This week Miranda Lambert delivers a new double album, Bruno Mars celebrates the R&B of his youth, Metallica make a forceful return, Canadian singer Jane Siberry delivers her first proper album in five years and Throwing Muses’ Kristin Hersh releases her latest solo album as a book. It’s another
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
Gwen Stefani, Iggy Pop, Soul Asylum and More Music Reviews
This week we have a lot of new releases on our plate. If there was any doubt, 10 years after her last solo album, Gwen Stefani further cements her pop transformation with her latest effort, Iggy Pop joins forces with Joshua Homme, Soul Asylum return with a revamped line-up, rave legends Underworld
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