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50 Best Albums of 2016
We have come to the end of another year. In 2016, we lost an unreasonable number of legendary performers and it has been a rather trying year otherwise, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say that this has been the best year musically since 1999. You wouldn’t know that by turning on the radio as
The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Is Good, but Misses 'the Mysterious Intrigue of His Earlier Work'
You would think Black Friday would have been a monster of a release day for music. No. It wasn’t. That says a lot about the changing model of the music industry as the physical has been more frequently replaced by the download and the download has been effectively hijacked by the streaming
Mary Chapin Carpenter Performs 'Hand on My Back'
Grammy award-winning artist, Mary Chapin Carpenter performs 'Hand on My Back' off her new album, The Things That We Are Made.
NYC Doctor Collaborates With Spotify to Create a Playlist for Giving Birth
One New York City doctor has created the perfect playlist for expecting mothers. Dr. Jacques Moritz, an attending obstetrician and gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, teamed up with Spotify to create the ultimate playlist for when an expectant mother goes into labor. The "Birthing
Music Reviews: Dion, Eliot Sumner, Pete Astor and Lissie
So this week I was going to review the new Kanye West album, “The Life Of Pablo.” Then he kept changing the name of the record. It was out for a while and then pulled and he is still completing it. When and if he settles on a final version, then I will write a review. In the meantime, this week
Elton John, Lucinda Williams , The London Suede and More Album Reviews
This week Elton John picks up the pace on his new record, Lucinda Williams drops her second double album in a row, The London Suede follow up on their 2012 comeback record, the Elliott Smith documentary “Heaven Adores You” gets a soundtrack, The James Hunter Six deliver some retro-soul,
Does Bryan Adams' New Album Stand Up to His Past Work?
This week Steve Martin and Edie Brickell team up for a second album together, G. Love & Special Sauce release a guest-filled disc, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings spread funky holiday cheer, Brian Adams teams up with producer Jeff Lynne, the late J Dilla releases yet another posthumous collection of
Music Reviews: The Latest From Death Cab for Cutie, Ludacris, The Prodigy and More
This week, indie rock favorites Death Cab for Cutie returns, Ludacris drops his first new album in five years, The Prodigy blends signature sounds with newer sonic discoveries, Sufjan Stevens pays tribute to his late mother, former Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland forms a new band and has a
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Weezer, Macy Gray, Johnny Marr and More
This week the members of Weezer attempt to reclaim their rock roots, Macy Gray offers up her latest, the Smiths’ Johnny Marr offers up his second full-tilt rock album in two years, underground hip-hop legend MF DOOM joins forces with new rapper Bishop Nehru as NehruvianDOOM, Flying Lotus continues
Music Reviews: The Latest From Thom Yorke, Prince, Lucinda Williams and More
This week Radiohead’s Thom Yorke dropped a surprise album, Prince released not one but two new records, Lucinda Williams released a new double album, Oasis’ “(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?” got the deluxe reissue treatment, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross scored David Fincher’s latest film, “Gone