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5-Year-Old Boy Learns to Write First Word Thanks to Gwen Stefani’s 'Hollaback Girl'
One kindergarten student, who is learning how to read and write, surprised his mother when he used a hit Gwen Stefani song to help him spell the word "banana." Mother of one Norah Jones often plays the radio-edit of the 2004 hit single, "Hollaback Girl," in which the former No Doubt frontwoman
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
Kings Of Leon, Suzanne Vega, Mike Doughty and More Music Reviews
This week Kings Of Leon return with a new album, Suzanne Vega pays musical tribute to one of her favorite classic novelists, former Soul Coughing leader Mike Doughty releases yet another strong solo album, the work of Elliott Smith gets an all-star tribute, Irish band Bell X1 release their
Review: Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' Is 'Short on Jaw-Dropping Moments'
This week, it's interesting to note that both Green Day and Norah Jones have released new records. Why is this an interesting coincidence, you may ask? Well, the last time we heard from Jones was in 2013 when she and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong collaborated on their Everly Brothers tribute,
Regina Spektor, Bon Iver, Pixies, Solange and More Music Reviews
This week, Regina Spektor drops a new album. Bon Iver returns with a more extreme electronically-minded approach. We have the second post-reunion Pixies collection. Solange steps further out of Beyoncé’s shadow. Electro-pop singer Banks releases her second full-length. Rapper Danny Brown gives us a
Review: The Bangles Latest Album 'Puts Their Whole Career on a Different Level'
This week, turntable legend DJ Shadow makes a strong comeback, The Avett Brothers release their latest album, The Bangles reissue their earliest work, jazz/R&B singer (and friend of Prince) Kandace Springs releases her full-length debut and Jenny Lewis forms a super-group with members of Au Revoir
Red Hot Chili Peppers' New Album Is Their 'Most Polarizing' One to Date
This week the Red Hot Chili Peppers return with a powerful shift in sonic direction, Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs join forces as case/lang/veirs, Canadian legends The Tragically Hip release a new record on the heels of releasing some sad news, singer-songwriter Mitski makes a very strong
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
From One Direction, Justin Bieber, Kurt Cobain and More Album Reviews
This week we have a double dose of pop with new releases from One Direction and Justin Bieber , Kurt Cobain ’s solo demos get a proper release, A Tribe Called Quest reissues its debut record in honor of its 25th anniversary, Jeff Lynne reboots ELO while Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford release a
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