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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
The Year in Review: The 50 Best Albums of 2014
As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to take stock in the year. There are several trends that come to light when looking at the best albums of the year. A new form of synth-pop that began bubbling under in 2012 and 2013 has now fully taken over while rock and R&B seem to be disappointingly fading
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 Jason Mraz, Morrissey, Puss N Boots and More
This week, “Weird Al” Yankovic released the best album of the week ( get the full review here ), but we also got new albums from singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, legendary curmudgeon Morrissey, Norah Jones’ new trio Puss N Boots, the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s new movie “Wish I Was Here,” Jack
Neil Young and Friends Push 'Pono' - Aim to Leave CDs, MP3s in the Dust
Legendary musician Neil Young says he has a new device that makes listening to music on MP3s or even CDs seem like listening underwater -- and a surging Kickstarter campaign suggests music fans are all ears. So far, the campaign has raised more than $2 million for Pono -- a personal music player
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Broken Bells, Toni Braxton & Babyface, Marissa Nadler and Mary Lambert
This week, it's a rather low key release week but a strong one, nonetheless with James Mercer and Danger Mouse re-pairing and returning as Broken Bells. Two nineties R&B heavyweight reunite as Babyface and Toni Braxton take us through the course of a doomed relationship. In addition we'll examine