Coldplay pays tribute to Tom Petty
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The Killers, Macklemore, Van Morrison and more music reviews
This week the Killers return with an album that takes them in some new, Macklemore releases a new solo album, interesting directions, Van Morrison re-examines blues and R&B, trip-hop pioneer Tricky drops a new, spellbinding record, folk-singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst releases her first album in
Review: LCD Soundsytem's new album is satisfying but sometimes slightly frustrating
It’s as easy to admire LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy as it is to be annoyed by him. That dichotomy is fully on display on “American Dream,” the first LCD Soundsystem album since 2010’s “This is Happening.” Around that album’s release, Murphy disbanded the project, selling out Madison
Imagine Dragons, DJ Khaled, 311, Prince and more album reviews
This week, Imagine Dragons return with their third album, DJ Khaled releases a double-length, star-studded affair, the members of 311 prove they still have incredible momentum on their twelfth album and Vince Staples drops rhymes over a very experimental backdrop. In addition, it is a really big
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
Recordings by Elvis Presley, Beach Boys, Rod Stewart Among Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees
Memorable songs by a number of well-known veteran artists, including Elvis Presley , the Beach Boys , Rod Stewart , Sly & the Family Stone and The Jackson 5 , are among the 25 recordings that have been selected for induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017 . For the past 44 years, musical
Leonard Cohen, Legendary Singer-Songwriter, Has Died
Leonard Cohen , the Canadian poet, novelist and musician best known for writing the song "Hallelujah," has died. He was 82. News of Cohen’s death was posted on his Facebook page. "It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away," read
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,
Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips Talks About the 25th Anniversary of 'Fear'
This summer, Toad the Wet Sprocket are on tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of their breakout third album, “Fear.” The album contained such chart hits as “All I Want” and “Walk On The Ocean” and set the pace for later albums like 1994’s “Dulcinea” and 1997’s “Coil.” The band was a mainstay of
Dinosaur Jr., Jem, 'Suicide Squad' Soundtrack and More Music Reviews
This week, alt-rock veterans Dinosaur Jr. make a triumphant return, singer Jem releases her first studio album in eight years, “Suicide Squad” gets a soundtrack designed to get your attention and British singer Nao makes a strong debut. It’s not a very heavy week of reviews but there are still some