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DC Comics’ New 24: Don’t call it a reboot

Four years ago, DC Comics shocked the world by announcing its New 52 initiative. Okay, “shocked the world” is pure hyperbole. It shocked industry …

Charli XCX And The Year's Most Fabulous Pop Record

Pop music has been defined this year by young women who come across as self-assured and self-directed. And, while Taylor Swift sold more records and pulled more headlines, Charli XCX (née Charlotte Aitchison) has made the year's most fabulous pop record — in part by updating a sound and attitude …

St. Vincent Shares "Birth In Reverse" Video

St. Vincent has released the visual for "Birth in Reverse", off this year's excellent self-titled album. The glossy clip, directed by Willo Perron, features a silvery-haired Annie Clark performing the song amidst swirls of smoke, as well as in a curious room with dance steps printed on the walls …

Soul From A Console: Jazz On The Hammond B-3 Organ

Musicians who play the Hammond B-3 — the electric organ found most often in jazz, soul and gospel — can forget about traveling light. The instrument weighs in at around 425 pounds and moving it is a little like schlepping around a refrigerator.<p>Californian Larry Goldings, who appears with trio-mates …

Apple pulls HMV music app after realizing it approved a competing music store

We were so pleased for legacy UK music store HMV, when it turned up with a new iOS app last week. It seems Apple was a little bit over-excited too, having apparently mashed the approve button without really realizing what it was doing. HMV was selling music downloads via the new app, a massive …

Believe It Or Not, Chloe x Halle’s First Song Was 'Terrible'

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The Five Craziest Moments From TLC’s ‘CrazySexyCool’ Biopic

Though TLC reached dizzying heights of success, the R&B trio was as beleaguered as it was beloved, a story told in the new VH1 biopic <i>CrazySexyCool</i>. …

The gothic horror revival preys on your worst fears

This week, the British Film Institute launches its Gothic season, its largest-ever programme of films, with events stretching across the country. It is just one sign of a new sense of respectability for a genre that was once simply ignored, or else became the object of moral panic and demands for …

Flashback: Bruce Springsteen Strips Down ‘Dancing in the Dark’

When the 16-month <i>Born in the U.S.A.</i> world tour came to an end in October of 1985, Bruce Springsteen took a well-deserved break. He was a superstar …

Do We Really Need Bob Dylan And Van Morrison Box Sets?

How much does any musician's outtakes, sanctioned for release years after the fact, enlarge our understanding of their canonical work? Depends on the artist; depends on the work. Sometimes they serve a shadow function — unissued songs that, had they come out the first time around, would have …

How can musicians afford to buy such expensive violins?

Three years ago, a Stradivarius on loan to acclaimed violinist Min-Jin Kym was stolen from Pret a Manger at Euston station, London. Kym was devastated to lose the instrument – then valued at £1.2m – a "faithful friend" she had been playing since her teens. Tuesday's reports that the violin, which …

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

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