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Holy Shit, The Paparazzi Caught Lana Del Rey Doing That

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Gorillaz Are Human After All

Shortly before the release of <i>Humanz</i>, Pusha T revealed the organizing principle behind Gorillaz' spectacular fifth album. The rapper appears with Mavis Staples on the song "Let Me Out," in which he imagines the 77-year-old former lead vocalist of the Staple Singers as his mother on the brink of …

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13 Fierce Female-Fronted Bands You Need To Be Listening To Right Now

In recent years, the underground music scene has slowly become more and more dominated by a plethora of female-fronted bands. And it’s not that there are just a lot of them — they’re also making really, really good music. From lo-fi bedroom pop to revamped ’90s inspired grunge to power-pop to …

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Review: Willie Nelson Stares Down Mortality on Most Moving LP in Years

"I woke up still not dead again today," Willie Nelson sings on his new album, "the internet said I had passed away." Addressing recent rumors of …

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Stream Feist’s New Album Pleasure | Pitchfork

Feist has released her new album <i>Pleasure</i>—the follow-up to 2011’s <i>Metals</i>. Listen to the album in full below. The album was produced by Feist with Mocky and Renaud Letang. Pleasure includes the previously released title track (along with its swirling video) and “Century” with Jarvis Cocker of Pulp. …

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Logic Enlists Alessia Cara and Khalid for New Song “1-800-273-8255”: Listen

Logic has shared a new song from his upcoming album <i>Everybody</i>. “1-800-273-8255” features Alessia Cara and Khalid. Listen to the song below. “1-800-273-8255” is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (the song title is the NSPL number) to raise awareness for mental health and the nationwide suicide …

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Blur vs. Gorillaz: Where Does Damon Albarn Truly Belong?

<i>This feature originally ran in April 2015 and is being re-published ahead of Gorillaz’s new album,</i> Humanz<i>.</i><i>Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Art</i> …

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Review: Humanz Proves Gorillaz Are Better With Damon Albarn Out of the Spotlight

Pop quiz: name the four members of Gorillaz. Nearly twenty years after their creation by Britpop war vet Damon Albarn and indie comic book artist …

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The Hypocrisy Of Living: If Kendrick Lamar Died Tomorrow, He’d Be The GOAT

Just let that sink in for a minute.

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Mary J. Blige is above hateration on Strength of a Woman: EW Review

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>After famously proclaiming that there would be “No More Drama” in her life in 2001, Mary J. Blige seemed to finally find real love when she married her manager, Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, in 2003. But after the couple’s split last year — and the ongoing divorce battle that has reached …

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Art goes pop: 10 unforgettable album covers by renowned visual artists

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Columbia Records introduced the first LPs in 1948, they didn't just change how we listen to music. They also changed how we see it by popularizing illustrated album covers. (Before WWII, most records typically came in generic sleeves.)<p>In "Art Record Covers," a new book from Taschen, …

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Uninspired and Likely Mad As Hell: Jason Isbell is Building a Rock and Roll Monster with _The Nashville Sound_

Rock is about to get its next standout record of 2017 this June when Jason Isbell unleashes The Nashville Sound on the world, complete with thrashing …

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Gorillaz: Humanz review – a party album for a world gone mad

Covering everything from mental health to military interventions, Damon Albarn and his celebrity friends deliver an inspired party album for a world gone mad<p>It is easy to forget that, on arrival in 2000, Gorillaz looked suspiciously like a self-indulgent novelty turn, the kind of project record …

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Eddie Vedder Holding Chris Cornell's Baby Will Melt Your Heart

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s daughter Lily recently shared an adorable photo of herself as a baby being held by Pearl Jam frontman Eddie …

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Ryan Tedder explains OneRepublic hiatus by revealing he's been on the "verge of a nervous breakdown"

The band are also completely changing their direction for the future.<p>OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder has opened up about why the band went on a …

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Listen To Wale's Latest Album, 'Shine'

After having a little fun with his fans this week, Wale has officially released his anticipated album, <i>Shine</i>. The LP featuring the likes of Travis …

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Rick Ross, Young Thug, & Wale Bring the “Trap Trap Trap” to ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

<i>Screenshot courtesy of ‘Fallon.’</i>The following message has been approved by <b>Leslie Jones</b>.The boss <b>Rick Ross</b> stopped by <i>Late Night with Jimmy Fallon</i> a …

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Why David Bowie Considered 'Never Let Me Down' LP a 'Bitter Disappointment'

Never Let Me Down <i>was originally released 30 years ago, on April 27th, 1987</i><p>Between releasing the <i>Tonight</i> LP and making 1987's <i>Never Let Me Down</i>, David …

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Las Cafeteras: Tastes Like LA review – defiantly political but cheerful party folk

(Las Cafeteras)<p>While Donald Trump continues his campaign to build a wall along the Mexican border, some of the best new music in the US is being produced by Mexican Americans. Following on from Arizona’s rousing Orkesta Mendoza come Las Cafeteras from east Los Angeles, who will make their European …

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Albums of Our Lives: As Cities Burn’s Come Now Sleep

On the afternoon of my seventeenth birthday, I walked out of my seventh period art class and headed for my car, not stopping to retrieve books from …

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David Bowie’s 1987 Slump Held Its Own Weird Magic

His much-maligned album Never Let Me Down, and the dazzling Glass Spider Tour it spawned, was the work of a veteran artist in the throes of metamorphosis.<p>In his 1980 song “Ashes to Ashes,” David Bowie sang of how his long-running character, the doomed astronaut Major Tom, was “hitting an all-time …

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VON GREY - Poison In The Water

<b>Sounds like:</b> <i>Lana Del Rey, Bat For Lashes, HAIM</i>Song: VON GREY - Poison In The Water <b>What's so good?</b>Atlanta sisters VON GREY say they draw influence …

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Marie Miller Pours Her Heart Out on Debut LP 'Letterbox': Album Premiere

Marie Miller is a name you may not be too familiar with just yet, but that could all change after Friday, when the singer-songwriter and Virginia …

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Little Dragon: the Swedish psych-pop stars show off their songs – and weightlifting bruises

The Gothenburg band behind Ritual Union are back – with a new album and a baby on board. We catch up with them at Coachella<p>Pioneertown in California looks exactly how it sounds, which is like an old western movie set, which is what it was when it was founded in the 1940s. It is the kind of place …

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Latest Folk & Alternative Music and Video

Tomorrow sees the release of Dan Walsh’s latest album Verging On The Perpendicular which finds him returning to the Scottish and Irish music that …

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Quercus: Nightfall review – jazz-folk fusions full of quiet surprises

(ECM)<p>The austere and shadowy eloquence of the incomparable folk singer June Tabor has sometimes been escorted by Loose Tubes saxophonist Iain Ballamy alongside Tabor’s regular jazz-piano partner Huw Warren, and as the trio Quercus they were deservedly cheered for their eponymously named 2013 debut …

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Stone Sour's 'Song #3′ Is a Melodic Rocker With Huge Hooks

Stone Sour have released 'Song #3,' the second new track off the forthcoming record 'Hydrograd.' Continue reading…

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Float Away with Galley Beggar's 'Heathen Hymns' Psychedelic Folk Rock - Noisey

Galley Beggar won my heart back in 2015 with their paisley-splashed third album, <i>Silence & Tears</i>, and the British folk rock troubadours haven't let me down on its successor, <i>Heathen Hymns</i>. The band's new album drops on April 28, and blends the traditional with the cosmic in a wonderfully engaging, …

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Suzy Bogguss takes another shot at 'Aces'

In the early '90s, Suzy Bogguss was all over the mainstream country charts with "Aces," her hit album that yielded three Top 10 singles. This past summer, the country singer celebrated that album's 25th anniversary by rerecording all the songs for her new release "Aces Redux."<p>"It was a very …

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Feist reinvents the singer-songwriter album on Pleasure: EW review

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>Feist has spent the past decade largely out of the public eye, perpetually distancing herself from her unlikely 2007 pop breakthrough <i>The Reminder</i>, which spawned the top 10 hit “1234” and helped sell boatloads of iPods. Since then, she has released just one record, the artful 2011 LP</i> …

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