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Where Have All The Bob Seger Albums Gone?

There was no such thing as Classic Rock in 1976 — the phrase, and the radio format it inspired, wouldn't come into common usage until the mid-1980s. But there was already some notion of a rock and roll canon, a list of key albums that FM listeners needed to have in their collection. At the start of …

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The 50 Best Britpop Albums | Pitchfork

• Boy's Own<p>Back in Denim<p>1992<p>50<p>After the indie enigma Lawrence (born Lawrence Hayward) ended his project Felt in 1989, he made plans for a new band, a new decade and—this time, surely—imminent fame. His schemes were typically idiosyncratic. In 1990, as Lawrence’s indie peers turned onto dance music, …

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Watch Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj Host Luxurious Party in 'Make Love' Video

Nicki Minaj and Gucci Mane host a luxurious party in the video for their single "Make Love." The track will appear on Gucci Mane's upcoming album <i>Drop</i> …

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From Motor City To Rock City: The Best Albums From Detroit

We’ve lately covered major cities or sections within cities that have made significant and in some cases landmark and breakout impacts within the Hip …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This new song is an anthem for heartbroken millennials

Anyone under 40 has been there: You hit a bar, meet someone cool, hit it off, exchange numbers, and the texting begins. Or not, as the case may …

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Gin Blossoms' 'New Miserable Experience': The Dark History of a Nineties Classic

It's a miracle that the Gin Blossoms' breakthrough album, <i>New Miserable Experience</i>, exists at all.<p>When the band left Tempe, Arizona, in 1992, headed …

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Snoop Dogg (Yes, Snoop Dogg) is hosting a party right down the road from Augusta National on the eve of the Masters

<i>Rolling down Washington Ave, in Augusta, sippin' on gin and juice. Laid back. With my mind on my money and my money on my mind.</i><p>Not exactly the lyrics from Snoop Dogg's iconic 1993 hit, "Gin and Juice," but this is actually about to happen. The rapper is hosting a party (well, technically, Tanqueray …

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Logic Announces New Album Everybody, No Longer Titled Africaryan

Maryland rapper Logic has announced his third studio album. The follow-up to 2015’s <i>The Incredible True Story</i> is no longer called <i>Africaryan</i>, which Logic had previously revealed as the working title. The record is now called <i>Everybody</i>, and it’s due out May 5. Below, watch the Andy Hines-directed …

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Rick Ross-Birdman Beef: ‘Idols Become Rivals’ Rapper Has No Respect For Baby

Rick Ross is not letting his feud with Birdman, also known as Baby, die down anytime soon. After releasing his diss song “Idols Become Rivals,” the …

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Newswire: Fresh Prince’s first Aunt Viv is still super-pissed at everyone involved

Normally, when personality conflicts and behind-the-scenes battles force an actor off a popular project, everybody involved does what they can to minimize the public drama and save face. (It’s basically why the phrase “creative differences” exists.) Not so former <i>Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air</i> star Janet …

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Irvine Welsh-written TV series about 80s Ibiza in the works

The show will trace the birth of acid house and its cultural evolution on the Balearic island to London<p>Pop culture in the early 90s was turned on its head with the release of author Irvine Welsh’s seminal novel <i>Trainspotting</i>, chronicling Leith’s loveable and damaged young heroin addicts. While the …

House Music

Nigel Godrich Shares Early Production Notes for Radiohead’s “True Love Waits”

Before it appeared at the end of last year’s <i>A Moon Shaped Pool</i>, Radiohead’s “True Love Waits” was a rarity—attempted in the studio, and released officially only on their 2001 live album <i>I Might Be Wrong</i>. The band’s longtime producer Nigel Godrich has now shared production notes from an early attempt …

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Justin Timberlake, Pharrell and Timbaland Are Back in the Studio Together Which Can Only Mean a New Album

Did you like <i>Justified</i>? Did you like <i>Future Sex/Love Sounds</i>? Did you like <i>The 20/20 Experience</i>? Did you like literally every Justin Timberlake track prior to that <i>Trolls</i> monstrosity? Absolutely yes, same. Well, good news, because would you take A DAMN LOOK AT THIS.<p>Oh wow. Wow. Good lord wow. Sweet …

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See the 25 New Additions to the National Recording Registry

Don McLean's 1971 hit "American Pie," Sister Sledge's "We are Family" and Barbra Streisand's "People" are far more than just catchy songs. According …

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Nicki Minaj Vs Cardi B: Why The ‘L&HH’ Star Is ‘Hyped’ The Hip Hop Icon Is Dissing Her

HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY that Cardi B is so jazzed about Nicki Minaj throwing shade at her that it’s actually kinda scary. Find out …

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Nicki Minaj Grinds On A Unicorn In New Music Video And It's Super Uncomfortable

Nicki Minaj is back with new music and a new love interest.<p>The music is a new collab track with Gucci Mane called “Make Love,” and the music video …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Honoring The Best Hip Hop LP’s: OutKast - ATLiens

It’s hard to imagine Antwan Patton and Andre Benjamin as anything but household names. In contrast to their current fame, 1996 saw them low on cash, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jazz singer Gregory Porter is an ex-lineman with a blues-infused soul

The songwriter is using his modern jazz vocals to help keep the art form alive<p>“I came to writing my own music not because of some love story or from …

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Ten years later, ‘Umbrella’ shows a Rihanna that doesn’t exist anymore

Ten years later, we look back on Rihanna’s true breakout hit “Umbrella” and how distant it feels from Rihanna’s music today.<p>You would be hard pressed …

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Watch S***Kid's Laissez-Faire Video For The Warped, Garagey Doo-Wop Of 'Tropics'

Åsa Söderqvist really does not give a s***, to use her own <i>nom de plume</i>. S***Kid's lo-fi rock 'n' roll is the stuff of GarageBand boredom that sounds like GarageBand boredom, yet the young Swede's nonchalance is irresistibly charming. After a couple of EPs, the debut album <i>Fish</i> will come out June 2 …

Honoring Jimi Hendrix, one solo at a time

Jimi Hendrix was only 27 when he died in 1970, but his stratospheric impact still reverberates throughout the rock ranks. The traveling multiartist …

Rock & Roll

What We Lost When We Lost Our Hymnals

I don’t think we should go back to using hymnals. But I do think there’s value in considering what we lost when, over the course of a relatively …

Evangelical Christianity

Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain (Don Diablo Remix)” Gets A Video

Ok, but where’s the <i>actual</i> clip?

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Nelly Furtado Talks Her New Album And Life As An Independent Artist

Throughout her decades-long career, Nelly Furtado has seen the top of the charts and the bottom of the bargain bin. She’s scored No. 1 hits and won Grammys, but she’s also experienced the disappointment of releasing an album deemed a flop. Not many artists can ascend to the heights Furtado has …

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Explore Your Dynamic Alpine Sexuality With This New Album and Immersive Art Experience

Are you an adrenaline junkie? A lover of neon athletic gear with a death wish? A deviant with a soft spot for mountain living and white powder? If you answered YES to these questions, then you might be a prime candidate for the Dynamic Alpine Sexual experience.<p>The new album and immersive …

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Michelle Branch Breaks Free

Do you remember Michelle Branch? You know, the singer-songwriter who made the classic early-2000s pop-rock albums <i>The Spirit Room</i> and <i>Hotel Paper</i>, won …

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2017 ACM Awards By the Numbers: Find Out Which Star Can Make Music History This Year

It's that time of year again, y'all!<p>The Academy of Country Music Awards marks the first major country music prizegiving of the year, and organizers …

Country Music

Ed Sheeran Has Finally Reacted To That Viral Lookalike-Baby Photo And It's Perfect

"She’s not mine!"<p>Posted on March 29, 2017, 13:54 GMT<p>This is the photo of 2-year-old Isla, who freaked people out earlier this month thanks to how much she looks like Ed Sheeran.<p>Uncanny, right?<p>Niklas Halle'n / AFP/Getty Images<p>Zoe Walton<p>Well, now even Ed Sheeran has been faced with the hilarious …

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Rihanna to be honoured by Parsons School of Design

Rih Rih took Harvard, now the top fashion school<p>2017’s already been a big year for Rihanna scooping up the accolades outside of her sparkling music career: in February, we saw her pick up the Humanitarian of the Year award with a poignant speech and a swish of her hair at Harvard, and now she’s …

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Bob Dylan archives open in Oklahoma; public center planned

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Part of music icon Bob Dylan's once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in Oklahoma, curators announced this week.<p>More than 1,000 pieces spanning Dylan's six-decade career are …

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