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16 hours ago
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African Music to the World

Tems is making significant waves in the music industry with her honest and captivating music, straddling R&B and Afrobeats, capturing various emotions through her relatable lyrics and catchy hooks. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
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The Guide #140: Why it doesn't really matter if you disagree with Apple's top 100 album list

Apple Music released 100 best albums of all time list without considering streaming numbers, causing controversy. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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Bring Me the Horizon: Post Human: Nex Gen review a defining album of our digitally overloaded era

Post Human: Nex Gen, the highly anticipated album by Sheffield pop-metallers, was released suddenly after delays, delivering a strong mix of high-quality tracks. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Tems, R&B's Golden Child, Dials In

Tems's career has rapidly ascended despite challenges, with upcoming milestones like her debut album release and headlining world tour. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 days ago
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Why Billie Eilish is trying for an eco-friendly album rollout

Billie Eilish focuses on making physical music eco-friendly by using sustainable materials for her album releases. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift Race for No. 1

A digital arms race between Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish for the top spot on the Billboard album chart. [ more ]
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Tech Times
22 hours ago
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YouTube Music Launches New Search Feature That Lets Android Users Find Songs by Humming

A new feature on YouTube Music for Android allows users to search for songs by humming, singing, or playing a melody on an instrument.
Engadget
1 day ago
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You can now hum to find a song on YouTube Music for Android

YouTube Music for Android introduces hum to search feature. [ more ]
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Consequence
1 day ago
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Song of the Week: Vince Staples Examines His Bruises on "Black&Blue"

Vince Staples' new song 'Black&Blue' from album 'Dark Times' is a powerful exploration of systemic inequality and personal growth. [ more ]
Pitchfork
1 day ago
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7 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Discover new releases from Vince Staples, Diiv, Shenseea, and more on Pitchfork for curated music recommendations. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 days ago
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The New Sound of Sexual Frustration

Billie Eilish's album sustains a mood of longing relevant for today's generation. [ more ]
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Bustle
1 day ago
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Taylor Swift Plays These Songs Before Going On Stage At The Eras Tour

Taylor Swift carefully curates a pre-show playlist for her Eras Tour, including Easter eggs and hits from various artists to prepare fans for the concert. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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The unassuming London pub that has become a mecca for die-hard Swifties

Taylor Swift's mention of The Black Dog pub in her song led to increased attention and demand for its branded merchandise, resulting in the pub launching an online store. [ more ]
Consequence
1 day ago
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Billie Eilish says she won't do three-hour shows on upcoming tour

Billie Eilish won't be performing marathon shows on her upcoming world tour. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Andrew Scott on Taylor Swift 'Tortured Man Club' group chat fan theories

Andrew Scott dispels Taylor Swift 'Tortured Poets' fan theories, clarifying the purpose of the 'Tortured Man Club' group chat. [ more ]
Vulture
3 days ago
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Tortured Man Likes Tortured Poets

Andrew Scott praised Taylor Swift's new album, calling it sensational and recognizing her as an extraordinary human. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Taylor Swift Beats Gunna on the Chart. Her Next Rival? Billie Eilish.

Taylor Swift holds No. 1 on Billboard 200, facing potential challenge from Billie Eilish due to fans' interest in buying multiple album versions. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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A Bouquet of Songs for May Flowers

The playlist includes songs about flowers, featuring a variety of artists and genres. [ more ]
Pitchfork
5 days ago
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10 Songs You Should Listen to Now: This Week's Pitchfork Selects Playlist

Pitchfork Selects playlist showcases staff's weekly favorite new music, a mix of diverse tracks listeners would share with a friend. [ more ]
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Queerty
1 day ago
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Nelly Furtado makes a triumphant return, Queen Priyanka shuts things down, Zach Campbell reaches new heights - Queerty

New releases from LGBTQ+ artists are making waves in the music industry, bringing fresh sounds and perspectives to the scene. [ more ]
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Consequence
1 day ago
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Bring Me the Horizon surprise release new album POST HUMAN: NeX GEn

The new album POST HUMAN: NeX GEn by Bring Me the Horizon was released suddenly after a long delay, with the band's first full-length LP in five years. [ more ]
Consequence
1 day ago
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Zach Bryan looks back on his youth with new song "Pink Skies"

Zach Bryan released the single 'Pink Skies' and shared updates on his upcoming album, 'The Great American Bar Scene.' [ more ]
Pitchfork
5 days ago
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Vince Staples Announces New Album Dark Times, Shares Video for New Song: Watch

Vince Staples announced his final album, Dark Times, on Def Jam, with a new single, 'Shame on the Devil.' [ more ]
London Jazz News
5 days ago
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Mondays With Morgan: David Murray - new album 'Francesca'

David Murray's new album 'Francesca' is a tribute to his wife and showcases his musical admiration for her. [ more ]
Vulture
1 week ago
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Billie Eilish Hits Us Hard With Hit Me Hard and Soft

Billie Eilish's album 'Hit Me Hard and Soft' is a 45-minute collection without singles, bonus tracks, or cover variants, offering a symphonic suite-esque experience reflecting self-discovery and more. [ more ]
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#country
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1 day ago
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Ten-gallon hits! Why country is the biggest pop music craze of 2024

Shaboozey, a rising musician, blends hip-hop and country influences in his music, drawing inspiration from his upbringing in Virginia. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 day ago
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Grammy-winner Shelby Lynne's 'Over and Over' is a smoky, searing ode to past love

Shelby Lynne, Grammy-winning artist, celebrates the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album, plans to perform it in full along with new music at a headlining show. [ more ]
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Consequence
2 days ago
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Sublime release first new song in 28 years featuring Bradley Nowell and his son Jakob

Sublime released their first new song in 28 years, 'Feel Like That,' featuring vocals from late frontman Bradley Nowell and his son Jakob. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 days ago
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Raveena Announces Album, Shares Video for New Song "Lucky"

Raveena released a new song 'Lucky' and announced her upcoming album 'Where the Butterflies Go in the Rain' set for June 14. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
1 day ago
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The story behind "Lesbian Seagull": A song of love and controversy - LGBTQ Nation

The song 'Lesbian Seagull' by Tom Wilson Weinberg has a unique backstory related to scientific discoveries and LGBTQ+ representation. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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He's never worked a day in his life!': Paul McCartney honours Bruce Springsteen at Ivor Novello awards

Bruce Springsteen received a prestigious Academy fellowship at the 2024 Ivor Novello awards, becoming the first international artist to achieve this honor. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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McCartney roasts Springsteen at Ivor Awards

Paul McCartney affectionately mocked Bruce Springsteen at Ivor Novello Awards. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 days ago
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Bruce Springsteen Joins Joe Ely on Song From New Album

Joe Ely announces new album "Driven to Drive" featuring a collaboration with Bruce Springsteen on the song "Odds of the Blues." [ more ]
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Pitchfork
1 day ago
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Cash Cobain and J. Cole Share New Song "Grippy"

Cash Cobain collaborates with J. Cole on new track 'Grippy'. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 days ago
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Kaytranada Taps Dawn Richard, Childish Gambino, Tinashe, and More for New Album Timeless

Kaytranada's new album includes a star-studded lineup of guest artists, set to release on June 7 via RCA. [ more ]
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Consequence
1 day ago
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The Chameleons return with Where Are You EP, first new music in 23 Years

The Chameleons have reunited, releasing new EP 'Where Are You' and preparing for upcoming album 'Arctic Moon'. [ more ]
Bustle
1 day ago
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Lady Gaga Addresses Rumors About A Beyonce "Telephone" Sequel

We did it, Honey Bee.Lady Gaga just gave the "Telephone" sequel update fans have been waiting for.
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Pitchfork
2 days ago
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Clairo Announces New Album Charm, Shares New Song "Sexy to Someone"

Clairo's new album Charm announced, produced by Leon Michels, out July 12. [ more ]
Consequence
2 days ago
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Clairo announces new album Charm, reveals new song "Sexy to Someone"

Clairo's new album 'Charm' announced, featuring the single 'Sexy to Someone'. Promising a blend of jazz, folk, and pop influences. [ more ]
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#billie-eilish
The Ringer
2 days ago
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'Hit Me Hard and Soft'

Billie Eilish's third studio album showcases new vocal ranges and themes of discomfort with fame.
The album's songs like 'The Greatest' and 'Birds of a Feather' reveal Eilish's evolving style.
Eilish collaborates with her brother Finneas and questions potential future musical paths amid fame scrutiny. [ more ]
The Ringer
3 days ago
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How Billie Eilish Became Our Most Eccentrically Conventional Pop Star

Billie Eilish has achieved significant success and recognition early in her career. [ more ]
Vulture
3 days ago
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Billie Eilish Doesn't Have to Do It All

Billie Eilish reflects on the pressures of fame and self-image in her new album, managing expectations while expressing personal struggles and growth. [ more ]
Consequence
3 days ago
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Billie Eilish Performs "Lunch" for the First Time on Colbert: Watch

Billie Eilish performed 'Lunch' on the Late Show and discussed her new album, inspirations, and upcoming tour. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 days ago
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Billie Eilish: HIT ME HARD AND SOFT

Billie Eilish's album 'Happier Than Ever' reflects a more reserved and mature response to public scrutiny compared to her debut. The album maintains Eilish's intimate style while showcasing her and Finneas' strengths and limitations as they enter their third project together. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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Billie Eilish Hits You Hard and Soft

Billie Eilish's album, Hit Me Hard and Soft, blends pop structures with experimental production, creating hooky yet innovative songs. [ more ]
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Slate Magazine
2 days ago
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There's a Reason Pop's Three Biggest Stars Are All Duetting With the Same Person

Music trends in 2024 are marked by unexpected collaborations and genre shifts. [ more ]
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Consequence
2 days ago
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Mr. Big announce new album Ten, release lead single "Good Luck Trying": Stream

Mr. Big's upcoming 10th studio album 'Ten' features new raw blues-rock material, paying tribute to late band member Pat Torpey. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 days ago
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Horse Jumper of Love Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song "Wink"

Horse Jumper of Love announced their new album Disaster Trick, featuring track 'Wink' and inspired by Russian author Dmitry Bakin's short story 'Leaves'. [ more ]
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#post-grunge
Consequence
2 days ago
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Yacht Rock, Butt Rock, and Why Critics Can't Kill the Hits

People formed strong opinions about music due to limited choices during the dominant radio era. [ more ]
Consequence
5 days ago
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10 Grunge Albums Shinedown's Barry Kerch Thinks Every Music Fan Should Own

Barry Kerch picks 10 essential grunge albums for music fans. [ more ]
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Nieman Lab
2 days ago
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Radio Ambulante launches its own record label as a home for its podcast's original music

Radio Ambulante uses original music to enhance storytelling and has launched a record label, celebrating sound designers and offering listeners a chance to enjoy the music separately. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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16 Major Concerts and Music Festivals in the DC Area This Summer

Experience a variety of music festivals this summer, from reggae to jazz, and enjoy diverse lineups and activities. [ more ]
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6 days ago
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Festival La Onda: Here are 8 great Latin music acts to catch at the big event

Music fans can enjoy the new Latin music event Festival La Onda in Napa, which complements the BottleRock Napa Valley festival. [ more ]
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Consequence
2 days ago
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Rancid's 1992 debut EP available digitally for first-time ever: Stream

Rancid's debut EP from 1992 is now available on digital streaming platforms after being released exclusively on 7-inch vinyl in the past. [ more ]
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Pitchfork
2 days ago
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Sufjan Stevens Announces Seven Swans 20th Anniversary Reissue

Sufjan Stevens announced a 20th-anniversary deluxe edition of his fourth album, Seven Swans. [ more ]
Consequence
2 days ago
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Sufjan Stevens announce Seven Swans reissue for 20th anniversary

Sufjan Stevens celebrates 20th anniversary of Seven Swans with deluxe reissue in various physical formats. [ more ]
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Pitchfork
2 days ago
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Gulfer, Montreal Emo Band, to Break Up

Gulfer, the Montreal-based indie rock band, announced their breakup after over a decade, thanking fans for support and memorable experiences. [ more ]
Portland Mercury
2 days ago
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Hear in Portland: Maita Announces New Album, Jeffrey Silverstein's "Gassed Up," and Freddy Trujillo's Record of Chicano Experiences

Local music scene in Portland has exciting upcoming events and album releases, including Freddy Trujillo's album release show. [ more ]
Consequence
2 days ago
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Hayley Williams unearths covers of Cardigans and Best Coast songs

Hayley Williams shares pandemic-era home videos featuring covers and insights into her solo album FLOWERS for VASES [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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Things can only get wetter: D:Ream song drowns out Sunak's damp election announcement

Rishi Sunak called a general election with the song 'Things Can Only Get Better' playing, originally used by Labour in their 1997 campaign. [ more ]
Vulture
3 days ago
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Who's Responsible for Apple's Best-Albums List?

Lauryn Hill's 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' ranked as the best album of all-time by Apple Music. [ more ]
Consequence
3 days ago
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Hoobastank's "The Reason" hits one billion streams on Spotify

Hoobastank's song 'The Reason' has reached one billion streams on Spotify after 20 years of its release. [ more ]
Consequence
3 days ago
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Helmet announce 30th anniversary vinyl reissue of seminal album Betty

Helmet's album Betty is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a vinyl reissue featuring extra tracks and exclusive artwork. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 days ago
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Model/Actriz, Water From Your Eyes, More Announced for New York City Boat Show

Water From Your Eyes is hosting a self-curated mini fest featuring various artists in Manhattan on July 25. Tickets cost $35. [ more ]
Consequence
3 days ago
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Amyl and the Sniffers unleash raucous single and video "U Should Not Be Doing That"

Amyl and the Sniffers' new single 'U Should Not Be Doing That' maintains their exhilarating sound, poking fun at societal norms and music communities. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Euro 2024 missing stickers: Why is Kylian Mbappe not in the Topps album?

Kylian Mbappe and other top players are missing from Topps' Euro 2024 sticker album, frustrating collectors. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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It's basically inaccessible without a phone': are kids losing their love for music?

My daughter is nine years old.
Washington Post
3 days ago
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Indie-pop artist Kacy Hill is on her own, and singing herself through it

Kacy Hill is 30 now and has complicated feelings about how she was discovered.
Vulture
4 days ago
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The Winner of Pop-Music Spring Is ... Post Malone?

It's been a packed spring for music, between a half- dozen major pop releases, an all-consuming rap beef, and surprise hits from new and old faces alike.
#songwriting
Vulture
3 days ago
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The One Thing Kacey Musgraves's and Beyonce's New Albums Have in Common

Ian Fitchuk is a key figure in the pop-country music scene, working as a songwriter and producer to help artists broaden their sound and cross genres. [ more ]
Consequence
3 days ago
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IDLES' Joe Talbot on TANGK, Politics, and What's Next for the Band: Podcast

Key point: Joe Talbot discusses the importance of purpose in album creation and the progressive themes in IDLES' latest album. [ more ]
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Kotaku
4 days ago
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One Of The Best Video Game Songs Of All Time Just Got Radically Transformed

Hikaru Utada's classic song 'Simple and Clean' has a newly recorded and rearranged version for the Kingdom Hearts Steam release. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 days ago
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Youth Lagoon Shares Video for New Song "Lucy Takes a Picture"

Trevor Powers releases new Youth Lagoon song 'Lucy Takes a Picture'. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 days ago
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Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Former Recording Academy CEO Dismissed at Accuser's Request

A federal judge dismissed a sexual assault lawsuit against former Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow without prejudice. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 days ago
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Heady music accompanies Biblical tale of female sexual awakening in Jerusalem

A Song of Songs play at Park Theatre until June 15, inspired by love poems in the Bible, showcases an exotic Middle Eastern atmosphere and transformative storytelling. [ more ]
Pitchfork
4 days ago
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Listen to Myaap and Yonaa's "Choppa Sound": The Ones

Milwaukee rappers Myaap and Yonaa team up for high-energy track 'Choppa Sound'. They bring a fast-paced flow and unique style to the collaboration. [ more ]
Consequence
5 days ago
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Vince Staples announces new album Dark Times, drops "Shame on the Devil"

Vince Staples has announced his new album, Dark Times, out this Friday, May 24th via Def Jam Recordings.
Pitchfork
5 days ago
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The Juliana Hatfield Three Announce 30th Anniversary Become What You Are Tour

The Juliana Hatfield Three announce North American tour celebrating 30th anniversary of 'Become What You Are,' performing album in full. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 days ago
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Jon Bon Jovi's honest playlist: You couldn't help but learn the moves to Gangnam Style'

The impact of songs on individual experiences and relationships. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
5 days ago
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25 Father's Day Gifts From Target That Just About Any Dad Would Be Excited To Receive

A Hitster card game where players take turns guessing when 300 songs from the last 100 years were released, artist names, and song titles.
London Jazz News
5 days ago
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NikNak (with Cassie Kinoshi and Grifton Forbes-Amos) - 'Ireti'

NikNak's fourth album blends Afro-futurist influences with dystopian soundscapes and moments of hope, evoking a dark yet mesmerizing journey. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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The Avett Brothers on their latest album, which has been in the works since 2019

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Scott and Seth Avett about their latest album, self titled "The Avett Brothers," which has been in the making since 2019.
Pitchfork
5 days ago
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Crumb: AMAMA

Crumb's new album 'AMAMA' is a sleeker, riskier, and more rewarding iteration of their signature red-eyed experimentation. [ more ]
Pitchfork
5 days ago
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Lip Critic: Hex Dealer

The music video 'In the Wawa' by Lip Critic exemplifies their approach to creation by cutting off influences to experiment with new sounds on their debut album, 'Hex Dealer.' [ more ]
Pitchfork
6 days ago
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Watch Sabrina Carpenter Perform "Espresso," "Feather," and "Nonsense" on SNL

Sabrina Carpenter was the musical guest on SNL with performances and a Skit. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 week ago
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Lainey Wilson wins big at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards, including the top honor | amNewYork

Lainey Wilson won top prizes at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards and joined a select group of female entertainers. [ more ]
Miami Herald
1 week ago
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George Strait sings ode to Miami on his new song. How it compares to Swift's 'Florida!!!'

George Strait's new single 'MIA Down in MIA' embraces Florida's escapism, inspired by Jimmy Buffett's style. [ more ]
Consequence
1 week ago
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Shellac release new album To All Trains, one week after Steve Albini's unexpected passing

To All Trains is Shellac's first album in a decade, released posthumously after Steve Albini's passing. [ more ]
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