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The idea behind Clean Bandit, the British quartet whose dance hit "Rather Be" cracked the American top 10 this week, is to combine classical works by composers like Shostakovich and Beethoven with…   Read Story »
This week, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's new duets album, Cheek To Cheek, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week ending on 9/28. This makes the 88-year-old singer the oldest person to…   Read Story »
I haven't played video games regularly since 16-bit was the industry standard. I would never choose to watch anime. Most of the time, I don't listen to festival EDM. Based on the universes Porter…   Read Story »
Whether busking, mailing out demo tapes, or uploading to MySpace or YouTube, conventional wisdom says you have less than one minute to catch the attention of music industry execs. Shawn Mendes did it…   Read Story »
According to Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Portland musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison after defrauding investors out of almost $600,000 by promising to put on a benefit…   Read Story »
Babymetal are a Japanese group who, as their name implies, fuse soaring power-metal to super-cute J-pop "idol" music. They wear matching outfits, put their hair in pigtails, and, by design, don't…   Read Story »
I was prepared to ridicule Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse mercilessly. The title is preposterous, obviously; nobody says "chanteuse" except music critics too lazy to spend 15 seconds on…   Read Story »
The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?" As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley…   Read Story »
In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert and guitars become inherently retro, one…   Read Story »
Now on his third in a series of articles examining the brilliant music theory behind ubiquitous pop hits, Owen Pallett might just have a brilliant recurring column in the works. Alas, Pallett says…   Read Story »