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The late Tarka Cordell left behind a vast library of songs when he committed suicide in 2008, a body of work that counts many well-known musicians. A bunch of those famous Cordell fans including Evan…   Read Story »
Last month, the back-from-maternity-leave Lily Allen scored a UK #1 with her cover of Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know" and started a shitload of arguments with her attempted feminist anthem "Hard Out…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
There's no better example of unrealized potential than Azealia Banks. It's been over two years since "212" dropped and we're still not sure when (or if) her oft-delayed debut album will ever be…   Read Story »
Canny consumers of '90s pop-country know an ascendant Tim McGraw once released a song called "It Doesn't Get Any Countrier Than This." Coldplay's Under 1 Roof concert benefitting the charity Kids…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, Lily Allen returned with a video for "Hard Out Here," her first new single in years. The clip attempted (clumsily, I thought) to parody rap-video excesses by showing Allen next to…   Read Story »
Lily Allen's "Hard Out Here" video is designed as a satire of objectifying music video cliches, but almost as soon as the clip premiered yesterday Twitter blew up with critiques accusing Allen of a…   Read Story »
Lily Allen back! The awesomely sneery British pop singer left the game for a few years and had new kids, but she's primed to make a big return with a new album next year. She's already covered Keane…   Read Story »
The great tough-chick British pop singer Lily Allen released her second album It's Not Me, It's You in 2009, and then she pretty much entirely backed out of the game, having two kids and leaving…   Read Story »
Onetime British pop brat-queen Lily Allen has been away from the stage for a couple of years, but earlier this week she gave her first performance in many, many moons, singing her 2006 hit "Smile" at…   Read Story »