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Diplo has lately been putting in some studio work with Madonna, which is a pretty cool thing to have on your resume. During one of those sessions, he apparently convinced her to record a new version…   Read Story »
You've known Sia Furler for a while whether you realize it or not. The Australian singer and songwriter has been hovering around the music industry for nearly two decades. She scored a UK hit with…   Read Story »
Although people tend to think of music publications as monolithic hive-mind entities, the Stereogum staff comprises individuals, and we don't always agree. One prime example: In his review of…   Read Story »
Tori Amos is currently on tour in support of her new album Unrepentant Geraldines and at each show, she's been taking a break from her own material to cover songs by other famous artists. On…   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 »
Is he really a legend or isn't he? There's no doubt John Legend is a music industry power-player, the kind of safe yet pliable talent who moves in many circles, who appeals to many demographics,…   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 »
Did you know the reigning American Idol champion's album is out this week? Maybe the better question is: Do you know who the reigning American Idol champion is? Candice Glover is quite alright, so I…   Read Story »
You don't have to be a legit rock star to get an MTV Unplugged these days. In recent years the show has hosted quite a few household names (Paramore, Alicia Keys, Adele, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry,…   Read Story »
The Grammys aren't about Grammys -- the vast majority of them aren't even given out during the televised ceremony. (UPDATE: Here's who won, though.) No, the Grammys are about the performances, and…   Read Story »