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Bandcamp Is Waiving Its Share Of Revenue Today: Here Are 15 Great New Albums To Buy

The music world, along with everything else, has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. With tours and festivals cancelled for the foreseeable future, artists have…
Stereogum | March 20, 2020 - 9:52 am

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How Will Festival Cancellations Due To Coronavirus Affect Indie Musicians?

Detroit rockers Dogleg have spent the last several months building a considerable amount of buzz around their debut LP, Melee -- and its release, which…
Larry Fitzmaurice | March 11, 2020 - 3:15 pm

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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

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30 Years Ago Milli Vanilli Won The Only Grammy That’s Ever Been Revoked

Maybe you've seen the clip. There's Rob and Fab, the two model-handsome faces of Milli Vanilli, cavorting around onstage at a July 1989 MTV concert…
Nate Patrin | January 22, 2020 - 1:11 pm

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Thoughts On The 2020 Coachella Poster

There's this dumb thing I do every year: Coachella unveils its poster, and I write a way-too-long thing about all the little narratives hidden in…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2020 - 11:02 am

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“Hallelujah” Is Not A Christmas Song

There are many reasons one might be annoyed at Pentatonix, the ruling a cappella group of our time. The singing quintet is hokey and saccharine…
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2019 - 1:02 pm

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Winners, Losers, & Big Surprises In The 2020 Grammy Nominations

The 2020 Grammy nominations are out, and there's a lot to discuss. Let's work our way through the big storylines.
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2019 - 10:49 am

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Synästhesie 2019 Was A Unique, Idiosyncratically Berlin Festival

Over the last couple years, there's been a small but growing festival called Synästhesie taking place in Berlin. Its roots are very much specific to…
Ryan Leas | November 18, 2019 - 12:45 pm

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Artist Of The Decade: Kendrick Lamar

"Bitch, where were you when I was walkin'?" It was a fair question from Kendrick Lamar Duckworth considering how many people had glommed on to…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 9:00 am

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Bob Seger: An Appreciation

Bob Seger's "might be the strangest career in the history of rock and roll," wrote Dave Marsh in his 1978 Rolling Stone profile. Two years…
Brady Gerber | October 4, 2019 - 12:45 pm

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Read An Exclusive Excerpt From Liz Phair’s New Memoir Horror Stories

In the 26 years since she released her landmark debut Exile In Guyville, Liz Phair has been witness to just about every form of lunacy
Stereogum | October 4, 2019 - 9:40 am

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Thom Yorke’s Live Show Might Change Your Perspective On His Solo Work

This past Monday, Thom Yorke brought his live show to an undistinguished corporate rectangle with poor sight lines known as Express Live. On one hand,…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2019 - 12:01 pm

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Growing Up Tegan & Sara

The day after Thanksgiving, my mom drove me and two friends to a theater just outside Philadelphia so that we could see Tegan And Sara…
James Rettig | September 23, 2019 - 1:05 pm

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As A Producer, Ric Ocasek Was Often Just What Bands Needed

Twenty-five years ago, a not-insignificant segment of music fans learned about the greatness of the Cars via Weezer's self-titled debut, widely known as "The Blue
Annie Zaleski | September 16, 2019 - 3:55 pm

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Ric Ocasek Was One Of Pop’s Great Mad Scientists

Dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit JERNK. Dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit-dit JERNK. That's how the Cars introduced themselves on their very first single, the immortal 1978 banger "Just What I Needed." That song,…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2019 - 3:03 pm
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