James Blake Just Made a Gorgeous Album About Being Happy in Love

His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the UK singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
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Kevin Fret’s Death Highlights Latin Trap’s Homophobia Problem

Only after his murder is the openly gay Latin trapero getting the attention his work deserved.
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Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox Begrudgingly Ranks His Band’s Albums

On the eve of the release of his band's seventh LP, Cox looks back on a wild catalog—a process he says is kinda like a visa interview.
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Spice Can Take A Likkle Heat

The dancehall superstar premieres her new video “Cool It,” and the ups and downs of being the 'Queen of Dancehall.'
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The Reality of How Generation Z Discovers New Music

In a world of algorithms, angry old music fans and no more HMV, what exactly draws the next generation to their new, favourite artists?
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If 2019 Is Good to Us, Afroswing Will Be More Than a Trend

The cluster of west African and Caribbean diasporic sounds in the UK deserve a longer stay than a passing moment.
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Hopeless Records Founder Louis Posen Picks the Label's Ten Best Releases

For the California-based punk label's 25th anniversary, we had the founder pick his ten favorite releases out of a catalog of hundreds.
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65 Objectively Good Things That Happened in 2018

Every year is bad now. But these things got us through 2018.
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25 Years Ago, Guns N' Roses Unveiled Their Batshit $4 Million Music Video

Featuring a massive oil tanker, dolphins, and Slash walking on water, "Estranged" will go down as one of the most overblown creations in rock history.
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Deep Ass Questions

Where Are the 'Home Alone' Characters Now? We Take Wild Guesses

We speculate on what happened to Kevin, Harry, Marv, Buzz, and the rest of the characters and this did not go as expected.
Dan Ozzi
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Love It or Hate It, Refused’s ‘The Shape of Punk to Come’ Changed Punk

The iconic album turned 20 this year, and while it's still endlessly debated, time has proven its impact.
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Van Morrison’s Catalog Is 40 Albums Deep, Here’s Where to Dig In

Diving into the music of one of the world's most iconic artists is a daunting task. Here's a handy guide.
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