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His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the UK singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
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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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For Rosalía, Dancing Is About Letting Go of All Evil

A conversation with one of Spain’s most important musical artists of the last decade.
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the shape of punk

With 'Until Your Heart Stops,' Cave In Penned Metalcore’s Most Important Text

Twenty years ago, the seminal Boston hardcore act set a high bar with their debut album, inspiring both their respected peers and an endless line of lesser copycats.
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We Asked Some Gen Z Kids How They Discover New Music

In a world of algorithms, angry old music fans and no more HMV, what exactly draws the next generation to their new, favorite artists?
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Afroswing Is 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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