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Don't Apologize Quincy Jones, You Living Legend

Giving two of the best interviews in recent memory is nothing to be sorry about??
Tshepo Mokoena
a day ago
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Bruno Mars Swept the 2018 Grammys Because They Love Smooth Music

'24K Magic''s many wins are just part of a tradition of the Recording Academy awarding well-crafted but safe pop.
Phil Witmer
1.29.18
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Agrimonia’s New Album Shows What Can Happen When Crust Grows Up

The Swedish post-metal iconoclasts display deep crust punk roots on new album 'Awaken,' and the way they interpret the genre says a lot about its past—and its future.
Kim Kelly
1.25.18
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The Oscars Are Clowns for Not Nominating 'It'

Benjamin Wallfisch's emotionally and technically inspired soundtrack deserved a nomination for Best Original Score.
Phil Witmer
1.23.18
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Tyler, the Creator Has Turned the Brand-Artist Collab on Its Head

His Golf Le Fleur link-up with Converse bridges accessible and relatively affordable fashion, striking what has always been a tricky balance.
Ryan Bassil
1.18.18
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New Streaming Rules Could Fuck With Your Favorite Rapper's Money

The Billboard charts are now weighing streams on Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, and YouTube differently. This could have a much larger impact than you might realize.
Gary Suarez
1.16.18
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Live Shows Were Killing My Love for Music

How taking a year off from late nights, loud bands, spilled beer, and forced conversations made me a better music fan.
Chris Krovatin
1.12.18
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What Does it Mean to Have “Good Taste” in Music?

Growing up, we are taught what is cool and what is basic, but maybe these concepts aren't anchored in reality.
Daisy Jones
1.11.18
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Taylor Swift Sold a Million Copies of an Album That Didn’t Need Hits

Figures confirm that 'Reputation' was 2017's best-selling album, but tell another story about the loyalty of Swift's fans.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.10.18
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Anitta, Future, and Charli XCX are Boosting Funk Carioca, Pay Attention

The genre has received increased worldwide exposure even as it unearths Brazil’s history of class warfare and colorism.
Phil Witmer
1.8.18
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Yeah, The Distillers Are Cool But Spinnerette Were Way Better

They sounded more like trash rock deep cuts from 1997 than something you’d hear on a free Kerrang! Compilation.
Daisy Jones
1.8.18
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Sure, We Streamed a Lot in 2017 But We Didn't Own Our Music

At the risk of getting all 'wake up sheeple!!' I wonder what this new growth for the business really means for us, the music lovers.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.4.18