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The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Katie Bain
11.7.18
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The Guide to Getting Into Brian Eno, the Playful Genius

From ambient soundtracks to alien planets to mega-hits fit for supermarkets to, uh, working with Coldplay, the legendary English producer has done it all. Here's where to start.
Dan Gentile
10.31.18
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The Guide to Getting into Haruomi Hosono, Japan's Vibrant Pop Shape-Shifter

In his groundbreaking bands and in his solo work, the Japanese experimenter changed the shape of pop music, avant-garde electronics, and more. Here's where to start with his vast catalog
Rob Arcand
10.10.18
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It’s Never Too Late to Become a Misfits Fan, but It'll Cost You

A handy guide on how to get into one of the most iconic bands in punk history.
Dan Ozzi
10.3.18
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The Guide to Getting Into Spiritualized

The man known most colorfully as J. Spaceman has spent the better part of three decades tackling life's big questions with grand songs that feel gilded with precious metals. Here's where to start.
Colin Joyce
9.6.18
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The Guide to Getting into Aretha Franklin

The iconic singer's catalog spans more than half a century. Here's where to start.
Bonnie Stiernberg
8.17.18
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The Guide to Getting Into Janet Jackson

As the youngest of a superstar family, Janet Jackson managed to forge her own path throughout her 30-year career by demanding control.
Kristin Corry
8.15.18
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The Guide to Getting into Grace Jones

With her androgynous aesthetic, boundary-pushing musicality and 50-year career, Jones burst open doors before other people could even see them.
Daisy Jones
8.2.18
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The Guide to Getting into Roxy Music

Featuring Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno, Roxy Music’s melodramatic yet undersung art rock paved the way for punk, new wave, and decades of music to come.
Jill Krajewski
5.17.18
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The Guide to Getting into Arctic Monkeys

From the early, distinctly British years to the more recent desert rock offerings, Alex Turner has written himself through several eras. Here they are.
Ryan Bassil
5.10.18
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Understanding Lil West’s Post-Everything Rap in 5 Songs

This 19-year-old Delaware musician is one of the most exciting artists working in the online underground—here’s where to start with his vast, genre-hopping catalog.
Colin Joyce
5.2.18
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The Guide to Getting into Yeah Yeah Yeahs

It's 15 years since the New York trio's debut album signalled a guitar music revival. Their output, across four albums and three EPs, isn't all the crashing art-punk of the early years, though.
Tshepo Mokoena
4.27.18