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Music Review: Indie Roundup – Claire Lynch Band’s Holiday Album, Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons, The Suitcase Junket

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I never thought of it before, but The Claire Lynch Band did: Could any instrument be a better choice to power "Jingle Bells" than the banjo? Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Nicki Minaj, Neil Young, Lee Ann Womack, Willie Nelson and More

Jack Bruce

Plus Everclear, Cracker, Jason Marsalis, Soundgarden, Cream (R.I.P. Jack Bruce) and R.E.M. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from David Guetta, Wu-Tang Clan, Placido Domingo, Wiz Khalifa, Jeff Beck and More

David Guetta

Plus a new children's holiday album from Farmer Jason (of Jason and the Scorchers), a concert DVD from Depeche Mode, and a reissued lost classic from The Byrds' Gene Clark. Read More »

R.I.P. Paul Revere (1938 – 2014)

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As the namesake and musical ringleader of Paul Revere And The Raiders, Paul Revere Dick leaves behind a legacy that is as stunning for its lack of critical recognition, as it is for its lasting, continuing influence. Read More »

Flurry of New Christmas/Holiday Albums Heralds the Season

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From Idina Menzel to Earth, Wind & Fire, the season is busting out all over with new Christmas albums for your holiday-party playlist. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Albums and Tours from Ariana Grande, One Direction, Mary J. Blige, U2, Seth MacFarlane and More

ariana grande my everything

The fall season is upon us, and with it an onslaught of splashy new releases from marquee artists and labels clamoring for our attention. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Releases and Tours from Chick Corea, George Harrison, Sting, Minus the Bear and More

george harrison

As Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' nears its Broadway premiere, the perennial pop star releases a live DVD of his own performances of the music. Read More »

Countdown: My Week with Beyoncé

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I would not succumb to conversion. I was a justified aficionado—personally and professionally—of popular music culture and Beyoncé stood in opposition to the music I jammed to. Or did she? Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Releases and Tours from Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Alex & Sierra, The Allman Brothers and More

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From dinosaur acts to 'X Factor' winners, there's big news from top artists, music icons, and hot up-and-comers this week. Read More »

Music Reviews: Tesla, Brother Firetribe, Mother Road, and Niva

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Here's some more classic hard rock for your ears this week. Read More »