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ICYMI: David Bowie’s EP ‘No Plan’ And Ghostly Lyric Video Released Over Weekend

It would have been David Bowie‘s 70th birthday over the weekend if the world had not lost the innovative pop star last year to terminal cancer. To celebrate this date, Sony and Columbia released a […]

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Donald Glover Gives Shout-Out to Migos’ ‘Bad and Boujee’ in Golden Globe Speech

Hip hop star Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, who rose to prominence equally for his skills as an actor as for his musical talent won two awards at the Golden Globes last night […]

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Green Bay Packers’ Run to the Playoffs Inspires Rap Song

The Green Bay Packers are as beloved as any team in the NFL, so when it was announced that they may have a new anthem on their hands, one tailor made to their magnificent turnaround […]

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Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Composed Arrangement for Birmingham Cathedral

Once feared as the preeminent dark force of rock, paving the way for the harshest genres from stoner doom to black metal, Black Sabbath‘s legendary guitarist Tony Iommi has composed an arrangement for his hometown […]

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Lyricapsule: Zeppelin Fans Break the Led Out on the Boston Garden; January 6, 1975

Pissed off that they couldn’t buy their tickets sooner, upwards of 2,000 Bostonians lineup up outside of the Boston Garden on this day in 1975 went all Murphy’s Law on the arena, busting into the […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Amp Fiddler

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Ed Sheeran Tweets Clues for Lyrics off New Album “÷”

Ed Sheeran, the English singer songwriter and Taylor Swift protégé, opened up 2017 by storm when he posted a charmingly homey clip to his Twitter holding a scribbled out sign that read, “New Music Coming […]

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Gorillaz’ Cartoon Guitarist Shares Mixtape Featuring ‘Kick-Ass Women’

Late last year the animated band Gorillaz started a media campaign in anticipation of hopefully a new album in 2017. So far, the campaign has included instagram updates of the band’s guitarist Noodle traveling to […]

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RIFF’d: Run the Jewels’ ‘RTJ3’

As a Christmas present to the rap world, Run the Jewels came out of nowhere to release their third studio album Run the Jewels 3. There are familiar elements at every turn; political muckraking, braggadocio […]

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Sleater-Kinney ‘Live From Paris’ Marks First Live Album From Legendary Rockers

Indie-rock mainstays Sleater-Kinney are legendary for their live sets. But if you were a fan that had missed out on their high energy performances in the 90s and early 00s you were out of luck […]

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