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‘Neural Karaoke’ Joins AI Robo-Rock Race

Another week, another artificial intelligence lyric machine nipping at we the creative humans of the world. Though this one’s not nearly as cool as Giorgio Cam by the team over at Google Creative Lab — mainly because […]

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RIFF’d: The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’

There are no surprises on The Weeknd‘s third studio album Starboy. Everything is mapped out in plain English, a one dimensional plan than even the most casual fan can follow. He delves yet again into […]

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Lyricapsule: Van Morrison Drops ‘Astral Weeks’; November 29, 1968

Morrison‘s true solo album, released on this day in 1968, as 1967’s “Brown Eyed Girl“-opening pop rocket Blowin’ Your Mind was released without his consent, packaged with art and track arrangements he didn’t clear, Astral […]

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Lupe Fiasco Delays Album, Blasts Political Single

Lupe Fiasco has never been shy about expressing his political views; he’s a golden era lovechild, born during a time when muckraking was the norm. The political landscape has been scaly the past few years and […]

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Lyricapsule: National Maximum Speed Law Drops, Sammy Hagar Vindicated; November 28, 1995

In 1974 Big Brother decided to institute a National Maximum Speed Law across all highways and byways imposing a 55 mph speed limit, attempting to tarnish American’s need for speed because of some silly oil […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica is like Halley’s Comet, he appears only once in a generation but always to the delight of those who witness it. His delivery is smooth and precise, confident with a steady dose of heresy. Never […]

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Green Day Explain Anti-Trump AMA Performance on the ‘Late Late Show’

ICYMI, Green Day wedged an opportunity into their performance of “Bang Bang” last week — an already glaringly political song, written from the perspective of a mass shooter — during the American Music Awards on Monday […]

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RIFF’d: Bruno Mars’ ’24K Magic’

Bruno Mars‘ third studio album 24K Magic is a feeble attempt at interpreting ’80s pop. Normally he thrives in these situations with a touch that has made him something of a golden-boy. Unfortunately he doesn’t invest […]

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Lyricapsule: Queen Drop ‘A Night at the Opera’; November 21, 1975

Queen‘s fourth record, A Night at the Opera, was a go-for-broke rock moment, the most expensive album ever recorded at the time, a theatrical sojourn in the name of rock and unconventional pop. Silver-throated Freddie Mercury […]

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Lyric App Nerds: Meet ‘Giorgio Cam’, Turning Pictures into Song

The future is now, friends. Meet ‘Giorgio Cam‘. A handful of Google Creative Lab nerds, the driving financially-unmotivated influential force in the future of tech, in conjunction with Google’s “A.I. Experiments,” paired their love for house legend […]

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