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All Of The Elements That Made You First Fall In Love With Sleater-Kinney Are Still Here | Pitchfork

St. Vincent’s sleek, streamlined production stands out from the rest of the band’s catalog, but all of the elements you first fell in love with are still here.

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“At the Party” by Black Belt Eagle Scout Review | Pitchfork

As Black Belt Eagle Scout, Katherine Paul often draws on her childhood growing up in the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community—roots that hold deep meaning in the now Portland-based singer-songwriter’s music.

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Next Out of Prince’s Vaults: The Hits He Gave Away - The New York Times

“Originals,” a collection of 15 demos for songs recorded by the Bangles, Kenny Rogers and Sinead O’Connor, is a rough draft of pop genius.

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Prince's estate to release 'Originals' album of unreleased demos

Prince 's estate has confirmed the release of a new 15 track album, featuring the original versions of the iconic hits that he penned for other artists

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 29

The sinister pop of Billie Eilish, lyrical rap from Quelle Chris and a long-shelved album from Marvin Gaye are just some of the albums on our short list of the week's best new releases.

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The Lush, Vivid World Of The Karen O & Danger Mouse Collaboration | Pitchfork

Karen O and Danger Mouse have concocted a lush, vivid world on their dreamy and poignant collaboration.

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Listen to Jessie Ware’s New Song “Adore You” | Pitchfork

Ware’s first track of 2019 was co-written and produced by Metronomy’s Joseph Mount

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Years after giving up singing, Linda Ronstadt is back on the charts with 'Live in Hollywood'

The first-ever official live recording from Linda Ronstadt, "Live in Hollywood" has jumped to No. 1 on Amazon's list of best-selling CDs.

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10 modern hard rock bands that are better than Greta Van Fleet

Anyone looking for modern bands that channel '70s hard rock can do a lot better than Greta Van Fleet.

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Huey Lewis and The News Prep First Album of New Songs in 18 Years

The singer hasn’t performed a concert in nearly a year due to suffering sudden-onset hearing loss

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New Music Friday For Jan. 18: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

It's a brand-new season of New Music Friday and our 2019 debut includes the sparkling, smart pop of Maggie Rogers, swooning love songs from James Blake, new Pedro The Lion, Deerhunter and more.

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Who Is Greta Van Fleet’s Music For?

The rock band Greta Van Fleet is riding high on a bunch of very apt Led Zeppelin comparisons, but do they have more to offer than that, and who wants this kind of music anyway?

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10 Bands Keeping The Spirit Of Rock Alive

Whether they’re unapologetic in their politics, deploying shredding solos or rolling with swagger, here are seven bands keeping rock alive.

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40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018 - Noisey

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.

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Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2018... So Far - Hip Hop Golden Age

What’s happening folks! We are seven months into 2018, and BOY what a year it’s been thus far. It can be argued that this has been one of the strongest first-half years in… well… years. There have been very few missteps so far, and

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The Kinks are getting back together to record a new album - NME

The Kinks are reuniting for a new album. Frontman Ray Davies confirmed the news, saying that the band may even play some live shows.

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From Beach House to Courtney Barnett, our 23 most-anticipated albums of May

In addition to highly anticipated releases from Courtney Barnett, Tee Grizzley, and The Body, May holds some of our early favorites for 2018: Jon Hopkins’ follow-up to 2013 breakthrough Immunity, DJ Koze’s extremely fun Knock Knock, Beach House’s en

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Album Review: Mouse on Mars' Dimensional People | Pitchfork

Mouse on Mars’ latest is a 43-minute suite broken up by short movements featuring a wide array of guests. The duo’s try-anything spirit remains embedded in every note.

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Listen To Jack White’s Frenetic New Single ’Over And Over And Over’

Jack White’s ’Over and Over and Over’ feels like a resurgence of the explosive wildness he’s said has gone missing in rock music.

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Music Industry Revolutionary Richard Russell Breaks Down Every Song on His Star-Studded New Album | Pitchfork

The producer talks about working with Sampha, Peter Gabriel, Syd, Damon Albarn, and many more on his LP, Everything Is Recorded.

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Review: First impression of ‘The Snake King’ | My Rick Springfield crush

Wow, I wasn't expecting to be able to hear the whole  CD today so it was a nice surprise that it premiered on Billboard.com today. I had to get through my list of things to do for work before I could sit down with this. I didn't want to just stick it on

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Muscle Shoals icons The Swampers releasing 'lost' album

New archival LP finds studio musicians known for backing others' hits finally out-front on their own.

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Rick Springfield: Under a magnifying glass

There’s been a lot of Rick Springfield headlines this past week as we get closer to the Jan. 26 release date of “The Snake King.” Unfortunately the headlines are not about how thi…

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Your essential guide to the new year’s best new music.

Your essential guide to the new year's best new music, from big names like David Byrne and Ryuichi Sakamoto to independent labels Hyperdub and On The Corner.

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Greta Van Fleet’s Misty Mountain Revival

How four Michigan kids are reclaiming the sounds of the Seventies.

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32 Albums We’re Excited About in 2018

A list of the 32 most anticipated albums that are confirmed or rumored to come out in 2018 — from Frank Ocean to Kanye West to Jack White, Cardi B, Beyonce, and more.

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Looking forward to 2018 | My Rick Springfield Crush

Besides next month's release of Rick Springfield's new CD "The Snake King," it sounds like there might be some other cool RS offerings in 2018, too. In an article on oaklandpress.com, "Rick Springfield at Sound Board: 5 Things to Know,"

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What Jack White's New Album Will Sound Like :: Indie Shuffle

Detailing what has gone into the making of Jack White's forthcoming solo album.

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Haim Announce Screening for New Short Film Valentine | Pitchfork

Paul Thomas Anderson directed the video, which premieres in New York City

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The 10 best vinyl releases this week (26th June)

This week's best new vinyl releases features new music from On The Corner, Analog Africa, Static Shock and La Vida Es Un Mus.

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Taylor Swift’s Return To Spotify Is Outperforming Katy Perry’s New Album ‘Witness’

Katy Perry's new album just dropped, but it's Taylor Swift's back catalogue that's making more noise on Spotify.

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Lana Del Rey Teases New “Lust for Life” Video With the Weeknd: Watch | Pitchfork

Lana Del Rey has teased the music video for “Lust for Life,” her new track with the Weeknd. The song plays in the short clip, which begins in darkness before zooming out to reveal it was a close-up of Lana’s eye, as she sits in front of a microphone.

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Listen to Slowdive’s New Self-Titled Album

The shoegaze group’s first LP in 22 years has arrived

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Listen to a New Chuck Berry Song

After all those years of duck-walking, crisscrossing the United States on tour, and giving his disciples and imitators hell, the man still had it.

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JC Brooks on how ‘The Neon Jungle’ straddles genres to retool the uptown funk sound

The uptown sound is still around, but now under JC Brooks own name. His new album, The Neon Jungle can succinctly be described as an album-length soundtrack for one crazy/incredible night out.

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The 50thirdand3rd Interview with - The Schizophonics

Having been in the front row watching The Schizophonics at Field Trip South a few weeks ago all I can say is "This band is kick ass."

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Two unreleased David Bowie albums due out for Record Store Day

The 10th annual Record Store Day takes place next month on 22 April - and to mark the occasion, two previously unavailable David Bowie recordings will be released on vinyl.

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Fleet Foxes' First Song In Nearly 6 Years Is Grand | Pitchfork

The 3rd of May is an important date in Fleet Foxes history. Six years ago, on that day, they released their last album, Helplessness Blues. In the time since, the band’s members have released solo music, started side projects, or departed the group altogether.

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Beatles Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney Reunite in Studio

The surviving members of the Beatles came together in the studio on Sunday.

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Hear Little Big Town's Mournful New Song - Rolling Stone

Little Big Town release "When Someone Stops Loving You" from their new album 'The Breaker,' out February 24th.

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The 10 best vinyl releases this week (23rd January)

President Trump is dominating world news but here in the vinyl world, the headline is Mica Levi's masterpiece score to the new Jackie Kennedy biopic.

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8 Addictive Songs from Emerging Artists You Need to Hear Now

As temperatures drop, it’s time to warm up your winter with new music from some of the most exciting emerging artists on the market. Bruno Mars, The Weekend, Lady Gaga, and Ariana Grande migh…

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The Rolling Stones' New Blues: Inside Their Roots Revival, Bright Future

The Rolling Stones discuss why they took a break from an album of originals to make 'Blue & Lonesome,' their raw new LP of blues covers.

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The 20 Best Albums Of 2016

From the folk album you've barely heard to your most-played pop record, here's our ranking of the 2016's best albums.

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Rolling Stones pay tribute to their Chicago blues school on 'Blue & Lonesome' - Chicago Tribune

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Chuck Berry Announces First Studio Album in 38 Years, Chuck | Pitchfork

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Solange to Fleetwood Mac: You'd Better Listen to These Albums in October | WIRED

If you don't, we will rewire your stereo so that it plays Inner Circle's "Bad Boys" forever. So whatcha gonna do?

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The Rolling Stones' Blue and Lonesome: the classic songs they're covering | Music | The Guardian

Jagger and Richards were blues fans when they met, and 50 years on the passion has endured. Learn about and listen to all the originals on their new covers album

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Rolling Stones Preview Song From New Blues Album: Watch | Billboard

The Rolling Stones shared a brief snippet of a bluesy track from their upcoming album, which is due out this Friday (Oct. 6).

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Rolling Stones hint new album coming out on 6 October

First release since 2005 comprises raw cover versions of Chicago blues classics, according to producer Don Was

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Why Lady Gaga's Album Joanne Will Make You Put Down Your Phone

The truth is I want nothing more for both myself and for other people than human connection and love.

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Jack White announces ‘Acoustic Recordings’, shares unreleased White Stripes song

The compilation features rare tracks, alternate versions and White Stripes material

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NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (So Far) : NPR

The best albums of the first half of a year stuffed with (far) more than its share of heartbreak, surprise, innovation and beauty.

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26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far) | NOISEY

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.

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Bruno Mars Readies New Album for November

Hooligans, get ready! Bruno Mars is coming back. The Grammy-winning singer is reportedly planning to release a new album before ...

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6 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Car Seat Headrest, Day of the Dead, Ariana Grande, and More | Pitchfork

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes the National's all-star Grateful Dead tribute album, Car Seat Headrest, Ariana Grande, Bob Dylan, Pantha du Prince, and Marissa Nadler.

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Music Dispatch: Gorillaz Recorded New Material with Rapper Vic Mensa | Nerdist

Last we heard from Gorillaz, they were working on new music. Now it seems they're bringing more guests into the studio and it's time to get even more hyped. After we spill the beans, stick around for a Prince cover by Haim, Brand New's dark

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Ronnie Wood Confirms: Rolling Stones Working on New Album | Rolling Stone

The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood has confirmed that the rock legends are now focusing on the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'

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'Three sisters and a mister' of Haim preview new music and announce tour dates

It's been 2 1/2 years since the "three sisters and a mister" of Haim released "Days Are Gone," their widely beloved debut combining L.A.'s soft rock vibes with '90s R&B twists. 

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Band of Horses Announce New Album Why Are You OK | News | Pitchfork

Band of Horses have announced their new album, Why Are You OK. The follow up to 2012's Mirage Rock was produced by Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, and will be released this June, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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The Monkees Announce New Album Good Times! Featuring Songs Written by Rivers Cuomo, Noel Gallagher, Ben Gibbard, More |

It's been fifty years since the Monkees entered the public consciousness with their television program "The Monkees." The band will celebrate the milestone by releasing Good Times!, their first collection of new material since 1997's Justus, as Rolling Stone reports.

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Where Is Rock Music in 2016? A New Compilation May Hold the Answer | Rolling Stone

'Now That's What I Call Rock!' producers talk about the ambitious compilation that shows the state of rock music in 2016.

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David Bowie Heading for First No. 1 Album in U.S. on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Blackstar'

The late David Bowie is heading for his first No. 1 album in the U.S. on the Billboard 200 albums chart with Blackstar.

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Never mind the polls: the old albums we loved revisiting in 2015 | Music | The Guardian

From Simple Minds to Public Enemy, here are the albums our writers turned to when they’d had enough of new releases

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An Outsider Remakes Nashville's Traditional Sound

After making acclaimed albums with Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton, producer Dave Cobb has quietly staked out territory as the man behind country music's roots revolution.

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The National Discuss Next Album, Grateful Dead Tribute Compilation | News | Pitchfork

Dead comp to feature Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, Kurt Vile, War on Drugs, UMO, Perfume Genius, Fucked Up, Stephen Malkmus, Phosphorescent

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New Elvis album teams king with royal orchestra - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Priscilla Presley closes her eyes and bites her lip as she listens to a new album of Elvis songs, with the king of rock and roll's voice backed by Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. "I am emotional because I watched him singing

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Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases: Fall 2015 | News | Pitchfork

Records to look forward to in the coming months! Welcome once again to the Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases, our seasonal guide to new music. Four times a year, we round up a list of albums, singles, EPs, reissues, and more arriving over the coming months. This installment covers fall 2015.

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Keith Richards: New Rolling Stones record coming next year | HeraldNet.com - Entertainment

NEW YORK CITY — Keith Richards says The Rolling Stones have “definite plans” to record next year after a tour of South America.The Stones guitarist...

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Kurt Cobain Single "And I Love Her" b/w "Sappy" to Be Released | News | Pitchfork

Breaking news, release dates, videos, tour dates, and more from across the music spectrum.

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Empress Of Me is Named Best New Music Pitchfork

Empress Of is the alias of Lorely Rodriguez. Her debut EP consisted of shimmering synthpop, and now, she's stepping up as an avant-R&B auteur with pop star potential. Her first proper LP, Me is not just Rodriguez's most outwardly pop-focused work to d

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Chromatics Cover Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" For Ad Starring Kate Moss, Cara Delevigne | News |

MANGO have launched their fall/winter 2015 line with an ad featuring Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. The soundtrack is Chromatics covering Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun".

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Haim Remix Tame Impala's "'Cause I'm a Man" | News | Pitchfork

Haim have shared a remix of Tame Impala's Currents single 'Cause I'm a Man". The slowed-down take features new vocals from the band. Listen below.

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Lauryn Hill's Nina Simone tribute "Feeling Good" on the Tonight Show: Video of the tour de force cover.

Jazz legend Nina Simone has been back in the spotlight lately, thanks to the Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? and the accompanying tribute album Nina Revisited. Covering Simone would seem to be a fool’s errand—what tribute could poss

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Hear Keith Richards Ward Off 'Trouble' on Ragged New Single | Rolling Stone

Keith Richards has delivered the stripped-down rocker, "Trouble," the first single from his upcoming solo LP, 'Crosseyed Heart.'

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Keith Richards Announces New Solo LP 'Crosseyed Heart' | Rolling Stone

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will release 'Crosseyed Heart,' his third solo album and first in 23 years, this September.

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Hear Led Zeppelin's Rare, Riotous Blues Rave-Up 'Sugar Mama' | Rolling Stone

Led Zeppelin are opening their vaults for a final time next month, when they put out deluxe reissues of their final three albums. One of the most curious, interesting finds among newly unearthed bonus tracks is "Sugar Mama," a thumping, upbeat blues rave-up that finds Robert Plant wailing the title at the top of his lungs and Jimmy Page playing an elastic slide-guitar solo...

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Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' breaks Vevo record

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” garnered 20.1 million views in just 24 hours, setting a new Vevo record....

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Album of unreleased Kurt Cobain songs will be released in summer | EW.com

Kurt Cobain’s legacy as a musical giant only expands and becomes deeper in the 20 years after his death. On Monday, HBO will air the Brett Morgen-directed documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, which is already in theaters to heaps of praise. Coba

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New study shows that people stop listening to new music at 33 · Newswire · The A.V. Club

If you’re 33 or older, you will never listen to new music again—at least, that’s more or less what a new online study says. The study, which is based mainly on data from U.S. Spotify users, concludes that age 33 is when, on average, people stop discovering new music and begin the official march to the grave.

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Third Man Announce White Stripes' Loretta Lynn Covers 7", Van Lear Rose Deluxe Reissue | News | Pitchfork

The latest installment of Third Man's Vault subscription series is centered around country icon Loretta Lynn. They're releasing a deluxe edition vinyl reissue of her 2004 Jack White-produced album Van Lear Rose, a 7" featuring two White Stripes covers of Lynn's songs, and a whole lot more. Hear a snippet of their "Rated X" cover above.

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Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Songs

Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows in the Night.

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Calexico Share "Falling From the Sky" Featuring Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell | News | Pitchfork

Calexico will release new album Edge of the Sun, their follow-up to 2012's Algiers and the 2013 live album Spiritoso, April 14 via Anti-/City Slang. Today, they're sharing a new single that features Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell called "Falling From the Sky". Listen to it above, via Stereogum.

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Haim and Morris Day & the Time Team Up for "Jungle Love" on "Kimmel"

Oh-we-oh-we-oh! Every Monday this month, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" are hosting a weekly night called "Mash Up Mondays" where two artists come together to form supergroups. Last week, Weezer and ZZ Top teamed up.

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Alabama Shakes Announce New Album Sound & Color , Share

Three years after dropping their popular debut Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes are back with another full-length LP. Arriving April 21 via ATO (April 20 in the UK/Europe, via Rough Trade), the twelve-track effort is titled Sound & Color, and was recorded at the Sound Emporium in Nashville...

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Hear the Who Play 'A Quick One' for First Time in 44 Years | Rolling Stone

The Who's tour kickoff featured a mix of hits and rarities, including a performance of a song they haven't played in 44 years.

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The World's 12 Highest-Paid DJs - In Photos: The World’s Highest-Paid DJs 2014 - Forbes

Calvin Harris is once again EDM’s Cash King, pulling in $66 million over the past 12 months. The top ten earners on our list racked up a staggering $268 million this year, 11% more than the $241 million haul of last year’s top ten. Rea

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Hologram Paul McCartney Stars in 'Hope for the Future' Video | Rolling Stone

Watch a hologram Paul McCartney sing the grandiose ballad 'Hope for the Future' against vivid backdrops from the game 'Destiny.'

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AC/DC, Rock or Bust, review: 'vertebrae-jolting stuff' - Telegraph

The heavy metal band end their tumultuous year with a solid, Glastonbury-ready record, says Helen Brown

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Vinyl Record Sales Just Hit an 18-year High

In 2014 you'd be forgiven for thinking the music industry is all about online charts and digital downloads, but the latest figures released by the Official Charts Company reveal a corresponding boom in vinyl record sales which have reached an 18-year high.

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Various Artists's New Album: The Art of McCartney | Rolling Stone

Check out our review of Various Artists's New Album The Art of McCartney on Rolling Stone.com.

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Bob Seger's New Album: Ride Out | Rolling Stone

New Bob Seger albums don't show up too often (this is his second since 1995). But he's still the same heartland warrior with the same sturdy, elastic rock & roll vision. Ride Out goes from "Detroit Made," a tribute to Motor City automotive ingenuity steeped in Rust Belt rock and soul, to the Chicago-blues overdrive of "Hey Gypsy," to the freedom-loving "Ride Out," where he growls his message for our times over a tight boogie with a Southern-soul feel: "Time to disconnect from clutter/Time to hit the road."

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Not One Artist's Album Has Gone Platinum In 2014

We are now nine and a half months into 2014, and the sales numbers for the music industry are looking particularly grim. While the fourth quarter is typically when the most sales occur, things have never been quite so bad. In 2014, not a single artist’s

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Watch Video Of 100 Classic Rhythm Section Riffs Played In One Take: Chicagoist

Chicago Music Exchange's Marc Najjar and drummer Nate Bauman made a video of 100 classic bass riffs and drum beats ranging from 'Ain't That A Shame

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Robert Plant: I Want to Record With Jack White | Rolling Stone

Robert Plant revealed in a Facebook chat that he'd love to record with Jack White at Nashville's Third Man Studios.

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Chrissie Hynde Steps Out, But She's Not Alone

Hynde recruited a Swedish indie rocker, an American tennis star and a Canadian guitar hero to help make her new LP, Stockholm.

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Hear Jack White's Walloping 90-Minute BBC Set

Rocker discusses writing new album 'Lazaretto' on the road and the seaworthy origins of his upright bass

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Song Premiere: Robert Plant's Bold New Band

With a new project every few years, including work with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin, Robert Plant remains vital. A new album, out in September, includes the song