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The Index-music Interview: Underworld

It’s been 20 years since the future that legendary electronic group Underworld faced was shining its brightest. The long journey of Karl Hyde and Rick ...
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NAO Confirms New Album, Shares Track List and Tour Dates

After releasing two sublime singles this year, “Girlfriend” and “Fool to Love,” London alt-pop singer (and Disclosure collaborator) NAO has confirmed that she will release her debut ...
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Review: We Really Love the Julie Ruin’s ‘Hit Reset’ (But ...

Bikini Kill were the best punk band of the 1990s — catchy, playful, hostile, and righteous — and their motormouthed frontwoman Kathleen Hanna exited the ...
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T.I. Vows ‘We Will Not’ Yield to Injustice

T.I. has long been outspoken on the subject of civil rights, in his words as well as his music. On a new track titled “We Will Not,” Tip addresses recent ...
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Review: Open Mike Eagle and Paul White Get Up Close ...

If the late, lamented revolutionary poet Gil Scott-Heron was a college-bound poet today, he might be writing raps in the vein of Open Mike Eagle. ...
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‘Pokémon Theme’ Singer Jason Paige Still Wants to Be the ...

The “Pokémon Theme” is one of the few television openers that immediately inspires a Pavlovian reaction from humans 30 and under. The first few seconds — ...
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Q&A: Rihanna’s Co-Writer Mick Schultz Is Pleased With Batting Fifth ...

Rihanna’s ANTI leak (er, official release) late on Wednesday night was a surprise for everyone, even those who had actually worked on the album — which is a ...
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The Roots’ New Song ‘Bittersweet’ Will Change Your Perception of ...

The Roots took a break from their long-running gig at The Tonight Show to make music you can taste. Today, the band released two versions of their ...
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Listen to Tinashe’s Rapturous ‘Superlove’

R&B sensation Tinashe has released “Superlove,” a new single from her forthcoming sophomore album, Joyride. Produced by The-Dream and Tricky Stewart, “Superlove” (not to be confused ...
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Michelle Obama and Missy Elliott Are the Ultimate ‘Carpool Karaoke’ ...

First Lady Michelle Obama was James Corden’s guest on the Late Late Show’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment last night. Obama and Corden sang some Stevie Wonder and some ...