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Watch Arcade Fire Cover Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the U.S.A.’

Noted Bruce Springsteen fans Arcade Fire have honored the Boss in public before: In 2007, Springsteen brought the band out in Ottawa, Ontario to cover ...
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Review: The 1975’s ‘I like it when you sleep, for ...

The 1975 are driving a hard bargain. The shapeshifting Manchester band’s recent singles scan like ambitious blockbusters not made for a clear audience: too smart-aleck ...
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Courtney Barnett Is 2015’s Songwriter of the Year

The first time A&R manager Jaimie Hodgson heard Courtney Barnett’s single “Avant Gardener” in 2013, he had to play it again. “My girlfriend got so, ...
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Bleached Ditch the Surfboards on ‘Super-Confident’ New Album

Earlier this year, when the time came to write their sophomore album, Bleached sisters Jen and Jessie Clavin, along with bassist Micayla Grace, cut themselves ...
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Jeremih and Pusha T Get ‘Paid’ on Latest Song From ...

Pusha T and Jeremih’s “Paid,” the latest cut off the soundtrack for The Land, is the brighter juxtaposition to yesterday’s morose Nas and Erykah Badu collaboration ...
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Review: Rabit Finds the Beauty and Horror in Religious Ritual ...

Since joining up with Tri Angle Records last year, Texas-based producer Eric Burton (who records as Rabit) has fixed his eyes on God. He called ...
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A.G. Cook’s ‘Superstar’ Will Get You Up, Up, Up

PC Music founder and DJ A.G. Cook has released a neon sugar rush of a new single called “Superstar.” Featuring himself on vocals, “Superstar” kicks ...
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Sexy Dex & The Fresh Harmonize Hyper-Pop and Funk on ...

The punctuation that saturates Sexy Dex and The Fresh’s Soundcloud name (read: !Sexy Dex /&\ The Fresh!) is necessary to understand just how electric and ...
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Review: The Kills’ ‘Ash & Ice’ Has Too Much Ballast ...

It’s a good thing the song called “Doing It to Death” is the first on Ash & Ice, because if it was the last it might ...
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The Legends Polish the Disco Ball on ‘Summer in the ...

Last we heard from Swede-pop frontrunners the Legends (a.k.a. Johan Angergård), the one-man band was releasing last year’s mostly morose It’s Love. Since then, the ...