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The Replacements’ Newest Album is a Blast from the Past

'For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986' captures an iconic performance from The Replacements.
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Cold Specks Opens Up on Her Third Album, ‘Fool’s Paradise’

On Cold Speck's third album, 'Fool's Paradise,' Somali-Canadian artist Ladan Hussein constructs a new sound from the elements of her previous two LPs.
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Heart, Humor, and Punk Rock on A Giant Dog’s Latest Album ‘Toy’

'Toy' features hook-filled gems that are both heartfelt and brimming with caustic wit.
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Kesha’s New Album, Rainbow, is a Seriously Fun Statement of Self-Empowerment

The pop star's music is finally free from the boozy party girl image of "TiK ToK."
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Indie Rock Trio, Rainer Maria, Returns after Eleven Years with the Blazing and Brilliant ‘S/T’

Eleven years on from its last album, indie rock/emo trio Rainer Maria returned with its sixth LP, S/T, on August 18, 2017. The group's breakup in December 2006 came months after the release of Catastrophe Keeps Up Together and a front page…
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Broken Social Scene Returns from Hiatus with ‘Hug of Thunder’

Hug of Thunder marks the return all fifteen original members.
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Lollapalooza 2017: Our Must See Artists

Thanks to RedBull TV it is live streaming all four days!
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Waxahatchee’s Fourth Album, ‘Out in the Storm,’ Finds Katie Crutchfield Reawakened

"It’s a very honest record about a time in which I was not honest with myself.”
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Olivia Chaney & The Decemberists Celebrate Traditional British Folk Music As Offa Rex

Titled "The Queen of Hearts," the group's first album is a pitch-perfect tribute to '70s British folk rock.
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Bedouine Fills Her Self-Titled Debut With Laurel Canyon-esque Country-Folk

The songs on Bedouine rarely stray above quiet, but they don't need to.
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Lorde’s New Album is a Sober Reflection on Fame and Success

Lorde follows up her debut full-length with 'Melodrama' (Universal Music), a danceable reflection on her newfound status as a "royal."
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Portugal. The Man’s Eighth Album “Woodstock” Adds More Pop Influence to the Mix

The new album arrives four years after the band's previous full-length, Evil Friends.
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Fleet Foxes Take a Successful, Proggy Turn on Their Third Album, ‘Crack-Up’

Six years after their sophomore album and almost a decade on from their 2008 debut, Fleet Foxes have released their third full-length, Crack-Up.
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Music: Big Thief Digs Deeper into Darkness to Find a Brighter Light on ‘Capacity’

An intimate exploration of turning pain and trauma into joy and love.
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New Music: Tanzania Albinism Collective

In African, those with Albinism are often killed for their body parts considered magical. The Tanzania Albinism Collective offers them refuge through song.
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Argentine Juana Molina’s Album ‘Halo’ Draws Universal Rhythms from Our Collective Unconscious

'Halo' is not a pop record, but it is the kind of album whose songs stick in your head.
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David Byrne-Founded Label Releases ‘The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda’

"And when she put...her hands on the keyboard it was like somebody shooting a beam of light through your chest."