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Soundtracking the Resistance - MLK At 50

Reflecting on the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination

Apr 06, 2018

This week we look at Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had half a century on from his death, plus there're sanctions, walls, pay gaps, reworked wedding songs, and Superorganism. More

Listen to Same Sex Wedding EP Featuring St. Vincent, Benjamin Gibbard, Bob Dylan, and More

Universal Love EP Also Features Kesha, Kele Okereke, and Valerie June Doing New Takes on Classic Love Songs

Apr 05, 2018

Universal Love is a new EP funded by MGM Resorts that features musicians covering classic love songs but adjusting the gender pronouns so that they would be more appropriate for same sex weddings. It features St. VincentBenjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for CutieBob DylanKesha, Bloc Party's Kele Okereke, and Valerie JuneMore

We’re Supposed to Report on Last Night’s Grammys, But We Don’t Want To

Congrats to The War on Drugs, The National, and Father John Misty, and That's About It

Jan 29, 2018

We're a music magazine and website and so I guess we're supposed to report on last night's Grammy Awards, but we really don't want to.  More

Oct 05, 2017

Tom Petty, the singer/songwriter/guitarist who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with his band as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, died Monday night after suffering cardiac arrest Sunday night in his home in Malibu, Los Angeles.  More

Jul 27, 2017

Kesha is releasing her long-awaited new album, Rainbow, on August 11th via Kemosabe/RCA. Now she has shared a new song, "Learn to Let Go," via its video.  More

Jul 26, 2017

This morning President Trump announced on Twitter that Transgender people were no longer allowed to serve in the military in any capacity, a reversal of an Obama policy. Several notable musicians have spoken out against the ban, including Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste, Tegan and SaraLady GagaKeshaBest Coast, and others. More



Reviews

Rainbow

Rainbow

Kemosabe/RCA

Aug 15, 2017

On RainbowKesha sounds breathless. Her third studio album is an album about survival, and if Kesha is exhausted, she has every right to be. The 30-year-old is embroiled in an ongoing lawsuit with her former producer and alleged abuser Dr. Luke, and recorded 14 songs for this album while still in rehab.  More