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Track List for Taylor Swift's New Album Leaked

Steve DiMatteo | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Steve DiMatteo

Swift apparently wrote a brand-new, still-untitled album specifically about former flame Calvin Harris, who was caught entering a massage parlor notorious for dishing out happy endings, and the track listing has already leaked.

The Real Story Behind 'Love Song’ Isn't What You Think

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2015 | Entertainment

Sara Bareilles just can't bottle it up anymore. As the legend goes, back when the singer was just starting out, she marched into her record labe...

(That's The Story) Morning Glory: Celebrating 20 Years of Oasis' Sophomore Masterpiece

Salvatore Bono | Posted 10.02.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

That album didn't just define the 90's and introduce what some say is "The Second British Invasion," it created a whole new rock and roll ethos. Take that punk rock attitude and mix it with brilliant lyrics, catchy riffs, and you have yourself a masterpiece.

Boston Comic Dana J. Bein on His First Comedy Albums and Why They Still Count

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy
Sheila Moeschen

Like any other comedian, Boston-based stand-up comic Dana J. Bein is ruled by "the hustle." Comedy's DYI culture makes it easier than ever to create and share content. There is no reason to wait -- for agents or network deals.

Why We Need to Pay Attention to Miley Cyrus' New Album

Uloop | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment

While some may argue this is all post-Disney rebellion, it's clear that Miley is here to say and do what she wants, and not a single person or record label is going to get in her way.

The Kickback Gears Up for Their Full-Length Debut, Sorry All Over the Place

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Craving new music? Check out The Kickback, an American indie rock band from South Dakota.

Former Obama White House Chief Releases Record (the Musical Kind)

Roxane Assaf | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.

Doe Paoro to Release After, an Enlightened Reconstruction of Time and Travel

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Doe Paoro drew from these notions as she created After, the follow-up to her 2012 debut album Slow To Love, which Paoro wrote in an isolated cabin close to her hometown of Syracuse, New York.

Mainland's Pop 'n Rock Serves Up the Best of Both Coasts

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the wonderfully charismatic singer and guitarist of Mainland, Jordan Topf. Read on as we talk "Outcast," satanic vans, and how a bit of misfortune for Macaulay Culkin came to be a life-changing opportunity for Mainland.

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

No Pity Party Here -- Melanie Martinez's Cry Baby Hits #1 on the Alternative Albums Chart

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Melanie Martinez released her debut album, Cry Baby, on August 14th, and it's already topping the charts. With the #1 spot on the Alternative Albums Chart and #4 on the iTunes albums chart, no tears shall be shed anytime soon!

Video Premiere: Honeyhoney So Drop-Dead Gorgeous in 'You and I'

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Three years after revealing how darkly decadent they can be, Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo are revisiting the "Angel of Death" again.

Not Into Bach? Take a Little Ride...

Roxane Assaf | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

Anyone who can recall the ballistic fascination of their first pop-up reader would thrill at opening Steven Hancoff's newly released e-book "J. Sebastian Bach: Pablo Casals and the Six Suites for 'Cello Solo." As with other deeply inspired oeuvres, the artist had no thought of a mammoth multi-volume multimedia masterwork when he wandered into a love of performing Bach on acoustic guitar.

The Waifs Take a Beautiful U-turn: Hear the Whole Album

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Band relationships involving siblings can often be complicated and challenging, and the Waifs certainly have experienced their share of family futile ...

Sierra Hull Grows Up Strong, Takes a Step Beyond Bluegrass

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Nashville singer-songwriter Sierra Hull, one of the opening performers at the 43rd RockyGrass Festival this weekend, has impressed audiences with her mandolin playing since performing for her third-grade class in Byrdstown, Tennessee.

Cool Dad Transforms Pop-Punk Classics Into Bedtime Lullabies

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.01.2015 | Parents
Van Winkle's

Even the loudest songs can be turned into a lullaby. Change the tempo, make a few instrument swaps and Blink 182's "All The Small Things" could beco...

Sneak 'Peak' From Heather Nova: Listen Now to 'Girl on the Mountain'

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

There's something magically mysterious about Heather Nova and her measured musical climb. Her poetic phrases, vivid images and moving melodies transport you to another world in another era, and the lovely sounds of her voice backed by the musicians' tasteful accompaniment make it seem like everything's going to be all right.

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Financially Responsible Rapper Lil Dicky Urges You To '$ave Dat Money

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Rapper Lil Dicky is living the dream -- but that doesn't mean he's going to waste money like an irresponsible person.

Personal Besties: A Double Dose of Honeyhoney

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Many who watch their concerts and buy their records probably wonder if there's more to the platonic love connection that a midwestern daughter and New England son made to become Los Angeles-based professional musical partners in 2006.

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

Michael Jackson's Xscape Origins: The First Review

Charles Thomson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Charles Thomson

Hundreds of books have been written about Michael Jackson, but this is one of the very few must-reads to have been published since his death, forgetting his much-debated private life and shedding light on the one area most people appear least informed about; his work.