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10 Albums to Watch Out For in 2016

2015 is about to dispense the very last of its available thrills, the new year’s eve party, and when that’s done, we have to face the new year with nothing but a thirst for fresh excitement and a slightly throbbing head for company. What we need is fresh music, and we need it now. So, […]

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‘Fleming’: 10 Songs That Should Have Been James Bond Themes

The John Barry arrangement of Monty Norman’s “James Bond Theme” casts a very long shadow over popular culture. It’s not just there in the 23 songs that have been picked to represent each Bond movie as it comes out, it’s there whenever you get a string section slowly rising up to a minor-sixth, to ramp […]

Music Roundup: Keane Members Change Into Mt. Desolation

Out today is the self-titled debut album from Mt. Desolation, a lovely sepia-toned collection of sweeping alt-country tinges from Tim Rice-Oxley and Jesse Quin of the chart-topping British group Keane. The dozen-song effort initially came about after a Guinness-fueled conversation in Dublin in 2009, where the band's chief composer/pianist and unofficial fourth member gushed about […]

Madonna Scores 13th UK No. 1

Usually, I’d try and look past the song that ousted Estelle from Britain’s No. 1 spot. But today, I’m trying not to be a hater here. Congrats to Madonna on her 13th No. 1 single in the UK. Here’s the complete list of her British No. 1s: “Into the Groove”“Papa Don’t Preach”“True Blue”“La Isla Bonita”“Who’s […]