Modern classic

Modern classic

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Imagine re-discovering a song by The Beatles or the Rolling Stones but with another arrangement, another style, speed even. This is what Lang lang is proposing with "his" Goldberg Variations.

17 September 2020

Just smile

Just smile

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No, this is not about an elusive new release of the Beach Boys' long lost — and somewhat found — album, this is about Katy Perry's 6th studio album of the same name. The similarities largely end there...

7 September 2020

Exploding the mirage

Exploding the mirage

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It may be hard to believe, but 2020's Imploding the mirage is only The Killers' sixth studio album... While the band took their time to craft this new set of compositions, the result is rather worth the wait!

27 August 2020

Dream animals

Dream animals

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Glass Animals are a weird bunch of, well, animals. Having been at it for a decade now, the British band managed to grow and experiment outside its original electro-pop roots to offer a wildly eclectic new album...

17 August 2020

JARV IS... alive and well

JARV IS... alive and well

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Jarvis Cocker, of Pulp historic fame, started a new side project a couple of years ago, the purpose of which was to improvize on stage and see where that would lead. We now know the answer to that: the acclaimed release of a brand new album in many ways...

6 August 2020

21st century folklore

21st century folklore

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On July 24th, Country/Pop/Folk superstar Taylor Swift released a new album, less than a day before announcing it. This album, her 8th, comes less than a year after the previous one. Is that a sign that she's rushing it, or just eager to share her new work with the world?

27 July 2020

Rough and rowdy roads

Rough and rowdy roads

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It all started with the 17-minute long confinement song "Murder most foul". A full studio album followed in June, featuring the great Bob Dylan's first original material since 2012... Well worth the wait!

6 July 2020

We want changes now!

We want changes now!

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This recent period of confinement we were all forced to endure did some good for the music industry: Thom Yorke released a new song from his basement, Noel Gallagher found an old unreleased Oasis track, Bob Dylan released a new (17-minute long) single... then David Bowie came back from the dead.

12 June 2020

The new abnormal indeed

The new abnormal indeed

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The Strokes’ 6th studio album was released just yesterday, i.e. Friday April 10th 2020. In other, perhaps more favorable circumstances, this would have been a big deal...

11 April 2020

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