music reviews

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    REVIEW: Indie-dance gang Rubblebucket returns with infectious Survival Sounds

    You know what this world needs? More cool, lighthearted pop rock. More decent attitudes. More reasons to smile. This Brooklyn-based...
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    Moonshine in the Trunk : That time Brad Paisley sang about glass ceilings, moon landings

    With his new album in hand, many people are quick to point out that Brad Paisley hasn't had a No. 1 single since way back in 2011...
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    REVIEW: Dry the River offers haunting, lonesome indie rock on Alarms in the Heart

    There are artists who need to surround themselves with people to find their inspiration, and then there are artists who prefer to...
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    REVIEW: Andy Grammer's Magazines or Novels reveals a darker side of his life

    Andy Grammer says he had a particular agenda with his sophomore effort: get up close and personal with his fans. Even though the...
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    Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj get wild on new collabo

    If you were craving an all-girl team-up for summer 2014, then your wish is Jessie J's command. Weeks after announcing an all-star...
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    REVIEW: Yes! Jason Mraz managed to make another album just like the rest

    Jason Mraz fans will be excited to learn that the Geek in Pink has returned with a brand-new album, Yes! If you're expecting a...
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    REVIEW: La Roux gets sexier for Trouble in Paradise

    It's been five years since La Roux — basically made up of the creative genius Elly Jackson — made her 2009 debut with hits...
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    Rixton's cover of Ariana Grande's "Problem" is infinitely better

    We're in a love-hate relationship with Ariana Grande's "Problem." It's catchy as hell, but we spend the vast majority of those three...
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    Music review: Fifth Harmony gets like Michelle Obama on "Bo$$"

    Fifth Harmony is ready to show off their grown and sexy side or, at least, their record company is. Just like many girl groups that...
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    Music review: Usher gets funky with Nicki Minaj on new single

    Usher and Nicki Minaj are at it again. On Tuesday, July 8, the hip-hop heavyweights dropped their new collabo "She Came to Give It...
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    MUSIC REVIEW: Sia battles her inner demons on 1000 Forms of Fear

    In recent years, there has been one pop star that has remained consistent at cranking out some of the biggest radio hits, and still...
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    Listen up: Prides' "Messiah" is your new summer tune

    With one song on Spotify, two original music videos, one recently released EP titled "The Seeds You Sow” and plenty of covers...
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    REVIEW: Maroon 5 "Maps" out their next radio takeover

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    3.3
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    Maroon 5 is back and their new single, "Maps," is sure to be the next big thing this summer. Are you properly prepared for another...
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    REVIEW: Ed Sheeran's The Fault in Our Stars track

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    2
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    Have you heard Ed Sheeran's contribution to the The Fault in Our Stars soundtrack? It hurts a little. So does the video.
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    REVIEW: Why Katy Tiz's "The Big Bang" should be the song of summer

    Need a new summer anthem? SheKnows has you covered. We're currently lovin' Katy Tiz's "The Big Bang" and think you will, too.
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    MUSIC REVIEW: Ed Sheeran raps his way through "Sing"

    We love Ed Sheeran so much, it hasn't even bothered us that we've been listening to his debut album for years now. OK, that's a lie....
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    MUSIC REVIEW: Avril Lavigne is tender in "Breakaway" original

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    3.4
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    Avril Lavigne can mostly appear rough around the edges. She's spunky and cute, but rarely entirely vulnerable. There's a track...
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    MUSIC REVIEW: Johnny Cash lands Out Among the Stars

    More than a decade since the legendary Johnny Cash passed away, his son and label are still uncovering and releasing new tracks. The...
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    MUSIC REVIEW: Miguel just wants the "Simplethings"

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    3
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    Miguel knows how to give it to the ladies. Well, give us what we want to hear with his sensitive, comforting (and heart-racing)...
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    The Black Keys release "Fever" ahead of new album Turn Blue

    The Black Keys are back, and they've brought a touch of psychedelia with them. We approve.