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The Neil Young case for physical media
Neil Young.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The Neil Young case for physical media

Singer Meat Loaf is dead at 74
Meat Loaf
Rest in Peace

Singer Meat Loaf is dead at 74

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022
A record player.
Brigid Kennedy

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022

Fred Parris, doo-wop singer who wrote 'In the Still of The Night,' is dead at 85
Fred Parris
Rest in Peace

Fred Parris, doo-wop singer who wrote 'In the Still of The Night,' is dead at 85

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary
The Late Show parodies Jan. 6 insurrectionists
Seasons of Shove

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary

5 heady facts about late Monkees singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith
Michael Nesmith of rock group The Monkees.
Monkee do

5 heady facts about late Monkees singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith

Mexican musical icon Vicente Fernández is dead at 81
Vicente Fernández fan mourns singer's death
El Rey is dead; long live El Rey

Mexican musical icon Vicente Fernández is dead at 81

Jimmy Fallon debuts Christmas song with Ariana Grande, Megan Thee Stallion
Jimmy Fallon, Megan Thee Stallion, Ariana Grande
'I almost feel like I'm Beyoncé or Drake'

Jimmy Fallon debuts Christmas song with Ariana Grande, Megan Thee Stallion

How women took over songwriting
Female songwriters.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

How women took over songwriting

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'
Pete Davidson, Marc Cohn
Walking in Staten

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'

Travis Scott, Astroworld promoter Live Nation both have checkered safety histories
Astroworld festival memorial at Houston's NRG Park
Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott, Astroworld promoter Live Nation both have checkered safety histories

Rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar 45 years after it vanished
Randy Bachman playing a guitar.
together again

Rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar 45 years after it vanished

An ode to Adele's hands
Adele.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

An ode to Adele's hands

Billie Eilish set to voice Sally in Nightmare Before Christmas concert
Billie Eilish
something in the wind

Billie Eilish set to voice Sally in Nightmare Before Christmas concert

Fans are not happy that Lizzo called Chris Brown her favorite person in the world
Lizzo.
say it ain't so lizzo!

Fans are not happy that Lizzo called Chris Brown her favorite person in the world

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, visionary 'soul' of reggae, dies at 85
Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Rest in Peace

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, visionary 'soul' of reggae, dies at 85

Naked baby chasing money on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover sues band
1991 Nirvana album cover "Nevermind"
Isn't it Ironic

Naked baby chasing money on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover sues band

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 84
Phil Everly and Don Everly.
rest in peace

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 84

Kansas singer, violinist Robby Steinhardt has died at 71
Robby Steinhardt
Rest in Peace

Kansas singer, violinist Robby Steinhardt has died at 71

Cardi B throws pregnancy reveal party at BET Awards
Cardi B announces pregnancy
Winning and Pregnant

Cardi B throws pregnancy reveal party at BET Awards

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus announces he has cancer
Mark Hoppus.
fighting cancer

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus announces he has cancer

Watch Dave Chappelle sing Radiohead's 'Creep' with Foo Fighters at MSG
Dave Chappelle sings with Foo Fighters
Watch This

Watch Dave Chappelle sing Radiohead's 'Creep' with Foo Fighters at MSG

Stephen Colbert mocks Rand Paul in song on behalf of pop star Richard Marx
Richard Marx and Rand Paul
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert mocks Rand Paul in song on behalf of pop star Richard Marx

Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1
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Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1

Twin Cinema
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Twin Cinema

Arctic Monkeys: Humbug
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Arctic Monkeys: Humbug

Online albums: Apple’s ambitious plan to ‘re-create’ the LP
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Online albums: Apple’s ambitious plan to ‘re-create’ the LP

Sharon Van Etten: Tramp
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Sharon Van Etten: Tramp

Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
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Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Thomas Adès: The Tempest: The Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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Thomas Adès: The Tempest: The Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Critics’ choice: The best albums of 2013
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Critics’ choice: The best albums of 2013

Schütz: Opus Ultimum: Schwanengesang
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Schütz: Opus Ultimum: Schwanengesang

Anthony Hamilton: Back to Love
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Anthony Hamilton: Back to Love

Singles of the year: The critics’ top three
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Singles of the year: The critics’ top three

Taking the Long Way
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Taking the Long Way