Dorothy Fields wrote over 400 songs between 1928 and 1973, making her one of the biggest names in 20th century musical theater and beyond.
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October 30, 2017 It's impossible to discuss early Hollywood and Broadway hits without acknowledging Fields, who wrote over 400 songs between 1928 and 1973 and is responsible for some of the greatest tunes of our time.
Rakta's Oculto Pelos Seres 7" is out now.
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October 27, 2017 With spitting synths and vocals drenched in reverb, the Brazilian trio's variegated take on deathrock, post-punk and psych challenges the confines of each genre.
Delia Derbyshire became a sound specialist in the 1960s at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. (Shown here: Dick Mills adjusts one of the Workshop's machines).
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October 16, 2017 Electronic music as it is now known and used would not exist without Derbyshire and her spirit of human, sonic manipulation.
Petal's Comfort EP comes out Sept. 15.
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September 15, 2017 In the title track from Petal's new EP, Kiley Lotz wrestles with realistic expectations and mental health, making her disquietude known with nothing but a guitar and her voice.
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September 7, 2017 If you thought All Of Something signaled the end of Sports (the band), then surprise! The high-energy breakup song "Making It Right" appears on a split 7" with sob rockers Plush.
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Brand New's surprise-dropped fifth album, Science Fiction, is its first in eight years.
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August 26, 2017 Emo has its survivors, but few can command attention the way Brand New has in eight years without an album. The band's surprise return with Science Fiction comes, characteristically, on its own terms.
Wanda Jackson is known as the Queen of Rockabilly.
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August 8, 2017 A country star turned rock 'n' roll pioneer, Jackson's prolific career protested patriarchal standards of music new and old. In doing so, she paved the way for countless rock singers who followed.
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart's new album, The Echo Of Pleasure, comes out Sept. 1.
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June 12, 2017 Love in pop music is often painted in grandiose gestures, but sometimes it feels truest in just feeling "OK."
Katie Ellen's debut album, Cowgirl Blues, comes out July 14.
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May 23, 2017 Chumped's Anika Pyle and Dan Frelly are back with a new band that's more pop than punk and a song named for a 19th-century abolitionist and suffragist.
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May 20, 2017 The fifth album by the one-time pop-punk champions ditches the four-letter qualifier to embrace a classic '80s pop sound. But there's still anxiety beneath the gloss.
The Stevens' Good comes out July 14.
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May 5, 2017 The Melbourne indie-pop band knows that darkness is best served deceptively, through happy sounds and complicated sentiment.
Great Grandpa's new album, Plastic Cough, comes out July 7.
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April 26, 2017 The debut single from the Seattle grunge-pop band doesn't ignore the gracelessness of youth. It embraces it.
Agent Blå's new album, Agent Blue, comes out June 9.
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March 23, 2017 The gothy teens of Gothenburg, Sweden's Agent Blå mix indie-pop and post-punk to make what they call "death pop." The first single from the band's debut album is sinister and sweet.
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Charly Bliss' debut album, Guppy, comes out April 21.
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February 7, 2017 The band excels at crafting impossibly memorable pop songs, and it does so here with a capital P.
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Tall Friend's new EP, Tawl Friend, comes out Jan. 27.
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January 20, 2017 The Philadelphia band gets at the heart of youthful romance with peculiar — and, frankly, gross — scientific specificity.
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