Pedro the Lion's David Bazan just released the second part of his Arizona trilogy, Havasu.
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January 20, 2022 And just like that, Pedro the Lion's new album is out now. Listen to Havasu in its entirety with David Bazan and author Hanif Abdurraqib.
April 25, 2020 His signature song, "I Put A Spell On You," has a long legacy on its own and in songs that sample it. But Hawkins' dying wish for his dozens of children to meet created a new chapter in his story.
Hanif Abdurraqib and a Bundt cake he made.
March 31, 2020 In Our Daily Breather, we ask writers and artists how to find calm and comfort in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Writer Hanif Abdurraqib recommends baking Bundt cakes — and lots of other things.
Chris Carrabba performs as Dashboard Confessional in Davie, Fla., circa 2000.
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March 6, 2020 Hanif Abdurraqib reflects on the band's 2000 debut, The Swiss Army Romance, as a gateway to one's younger self: raw, foolish, endlessly seeking to feel things out loud.
Sleater-Kinney performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 19, 2019. On July 1, drummer Janet Weiss announced her departure from the band after more than 20 years.
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August 14, 2019 What happens when an artist you count on to be one way suddenly isn't? For writer Hanif Abdurraquib, appreciating the left-turn album The Center Won't Hold has meant letting go of years of nostalgia.
Lizzo onstage in New York in May 2018.
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November 28, 2018 Lizzo's self-love anthem works by turning a mirror to the listener. Every moment, from the hair-tossing hook to the rapturous call and response, is about you — the best, most impossible you.
Cedric Bixler-Zavala onstage in Hollywood during At The Drive In's fall 2000 tour.
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May 4, 2017 The band released an era-defining album, nearly died and split up in the space of six months. Its return nearly 20 years later as thrilling and as unsteady as its music has always been.