The Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler says the decision to make a new album was intuitive. "It just felt like 'Why don't we write a record? This band is as good as it ever sounded.' "
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Makaya McCraven has a unique style where he makes improvised live recordings, then builds on them in the studio. His new album, which uses this method, is called Universal Beings E&F Sides.
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Patrick Ellis worked at Howard University radio station for over 40 years. "He would play music that touched him," says one colleague. "He would play music that he knew touched his audience."
In a string of deleted tweets, rapper Kanye West claimed that his wife Kim Kardashian was trying to get him hospitalized, following a campaign rally he held on Sunday.
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A parking lot in Nashville, photographed on Mar. 31, 2020, after Tennessee's governor issued a stay-at-home order in response to the developing coronavirus crisis.
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On her first album, Rina Sawayama blends metal and pop and tackles serious issues."It was such a risk to be a musician that I didn't want to do fluffy pop songs and hope it cut through," she says.
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July 21 is the centennial of the birth of Isaac Stern. The violinist worked with his contemporaries, like Igor Stravinsky and Leonard Bernstein, and went on to mentor the next generation of musicians.