The Now That's What I Call Music! series hit a landmark last month with the release of its 50th compilation. That's right, the quarterly collection of today's top hits has been going on for over 15 years worth of yesterdays, making for an interesting time capsule and documentation of what was happen ... More >>
Wits with Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, and Rob DelaneyFitzgerald Theater, St. PaulFriday, May 10, 2013Friday night's Wits session opened with host John Moe thanking everyone for attending, more so because it was opening night for The Great Gatsby in theaters. Moe went on to joke that unbeknownst to a lot ... More >>
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...and becomes part of the problem
This week's big news from perpetually rising R&B heartthrob Lloyd--real name, no gimmick--isn't new album King of Hearts, which hit the streets Tuesday. It's the new tattoo he's sporting, a colorless melange of guns, roses, and shading inked around the back of his head like a piece ... More >>
Mo'Nique truly shines in Lee Daniels's film
Williams was part of an... um... eclectic bill.
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Lucinda bids Dylan good morning, Patti Smith greets Baghdad, and Greil Marcus says goodbye
'One Hour Photo' takes an ugly snapshot of the retail employee
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
In the past year, Prince has become a Jehovah's Witness, bitched about the record industry, canceled a national tour, and delayed the release of his new CD. But he doesn't want to talk about it.
I went to CMJ Music Marathon 2000 and all I got was this lousy tote bag
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