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ps i love you

The Surprising, Lasting Influence of “P.S. I Love You”

The Beatles had “big ears” that were open to influences from all sorts of music — and it showed on their very first single. They were the first in Rock n’ Roll (we think) to use chord changes that later appeared everywhere.

70s inspired albums

5 New Records With a ‘70s Spirit

Lady Wray, Emily Duff and Deus Ex Machina craft country-soul and progressive-rock with an enticingly retro feel.

The Top 13 Albums of 2016

  If you were making a musical time capsule for the year 2016, you’d want to be comprehensive, right? And that might involve breaking some rules (like keeping your list narrowed down to 10). So be it. And so we present our picks for the

spirit of the 60s albums

5 New Albums That Keep the Spirit of the ‘60s Alive

The early days of first-generation folk-rock, psychedelia, and vintage soul have receded rapidly in the rear-view mirror of time. But there are still plenty of artists out there making new music that incorporates the ethos of the era, a time when people opened their minds

kendrick lamar untitled unmastered

“untitled unmastered.” Kendrick Lamar’s Adventure Continues

Fans struggled to understand exactly what Kendrick Lamar’s 2016 surprise release should be classified as. Is it an album? With its 34-minute running length and demo-like character of the recordings it definitely isn’t the proper follow-up to To Pimp a Butterfly. So is it a