Stephen Thompson

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Peter Frampton Rescued A Bird, And Now There's A Song About It

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Watch a gorgeous animated video about the single, simple act of grace chronicled in Frampton's new single, "I Saved A Bird Today."

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Phoebe Bridgers Announces Debut Album, Shares 'Motion Sickness'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

One of the year's best new artists is set to release her first full-length album, Stranger In The Alps, on Sept. 22.

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Ben Gibbard's New Album Is Teenage Fanclub's 'Bandwagonesque,' Covered Song For Song

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Death Cab For Cutie singer remakes the Scottish pop band's 1991 classic on an album due out July 28. Here, he starts out by tackling "The Concept."

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Why Lizzo Should — Nay, Must — Play The Super Bowl LII Halftime Show

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The singer nominated herself via Twitter, proposing an epic performance that pays tribute to Prince, including the release of a hundred doves, 300 dancers and cheeseburgers falling from the sky.

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For 'On My Side,' Gordi Channels The Celebratory Spirit Of Jónsi

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The singer has released a string of gorgeously gloomy covers and singles, but in "On My Side," she unveils a sound that's more vibrant — even playful.

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First Listen: Waxahatchee, 'Out In The Storm'

Monday, July 10, 2017

Katie Crutchfield has polished Waxahatchee's sound to maximize its glimmering-but-spiky forcefulness, but her words remain as bracing and unsparing as ever.

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Rhye Returns To Lull You Into The Sultriest Stupor

Friday, July 07, 2017

"Please" picks up where 2013's Woman left off: namely, by draping sweet-voiced pleas for intimacy and connection with vaporous layers of softly shimmering soul.

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Ted Leo Returns, Solo And Reinvigorated, With 'You're Like Me'

Thursday, July 06, 2017

On Sept. 8, the singer-guitarist returns with The Hanged Man. Self-released and financed via Kickstarter, it's his first solo album in seven years.

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Think You've Memorized 'Hamilton'? Get Ready To Prove It

Friday, June 30, 2017

The latest offshoot from the Broadway sensation, The Hamilton Instrumentals, allows listeners to demonstrate just how well they've committed Lin-Manuel Miranda's words to memory.

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'New York,' I Love You: Hear St. Vincent's Bold New Ballad

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Last week, St. Vincent announced an upcoming tour, suggesting the impending release of her first album since 2014. Now, she's got a sweet, sad new single to match.

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First Listen: Sarah Jaffe, 'Bad Baby'

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The versatile Texas singer-songwriter mixes spiky synth-pop with softer, slower-burning reflections on the way human beings interact.

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First Listen: Public Service Broadcasting, 'Every Valley'

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The U.K. band uses interviews, newsreels, propaganda films and its own stormy instrumental music to craft a fun-but-powerful statement about industry and automation.

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Widowspeak Announces A New Album, Kicks It Off With 'Dog'

Monday, June 26, 2017

Molly Hamilton channels an animal's mindset in the dreamily yearning first single from Expect The Best, due out August 25.

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Holly Macve: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, June 23, 2017

Backed by a suitably low-key band, Macve would sound subtly radiant just about anywhere, from your nearest country bar to the most dreamily lit stage in Twin Peaks.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'GLOW' And Lena Waithe

Friday, June 23, 2017

The gang tackles Netflix's new wrestling-themed dramedy, and then Linda Holmes interviews Master Of None costar Lena Waithe onstage in Los Angeles. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

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First Listen: Beach House, 'B-Sides And Rarities'

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The dream-pop duo's career-spanning odds-and-ends collection hangs together as a cohesive set of songs, even as it explores the margins and dark corners of Beach House's catalog.

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In 'Creature Comfort,' Arcade Fire Drowns In The Din Of Modern Life

Friday, June 16, 2017

The second single from Everything Now, out July 28, reflects on unrealistic expectations and societal pressure to conform.

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Slowdive Fills A Shuffleboard Parlor With Shimmering Sound

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fresh off its first album in 22 years, the U.K. shoegaze band performs the dream-pop ballad "Sugar For The Pill" at a Brooklyn shuffleboard parlor.

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The Lone Bellow Announces 'Walk Into A Storm,' Releases New Single

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Hear "Time's Always Leaving," the rousing first single from the folk-rock band's forthcoming third album, due out Sept. 15.

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Gordi's Newest Single, 'Heaven I Know,' References The Deep Layering Of Bon Iver

Monday, June 12, 2017

"Heaven I Know" has a stately, epic quality to it, from a chilling repetition of the opening count-off to vocal effects that conjure memories of Imogen Heap.

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