Welcome 2 Prince's America

Welcome 2 Prince's America

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Prince's first posthumous album consisting of fully unreleased material, Welcome 2 America, comes out today. A great occasion to delve into the incredible world of the late legend...

30 July 2021

Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

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Amy Winehouse passed away 10 years ago today. One of the most recent members of the infamous 27 Club, she managed to carve out a piece of music history in her tragically short life...

23 July 2021

The life and death of the Karajan sound

The life and death of the Karajan sound

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Today marks the 32d anniversary of Herbert von Karajan's passing. One of the few classical musicians of the 20th century to become a bona fide celebrity, his legacy shines bright to this day...

16 July 2021

Three Lions still

Three Lions still

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Music and sports get along famously well. But, beyond the actual anthem singing, certain sports, countries and teams have embraced specific songs as de facto anthems. The UK is one of them...

9 July 2021

The Allstar Allman Brothers

The Allstar Allman Brothers

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On the anniversary of their 10th album Shades of Two Worlds, we take a look back on the incredible journey the legendary Allman Brothers Band went through on their way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

2 July 2021

Unreasonable doubt

Unreasonable doubt

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most important releases in Hip Hop history: Beyoncé's husband's solo debut album. That would be Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt.

25 June 2021

Overnight success years in the making

Overnight success years in the making

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On the day that we celebrate the great Sir Paul McCartney's 79th birthday, we thought it would be fitting to revisit the icon's rather humble beginnings...

18 June 2021

All hail the American Folk Blues Festival

All hail the American Folk Blues Festival

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A couple of weeks ago, we talked about Blues pioneer Robert Johnson and his astounding long term impact on music. Today, we will see how.

11 June 2021

Still born in the U.S.A.

Still born in the U.S.A.

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Bruce Springsteen's classic Born in the U.S.A. turns 37 today. And, somewhat unfortunately, it is still quite timely...

4 June 2021

Kanye before Kanye

Kanye before Kanye

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As the first sounds from DMX's posthumous "Exodus" are being released, we took it as a pretext to talk about one of the album's contributors' beginnings, a certain Kanye West...

28 May 2021

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