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Single Review: Joey Bada$$ succeeds on 'Get Paid'

Relentless

BY NICK BOYD

Joey Bada$$ must’ve known the LSA career fair was coming up, because he released his latest single, “Get Paid,” just in time for the event.

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Music Video Review: Pharrell combines media in 'It Girl'

Columbia

BY KENNETH SELANDER

Even from the start of the music video, it’s clear that the computer-generated animations and effects of “It Girl” allow for fantastical outside-of-the-box thinking that makes this production well worth five minutes of your time.

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Lady Antebellum come in for a smooth landing on '747'

Capitol Records

BY GREGORY HICKS

It spits a little more fire relative to Lady A’s conventional delicateness, but it’s far from the proclaimed gutsiness. Not exactly an Eric Church record.

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Adam Theisen: When Tom Petty met Tony Soprano

BY ADAM THEISEN

I want to talk about the greatest use of music in a TV show that I have ever seen. When Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco) puts on “American Girl,” the ’70s Classic Rock Radio staple by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, for her husband Tony.

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The problem with Ariana Grande

Republic

BY GIBSON JOHNS

Does she genuinely have everything it takes to be a convincing global superstar? The answer may still be unclear.

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Flux Pavillion and more blast bass-heavy sets at Forever Festival

Courtesy of Forever Festival

BY ARIANA ASSAF

At Forever Fest, in the delightful fashion of music festivals, I dipped my toes into the musical streams of different artists I probably wouldn’t have had much regard for otherwise. And, yes, I absolutely lost my shit when Flux put on Skrillex’s “Recess.”

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Michéle Ramo World Jazz Orchestra celebrates Kerrytown Concert House anniversary

BY CAROLYN DARR

The set will feature Ramos on the mandolin, guitar and violin, Hepler singing and Howard Alden, a jazz guitarist from New York, on guitar and banjo.

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The B-side

Herb David: Crafting Ann Arbor's musical legacy

He's made guitars for Eric Clapton, Sonic Youth, the Byrds and Jerry Garcia, hung out with Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Iggy Pop and Jimi Hendrix and lived near the center of Ann Arbor's once-blossoming countercultural music scene. He's also one of the country's best instrument maker and he lives right around the corner.

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