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Lorde-helmed 'Mockingjay' soundtrack leaves you hungry for more

Republic

BY GIBSON JOHNS

Regardless of the slight misfires, the real winner here is Lorde. She has put together a phenomenal assemblage of tracks by artists who have, for the most part, just recently proved their worth in the music scene.

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One Direction inches in the Right Direction on 'Four'

Columbia

BY MELINA GLUSAC

What makes One Direction beautiful? Well, to start off: them. It’s undeniable that Zayn, Niall, Harry, Liam and Louis have evolved into quite dapper young Brits, copious amounts of tattoos and all.

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Happy birthday, 'Take Care'

Cash Money

BY RACHEL KERR

Three years later, on November 15th, Take Care celebrated its third birthday, which got me wondering: what made the album so special?

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Take a journey into Ariel Pink's mind on 'pom pom'

4AD

BY BRIAN BURLAGE

Pink explores the regions of his mind as though it were a constantly changing planet without time and without the serious means to evolve. As a result, his music is consistent in that it’s familiarly obscure.

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Music Video Review: Swift is crazy good in 'Blank Space'

Big Machine

BY GIBSON JOHNS

As she girates up against a fireplace in an amazing leopard get-up and mascara running down her face, Swift looks directly into the camera with a crazed, wide-eyed smile and sings, “they’ll tell you I’m insane.” Yeah, insanely badass

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Single Review: It is not, in fact, 'Iggy SZN'

Virgin EMI

BY CHRISTIAN KENNEDY

It may be Iggy season right now, but if this is any indication of what she has in store for the future one thing is clear: the weather is going to change.

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Garth Brooks needs to rethink his comeback

Courtesy of Garth Brooks

BY GREGORY HICKS

If an album drops in an off-brand digital forest and nobody’s around to hear it, it probably doesn’t make much of a sound.

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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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The Cypher: Keeping hip hop real

The Cypher is a student hip-hop collective dedicated to perfecting the art of both spoken and written word. It is bringing hip hop back to its roots.

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