Music

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Gamsky redefines the notion of “being out of it”; He’s dazed, he’s woozy, he's words often associated with unproductivity or an inability to “get it done,” he will be the success that your mom will brag about at Thanksgiving.

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There was always an air of lightheartedness around Vampire Weekend, one that allowed you to listen to their music over and over again without getting bored.

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Life is fun, crazy, unpredictable and sad — no one gets this more than the many voices of the Better Oblivion Community Center.

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The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world his contributions to R&B outweighed the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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Like many things Twenty One Pilots, the video beckons analysis, and it is certainly interesting to trace its development from a mysterious journey into a blissful, rewarding triumph, and then finally the dark ending note on which it lands.

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His direct and literal lyrical style works to his benefit here — it feels genuine in a song that challenges the authenticity of beef in hip hop today.

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The second night of the 42nd Ann Arbor Folk Festival at The Ark, a local music club dedicated to good music and good times, was nothing short of magical.

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Rogers creates a space that explores humanity as macro but also micro, exhilarating yet messy and rapidly changing while also showing continuity.

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Because then and there, in Carlile’s performance, was the crux of what the night felt like it had really been about all along: The embrace of different people, different folk, the risks of love and the giddiness of hope and the hard, breaking feeling of something loved gone.

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Never has he rapped over a beat this strange. As the beat’s sample rides, its keys are stretched to their limit, sounding more like a wail than a synth blast.