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Hobo Johnson is proof that music can be introspective and creative without ever being good. He has the emotional immaturity and awkward sexual frustration of Pinkerton-era Rivers Cuomo without any of the musical talent. “We should go and get a friggin' cup of coffee / And I’ll act friendly and I won’t pull any stunts / But I’m a little stunt puller from birth / So I don’t know what to tell you.” Gag me.

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Leaving the bathroom at around 3:30 a.m., I was stopped by a gruff staff member who reminded me that it was Father’s Day tomorrow. He told me that as a father of five, what he treasures the most are the notes his kids have written for him over the years. He handed me a pen.

Lightning 100

For seventeen years, Bonnaroo Music Festival has established itself as one of the paramount summer festivals in America. Taking place on a massive farm in Tennessee, every year the festival is home to some of the most momentous performances and colorful characters you can find.

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When Future is on, he is on, but unfortunately, he is only on for half the EP.

North Country Public Radio

Collaborations gain traction by pushing boundaries and thinking outside the box. It’s obvious that Calexico and Iron & Wine tried their best to foster a creative spark between them. This time, their best wasn’t enough.

Rolling Stone

Hippo Campus opened Bonnaroo’s Saturday evening sets with an energetic performance that prevailed over the scorching heat.

NPR

No one else sounds like him, and he knows it. He leans into his nasally voice and bouncy, seamless flow and finds collaborators who will augment his sound without altering it.

Republic Records

The most notable aspect of the album is the way it holds onto the old while still introducing something new. Instead of trying to brush their old image away and start fresh, the Jonas Brothers gladly revisit their past work, whether it be recreating old YouTube videos or performing their old music at live shows.

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The modern music industry is in desperate need of soul.

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BROCKHAMPTON took the stage, rocking bright silver jumpsuits in front of a massive golden airplane, sitting in the palms of two big blue hands. A hint at an upcoming album and rebrand?