Music

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This is Ryan Adams, recently divorced and newly heartbroken, who wants to shed some teardrops on his guitar and reach out to Taylor Swift for inspiration as so many of us do.

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More so than any of his other projects, GO:OD AM is Mac’s strongest claim that maybe we should start taking him seriously.

The human experience has always guaranteed a certainty of sadness and conflict. There is no good without bad, no best times of your life without the worst.

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Allen Stone is shaping his own sound among artists like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye with unique stylistic techniques and lyrics reflection on many societal issues.

Maybe you need to listen to it after you’ve pulled an all-nighter and the sun is rising on Sunday morning or after you’ve made a new connection with someone special or after you’ve fallen out of love for the first time, but something about that record plunges into the depths of your feelings, gets you to your core and stings you in a way that’s impossible to forget.

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When Del Rey finds an equilibrium between her dramatic themes, instrumental range and lyricism, her music is beautiful and more importantly, accessible.

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It seems that, at the ripe age of 34, Beyoncé Knowles has reached the age where she is going to do whatever she damn well pleases.

I spend a lot of time listening to hip hop, and I also spend a lot of time studying neo-Hegelian philosophy.

When I find myself facing an impending crisis, I turn to the omnipresent constant in my life — music.

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Black Hippy, comprised of Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q, take turns using identical flows to pummel a Cardo-produced beat in a fleshed out barn filled with strippers.