Summer must end, but good tunes abound.
Articles by Michael Madden
You can usually rely on this countdown for an ample portion of ear candy — music that’s both artfully rendered and suitable for a number of your nearest radio stations. But besides the Charli XCX track (or, then again, maybe …
The pop-rapper sticks to his guns, but they’re beginning to jam up.
Songs to get you through one particularly bad week.
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“Anaconda”, Nicki Minaj’s new booty-rap single, is everywhere, and between the Sir Mix-a-Lot interpolations, the single’s cover, and the anticipation for the upcoming video, it’s a thoroughly viral phenomenon. It’s not exactly a grower in the sense that there’s a …
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, Gaslight Anthem, and Iceage all earned spots. But who’s No. 1?
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Seattle hip-hop mystics toast to the unknown.
You never know when you’ll find your new favorite…
Popping the champagne to 25 years of excellent sounds.
Whether familiar or otherwise, all of this week is just about undeniable.