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Beyonce’s Brand Of Feminism: How She Made The F-Word Accessible

“I guess I am a modern-day feminist,” Beyoncé recently told Vogue UK. “I do believe in equality.”

04/05/2013

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Don’t Look Back In Anger: Why The Oasis/Blur Feud Mattered

On Saturday, March 23, 2013 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the Britpop wars were finally put to rest when Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon (with modfather Paul Weller on drums) performed Blur’s “Tender” together at the fourth night of the Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concerts, as curated by Gallagher. The event has generated a much-shared photo that is making the Facebook rounds on the pages of people of a certain age, who are reacting with what could only be called glee that is tempered with at least a dash of disbelief. For those not initiated into or too young to remember the halcyon days of Britpop, here’s why it matters.

03/26/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner.

01/25/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner.

01/22/2013

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Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.

09/21/2012

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Q&A: Brian Wilson On Beach Boys Tour & Next Album, Possible Frank Sinatra Tribute

Brian Wilson tips us off about what’s to come, if he has his way: Another new Beach Boys album that “gets the rock’n’roll going,” more tour dates, no more Grammy hullabaloo, and possibly even a Frank Sinatra tribute album.

07/02/2012

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