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AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH COEUR DE PIRATE

by Michael McCarthy I still recall the first time I heard Cœur de Pirate, otherwise known as Béatrice Martin. I’d just watched a video by French pop diva Mylène Farmer on Youtube and it suggested a Cœur de Pirate song from her debut album next. It was “Comme des enfants” and it put...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CONRAD KEELY: ORIGINAL MACHINES

The name Conrad Keely might not ring a bell, but I’m sure you’ve heard his band’s especially unique name once or twice: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. The band started off in Texas in 1995 and then proceeded to more or less tour non-stop for the twenty years...
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#songoftheday = SayWeCanFly – “Driftwood Heart”


Everyone knows I'm a sucker for a good ballad, but today's #songoftheday is much, much better than good. It's touching with its perfect arrangement, not to mention his beautiful voice and the haunting lyrics... I doubt I'll hear many ballads this precious all year. It's that...
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REST IN PEACE, DAVID BOWIE

By now, you’ve probably heard the tragic news — the iconic singer/songwriter/megastar/actor David Bowie has passed away. Here’s the post from his official Facebook page, which also Tweeted about his passing: January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While...
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#songoftheday = WITH CONFIDENCE: “WE’LL BE OKAY”


It's not like the music world was in short supply of pretty-looking, young guys who skateboard, but With Confidence has arrived nevertheless. And, surprisingly, they're not bad. The song starts off only so-so, but once it hits the bridge it pulls you in and then the...
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LOVE IS POP’S 60 BEST ALBUMS OF 2015

by Michael McCarthy Each year, I feel overwhelmed before writing a “best albums of” list. There are always so many releases that I’ve loved during any given year, it makes it very difficult to narrow them down to a reasonable number. (When I first listed my best from this year, it was 144...
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