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Source By Stereogum… For years now, Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches has been taking a stand against thegrossly rampant misogyny that women in the public eye tend to face. Most recently, she pointed out the awfulness of a 4chan thread slut-shaming and objectifying her for her appearance in the band’s new “Leave A Trace” video, and Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… Curren$y has already released one LP this year, Pilot Talk III, and now he’s getting ready to drop another. The first single from the upcoming Canal Street Confidential is “Bottom Of The Bottle,” a smoothly sultry midtempo cut featuring Lil Wayne and young R&B crooner August Alsina, both fellow NOLA residents. Listen Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… For four decades, the great British songwriter Richard Thompson has puzzled and enchanted, menaced and soothed, and remained an enigma far too slippery to attract anything larger than his devoted cult following. Drawing from a mixed bag of influences ranging from jazz and ragtime, country, and traditional English and Scottish folk, Thompson Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… “Remember JoJo?” To most of the Western world, that’s a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an adolescent, delivering the sleek acoustic R&B kiss-off “Leave (Get Out)” with poise and authority beyond her 13 years. That was 2004, and she followed it up two Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… Django Django have just shared a video for “Pause Repeat,” a track from their recently-released sophomore album Born Under Saturn. The clip was created by bassist Jimmy Nixon with help from director Dan Brereton, who both turned to the literal meaning of the song’s title for inspiration and made a stop-motion animated Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… That harmonica peal. It is one of the all-time great opening moments of any album ever, up there with the guitar and deranged growl of “Rocks Off” on Exile On Main St.or the snare hit at the beginning of “Like A Rolling Stone” on Highway 61 Revisited. Springsteen himself once commented on Read more..