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Drake sent the internet into a frenzy on March 18 when he, alongside his labelmate and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib, fulfilled his promise of premiering his latest project, “More Life,” to the masses. The duo …

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The Shins are back after five years with a new studio album called “Heartworms.” The indie-alternative rock band took an enormous shift from its usual, laid-back sound. The album, produced by lead singer James Mercer, …

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In the same way the internet has reshaped the lives of many across the globe, it has re-written the handbook on oddball rap. For millennials, the evolution of rap is clear. What used to be …

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Aspiring artists don’t settle for what they have, and no one understands that better than Amber Bain, who played a sold-out show at the Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) on Feb. 25. The British …

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No matter what you’re doing, indie-rocker Ryan Adams’ new album “Prisoner” is the perfect soundtrack to play on your phone. Adams is back with an 80’s rock feel to give his listeners a taste of …

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Florida native Michael Ray released several chart-topping singles, just finished his first headlining tour and the American Country Countdown Awards named him a 2016 Breakthrough Male of the Year nominee. Ray spoke with The PHOENIX …

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Future is arguably one of contemporary hip-hop’s most prolific artists. The Atlanta rapper has become one of the most dominant voices in rap in the last two years. He’s released a slew of projects in …

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Sampha’s “Process” is a cathartic album that’s going to carry listeners through to the spring. Typically behind the scenes in other artists’ music, Sampha’s first solo album is truly his own creation, but it’s also …