The best band for capturing the 70’s sound

No one genre of popular music dominated a decade, but the ’70s were arguably more dynamic than most. What is the sound of the seventies? Is it … folk rock? (Neil Young crop He turned 50 last year.) Progressive rock? (A peer prog, yes Tales from Topographic Oceans, was released in 1973 and instantly shattered … Read more

Terrible surprises and long shots

Eminem, Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie and Carly Simon lead the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2022 the nominations to Rock and Roll Hall of FameThe Class of 2023 arrived this morning (February 1), and the 14 nominees range from alternative rock kings like the White Stripes and Soundgarden to hip-hop … Read more

Lil Yacht: Let’s start from here. Album review

And the big hub is…a very trim and expensive mix of tame impala-style psych-rock, A24 synth-pop, loungey R&B, and Silk Sonic-esque funk, a sound that’s so instantly catchy that it doesn’t feel like an experience at all. In 2020, peer yachtsmen of their generation acknowledged, Lil Uzi Vert And Playboi Cartireleased Eternal eating And A … Read more

Linda Ronstadt’s ‘Long, Long Time’ Streams Fly After ‘Last of Us’ Episode

CNN – Linda Ronstadt’s “Long, Long Time” has appeared not once, but three times Sunday’s episode of “The Last of Us.” And fans of HBO’s latest hit are clearly taken aback by Ronstadt’s song, as streams of her song have ballooned since the episode premiered. Between 11 p.m. ET and midnight Sunday, Spotify streams of … Read more

SJ Lewis: AudioLust & HigherLove album review

Play any song from SG Lewissecond album, AudioLust & HigherLove, And you’ll wonder where you heard it before. Aim or TGI Fridays? It might have been a curated playlist on Spotify called “Good Vibes” or “Happy Beats”. I’ve heard that four-on-the-floor drum pattern with sparkling synths performed at least a thousand times, even if you … Read more

Barrett Strong, Motown icon and ‘Money’ singer, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founding artists and most talented songwriter who sang lead on the company’s hit single “Money (That’s What I Want)” and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on classics like “I Heard It Through” , “War” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone”. He was 81 years old. The … Read more

Nas: Hard Album Review | pitchfork

Nas follows up “Destroy & Rebuild” with “The Flyest,” a charming A-Z duo that’s massively produced and serves as a victory roll, but is, frustratingly, betrayed by the filler that comes after. stillThe original pressing included “Braveheart Party,” a song so clumsy and inane that it makes “Oochie Wally” sound like “verbal intercourse. It was … Read more

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s age gap has fans worried

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are one of the most powerful couples in Hollywood, with a combined net worth of nearly $2 billion. Their relationship has been the fodder of some of their most famous works, most notably Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” and Queen Bey has been outspoken about Jay-Z’s influence on her career. But for some fans, their … Read more