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Is Narrow Stairs the Saddest Death Cab for Cutie Album?

Ben Gibbard’s voice always makes me cry. I still remember hearing it for the first time in middle school. Bored in a suburban Best Buy while my mom searched for a new computer mouse, I scoured their CD rack before picking up a copy of We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes. Back home,

Korn hit studio to begin recording new album

Korn have hit the studio to start recording their next album. The news comes via an Instagram post from drummer Ray Luzier. The social media posting, which shows Luzier behind his kit in a recording studio with this arms raised in the air, reads, “Great day of tracking at Rock Falcon Studios.” A series of

AC/DC Album Rumor: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd Photographed at Recording Studio

AC/DC alumni Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd have been photographed together, apparently sharing a light-hearted moment outside of the Warehouse Studios complex in Vancouver. The picture appears to support rumors that a new AC/DC album is being recorded, which began after Rudd and guitarist Stevie Young were reported to have been seen together in the

Album Review: Travis Scott Leans on His Strengths on ASTROWORLD

The Lowdown: Travis Scott is an immensely talented Houston native and onetime protege of Kanye West. ASTROWORLD, his third solo album, is wonderfully ambitious, at least when it comes to the beats. Fans of his first two LPs will find much to admire. The woozy Auto-Tune is back. His greatest asset is his ear — his

Cher to release an ABBA covers album

Cher makes her return to the big screen this year in one of the summer’s hottest films, Mama Mia! Here We Go Again. It turns out her role as the mother of Meryl Streep’s Donna and grandmother of Amanda Seyfried’s Sophie inspired her to get back in the recording studio, too, as she’s now revealed plans for an

Dirty Projectors premiere new album, Lamp Lit Prose, provide Track-By-Track Breakdown: Stream

Track by Track is a new music feature in which an artist guides us through each track on their latest effort. Sure, it was a bummer that Dirty Projectors fans couldn’t see the experimental pop outfit tour on last year’s self-titled release after frontman Dave Longstreth decided to mostly keep it to tape. The good news, though, is that Longstreth was

Album Review: Deafheaven Shine with Ambition on Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

The Lowdown: Deafheaven return for their fourth album, which strips away the shoegaze of Sunbather and the dark atmosphere of New Bermuda for a bright and sunny, new sound. The album has the same emotional power and wide dynamic range of past Deafheaven records, but features significant new wrinkles in their sound, including a prominent