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The Doobie Brothers: The Warner Bros. Years 1971-1983

Sure, the Doobie Brothers story is really about two separate bands, but let's be honest: it truly is hard to have a bad time when listening to the Doobies.

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The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’—But Oh, That Magic Feeling, Nowhere to Go

Abbey Road still fills me with the sense of wonder and fascination it did when listening to it over and over on my dad’s turntable.

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Phillip LaRue - “Lighthouse” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter broadens his sound but keeps the message simple on his latest track.

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James and the Drifters - “Get the Spirit” (audio) (premiere)

The Indiana band return with a new lineup and a new dedication to classic soul music.

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The Zombies: Still Got That Hunger

The celebrated ‘60s psych pop practitioners return to life with songs that bear little resemblance to those of their glory days.

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Robert Forster: Songs to Play

The former Go-Between turns the page in his career book with an intimate and highly likable little album.

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Satire and Satisfaction Roll off the Tongue in Goddard’s ‘Rollaresque’

Goddard reinvents the Rolling Stones’ tale of fame and infamy with the bawdy wit of an 18th century picaresque.

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Lindsey Cohen - “Vampire” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter delivers a fun animated video just in time for Halloween.

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19 Oct 2015 // 2:15 AM

Maroon 5: Singles

One of the most successful and consistent pop acts cherry-picks a handful of singles for their first greatest hits package.

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Robin Finck and Worldclock - “TCAS” (audio) (premiere)

The Nine Inch Nails guitarist collaborates on a survival game score that evokes both his band and the work of John Carpenter.

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The Chapin Sisters - ‘Today’s Not Yesterday’ (album stream) (premiere)

The LA duo step outside folk into more lushly-arranged country, pop, and rock.

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Supersuckers: Holdin’ the Bag

Supersuckers' impenetrable wall of defiance and desperation remains as rock solid as ever.

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15 Oct 2015 // 2:05 AM

Tarmac Adam: In Place

Tarmac Adam have clearly shown their ability to make music that’s seductive and sublime. Ought that not be enough?

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Dr. John: The Atco/Atlantic Singles, 1968-1974

A new singles compilation captures a key era in Dr. John's six-decade career.

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Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson Is ‘Comin’ Right at Ya’

A six-foot-seven-inch self-proclaimed Jewish hippie from Philly starts a Western swing band at a most inopportune time -- and lives to tell the tale.

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Coheed and Cambria - “The Audience” (behind the scenes video) (premiere)

The progressive rock favorites offer an inside glimpse at one of the most compelling tracks from their upcoming album.

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K’s Choice - “Perfect Scar” (video) (premiere)

The Belgian band share the new video from their first album in five years.

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Keith Richards: Crosseyed Heart

Richards' first release in 23 years sounds neither like an old man's record nor a placeholder for the next Stones album.

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Empire: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Fires of Heaven”

Empire, has always been chess match played in a flamboyant, Machiavellian style, but this episode’s moves were so clearly telegraphed that it’s hard to admire them.

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Blitzen Trapper: All Across This Land

As the Portland band continues to log miles across the country, a new collection of tunes proves to be reliably comforting, adventurous, and wildly literate.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

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"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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