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The Most Disappointing Albums of 2013
22 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM
This year's list of the most disappointing albums of 2013 reads like the "best of" list from four or five years ago. It shouldn't be surprising how these tides turn, but it always is.
The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2012
1 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.
The Weeknd: Starboy
29 Nov 2016 // 3:16 AM
Starboy has something for each individual, without a doubt, but it has nothing for everybody as a collective, a balance he managed on his first three releases.
Made in America Festival 2015
19 Oct 2015 // 4:43 AM
Even though it is on Labor Day and it is called “Made in America", this fest has nothing to do with manufacturing jobs. Instead, this is Jay Z’s vision of a new – or renewed – sense of patriotism.
The Weeknd - "I Feel It Coming" feat. Daft Punk (Singles Going Steady)
20 Mar 2017 // 5:00 AM
The Weeknd sounds more like Michael Jackson than ever as he glides up to those high notes.
The Weeknd - "False Alarm" (Singles Going Steady)
4 Nov 2016 // 6:14 AM
"False Alarm", like "Starboy" before it, is a continuation of the Weeknd's union of cleanly produced R&B with lyrics straight out of a Bret Easton Ellis nightmare.
Grammys 2016: The Weeknd Takes in Breakout Year of 'Beauty Behind the Madness' Success
14 Feb 2016 // 6:03 AM
The Weeknd's breakout year is that much more remarkable given how unlikely a pop star he was.
The Ice King and Queen of Pop: Abel 'The Weeknd' Tesfaye and Lana Del Rey
28 Sep 2015 // 3:58 AM
By design or simple proximity, America usually winds up with a first couple of pop.