Ryan Adams by Taylor Swift: Authoring '1989'

Ryan Adams by Taylor Swift: Authoring '1989'

By Robert Loss

Even if you've never heard Swift's original performances, you're hearing them when you listen to Ryan Adams perform 1989. 13 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

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Ryan Adams by Taylor Swift: Authoring ‘1989’

Even if you've never heard Swift's original performances, you're hearing them when you listen to Ryan Adams perform 1989.

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It’s My Life: Peter Holsapple on the Life and Death of the Continental Drifters

Peter Holsapple made some of the best records of the 1980s with the dB's. Then he joined and left R.E.M. Then he joined the Continental Drifters by accident and made some of the music he considers the most important of his life.

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“Living and Breathing”: A Conversation With Glen Hansard

With a stellar new album out now, Glen Hansard expresses gratitude for the opportunities afforded to him by the success of Once, while at the same time has his eyes firmly set on the future.

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David Gordon White's life-long research of South Asian religions reveals the dubious roots of the West's feel good contemporary yoga industry.

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Deconstructing the Avengers: Good and Bad Language

From the very outset Age of Ultron was weighed down by a lot of artistic, cultural, and commercial expectations: You don't take care of this particular problem by adding more weight.

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Turning Dreams Into Reality: A Conversation with Piotr Grudziński of Riverside

Guitarist Piotr Grudziński reflects on the inspirations, processes, and intentions that make Riverside's latest opus, Love, Fear and the Time Machine, another fearless trip into its distinctive and beloved style.

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The Man That Got Away: The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

"Over the Rainbow," "Stormy Weather," and "One for My Baby" are just a few of Harold Arlen's well-loved compositions. Yet his name is hardly known--except to the musicians who venerate him.

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Batman and Other Creatures of the Night

As Halloween approaches, it's time once again to think about the creatures of the night – about ghosts, vampires, werewolves and demons. It's time to think about Batman.

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Nothing Will Be Bigger Than Us: An Interview with HURTS

English synthpop duo HURTS have consistently delivered visuals as striking as their darkly delicious pop songs. With their latest album Surrender, US and worldwide domination just might be theirs for the taking.

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The Los Lonely Wolves, Los Lobos, Is Still Brilliantly Defying Classification

It's hard to imagine an American band that's more inventive, death-defying and affable as Los Lobos. A new book and record reveal why.

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