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8 Feb 2017 // 10:38 AM

Grammy Preview: Tired of ‘Bro’? Try Americana

Americana fans seem to be an album-based audience, which translates into greater sales if somebody is going to buy a record.

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Sundance Wrapup: No Repeat of ‘Birth of a Nation’ Runaway of 2016

Many of the films on offer at this year's Sundance Film Festival could scarcely help engaging directly with the US election and its consequences to a surprising and mostly heartening degree.

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SAG Awards: A Night When Politics Trumped the Prizes Themselves

"This immigrant ban is a blemish and is un-American," said Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the evening’s first award recipient, getting the ball rolling.

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David Bowie Tributes: Complexions Dance + Sound & Vision Celebration + Royal Mail Stamps

Through stamps, dance and musical tributes, David Bowie lives on.

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Jukebox the Ghost Will Chat Live with PopMatters on Facebook

On November 28th, at 6 pm EST, join PopMatters on Facebook as we go Live with Jukebox the Ghost.

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11 Oct 2016 // 9:43 AM

Dixie Chicks Reunited and Vibrant

No new music appears to be in the works for the group at the moment, but the crowd was happy to revel in the hits.

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Films on the Black-White Riff Are at Forefront at Toronto Film Festival

Movies about racial politics and identity will fill the streets of the Canadian city, injecting Hollywood into a cultural debate — and kicking off a period of Oscar movies that could both inform and reveal a continent’s racial attitudes.

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Lollapalooza’s 4-day Marathon: At 25, a Festival Defined by the Youth Brigade

A well-curated festival gives young music fans an opportunity to discover a young band or artist before they get famous.

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28 Jul 2016 // 11:30 AM

Dan Auerbach on Bands Old and New

In advance of their appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Auerbach talked old bands, new bands, and the production work he does in his increasingly fleeting spare time.

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Perry Farrell Contemplates Life After 25 Years of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza, one of the biggest music festivals in America and on the cusp of its 25th anniversary, wasn’t meant to last beyond its first year in 1991.

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Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

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"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.

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