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The Return of Sir Lucious Left Foot: Big Boi on World Domination

"As long as the music is jamming, I’m open to it. It’s always about the search for that new sound, that new groove. This is how you keep music going. The art form, period. The craft of making the coldest shit on the planet. This is what I do, this is what I was put here to do, and I’m just getting started." -- Big Boi

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Paul Weller: 18 May 2012 - New York

On the street, actually in the city, fighting through a million people craning their necks to figure out where the ball drops each New Year’s Eve, the air was still crackling. Weller is more than just an institution, but an active genius still capable of creating vital music. On one night in May in New York City, Weller’s sense of adventure was more than matched by a terrific performance with his band.

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NYC Popfest Is Here!

The 2012 incarnation is set to swarm the city from May 17 through Sunday, May 20, with good vibes all across the city and bands from all over the world.

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Kaiser Chiefs: Start the Revolution Without Me

If they can’t make a dent in the U.S. market in 2012, the Kaiser Chiefs can’t blame the quality of Start the Revolution Without Me, a collection that manages to overcome the cobbled-together history of the material to become one of the band’s most complete-sounding collections since Employment.

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Paul McCartney: Kisses on the Bottom

As musical interpretations of romance go, Kisses on the Bottom may only get you about halfway there, flowers in hand wondering whether a second date is on the cards, unsure if that’s even what you want at all.

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