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Inside The Making From Fontaines D.C.’s New Album ‘A Hero’s Death’

Inside The Making From Fontaines D.C.’s New Album ‘A Hero’s Death’

The past two years have been utterly electrifying for Dublin group Fontaines D.C. An intense, stark, overwhelming live proposition, their debut album ‘Dogrel’ broke out far beyond the post-punk underground, winning colossal plaudits in the process. It remains an emphatic listen: potent and poetic, it’s immersed in the grit and soil of Dublin, while reaching…

Weezer’s Blue Album: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Weezer’s Blue Album: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Twenty-five years ago, Rivers Cuomo was attending community college when his band Weezer released their self-titled debut. “I brought it to class and said, ‘Look everybody,’” he recalled in 1995. “They were all like, ‘Yeah, cool, whatever.’” The music world would show significantly more interest than his classmates. Arriving on May 10th, 1994, the 10-track…

HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM

Six solo albums in, six years after the surprise release of her self-titled album, three years after the groundbreaking Lemonade, one year after the rap album she delivered with her husband, and we’re starting to get it. We’re starting to understand Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as a musician with unparalleled range, depth, and power: acknowledging her rapperly…