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  • 6 years ago

    Karl Blau's Zebra might as well have been called Chameleon. From one song to the next, you'll hear dry folk, acid jazz, bedroom shoegaze, lo-fi pop and all types of me-against-the-world solo production that falls in line with Blau's history as a N...

  • 7 years ago

    Most indie-rock groups of today seem to have forgotten the importance of piano in their compositions. The instrument is practically absent in much of the music on MTV today, but when you listen to Secondhand Serenade's popular tune "Fall for You,"...

  • 7 years ago

    If there's one thing music journalists have learned over time, it's that whenever a breakthrough, buzz-laden artist from across the pond shows up in your town for a debut performance, you pay attention. It's simple, really: We music journos tend t...

  • 7 years ago

    Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy was once seen as the last great Southern hope. He had the hood respect of T.I. and garnered the admiration of practically every drug dealer in North America with his rap sheet and his lyrical references to his drug deali...

  • 7 years ago

    It's hard to believe that 2008 is already more than halfway over. No need to lament about the New Year's resolutions that you thought you'd keep; six months from now we'll all be holiday shopping (again) and reading year-end top-10 lists about the...

  • 7 years ago

    If you don't remember Trey Songz from his 2005 debut album, I Gotta Make It and you somehow missed last fall's follow-up, Trey Day, you're missing out on one of the acts making up the new wave of R&B elite. Songz, 23 years old, is young, but he se...