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8 Album Titles Inspired By Literature

I've previously written about bands that named themselves after works of literature, but some artists have chosen to boast their literary credentials in other ways. Here are eight album titles that were inspired by literary works.

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Composer Max Richter Talks Music To Film, HBO’s ‘The Leftovers,’ New Album & More!

In an exclusive interview with Max, we learned how he got into the world of music to film and scoring pictures, what he's working on next, and what advice he has for those trying to make it in the music world.

6 Music Videos That Feature Imagery From The Album Cover

An album cover and music video are often separate entities with separate imagery. The artist might appear in both, but they're usually doing different things, or at least wearing different clothes. However, these six music videos ended up ...

8 Bands Where Every Member Writes Songs

A great number of bands are led by just one or two songwriters, with the rest of the members never really contributing anything compositionally. However, these eight bands moved beyond this dynamic by featuring songwriting contributions from each one ...

6 Great Songs Originally Done In Different Styles

Some chord progressions, lyrics, and melodies just lend themselves to a particular style of music, but sometimes an artist plays around with a few different styles before finding one that fits the song best. Here are six great songs that were ...

9 Great Albums That Open With Very Brief Songs

Earlier this week I wrote an article about albums that open with their longest song, such as David Bowie's Station to Station. These nine albums, however, pulled a completely different trick by easing listeners in with songs that are under two ...

Stream: Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 Video Featuring Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, Kendrick Lamar and More

Pitchfork Music Festival is well on its way. This weekend, July 18 through 20, Chicago will be taken over by the power of indie rock. Though Union Park is sure to be full of music lovers, not everybody can make it out to the windy city. If you're one ...

9 Albums Where Most Of The Songs Were Singles

The main point of releasing a single is to convince audiences to go out and purchase the entire album, but some albums end up being so successful that most of the songs end up being released as singles. Here are nine albums that were mostly made-up ...

N.W.A. Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call Controversy: Movie Being Called Out for Racist Descriptions

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton may have already cast its leads in the form of Ice Cube's son Shea O'Jackson Jr. (playing his father), Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E) and Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre) but it's still looking for some female cast members, ...

Arcade Fire Tour Openers Will Be Devo And Television

Consequence of Sound reports that new wave legends Television and Devo will be opening for Arcade Fire on some upcoming dates of their Reflektor tour. Devo will open on July 30 in Mountain View, California, and again in Chicago on August 26 and 27. ...

Blonde Redhead Announces North American Tour Dates, Shares New Song "Dripping" [LISTEN}

New York indie rock band Blonde Redhead has announced a string of North American tour dates, Pitchfork reports, in support of its upcoming album Barragan, which will be released on September 2. The North American leg of the tour will begin in ...

12 Initial Impressions Of The New Pornographers "War On The East Coast" [WATCH]

Today, the New Pornographers released the video for its song "War On the East Coast," the title track to its upcoming album, which will be released on August 25 through Matador Records. Here are all of my impressions of the video after watching it ...

8 Artists Who Should Make Dance Albums

When country legend Dolly Parton announced today that she's planning on releasing an LGBT-friendly dance album, it got me thinking about what other artists I'd love to hear dance albums from. Here are eight artists who should release dance albums, ...

Junk Mail: Morrissey 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business' Album Review Reveals Moz Has Gotten Lazy in His Age

Morrissey shows a love of world music and lazy songwriting on his 10th solo album "World Peace Is None Of Your Business," and Music Times discussed it via email.

La Roux New Album 2014: 'Trouble In Paradise' Stream Available Now as 'Bulletproof' Singer Unveils Fall Tour Dates

Elly Jackson, best known to the music world as indie synth pop singer La Roux is very much prepping for the release of her second studio album Trouble In Paradise. In anticipation of the record's July 21 release date, La Roux is streaming Trouble In ...

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