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Chuck Berry

12 Song Titles That Feature Another Artist's Name: Chuck Berry, Led Zeppelin, And More

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When new bands are trying to think of what to call themselves, they'll often turn to song titles of bands they like for inspiration. However, these twelve artists did just the opposite: use another artist's name in a song title.READ MORE

Vashti Bunyan

Vashti Bunyan To Release New Album In October

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It was announced yesterday that British folk singer Vashti Bunyan will be releasing a new album titled Heartleap on October 6 in the UK through FatCat Records, and on October 7 in the US through DiCristina Records. Heartleap will be Bunyan's first album since 2005's Lookaftering, and just her third overall since her cult classic debut Just Another Diamond Day was released in 1970.READ MORE

Minimalist Masterworks: Steve Reich and Philip Glass Take the Stage at BAM's 2014 Next Wave Festival, Robert Plan and Iron and Wine to Also Perform

Minimal Awkwardness: Philip Glass Versus Steve Reich at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival 2014

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The glass will be shattered regarding who's the better minimalist--Steve Reich vs. Phil Glass--in Brooklyn, New York during a three-day performance at BAM's upcoming Next Wave Festival 2014. Alcohol will be served, too.READ MORE

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7 Song Mistakes That Were Intentionally Left In: The Beatles, R.E.M., and more

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The beauty of recording is that you can delete all of the mistakes until you have a perfect song, but any good musicians will tell you that sometimes, mistakes are the most interesting parts of a song. Here are seven great songs with mistakes that were intentionally left in.READ MORE

Ty Segall -

7 Great Indie Rock Albums with Creepy Artwork: Devendra Banhart, Ty Segall, and more

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Heavy metal albums usually have some awesomely terrifying artwork (when they’re not busy being totally awful), but they’re not the only albums capable of creeping you out with their covers. Here are seven of the creepiest album covers from indie rock artists.READ MORE

Stephen Malkmus

Eight Artists Who Write Hilarious Lyrics: Pavement, Devendra Banhart, and more

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Most people don't really listen to music when they're looking for a laugh, but sometimes an artist will throw a line in there that will, at the very least, get you smiling. Here are eight artists who like to mix up their lyrics with humor every once in a while.READ MORE

Kanye West: much more than zero.

9 Excellent Songs with Wordless Hooks: Kanye West, The Smiths, and more

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As someone who writes songs in his spare time, I completely understand how difficult it is sometimes to come up with lyrics to a song that's otherwise totally finished. It can be very tempting to just fill up the melody with a bunch of nonsense and call it a day. Here are 10 songs where the songwriters did just that and got away with it.READ MORE

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