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What the Battle Between Iggy Azalea and Eminem Says about Music’s Culture Wars

“I’m bored of the old men threatening young women as entertainment trend.”

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Mannequin Pussy

Some unexpected picks from the bubblegum punk trio.

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Conway

Favorites from the electropop Blondie.

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The 50 Greatest Songs about One-Night Stands

Songs that will stay with you. At least for the night.

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: The Paperhead

The psych pop revivalists share old gems with Nerve.

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: Reformed Whores

The filthy country comedy duo share their favorites.

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The 10 Best Bands We Discovered at the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon

Digesting the week-long, 1,400-band binge.

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening to Right Now: September Girls

Picks from the Dublin-based quintet that rocked CMJ.

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Tom Scharpling Divulges Details of ‘The Best Show’ Revival at CMJ

The cult radio hit returns.

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What Makes a CMJ Band Rise Above the Rest?

Tapping into the secret formula of indie music stardom.

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Ranked: Every Thurston Moore & Sonic Youth Album, from Worst to Best

Sifting through the work of the most important guitar player of the last 30 years.

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Ranked: Every Weezer Album, from Worst to Best

Rating the soundtrack of your high school crush.

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Your Guide to the Ultimate Music Festival Drinking Game

Man buns. Sunburns that require medical attention. Anyone barefoot.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Everyone Kanye West Has Ever Compared Himself To

Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to introduce you to the self-proclaimed Willy Wonka, Katniss Everdeen, and “tree” of rap.

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See Bob Dylan’s First Draft of ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ and Other Handwritten Lyrics That Sold for Millions

If only our first drafts were worth so much.

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Lana Del Rey, Idolizing Death, and the Fantasy of the 27 Club

On June 21st, she turned 28, aging her out of ever joining Amy, Kurt, Janis, and Jimi.

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Performing Isn’t Consent: Why You Should Never Touch a Musician on Stage

“I think you’d better leave.”

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There’s a Petition Going Around to Make Drake’s “Started From the Bottom” Canada’s New National Anthem

“O Canada” doesn’t cut it anymore.

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These Classic Album Covers Reimagined Using Emoji Are Spot-On

The White Album was pretty simple.

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Death Grips, America’s Most Dangerous Rap Group, Just Blindsided Us with a New Album Featuring Bjork on Every Track

The first half of a double album called ‘The Powers That B.’

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