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Album Review: Pitbull Proves “Global Warming” Isn’t Just a Myth

(YouTube video courtesy VEVO) If it seems like Cuban-American rapper Pitbull has become ubiquitous lately, it’s probably because he has – in 2012 alone, partnering with Shakira and Enrique Iglesias; shepherding Dominican rap protégé Sensato del Pa…

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(Not Quite) Ahead of the Curve: K-Pop’s Biggest Ever U.S. Export

(YouTube video courtesy PSY official channel) The mindset…is, ‘Dress classy, and dance cheesy.’ — Psy If the first two-thirds of the summer were owned by Canadian songstress Carly Rae Jepsen (currently on tour with the Biebs) and her video — a…

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Summer Sounds: Week 5

Alex Clare // Too Close While watching Breaking Bad a few weeks ago (which, if you know me, is the only show I actually watch on TV in real time), a commercial for the new version of Internet Explorer came on. Cue eye roll. But I enjoyed the song …

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Taylor Swift Announces New Album, Releases New Single

When Taylor Swift announced that she had some “pretty cool news” to share with the world, my first thought was “She’s engaged!” My second thought was that she had a new album, which seemed as equally realistic as the first thought. So, just like e…

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Emerging Artist: Clarke Edward Andros

Clarke Edward Andros is an easy-going, small town guy, and that is easily seen through his bare-boned, acoustic style. He considers his love for writing and performing came from “simple curiosity and lucky finds.” When he was thirteen, Clarke foun…

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Summer Sounds: Week 4

Drake covers Aaliyah // Enough Said: I’m not sure which side to take – the fact that Drake is producing Aaliyah’s unreleased album work posthumously is both lovely and slightly disrespectful. Regardless, it’s nice to hear Aaliyah’s legacy, althoug…

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Battle of the Boy Bands

British lads, One Direction, has seemingly rekindled the crazed fangirl in all of us by becoming one of the hottest boy bands of the year. With One Direction tickets sales reaching an average price of $250, these boys seem to be leading the second…

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This Week in Music

image credit: Tor Erik Schroeder / EPA Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen has recently announced 16 more fall tour dates have been added to the North American leg of his Wrecking Ball Tour. The Boss is currently wrapping up the European leg of hi…

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Summer Sounds: Week 3

1. Tyler, The Creator feat. Toro Y Moi // Hey, You (Unfinished) Last week, Odd Future’s Tumblr posted an unfinished collab from Tyler and chillwave artist, Toro Y Moi. Toro Y Moi provides a relaxed beat for Tyler’s deep vocals, letting us see a di…

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Teen Choice Awards 2012 Recap

No Doubt performed their first single in over a decade, Settle Down. Gwen Stefani looked as lovely and youthful as she did when No Doubt released Return of Saturn – but seriously, this woman has not aged. No Doubt will release their sixth studio a…

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