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EL VY – “I’m The Man To Be”

A month ago, the National’s Matt Berninger and Menomena/Ramona Falls’ Brent Knopf teamed up under the name EL VY (“pronounced like a plural of Elvis,” according to a press release) and shared the lengthily-subtitled title track from their upcoming debut Return To The Moon. Now they’ve shared a second song, “I’m The Man To Be,” […]

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The Weeknd – “Prisoner” (Feat. Lana Del Rey)

The most intriguing part of the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness tracklist is “Prisoner,” the duet with Lana Del Rey. They make a head-slappingly obvious pairing for reasons already expressed by Tom: “The Weeknd and Lana Del Rey both sing slow, sad, narcotically tinged songs about the toll of the party lifestyle, and both of […]

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Stream Dr. Dre Compton

After 16 years of waiting (and not Detoxing), Dr. Dre’s new album is finally upon us. The Beats co-founder first announced Compton, inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, on his Beats 1 radio show last week, and now the whole thing is streaming on Apple Music ahead of its official release tomorrow. […]