Elvis Presley Impersonators Reflect on His Legacy 40 Years After His Death

Elvis Presley's August 16th, 1977, death still has reverberations that span generations and nationalities. Every year, impersonators gather to celebrate The King and reminisce about his far-reaching influence in both music and pop culture at large.

This year, impersonators and fans traveled to Manila to commemorate

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How Did Pop Music Get So Slow?

In 2014, the DJ and producer Dave Audé – a Grammy winner whose remixes of pop hits have been club staples for more than a decade – caught a festival set by the young Norwegian producer Kygo, who had just signed to Ultra/RCA two months earlier. Kygo ignored the peppy tempos typical of mainstream dance music, choosing to focus instead on slow tracks; in the past, this might have sent

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John Mayer Talks Heartbreak Song, About Unnamed Ex, He Can’t Play Live

John Mayer didn't name names when he mentioned the one song off his new album that makes him particularly emotional – to the point of not being able to perform it live – in a recent interview, though he didn't hold back dissecting those emotions.

"Not long ago, I ran into my ex," he told SiriusXM's

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