Lucius Ready New Acoustic LP ‘Nudes,’ Features Roger Waters

Lucius will release Nudes, a collection of acoustic recordings, on March 2nd. The band's Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig currently sing backup for Roger Waters on the Pink Floyd bassist's still-ongoing Us + Them Tour. They recorded the 10-track album during gaps in Waters' tour. 

Lucius' new album features covers of Tame Impala's "Eventually," Gerry Rafferty's "Right

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Review: Jazz Standouts the Bad Plus Weather a Lineup Change With Grace on ‘Never Stop II’

Since forming in 2000, the Bad Plus have grown from upstart into institution, one of the few contemporary jazz acts to show up on the mainstream radar in the years before the To Pimp a Butterfly watershed. The trio's early buzz centered on their sometimes radically reworked covers of rock and pop standards (from "Smells Like Teen Spirit" to "Heart of Glass" and "Iron Man"), but from the

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10 New Albums to Stream Now: Fall Out Boy, Lanco, First Aid Kit and More Rolling Stone Editors’ Picks

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The shape-shifting quartet's seventh album is "a re-affirmation of their ability to fuse over-the-top oversharing and Queen-ly operatic stomp with an elastic vision of pop," writes Jon Dolan. "It's more proof of why they're masters at turning meltdowns into jock jams."
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Femi Kuti Promotes Peace in Exuberant ‘One People One World’ Video

Femi Kuti protests war and promotes worldwide peace with his new video for "One People One World," the title track from his upcoming 10th LP out February 23rd. In the vibrant clip, the Afrobeat bandleader performs onstage at Nigeria venue The Shrine, which he built as a memorial to his father, musician Fela Kuti.

The video blends raw stage footage with brief animation and visual

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Review: Fall Out Boy Turn Meltdowns Into Jock Jams on ‘Mania’

Fall Out Boy's seventh LP comes with a tense back story that befits their emo roots: The band scrapped Mania last year at the last minute and built it again from scratch. But the album is less a reboot than a re-affirmation of their ability to fuse over-the-top oversharing and Queen-ly operatic stomp with an elastic vision of pop – swerving from EDM grind ("Young and Menace") to

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Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan: No Cause of Death Until At Least April

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's cause of death will not be revealed until at least April, a London coroner's office announced Friday.

The coroner's officer Stephen Earl provided more details about the circumstances of O'Riordan's death on January 15th at the age of 46.

"The London

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Hear New Dashboard Confessional’s Potent New Song ‘Heart Beat Here’

Dashboard Confessional unveiled a stirring new song, "Heart Beat Here," set to appear on their upcoming LP, Crooked Shadows, out February 9th via Fueled by Ramen.

"Heart Beat Here" is a quintessential Dashboard ballad, with Chris Carrabba delivering a powerful vocal performance over

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