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On Sally Shapiro’s ‘Somewhere Else’…

Guess what? The new Sally Shapiro record, Somewhere Else, is very good! In case you’re under the impression that Sally Shapiro is content three albums deep into her career, she’s not. “The...
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Dawn Richard: ‘GoldenHeart’ (Album Review)

After serving as one-fifth of one of the greatest American girl groups of the past decade (Danity Kane--RIP), followed by a turn as one-third of the short-lived, yet briefly brilliant Diddy - Dirty...
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JoJo Busts Loose on New Mixtape, ‘Agápē’

In the immortal words of Lil' Kim and Christina Aguilera: Never can, never will, can't hold us down. Not one to be muzzled by her all-but-defunct, ultra shady record label Blackground Records and their...
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Sky Ferreira, ‘Ghost EP’ (Album Review)

In 2011, Sky Ferreira released the As If EP, a bouncy collection of playful electro-pop anthems, sarcastic kiss-off tracks and gorgeous Swede-pop production by the likes of pop's most trusted players,...
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Jessie Ware: Devotion (Album Review)

While Adele continues to conquer the world with her record-breaking 21, an honest collection of bluesy, rollicking odes to heartbreak and sorrow (which is still the best-selling record of 2012, despite...
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Cheryl: A Million Lights (Album Review)

How do you think Cheryl feels when you call her name? Well, for one thing: She'd like you to get it right. To the bemusement of most media outlets (and the annoyance of OCD iTunes organizers...
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Florrie: Late (EP Review)

Better late than never, right? Way better, actually. After nine months of recording in between studios in the UK and the US, singer/songwriter/drummer/guitarist/model/pop extraordinaire Florrie has at...