Recent Music Articles
Shamir’s creating ‘outsider pop’ for the people who need it — and himself
Shamir’s creating ‘outsider pop’ for the people who need it — and himself
Jessi Roti - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Album reviews: Jaden Smith, Neil Young and Chris Stapleton
Album reviews: Jaden Smith, Neil Young and Chris Stapleton
Campus Circle Staff
Hip-hop collective Brockhampton puts a new spin on the ‘boy band’ concept
Hip-hop collective Brockhampton puts a new spin on the ‘boy band’ concept
Makeda Easter - LA Times (TNS)
Sam Smith is sad, Gucci Mane is back and Lee Ann Womack sounds better than ever
Sam Smith is sad, Gucci Mane is back and Lee Ann Womack sounds better than ever
Sam Smith - Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)
Kelela: ‘You can never have enough music that empowers black women’
Kelela: ‘You can never have enough music that empowers black women’
Greg Kot - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Beat maker Tokimonsta is back from brain surgeries, a split-up and more
Beat maker Tokimonsta is back from brain surgeries, a split-up and more
Randall Roberts - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Andy Mineo is Christian and raps — it’s complex
Final interview: Tom Petty’s death comes just days after an introspective interview
Final interview: Tom Petty’s death comes just days after an introspective interview
Randy Lewis - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Dave Grohl and Josh Homme on rock ‘n’ roll and their decades-long bromance
Dave Grohl and Josh Homme on rock ‘n’ roll and their decades-long bromance
Mikael Wood - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Tom Petty: 10 songs you should know, but probably don’t
Tom Petty: 10 songs you should know, but probably don’t
Greg Kot - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Yusuf taps into his Cat years: A new album marks the musician’s 50-year career
Yusuf taps into his Cat years: A new album marks the musician’s 50-year career
Randy Lewis - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Kid Rock’s Facebook post to haters: ‘P.P.P.P.P.S. I LOVE BLACK PEOPLE!!’
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Kid Rock’s Facebook post to haters: ‘P.P.P.P.P.S. I LOVE BLACK PEOPLE!!’
Allie Gross - Detroit Free Press (TNS)
With Amoeba Records’ Hollywood location in limbo, the fate of music retail on Sunset wavers
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With Amoeba Records’ Hollywood location in limbo, the fate of music retail on Sunset wavers
Randall Roberts - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Through her evocative music, Bedouine brings a world of insight and emotion to her new home
Through her evocative music, Bedouine brings a world of insight and emotion to her new home
Jeffrey Fleishman - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
The heartbeat of Echo Park
Feisty Taylor Swift is getting grittier
Liam Gallagher, still cranky after all these years
Liam Gallagher, still cranky after all these years
Allison Stewart - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Shawn Mendes is an average teen and a full-fledged celebrity
Shawn Mendes is an average teen and a full-fledged celebrity
Jon Bream - Star Tribune
Kesha disperses clouds with her own ‘Rainbow’
Kesha disperses clouds with her own ‘Rainbow’
Mikael Wood - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Flo Rida nails down the formula for success: collaboration
Flo Rida nails down the formula for success: collaboration
Kevin C. Johnson - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS)
Public Enemy almost gets it right on ‘Desert’
Ice-T corrals hip-hop legends on the Art of Rap tour
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Ice-T corrals hip-hop legends on the Art of Rap tour
Steve Knopper - Chicago Tribune (TNS)
Music streaming shatters records, according to Nielsen Music report
Music streaming shatters records, according to Nielsen Music report
Randall Roberts - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
H.E.R. wants to remain a mystery, even in spotlight
H.E.R. wants to remain a mystery, even in spotlight
Gerrick D. Kennedy - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
News flash on Jay-Z’s stunner
The young rapper Logic takes on world with a message of positivity for everybody
The young rapper Logic takes on world with a message of positivity for everybody
Makeda Easter - LA Times (TNS)
Sixty years ago this month, John Lennon and Paul McCartney hit it off with rock ‘n’ roll glee
Sixty years ago this month, John Lennon and Paul McCartney hit it off with rock ‘n’ roll glee
Randy Lewis - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
New album from L.A. breakout stars Haim makes you believe rock might have a future
New album from L.A. breakout stars Haim makes you believe rock might have a future
Mikael Wood - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Promoters reassessing big music festivals
Promoters reassessing big music festivals
August Brown and Gerrick D. Kennedy - Los Angeles Times (TNS)
DJ Khaled’s set is sloppy but endearing, while Khalid sets the emotional tone
DJ Khaled’s set is sloppy but endearing, while Khalid sets the emotional tone
August Brown - LA Times (TNS)