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Why Beyoncé’s Renaissance Is the Best Album of 2022

Co-hosted by Editor-in-Chief Puja Patel and Reviews Editor Jeremy D. Larson, and featuring guest critics and contributors, our weekly podcast includes in-depth analysis of the new albums we find extraordinary, exciting, and just plain terrible. This week, Contributor Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, who reviewed Beyoncé’s Renaissance for us over the summer, pops by to chat about …

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Suicidal Tendencies’ Mike Muir’s mom, who wouldn’t give him a Pepsi, finally tells her side of the story

Remember the song “Institutionalized,” by Suicidal Tendencies? It came out in 1983 on Frontier records and tells the story of lead singer Mike Muir as a teenager. In the song Mike is trying really hard to figure out life but is having a difficult time dealing with his parents and all of the strictures they …

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The 20 greatest Christmas albums – ranked! | Christmas

20. The Roches – We Three Kings (1990) The US avant-folk trio began their musical career carol singing, which makes We Three Kings a kind of back-to-their-roots enterprise. Quite sparsely arranged, it allows the Roche sisters’ harmonies to dazzle – the acappella Star of Wonder is magical – while their New York-accented Winter Wonderland is …

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KK DOWNING’s KK’S PRIEST Announces First Concert

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist KK Downing‘s new band KK’S PRIEST will co-headline next year’s edition of the Alcatraz open air hard rock and heavy metal festival, set to take place August 11-13, 2023 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Downing announced the group’s appearance at the event via a video message posted to his social media earlier today. …

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Vulcan: 8-Voice analogue polysynth for Eurorack

Hampshire Electronics The Vulcan · Source: Hampshire Electronics Can you really squeeze an 8-voice analogue polysynth into a reasonably sized Eurorack module? Hampshire Electronics believes it can, and it’s called The Vulcan. The Vulcan It looks no bigger than the Erebus kit from Dreadbox or the Cre8audio East Beast. But The Vulcan is a 2-oscillator, …

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Megan Thee Stallion’s Ex-Best Friend Said Tory Lanez Threatened Her

Megan Thee Stallion’s former best friend took the stand to testify against Tory Lanez on Wednesday. Kelsey Harris said that Lanez had threatened her with a gun on the night of July 12, 2020. When asked for details Harris said “I don’t know,” despite being offered immunity for her testimony. Loading Something is loading. Thanks …

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