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Among all the music that the ‘90s brought us, there’s one common denominator—kick-ass women vocalists. From the emergence of grunge to the golden age of hip-hop settling in its place, the ‘90s proved to be a decade where artists expressed the exasperations of womanhood with all of their might. As women lead singers began to […]

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Sinéad O’Connor released her debut album The Lion And The Cobra in 1987, when she was 20 years old. Since then, O’Connor has had a long and tumultuous career. (O’Connor discusses that career in her new memoir Rememberings, in which she writes that Prince terrorized her after she had a #1 hit with the Prince-written song “Nothing Compares 2 U.”) And now, O’Connor says that career is over. On Twitter over the weekend, O’Connor announced her retirement.

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Sinéad O’Connor is releasing a memoir next month, Rememberings, which was announced back in December. The Irish musician is the subject of a new New York Times profile which details some of the revelations from the book, including a fuller version of a story about Prince which she once promised to reveal when she eventually wrote a memoir and she’s mentioned a couple times over the years.

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There’s truly something special whenever our favorite artists decide to cover songs from other bands and genres. It shows off their musical chops, their taste and their ability to imprint their style on anything they’re performing.  Some artists, such as Post Malone, Miley Cyrus and YUNGBLUD, have made a name for themselves with their innovative covers […]

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Getting booked as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is the perfect way for any artist to become a household name. But with the national spotlight comes the show’s strict standards for guests, leaving some outspoken artists to feel restrained. As punk and alternative became more mainstream in the ’80s, the show began to […]

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We hope you saved some money because Black Friday is Record Store Day’s final shopping event of 2020. If your toes don’t curl at the breadth of this month’s selections, well, do you even like music? There are plenty of great titles being reissued on the vinyl format for all of your post-Thanksgiving wonderment. Here […]

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A bunch of artists have released covers today that are exclusive to the streaming service Deezer. Fontaines D.C. does the Beach Boys, Ela Minus takes on Björk, BENEE covers Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black,” and Gus Dapperton tries Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire.” These covers are collected in a new compilation album called InVersions, which…

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