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  • Four Years After '1234,' Feist Returns With Raw Follow-Up

    Four Years After '1234,' Feist Returns With Raw Follow-Up | ARTICLE

    August 5, 2011 10:00 AM ET
  • Young Love

    Young Love | ALBUM REVIEW

    On his third album, this Oregon troubadour gets back to the percussive, reggae-lite ditties that went missing on his last album, 2009's City of Black & White. "Hey Mama" suggests a Michael Franti tune, and on "She...

    August 2, 2011 4:35 PM ET
  • "Come Talk To Me"

    "Come Talk To Me" | SONG REVIEW

    This B side revives a 1992 Peter Gabriel original with acoustic banjo plucks and Justin Vernon's layered cries. When Vernon sings, "The heart, it will not be denied/Till we're both on the same damn side," and...

    August 2, 2011 7:05 AM ET
  • "Ghetto Dreams"

    "Ghetto Dreams" | SONG REVIEW

    Rap-ignorant pundits should defame Common more often, if it'll result in songs like this. The Chicago native's latest knocks harder than anything on his last album, thanks to leering No I.D. production that samples...

    July 27, 2011 7:25 AM ET
  • Big Boi: Andre 3000 Cameo 'Very Much Possible' on Next Album

    Big Boi: Andre 3000 Cameo 'Very Much Possible' on Next Album | ARTICLE

    July 22, 2011 2:40 PM ET
  • T-Pain Recruits Ke$ha and Pharrell for New Album

    T-Pain Recruits Ke$ha and Pharrell for New Album | ARTICLE

    Although T-Pain recently proclaimed himself to be "done with Auto-Tune," don't expect his cyborgian croon to disappear from his next album, rEVOLVEr. "It's still there," the R&B showman tells Rolling Stone of his signature pitch-correction, which he's now...

    July 21, 2011 11:35 AM ET
  • "You Make Me Feel..."

    "You Make Me Feel..." | SONG REVIEW

    Except for a riff that suggests Pink's "Raise Your Glass," guitars take a timeout from the pop pranksters' new one. Gabe Saporta drops weak pickup lines, but guest diva Sabi calls herself "the baddest baby...

    July 21, 2011 7:10 AM ET
  • "Up All Night"

    "Up All Night" | SONG REVIEW

    It's not exactly the "prog-rock Blink" that guitarist Tom DeLonge teased, but on their first track in six years, the reunited neo-punks do get loopier than ever. The three-and-a-half minute anthem synthesizes the ideas already brewing...

    July 15, 2011 3:40 PM ET
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