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George Michael: 1963-2016

Hey 2016, bite me. Just when you were running out of time, when you couldn’t wreak any more havoc on the pop world, you had to go and do one more evil thing. This one hurts just as much as David Bowie and Prince did. George Michael, the superstar with the amazing voice who created …

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Out of Time: 25 Years Later

Yesterday, R.E.M. released the 25th anniversary reissue of their breakthrough album, Out of Time. The album went multiplatinum, selling 18 million copies worldwide, and garnered R.E.M. three Grammy awards – two for the single “Losing My Religion.” It’s hard to rank R.E.M. albums – all are good, some are great, but at least through Automatic for the People …

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Review: Teenage Fanclub, Bottom Lounge, Chicago

There are very few bands I’ll shell out air fare for to go see. Teenage Fanclub is one of them, and since they weren’t making their way south as part of their quick tour of the United States, I shelled out the money to trudge north to see them perform. I was not disappointed. In …

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