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Bob Marley’s ‘Legend’ Is One of the Bestselling Albums Ever. But Does It Tell His Full Story?

After 40 years and more than 25 million copies sold, what story does ‘Legend’ tell us about Bob Marley and the people listening to it?

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Sampling Meets Its Latest Threat: AI

Artificial intelligence has made it easier than ever to identify samples in music. Is it an existential threat to the art form or just a new snitch to outsmart?

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Concert Tour Films Are Having a Moment

From Taylor Swift’s new ‘The Eras Tour’ to the revival of the Talking Heads classic ‘Stop Making Sense,’ the next best thing to seeing your favorite artist live might be reliving their best concert moments on the small screen

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The Search for a Unified Theory of Alex G

The prolific Philadelphia songwriter returns with a new album. Is it too polished? Is it too weird? Or maybe it’s just all about dogs.

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“Bowie Is What Bowie Is”: Brett Morgen on Bringing ‘Moonage Daydream’ to the Screen

The director discusses his hyperstylized vision of David Bowie’s life and art

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Sudan Archives Is Smashing Through the Predictable

On her new album ‘Natural Brown Prom Queen,’ the L.A. by way of Cincinnati musician continues to redefine her destiny

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The Rules to Making the Perfect Emo Music Video

Shane Drake has directed videos for Paramore, Panic! at the Disco, and dozens of other bands. This is his guide to making essential emo visuals.

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Through With Being Cool: How Emo Nights Across the World Became Big Business

The nostalgia themed dance nights are a safe space for 20-somethings and aging scenesters to scream out the lyrics to "Teenagers" and hold each other tight to Dashboard Confessional

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The Nostalgia Festivals Are Here to Sell Your Youth Back to You

As festival season returns in full for the first time since the pandemic started, promoters and artists see that the way forward may be to look backward

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How DMX’s First Tour Helped Usher in a New Era of Hip-hop

The Survival of the Illest Tour came just as X’s popularity exploded. Not only did it capture a young artist on the rise, it also paved the way for massive rap tours that followed.