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James Bay Second Album 'Electric Light' Coming; Can He Beat Sophomore Slump? 2

James Bay Second Album ‘Electric Light’ Coming; Can He Beat Sophomore Slump?

James Bay’s 2015 debut album Chaos and the Calm was a chart-topper and he’ll find out whether he can escape the sophomore slump with the release of his second album Electric Light on May 18. “If I had to describe my first album visually it would probably be a flame, while this new album is about a real sonic and artistic evolution for me,” the 27-year-old singer said in a statement....
Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Dead at 46, Drug Overdose Suspected 4

Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dead at 46, Drug Overdose Suspected

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer for the Irish rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly in a London hotel and early indications suggest it was due to a drug overdose. The cause of death will have to be determined by an autopsy. The Cranberries were forced to cancel tour dates in 2017 because of O’Riordan was suffering from back problems,” according to the Irish Times....
British Rock Legend Ian McDonald Sweetens the Pot With Honey West 6

British Rock Legend Ian McDonald Sweetens the Pot With Honey West

Ian McDonald, best known for founding British supergroups King Crimson and Foreigner, takes the prize as the most interesting old-new act in music. His new group, Honey West, released their debut album, Bad Old World to rave reviews for its sound and lyrics. The album features Honey West founder, accomplished actor and neighbor Ted Zurkowski (the Actor’s Studio)), McDonald’s son Maxwell on bass, and Steve Holley from Paul McCartney’s Wings on drums....
Nonstop to Cairo Blends Ska, Hip-Hop, Funk For a New Long Island Sound 8

Nonstop to Cairo Blends Ska, Hip-Hop, Funk For a New Long Island Sound

Nonstop to Cairo is quickly emerging as one of New York’s premiere bands. They bring to their music, a unique blend of ska, hip-hop and funk, and have already built a dedicated fan base up and down the East Coast. The group has performed alongside an impressive array of acts including The Wailers, Dirty Heads, Galactic, Matisyahu, Fishbone and Redman....
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell So Sublime on New Album 'So Familiar' (Video!) 10

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell So Sublime on New Album ‘So Familiar’ (Video!)

Steve Martin’s and Edie Brickell’s first album, 2013’s Love Has Come for You, found the two iconoclastic artists making emotionally resonant, readily accessible music. Their collaboration continues, taking them into fresh creative territory on the duo’s new sophomore album, 'So Familiar.' Producer Peter Asher has worked with everyone from James Taylor to Linda Ronstadt and Elton John. ...
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