Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Deserving of Grammys?

by Louise February 5th, 2015
Artist Review
The 56th annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26. The biggest winners of the night were the robots of Daft Punk. Their 2013 album Random Access Memories won Album of the Year as well as Best Dance/Electonica Album. The album's lead single, "Get Lucky" took home the coveted title of Record of the Year. Furthermore, the robots rounded out the night by collecting Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Get Lucky," which also features Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

Though Daft Punk took home the biggest awards of the night, the duo of Macklemore & Ryan
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Taught You Well

by J Frazzetta January 12th, 2015 | Featured Artist
2008 became 2009, and everyone knows what happened to Kanye at the VMA’s, so we can gloss over that.  To escape the heat, he took time away from music to pursue other ventures, but landed in Hawaii for several months to work on his fifth album, the epic My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy which was released in November 2010.  It was a righteous comeback, and West poured plenty of himself into that album while bringing along a huge cast
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  • The Beatles — The U.S. Albums

    by Jason Lightner February 4th, 2015 | Album Review
    Album Review
    Fifty years after Beatlemania stormed the United States, with the The Beatles' first American tour and the release of their first U.S. album, Meet the Beatles!, Capitol Records has released a box set entitled simply The U.S. Albums. This box set encompasses 13 unique albums released by Capitol Records, all remastered and available in both mono and stereo recordings, except for The Beatles' Story and Hey Jude, which are only available in stereo. Depending on your affinity for these U.K. superstars, and your view of their history both within the United States and within the
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  • Illmatic

    by J Frazzetta February 3rd, 2015 | Album Review
    Album Review
    With the lack of new releases this month, I’ve been reading some of the music books on my shelf and decided I’d tell you about them to help pass the time.  When a book makes me go to a record store and start buying music so I can get a better idea of the subject matter, then you know it must be a good read, Avid Reader, and I won’t lead you astray.   When it comes to the world of rap/hip-hop I’m a novice and it is my own fault.  For a long time I grew up with the
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