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LeAnn Rimes Spitfire: Album Review

LeAnn Rimes Spitfire: Album Review

Talk about an aptly named album: LeAnn Rimes comes roaring back with “Spitfire.”

Natalie Maines, Mother: Album Review

Natalie Maines, Mother: Album Review

A Dixie Chick goes solo…check out our review of Natalie Maines’ “Mother.”

Popblerd's New Release Report 5/7/2013

Popblerd’s New Release Report 5/7/2013

Brooklyn stand up! Your own Talib Kweli has a new album out today. He’s far from the only one, too! Check out the highlights of this bountiful new release Tuesday!

Popblerd's New Release Report 4/30/13

Popblerd’s New Release Report 4/30/13

Those dimples compel you to look at our new release list!

Popblerd's New Release Report 4/8/13

Popblerd’s New Release Report 4/8/13

Another Tuesday, another bunch of great new releases!

Popblerd's New Release Report: 4/2/2013

Popblerd’s New Release Report: 4/2/2013

Still hangin’ tough, a new album from the New Kids is one of several interesting music releases this week. Click to check out the full list.

The New Release Report: 2/26/13

The New Release Report: 2/26/13

The latest Thom Yorke side project, Atoms for Peace, is one of several quality new releases out this week!

Drews & Don'ts: 7 Modern-ish Country Songs That Actually Don't Suck

Drews & Don’ts: 7 Modern-ish Country Songs That Actually Don’t Suck

I’m just gonna lay it all out on the table: country music sucks. Oh, there are qualifiers (there are always qualifiers). Before you collectively leap down my throat, let me list them for you: I am aware that country music used to be fairly awesome. So there’s no need to remind me that Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson exist; I’m keenly aware of them and have nothing but respect for their art. “Jolene”? “The Gambler”? “The Devil Went Down to [...]

New Releases 2/5/13: Popblerd's New Release Report

New Releases 2/5/13: Popblerd’s New Release Report

Let the dulcet tones of Josh Groban soothe and inspire you into another week of new releases.

Songs in the Key of Life 30: “Don't Know Why”

Songs in the Key of Life 30: “Don’t Know Why”

Years back there was a woman in Brooklyn, NY who gave birth to a baby boy. As he grew, he developed a particular set of skills that made him a nightmare to his peers. His confidence made him soar above expectations. With his chosen weapon in hand he would shoot for the stars and most times hit his target.  As a matter of fact, he became one of the greatest marksmen of all times.  What made him so great was [...]

2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst the year’s top sellers-and find out who flopped, as well.

Looking for America: The Best Recent Americana Releases

Looking for America: The Best Recent Americana Releases

“Americana” is all the rage right now, and Dennis takes a look at a few of the best releases (including the latest album from Drive By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood) to come from the genre these last few months.