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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2013 induction nominees


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released this year’s nominees Thursday morning, and the list includes a few names that you might not normally associate with rock music. Legendary hip-hop groups N.W.A. and Public Enemy were both nominated in their first year of eligibility, and according to Spin.com they were the only acts to do […]

Bob Dylan releases 35th album


American folk legend Bob Dylan hit a milestone Tuesday with the release of his 35th studio album, Tempest, marking the 50th anniversary of his eponymous debut album in 1962. With his signature rasp and sociopolitical lyrics, the 71-year-old Dylan has long been one of the most influential people in popular music and culture, and he […]

The best articles about Coachella


The Coachella double-header has come to a close and in honor of the event, we bring you a selection of articles from around the web that examine, mock and celebrate this beloved/notorious (depending who you ask) cultural phenomenon. Funny or Die: “7 Types of People at Coachella” Coachella has become somewhat well-known for attracting a […]

A gay old time at movement’s expense


With speeches here and interviews there, let’s face it: All that ever sticks with us are sound bites — short, 10-second remarks that get straight to the point. In politics, there are obviously quite a few notable ones: President Barack Obama’s “We are the change we’ve been waiting for;” Richard Nixon’s “I’m not a crook;” […]