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KC Libman

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Taylor Swift Read My Article About Her

I never set out to be a music journalist. If it hadn't been for a bizarre series of events -- including, um, the urging of Taylor Swift -- you wouldn't be reading this now. It happened like this: During my senior year at the University of Arizona in 2011, I......

How My Brother and I Got Through Our Parents' Divorce

It was 2010 and I was pulling out of our family's driveway, headed to my summer job at a grocery store. My dad was coming home from his nine-to-five. We pulled up next to each other and rolled our windows down. With the succinctness of a weather report, he informed......

Tristan Prettyman: After Jason Mraz, She Straps on Some Heels

Tristan Prettyman looks out over the East Hollywood landscape from the top floor of the Capitol Records building. The San Diego county resident spent the day doing press and has a label showcase later tonight at the Troubadour. In two weeks, she leaves for a cross-country tour supporting Joshua Radin......

What's Nirvana's Best Album? Hint: It's Not Nevermind

See also: The Most Important Album of the Last 25 Years Isn't Nevermind, It's Guns N' Roses' Appetite For Destruction If you aren't familiar with Nirvana's sophomore release, 1991's Nevermind, you were probably born after the Y2K scare or believe that music peaked when Rush released Moving Pictures. The work......
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Top Five Girls From Hard Summer Who Are Out of My League

See also: *Ten EDC Girls Who Are Out Of My League *Skrillex, James Murphy - Hard Summer, Day Two - 8/4/12 Hard Summer -- Los Angeles' biggest, brightest, and boobiest EDM festival -- took place this past weekend. Among the throngs of EDM revelers were a number of gorgeous ladies......
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Tenacious D Will Make You Crap Your Pants

Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time: The Complete List Top 20 Musicians of All Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List Top 20 Sexiest Female Musicians of All Time: The Complete List Top 20 Sexiest Male Musicians of All Time: The Complete List For all the seriousness of today's......

Family of the Year: Read Our Profile and Stream Their New Album

Family of the Year, a bubbling four-piece Silver Lake indie pop group that's as tight-knit as their name suggests, make songs that are ludicrously, preposterously catchy. The familial camaraderie of their name comes from guitarist Joe Keefe and drummer Sebastian Keefe, brothers who left both Boston and their previous bands......
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Foster the People – Gibson Amphitheatre – June 30, 2012

Foster The People Gibson Amphitheatre June 20, 2012 Our Foster the People profile Live Review: Foster The People at El Rey Theatre Better than... yet another "Pumped Up Kicks" remix. Last night, Foster the People leader Mark Foster made it known that it was good to be home. "It's crazy......
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