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Gotye Takes To Twitter To Confirm He’s Still Alive

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After rumours of the Australian singers’ untimely demise ran rife on twitter last night, Gotye set the record straight by explaining in a short tweet, that he was still in fact alive. Perhaps the most disturbing part of the circulating rumours were the nature of the death, with reports of the artist having committed suicide [...]

Interview: Nick Zammuto talks The Books, his solo project and beyond

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“I’m worried about harming the sanctity of this venue,” Nick Zammuto jokes as we climb the red carpet blanketing the ornate lobby stairwell. This is his first time perusing the halls of the Ryman Auditorium, a venue vastly different from the locales he has grown accustomed to touring alongside Explosions in the Sky for the [...]

Jack White, Alabama Shakes and Beach House Top NPR Readers’ Best of 2012 (So Far)

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Jack White holds the crown of current fan favorite in 2012 In case you missed it, NPR polled their readers over the past few weeks to see who would rise to the top of public opinion with the best album of the first half of 2012. The music-loving NPR fans contributed quite the extensive, distinguished [...]

Staff Picks: 1/8 – 1/14

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Carlos Reyes Contributor Artist: Gotye Album: Making Mirrors Comments: Last week I was browsing for new music specifically for this column. I wasn’t paying much attention to what I was listening to, but then I heard this amazing song titled “Somebody I Used to Know”. You know how people always say “this song was written [...]