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Aged introspection from Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy 39th album

Standing in the middle of Hyde Park last July, I waited for the greatest living folk songwriter to take the stage. The heat was unbearable, made worse by the alienating claustrophobia of the surrounding audience – 65,000 glassy-eyed boomers, each competing to see who had the most ancient concert t-shirt. When Bob Dylan’s band finally Read More…

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Review: The Weeknd – After Hours

Bursting onto the scene in 2010 with a unique dark-wave RnB aesthetic, Abel Tesfaye’s hedonistic, drug-induced ramblings across the Trilogy mixtapes showcased one of the greatest debut efforts of the last decade, and cemented The Weeknd as the most exciting newcomer in RnB. But Tesfaye is no stranger to reinvention. Ten years of exponential growth Read More…