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‘Queen of Soul’ singer Aretha Franklin, dies aged 76

US soul singer Aretha Franklin died in her Detroit, Michigan home on Thursday morning, her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn stated on behalf of the family. According to the statement, the official cause of death was pancreatic cancer.

Album Review: El Vy, ‘Return to the Moon’

What happens when two gifted musical friends find themselves between albums and have a creative itch to scratch? Luckily for us, they apply the best of themselves to a collaboration that results in something new and richly satisfying. While each of their next albums with their bands percolate, Matt Berninger of The National and Brent […]

Album Review: KT Tunstall, ‘Drastic Fantastic’

The sophomore jinx can make or break a musician’s career. They can go down three paths: copy their debut, change genres entirely or thoughtfully build upon their original work. Tunstall’s Drastic Fantastic follows the latter, as she layers her sound with electric rock riffs, mysterious acoustic pieces and warm indie-pop sounds. The rest of the […]