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'Blurred' Lines

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As Damon Albarn prepares his solo debut, Everyday Robots, read up on his bubbly Brit-pop band, Blur.  

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Live's 'Throwing Copper' Turns 20

Friday April 18, 2014
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Can you feel it coming back again? We sure can, as Live's Throwing Copper (Radioactive) celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend. Stereogum has posted an in-depth homage to the spiritually tinged album, looking past Ed Kowalczyk's then-en-vogue bald dome with rat tail.

"Selling the Drama" made our list of the Top 10 Rock Songs of 1994. Peruse the rest of that list and reminisce about the time you saw Live cavort on Beavis and Butt-head's TV show.

Album cover courtesy Radioactive

'Dookie' Tops Rolling Stone's Alt-Rock Countdown

Thursday April 17, 2014
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Rolling Stone just released a super-specific yet super-awesome countdown of 1994's 40 best alternative rock albums. Topping the list is a perennial favorite: Green Day's Dookie.

Read our review of Dookie at 20 and be sure to check out the rest of Rolling Stone's picks.

Video still courtesy Reprise

Album Review - Dan Wilson's 'Love Without Fear'

Tuesday April 15, 2014
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He's written chart-busters for Adele and Taylor Swift, and enjoyed some late-'90s stardom in Semisonic. Now Dan Wilson gives us his second solo album, Love Without Fear. Read our review of the pleasant release and let us know your take on it in the comments.

Album cover courtesy Ballroom Music/Kobalt

A Perfect Circle's James Iha Dishes on 'Deadbeat'

Wednesday April 9, 2014
iha-aliya-naumoff.jpgCheck out our new interview with former Smashing Pumpkins/current A Perfect Circle guitarist James Iha! He's the man behind the music for Hulu's original series "Deadbeat," a comedic twist on modern ghost stories. We talk about haunted happenings and whether there's hope for an OG Pumpkins reunion come their probable Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2016.

Photo courtesy Aliya Naumoff

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