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Signals Over the Air: Ranking the ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Radio Stations

Grand Theft Auto V features 17 radio stations, 15 of them with diverse playlists curated by notable DJs making for a top-shelf airwaves experience.

10/14/2013

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Hot 100 Renegades: 5 Classic Songs That Were Never Hits

As Pete Seeger once said, “The right song at the right time can change history.” But what does history do when the right song comes at the wrong time?

09/13/2013

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10 Contemporary Country Songs That Tom Petty Needs To Hear

Tom Petty has a beef with country music. Or, at least, the current state of country, if comments he made to Rolling Stone this week are any indication.

08/07/2013

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Six Things We Learned About Rick Rubin

A couple of weeks ago, Black Sabbath‘s reunion album, 13–produced by Rick Rubin–topped the album charts.

07/01/2013

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5 Things Justin Bieber Could Learn From Janis Joplin

Pop star Justin Bieber collapsed during a performance at London’s O2 Arena last week (March 7), requiring medical attention and a brief hospital stay.

03/13/2013

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5 Great Oscar-Winning Songs Through The Years

Introduced at the 7th annual Academy Awards in 1934, the category of Best Original Song has seen its share of high times and lean years.

02/22/2013

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How Well Do You Remember 2012?

Obviously you haven’t forgotten “Gangnam Style” or NASA’s Curiosity rover landing on Mars. Who could ever forget wondering what the fiscal cliff is or Superstorm Sandy? But did you already forget about Texts from Hillary? […]

12/29/2012

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7 Bob Dylan Songs That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Love & Heartache

Really, everything you need to know on the subject of love and heartache can be taught by listening to Dylan.

12/14/2012

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Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.

09/21/2012

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5 Memorable Fictional Characters In Song Lyrics

There’s no rule that songwriters must write about themselves or even people they know. In fact, fictional character as song protagonist is a common trick. While the list is virtually endless, here are five of the most memorable fictional characters immortalized in music.

09/21/2012

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