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[Updated] I was sad to learn that soul legend Bobby Womack passed away Friday.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd sang “Sweet Home Alabama,” but other Alabaman bands have more ambiguous relationships with their home state.

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Our picks for the week's highlights include Amen Dunes, Justin Moore, Jarekus Singleton, and Cardinal Sons.

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Local and national musicians and comedians from a wide range of genres will come together July 17 at Tipitina's for

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Our favorite things this week include "Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection," The National's Bryce Dessner, and "Every Frame a Painting."

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Last week, I previewed Cut Copy’s show at the Joy Theater for

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"The Milky Way" is a new My Spilt Milk recurring feature.

“I’m really excited," says Hundred Waters vocalist Nicole Miglis.

“It’s a very emotional record. It’s about that higher love, but also literal love. The idea of love as generosity and devotion and selflessness.

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Thursday night at Gasa Gasa;The Eastern Sea put on a show that reminded people that a band's value is more th

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This Week's Soundtrack looks forward to this week in New Orleans, Voodoo, and soccer in Brazil.

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Our highlights for the upcoming week in New Orleans' nightlife include Big Freedia's album release party, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson's birthday, Cut Copy, Circa Survive, and Tim & Eric's Pusswhip Banggang.

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Recently, Foo Fighters made news when they played a show in Preservation Hall fo

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Recently, Kelcy Mae released 

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 At its best, Cut Copy's music tethers rhythmic focus to constant escalation, its layers somehow always capable of becoming bigger, bolder, bri

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Our Spotify playlist includes new music from Caribou, Bob Mould, and Wooden Wand, and looks ahead to shows by The Roots, Future, First Aid Kit and more.

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Our picks for the week include Deafheaven, Future, MxPx, and The Hawks of Holy Rosary.

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It’s not clear that the world needed another female vocalist singing jazz standards, and it’s really unclear that New Orleans was underserved in th


Los Angeles-based garage rock revivalists Allah-Las exemplify an aesthetic awareness that is deeply rooted in p

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This Week's Spotify Soundtrack looks forward to Cut Copy, Little Dragon, Nile Rodgers, and Paul McCartney, and includes remastered Led Zeppelin and new Lee Fields, Andrew Bird and Owen Pallett.

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Friday, country singer Nikki Lane brings a lot of rock 'n' roll attitude to

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Our highlights for the week in New Orleans include Nikki Lane, Rebirth, Little Dragon, the Creole Tomato Festival, and Bruno Mars.

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[Updated] West Bank Mike Doussan’s not going to blow an

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My review of Jack White’s show Tuesday at the Saenger is

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Recently, C.W. Cannon wrote at The Lens:

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[Updated] A recent issue of The Wire features ess

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“Every night is Friday night without you!” Rhett Miller of The Old 97’s cried out as the audience screamed and jumped. I heard the kind of fuck you song that made me feel impassioned and powerful in a way that I haven’t experienced since I first heard Cherub’s “XOXO” two years ago.