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Children Create an ABBA Christmas Special — Yes, Really — in ‘Little Things’ Video

A group of school children get in the Christmas spirit by putting on an ABBA special in the Swedish group’s new video for “Little Things,” off their recent album Voyage. The children’s special is a take on the digital concerts ABBA will perform in London next year, complete with motion …

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Le Tigre Reuniting for Festival Featuring the Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Phoebe Bridgers

Le Tigre are reuniting in 2022 for Goldenvoice’s newest festival, This Ain’t No Picnic, running Aug. 27 through 28 at California’s Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The fest lineup also includes the Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Phoebe Bridgers, IDLES, Courtney Barnett, Caroline Polachek, Honey Dijon, Four Tet x Floating …

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Haim Hilariously Update Adam Sandler’s ‘Hanukkah Song’

Haim have delivered a special Hanukkah treat with a new addition to Adam Sandler’s classic, ever-evolving “Hanukkah Song.”  The trio’s new verse features an array of famous Jewish celebrities, as well as a few unexpected ones. For instance, there’s Maya Rudolph followed by the National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner, as …

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Maggie Rose Releases Trippy Cover of Carole King’s ‘I Feel the Earth Move’

Maggie Rose regularly nods to her inspirations in her original recordings, bridging soul, rock, country, and funk alike on the 2021 album Have a Seat. Rose goes straight to one of the sources for a swirling, trippy cover of Rock Hall of Famer Carole King’s “I Feel the Earth Move” …

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‘The First Time’: Aespa Talks Inspiration From Fashion, Harry Styles, Grimes, Ariana Grande

South Korean pop group Aespa debuted in November 2020, but the rising stars didn’t let the pandemic get in the way of their dreams. Ever since, they’ve gone “Next Level,” becoming ambassadors for Givenchy, releasing their debut EP, Savage, in October, and performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade — the …

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Suspect in Murder of Jacqueline Avant Arrested After Shooting Self in Foot with AR-15: Police

A suspect armed with an AR-15 rifle has been arrested in the shocking home-invasion murder of Jacqueline Avant, the philanthropist and wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant who was fatally shot inside the couple’s Beverly Hills home early Wednesday morning. Aariel Maynor, 29, was taken into custody after he …

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Hulu Pulls Astroworld Documentary From Streaming Service Following Backlash

Hulu has pulled a documentary about the Astroworld tragedy hours after it appeared on the streaming service, quickly sparking a backlash over the timing of the special. On Wednesday, Dec. 1, Astroworld: Concert From Hell was uploaded onto Hulu with little fanfare or promotion; soon after, word of the insensitively …

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Hear How a Fifties Novelty Hit Influenced One of PJ Harvey’s Best Songs

A newly released demo of PJ Harvey’s “Let England Shake” offers a rare look into her songwriting process. The track begins with a loop of the vocal group the Four Lads’ 1958 novelty hit “Istanbul (Not Constantinople),” which runs underneath her entire song. Although the song’s influence echoed in the …

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