Best New Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Love: Cash+David, French Horn Rebellion, and More

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images) There's something for everyone in this week's best new music recommendations, which range from the ultra sexy (well done, Kwesi K) to the super sweet (why hello, Arielle). As always, we've offered some illustrative comparisons to aid in the finding of your new jam.1. Sleigh Bells + Lorde = Cash+David This week's most exciting discovery is a London-based duo who, according to press materials, might describe themselves as "'Singing 'Like A Virgin' in a desert karaoke booth, with...Read Full Story

Best New Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Love: Snowbird, Frankie Rose, and More

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(Facebook)When you're on the hunt for new music, having a point of reference is essential. Once again, we're playing the comparison game in the name of musical exploration. Here now, the latest and greatest offerings.Cocteau Twins + Carole King = SnowbirdSnowbird's Stephanie Dosen describes the songs on the band's forthcoming LP moon as "night-time stories, forest-y and moonlit." The luscious, piano-driven "All Wishes Are Ghosts" fits this description, playing out like a hauntingly lovely...Read Full Story

How Does Shakira's 'Can't Remember to Forget You' Stack Up Against Rihanna's Best Features?

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(Instagram) Rihanna has faced some pretty negative press in the past year, what with her inability to be punctual, her questionable social media behavior and whatever that was with Chris Brown (best believe her publicist is thrilled that's over). But there's one thing that remains indisputable about her career: She's the queen of the guest feature. No one handles a hook like Rih. Not even BeyoncĂ©, who seems to find it physically impossible not to be the star of every show. So when Shakira...Read Full Story

Getting Started with Free iPod Music

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- if possible,differentiate between legal and illegal services - do we include sites that require a one-time membership fee, and then no cost to download anything? got an idea, comment it here (or just add it yourself!).Read Full Story