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Nate Dogg Getting New Tombstone Similar to Eazy-E

Nate Dogg is getting a fancy new tombstone on his grave ... designed by the same guy who just gave Eazy-E's final resting place...

Jenny Hval: The Practice of Love – ambient therapy

(Sacred Bones)Devotees of the determinedly left-field Norwegian Jenny Hval may be gently thrown by her seventh album. Her last, Blood Bitch, tackled themes of...

Show of Hands: Battlefield Dance Floor review – folk stalwarts keep it fresh

(Proper)For anyone aspiring to longevity in popular music, the west country duo of Steve Knightley and Phil Beer offer valuable lessons. The pair got...

Charli XCX: Charli review – deep and sweet, and her best yet

(Atlantic)British pop auteur Charlotte Aitchison has been based in the belly of the beast – the US – for some years now, trying to...

Pixies: Beneath the Eyrie review – workaday once again

(BMG)Revered bands re-forming for live dates is one thing. However, with a few honourable exceptions – the Go-Betweens, Sleater-Kinney , more recently the Futureheads...

Brandi Carlile making moves to combat ‘systemic’ inequality in country music

Brandi Carlile recently formed a new group called The Highwomen as a way of tackling the problem.

Rihanna: ‘The world needs to deal with how special I am’

The singer made the comments at a recent charity bash.

Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover 2 Silver Jews Songs in Scotland

He paid tribute to the late David Berman at a show in Glasgow

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Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies aged 75

The Cars were one of the biggest bands of the 1980s and the front-runner of the new wave movement.

Weezer Pay Tribute to the Cars’ Ric Ocasek, Who Produced the Blue Album

Nile Rodgers, Courtney Love, Brandon Flowers, and more honored the late power pop and new wave icon

The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Dead at 75

Ric Ocasek -- the frontman and lead singer of the rock band The Cars -- has died. Police say Ocasek was discovered unresponsive Sunday...

The Cars’ Ric Ocasek Dead at 75

The frontman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted new wave band also produced albums for Weezer, Bad Brains, and more