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Paul McCartney – McCartney III

Paul McCartney spent his lockdown this spring creating music that he liked. The Beatle set out to record a bunch of music at his home studio for the sake of making music as a hobby rather than as his job. That music has ended up becoming his eighteenth solo album McCartney III. Inspired by the global pandemic, McCartney wrote and recorded everything […]

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Icon For Hire’s Ariel Bloomer on creativity, turning pain into art, and being true to herself in the music industry

Icon For Hire is a band whose path reflects its members’ independent streak — a duo consisting of vocalist Ariel Bloomer and guitarist Shawn Jump. Forming in 2007 and originally hailing from Decatur, IL, the band was signed to Tooth and Nail Records from 2009-2015, after which they ended the partnership citing creative differences.

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Lacey Sturm on why she’s never written a love song, life after Flyleaf, and the “freedom” rock music brings her

After amicably departing from Flyleaf in 2012 to concentrate on her family, some may have forgotten about ex frontwoman Lacey Sturm, whose trademark screams,  high notes, and astounding lyrical acumen made her a mainstay in the alternative subculture of the early aughts. Today, she continues to serve as a force to be reckoned with in alternative rock in 2020.

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Taylor Swift – Folklore

Taylor Swift has spent the best part of her career defying all odds. From her humble beginnings as the darling of country to her more recent successes in the world of pop, she’s very much incapable of putting out anything short of stunning.