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Aluna of AlunaGeorge Announces Solo Album Renaissance, Shares “Get Paid”: Stream

AlunaGeorge frontwoman Aluna Francis is finally stepping out of her electropop group’s spotlight. Today, the pop star has announced her debut solo album as Aluna. It’s called Renaissance and it’s due out August 28th via Diplo‘s label Mad Decent. Renaissance spans 14 tracks in total, including Aluna’s debut solo single, “Body… Please click the link below …

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Julianna Barwick: Healing Is a Miracle review – balm for the soul

(Ninja Tune)The Louisiana-born musician’s ambient fourth album is a ravishing affair The aural equivalent of a Mark Rothko painting, the work of Louisiana-born, Brooklyn-based Julianna Barwick loops her voice in layers of soft, radiant texture to build an effect of sacred-feeling simplicity. Her fourth album is inspired by a return to instinct. If it feels …

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Rufus Wainwright: Unfollow the Rules review – a return to sumptuous basics

(BMG)Wainwright’s 10th studio album is a lush, engaging study in domestic bliss After almost a decade working in other fields – most notably on his second opera and a project putting Shakespeare’s sonnets to music – Rufus Wainwright has recorded his first straightforwardly pop album since 2012’s Out of the Game. Whereas that record, produced …

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Brie Larson Covers Ariana Grande’s “Be Alright” in Stripped-Down Performance: Watch

Captain Marvel just might be the biggest Ariana Grande stan in Hollywood. Last year, Brie Larson covered “My Everything” and “God Is a Woman”. Now, she’s back with a new spin on another Grande classic: “Be Alright”. The breakout single from Grande’s 2016 album Dangerous Woman is light and catchy, and… Please click the link below …

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Donna Missal: Lighter review – progressive torch singer sounds strangely retro

(Harvest Records)The second album by singer-songwriter Missal continues to explore her biggest rock/pop influences: Sheryl, Shania and Stevie New Jersey singer-songwriter Donna Missal has supported both King Princess and Lewis Capaldi on tour, and fans of both will find something to enjoy in her strident queer torch songs. Missal, 29, was evidently raised on traditional …

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