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Pure Pop Review | April 2023

Everything But the Girl’s 'Fuse' pulsates through pain and joy

The British duo’s first album in 24 years is one of its best — and a welcome portrait of togetherness amid isolation.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | December 2022

The legendary singer improvised in his studio, mixing a half-hour of beloved hits and inspirational messages.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | October 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda energizes Georgia’s Latino voters ahead of midterms

A day on the campaign trail with the playwright and composer


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | September 2022

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band promise decades of fun

Colin Hay and Steve Lukather talk about their experiences on the road with the beloved Beatle.


The New York Times | December 2019

Can a movie restore INXS's legacy?

A remastered concert film and a new documentary reposition the Australian band for the digital age.

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Pure Pop Review | July 2019

Howard Jones is
Transform-ing summer

The singer's timeless affirmations and wall-to-wall synthesizers fit seamlessly into 2019.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | March 2023

Jimmy Carter’s work for women’s rights is a lasting centerpiece of his legacy

He has hit his stride as a 21st-century advocate for women.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | November 2022

In a tight runoff race, Warnock turns up the music — with Dave Matthews

The singer joined Sen. Raphael Warnock in Atlanta, where musical activism looms large for Gen X.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | September 2022

Stacey Abrams and Brandi Carlile surprise audience at Alicia Keys’ Atlanta concert

Alicia Keys wowed a sold-out crowd at Atlanta's Chastain Park Friday night. 


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | August 2022

'Her Country' explores gender inequality and racial discrimination

Marissa R. Moss discusses her latest book


Pure Pop Review | October 2019

Mixing keyboard riffs and friends

Jon Regen's new album features members of the Police, the Rolling Stones, the Heartbreakers and more.


The Bitter Southerner | May 2019

Coming Up with
Paul McCartney

If Southern cities can be measured by the caliber of performers, then Greenville is ready for Paul McCartney.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | January 2023

Biden visit underscores MLK's legacy, Atlanta's prominence on global stage

Messages of unity from the pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | November 2022

U2 singer Bono praises R.E.M. and Georgia in new memoir

U2 first met R.E.M. on a European tour in 1985. 

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Pure Pop Review | September 2022

Duran Duran sparkles in the Hollywood rain

During a downpour, the British band lived up to its art rock, punk and funk influences.


NPR | Georgia Public Broadcasting | July 2022

Remembering Live Aid, the concert watched around the world

1.9 billion people tuned into the concert to fight famine in Ethiopia.


Atlanta Magazine | September 2019

'A Night of Georgia Music' is a clever revisitation

The oral history of a new rock and classical mashup featuring Mike Mills, Chuck Leavell, and Robert McDuffie.


 The Economist | May 2019

Why "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" endures

As well as an unusual, catchy melody, the song’s lyrics speak to the anxieties of every age.

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  The Atlantic  

How Atlanta Became the Backdrop for Futuristic Films

  Rolling Stone  

When Little Richard  Met Cee Lo


The Return of the 1990s Supermodel

  The Wall Street Journal  

John Mellencamp and Stephen King Make Terrifying Music


Neil Finn's Quiet Masterpiece


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