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4/17/20
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Alex McLevy
Baraka Kaseko
Randall Colburn
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There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist, and if you like what you hear, we encourage you to purchase featured artists’ music

4/15/20
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Today, us A.V. Club folks are very excited to be premiering a new video feature titled AVC Sessions: House Shows, a series where we’ll invite some of our favorite artists to perform a show you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. For the first installment, we invited Julia Steiner—the singer and guitarist

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4/9/20
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Erik Adams
Marah Eakin
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When someone mentions Fountains Of Wayne, most Americans likely think of one song, “Stacy’s Mom.” And that makes sense. The Grammy-nominated 2004 single is the band’s only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at 21 and becoming certified gold. But Fountains of Wayne—whose co-founder and bassist Adam

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3/24/20
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On April 5, 1986, French singer Serge Gainsbourg told Whitney Houston on live TV that he wanted to fuck her. Looking like a severely bee-stung Thom Yorke with eyelids heavy enough to dam a river, Gainsbourg slurred the come-on in unmistakable English in front of a live studio audience on Michel Drucker’s Champs-Élysées

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3/17/20
8:00 AM
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Had this been a normal year, right about now we’d be talking about our extremely excellent SXSW 2020 party that would’ve taken place last night in Austin, Texas. We invited a bunch of our favorite bands, and—in our own humble opinion—thought it was one of the best bills we could imagine. But this is not a normal

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