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Ephorize Brings Rap Diva CupcakKe into the Mainstream

CupcakKe Ephorize (Self-released) At just twenty years old, über sex-positive, body-positive Chicago-based rapper CupcakKe (born Elizabeth Eden Harris) has garnered a massive and...

Felix and the Future’s New Album, Holy Hands Vol. 2 is Trippy and Tuneful

Felix and the Future Holy Hands Vol. 2 (Self-released) Blending past-embracing tribal imagery with future-facing space age sound, Felix and the Future’s music spins stories...

P!nk Takes Her Beautiful Trauma Tour on the Road

“I forgot the words; S**t!” That was P!nk’s reaction to fumbling the lyrics of her 2006 hit, “Who Knew” during a recent concert at Madison Square Garden. It’s this...

Lepore: Scenemaker Amanda Lepore Takes Her Music Back to the Future

Amanda Lepore LEPORE. (Self-released) The unmistakable trans nightlife personality returns with a new EP of sexy, flirty tunes inspired by her travels around the world. Lepore...

Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch are “The Best of Friends” at Café Carlyle

It’s possible that Linda Lavin, Billy Stritch and company are having too much fun to sing one song at a time in their delightful new residency. Linda Lavin pauses for a moment...

Get Lost in Matt Palmer’s Newest Collection of Love Songs

Matt Palmer Get Lost (Self-released) The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s new EP gorgeously chronicles the ebbs and flows of newfound love. In the style of recent Beyoncé...

Save While You Thrill to Another Amazing Season with the LA Philharmonic

Whether you’ve never seen the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, or you’re a diehard patron, this season promises to be the most exciting yet. Right now the LA...

Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods Brings R&B Down Home

Justin Timberlake Man of the Woods (RCA Records) Reuniting with the likes of Timbaland, Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes and acclaimed blues singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton,...

Moby Emerges from Seclusion with Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt

Moby Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt (Mute Records) By turns Haunting and filled with despair, the latest release from Moby beautifully tackles the brokenness of...

NYC Gets Kylie Minogue; Aussies Thrill to Cher’s Appearance at Gay Mardi Gras

First came marriage equality down under. Now, just when we could all use more cultural exchange, New York will be getting Kylie Minogue for Pride and Sydney gets Cher....

Kimbra’s Newest Album Delivers Raw Emotion and the Beats of Her “Primal Heart”

Kimbra Primal Heart (Warner Bros.) Best known as the vocalist on Gotye’s inescapable mega-hit, “Somebody that I Used to Know,” New Zealand-based songstress Kimbra fully...

John Lloyd Young: A Young Voice, an Old Soul Takes the Café Carlyle Stage

Tony Award-winning crooner John Lloyd Young brought a Goodfellas bonhomie to the Café Carlyle Tuesday night, and his audience couldn’t have loved it more....