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One Year After ‘Liquor Store,’ Remi Wolf Talks Sobriety

Click here to read the full article. Remi Wolf’s debut album Juno is an exhilarating introduction to the California artist’s psychedelic mind. In the latest installment of the Green Room — filmed ahead of her set at Lollapalooza in Chicago — she talks about how sobriety influenced her approach to music-making. Following the success of her project I’m Allergic To Dogs, which featured the TikTok hit “Photo ID,” Remi Wolf entered rehab. “Liquor Store,” her lead single from Juno, was the first song she recorded after returning to Los Angeles to begin composing her debut project. She says the track was...
CHICAGO, IL
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RS Recommends: The Best Keyboard Pianos Under $500

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Darryl Hunt, Longtime Pogues Bassist and Songwriter, Dead at 72

Click here to read the full article. Darryl Hunt, the longtime bassist and occasional songwriter for the legendary Anglo-Irish punk outfit the Pogues, died Monday, Aug. 8. He was 72. The Pogues confirmed Hunt’s death on Instagram Tuesday, Aug. 9, writing “We are saddened beyond words. Our Darryl passed away yesterday afternoon in London.” No cause of death was given. A line from one of the songs Hunt wrote for the Pogues, “Love You ’Till the End,” was also included in the post: “I know you want to hear me catch my breath/I love you till the end.” View this post...
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No More Connection Drops: Google’s Pixel Buds Pro Give Apple Serious Competition

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Kim Kardashian Is Making Earbuds Now (They’re Nude-Tone, Natch)

Click here to read the full article. Kim Kardashian is expanding her empire — this time throwing her nude-colored hat in the tech game with a trio of Beats Fit Pro earbuds. The “Beats x Kim” collection, as it’s called, reimagines the Beats Fit Pro earbuds in three quintessentially-Kim colors: Moon (light), Dune (medium), and Earth (deep). Just like Kardashian’s clothing brand, SKIMS, the Kim K Special Edition Fit Pro earbuds modernize the headphone space with minimal colors, and let wearers “express their identity through color by creating monochromatic or contrasted looks,” per Beats. Available for starting on Tuesday, August 16 at...
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Snoop Dogg Wants Out of Lawsuit Linked to Drakeo the Ruler’s Fatal Stabbing

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The Furry Community Is Struggling to Snuff Out Far-Right Agitators

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RS Recommends: Here Are The Best Soccer Leagues & Tournaments to Watch Right Now

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IRS Must Hand Trump’s Tax Returns Over to House Committee, Court Rules

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