The Clark Sisters in August, performing an online concert from a church stage in Detroit. Left to right: Elbernita "Twinkie" Clark, Jacky Clark Chisholm, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Karen Clark Sheard.
The rapper Drakeo the Ruler titled his latest album after the prison phone service provider GTL, whose lines he used to record it, leaving a trail to follow the money through a controversial industry.
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From left: Randy Bewley, Curtis Crowe, Vanessa Briscoe Hay and Michael Lachowski. Over two albums and a handful of singles released from 1979-1983, Pylon's music roared with a danceable chaos.
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Nashville star Ruston Kelly surprised fans with the 2019 release Dirt Emo Vol. 1, which puts his own spin on the cult hit "Teenage Dirtbag." His second studio album, Shape & Destroy, is out Aug. 28.
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"The stuff that used to ring true still does in a way and also doesn't anymore," says Phil Elverum. "The big, huge question I tried to think about with this giant song was mainly how to encompass these contradictions."
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Tenor Jonas Kaufmann, with pianist Helmut Deutsch, in recital at a Baroque abbey in Bavaria. The performance was part of the Metropolitan Opera's new live streaming series.