What’s so funny?: 25 singers cracking up at their own songs

Singers laugh for various reasons, not all of them sincere. Take, for instance, the laugh that closes out Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”—a giggle some people find so fake, they made their own fan edits just to cut it out. There is intentional laughter, layered in to create a wild, maniacal atmosphere (“Thriller,” “

Here’s what’s coming to record stores and streaming services in March

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out

Bob Dylan, Chance The Rapper, The Weeknd headline fan-curated Firefly Music Festival

As has been pointed out many times, most music festivals tend to pull from a similar crop of bands, often making it seem as if they are all the same. And while there’s some truth to that, the announcement of Dover, Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival certainly elicited some sideways glances. For one, Bob Dylan is one of…

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