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Concert Review: Queen + Adam Lambert are the Champions of the World Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert are back in action and ready to rock cities across the United States and Canada all summer long. Once again, original members Brian May and Roger Taylor are joined by American singer (of American Idol fame) Adam Lambert to perform two hours’ worth of the iconic British band’s greatest hits. I first saw […]

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Kesha Has Us ‘Praying’ for More With Her Latest Track

Kesha is back. With little fanfare, on Thursday Kesha announced her new album Rainbow and, along with it, released her first new song in four years.

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Concert Review: Lady Antebellum Owns the Night on Their ‘You Look Good World Tour’

A sold-out crowd at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage could only mean one thing: country superstars, Lady Antebellum returned to their honorary Canadian roots for a memorable, fun-filled show that certainly delivered. Since filming the music video for their breakthrough hit, “Need You Know” in 2009 at the King Edward Hotel, the Nashville, Tennessee band has had […]

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Concert Review: John Legend Gives Love and Light on Darkness and Light Tour

John Legend is a provider of music therapy at its finest. With his soothing and soulful voice, his calm and wise manner of speaking to his audience, his easy and smooth stage presence, and his emotional and thoughtful songs, he delivers an uplifting and unforgettable show that elevates the concert experience for those lucky enough […]

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New Music Friday: June 2, 2017

This week was a big one for new music and so, instead of our usual review of one album, we decided to start a new tradition here at The Hudsucker by highlighting some of the best albums and singles that come out every week and that you should definitely have on your radar for the soundtrack to your […]

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Album Review: Betty Who’s ‘The Valley’ is the Album of the Summer

Every year, music critics and listeners alike debate, what the song of the summer will be. Will it be that hit you can’t get out of your head like Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”? Or will it be more introspective like ex-One Directioner Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times”? Or maybe something more literal, like […]

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Album Review: Colton Dixon Reveals His ‘Identity’ on New Album

It’s very difficult to go through the experience of being on television in front of millions of people, be thrust into the music industry to churn out a record and remain true to oneself. It’s challenging enough to do this in the world we are living in — to not only  uphold your own values […]

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Our Top Picks for the Best Music Videos of 2016

There’s no denying that 2016 was quite a year, especially in the world of music. Yet, ever since the dawn of MTV and “video killing the radio star,” music videos have been an experimental zone of innovative and originality for a slew of artists to best illustrate their beliefs and make a statement on our climate […]

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Our Top Picks for the Best Albums of 2016

In what might be a major sigh of relief around the world, 2016 is finally wrapping up. But one of the better things to come out of this past year was its amazing release of albums every single week. With a year of surprising headlines and shock came along with it a trend of musical releases from […]

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The Best of 2016 Christmas Albums

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means it’s now socially acceptable to start playing holiday-themed music as you countdown to December 25! From fresh takes on traditional classics to the introduction of new contemporary originals, there’s never a shortage of creativity when it comes to introducing new Christmas songs to the music listener’s repertoire. With the […]

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Album Review: The Voice’s Barrett Baber Stands out In ‘A Room Full of Fighters’

If you’ve ever wondered what country music is all about, you could have tuned into the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards last week and you would have figured it out pretty quickly. Alternatively, you could listen to Barrett Baber’s album “A Room Full of Fighters” and you’d get the same impression. The country […]

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OneRepublic’s New Album Makes Fans Say ‘Oh My My’

It’s only natural for a foodie and music lover like me to compare the two: Imagine you’re at a restaurant you’ve never been to. They bring you the menu and you see your favorite dish on it: fettuccine alfredo. You order it because you know, roughly, what you’re going to get. No surprises. They bring […]

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Concert Review: The Future is Now with Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas

On August 25th, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas brought their Future Now Tour to Rogers Arena in Vancouver. This package deal of a concert starring the two young pop singers’ promised to be a treat for joint fans of the dynamic duo, reviving nostalgia from their Camp Rock origins and showcasing their developed artistry in the present day.

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Concert Review: Kacey Musgraves Sparkles on The Rhinestone Revue

On August 2nd, The Kacey Musgraves Country & Western Rhinestone Revue tour made a stop at the historic Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. For one spectacular (and very sparkly) evening, the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter showcased that enthralling blend of classic country-inspired sounds and progressively thought-provoking lyrics which has made the country renegade the one to watch out for within the traditionally conservative […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: July 2016

With summer holidays in full swing, it feels like the months are flying by, but Idol‘s cast of alumni is busier than ever with new albums, new music videos, and other news so let’s get right down to it.

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