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Album Review: Phillip Phillips Gives His All With ‘Collateral’

What a name, what a talent! Phillip Phillips, the artist with the unforgettable name and undeniable talent, is back and better than ever. The singer-songwriter-guitarist, who rose to fame as the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol, is a fighter. From battling through health issues during his Idol run to holding 19 Entertainment […]

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Our Top Picks for the Best Albums of 2017

A lot went down in the past 12 months, that it’s kind of hard to remember what life sounded like before it. But this year presented a discography from a number of artists that was full of emotion, fury and resistance. In what might be a major sigh of relief around the world, 2017 is […]

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The Best New Christmas Albums of 2017

Now that the turkey has been gobbled down and the Black Friday shopping frenzy has calmed down, the countdown to the days leading up to Christmas officially begins! As you start to get into the holiday spirit by decorating your home, trimming the tree, and wrapping presents for your loved ones, you’re gonna need a […]

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Concert Review: Al Stewart Brings His ‘Year of the Cat’ Tour to Edmonds

It’s rare to be able to hear one of your favorite albums played live all the way through, but I was lucky enough to experience this when British folk musician Al Stewart brought his Year of the Cat tour to the Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, Washington on Friday night. Joined by Chicago area […]

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Concert Review: Gavin DeGraw Strips Down for the Raw Tour

On October 14th, Gavin DeGraw brought his Raw Tour to the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, Canada.

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Lorde, Alessia Cara and Liam Payne Bring the Party to iHeartRadio Beach Ball Vancouver

On Sept. 3, headliners Lorde, Alessia Cara and Liam Payne had fun in the sun for the iHeartRadio Beach Ball at the PNE Amphitheatre during The Fair at the PNE. Presented by Virgin Radio, the first night of the inaugural two-day summer music festival in Vancouver featured a line-up of artists making waves in the […]

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Concert Review: David Cook Rocks the Pacific Northwest

David Cook is currently on tour in support of a forthcoming EP and his new single “Gimme Heartbreak.” Over nine years removed from his American Idol win, Cook plays shows steadily throughout the year, though this is the first time he’s been back to the Pacific Northwest since 2015. Playing a show in Seattle on August […]

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Concert Review: Lady Gaga Opens Joanne World Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver's legion of Little Monsters were lucky to witness the sold-out opening night of Mother Monster Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on August 1st. Details of the tour were kept tightly under wraps up until the evening of the concert, so as the songs, costumes and other production elements were […]

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Concert Review: Ed Sheeran Brings Hits Together on Divide Tour

After traveling across Europe and Latin America, Ed Sheeran has brought his massively successful Divide Tour to North America. The down-to-earth and in-demand English singer-songwriter performed a sold-out concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on July 28th. With a setlist full of his hits from the last six years of his astronomical career, the folk-pop […]

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Concert Review: Bruno Mars Strikes Gold with 24K Magic World Tour

After dazzling Europe this past spring, Bruno Mars brought his 24K Magic World Tour to Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada on July 26th for the first of two sold-out arena concerts. The consummate performer never ceases to blow audiences away with his live performance offerings—be it at the Super Bowl half-time show or during awards […]

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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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