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Craig Rosen is a Los Angeles-based writer/editor who has contributed to Billboard, Yahoo Music and AARP The Magazine, among other outlets. He’s also the author of R.E.M. Inside Out: The Story Behind Every Song and the Billboard Book of Number One Albums. You can find him on Twitter: @CraigRosen.
The Psychedelic Furs Return to Post-Punk Glory

The Psychedelic Furs Return to Post-Punk Glory

Frontman Richard Butler on the band’s triumphs, missteps and stellar new album, ‘Made of Rain’ — the Furs’ first studio record in nearly three decades.

Adult Pop: A Lost Art?

Adult Pop: A Lost Art?

Is the generation gap within pop’s potential audience wider than ever?

The Country Soul of Swamp Dogg

The Country Soul of Swamp Dogg

How a septuagenarian R&B great went from relative obscurity to a late-career renaissance.

The New Interpreters: Singer-Songwriters Find Comfort in Covers

The New Interpreters: Singer-Songwriters Find Comfort in Covers

Featuring Juliana Hatfield, Mercury Rev and Ben Lee.

R.E.M.’s ‘Monster’ Revisited, 25 Years Later

R.E.M.’s ‘Monster’ Revisited, 25 Years Later

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck remembers one of his group’s classic albums.

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