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Oh hey, the Azealia Banks album you’ve been waiting for is out now

Even though a handful of songs on Azealia Banks' “Broke With Expensive Taste” are old news, they fit right in and haven’t gotten stale over the last few years.

This week in surprise releases: The Azealia Banks album you’ve been waiting for, “Broke With Expensive Taste,” is out right now.



Residual Kid signs to Sire/Warner, thanks Denver for support

Residual Kid performs at 3 Kings Tavern during the Underground Music Showcase on July 25, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com

After getting its start playing shows between its hometown of Austin and its adopted hometown of Denver, teenage rock group Residual Kid has signed to Warner-owned record label Sire.



Listen: One Direction shares new song, “Ready to Run,” after Twitter power play

One Direction and 5SOS @ Pepsi Center by John Leyba

After asserting its dominance over Twitter, One Direction shared the new track, “Ready to Run.” Listen here.



UPDATED: AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd accused of trying to arrange deaths

New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed. (AP Photo/Bay Of Plenty Times via The New Zealand Herald, George Novak) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

The drummer for rock band AC/DC on Thursday was accused of trying to arrange two killings.



Nickelback (yes that Nickelback) is playing Red Rocks (yes that Red Rocks) next year

Nickelback

Nickelback is playing Red Rocks on July 7. International flights for that week are really quite cheap this far in advance.



These are the 20 catchiest songs of all time, study says

Spice Girls will take on London's West End in December. Photo by Emile Wamsteker, AP.

A study shows that Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” tops the list of 20 catchiest songs of all time.



Denver hip-hop artists react to election results

Wheelchair Sports Camp performs at Lost Lake Lounge on March 9, 2014. Photo by Michael McGrath, heyreverb.com.

Jonny 5 of Flobots, Kalyn Heffernan from Wheelchair Sports Camp and more Denver hip-hop artists react to the 2014 elections.



Listen: Kendrick Lamar freestyles over Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off”

Summer Jam 2014

Mark your calendars, Nov. 5, 2014 is the day that Kendrick Lamar rapped over a Taylor Swift song.



Hi-Dive celebrates 11 years of holding down South Broadway indie scene

Hi-Dive celebrates 11 years of holding down South Broadway indie scene

A dozen-plus local and national bands are helping South Broadway mainstay the Hi-Dive celebrate 11 years on the indie scene.



Taylor Swift breaks records with “1989”

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

Taylor Swift’s “1989” has sold more than 1 million copies in its first week, making Swift the first artist to do so three times.