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Calvin Harris keeps jock jams pumping on 'Motion'
Calvin Harris keeps jock jams pumping on 'Motion'

An architect as well as a beneficiary of the mainstream EDM boom, Calvin Harris has spent much of this year dominating music festivals around the world, including Coachella, where he dramatically outdrew higher-billed rock bands like Muse and Arcade Fire. So you can understand why the Scottish DJ’s fourth studio album is full of muscled electro-house anthems that seem designed to be blasted across crowded polo fields throughout 2015. (Spoiler alert: They will be.) In “Blame” the English singer John Newman works his throaty growl during the verse but then gets out of the way of a bludgeoning beat in the chorus; Ellie Goulding does much of the same in “Outside,”...

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