• Noel Gallagher Is Pretty Sure No One Besides Taylor Swift's Parents Thinks She's Talented

    Oasis alum and notoriously opinionated Brit Noel Gallagher dissed Taylor Swift in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, saying he doesn't think anyone besides her parents thinks she's talented

    Us Weekly
  • Listen to what gets lost when an MP3 is made

    The very first song to become an MP3 was Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Diner." A German engineer played the song over and over again as he tried to squeeze the song into a smaller size without changing its sound too much. The MP3 format can reduce the file size of a song as much as 10-fold, but in the…

    Vox.com
  • CMA Music Festival 2015 Announces Headliners

    Every summer, the CMA Music Festival takes over the clubs, conference halls and NFL football stadiums of downtown Nashville. It's like country music's own version of South by Southwest, with less BBQ buffets and more pedal steel guitar rigs.  Some of the best moments occur during the off-hours,…

    Rolling Stone
  • Ben & Jerry's Could One Day Sell Weed-Infused Ice Cream

    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield — better known as the ice cream wizards behind Ben & Jerry's — are open to the idea of a weed-infused flavor. The duo recently sat down with HuffPo Live and revealed that they have had "previous experience with substances" and are big fans of marijuana legalization.…

    Eater
  • Stream Meghan Trainor on Yahoo Live: Tonight, 6:15 p.m. PT!

    Tune in Mar. 4th to watch Meghan Trainor perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. When she was still in high school, singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor landed a deal with a Nashville music publishing company and started writing songs for artists from all corners of the music world. A…

    Yahoo Music
  • Sleater-Kinney and 2.5 Wave Feminism

    Last night, I saw my first riot grrrl concert when Sleater-Kinney took the stage in Pittsburgh for the first time in 19 years.The show was sold-out. It was good. My ears hurt. I recognized about half the songs after marathon listening sessions in the prior weeks. I didn't care when I didn't…

    Huffington Post
  • To LeAnn Rimes, Nothing Is Sacred

    We don't deserve this, but then again, we don't deserve a number of things that LeAnn Rimes does to us, so here it is: LeAnn did a cover of "Someone Like You," that beautiful song by the even more beautiful Adele. That's right, LeAnn Rimes did something that made us put her name in the same…

    Wochit
  • A Symphony for Cats

    A team of psychologists at the University of Wisconsin created custom music designed to appeal to cats by mixing beats that fall into the same frequency range that cats use to communicate with one another. The songs also have a tempo  similar to the beat that cats purr to. When researchers played…

    The Atlantic
  • Learn to Grill Steak From Illustrious Rapper Bun B

    The Houston rapper displays his grilling prowess at the rodeo cook-off.

    Eater Houston
  • Conductor Rattle coming home to lead Britain's LSO

    One of classical music's biggest names, British conductor Simon Rattle, is going home to lead the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), he said Tuesday, following news of his departure from the Berlin Philharmonic. The shaggy-haired 60-year-old will become music director at the LSO in September 2017,…

    AFP Relax News
  • Surprising Song Writers: Famous Artists Who Wrote Songs That Others Turned Into Chart Toppers

    What do The Shirelles' "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?," The Chiffons' "One Fine Day," Little Eva's "Loco-Motion," The Drifters' "Up on the Roof," Neil Sedaka's "Breaking Up is Hard to Do," and Bobby Vee's "Take Good Care of My Baby" all have in common? Many people don't realize that these hit…

    Huffington Post
  • Artiphon's Instrument 1 crams most of the music store in one gadget

    We first caught up with the folks behind Artiphon at NAMM 2013, and after taking the time to redesign its Instrument 1, the company is hoping to crowdfund the device. For those that may not remember, the ...

    Engadget
  • Steve McQueen Set to Direct Kanye West's 'All Day' Video

    Following several public appearances around the UK in support of his upcoming album So Help Me God, Kanye West gave a more intimate and private talk at the prestigious Oxford University on Monday afternoon. The rapper discussed classism in fashion and revealed that Steve McQueen, the director of…

    Rolling Stone
  • Photo Release -- Devon Allman Presents Friday Night Blues in Ameristar's Bottleneck Blues Bar

    ST. LOUIS -- Join us 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, as Ruf Recording artist, Devon Allman officially comes home to "his house," the Bottleneck Blues Bar (BBB) at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles, ...

    GlobeNewswire
  • Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Songs

    Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows in the Night. "He came to my house eight or six months ago and spent a few hours," the producer said in a recent interview with The Vancouver…

    Wochit
  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 2 via Facebook, ...

    Associated Press
  • Off topic: Spock on the money, underwear by the numbers, music evolution, Will Smith’s career

    In Canada, “spocking fives” in honor of Leonard Nimoy. In case you wanted to know, boxer briefs now make up 40 percent of U.S. men’s underwear sales. Did the Beatles start

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Ethio-jazz: burned to the ground but the beat goes on

    Heaps of twisted iron, piles of ash and a charred microphone are all that remains of Jazzamba, the iconic Addis Ababa nightclub that revived Ethiopian jazz after it all but disappeared under communist rule. The fire that destroyed the venue in January has left Ethiopia's vibrant and growing jazz…

    AFP
  • Andrew McMahon Honors Wife And Baby In Sweet New Music Video

    This music video might be one of the only mainstream rock projects to feature a diaper change and baby carrier.Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon rose to fame in the early 2000s as the lead vocalist and instrumentalist for popular rock bands Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate. This year, after…

    Huffington Post