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  • Cat's Got Their Tongues: Grumpy Cat Rocks the 'American Idol' Top 6

    Wednesday's top six theme on "American Idol" was "A Little Bit Country and a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll" — because, you know, nothing ropes in those all-important younger viewers like a Donny & Marie reference! The bigger draw was no doubt Internet sensation Grumpy Cat, scowling in a way that could…

    Reality Rocks
  • Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

    Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances. Kellin was with the New Orleans Ragtime ...

    Associated Press
  • String Cheese Incident, 'Song in My Head': Exclusive Album Premiere

    Over the last several years, Colorado-based jamband String Cheese Incident have returned with a new album and creative groove.

  • Flashback: Leonard Cohen's Miraculous Resurrection in 2008

    The Fredericton Playhouse in New Brunswick, Canada seats just 709 people. It usually doesn't manage to book shows bigger than children's entertainer Raffi or a local production of Guys and Dolls, but [...]

    Rolling Stone
  • WATCH: Spain’s official World Cup anthem may be the worst music video you’ve ever seen

    So bad you have to see it. That's the only was to describe Spain's official World Cup anthem.

    NBC Sports
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    The 5 Most Self-Indulgent Albums EVER! (5 photos)

    Self-indulgence is a rock rite of passage for many musicians. Every generation has a bunch of artists who decide to make an album (or two or three) that's nearly indecipherable to anyone except the band and their followers. These records have one or more of the following hallmarks: 1) Lyrics with…

    Yahoo Music
  • Watch a group of drones play music in a somewhat terrifying video

    When drones aren't narrowly avoiding our heads or generally making us wary of their possibly sinister intentions, they can play a decent tune. A new video from a robotics company created what's possibly the world's first drone jam band.

    The Week (RSS)
  • Soon-To-Be National Hero Snaps 'Super Mario' Theme Song

    Keeping with the tradition of obtaining talents that have no use besides being awesome, YouTube user Emil Axelsson appears to have learned to "play" the Super Mario theme song using only fingersnaps. We have no idea how he does it, how long it took him to learn or if it's even real (to be honest),…

    Huffington Post
  • Preview 'Red Rain' From Peter Gabriel's Theatrical Concert Event

    Peter Gabriel has never been an artist that's spent much time looking backwards, but in 2012 he decided to hit the road and play his 1986 landmark album SO in its entirety, even reforming the original[...]

    Rolling Stone
  • Mobile tie-ups hit right note for music streaming services

    If it is true that music be the food of love, mobile phone networks across the globe must be giddy with the stuff. In Europe, Asia and Latin America, telecoms groups are bundling music streaming services ...

    Financial Times
  • Chance the Rapper Explains Illness, Cancels More Shows

    Two days after being hospitalized and missing last weekend's Coachella set, Chance the Rapper's team has posted an update on his condition and revealed the cause of his illness to be "a combination of[...]

    Rolling Stone
  • Kass: Money Doesn't Talk, It Swears

    How Bob Dylan's message in 'It's Alright, Ma' applies to the investment business.
  • Malians who sang out against conflict get Songlines honours

    By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Malian ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate, whose album "Jama Ko" urged his countrymen to stand together just as Mali erupted in conflict, has won the Best Artist accolade in the annual awards for world music magazine Songlines.    Tuareg band Tamikrest, who decried…

  • Kevin Sharp Remembered By Fellow Country Artists Wayne Warner, Jimmy Fortune

    The passing of country musician Kevin Sharp has not only impacted his devoted fanbase, but also his fellow artists. Here, country acts Wayne Warner and Jimmy Fortune share memories on working with the late Sharp.

  • WGN America's 'Salem' Enlists Marilyn Manson for Opening Titles (Video)

    The metal singer joins series composer Tyler Bates in collaborating on "Cupid Carries a Gun" for the new series' credits, debuting during its second episode.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Taking a New Look at '80s New Wave

    Vince Clarke, Bright Light Bright Light and other musicians celebrate Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein's 'Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s.'

    The Wall Street Journal
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    Sir Paul McCartney To Close Out Candlestick With Concert

    More than four decades after The Beatles performed their last concert at Candlestick Park, Sir Paul McCartney will perform at the stadium one more time before it’s demolished. Mike Sugerman reports. (4/24/14)

    CBS Local
  • Beats Music Is Top Downloaded iTunes Music App

    Beats Music, which switched on the ability for listeners to buy subscriptions to the service within its iOS app on Sunday, has climbed up the iTunes charts in recent days.

  • 'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

    By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter. The ...

    Associated Press
  • Music Review: Spidey enhanced by Zimmer soundtrack

    Various Artists, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack" (Columbia Records/Madison Gate Records)

    Associated Press