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  • Joni Mitchell fans sending good vibes to hospitalized singer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell's famous fans are voicing their support and worry for the folk song icon while she is hospitalized in Los Angeles.

    Associated Press51 mins ago
  • Stream Plain White T's on Yahoo Live Again!

    Tune in on April 1 to watch Plain White T’s perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! It’s been years since the Plain White T’s kicked off their career in the Chicago suburbs, playing a mix of pop, punk, and melody-driven rock & roll in basements and clubs across the metro area. “After years, we finally get to…

    Yahoo Music
  • Rock in Rio USA organizers offer peek at festival site

    Rock in Rio USA organizers say their Las Vegas music festival set for May 8-9 and May 15-16 will come with premium experiences unseen at other festivals, along with some Sin-City-style indulgences. Officials ...

    Associated Press
  • Plain White T's Take a 'Pause' and Go Indie

    "We really have no idea what we're doing, so I'm sure we're going to make some mistakes along the way. It's a trial-and-error process, but it's super-exciting. It's definitely reinvigorating for the band.

    Live Nation
  • Sinatra centenary marked with new documentary

    Frank Sinatra tells his life story in his own words in a new documentary released this week as part of a year-long celebration to mark what would have been the singer's 100th birthday. The two-part "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All", which centres around Sinatra's 1971 retirement concert, uses old…

    Reuters
  • Can Tidal 'reestablish value of music' or just pad coffers of mega-stars?

    Jay-Z wants to reclaim the music industry for musicians. The hip-hop mogul released his plan to revamp the way that consumers stream music via a star-studded press conference Monday promoting the premium music streaming service Tidal.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Curbed National: OK Go's New Furniture Ad is as Trippy as Their Music Videos

    Screenshot via Youtube Alternative rock band OK Go recently lent their talent for quirky over-the-top music videos to a Chinese furniture company, resulting in what may be the most fun and elaborate furniture commercial ever. This 1:46 ad for Red...

    Curbed Detroit
  • Check this out: Years & Years' sadcore dance pop

    Years and Years are a gift to those who love absolutely massive pop hooksThe trio won the BBC's Sound of 2015 poll (previous winners include Ellie Goulding, Haim, and Sam Smith). Though they only played a short set, Olly Alexander's falsetto was just as gorgeous live as it is on their EP Y & Y —…

    The Verge
  • Ingrid Michaelson Opens Up About New Music After Losing Mom: 'I Have a Different Mind Now'

    Ingrid Michaelson is getting candid. The 35-year-old is already gearing up for a follow-up to last year's Lights Out, which could be her most personal album to date. "I'm going through a lot in my life, a lot of changes," she told ETonline at South By Southwest, where she was hosting the Palladia…

    ETonline
  • Lana Del Rey Recruits Grimes for 'Endless Summer' Tour

    Lana Del Rey has recruited Grimes as a support act for her previously announced 2015 tour, now dubbed "Endless Summer." The artful electro-pop singer will open for Del Rey at 10 shows – including a newly added June 9th gig in Mansfield, Massachusetts – beginning May 28th in Noblesville, Indiana and…

    Rolling Stone
  • Why Do I Love This Mopey, Whiny Man?

    Tobias Jesso Jr., a whiny man to love. Photo: Robin Marchant/ By Maggie Lange Recently a friend glared at the speakers by my couch, narrowed his eyes, and accused the speakers of playing Billy Joel in my home. “It’s not Billy Joel,” I assured him, and myself. “It’s Tobias Jesso Jr.” Tobias Jesso…

    Yahoo Style
  • David Duchovny joins pantheon of actor-turned-musicians

    David Duchovny, best known for his starring roles in "The X-Files" and "Californication," has announced he's got a debut album on the way, the latest in a long line of actors to take the leap into music. Duchovny is something of a Renaissance man already, having published his debut novel, "Holy…

    AFP Relax News
  • Rodent romance: male mice use 'love songs' to woo their women

    By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs. I'd like to know," Paul McCartney sings in his 1976 song "Silly Love Songs." Mice might agree. "I do think there is more going on with animal communication than we humans have been attuned to," Duke…

    Reuters
  • Microsoft previews new Music and Video apps for Windows 10

    Microsoft will be the first to admit its upcoming Music and Video apps for PC -- which both drop the Xbox branding -- aren't polished enough to replace current ones just yet. But, if you're already testing ...

    Engadget
  • Tidal May Live Or Die On One Thing, And It’s Not High-Fidelity Sound

    Jay Z launched a new music streaming service, Tidal, this week with a somewhat bizarre press conference. The service appears to bring two main things to the table: Tidal has direct financial connections to very popular artists. It’s selling itself as a purveyor of high-fidelity music. Existing…

    FiveThirtyEight
  • Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

    LONDON (AP) — Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died of cancer Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75.

    Associated Press
  • 5 Seconds of Summer Confirm Tour Dates with Hey Violet

    Get ready to rock! 5 Seconds of Summer will hit the road this summer with L.A. band Hey Violet. The foursome will open for 5SOS on their Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour, which kicks off in May.

    Billboard