• People are calling for a Beyoncé boycott after her Super Bowl song sent a harsh message to the police

    Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance of her new song "Formation" was met with acclaim...

    Business Insider
  • Lady Gaga's National Anthem sparks Super Bowl controversy

    It didn't take long for controversy to pop up in the Super Bowl. One of the more popular Super Bowl prop bets out there is how long the National Anthem will run. Lady Gaga decided she needed to emphasize "the brave" at the end of the song by repeating it.

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  • Check out this sample-filled Star Wars homage from Rick Rubin, Flying Lotus

    Legendary music producer Rick Rubin has teamed up with a crew of the world’s best music producers to create a Star Wars -themed record called Star Wars Headspace . The 15-track record, a few songs of which were leaked on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show this morning, will feature Star Wars…

    Digital Trends
  • Song Premiere: Hundred Handed Debuts ‘She Was the One’

    Drummer Drew Langan grew up in Lakewood, Calif. on classic rock, and learned to play the drums to Led Zeppelin’s version of the blues classic “When the Levee Breaks.” And bass guitarist Matt Black, from Detroit, was influenced by Metallica, The Beatles and Aerosmith. The band will be releasing…

    Wendy Geller
  • Kool Herc’s Old Block To Be Named Hip-Hop Boulevard

    Hip-hop has deep roots in NYC. The genre traversed all of the boroughs before stretching nationally and now globally as it does today, but it's agreed upon that it all started in the Bronx. There have been some disputes as to who in the Bronx started the phenomenon, but a name that inevitably…

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  • The Killers Working With Elton John On New Album

    Elton John revealed that he will be working with the Killers on their forthcoming album in a recent promotional video for Shazam. John spends most of the video talking about his new LP, which came out last week, and mentions flying to Vegas to work with Brandon Flowers toward the end of the clip.…

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  • What It's Like To Be A Backup Dancer At The Grammys

    It’s the biggest night in music, one of the most-viewed award shows in America and the music industry's highest honor. Every recording artist dreams of that first Grammy nomination -- and to actually take one home is the most rewarding experience they could imagine. For me, making it to the Grammy…

    Huffington Post
  • Rogue Wave – “What Is Left To Solve” (Stereogum Premiere)

    Now led by Zach Rogue, his longtime bandmate Pat Spurgeon, pop-minded indie rock veterans Rogue Wave are set to release their sixth album Delusions Of Grand Fur this spring. Lead single "What Is Left To Solve?" reverberates with a sense of urgency thanks to a fast bass line and steady drums. It's a…

    Stereogum
  • Kanye West Tweets Countdown Clock, Teases Yet Another Album Title

    Clearly bored at his Super Bowl after party, Kanye West decided to give the pot another gentle stir on Twitter late last night. First, he teased yet another title change to his upcoming album — this time, a secret one, whatever that means. Then, he posted a link to what appears to be a countdown…

    Spin
  • Adele officially best-selling artist of 2015

    Adele, who broke records with her song "Hello" and latest album "25," was officially the biggest artist of 2015. Global music industry body IFPI said that the British ballad singer was the top-selling musical act last year based on worldwide sales of recordings. Adele achieved the feat for the full…

    AFP Relax News
  • Music Tech: 4 Cool Gadgets for Guitar Players

    If you're trying to get better at guitar or starting to record, here are some handy gadgets to help you along.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    Belly of the Cavern - Typhoon

    Typhoon are one of the most unique bands we've come across. Their sound is often tumultuous yet unified. Each individual member manages to weave their instrument masterfully into the group's aesthetic, creating music that feels almost anthemic. We caught this striking performance of "Belly of the…

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  • Frustrated Peter Cetera Backs Out Of Rock Hall’s Chicago Reunion

    It won't happen after all. When Chicago co-founder co-founder Robert Lamm learned that his band was part of the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction class, he said that he might like to reunite with Peter Cetera, the former Chicago member who left the band in 1985 and hasn't played with them…

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  • Coldplay's Latest Video Criticized for Portrayal of India

    British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images

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  • Elle King Just Got Engaged

    "Fergie asked me to marry him on a sailboat under the Golden Gate Bridge. I said yes."

    Billboard
  • These Rare Photos Show a Young, Helmet-less Daft Punk Early in Their Careers

    A look into the early career of two electronic music legends. The post These Rare Photos Show a Young, Helmet-less Daft Punk Early in Their Careers appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Watch The 1975 Perform New Songs 'The Sound' and 'Love Me' on 'Saturday Night Live'

    The 1975 paid a visit to the Larry David-hosted episode of "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 6, performing two songs from their upcoming album, "I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware."

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