• Elusive British band Editors go electro with "In Dream"

    With their fifth album "In Dream", British band Editors continue to defy categorisation, having left behind the energetic guitar rock of their early releases with a journey to disco's darker side. "It's experimental and pop at the same time," singer Tom Smith said of the album, which was made in…

  • Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.

    Associated Press
  • Leigh Nash on Pop Past, Country Future: 'Unless the Two Genres Mix, There's Not Going to Be Country'

    Most people will remember Leigh Nash as the soft sounding vocalist of Sixpence None the Richer. Her plea for affection in "Kiss Me" was iconic in the late '90s/early 2000s. Now, the red headed singer has shed her indie rock skin to emerge as a country artist.

  • Chatting with the Creator of the Ultimate D.C. Metro Mixtape

    What would Dupont Circle sound like if it was a song? What would Rosslyn be like if it was an unrequited lover? There are a total of 91 Metro stations in the D.C. area, and one Alexandria-based musician is...

    Curbed DC
  • Lennon fans mark 75th birthday with Central Park sing-in

    John Lennon fans on Friday marked what would have been the slain Beatle's 75th birthday with a sing-in of his greatest tunes in New York's Central Park. "I love The Beatles but John Lennon was always my favorite because of the love that he showed," said Cindy Sabo, from the southern US state of…

  • Rock Band 4 review

    Rock Band 4 has a unique focus for a franchise that's been running this long: It's less of a sequel, and more of a migration. Through license negotiations, backward compatibility tweaks and a handful of smart feature cuts, Rock Band 4 has made it so you don't have to "start over" on your…

  • See It First: IAMX Debuts ‘Oh Cruel Darkness Embrace Me’

    IAMX, aka Chris Corner, isn the mastermind behind Sneaker Pimps (“6 Underground,“ “Spin Spin Sugar”) and is a major influence and artist of celebritè for bands like 30 Seconds to Mars, AFI, and Duran Duran’s Simon LeBon. Yahoo Music is excited to premiere the video for "Oh Cruel Darkness Embrace…

    Wendy Geller
  • This is your next jam: Janet Jackson, Neon Indian, and more

    New York City’s always a character in Eleanor Friedberger’s music, whether she’s hopping on the train and emerging wondrous on "Roosevelt Island" or getting lost on the way back from "Owl’s Head Park." "False Alphabet City" is another fine entry in that tradition, one inspired by her role as an NYC…

    The Verge
  • Someone Made a Video of Kanye West Ranking His Albums Against Himself

    Kanye vs. Kanye The post Someone Made a Video of Kanye West Ranking His Albums Against Himself appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

    Pigeons & Planes
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    Come By Here - At Guitar Center

    The genesis of THE WORD began in the year 1998, when the Avant-jazz and funk group Medeski, Martin & Wood took the burgeoning North Mississippi Allstars on their first tour. Riding down the road, the groups listened to the first two Arhoolie Records compilations of sacred steel guitar, a musical…

    Live Nation
  • See It First: The Gills Premiere ‘Rubberband’

    The Gills are Jesse Wheeler (guitar, vocals), Andy Prince (bass), Matt Prince (drums), and Justin Locke (guitar, keys). Originally from Pensacola, Florida, the band made their way to Nashville in order to push themselves out of their hometown comfort zone. Frontman Wheeler began writing songs as a…

    Wendy Geller
  • Stream Ryan Hemsworth and Lucas’ ‘Taking Flight’ EP

    Six tracks of heavenly feels. The post Stream Ryan Hemsworth and Lucas’ ‘Taking Flight’ EP appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

    Pigeons & Planes
  • Father John Misty Finally Explains Taylor Swift Covers & Her Team's Reaction

    Father John Misty's covers of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and "Welcome To New York," which he released shortly after hearing Ryan Adams' 1989 cover album, were widely viewed as at least kind of a prank -- after all, the style directly taken from The Velvet Underground, and he explained taking them…

  • Music Review: Fritts' 'Oh My Goodness' layered with emotion

    Donnie Fritts, "Oh My Goodness" (Single Lock)

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    Come & Get It

    Music video by Selena Gomez performing Come & Get It. (C) 2013 Hollywood Records, Inc.

  • Atlanta Pop Band Writes a Song Entirely About MARTA

    If you're searching for some new jams to rock out to while riding MARTA, the band Breathers has totally got you covered with their new song "Colored Lines." The Atlanta-based band managed to write a three-and-1/2 minute song about...

    Curbed Atlanta
  • Joe Ely on Trump, Border Politics and New Album 'Panhandle Rambler'

    If you catch Joe Ely on tour this fall playing songs from his new album Panhandle Rambler (released on Rack 'Em Records), don't be surprised if the show is a lot more subdued than the last time you saw the Texas singer-songwriter. Don't misunderstand: it's a terrific record that's right...

    Rolling Stone
  • Music Review: Joe Jackson returns to pop in 'Fast Forward'

    Joe Jackson, "Fast Forward" (Work Song/Caroline)

    Associated Press
  • The Vamps, Nick Carter and Miley Cyrus: Real-Time Twitter Rewind for Oct. 9

    Billboard's video show "Real-Time Rewind" recaps the past week's action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that fuels it. Episode 70 looks into recent hits from The Vamps, Nick Carter and Miley Cyrus!

  • I lost my friend, but his voice and music live on in my game

    The desert shouldn't exist. At the very least, people shouldn't live there. We did, only not by choice. When I decided to develop a virtual reality game based on my simultaneous repulsion and nostalgia ...