• The 7 Best Songs of March

    March sent the music world into high gear with the release of great rap albums by Kendrick Lamar and Earl Sweatshirt and heavy, emotional hits by Sufjan Stevens and Courtney Barnett. "I got a bone to pick." That intro line to "King Kunta" could be the thesis statement for Kendrick Lamar's sophomore…

    Vox.com
  • Hip Hop Scene With Breakthrough Collaboration

    LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 28, 2015 / Doka Records has announced a very rare and successful music collaboration with some of the most successful rappers in the US under its label. In a statement ...

    Accesswire
  • TVLine Mixtape: Your Favorite Songs From Jane the Virgin, Forever and More

    I am a simple man, looking to play a simple tune… which is good because it’s time for an all new TVLine Mixtape! What follows is an array of songs recently featured on your favorite shows, including artist and album information in case you want to add them to your personal collection. Spoilers…

    TVLine.com
  • Stream Tedeschi Trucks Band on Yahoo Live: Tonight, 7 p.m. PT!

    Tune in on March 28 to watch the Tedeschi Trucks Band perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! Formed in 2010 with a spirit of adventure that saw Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks shelve their equally successful solo careers, Tedeschi Trucks Band, an 11-piece tour-de-force, has quickly become the vanguard of…

    Yahoo Music
  • Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

    It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. ''Phantom of the Opera'' is so popular a choice for skaters that the composer's music was on repeat at the world figure skating championships on Saturday as three men in a row chose it for their free skate programs. ''Phantom'' came on…

    The Associated Press
  • Ozzy Osbourne Needs Surgery, Cancels Ozzfiesta

    The Ozzfiesta was initially scheduled for May 27th at Riviera Maya’s Hard Rock Hotel, but the procedure “requires at least four weeks of recovery time,” the Ozzfiesta promoter Cool Breeze Concerts said in a statement. Cool Breeze is offering refunds to people who planned on attending the fest or…

    Yahoo Music
  • Message from Mali: There is No Life Without Music

    "There is no life without music," says Khaira Arby in the recent documentary, They'll Have to Kill Us First. Seeking refuge from Al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamists who in 2012 sacked Timbuktu's libraries, razed its shrines and banned its music, Arby, the diva of the fabled city, fled to Bamako, Mali's…

    Huffington Post
  • Slovak president 'rock star' video goes viral

    A video featuring Slovak President Andrej Kiska singing and playing the guitar with a rock band posted Friday on Facebook has gone viral, with over 100,000 views in just six hours. The video shows the audience go wild as 52-year-old Kiska sings and strums the guitar to a high octane rock'n'roll…

    AFP
  • 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...

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  • Ben Stiller's High School Garage Band Sets Album Release

    Before Ben Stiller was Derek Zoolander or Greg Focker, he was just another high school student messing around in a garage band. In the late Seventies, Stiller and a few of his New York City friends, including frontman Kriss Roebling, formed the band Capital Punishment, with the future Tropic…

    Rolling Stone
  • After Totaling Van, Motionless in White Bounce Back to Fulfill Dreams

    Motionless in White’s latest release, Reincarnate, expands upon the growth of Infamous, featuring a wider variety of tempos, a more memorable array of riffs and numerous vocal styles, including roaring, moaning and even rapping.

    Live Nation
  • Country Radio Pulling Little Big Town's "Girl Crush" Over Complaints About Song's "Gay Agenda" (Report)

    One Texas program director reportedly received the following complaint: "You are just promoting the gay agenda on your station and I am changing the channel and never listening to you ever again!"

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Composer on the Origins of 'Peeno Noir'

    Jeff Richmond talks with THR about the amusing song's connection to '30 Rock.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Why I Respect Zayn For Leaving One Direction

    This week, Directioners received heartbreaking news that their favorite mysterious, man-bun wearing, Aladdin-twinning member, Zayn Malik, has decided to leave the group.The band released the following statement on March 25, 2015 from Zayn, leaving fans binge-listening to their music in hopes it was…

    Huffington Post
  • Pentangle guitarist John Renbourn dies at 70

    LONDON (AP) — The masterful acoustic guitarist John Renbourn, a founding member of the Pentangle in the 1960s, has died at his home in Scotland. He was 70.

    Associated Press
  • Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication ...

    Associated Press
  • Taylor Swift Returns to Country Roots at Kenny Chesney Show

    She may now be one of the biggest – if not THE biggest – pop star in music these days, but good ole’ Taylor Swift hasn’t forgotten her country roots.  Last night in Nashville, she made a surprise appearance at Kenny Chesney’s tour kick-off concert! As you can see here in this video posted on…

    Yahoo Music