• Kendrick Lamar Kicks Fan Off Stage After He Pretends to Know Song

    It’s OK to forget the words at karaoke but live onstage? Next to Kendrick Lamar, the guy who wrote them? That’s just…impressive.

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  • Jamie xx's In Colour Transcends the Past

    In a world of superhero TV shows connected with superhero movies connected with superhero comics, Tarantino films about films about films, and pop hits that set legal precedent as they imitate the “feel” of classics, “recycled” is no longer an epithet of any meaning when applied to art. You have to…

    The Atlantic
  • A contemplation of Cohenites?: Leonard's fans look for a label

    Global fans of Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen are having fun on Facebook trying to come up with a collective name for themselves. The burst of fandom for the 80-year old performer of "Suzanne", "Sisters of Mercy" and "Bird on the Wire" followed a posting noting that Joni Mitchell, another…

  • How Will Apple's Streaming Music Service Compare?

    Music streaming is growing increasingly more popular as more and more people turn to the Internet for entertainment services. With industry leaders like Spotify AG already boasting 12.5 million loyal users ...

  • Watch Tame Impala's Trippy Puppet Video for "Cause I'm a Man'

    Why have just one music video when you can have two? That’s the angle Tame Impala has gone with by releasing a follow-up promo to the single “‘Cause I’m A Man.” Directed by Dan Dipaola and Megan McShane, the so-called “official live video" sees the band members replaced with puppets and performing…

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  • Music Monday (6/1): This Week's New Albums + Videos

    Our guide to this week's album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Jenny Lewis, Tame Impala, and The Weeknd, plus brand new streaming music from the likes of Arthur Russell, Arca, Beirut, Muse, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

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  • Music Review: Mike + Ruthy Band serve up musical melting pot

    The Mike + Ruthy Band, "Bright As You Can" (Thirty Tigers)

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  • Fatima Robinson, Harvey Mason Jr & Stephen Oremus Board ‘The Wiz Live!’

    NBC has rounded out its creative team for The Wiz Live!, which airs December 3. Fatima Robinson has signed on as choreographer, Grammy winner Harvey Mason Jr is set as music producer, and Tony and Grammy winner Stephen Oremus will serve as music director, orchestrator and music co-producer.…

  • This Is Not a Music Festival; It's an Experience

    There's so much more to music festivals than the music. And we're not talking about the over-priced beer or countless ounces of Purell. We're talking about the bigger picture, the greater experience, what you take with you long after the bands have left and your sunburn has faded. We took a look at…

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    Why Apple's Looking to Pay Up For All-Star Music Artists

    June 1 -- On “BWest Byte,” Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on why Apple is reportedly looking for all-star music artists. She speaks on “Bloomberg West.”

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  • Why 'Rock Band 4' got the gang back together

    Walking onto the roof of the Shangri La Hotel in Santa Monica, California, I was nervous and curious to see Rock Band 4. After all it had been five years since Rock Band 3. Would it still feel good? Is ...

  • TodayTix Brings Its Last-Minute Ticketing Service To London’s West End

    We’ve written about how TodayTix has been working to help the theater industry adapt to the world of on-demand, mobile-centric commerce — today it’s crossing the Atlantic, to London’s West End.The New York City-based startup launched its mobile app at the end of 2013 and says it’s now selling an…

  • BottleRock 2015: Awolnation Made New Album for Core Fans, Not Pop Crossover Audience

    When Awolnation mastermind Aaron Bruno sat down with Billboard at BottleRock 2015, the genre-bending artist explained his mindset while constructing the group's second album, 'Run.'

  • Metal Gear Solid Composer Arranges Tracks For Second Volume of Game Music Lullabies

    Featuring music from Final Fantasy, Elder Scrolls, Zelda, Ducktales, and more.

  • This Week in Billboard Chart History: 15 Years Ago, 'Oops,' Britney Spears Did It Again

    In 2000, Spears' second album debuted at No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Paula Abdul, Brandy & Monica and Elton John.

  • Is Apple Losing Its Music Mojo?

    Less than a week from Apple's WWDC, the news has emerged that none of the three major record labels has concluded a license agreement for Apple's new streaming service. Such agreements are often negotiated down to the last minute, and Apple could well launch its service with a full catalog next…