• New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 1 Highlights: Keith Urban, Hozier, Wilco & More

    The annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course launched Friday (April 24) with performances by Keith Urban, Hozier, Wilco, Royal Teeth and many others. Here are the highlights from day 1 of Jazz Fest 2015.

    Billboard
  • As electronica booms, DJs seek voice beyond machines

    Electronic music has enjoyed soaring growth in recent years, but to detractors the genre consists of little beyond crowd-pleasing DJs clicking play on their computers. Richie Hawtin, a leading force in techno music, on his latest tour has gone not only to clubs but to college campuses where he…

    AFP
  • Stream The BoDeans on Yahoo Live Again!

    Tune in April 24th to watch The BoDeans perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continue to tour year round and continue to deliver amazing, high-energy performances. “I realized some time ago that the key to the BoDeans identity is…

    Yahoo Music
  • 10 of the Youngest Grammy Winners Ever

    These artists were all under 20 years old when they won their first Grammy.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    Miley Answers Your Questions

    Music video by Miley Cyrus performing Miley Answers Your Questions. (C) 2013 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

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  • Dan Auerbach Talks 'Extra Weird' New Solo Album

    “I just finished up,” says Dan Auerbach, on the phone from California, where he’s playing his new solo album for Nonesuch Records. The Black Keys frontman will release the album in late summer.

    Yahoo Music
  • PSA: One Week Left to Export Green Day Music to Your Rock Band Library

    Act fast if you want the Green Day game's music in your main library.

    GameSpot
  • Faith No More Back With Vigor

    Rock band Faith No More has never been known for its subtlety. Even in quiet, almost introspective moments, there's a layer of darkness and angst that gives way to a razor sharp, if not borderline perverse, sense of humor. So when the band took the stage this week for the first of three sold out…

    Huffington Post
  • Sam Hunt Talks New Music: 'The Pressure's On'

    Sam Hunt is taking his time with his sophomore album. The country heartthrob saw huge success with his 2014 debut album Montevallo, opening atop the Billboard Country Albums chart and at No. 3 on the cross-genre Billboard 200. Spurred by the hit singles "Leave the Night On" and "Take Your Time,"…

    ETonline
  • Tidal's Woes Echo Those of Beats Music

    Cries declaring Jay Z's Tidal as a "flop" may be premature. Here's why.

    Forbes
  • 'Facebook for music' wants to find next big popstar

    The Internet has caused massive upheaval in the music industry. Now a number of services are popping up to help local musicians make it big.

    CNBC
  • Samo Sound Boy reimagines voyeurism for the future

    Sam Griesemer co-owns a record label, but he’s not making any money, and he doesn’t care about the streaming wars. The man was living in the Valley with his wife, working some kind of day job while making "massage parlor"-esque new wave music — something he'd been doing since the '80s.

    The Verge
  • Project Music takes first test ride with investors

    Eight startups graduated yesterday from Project Music, the inaugural music-tech accelerator at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and the overarching theme of the night was "look how far we've come." "Some people in the music industry didn't know what the EC was a year ago, and now they do," said…

    American City Business Journals
  • Springsteen to honor The Who on 50th anniversary

    Rock legend Bruce Springsteen will honor The Who as the British band marks a half-century at a star-studded charity concert next month. Springsteen will present an award and fellow 1980s-era rockers Joan Jett and Billy Idol will perform at the May 28 event in New York, the Recording Academy said.…

    AFP Relax News
  • BoDeans 'Roll With the Punches' on 'I Can't Stop'

    BoDeans' frontman Kurt Neumann has spent the last 25 minutes talking about the ups and downs of his band over its 32-year career. At this point, he's the band's only original member, but that hasn't slowed him down. BoDeans just released their 12th studio effort, appropriately titled I Can't Stop,…

    Live Nation
  • Lance Bass Claims Harry Styles Has Been Ready to Leave One Direction 'for Many Months'

    Lance Bass is making some pretty bold claims about One Direction. During a recent appearance on The Meredith Vieira Show, the 35-year-old boy band veteran said that Harry Styles has been ready to leave the British boy band for months, and in fact, was about to leave before Zayn Malik made the…

    ETonline
  • Americana band Delta Rae have 4 vocalists and an enormous sound

    Delta Rae's sophomore album comes with a heavy dose of fear. After the group's smash single "Bottom of the River" took off in 2011, Delta Rae's pop anthems have taken on a sharper edge. "I wonder if it's too subtle," Ian Hölljes, one member of the six-person band, told me of starting the album with…

    Vox.com
  • 'Bob's Burgers' Creator Spills the Show's Secret to Success

    Loren Bouchard talks with THR about why animation and music make such a perfect match.

    The Hollywood Reporter