• Blur returns with inspiration from Asia

    The epitome of the British sound two decades ago, Blur has made an unexpected return not with new takes on England but with inspiration from Asia. Blur -- who, along with arch-enemies Oasis, formed the vanguard of the 1990s Britpop scene -- on Monday releases its first album in 12 years, "The Magic…

    AFP
  • Stream Kaiser Chiefs on Yahoo Live: Tonight, 9:50 p.m. PT!

    Tune in April 25th to watch Kaiser Chiefs perform LIVE on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. After more than 10 years, four albums, platinum record sales, a volley of top ten singles and 3 Brit Awards, it would have been simple for Kaiser Chiefs to sit back and coast a while, to enjoy the warm glow of being…

    Yahoo Music
  • 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
  • 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
  • Black Keys Frontman Has 'Fighting' New Project

    The Black Keys have plenty of hits under their belt, but frontman Dan Auerbach is hoping for a different kind of knock-out with an upcoming new solo project.

    Live Nation
  • 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
  • 10 of the Youngest Grammy Winners Ever

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

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 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
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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

    VEVO
  • Tidal's Woes Echo Those of Beats Music

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

    Forbes
  • 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
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  • '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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff.

    Associated Press