• MoMA retrospective journeys into world of Iceland's Bjork

    "Bjork," which opens on Sunday and runs through June 7, follows the artist through 20 years of her career, from her first mature solo album "Debut" in 1993 to her latest work and a new music installation commissioned for the retrospective. "It's been an incredibly generous and fruitful journey for…

    Reuters
  • Janelle Monae Playing Education Rally to Support New York Children

    Janelle Monae will perform a free public concert in Albany, New York on Wednesday, March 4th, as part of a rally hosted by Don't Steal Possible, a campaign organized by Families for Excellent Schools that aims to help hundreds of thousands of children in some of New York's…

    Rolling Stone
  • Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned for Los Angeles

    Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson will be the subject of a tribute concert in Los Angeles at the end of the month in anticipation of his upcoming new solo album, No Pier Pressure. The show – officially titled "Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson" –...

    Rolling Stone
  • Britney Spears’ Hair Extenstions Fall Out During Vegas Show

    Britney Spears lost some hair extension last week. During her Britney Spears: Piece of Me show in Las Vegas on February 27th, Spears lost some hair extensions. Spears was in the middle of her song “Do Something” when her hair extensions hit the floor. It looks like Spears was doing a lot of dancing…

    Wochit
  • Steve McQueen Set to Direct Kanye West's 'All Day' Video

    Following several public appearances around the UK in support of his upcoming album So Help Me God, Kanye West gave a more intimate and private talk at the prestigious Oxford University on Monday afternoon. The rapper discussed classism in fashion and revealed that Steve McQueen, the director of…

    Rolling Stone
  • Conductor Rattle coming home to lead Britain's LSO

    One of classical music's biggest names, British conductor Simon Rattle, is going home to lead the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), he said Tuesday, following news of his departure from the Berlin Philharmonic. The shaggy-haired 60-year-old will become music director at the LSO in September 2017,…

    AFP
  • Artiphon's Instrument 1 crams most of the music store in one gadget

    We first caught up with the folks behind Artiphon at NAMM 2013, and after taking the time to redesign its Instrument 1, the company is hoping to crowdfund the device. For those that may not remember, the ...

    Engadget
  • Andrew McMahon Honors Wife And Baby In Sweet New Music Video

    This music video might be one of the only mainstream rock projects to feature a diaper change and baby carrier.Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon rose to fame in the early 2000s as the lead vocalist and instrumentalist for popular rock bands Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate. This year, after…

    Huffington Post
  • Off topic: Spock on the money, underwear by the numbers, music evolution, Will Smith’s career

    In Canada, “spocking fives” in honor of Leonard Nimoy. In case you wanted to know, boxer briefs now make up 40 percent of U.S. men’s underwear sales. Did the Beatles start

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Photo Release -- Devon Allman Presents Friday Night Blues in Ameristar's Bottleneck Blues Bar

    ST. LOUIS -- Join us 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, as Ruf Recording artist, Devon Allman officially comes home to "his house," the Bottleneck Blues Bar (BBB) at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles, ...

    GlobeNewswire
  • Purity Ring Are The New Heroes of Pop

    Photograph by Elizabeth Renstrom for Yahoo Style Of all the electronic music acts that have emerged in the past five years—and there have certainly been a lot—none have more of a signature sound than Purity Ring. Through a string of early singles in 2011 and eventually a stellar debut album, 2012’s…

    Yahoo Style
  • The big streaming showdown – Beats vs. Spotify

    How does Apple’s effort stack up against the most popular music service around?

    Fortune
  • Wanna Hear New Wu-Tang? You'll Have to Wait 88 Years

    Last spring it was reported that the Staten Island group had been working on a secret album for years. There is apparently only one copy, and it’s being kept in a Moroccan vault until it’s auctioned off to the highest bidder. But now it’s officially at auction on a site called Paddle 8, and it…

    Live Nation
  • Joshua Radin: A Modern-Day Cupid

    Some might say that Joshua Radin has one of the biggest hearts of anyone in the music business, and they wouldn't be far off. Not only has the singer-songwriter's romantic and emotionally raw music soundtracked countless interludes in films and TV shows including Dear John, Scrubs and Grey's…

    Live Nation
  • 'The Sound of Music' Turns 50!

    The hills are still alive with The Sound of Music, 50 years later. Monday marks the official day The Sound of Music was released in 1965, and the heartwarming tale about the Von Trapp family singers still never gets old. It's one of the most beloved classics with Julie Andrews playing the role of…

    ETonline
  • The Sandy Hut Closes, Changes Owners

    Don't worry, potential new owners have plenty of dive bar experience.

    Eater Portland
  • Beck's Grammy-winning Morning Phase is on sale for only a buck on Google Play

    If you haven't heard it yet (and I highly recommend you do), Google Play is by far the best place to go get it: right now, Google's music store is holding a sale, and the album will only cost you a scant 99 cents. Google's also offering Drake's 2010 release Thank Me Later and Daft Punk's 2001 album…

    The Verge
  • Dr. John Captures the Spirit of Satch at Louis Armstrong Tribute Show

    Near the end of his February 27th show at New York's Town Hall, singer-pianist Mac Rebennack – the New Orleans R&B medicine man also known as Dr. John – opened what was obviously a slow, dark ballad with an extended run on his piano: robust flourishes of anguish in the middle...

    Rolling Stone
  • Radio Disney Music Awards 2015: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, One Direction Among Nominees

    The awards show will take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 25.

    The Hollywood Reporter