• Blur claim sixth number one album with 'The Magic Whip'

    British band Blur hit the top of the UK album chart on Sunday with "The Magic Whip", the group's first number one album in 12 years, the Official Charts Company said. Nearly 24 years since their debut album, Blur saw off Taylor Swift's "1989" and James Bay's "Chaos and the Calm", which placed…

    Reuters
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hear Elle King Flawlessly Cover Tom Petty's 'American Girl' for 'Hot Pursuit'

    Elle King is putting her sultry spin on an American classic. The 25-year-old rocker covers Tom Petty's "American Girl" (as only she can) on the Hot Pursuit soundtrack, and ET has your first listen before the song hits iTunes on Monday. Listen below. WATCH: Elle King's Secrets to Success: Going…

    ETonline
  • Artist Spotlight With Music Producer and Performer, MartyParty

    Veteran producer Martin Folb, more famously known as MartyParty, has been traversing sonic landscapes on an endless quest to create what he calls "purple music." Hailing from South Africa, but finding a home in Miami, Florida, MartyParty has lived multiple lives, all of them working together in…

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  • Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep on the dirt track to hear Jerry Lee Lewis and Elton John on Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz and…

    Associated Press
  • De La Soul raises over $600,000 on Kickstarter for first new album in a decade

    Last month, hip-hop masterminds De La Soul announced they were funding their first studio LP in 11 years on Kickstarter.

    The Verge
  • Zac Brown Band Take Chances at Jekyll + Hyde Tour Opener

    Zac Brown and his band of nimble-fingered shredders never shy away from taking risks and don't back down from broadening an already exceedingly eclectic sonic palette. And Friday night in Nashville, where — following a warm-up show Wednesday night in Tupelo, Mississippi — the band officially opened…

    Rolling Stone
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    Bedingungslos

    Music video by Kate, Ben performing Bedingungslos. (C) 2007 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (GERMANY) GmbH

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  • Minnesota Music!

    Minnesota has a long and storied history of music making. From the Hutchinson Family Singers during the Civil War to the Andrews Sisters in World War II to Bob Dylan, Prince, funk, punk, and beyond, the creation and enjoyment of music is central to our cultural life. Currently on display in the…

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  • 'Transitory' Orphan, New Girl's 'Slow Southern Style' and More TV Tunes

    We may not have that new religion that’ll bring you to your knees, but we do have 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
  • Charlotte Moss on Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Gypsy’

    “Gypsy,” a song by Fleetwood Mac, stirs the soul of interior designer Charlotte Moss and gives her more confidence to take chances.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Fun.'s Andrew Dost Talks Writing Film Song With Jack Antonoff, 'Nebulous' Future of Their Band

    Fun.’s future, according to Dost, is “sort of all nebulous. I’ve just started reconciling that it’s not going to be on any timetable I’m concerned with. So I’m going to keep doing my thing, treating it like a loose collective.”

    Billboard
  • Kanye West Just Changed The Title Of His Next Album

    So help us God, Kanye West has changed the title of his upcoming album.The rapper took to Twitter on Sunday to announce the new name of his follow-up to 2013's "Yeezus." The previously titled "So Help Me God" has now been renamed "SWISH." But don't get too comfortable with the new name.

    Huffington Post
  • They Might Be Giants Hope to Build a New Career Arc 25 Years After ‘Flood’

    “So much of our culture right now is people at work looking for a good reason to stop working. They just want to take a break, so they’re grazing on viral videos. I feel like this Dial-a-Song project fits in with that, but hopefully it’s a little more meaningful than that and will have some…

    Live Nation
  • Death Cab for Cutie Embraces the Chaos

    It’s never easy when a band loses a longtime founding member, especially when that member produced nearly two decades' worth of the band's distinctive albums and co-wrote many of their biggest hits. But Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard doesn't seem fazed by the departure of guitarist Chris…

    Live Nation
  • New Orleans Jazz Fest Day 5 Highlights: No Doubt, Chicago, Estelle & More

    Jazz Fest's second Friday is when the crowds and maximum star power return.

    Billboard
  • Roger Waters Slams Silicon Valley's 'Rogues and Thieves'

    Roger Waters is the latest artist to slam streaming music as the Pink Floyd great accused Silicon Valley execs of being "rogues and thieves" for the way they have reshaped the music industry. In a new interview, Waters talks about how difficult it is for an artist to thrive in an age where...

    Rolling Stone
  • Iggy Azalea Addresses Leak of 'Pretty Girls,' Her New Collab With Britney Spears

    Iggy Azalea is kindly asking her fans not to share any links of "Pretty Girls," her new collaboration with Britney Spears, which leaked early on Saturday (May 2).

    Billboard
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    Remembering Ben E. King, Who Sang 'Stand By Me'

    The song that was an American original endured the generations with a simple message.

    ABC News Videos
  • Eric Clapton celebrates 70th birthday by rocking the Garden

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was Eric Clapton's birthday celebration, but it was the sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden that got a gift as the guitar god enthralled during a two-hour concert that included some of his biggest hits and guest stars including John Mayer.

    Associated Press
  • A New Kurt Cobain Album Is Reportedly On The Way

    Smells like new music!According to "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" director Brett Morgen, an album of unreleased Kurt Cobain songs is coming soon. In an interview with Bedford + Bowery, Morgen said the new album should be out this summer, and it won't be what you expect: will feel like you’re kind…

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