• 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 only ET has your first listen before the song hits iTunes on Monday. Listen below. WATCH: Elle King's Secrets to Success:…

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  • 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
  • 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…

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  • 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
  • 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…

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  • Grooveshark Shuts Down After Eight Years

    Music streaming service Grooveshark has ceased operation. The now-inactive site merely displays a message from the company, noting that a settlement agreement with major labels progressed the immediate shutdown. According to Exclaim, Grooveshark — which launched in 2007 — had been served with a…

    Rolling Stone
  • WATCH: Jimmy Butler enthusiastically sings Taylor Swift

    Often caught jamming out to Taylor Swift before and after games, Jimmy Butler's love of the pop singer is well documented. 

    CBS Sports
  • Dudley Manlove Quartet Rocks Seattle's Triple Door for their 20th Anniversary Concert

    For me, the test of a great concert is when I find the songs continuing to play in my head days later, and that is the case with the Dudley Manlove Quartet's 20th Anniversary Concert, which happened last Friday. Interestingly, those songs are not ones that I normally listen to on my iPhone or…

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  • A pocket-sized synthesizer changed the way I think about music

    Awhile back, I bought a Microkorg on eBay — basically a keyboard with an intricate array of knobs attached — which does basically everything I thought I wanted from a synth. Most other instruments (including my Microkorg) take the opposite approach, setting effects in advance and letting you play…

    The Verge
  • 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
  • Featured New Artist: Exes , With Exclusive Video Premiere "Marshall"

    "Marshall" by ExesRiding on the wave of excitement around a new Sony/ATV licensing deal, newcomers L.A.-based indie pop-punk rock band Exes vault on the alternative music scene after being "Birthed in a bedroom studio after a lifetime of screaming the choruses 'El Scorcho' and 'Your Little Hoodrat…

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