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  • Madonna exposes 17-year-old fan's breast at Australian concert

    Madonna exposes 17-year-old fan's breast at Australian concert

    A string of unfortunate incidents have plagued Madonna’s Australian tour, and on Thursday night, the 57-year-old pop star accidentally exposed the breast of a 17-year-old fan she had brought on stage. But don’t worry about the girl; in an interview, she referred to it as “best moment of my life...
  • Video: Bob Dylan's lesser-known collaborations

    Video: Bob Dylan's lesser-known collaborations

    Music is a collaborative medium, so artists that do things entirely on their own tend to stick out from the pack. Perhaps no other artist embodies this phenomena better than Bob Dylan. Early performances featured Dylan alone with a guitar and harmonica and over a half-century later, Dylan still...
  • Joanna Newsom chats, performs on Seth Meyers; West Coast tour starts next week

    Joanna Newsom chats, performs on Seth Meyers; West Coast tour starts next week

    The music of harpist Joanna Newsom is beguiling and otherworldly, which renders her public persona somewhat inscrutable. But last night on “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” Newsom sat down for a funny and revealing interview in which she opened up about everything from her love of the “Lord of the...
  • Kendrick Lamar freestyling with a mob of British kids will totally cheer you up

    Kendrick Lamar freestyling with a mob of British kids will totally cheer you up

    Hey buddy! How are you doing? Oh no, so sorry to hear that. Yes, I agree, the rise of violence at campaign rallies IS alarming and the divisive rhetoric employed by certain candidates caters to our worst impulses as Americans. But let me stop you there for just a moment, my friend: Have you seen...
  • Rash of marriage proposals breaking out at Adele concerts

    Rash of marriage proposals breaking out at Adele concerts

    The hottest place to get engaged this spring? At an Adele concert, apparently. On Tuesday, during the British pop star's first show of a six-night run in her hometown of London, Adele spotted a couple in the crowd that had apparently gotten engaged mid-song (her cover of “Make You Feel My Love...
  • The best drinking songs of the past 10 years

    The best drinking songs of the past 10 years

    As the beer lines at music festivals suggest, alcohol and music are a wonderful pair. Dating all the way back to the beer halls of Europe, the drinking song varies by region, but the genre was established enough to pick up different names across different countries. In Germany, they’re called...
  • Watch: The cast of 'Hamilton' visit the White House, recruit Obama for freestyle

    Watch: The cast of 'Hamilton' visit the White House, recruit Obama for freestyle

    When Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he was working on a hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton at the White House Poetry Jam six years ago, his announcement was greeted with confused laughter. Making his triumphant return to the White House, it was Miranda who got the last laugh. Miranda and the...
  • Duran Duran have obtained longevity as well as long term relevance.

    A lesson in relevance: Duran Duran through the eras

    Although many older groups have done their part to retain relevance through their long careers, few have mastered the ability to reach the younger generations of each era. One of these few is new wave band, Duran Duran who have evolved and persevered for damn near forty years. But they haven't...
  • Marilyn Manson effortless marries the grotesque with beauty in his music videos.

    5 videos where Marilyn Manson makes morbidity look beautiful

    Marilyn Manson has been steadily making unapologetic, macabre music videos to accompany his often meaningful, intelligently industrial music. The way he plays with political issues and societal norms is done with a malevolence that can be interpreted as both beautiful and horrifying, depending on...
  • Thom Yorke of Radiohead

    Radiohead announce 2016 US tour dates, including two-night stands in NY & LA

    It’s the moment American fans have been waiting on for more than four years: Radiohead is returning to the U.S. On Monday, the hugely influential British rock band announced a spate of new tour dates, including their first American concerts since their spring tour in 2012. The shows include two...
  • Harry Styles

    Harry Styles of One Direction to make film debut in Christopher Nolan WWII drama

    Bad news, Directioners: Your guy Harry Styles is headed to war. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Styles has been cast in the upcoming World War II film “Dunkirk,” the next film from acclaimed director Christopher Nolan (“Inception” “The Dark Knight”). The role will mark Styles’ acting debut and...
  • Peter, Bjorn and John

    Peter, Bjorn and John announce new album and US tour dates

    For the Swedish alt rock trio Peter, Bjorn and John, the Breakin’ Point is coming. That’s the name of the upcoming album from the band, their first since 2011’s Gimme Some. Their seventh album, Breakin’ Point will be released June 10 on their new label INGRID and for the first time, Peter Morén,...
  • The 10 best Radiohead covers

    The 10 best Radiohead covers

    Radiohead is one of the most popular and influential bands in the world, so there’s no shortage of cover songs of theirs floating around on YouTube. What’s interesting is how malleable their music has proven to be; artists from the worlds of classical, jazz, reggae, R&B, folk and funk have all...
  • Pretty Lights shares first new song in 3 years, announces summer Telluride shows

    Pretty Lights shares first new song in 3 years, announces summer Telluride shows

    Derek Vincent Smith -- known to his millions of fans worldwide as Pretty Lights -- has done more than anyone to nurture Colorado’s flourishing dance music scene. And his new video video for “Only Yesterday” feels like a love letter to his fans, his friends, his band and most of all, the Centennial...
  • Bankrupt rapper 50 Cent to appear before judge over cash-filled Instagrams

    Bankrupt rapper 50 Cent to appear before judge over cash-filled Instagrams

    If the figure in 50 Cent’s name is greater than the amount of money in his bank accounts, why is he always posing with stacks of cash on Instagram? That’s what the judge overseeing his bankruptcy case is set to ask the 40-year-old rapper in court on Wednesday. According to the AP, Judge Ann Nevis...
  • Paul McCartney - One On One Tour

    Paul McCartney announces first dates of One On One Tour

    Macca is Back. On Wednesday, rock icon Paul McCartney announced the first seven dates of his new One On One Tour, which will bring a newly-redesigned production to several markets that have never had the chance to see the Beatles legend in person. McCartney will play his first-ever concert in Fresno...
  • Ballers and shot-callers: Which musicians are the best at basketball?

    Ballers and shot-callers: Which musicians are the best at basketball?

    In his 1995 hit “I Wish,” Skee-Lo used the second of his wishes to gain the ability to play basketball (his first was a slight height increase, which may be related). It’s a strong testimonial to how badly rappers want to be basketball players (and vice versa) and over the years, countless MCs have...
  • Radiohead

    5 ways Radiohead changed the music industry

    Few contemporary artists have had a more profound effect on the music industry than Radiohead. The British five-piece have sold in excess of 30 million albums, all while forging a wholly unique, idiosyncratic sound that’s as challenging and rewarding as any band in popular music. Yet Radiohead’s...
  • Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer

    Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer

    Bill Wyman, the original bass player for British rock icons The Rolling Stones, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the 79-year-old announced on Tuesday. Thankfully, a spokesman said that the disease was “caught in the early stages” and Wyman is “expected to make a full recovery.” Wyman joined...
  • The top 10 best songs by The Roots

    The top 10 best songs by The Roots

    The Roots crew inserted the moniker “Legendary” into their name early in their career, but at this point, the Philly-bred hip-hop band has more than earned that honorific title. Now over 25 years into their career, The Roots have become one of the most respected bands in all of music, in part due to...
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