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  • Morrissey is likely to be a big favorite with the animal voting bloc

    Morrissey considering run for Mayor of London as Animal Welfare candidate

    Whether writing ridiculous books, health-shaming his opening act or making any number of outlandish public accusations, beloved British singer/ buffoon Morrissey always finds a way to keep his name in the news. And now that he’s “seriously considering” a run for Mayor of London, we’re starting to...
  • Flight of the Conchords on tour

    The top 10 best Flight of the Conchords videos

    To borrow an analogy from one of their songs, Flight of the Conchords are the musical version of the most beautiful girl in the room; there are definitely better artists out there in the wider world but within the confines of guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk, FotC are...
  • The Top 10 best Kanye West songs

    The Top 10 best Kanye West songs

    Kanye West is a riddle wrapped in a mystery stuffed inside a designer handbag. His detractors peg him as a self-aggrandizing jackass, someone whose egocentricity is surpassed only by his capacity for garish self-promotion. Others see him as a multi-talented creative genius who introduced a slew of...
  • SXSW announces President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as keynote speakers

    SXSW announces President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as keynote speakers

    South by Southwest is a pretty big deal. But it just got a lot bigger. The festival has announced that First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama will be a keynote speaker. Oh yeah, and her husband too, Barack Obama. That’s right, POTUS and FLOTUS at SXSW. Michelle will be the opening...
  • Adele took time to visit a sick fan in Dublin

    Adele news flash: Singer launches tour, visits sick fan and becomes a meme

    It’s never a slow news week when it comes to stories about British pop superstar Adele but this week has been particularly heavy on the Adele headlines. From her major showing at the Brit Awards to the launch of her 25 World Tour to yet more proof that she’s one of the most warm-hearted celebrities...
  • Highlights include Kendirck Lamar, The National, and Sufjan Stevens

    Kendrick Lamar, The National, and Sufjan Stevens shine on day 2 at Panorama 2016

    It’s always refreshing to see a festival with a diverse and eclectic lineup. Music itself is diverse and so too then should be its festivals. Just by looking at the headliners of Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and LCD Soundsystem you can tell that Goldenvoice has something good going with their...
  • M83 - Junk

    Listen: M83 shares sprawling single 'Do It, Try It,' announces new album 'Junk'

    For the most part M83 has been MIA since the release his breakout album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming four-and-a-half years ago. Thankfully, after enduring endless riffs on "Hurry Up...," M83 -- the project of French musician and producer Anthony Gonzalez -- has officially announced the follow-up to his...
  • Tinashe coming to the Starland Ballroom ahead of new album 'Joyride'

    Tinashe coming to the Starland Ballroom ahead of new album 'Joyride'

    Since the release of her critically-acclaimed debut album Aquarius in Oct. 2014, fans of rising R&B star Tinashe have been waiting patiently to see what the multi-talented performer would do next. And although we still don’t know when her highly anticipated sophomore album Joyride will be...
  • Panorama Day 1

    Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes and Major Lazer highlight day one of Panorama

    The lineup for the inaugural Panorama Music Festival has been announced it’s as broad and diverse as the name of the festival itself. Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar and LCD Soundsystem are the big-name headliners for the festival, which is set to take place July 22-24 at Randall’s Island Park in New...
  • Live on Late Night Feb. 29-March 6: Future set for 'SNL' debut

    Live on Late Night Feb. 29-March 6: Future set for 'SNL' debut

    Live on Late Night is a weekly column that previews the week’s upcoming late night musical appearances and looks back on the best performances from the previous week. The run of success that Future has been on over the past year or so has been unprecedented, as the Atlanta rapper has been putting...
  • Neko Case, K.D. Lang and Laura Veirs team up for new album and tour

    Neko Case, K.D. Lang and Laura Veirs team up for new album and tour

    The multifaceted Neko Case, Grammy-winner K.D. Lang and singer-songwriter Laura Veirs have teamed up for a new project and the talented trio will be hitting the road to perform music from their upcoming album this summer. The aptly-named case/lang/veirs will release their eponymous debut album on...
  • Sam Smith

    Sam Smith wins Best Song but calls Oscar performance 'worst of my life'

    Although Sam Smith took home the Oscar for Best Original Song, Sunday night’s 88th annual Academy Awards will probably not go down as one of the highlights of his career. According to the BBC, Smith called his Oscar performance of his James Bond theme “Writing’s on the Wall” “the worst moment of my...
  • Flight of the Conchords

    Flight of the Conchords heading out on the road with new material on summer tour

    For Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, it’s back to “Business Time.” The men behind the brilliant New Zealand musical-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords are ready to hit the road for a new summer tour. And according to a press release, FoC plan to debut a “ton of new material.” Flight of the...
  • Oscars 2016: Amy Winehouse documentary wins Academy Award

    Oscars 2016: Amy Winehouse documentary wins Academy Award

    “Amy,” the intimate documentary about the talented and troubled British singer Amy Winehouse, won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2016 Oscars on Sunday night. Accepting the award alongside the film’s the film’s director Asif Kapadia, “Amy” producer James Gay-Rees dedicated the...
  • AXS streaming new Uh Huh Baby Yeah EP ahead of release

    AXS streaming new Uh Huh Baby Yeah EP ahead of release

    Progressive pop quartet Uh Huh Baby Yeah will be releasing their new EP, Illuminasty, on Friday, March 4, but fans can get a sneak peak ahead of time as the full EP is now streaming at Youtube here exclusively for AXS. The band has gone through some exceptional growth since their last release and...
  • Highly plausible conspiracy theory reveals that Katy Perry is JonBenét Ramsey

    Highly plausible conspiracy theory reveals that Katy Perry is JonBenét Ramsey

    The internet is home to a flourishing garden of half-assed conspiracy theories, from conjecture about extraterrestrial contact to rumors that presidential candidate Ted Cruz is actually the fabled Zodiac killer. But every so often, someone presents a genuinely compelling theory that is too thorough...
  • Watch: President Obama leads all-star tribute to Ray Charles at White House

    Watch: President Obama leads all-star tribute to Ray Charles at White House

    On Wednesday night at the White House, President Barack Obama hosted a celebration in honor of Ray Charles that featured an all-star cast of artists paying tribute to the late, great R&B legend. The performance was part of a program scheduled to be broadcast on PBS stations this Friday and...
  • Adele and One Direction at 2016 Brit Awards

    2016 Brit Awards recap: Adele cleans up; Lorde honors David Bowie

    Not to worry, Adele: The world definitely isn’t f*cking bored with you. The 2016 Brit Awards turned into the Adele show on Wednesday, as the British singer gave a show-closing performance of "When We Were Young" and took home four awards, including the night’s biggest prize, MasterCard British Album...
  • 40 years ago, Tom Scholz and Boston rewrote the rock rulebook with classic debut

    40 years ago, Tom Scholz and Boston rewrote the rock rulebook with classic debut

    Tom Scholz, the driving creative force behind Boston and the man many credit (or discredit) as the pioneer of “corporate rock,” is actually a gigantic nerd. An alumnus of M.I.T.’s prestigious masters program, Scholz spent most of his 20’s working for Polaroid, while gigging around Boston and...
  • Live on Late Night Feb. 22-28: Violent Femmes return Wednesday on Colbert

    Live on Late Night Feb. 22-28: Violent Femmes return Wednesday on Colbert

    Live on Late Night is a weekly column that previews the week’s upcoming late night musical appearances and looks back on the best performances from the previous week. Caustic, accessible and midwestern, the Violent Femmes have the appearance of a David Letterman-type band. Yet in spite of a career...
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