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  • Move your body New Orleans style with the Rebirth Brass Band

    Move your body New Orleans style with the Rebirth Brass Band

    The New Orleans group the Rebirth Brass Band isn't simply a band; for over three decades now and with a sound that's larger than life, the Rebirth Brass Band has functioned as more of a New Orleans institution. Since their formation in 1983, the Rebirth Brass Band has developed and perfected a...
  • Boyz II Men may now be only a trio, but they are better than ever

    Boyz II Men may now be only a trio, but they are better than ever

    In the early '90s, Boyz II Men was one of those groups that was up-and-coming and had a great sound, awesome tracks, and released hits in which you always knew the words. Now, over 20 years later, they may have one less member and aren't up-and-coming, but everything else still rings true about them...
  • Marcel Camargo works with Gretchen Parlato for studious look into Jobim

    Marcel Camargo works with Gretchen Parlato for studious look into Jobim

    Behind Jobim is Marcel Camargo’s first real look into the music of this profound Brazilian artist. The first of a series of planned EPs, the São Paulo, Brazilian/L.A.-based, star-crossed sideman explores the music of Antônio “Tom” Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim indirectly, through the influences...
  • White jacks up ‘Tonight Show’ with ‘Lazaretto’ scorcher

    White jacks up ‘Tonight Show’ with ‘Lazaretto’ scorcher

    Just in case there were any oblivious music lovers that weren’t in on the worst kept secret this side of Area 51, blues rocker Jack White stopped by the “Tonight Show” to tattoo Jimmy Fallon’s eardrums with a blistering two-song mini-set celebrating the June 10 release of his sizzling new album...
  • The New Pornographers announce new album and fall tour dates

    The New Pornographers announce new album and fall tour dates

    Yesterday was a big day for the New Pornographers. The Canadian indie rock band announced on its website that its highly anticipated sixth album Brill Bruisers will be released on August 26. It will be the first New Pornographers record since 2010’s Together, which debuted at number 18 on the...
  • Brian Wilson is working on a new album with some modern greats, but some people on the internet don't like that.

    Brian Wilson silences haters, says he's working with Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey

    Brian Wilson is a genius. He’s the driving force behind the Beach Boys and one of the greatest composers in pop music history. He’s also very elusive and a little unstable, the very embodiment of the hoary cliche about tortured artists. So when news broke yesterday that Wilson has been working on...
  • Alejandro Escovedo is in a genre all of his own

    Alejandro Escovedo is in a genre all of his own

    When you listen to Alejandro Escovedo, it doesn't take long to figure out that this is an artist that is hard to classify into any specific genre. His music contains elements of rock, country, Americana, folk, blues and even a little soul. In that regard, probably the best comparison for Escovedo is...
  • 'Girls' star Lena Dunham reenacts Sia's 'Chandelier' video on 'Seth Meyers'

    'Girls' star Lena Dunham reenacts Sia's 'Chandelier' video on 'Seth Meyers'

    The video for Sia’s tremendous new song “Chandelier” is inching close to 27 million views (as of this writing) and is almost certain to be in the running for the Video of the Year award at the next VMAs. It’s an odd yet affecting video that shows tiny dancer Maddie Ziegler traipsing around a dimly...
  • The Roots drop haunting new video for 'Never'

    The Roots drop haunting new video for 'Never'

    The legendary Roots crew released a new video for the song “Never” today and it’s a haunting clip that illustrates many of the themes of their dark and dour new album And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. “Never” is the first (proper) song on the album and lays out the record’s overall tone as it...
  • Pepe Aguilar combines a variety of music to create his own Mexican flare

    Pepe Aguilar combines a variety of music to create his own Mexican flare

    The American born, Mexican singer Pepe Aguilar and MTV Latin America, have joined talent and forces to record an MTV Unplugged special which including special guests. The show is scheduled to be televised later this year and was recorded with a select audience. The show titled "Pepe Aguilar MTV...
  • Robyn Hitchcock – Pop rock surrealist extraordinaire

    Robyn Hitchcock – Pop rock surrealist extraordinaire

    Say the name Robyn Hitchcock and one thinks of the slithery things beneath stones, light bulb heads, a man’s wife and dead wife, insect mothers, balloon men, a woman mysteriously vibrating, flies, dead airmen floating beneath the sea and Raymond Chandler evenings. In other words, the subject matter...
  • Selena Gomez & The Scene never reunite after 2012 hiatus

    Selena Gomez & The Scene never reunite after 2012 hiatus

    Selena Gomez & the Scene released their first album, Kiss & Tell, in September of 2009. The album debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200. Their second album, A Year Without Rain, was released one year later and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200. In June of 2011, their third...
  • Real Estate's value is on the rise

    Real Estate's value is on the rise

    Real Estate is an indie-rock band originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey, now based in Brooklyn, New York. Formed in 2008 in their suburban home town, the band first released singles on the small labels Underwater Peoples and Woodsist.The band's first full length album Real Estate released in 200...
  • Watch: Damon Albarn plays Blur's 'Song 2' solo for the first time

    Watch: Damon Albarn plays Blur's 'Song 2' solo for the first time

    “Song 2” by Blur is probably the band’s best-known song on this side of the pond, a late-period grunge hit and most unlikely jock jam this side of The White Stripes’ “7 Nation Army.” The song is an effervescent burst of dynamic guitars and nonsensical lyrics (“I got my head checked/ by a jumbo jet...
  • Bullet for My Valentine reaches for fifth studio album

    Bullet for My Valentine reaches for fifth studio album

    Matthew Tuck, Michael Paget, Jason James, Michael Thomas and Nick Crandle make up the band from Wales known as Bullet for My Valentine. With hard-hitting heavy metal songs and varying melodic and screaming vocals, this band is everything the metal scene loves. The band first made its presence known...
  • Amanda Palmer says new Dresden Dolls album is a possibility

    Amanda Palmer says new Dresden Dolls album is a possibility

    By typing a single word on her Facebook page, Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer has given the band's cult following hope that a new Dresden Dolls album may be on the way. Late Tuesday night, Palmer announced on her Facebook page that she would respond to fan questions for the next 15 minutes. When...
  • Kacey Musgraves to bring 'The Trailer Song' to late-night TV

    Kacey Musgraves to bring 'The Trailer Song' to late-night TV

    Kacey Musgraves is the bold, sharp-shooting lyricist possessing a sweet voice, eccentric personality and a penchant of capturing real life in her songs. With two Grammy Awards under her proverbial belt, the singer-songwriter hopes to revive country music, which is currently steeped in party and and...
  • Lita Ford continues her reign as the Queen of Metal

    Lita Ford continues her reign as the Queen of Metal

    There's something to be said about royalty, especially when it comes to music. Elvis Presley is known as "The King of Rock And Roll"; Michael Jackson as the "King of Pop" and Ozzy Osbourne is considered to be the "Prince of Darkness" in musical circles. But for metal-heads (like me) there is only...
  • My Morning Jacket is a constituent music staple among their peers and fans

    My Morning Jacket is a constituent music staple among their peers and fans

    My Morning Jacket is not only musically cohesive as a band, but their band members are also just as revered in their solo projects. Each of the members aspirations and ventures have much success in their own right, and each of their talents knows no bounds. All of the current band members are either...
  • Teen pop act R5 announces summer tour, plays 'Good Morning America'

    Teen pop act R5 announces summer tour, plays 'Good Morning America'

    Teen pop group R5 are a rising act whose sugary sweet sound seems custom made for the carefree months of summer. Fittingly, the group announced a tour this week that will kick off on Sept. 3 in Orlando and wrap up just as summer draws to a close. R5 is comprised of siblings Rydel, Rocky, Ross, and...
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