HAL WILLNER, MUSIC PRODUCER WHO MELDED STYLES, DIES AT 64

He was best known for assembling diverse casts of performers to play a slightly off-center body of work, and for obliterating the lines...

JOHN PRINE'S 15 ESSENTIAL SONGS

He showed how much humor you could put in a song and still be taken seriously. The singer and songwriter died of complications of Covid-19...

 
 
 

JOHN PRINE'S 15 ESSENTIAL SONGS

He showed how much humor you could put in a song and still be taken seriously. The singer and songwriter died of complications of Covid-19...

AS VIRUS THREATENS ORCHESTRAS, TRADE GROUP TAPS A NEW LEADER

The League of American Orchestras chose Simon Woods, who left the Los Angeles Philharmonic abruptly last September, as its next chief...

 
 
 

PEARL JAM AND GREEN DAY ARE STILL GOING STRONG. BUT CAN THEY EVOLVE?

Both bands started in the 1990s and have arena-sized followings today. On new albums, they take vastly different approaches than they...

ANGRY FANS SAY FIRST THE CONCERTS WERE CANCELED, THEN THE REFUNDS

Ticket vendors are being criticized for treating the thousands of live events that were called off as postponements, on which some...

 
 
 

A NEW ALBUM REFLECTS A COMPOSER'S STUBBORN VERSATILITY

Paul Dessau, who collaborated with Bertolt Brecht and Walt Disney, is relatively obscure in part because he diverged from musical trends.

JOHN PRINE, WHO CHRONICLED THE HUMAN CONDITION IN SONG, DIES AT 73

A folk singer and songwriter with a raspy voice and an offbeat humor, he was revered by his peers, including Bob Dylan. He died of...

 
 
 

JOHN PRINE, WHO CHRONICLED THE HUMAN CONDITION IN SONG, DIES AT 73

The folk singer and songwriter with a raspy voice and an offbeat humor was revered by peers including Bob Dylan.

YVES TUMOR REDEFINES ROCK STARDOM, BODY ON THE LINE

The musician known for a constantly shifting sound moves a little closer to standard pop on the new album “Heaven to a Tortured Mind,”...

 
 
 

EXCUSE MY FRENCH: FRANGLAIS RAPPERS RAISE HACKLES IN QUEBEC

Critics in Montreal say hip-hop artists mixing French and English are threatening the future of the French language in the majority...

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ANNOUNCES NEW GRANTS

The agency, which recently received $75 million as part of the coronavirus stimulus package, announces new funding for 224 projects...

 
 
 

PHILHARMONIC PLAYERS, FIRED ON MISCONDUCT GROUNDS, ARE REINSTATED

The firings of Liang Wang and Matthew Muckey, over allegations of unspecified sexual misconduct, were overruled by an independent arbitrator.

IT'S A TIKTOK! NO, IT'S A SONG! DRAKE AND THE VIRAL FEEDBACK LOOP

“Toosie Slide” is one of a few new hip-hop songs that weren't songs first - they were ideas spreading on social media.

 
 
 

DUA LIPA'S UNPLANNED, UNCERTAIN, UNPRECEDENTED ALBUM LAUNCH

The English pop star spent years preparing to release her anticipated second LP, “Future Nostalgia.” Should she - and could she - do...

JUDGE DISMISSES CASE AGAINST UNIVERSAL MUSIC OVER LOSSES IN 2008 FIRE

A group of high-profile musicians and estates had sued the Universal Music Group over a fire that destroyed thousands of archived recordings.

 
 
 

HAS THE CORONAVIRUS MADE THE INTERNET BETTER?

Social media is bringing family and friends together, raising money and spreading art freely around the world. What took so long?

THE WEEKND REPEATS AT NO. 1, BUT SPOTIFY'S TOP SONGS ARE SLIPPING

Listening habits continue to shift during the coronavirus pandemic, leading to the third straight week of decline for the streaming...

 
 
 

CRISTINA, CULT DOWNTOWN NEW YORK SINGER, DIES AT 64

A fixture in New York's dance-music nightlife of the late '70s and early '80s, she gained new attention in 2004 when her albums were...

SAM HUNT AND KENNY ROGERS, COUNTRY MUSIC RULE-BENDERS

Both artists pulled Nashville in fresh directions, and gave the genre growing pains.

 
 
 



SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

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Dennis Quaid Says Donald Trump is “Doing a Good Job” Handling the COVID-19...

Dennis Quaid Says Donald Trump is “Doing a Good Job” Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

In a new interview with The Daily Beast , actor Dennis Quaid defended Donald Trump , saying he's “doing a good job” handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Quaid, who identifies as an... Read more ...

Watch Natalie Maines Cover “Angel From Montgomery” In Tribute To John Prine

Watch Natalie Maines Cover “Angel From Montgomery” In Tribute To John Prine

The whole world is reeling from the loss of John Prine, who passed away yesterday after a battle with coronavirus that started a couple of weeks ago. Artists have been paying... Read more ...

Cherie Currie Announces Digital Release of Album Featuring Billy Corgan...

Cherie Currie Announces Digital Release of Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Duff McKagan, and More

Legendary Runaways singer Cherie Currie has announced a digital release of her latest solo album, Blvds of Splendor. The LP features three bonus tracks, including a cover of... Read more ...

Megadeth's David Ellefson Releases “Simple Truth” Single Benefitting...

Megadeth's David Ellefson Releases “Simple Truth” Single Benefitting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson 's solo project, simply called Ellefson, has released a new single “Simple Truth” and an accompanying EP of the same name. Proceeds from the... Read more ...

Avey Tare Offers Fans Hope on New Song “Wake My Door”: Stream

Avey Tare Offers Fans Hope on New Song “Wake My Door”: Stream

Animal Collective member Avey Tare is back with his first new song of 2020. Titled “Wake My Door”, it's meant to bring “a little bit of sun” into the lives of his fans during... Read more ...

Madewell Launched a New Line With Parachute Home and It's a Cozy Dream

Madewell Launched a New Line With Parachute Home and It's a Cozy Dream

There's nothing more exciting than when two of my favorite brands join together for a cute home collaboration. That's why I couldn't be more ready to shop Madewell's new line... Read more ...

Watch Julien Baker Sing The Hell Out Of New Song “Mercy”

Watch Julien Baker Sing The Hell Out Of New Song “Mercy”

Last night, Julien Baker played a 17-minute livestream set from her home. Baker's set was a part of Lunch Without Borders, a livestream event for Isol-Aid. Gordi curated the... Read more ...

Randy Newman Shares Coronavirus Song “Stay Away”

Randy Newman Shares Coronavirus Song “Stay Away”

Recently, KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California, asked the songwriting legend Randy Newman to say a few words about social distancing - "because of my scientific... Read more ...

9 Significant Things The Weeknd Just Revealed About His Life and After Hours...

9 Significant Things The Weeknd Just Revealed About His Life and After Hours Album

We're not used to seeing The Weeknd give interviews, but he seems to have had a change of heart coming into 2020. After gracing the cover of Carine Roitfeld's CR Men March... Read more ...

A Big Old Goofy World: 13 Essential John Prine Deep Cuts

A Big Old Goofy World: 13 Essential John Prine Deep Cuts

I didn't think John Prine would die. I always thought he would disappear into some dark jungle, carried along by a herd of wild pachyderms. Or he would ride a steamer out over... Read more ...