Happy Birthday MJ: How 'Remember The Time' Reminds Us Of Michael Jackson's Greatness
Michael Jackson would have turned 56 today. Since his 2009 death, the otherworldly music icon's ever-evolving legend has taken an even more surreal turn: his peerless mystique a study in how the afterlife of music's highest selling solo act has skyrocketed into an unprecedented fourth act.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Fricke's Picks Radio: Rival Sons, Robyn Hitchcock and Elvin Bishop
There is no running theme in this outing, aside from the strong new music that has come through in late summer warm, chunky blues from veteran guitarist Elvin Bishop ; Communion , a four-sided conceptual blast from the Canadian power-pop band Sloan and a lot of names starting with R: the California grinding-blues band Rival Sons , currently blowing ... (more)
[Editorials] 6 Notable Points From Andre 3000's Latest Press Run
Andre 3000 has recently spoken with both Esquire and The New York Times. In addition to exactly how Erykah Badu influenced him, here are five other takeaways from 3 Stacks' latest, rare media opps.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Dirty Water Records Presents: The Youth - 'Nothing But...'
"...these songs are some of the most brilliantly executed examples of garage beat from a young contemporary band that you're ever likely to hear."
Let's Do This: Portugal. The Man, Grouplove, Jason Mraz, Juicy J
Fun fact about critically acclaimed neo-soul singer Bilal : He was discovered in his teens by none other than the drummer of the Spin Doctors.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Cheryl Reid's Lotus Records nurtures new talent and moves dance music forward
Cheryl Reid is the owner of independent record label Lotus Records , she's earned the right to own and control anything that she creates.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
New York Daily News
Who are Fifth Harmony? Girl Group beats Sam Smith, others at VMAs
Fifth Harmony beat Sam Smith, 5SOS, Schoolboy Q and Charli XCX to win the Artist to Watch category at the VMAs.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Home of the Groove
Funkify Your Life - Show #3 - Playlist
Air dates: Thursday, 8/21/2014, at 1:00 PM Central and Friday, 8/22/2014, at 9:00 PM, on KRVS 88.7 FM Lafayette..
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Washington Post
One last wind-up for the Godfather of Go-Go
It's 11 p.m. on a Tuesday in a Capitol Heights, Md., industrial park. An open tire shop seems like the only sign of life among the warehouses.
Trooper is set to play the PNE.
Hailed as Canada's No. 1 party band, Trooper have contributed scores of songs into our country's musical mosaic and still continue to sell out shows nearly 40 years later.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Boyz II Men, En Vogue, Keith Sweat at Champions Square cancelled
Wanya Morris , Shawn Stockman and Nathan Morris of the R&B group Boyz II Men are joined by former band mamber Michael McCary during a ceremony marking the band's Star on Hollywood Boulevard on January 5, 2012 in California.
Steamy adult drama Keyed throws Music City a key party
The phenomenon of "key parties" dates back to the swingers culture of the '70s, and ever since it has been an object of fascination in pop culture, from The Ice Storm to the shortlived 2008 TV series Swingtown .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Los Gatos shorts: Literary Fair features bestsellinng authors
A free Literary Fair featuring bestselling authors Laurie R. King and Jay Elliot will be held Aug. 23, noon-3 p.m., on the front lawn of the civic center, 110 E. Main St. King is a mystery writer and Elliot is the Los Gatos author who has penned several books about Steve Jobs.
P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festivals marks 10-year anniversary
Over the course of the past decade over 250 jazz, blues, R&B, soul, funk and gospel performances have taken place on the festival's stages.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
LORDE Confirmed as a Presenter for MTV Video Music Awards
AUCKLAND, AUGUST 2OTH Fresh from announcing a sure to be sell out NZ Tour, Pop sensation Lorde has been confirmed overnight as a presenter for the '2014 MTV Video Music Awards' .
All About Jazz
FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Maxwell Enlists Eclectic Lineup for Caribbean Cruise
Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Ledisi, Joe, Chrisette Michele, DL Hughley and more have been invited for the inaugural Maxwell + The 7 Seas, May 3-10, 2015.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Transforming Songs into Songtracks
Today, as royalties from conventional music sales are increasingly dammed , placing one's music in film soundtracks, TV underscores, and commercials is increasingly valid, and there's a constant need for instrumental tracks.
VH1 to Premiere New Series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, 9/15
VH1's hit franchise "Love & Hip Hop" is heading to Tinseltown with the series premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood."
Lauren R. Stevens: 'Land grab' hysteria
The federal Clean Water Act, passed 42 years ago -- together with the Clean Air Act -- changed the attitude in the United States toward the use of our re sourc es.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Homemade Jamz, Bobby Rush to play Down on Main tonight
The Perry siblings started playing music long before the eldest member could even drive; now the youngest is about to get behind the wheel.