11 hrs ago
Bobby shines a calmer light
As Primal Scream release their 10th album, frontman Bobby Gillespie tells Andy Welch how revisiting the past helped to inspire the new tracks Interviewing Bobby Gillespie brings certain expectations.
22 hrs ago
The York Daily Record
Celebrity birthdays for May 17
Today's birthdays: Actor Peter Gerety is 73. Singer Taj Mahal is 71. Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester is 69.
Chuck Brown Fans, Friends Assemble for Joyous Tribute at Howard Theatre
The day Chuck Brown died, fans gathered in front of the Howard Theatre for a sprawling candlelight vigil as outdoor speakers cranked go-go into the streets.
The Washington Post
Sheila E. had no plans to become a professional musician. She grew up playing drums and watching her father, Pete Escovedo, a Latin jazz musician, play in a band called Azteca.
Fri May 17, 2013
Ain't It Cool News
Aicn Horror looks at Errors of the Human Body! Separation! Home Sweet Home! Nine Miles Down! & More
AICN HORROR looks at ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY! SEPARATION! HOME SWEET HOME! TIED! NINE MILES DOWN! HOUSE OF BAD! LUSTER! THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE! A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Remake! Greetings, all.
National Public Radio
Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'
In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make the latest Daft Punk album in a real studio, with real musicians.
Big Boi's Wild Ride
Back in 2003, when the white-hot OutKast released dual solo albums - Big Boi's Speakerboxxx and Andr 3000's The Love Below - something peculiar happened: Big Boi arrived.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Gorse Fox
The Bomb Squad
On this anniversary of the Damnbusters Raid, the Gorse Fox thought he should mention a problem that that has been vexing the Silver Vixen and Gorse Fox.
LIVE: The Bernie Worrell Orchestra @ Putnam Den, 5/10/13
If there were any doubt that the Capital District is solidly on the Funk map, recent events should take care of that.
Remembering Chuck Brown: Go-Go legend died one year ago
It's hard to believe that it was one year ago when the music world, and the D.C. area, lost Chuck Brown.
20th Annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival Announces Lineup
The 20th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival proudly announced their 2013 festival lineup .
Kool & the Gang to perform at Nissan celebration
Camille Young, Nissan's spokeswoman at the Canton plant said in a news release that the event will be held at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson.
Tue May 14, 2013
Peggy Curran: Mayoralty race about to get real
Or maybe that's just the blurry haze from our collective concussion. Montrealers have been wandering around in a big funk for a couple of years now, a metropolis punch-drunk from the lingering effects of being battered by falling paralumes and clanging pots, then hit over the head by the daily thump-thump of corrupt officials, bagmen and wily ... (more)
Live Music Blog
Rooster Walk 2013: Leftover Salmon, Dumpstaphunk, Kung Fu and More
The 5th annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival is set to go down once again in Martinsville, VA over Memorial Day weekend in the scenic rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Dave Koz: Summer Horns
Tower of Power's 1974 album, "Back To Oakland," was the first album ever that Dave Koz remembers buying.
Mon May 13, 2013
State fair concert series features Weird Al, Four Tops
The California State Fair has announced its lineup of concert for the fair scheduled to run between July 12 to 28.
Kool & The Gang's "Summer Madness"
From the February 22, 1975 episode of Soul Train, the marvelous jam " Summer Madness " by Kool & The Gang, whose slick suits beat robot helmets any year.
Philadelphia's WB 17
Mother's Day Trip to Boardwalk Hall
The Eye Opener family hopes you had a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday! The rain departed just in time for a beautiful Sunday! I enjoyed the occasion by spending my Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City for the 5th annual Mother's Day Music Festival presented by Platinum Productions.
Sun May 12, 2013
Hard News: Media3: Parliament Live
I doubt that anyone would have anticipated that one of 2013's television hits would have been captured by the cameras of Parliament TV, yet that is what happened .
Bobby Gillespie on Primal Scream's 10th album
INTERVIEWING Bobby Gillespie brings certain expectations. Since their debut, Sonic Flower Groove, was released in 1987, his band Primal Scream have been something of a byword for rock'n'roll excess.