Sande in double win at song awards
Her hit song Next To Me was named best song musically and lyrically, and also won the prize for most performed work.
Chain Store Age
Retailers Must 'Think Visual'
Among the many albums released by legendary rock band The Kinks, "Think Visual" stands as a forgettable collection of generic hard rock songs released in the mid-1980s, when the British Invasion pioneers were long past their creative prime and worn down from years of infighting.
What are the best education songs out there? There are obvious candidates like the Beach Boys' classic "Be True To Your School" or Van Halen's "Hot for Teacher." Or the political, like Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall." And then songs with a powerful education line, for example Springsteen's "No Surrender." But there is plenty of obscure ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Vampire Weekend Frontman Ezra Koenig on the Brand-New Album and His College Advice
Vampire Weekend is known for catchy, addictive pop that's also sprinkled with high-brow cultural references .
Woods cover The Kinks' "God's Children" for a new b-side
It's a transitional time for Brooklyn's Woods , as the indie rock band prepares to move out of their recording studio and home Rear House and welcomes a new drummer to the fold.
Sat May 11, 2013
Suggs: My Life Story In Word and Music
The frontman of Madness, one of Britain's best loved bands, tells us he has been singer, drummer, disc jockey, record producer, television presenter, chat-show host and even a butcher.
Thu May 09, 2013
Curtain's up on theatre's encore two decades on
The Leith Theatre is set to reopen for the first time in more than two decades, with a charity poised to be granted a lease for the historic arts venue.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Catbirds offer up blues infused rock for your listening pleasure
Chandler Travis is a man of many talents. He has been dishing out catchy tunes for listener's ears since the 70's writing some of the best music that many people have never heard.
Fantasia 2013: Frontieres Projects Revealed
Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival, widely acclaimed as one of the largest and most influential genre film festivals in the world, is proud to announce the official selections of the second edition of its Frontieres International Co-Production Market.
Thu May 02, 2013
Melvins: Everybody Loves Sausages [Reviews]
Released: Apr 30, 2013 Genre: Experimental Rock, Covers Label: Ipecac Number Of Tracks: 13 These aren't your average cover songs, but at the same time, Melvins aren't what you would call an average band.
Wed May 01, 2013
BMG Completes Acquisitions Of Mute And Sanctuary Catalogs
BMG has completed its acquisitions of the music catalogs of Mute and Sanctuary from Universal Music Group .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Off the Kuff
Saturday video break: You Really Got Me
Song #22 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is "You Really Got Me", originally by The Kinks and covered by Van Halen.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Christian guitar legend Phil Keaggy to be honored with ASCAP award
According to a press release from The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publisher , Phil Keaggy is slotted to be honored with the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award.
BURNLEY'S 25th International R'n'B Festival will be graced by The Zombies on May 5 this year.
The band, having celebrated their 50th anniversary last year, are busier than ever and have managed to squeeze their appearance in Burnley in their UK tour.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
James Moore: Primark - the next new face of Regent Street?
Outlook Even in the midst of a general economic malaise, some groups will be benefiting.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The Village Green Preservation Society
Regular readers of this blog should remember ber-talented filmmaker/producer/musician/progressive impresario Sarah Sophie Flickr's recent rad projects like her Get Out the Vote PSA set to Lesley Gore's ' You Don't Own Me ' and her anti-fracking ad, ' Don't Frack My Mother .' This Earth Day, Flickr joined forces with the Rainforest Alliance and ... (more)
Fri Apr 19, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
All Time Top Ten: Episode 66 - Top Ten Songs By The Kinks w/Hans DeKline, Segment 1
The Mount Rushmore of 1960's British Invasion bands would arguably be The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who and The Kinks.
Isabel Aimee New Album 'Aligned'
Isabel Aimee is releasing her new album 'Aligned' at the beginning on June. This kind of talent is irrepressible.
Martin and Gary Kemp: 'We complement each other'
They went from being new romantics in Spandau Ballet to playing London gangsters in the film The Krays.
Thu Apr 18, 2013
Plath's poems - and music inspired by her works
Double Ivor Novello award nominees The Leisure Society will perform an acoustic set of songs inspired by Sylvia Plath's writing in Hebden Bridge on Friday, April 19 .