It's no longer freezing in New York after months of snow and gloomy weather. Could the members of Incan Abraham have brought some Los Angeles warmth with them? As they sit on a bench outside of The Brooklyn Bowl, they speak of their upcoming album, Tolerance, as a "tombstone" of sorts. It's the band's debut LP, but they describe it as quite literally a record of the years they've worked leading up to this point.
Happy tax day! If you feel stressed out and miserable that you waited until the last minute to do your taxes (if that's the case, stop reading this and get back to your taxes), don't feel so bad; even the rich and famous are awful at paying the IRS. Here are seven musicians that have run into trouble with Uncle Sam.
Each week we like to compile some our favorite tracks from the past seven days into a mixtape perfect for sharing with you and your friends. This time around we have new songs from Haley Bonar, Eels, WIFE and many more!
Mexican music icon Juan Gabriel needs to take a few more days before continuing his first string of shows in the United States in nearly seven years. The vocalist was hospitalized on Monday morning in Las Vegas after playing a show at the Mandalay Bay. Doctors diagnosed Gabriel with pneumonia after he complained of fever and heavy congestion. Read this
Happy tax day! If you feel stressed out and miserable that you waited until the last minute to do your taxes (if that's the case, stop reading this and get back to your taxes), don't feel so bad; even the rich and famous are awful at paying the IRS. Here are seven musicians that have run into trouble with Uncle Sam. Read this
Here comes today's surprise breaking news of the day: People listen to music at work. Streaming services such as Spotify are making this ever easier, and the service took the time to conduct a survey and figure out just what we office dwellers are listening to, and when. Read this
It's been a while since we've written about the Jackson family's lawsuit against AEG Live, but things may be winding down for good. Superior Court judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled Monday that Katherine Jackson, mother of pop star Michael Jackson, should pay $800,000 of the legal fees for AEG Live, whom she had sued for allegedly negligently hiring doctor Conrad Murray. Read this
Interactive music videos are all the rage in music at the moment, and the Tribeca Film Festival wasn't about to let the times get away from it. As part of a contest, more than 125 videos were submitted from around the world in consideration for use with songs by Ellie Goulding, Damon Albarn and Aloe Blacc. Read this
An all-star collection of Australian female performers have adapted 'I Touch Myself' to lend a positive meaning to the track, at least from the physical health perspective.Read more »
Sir Thomas Allen has been named "music adviser" to Scottish Opera. The company has been music directorless since the abrupt resignation of its then-new music director Emmauel Joel-Hornak.Read more »
A BBC Radio listener poll demonstrated that the most popular Britpop track didn't come from one of the two bands Americans have become overly familiar with (Oasis or Blur), but rather Pulp. The group's "Common People" came out on top.Read more »
Laura Wright has made the brave decision to run the London Marathon on Sunday in, well, hardly anything--stopping halfway through to sing "Jerusalem" on Tower Bridge.Read more »
Well, that didn't take long! The new UK Culture Secretary hasn't even had the job for one week and already he's managed to alienate some notables in the arts world.Read more »
At its core, "West Coast" retains everything that makes a song a signature Del Rey tune. Her hushed whispering voice floats around the music, particularly in the dreamily ethereal chorus, which boasts layers upon layers of tracking. It's almost as if there is a full-blown choir of Lana Del Reys.Read more »