Music Times writers share an office area of roughly 45 sq. ft, which makes having face-to-face conversations totally impossible. Junk Mail is these millenials' attempt to discuss and review the week's hottest album releases... without needing to look at each other. This week: Carolyn Menyes, Kyle Dowling, and Caitlin Carter email back and forth about 5 Seconds of Summer's self-titled debut album.
If you're in the mood, don't turn these songs on, because they will turn you off. Here are the 10 least sexy songs with "Sex" in the title.
Music Times looks at six albums from huge performers that have recorded live records at the historic Tokyo music venue.
Lenny Kravitz has shared his latest single “Sex,” which you can listen to below. The song is the first single off of Kravitz’s upcoming album Strut, which will be out on September 23 through Roxie Records. Strut will be Kravitz’s tenth studio album, his first since 2011’s Black and White America. Read this
The joke that MTV doesn't dabble as much in music videos as it used to is kind of passé. Although the video is far from old fashioned, the network is looking to adapt with the new wave by taking to streaming. Vicacom—which owns MTV, VH1 and Country Music Television—entered into a marketing partnership with Spotify as a further method of curating music. Read this
Lily Allen's photo prank went all wrong and Australian police are now investigating. Read this
If this album was for real, it would've been worth well more than the price of a typical compilation album. However, it wasn't real. Portland musician Kasey Anderson was sentenced to four years in prison for convincing investors that he had assembled a superb set of acts for a charity album, and thus robbed them of more than $600,000. Read this
Rihanna's stalker is behind bars after hand-delivering threatening letters to the pop star in New York. Read this
The Bayreuth Opera Festival in Germany might have gotten off to a rough start, so Music Times figured it would try to help by offering a tribute of its own to Richard Wagner, the key honoree of the annual opera fest. Thanks to the epic nature of the instrumental charge, the theme has been used over and over again in popular television and film. Some of the best, most renowned (and most loathed) examples are listed.Read more »
Today marks the 50th birthday of Pantera (and Down) bassist Rex Brown. He was often overshadowed by his loud and recognizable cohorts while with the band, but Music Times wrangled up some examples to demonstrate why he deserves more credit.Read more »