Slowdive will be playing at New York's Terminal 5 tomorrow (Oct. 25) as part of the CMJ Music Marathon before making their way across North America, Music Times chatted with founding member Rachel Goswell about the band's return to the stage and their plans for the future.
Visions of cheerleaders oftentimes bring up teenage girls in mini-skirts supporting the local varsity team, but that's not always what a "cheerleader" is. Enter, Philadelphia indie pop outfit Cheerleader, the latest buzzing band to enter the scene.
Cold War Kids drop their fifth studio album, Hold My Home, tomorrow (Oct. 21). Serving as the follow-up to 2013's Dear Miss Lonely Hearts, the album explores the notion of "home" and features production from guitarist Dan Gallucci and frequent collaborator Lars Stalfors (Mars Volta, Matt & Kim). We chatted with frontman Nathan Willett about the inspiration behind the new effort, how the band has evolved, their tour plans, and the special memorabilia available to fans on their PledgeMusic campaign.
Taylor Swift addresses the haters, moving to New York and her evolving sound in a new interview with Billboard. Here's what we learned. Read this
You won't catch Ebola from attending the CMJ Music Marathon this week but here are five disease-ridden bands that you could have caught. During their sets, that is. Read this
Sam Smith trades in delicate piano melodies for hard-hitting guitars and drums on his newest single "Like I Can." Read this
If Iranian-born performers thought they were going to get the same treatment as Queen and Freddie Mercury...dream on. It's still not the best place to launch a music career. Well, perhaps "launch," but not continue. That's why some of the country's best performers have now set up shop in nations outside of their homeland. Check out some examples of Iran's diverse musical output. Read this
Swift continues to rip off Katy Perry's sound, and we're totally okay with it as long as we get more tunes like "Blank Space." Read this
'Love Ran Red' could possibly be Tomlin's best to date. This is an album that will go straight from your ears to your heart.Read more »
There may be no better place in the world for aspiring music industry professionals to learn about cutting-edge music technology and innovative business sense then at a school that bears the namesakes of Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre.Read more »
It was inevitable, right? I am talking about a potential case of the Ebola virus popping up in the Big Apple. On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23, Dr. Craig Spencer was rushed from his Harlem home with a police escort en route to Bellevue Hospital. Spencer returned from Africa about 10 days ago after spending time in Guinea treating Ebola patients. He is now suffering from a 103-degree fever and nausea.Read more »
A New York inspired stage set covered in graffiti along with multi-leveled platforms and personal pull up bars was the perfect playground for superstar, Jason Derulo and his six background dancers to perform for two hours in New York City's Best Buy Theater, for his "Talk Dirty Tour."Read more »
According to musicthatmakesyoudumb.com, the brightest of us listen to Beethoven and Radio head while the dumber prefer to take in Lil Wayne and...jazz music? We offer some insights and just general thoughts about the findings.Read more »
Although she is one of the world's biggest pop stars, Taylor Swift is merely human and she has fears like the rest of us. As "Billboard" notes, the singer stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" recently and talked to the host about her deepest fear: sea urchins. She also dished on Adam Levine's weakness.Read more »