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Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus Interview: 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Rapper Talks Recurring Dreams, Influences, Advice With "Wesley's Theory" Producer On BBC Radio 1 [LISTEN]

As promised, Flying Lotus took the time last night during his current residency with BBC Radio 1 to interview his frequent collaborator Kendrick Lamar about his latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly, for which FlyLo produced the opening track "Wesley's ...

B.B. King Hospitalized for Dehydration

The King of Blues, B.B. King, was rushed to the hospital last night, April 6, and treated for dehydration caused by his Type 2 diabetes. Initial reports did not include the reason for his hospital visit, but King's daughter later told 'The Los ...

The Best Choices for MLB Opening Day Anthems: Tinashe, Taylor Hicks, The Four Tops and More

The Major League Baseball Season is upon us and fans are flocking to their hometown stadiums to check out their respective squads begin the 162-game (more, if you're good) slog that is professional baseball. Part of the appeal of Opening Day is its ...

Classicalite Q&A with Loren M. Connors

The one, true guitar hero, Loren Connors is nothing if not prolific: 50-plus records as far flung as Drag City to Ecstatic Peace/Father Yod to Table of the Elements, as well as countless more via his own imprints (Daggett, St. Joan, Black Label, ...

Roomful of Teeth, Constella Festival Team Up for First-Ever Music Video

With Ward Swingle gone from the SATB earth and Tim Hauser transferring no more 'cross Manhattan, the timing couldn't be any more right for Roomful of Teeth to become our starriest vocal band. Fresh off one of the most exciting drones at the Met's ...

Amy Winehouse Documentary Trailer Reveals Heartbreaking Look at 'Rehab' Singer as Film Gets U.S. Distribution

One of the most talked about and highly anticipated music documentaries has finally received its first trailer. After plenty of buzz, fans have finally gotten the first glimpse of Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary, and it shows the story of the ...

Violinist Hilary Hahn Returns to Symphony Center in Chicago, Releases New Album of Concertos by Mozart and Vieuxtemps

Violinist Hilary Hahn will present a solo recital at Symphony Center on April 12, featuring works by Bach, Schumann and Debussy, as well as selections from her Grammy Award-winning album 'In 27 Pieces.' Hahn released her newest album, 'Mozart 5, ...

Picking The Final Four and NCAA Championship by Music Alumni: Will Kentucky, Duke, Wisconsin or Michigan State Win Out?

Music Times attempts to predict this weekend's Final Four basketball games and ultimately who will take the NCAA Championship game—Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke or Michigan State—by checking out what famous musicians attended the respective colleges.

Classicalite Q&A with Banjo Player Jake Schepps

Banjo player Jake Schepps sure is opening up the possibilities for his instrument: contemporary classical bluegrass? Yes, a thousand times so. In fact, his latest album, Entwined (Fine Mighty), is the perfect manifestation of a seemingly non-existent ...

Rihanna, Madonna, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & More Show Support For Jay Z's TIDAL Streaming Service

As previously reported, Taylor Swift recently put her music (minus 1989) on Jay Z's new streaming service TIDAL after removing it from Spotify last year. Now a slew of big-name artists, such as Kanye West, Jack White's Third Man Records, Rihanna, ...

'High Minded' and Low Bass: Tim Storms, Saint-Saëns and Enya Get Lower Than Hip-Hop and Dubstep Ever Could

Bass gets a bad rap in music, usually seen as a destroyer of stereos or a noise complaint to the police waiting to happen. Two clever engineering students at George Mason University used the power of sub-bass to their advantage however, channeling ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bracket Challenge Round 2: Vote Who Moves On...Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A. and More

Heavy hitters such as Nine Inch Nails, Green Day and N.W.A. have all moved on to the second round of Music Times' annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tournament. By combining the obsessive bracketology of March Madness with the annual naming of ...

Germanwings Crash Victims Include Two Opera Singers - Oleg Bryjak & Maria Rander - Newlyweds and Teens

As it has been reported, a Germanwings airliner bound for Düsseldorf was deliberately brought down by its co-pilot this week. Among the victims of the crash were teenagers, newlyweds and two opera singers.

Stream Caravan of Thieves' New Album 'Kiss Kiss' Early, Exclusively On Music Times [LISTEN]

Caravan of Thieves' new album, Kiss Kiss, arrives tomorrow (March 31), but you can listen to it a day early exclusively here at Music Times.

Crying Villanova Piccolo Player Performs on Jimmy Fallon, Receives Taylor Swift Tickets

If playing the world's smallest violin is metaphor for sob stories then what about the piccolo? For Roxanne Chalifoux and the windy instrument, it represents, actually, physical tears. Now viral, she was recently invited to perform on Jimmy Fallon ...

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