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PREMIERE: Slim Wray's "The Way I Get By" Off 'Post No Bills'

Garage surf-rock trio Slim Wray's forthcoming EP, Post No Bills, out July 14, proliferates that 1960's beach babe sound. Recorded in Bunker Studios in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Post No Bills is the gritty, cymbal-heavy, blues infused answer to ...

8 Big City Mayors Sing Lorde, LL Cool J, Idina Menzel and More [VIDEO]

Philadelphia citizens and hip-hops fans got a gift over the weekend when Mayor Michael Nutter joined The Roots onstage at the Philly Fourth of July Jam to perform the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight." His performance was flawless and he ended the ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Pharrell, Prince, Beach House and ...

Geico's Music Guest Stars: Salt-N-Pepa, Little Richard, Kenny Rogers and More

The latest commercial from Progressive Insurance features Carnie Wilson of the '90s pop standouts Wilson Phillips. One company has spent the last decade atop the wacky insurance commercial game is, of course, Geico. We went back and found all of ...

Goldroom: "I Want To Write An Actual Album" [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

31-year-old Los Angeles based, producer, musician and DJ Josh Legg, known professionally as Goldroom, is one of the artists making some of the finest music you can listen to with your shoes kicked off, relaxing in a lawn chair and a cold brew in your ...

Ranking '1776' Track-by-Track for July 4th: John Adams, Ben Franklin...America!

The July 4th weekend approaches and that means your correspondent will engage in his yearly tradition of putting on the soundtrack to the Broadway musical 1776, nothing singing along and thanking the Lord that someone saw fit to give John Adams some ...

Billboard Hot 100 vs. Official Charts Company: 2Pac, Wiz Khalifa and 40 Years of No. 1s

Few people realize just how different the music across the pond is from that we listen to in America, that the Hot 100 doesn't exist in the UK, and that its equivalent to our singles chart doesn't just feature a whole bunch of American artists with ...

What Performers Have Played Historic Venues Most? Carnegie Hall, Red Rocks, More

Billy Joel made history at one of the most acclaimed music venues in the world this week when he played his 65th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The total helped him to surpass that of friend Elton John, giving him the most ...

Debbie Harry by Decade: Celebrating the Blondie Frontwoman's 70th Birthday

The year 1945 was an astounding one for music history, giving us Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, John Fogerty and Carly Simon. Add another big 70th birthday to the year, as July 1 marks the near-diamond anniversary of Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry. Music ...

Greece, Colonel Tom Parker, Allen Klein and Other Bad Money Managers

Odds are, if you're reading Music Times right now, you aren't all that interested in the current financial crisis of Greece, or the fact that the nation failed to pay the 1.5 billion euros it owed the International Monetary Fund as its bailout ...

XCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: 'Terminator Genisys' Composer Lorne Balfe

Terminator Genisys is easily one of the most anticipated movies of 2015, hitting theaters this week just ahead of the July 4th weekend. We already know that this film isn't going the usual route we se in Hollywood, avoiding the prequel, sequel and ...

The 7 Highest Music Incomes of The Last 5 Years; Dr. Dre, One Direction and More

Forbes released its annual Celebrity 100 list this week, a feature that ranks celebrities of all stripes—music, film, sports—by how socially active they are and how much they bring in. Although a number of factors add up to the final ranking, we ...

David Bowie's 6 Epic Duets with Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger and More

Thirty years ago today, the world was in rapture over Live Aid and the dozens of musicians who were finding ways to help the cause. Two of those musicians were David Bowie and Mick Jagger, who paired up for the iconic song (and video) for "Dancing In ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Janet Jackson, Lauryn Hill, St. ...

The Eagles' 5 No. 1 Hits May Surprise You (Hint: 'Already Gone' Ain't One)

Today marks the 40th anniversary of The Eagles' "One of These Nights" getting to no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Getting to the top of the pop charts is one of the most difficult accomplishments in music, even for a major act (and even more difficult ...

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