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Mountain Jam 2016 Lineup: Beck, Wilco and Avett Brothers Headline as Tickets Go On Sale

If camping out in the mountains and releaxing to folk and indie rock just so happens to be your thing, then wait no longer: Mountain Jam 2016 has announced its full lineup. For its latest rendition, Beck, Wilco and The Avett Brothers will headline.

Gallant, Sufjan Stevens Deliver Powerful Cover Of 'Blue Bucket of Gold'

A name everyone should be getting familiar with in 2016, Gallant and someone everyone should already be familiar with Sufjan Stevens have linked up on a stunning new cover of "Blue Bucket of Gold," taken from the folk musician's celebrated album ...

Avett Brothers & Friends Covered Tom Petty's 'Don't Do Me Like That' on New Year's Eve [WATCH]

The Avett Brothers celebrated New Year’s Eve with fans in their home state of North Carolina at Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday night (Dec. 31) and performed a rocking rendition of Tom Petty's "Don't Do Me Like That" during their 31-song set.

Arcade Fire, The National's Matt Beringer Collaborated for 'Wake Up' at NYE Show

For those with deep pocket books and a passion for helping those in Haiti, musical and life partners Win Butler and Régine Chassagne performed a slew of songs at an exclusive event New Year's Ever joined by El VY and The National lead singer Matt ...

25 Best Songs 2015: The Weeknd, Drake, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar & More

Among your “Pretty Girls” and Vine stars, you had real gems in 2015. From some surprise pop breakthroughs from the likes of Jason Derulo and The Weeknd to touching indie songs from Braids and Sufjan Stevens and some of the most fiery rap in years ...

EXCLUSIVE Interview with 'The Big Short' Score Composer Nicholas Britell

In a new exclusive interview with the film's composer, Music Times learned about composer Nicholas Britell's approach to the score of 'The Big Short,' his experience working with director Adam McKay and much more. Read more on the score and Britell ...

Vinyl Records Get Their Own Stock Market, Thanks to Discogs and RBMA

Discogs and Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) have teamed up for Vinyl Marketwatch, a new site that tracks vinyl record prices. Described on the new project's website as "an collaborative ongoing experiment" between the two companies, the Vinyl ...

Mumford & Sons Pen Open Letter Denouncing Secondary Ticket Sales, Ask Fans to Petition

Mumford & Sons are fed up with the practice of secondary ticket selling, the practice of buying concert tickets in bulk only to re-sell them at a much higher price, and the band is taking their fight to the people.

Ashley Monroe Covers Joni Mitchell's Sad Christmas Song 'River' [WATCH]

Ashley Monroe recently performed an acoustic cover of Joni Mitchell's sad Christmas song of sorts, "River," as part of the A.V. Club's Holiday Undercover series, and she certainly gave the beautifully somber track its justice.

Joanna Newsom Talks Husband Andy Samberg, Teaches Larry King to Play the Harp [WATCH]

Larry King had previously teased an episode of his where harp queen Joanna Newsom would teach him how to play the magnificent instrument, well, that episode has aired, featuring an interview where the artist talks about her actor/comedian husband ...

Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits and More Contribute to Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album

Alligator Records has announced the release of God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson. Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits, Lucinda William and a number of other artists have contributed newly recorded versions of the iconic slide ...

Robert Plant, Kindness, Tinariwen, More Contribute New Tracks for Charity Album for Refugees

Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant have teamed-up with the British Red Cross for a charity album that aims to shine the spotlight on real-life experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the U.K. and around the world, while also raising ...

Joanna Newsom Performs 'Divers' Track 'Leaving The City' on 'Colbert' [WATCH]

While her husband Andy Samberg has been keeping busy with Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Joanna Newsom has begun making TV appearances herself in support of her latest album Divers, appearing on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert for a moving performance of her ...

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 Radiohead, Glassjaw, St. Lucia ...

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