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Natalie Prass Announces 'Side By Side' EP, Covers of Simon & Garfunkel, Grimes and Anita Baker

Natalie Prass came out with her fantastically peppy self-titled debut album earlier this year and now looks to follow it up with an EP titled 'Side By Side,' which is filled with two live versions of her 2015 songs "My Baby Don't Understand Me" and ...

James Taylor Talks Heroin and Meeting The Beatles on 'WTF Podcast' with Marc Maron

Ever since Marc Maron landed a brief phone interview with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger earlier this year, he's enjoyed a steady stream of high profile musicians on his 'WTF Podcast,' including Jagger's writing partner Keith Richards, Motorhead ...

Kylie Minogue Reads Nick Cave's 1996 Rejection Letter to MTV [WATCH]

In 1996, Nick Cave (of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds) penned a now-notorious letter to MTV requesting they rescind his Video Music Awards nomination for Best Male Artist. In his letter, Cave asserts "my muse is not a horse and I am in no horse race." ...

Sufjan Stevens 'Blue Bucket of Gold' Electronic Remix Gives Fans A Taste of Live Show

As Sufjan Stevens prepares to set off on a new tour in support of his album Carrie & Lowell, which is still a strong contender for 2015 album of the year for many, he's dropped a new electronic remix of the soft and devastatingly emotional song "Blue ...

Eartheater Releases New Album 'R.I.P. Chrysalis' [LISTEN]

Eartheater, the solo project of Guardian Alien frontwoman Alexandra Drewchin, has shared her new album, RIP Chrysalis, via Hausu Mountain. It is the Queens-based psychedelic cyborg singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's second full-length ...

Joanna Newsom's 'Divers' Streaming for the Next 48 Hours [LISTEN]

Indie folk singer/songwriter/harpist and wife of actor/comedian Andy Samberg, Joanna Newsom, is streaming her highly-anticipated new album Divers for the next 48 hours. The stream is being provided by NPR's "First Listen" as well as CBC Music.

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 Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, ...

The National Debut New Song 'Roman Candle' at Cooperative Education Benefit Concert

In an interview back in August, The National frontman Matt Berninger said the band is well on its way to releasing its seventh album and fans got the first taste of the new material from a performance this weekend, where the group debuted its new ...

Joanna Newsom Slams Spotify, Compares it to a Rotten Banana

Joanna Newsom's first album in five years, 'Divers,' drops next week, but don't expect to find it on Spotify. The harp-playing singer-songwriter slammed the music-streaming service in a recent interview, calling it "the banana of the music industry," ...

CMJ 2015: Frankie Cosmos' Greta Kline Shares 2015 'Fit Me In' EP Details & More! [Interview]

Greta Kline grew up in New York City, but, considering she just recently turned 21 years old, hasn't truly been able to experience the CMJ Music Marathon until 2015. Luckily for us, the singer-songwriter better known as Frankie Cosmos is featured on ...

Bridge School Benefit Concert Featured Neil Young & Dixie Chicks

On October 24 and 25, some of the biggest names in music including Neil Young and Promise of the Real, Ben Harper, Ryan Adams, Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow and St. Vincent will perform at the 29th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, at the Shoreline ...

Sturgill Simpson Covers Osborne Brothers on 'Austin City Limits'

Sturgill Simpson is the latest artist featured on the PBS series Austin City Limits, celebrating its 41st season this month. He performed alongside Asleep At The Wheel, back for yet another performance. Simpson closed the show out with a vicious ...

The Oh Hellos Bring C.S. Lewis Inspirations to Rich New Album 'Dear Wormwood': Interview

The Oh Hellos may have started off making music together simply as Tyler and Maggie Heath by writing a loving, joke-filled song together as a birthday gift for their mother's birthday but this is the sort of act that needs to be taken seriously. What ...

POTUS Barack, Michelle Obama, Usher & MC Lyte Celebrate American Creativity [Free Live Stream]

The official first family, better known as POTUS Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama, are hosting an all-star music tribute to celebrate the many contributions Americans have made to the arts and literary culture. On Oct. 17 at 7:25 p.m., A ...

Giorgio Moroder Turns My Morning Jacket's 'Compound Fracture' Into Dance Song

My Morning Jacket's vibrant folk style is unlikely inspiration for a four-on-the-floor dance song, but Giorgio Moroder saw the potential in the tune "Compound Fracture" off the folk-rock band's 2015 album, 'The Waterfall.'

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