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ASAP Ferg performs at Coachella 2014

ASAP Ferg "Talk It": Trap Lord Contemplates Ferguson, Michael Brown in New 'Ferg Forever' Single [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 12:36PM EDT

After the tragic death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the grand jury deciding not to indict the white police officer Darren Wilson, the hip-hop community is reacting in the one way it knows how: in song. Last night (Nov. 25), ASAP Ferg released a new song alongside Clams Casino to sort through his feelings on the controversial death and ruling, the slow burning, contemplative track "Talk It."READ MORE

Deadmau5 5 years Of Mau5 Cover Art

Deadmau5 Releases '5 Years Of Mau5' EP [REVIEW]

Nov 2014 09:31AM EDT

The 5 Years Of Mau5 compilation was ambitious. It took the best deadmau5 tracks from the past five years, put them on one CD and then added a second CD remixing those tracks. He tabs some of the most promising producers in the field of dance like Madeon, Eric Prydz, Dillon Francis, Botnek and others. The compilation features some previously remixed deadmau5 tracks that had caught his ear in the past, but it is primarily comprised of new music.READ MORE

Rick Ross releases his second album this year, Hood Billionaire.

Rick Ross Offers Up More Drug Lord-Inspired Anthems on 'Hood Billionaire'

Nov 2014 09:32AM EDT

When Rick Ross first emerged on the scene back in 2006, he introduced the world to his Miami drug lord persona with his debut single "Hustlin." Six albums and countless singles later, Ross is sticking to his guns with more drug themed anthems on Hood Billionaire. All in all, the album seems to be a hit or miss, either you will love what Ross has to offer or you will bore easily of his repetitive tales. Check out a round-up of what critics are saying below.READ MORE

'Love In Venice' by André Rieu and His Johann Strauss Orchestra

Back of The Billboards: 'Love In Venice' by André Rieu and His Johann Strauss Orchestra

Nov 2014 11:16AM EDT

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of. This week we look at André Rieu and his collection of Italian standards.READ MORE

One Direction, "FOUR"

Junk Mail: One Direction, 'FOUR' Album Review

Nov 2014 16:44PM EDT

One Direction's new album "FOUR" continues to show growth for the "Night Changes" group.READ MORE

Rachel Yamagata performs her album "Happenstance" in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Live Review: Rachel Yamagata Reflects on 'Happenstance' at Music Hall of Williamsburg to End U.S. Tour

Nov 2014 15:41PM EDT

"I was so angsty back then," Rachel Yamagata commented on Tuesday night (Nov. 18) at The Music Hall of Williamsburg. On the final night of her latest tour, the jovial yet introspective singer-songwriter was looking back in time, performing her 2004 debut album Happenstance in full to celebrate its 10th anniversary. To a packed audience full of diehard fans, Yamagata relieved her Happenstance, telling personal anecdotes about the album and reflecting about her early 20s all the while.READ MORE

Sean "Diddy" Combs Presents at the 2014 Global Spin Awards

2014 Global Spin Awards Recap: DJ Mustard, DJ Khaled, Jermaine Dupri, DJ Envy, Diplo Among Winners [FULL LIST]

Nov 2014 13:49PM EDT

It was a cold night in New York City, but the third annual Global Spin Awards heated things up at New World Stages. Some of the hottest DJs across the globe were in attendance for the ceremony, which honored and recognized the world's most dynamic and talented DJs for their contribution to the culture of music and entertainment. The message of the evening was that these men and women are the backbone of the music industry and need to be celebrated as much as the emcees and artists who are more often in the forefront. The party starts with the DJ, and the DJ brings the music to the people.READ MORE

American Classical Orchestra and Chorus

REVIEW: American Classical Orchestra and Chorus - Bach's B-minor Mass (NYC, Nov. 15, 2014)

Nov 2014 10:32AM EDT

The superb and eye-opening performance at Lincoln Center used original instruments and featured world-class soloists.READ MORE

Carolina Eyck, Christopher Tarnow

Classicalite Q&A with Carolina Eyck & Christopher Tarnow on 'Improvisations for Theremin And Piano' (Butterscotch Records)

Nov 2014 09:56AM EDT

German theremin virtuoso Carolina Eyck and pianist/composer Christopher Tarnow set their American debut today by way of Improvisations for Theremin and Piano on Buttersctoch Records. Produced by Allen Farmelo, Improvisations modernizes the theremin and piano in a sonically jangled delight for all five senses.READ MORE

Breathe Carolina

Breathe Carolina Talk The Shift Towards Dance Music, Tour & Tips To Avoid Friend Zone [Exclusive Interview]

Nov 2014 13:08PM EDT

Before the show we had the pleasure of meeting up Eric and Tommy from electronic / rock group Breathe Carolina to chat about a whole variety of topics. We talked about their shift over to dance music, how the tour has gone and what was the thinking behind it and their upcoming music, which includes some big collaborations along the way. They also give a PSA on how to avoid the dreaded friend zone or get out of it if you are trapped.READ MORE

One Direction

One Direction "Night Changes" Review: "Steal My Girl" Follow Up Gets Contemplative Ahead of 'FOUR' Release [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 12:59PM EDT

One Direction is contemplating how the "Night Changes" in its new single from its upcoming album FOUR. Today (Nov. 14), 1D released its follow up to "Steal My Girl" in anticipation of its new album release date on Monday, and the boys are getting slow and complicated.READ MORE

'La Isla Bonita' by Deerhoof

Back of The Billboards: 'La Isla Bonita' by Deerhoof

Nov 2014 10:42AM EDT

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of.READ MORE

Lorde performs in New Zealand

Review: Lorde Covers Bright Eyes' "Ladder Song" for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' and Breaks Your Heart [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 10:36AM EDT

Lorde is looking to make you cry on the final song from her The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 soundtrack. After a slew of songs from the latest Hunger Games movie have hit the Internet, today (Nov. 14), the OST's last song, a Lorde sung cover of Bright Eyes' "Ladder Song" arrived online, and it's just as heartbreaking as you'd imagine.READ MORE

Pitbull

Pitbull, Ne-Yo "Time of My Life" Review: New Song from 'Globalization' Emphasizes Partying Over Fiscal Responsibility [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 10:01AM EDT

If you're having a bit of financial problems, like most of us, worry not. Pitbull and Ne-Yo have got your back... at least in song. Ahead of the release of Mr. Worldwide's new album Globalization, yesterday (Nov. 14), he teamed up once again with his "Give Me Everything" collaborator Ne-Yo for a new single "Time of my Life."READ MORE

One Direction at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014

One Direction "Fools Gold" Review: New Song from 'FOUR' Reflects a Broken Heart [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 16:07PM EDT

It's about time that One Direction turned things down a few notches on its new album FOUR. Today (Nov. 13), the "Steal My Girl" band unveiled the latest track for those who pre-ordered the record, the stunning lovelorn ballad "Fool's Gold."READ MORE

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