Janelle Monae will perform a free public concert in Albany, New York on Wednesday, March 4th, as part of a rally hosted by Don't Steal Possible, a campaign organized by Families for Excellent Schools that aims to help hundreds of thousands of children in some of New York's lowest-rated schools.
The rally is expected to......more
Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows in the Night. "He came to my house eight or six months ago and spent a few hours," the producer said in a recent interview with The Vancouver......more
Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson will be the subject of a tribute concert in Los Angeles at the end of the month in anticipation of his upcoming new solo album, No Pier Pressure. The show – officially titled "Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson" –......more
Country superstar Carrie Underwood sent her Instagram followers into a frenzy Tuesday morning with the first published photo of her newborn baby boy. She also revealed the name of the child, who is the first for the singer and her husband, professional hockey player Mike Fisher.
A close-up image of the......more
Following several public appearances around the UK in support of his upcoming album So Help Me God, Kanye West gave a more intimate and private talk at the prestigious Oxford University on Monday afternoon. The rapper discussed classism in fashion and revealed that Steve McQueen, the director of Oscar-winning movie 12 Years a......more
Former founding Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge isn't letting his public breakup from the band get in the way of releasing new music. Just over a month after Blink-182 announced that their guitarist had left the band "indefinitely," DeLonge revealed plans to release an album titled To the Stars… Demos, Odds and Ends. The LP,......more
UPDATE: A representative for West has confirmed that Paul McCartney is the artist whistling at the end of "All Day." The section appears to be a re-recording of a song McCartney wrote in 1969 that was inspired by a Pablo Picasso painting of a guitarist.
The studio version of Kanye West's......more
Near the end of his February 27th show at New York's Town Hall, singer-pianist Mac Rebennack – the New Orleans R&B medicine man also known as Dr. John – opened what was obviously a slow, dark ballad with an extended run on his piano: robust flourishes of anguish in the middle......more