For "Happy Idiot," the first video from TV on the Radio's upcoming fifth album Seeds, the group has enlisted Paul Reubens as "Racer Steven" and Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan for what singer Tunde Adebimpe described as a "full-on geekfest in the desert."
Directed by Danny Jelinek and written by comedian Jake Fogelnest,......more
With two Wings reissues slated for the fall, Paul McCartney has begun making lyric videos for songs that came out years before the video era. First up is the Venus and Mars track "Call Me Back Again." The soulful song, which featured heavily on Wings set lists at the time......more
George Jones is getting his own museum. The man often regarded as the greatest country music singer of all-time will be celebrated and remembered with the George Jones Museum, a new facility set to open in downtown Nashville.
"We are overjoyed to share George's legacy and memory with the Nashville community,"......more
During the recent Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Jim Lauderdale was positively everywhere.
He hosted the Americana Music Association's annual awards show at the Ryman Auditorium, something he has done since the inaugural ceremony in 2002. Lauderdale held forth at his own showcase, performing songs from his most recent album, I'm a......more
Adele is one of the most acclaimed soul singers of her generation. But now she's earned major "Respect" from the all-time greatest, Aretha Franklin, who's shared her cover version of "Rolling in the Deep." Franklin gives the 2011 smash a fiery makeover, tossing off melismatic vocal runs and even incorporating the chorus from Marvin Gaye and......more
Carrie Underwood is once again wearing her faith on her musical sleeve.
It's been nine years since the country superstar released "Jesus, Take the Wheel," the Grammy-winning, double-platinum-selling song that spent six weeks at Number One. Back then, she was fresh off her American Idol win and the new toast of......more
Lorde has shared "Yellow Flicker Beat," her alluring lead single from the singer's curated soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1. The dark jam fits comfortably within the 17-year-old's sonic wheelhouse, with Lorde's brooding croon stretched out over minimal synths and rattling drums. "I'm a princess cut from marble / smoother than......more
Dozens of famous musicians gathered this weekend to honor the legacy of George Harrison at an event aptly named George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison. The event, which featured performances by the likes of Brian Wilson, Norah Jones and more, was one of many tributes......more