Alesso, A$AP Rocky, The Vaccines and More Music Reviews
This week, Swedish DJ Alesso releases his debut album, showcasing his signature blend of EDM and pop, rapper A$AP Rocky drops his new album a week earlier than expected as a surprise, British band The Vaccines polish their sound, jazz trio The Bad Plus join forces with tenor saxophonist Joshua
Music Reviews: The Latest from Imagine Dragons, the Juliana Hatfield Three, Kate Pierson and More
This week Imagine Dragons hope to capture magic a second time with their sophomore effort, The Juliana Hatfield Three reunite to record their second album in 22 years, the B-52s’ Kate Pierson goes solo for the first time, French-Cuban act Ibeyi bring forth a Latin and African-influenced brand of
Record Release Rundown: The Latest Lily Allen, Sarah McLachlan, Lykke Li and More
This week, Lily Allen returns after a five-year absence with the humorously-titled “Sheezus,” Sarah McLachlan also returns with her signature sound, Swedish singer Lykke Li offers up her third album, Liam Finn indulges his experimental side, Natalie Merchant resurfaces, Minnesota rap outfit
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Kelis, Eels, Iggy Azalea, and More
This week, Kelis gives an artsy, old-school spin on her soulful style, The Eels return with a downbeat new album, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea shows her love for Southern hip-hop, G. Love & Special Sauce bring forth some raggedy blues, Neon Trees represent some new-wave love, Augustana perfect
Singer MIA Sued by the NFL
The league claims MIA breached her contract by showing her middle finger at the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show.
Music Reviews: The Latest From Eminem, MIA, Avril Lavigne and More
This is about as heavy a release week as one gets with anticipated new albums from Eminem , M.I.A. , Avril Lavigne and James Blunt. In addition, we will listen to buzzed-about singer Sky Ferreira, Luscious Jackson's first album in 14 years, plus new albums from indie acts Melvins, Midlake and Cut
Reviews: Latest from Kelly Clarkson, Arcade Fire, Susan Boyle and More
This week we have a wide variety of new releases, from the much anticipated new double album from Arcade Fire to Minor Alps, the collaboration between Juliana Hatfield and Nada Surf's Matthew Caws. We'll examine jazz-pianist Robert Glasper's latest album showcasing guests from across the worlds of
M .I .A . Tackles NFL Demands: 'They Want Me on My Knees to Say Sorry'
Rapper M.I.A. is firing back at the NFL's demands for $1.5 million after she threw up her middle finger during her Super Bowl XLVI half-time show performance with Madonna in 2012. The "Paper Planes" singer took to YouTube on Monday to call out the league for ensnaring her in what she called a
Want to Drive Safer? Switch the Radio to Coldplay
Do you want to be a safer driver? Then you might want to turn off the rap and metal music, and switch to the soft rock station. Researchers at London Metropolitan University have analyzed experiments by U.K. insurance price comparison website Confused.com that they say...
Report: Beyonce to Perform at Super Bowl
Beyonce will rock the halftime show at the upcoming Super Bowl, according to the Associated Press. The AP quoted a source today saying the “Single Ladies” singer will perform at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Feb. 3. An official announcement is expected Wednesday. Beyonce’s rep...