This week " Fifty Shades Darker " gets a star-studded soundtrack, chill-masters Thievery Corporation release their first album in four years, Lupe Fiasco releases a new set, Andrew McMahon of Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin fame releases a new album, singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop goes a
This week, Regina Spektor drops a new album. Bon Iver returns with a more extreme electronically-minded approach. We have the second post-reunion Pixies collection. Solange steps further out of Beyoncé’s shadow. Electro-pop singer Banks releases her second full-length. Rapper Danny Brown gives us a
This week Meghan Trainor releases her sophomore album, British singer, Corinne Bailey Rae releases her first album in six years, Sugarland ’s Jennifer Nettles drops a new solo album, rapper Masta Ace looks back at his high school experience, New Order give last year’s “Music Complete” an extended
This week Cyndi Lauper releases a country record, Keith Urban goes further into pop territory, James Blake issues a sprawling, experimental set, Mary Chapin Carpenter releases her 14th album and ANOHNI (formally Antony of Antony and The Johnsons) releases a politically-charged electro-hued set.
This week, hip-hop legends and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Public Enemy drop a new record, rockers Titus Andronicus release a mighty rock opera, singer Joss Stone tries her hand at reggae, The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. releases his third full-length solo album and British R&B singer Lianne
This week, One Direction return with their fourth album, Wilco drop four discs of rare cuts, David Bowie chronicles his entire career in three discs, Lorde curates the soundtrack for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,” Paul McCartney gets the tribute treatment, art-rock outfit TV On The Radio
This year’s Grammy Awards only have 78 categories, compared with the more than 100 categories of previous years. But don’t expect the telecast, which airs on CBS Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT, to wrap up earlier than usual. “No, the show won’t be shorter,”...
“American Idol” took their auditions to San Diego in a special Sunday night installment. Judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson listened to the hopefuls aboard an aircraft carrier, which posed some sound challenges due to planes landing at an airport nearby. Here’s what...
Kanye West has a chance to expand his already-huge collection of 14 Grammys and that he's the top nominee for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Kanye picked up a leading seven nominations, while Adele, Bruno Mars and Foo Fighters are tied with six each. Strangely, Kanye is only nominated in one of
What a strange year it was for music. If you want to know what the sound of 2010 was, it was really almost impossible to pin down. If you went outside the world of over-processed pop, everything sounded retro in...