Elvis Costello News
Review: John Mayer's EP Works But Lacks a Truly 'Magnetic Song'
This week John Mayer dropped the first installment in a series of EPs, Canadian turntablist Kid Koala teams up with Icelandic singer Emilíana Torrini, rock band AFI release their latest, indie-rock duo Foxygen deliver a brief, theatrical and retro-sounding set, we examine the latest from frequent
Kenny Chesney, Tove Lo, She & Him And More Music Reviews
This week country superstar Kenny Chesney releases a new album, Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo drops her sophomore effort, M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel release yet another She & Him Christmas album, rapper and producer Sammus makes a grand entrance, New York metal band Helmet returns and My Chemical
Warner Brothers Announces Plans to Release New Prince Album
ABC News' Rachel Smith reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
Stephen Marley's New Album Mixes Hip-Hop With His Dad's 'Signature Reggae Style'
This is one of those weeks where the release-schedule appears to be taking a little bit of a summer nap. This week Fountains Of Wayne vocalist Chris Collingwood debuts his new project Look Park, Stephen Marley brings along a ton of guests while infusing a bit of hip-hop into his family’s famous
Review: The Bangles Latest Album 'Puts Their Whole Career on a Different Level'
This week, turntable legend DJ Shadow makes a strong comeback, The Avett Brothers release their latest album, The Bangles reissue their earliest work, jazz/R&B singer (and friend of Prince) Kandace Springs releases her full-length debut and Jenny Lewis forms a super-group with members of Au Revoir
Lionel Richie, Chic's Nile Rodgers and More Enter Songwriters Hall of Fame
Lionel Richie , Nile Rodgers and the late Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, and the late Marvin Gaye were among the honorees Thursday night in New York City at the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s annual induction gala. "Ooh, I feel good," Richie said. He received the Hall's highest honor, the Johnny
Ray LaMontagne, Nada Surf, Loretta Lynn and More Music Reviews
Ray LaMontagne’s “Ouroboros” Ray LaMontagne follows up his incredible 2014 psychedelic workout, “Supernova,” with an album that is equally if not more staggering in scope. “Supernova” was made with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach in the production chair, while “Ouroboros” was made with My Morning
Does Bryan Adams' New Album Stand Up to His Past Work?
This week Steve Martin and Edie Brickell team up for a second album together, G. Love & Special Sauce release a guest-filled disc, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings spread funky holiday cheer, Brian Adams teams up with producer Jeff Lynne, the late J Dilla releases yet another posthumous collection of
Carrie Underwood, Elvis Costello , Vanessa Carlton and More Music Reviews
This week Carrie Underwood releases her fifth album, Australian teen sensation 5 Seconds of Summer release their sophomore album, quirky harpist Joanna Newsom drops her latest album, newcomer Julien Baker delivers a stark, compelling debut, Depeche Mode ’s Dave Gahan teams up once again with
What Makes Duran Duran's New Album 'a Triumph'
This week is jam-packed with excellent releases. Duran Duran puts out their first album in four years, blues-guitarist turned buzz-bin hopeful Gary Clark Jr. releases his second major-label album, British band the Libertines return after an 11-year hiatus, pop singer Leona Lewis celebrates a new