Elvis Costello News
Tom Waits, His Wife, John Prine Receive Songwriting Awards
Tom Waits and folk singer John Prine have been honored at a Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Awards ceremony in Boston
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
Music Reviews: The Latest From Joshua Radin, Death Grips and More
In typical fashion, the year is off to a slow start. It should pick up in the coming weeks as we settle further into January. This week, singer/songwriter Joshua Radin issues his latest offering, while recently disbanded, edgy hip-hop act Death Grips released a surprise instrumental album as a free
Music Reviews: The Latest From Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Tweedy, Lenny Kravitz and More
This week we get a full-length album from the unlikely duo of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy joins forces with his young son as “Tweedy,” Lenny Kravitz offers up his latest, The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas releases his second solo record and debuts a new back-up band the Voidz,