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Monterey Pop celebrates 50th with Eric Burdon, Norah Jones
The Monterey International Pop Festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary with another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago
Sheryl Crow, Incubus, Ray Davies and more music reviews
This week Sheryl Crow delivers a peak-quality new album, alt-rockers Incubus release their first full-length in six years, newly knighted Kinks-leader Ray Davies explores his love of "Americana," new bubblegum-grunge band Charly Bliss drops an impressive debut album, Irish singer Imelda May
7 revelations from a rare Bob Dylan interview
Bob Dylan gave a rare interview about his life and career, sharing stories about Frank Sinatra , Elvis Presley and more. In a Q&A with author Bill Flanagan that is posted on Dylan's website , the legendary singer-songwriter, who has a new three-disc album coming out later this month, praised Amy
5-Year-Old Boy Learns to Write First Word Thanks to Gwen Stefani’s 'Hollaback Girl'
One kindergarten student, who is learning how to read and write, surprised his mother when he used a hit Gwen Stefani song to help him spell the word "banana." Mother of one Norah Jones often plays the radio-edit of the 2004 hit single, "Hollaback Girl," in which the former No Doubt frontwoman
50 Best Albums of 2016
We have come to the end of another year. In 2016, we lost an unreasonable number of legendary performers and it has been a rather trying year otherwise, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say that this has been the best year musically since 1999. You wouldn’t know that by turning on the radio as
Kings Of Leon, Suzanne Vega, Mike Doughty and More Music Reviews
This week Kings Of Leon return with a new album, Suzanne Vega pays musical tribute to one of her favorite classic novelists, former Soul Coughing leader Mike Doughty releases yet another strong solo album, the work of Elliott Smith gets an all-star tribute, Irish band Bell X1 release their
Review: Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' Is 'Short on Jaw-Dropping Moments'
This week, it's interesting to note that both Green Day and Norah Jones have released new records. Why is this an interesting coincidence, you may ask? Well, the last time we heard from Jones was in 2013 when she and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong collaborated on their Everly Brothers tribute,
Regina Spektor, Bon Iver, Pixies, Solange and More Music Reviews
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
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