Red Hot Chili Peppers' New Album Is Their 'Most Polarizing' One to Date
This week the Red Hot Chili Peppers return with a powerful shift in sonic direction, Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs join forces as case/lang/veirs, Canadian legends The Tragically Hip release a new record on the heels of releasing some sad news, singer-songwriter Mitski makes a very strong
Activists Clash With Riot Police at Transgender Event in Istanbul
Activists clashed with riot police in Istanbul, Turkey over a pro-transgender event that was banned by the government over security concerns. Video from the event posted on the Facebook page for Istanbul LGBT Pride Week shows demonstrators chanting as police attempted to disperse the crowd. The
Cyndi Lauper, Keith Urban, James Blake and More Music Reviews
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.
Radiohead ’s 'A Moon Shaped Pool' Is Often Cinematic, Warm and Gentle
1/2 Don't let the drive of lead-single "Burn the Witch" fool you. The majority of Radiohead’s ninth album, "A Moon Shaped Pool" is quiet and ethereal in its tone, anchored by pianos and acoustic guitars. Of their latter-day work, this is definitely among their clearest and most song-based releases.
50 Cent Apologizes After Bullying Autistic Teen
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson sent an apology letter to the victim and his family after posting an Instagram video showing the rapper berating a disabled teen janitor at an airport.
Prince, De La Soul, Travis and More Music Reviews
This week the last album of Prince ’s lifetime gets a physical release, De La Soul drop a surprise teaser EP ahead of their anticipated new album, Scottish band Travis make a strong return, Rogue Wave also make a comeback, rapper Aesop Rock shows off his award-winning vocabulary, Britta Phillips
Radiohead Disappears from the Internet
As fans await their highly-anticipated ninth album, Radiohead disappears from social media.
The Tremendous Legacy Left Behind by Prince Rogers Nelson
Modern rock, pop and R&B would not be same had Prince not emerged out of Minneapolis in the late seventies. He was a strikingly unique character who played by his own rules. He was unlike any other performer seen up until that point. He an ace arranger and writer who could play a wide variety of
Five moves each AFC South team should make
The NFL season ended less than two weeks ago, but teams are already beginning to make moves in advance of the new league year, and with the NFL combine in Indianapolis next week, vacations are over for many. In addition to the scouting bonanza to come, front offices are figuring out their
15 Popular and Obscure Songs Covered by David Bowie
David Bowie 's impact on future generations of musicians artists is immeasurable. His sound and style can be found in artists of different genres, from post-punk and New Wave (Bauhaus, Duran Duran ), to pop (Madonna, Lady Gaga), to modern rock ( Arcade Fire , Radiohead). Although he mostly wrote