Steely Dan News
5 Things You Might Not Know About The Eagles' 'Hotel California'
"Hotel California" is arguably the Eagles' most iconic song. The hit tune was a billboard chart-topper; it sold over 16 million copies in the U.S. alone and was on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 19 weeks, peaking at No. 1. In 1978, the song won a Grammy award for Record of the Year. Here are five
How Selena Gomez's Record Channels Lorde and Ellie Goulding
This week Selena Gomez switches labels and drops an album of chilled pop, British Invasion band The Zombies burst back onto the scene, indie-rockers The Decemberists release an EP to follow-up this year’s fantastic “What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World,” Tori Amos releases the soundtrack
Music Reviews: The Latest From Mark Ronson, Meghan Trainor, Guster and More
This is the first truly substantial release week of the year with mega-producer Mark Ronson delivering his fourth star-studded effort, singer Meghan Trainor dropping her full-length debut, hoping to repeat the success of her single “All About That Bass” and indie-rock act Guster returning with
Who's That Guy Paul McCartney? Some Kanye West Fans Apparently Have No Idea
Kanye West's emotionally charged new single, “Only,” is dedicated to his late mother and 18-month-old daughter. It's become an instant hit, with a little help from another musical genius, Paul McCartney , on keyboards. Based on their tweets, it appears that some of West’s younger fans don’t’ know
Music Reviews: The Latest From One Direction, Wilco, David Bowie, and More
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
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Ed Sheeran, Phish, Mastodon and More
This week Ed Sheeran makes his second official splash at mainstream gold, Phish returns after a five-year hiatus, Mastodon bring the rock, Bassnectar explores a wide variety of EDM sounds and RIFF RAFF delivers one of 2014’s most baffling records. As the summer kicks into gear, this proves to be a
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias, Skrillex, George Michael and More
It's a really mixed bag this week, with new releases from Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias and Skrillex, along with a new live album from George Michael, the latest from actress Taylor Momsen's band The Pretty Reckless, retro indie rockers The War On Drugs and the Black Lips and finally we will
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Lea Michele, Pharrell Williams, Rick Ross and More
This week, "Glee" star Lea Michele makes her solo debut with her album, "Louder," while Pharrell Williams, fresh off the successes of his hit collaborations with Daft Punk and Robin Thicke returns with a new solo record. Hard-hitting, hardcore hip-hop artist, Rick Ro$$ offers his sixth album, while
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Neil Finn, Cibo Matto, Band Of Horses & More
This week, Crowded House leader Neil Finn issues "Dizzy Heights," while New York art rockers Cibo Matto triumphantly return after a 15-year recording hiatus. Band of Horses issue an acoustic live album and the Cardigans' Nina Persson makes her solo debut. It's a week full of new surprises from
Robbie Robertson on Ailing Levon Helm: 'I'll Miss Him and Love Him Forever'
Founding Band guitarist/songwriter Robbie Robertson has posted a statement on Facebook about his former band mate Levon Helm, who he confirms is “in the final stages of his battle with cancer.” Robertson, who has long been estranged from Helm, reports that he visited the acclaimed...