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Album Review: Mouse on Mars' Dimensional People | Pitchfork

Mouse on Mars’ latest is a 43-minute suite broken up by short movements featuring a wide array of guests. The duo’s try-anything spirit remains embedded in every note.

Music | Vinyl Records!

This is the full list of Record Store Day 2018 releases - NME

The best day of shopping for audiophiles and music-lovers, Record Store Day is back for 2018. Check out this year’s full list of releases below. Hundreds of record labels have come forward with exclusive releases of new and classic singles, albums and s

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The haters' guide to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame | EW

Insults, long-standing feuds, calls for its destruction. Hating on the Rock & Roll Hall of fame is as old as the organization itself. So, just in time for this year’s ceremony — which will see Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, The Cars, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Dire Straits, and the Moody Blues inducted into the Hall — we collect the dirt and disses thrown over the years at music’s most venerable institution.

Entertainment | Entertainment

This graph shows every single alcohol reference in Taylor Swift's albums and it's quite something

Data-loving Redditer waitingforgoodoh plotted every alcohol reference in Taylor Swift's albums. And, the results are quite something.

Music | Music

Why leaving Fleetwood Mac may be a smart move for Lindsey Buckingham

Anyone paying attention over the last few years could tell Lindsey Buckingham didn't seem to be having much fun.

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David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, John Lennon Handwriting Turned Into Fonts

Leonard Cohen and Serge Gainsbourg fonts have also been developed using their letters and notes

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Lindsey Buckingham has been fired from Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham, guitarist, singer, and one of the principal creative forces behind ‘70s supergroup-turned-21st century hipster favorite Fleetwood Mac, has been fired from the band, according to Rolling Stone. Buckingham’s departure was reportedly

Music | Music

Everything You Need to Know About Coachella 2018

Who's performing and what to expect at this year's Coachella music festival

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Nirvana Pays Loving Tribute to Kurt Cobain on 24th Anniversary of His Death

"We miss you," the band wrote in a touching tribute to their late singer.

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Jay-Z’s Dead-On Impressions Of Eminem And Snoop Dogg Perfectly Encapsulate Why They’re Good At Rapping

The Jay-Z episode of David Letterman’s ’My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’ premieres on April 6.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How To Make Your Own Wes Anderson Soundtrack!

Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson’s newest film. Like the other aspects of his films, the director’s soundtracks are always quirky, eclectic and lots of fun.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Third Man Records to release Supremes rarities on vinyl for the first time

Featuring little-heard studio material, outtakes and live recordings, the 4xLP box set claims to be among the first Motown records ever actually pressed in Detroit.

News | Interesting Links

Can music really change a kid's life? Three amazing stories that say 'yes' it can | Fox News

It was Saturday morning, and Angelo and his mother had just walked into a Brooklyn YMCA and heard the sounds of a youth orchestra rehearsing.

News | Interesting Links

In Tennessee, music is being made deep below Earth's surface - ABC News

Fans can watch artists perform deep inside a cave in the Appalachian mountains.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Overwhelming Emotion of Hearing Toto’s “Africa” Remixed to Sound Like It’s Playing in an Empty Mall | The Ne

Jia Tolentino writes that editing a song to sound like it’s coming from a specific space—such as “Africa,” by Toto, as if it were playing in a mall—fights against the digital isolation of our times.

Music | Music

Congress Is Making Headway on a Bill to Modernize How Musicians Are Paid

But they should slow down so musicians can point out the many flaws in fine print

Music | Music

Back to the ’80s | My Rick Springfield crush

Oh, how I wish I was in Florida preparing to embark on a trip back to that totally tubular time of the 1980s. Yes, the '80s cruise that we heard about last year starts this weekend, with none other than Rick Springfield as its captain. Or host. Let's go w

Music | Music

Jack White Says The White Stripes Was… ‘Jack White Solo’

’There’s only two people in the band... The melodies are coming from one person, the rhythm is coming from Meg,’ White told ’Rolling Stone.’

Music | Chicago Music Scene

The Pitchfork Music Festival announces its second wave of acts for 2018 | Bleader

Reader intern Rachel Yang returns to the Violet Hour to see who will join the 14 previously announced performers at this summer's Pitchfork Music Festival.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones in “the early stages” of new studio album

Keith Richards says work on their new studio album has begun - as Rolling Stones add extra London date in May

Music | Songs

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Listen To Jack White’s Frenetic New Single ’Over And Over And Over’

Jack White’s ’Over and Over and Over’ feels like a resurgence of the explosive wildness he’s said has gone missing in rock music.

Music | Music

Music Industry Revolutionary Richard Russell Breaks Down Every Song on His Star-Studded New Album | Pitchfork

The producer talks about working with Sampha, Peter Gabriel, Syd, Damon Albarn, and many more on his LP, Everything Is Recorded.

Music | Music

Charlie Watts: it wouldn't bother me if Rolling Stones split

Seventy-six-year-old drummer says he would be fine if the band called it a day tomorrow

Music | Vinyl Records!

Led Zeppelin Is Issuing An Unreleased Version Of ‘Rock And Roll’ For Record Store Day

The band is also putting out an alternate rendition of the ’Led Zeppelin III’ track ’Friends’ as well.

Music | Music

The best smart speakers for music fans

If you're a music fan, the first wave of smart speakers was probably a disappointment. While Alexa and Google Assistant have definitively proven they have a pla...

Music | Music

Quincy Jones Is Sorry for Calling The Beatles "No-Playing Motherf---ers"

The legendary music producer and executive is walking back many comments he made in a recent interview. | iHeartRadio

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Merch from Bloodshot Revival Series (Various Artists)

Merch from Bloodshot Revival Series (Various Artists)

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David Bowie's Aladdin Sane reissued on silver vinyl for 45th anniversary

David Bowie's 1973 album Aladdin Sane is being released on limited silver LP, to celebrate its 45th anniversary this year.

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David Crosby on Joni Mitchell: "She was stunningly good, right off the bat" - Uncut

In the new Uncut: the story of Mitchell's rise to fame, as told by her biggest champions

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D’Arcy Wretzky Fires Back at Smashing Pumpkins, Slams Billy Corgan in Rare Interview

“He says that he’s invited me to come out and play for all of these things, which is a complete lie.”

Music | Music News

A Heartbreakingly Beautiful Cello Performance of the Iconic Bob Marley Song 'No Woman, No Cry' - StumbleUpon

The incredibly talented Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who was named BBC Young Musician of the Year, sat on a simple wooden chair in an empty room and performed a hea

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What's the Difference Between an Orchestra, a Symphony, and a Philharmonic? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Music | Axe Tips

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON - GuitarPlayer.com

Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A standard-tuned,

Sports | Cycling

Photo gallery: 2017 Grinduro | CyclingTips

Launched by Giro Sport Design in 2015, the third edition of Grinduro was held in Quincy, California, on October 7. As the name implies, Grinduro is a blend

Music | Music

Paul Simon announces 'Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour'

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Justin Timberlake's New Album 'Man of the Woods' Is a Total Bust

Before playing the Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake released 'Man of the Woods,' his faux-rustic follow-up to 'The 20/20 Experience.'

Music | Vinyl Records!

Best Buy is pulling CDs from its stores — and people are freaking out

Best Buy will no longer sell CDs in its stores starting on July 1, and some people are not happy about it.

Music | Music

Inside the Stunning Resurrection of Michael Nesmith's First National Band

Ex-Monkee Michael Nesmith discusses why the recent reunion of his Seventies country-rock group the First National Band was a career highlight.

Music | Music

Quincy Jones Has a Story About That | GQ

Quincy Jones has run with Frank Sinatra. Michael Jackson. Malcolm X. Prince. Tupac. Even Leni Riefenstahl—and the 84-year-old music legend has a tale for every famous name.

Music | Music

How to Clean Old Vinyl Records Using Wood Glue

Palm Springs, California author Eric G. Meeks made a great video where he demonstrates how to clean and repair old vinyl records using wood glue. A friend

Music | Vinyl Records!

I’m finding meaning in music again with my old records, CDs & cassettes

Kelly McQuillan’s home is having an analog renaissance – and there should be one in yours, too

Music | Vinyl Records!

After The Vinyl Revival, The Vinyl-Playing Jukebox Is Back

Retro turntables anticipated the resurgence of vinyl records. Now, jukeboxes that play vinyl are returning to the market for the first time in more than two decades.

Science & Technology | Tech

HomePod only works with Apple Music, and that's a big mistake

Apple might be making a big mistake with HomePod by only supporting Apple Music and not Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio or other music streaming services.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Is Vinyl’s Comeback Here to Stay? | Pitchfork

It was extinct. It was a fad. It was a bubble about to burst. Vinyl has been consigned to the garbage heap of history more than once. Yet it’s still here—and still growing. In 2018, the once-forgotten format feels closer to the mainstream than it has in decades.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

RokBlok Wireless Record Player Gets Wrecked on Reddit

Redditors are destroying a Kickstarter-backed wireless record player after one user posted a video demonstrating its laughably terrible quality.

Music | Music News

Is the Rock Star Dead? - Noisey

We speak with rock critic David Hepworth, author of 'Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars,' about the rise and fall of music's chaotic anti-heroes.

Music | Music

The Three Members Of The Smiths Not Named Morrissey Or Marr Teased A New Collaboration

Drummer Mike Joyce took to social media to share an image of his name aligned with bassist Andy Rourke and guitarist Craig Gannon.

Music | Music

Muscle Shoals icons The Swampers releasing 'lost' album

New archival LP finds studio musicians known for backing others' hits finally out-front on their own.

Music | Music

Rick Springfield: Under a magnifying glass

There’s been a lot of Rick Springfield headlines this past week as we get closer to the Jan. 26 release date of “The Snake King.” Unfortunately the headlines are not about how thi…

Music | Music

Your essential guide to the new year’s best new music.

Your essential guide to the new year's best new music, from big names like David Byrne and Ryuichi Sakamoto to independent labels Hyperdub and On The Corner.

Music | Music

Greta Van Fleet’s Misty Mountain Revival

How four Michigan kids are reclaiming the sounds of the Seventies.

Music | Music

Why Did David Bowie Disappear in the ’00s? A New Documentary Sheds Light

Premiering tonight on HBO, the BBC’s “The Last Five Years” doc makes crucial connections between Bowie’s earliest songs and final albums

Music | Vinyl Records!

10 artists you didn't know designed record sleeves

Never mind Andy Warhol, there are several major artists whose work on the 12" canvas has never had the same recognition. Here are 10 of the best.

Music | Music

Quiz: Which Elvis Presley is most like you?

Are you more of a hip shaker, a soldier or a hunka hunka burning love? Take this personality test.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Cassette tapes are back, kind of

Add the surprise return of the cassette tape to the long list of why the last couple of years have been some of the strangest in recent memory. After a number..

Music | Music

'Smells Like Teen Spirit' played in a major chord turns Nirvana into a late 2000s pop punk band

A musician has remixed Nirvana's classic hit 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' in a major chord and the effect is...disturbing.

Music | Music

Music fans bought a lot of cassettes last year

Cassette sales rose last year, with music fans seemingly lapping up the old school format.

Music | Music

The 200 Best Songs of the 1960s | Pitchfork

From James Brown to Etta James, Jimi Hendrix to Patsy Cline, here are the tracks that lit up the decade

Music | Music

32 Albums We’re Excited About in 2018

A list of the 32 most anticipated albums that are confirmed or rumored to come out in 2018 — from Frank Ocean to Kanye West to Jack White, Cardi B, Beyonce, and more.

Music | Music News

Rick Hall, Music Producer Known for Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Mr. Hall turned small-town Alabama into a crucible of music, recording the likes of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Etta James, the Osmonds and Mac Davis.

Business & Finance | Business

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Lawsuit From Publisher Representing Tom Petty, Neil Young, Others – Variety

Spotify has been hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, which handles titles by Tom Petty, Neil Young and others.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Sir Ringo Starr to perform in Israel - The Jewish Chronicle

Former Beatles drummer to play Tel Aviv - 52 years after the Fab Four were forced to cancel their planned Israeli gig

Music | Music

Stray Cats will officially reunite at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in April

The rockabilly trio will headline the four-day festival on Saturday, April 21.

Music | Music

Why The Beatles' Star Club Tapes Best Represent the Group's Early Bar-Band Spirit

These raw 1962 bootlegs capture the young Fab Four at their hungriest

Music | Music

Looking forward to 2018 | My Rick Springfield Crush

Besides next month's release of Rick Springfield's new CD "The Snake King," it sounds like there might be some other cool RS offerings in 2018, too. In an article on oaklandpress.com, "Rick Springfield at Sound Board: 5 Things to Know,"

Music | Music

Losing their edge, again: The year of indie rock’s inevitable midlife crisis

Back in February, Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth took to his Instagram to pose an existential question: “Is it me or is the condition of indie rock in the 24½th century both bad and boujee?” “Bad,” he meant, in the sense that it was now lar

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Vegas goes Gaga! Lady Gaga announced that she'll be doing a two-year Las Vegas residency

Lady Gaga confirmed the rumors on Tuesday that she's headed to Las Vegas for a highly-anticipated residency.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

A Gift Guide For The Music Lover In Your Life

From headphones, record players, box sets and portable keyboards, we've got you covered on clutch picks for that one music obsessive.

Music | Music

The Definitive Guide To Organizing Your Record Collection — Vinyl Me, Please

We present the only guide you'll ever need for organizing your record collection.

Entertainment | Entertainment

How to Perform the Star Wars Theme—On Calculators | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Music | Music

Keith Richards reflects on the Rolling Stones’ BBC recordings, complete with threats of decapitation

For all the outward swagger the Rolling Stones projected, there were certain situations that could intimidate even England’s bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll. Near the top of the list: p…

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones Are Making $10 Million a Night

The Rolling Stones are making more money on tour per night than any other live music act right now.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Discogs meets Match.com on Reverb's new online vinyl marketplace - The Vinyl Factory

“Ensuring that the right buyers and sellers find each other”.Music gear marketplace Reverb.com has launched new online marketplace Reverb LP dedicated to buying and selling vinyl and other physical music.Read more: Do bootlegs matter? What Discogs’.

Music | Vinyl Records!

The 10 Best Funk Albums To Own On Vinyl

Like all genres, funk was a byproduct of circumstance. Not in the accidental sense of the word, but in the sense that art shapes and conforms to the context of the moment. For James Brown, funk was a divorce from the soul sound—and the band—that made him.

Music | Music

John Lennon Was a Crazy Cat Lady

John Lennon had almost as many cats as the Beatles had No. 1 hits.

Music | Music

Otis Redding: Remembering His Life 50 Years After His Death

Looking back on the life of a soul legend who left far too early.

Music | Music

7 Musicians Nominated For A Grammy This Year (Whom You Might Have Missed)

Did you know that The Rolling Stones, Pharrell and even famous composer John Williams have a chance at glory in January?

Music | Music

Goth So White? | Black representation in the Post-Punk scene

Before post-punk and Goth in the early days of Punk, British film director, DJ and musician Don Letts pretty much ran the scene at The Roxy in London, spinning primarily reggae…

Music | Music

KEXP Exclusive Interview: Richard Lloyd of Television

by Annie Zaleski Legendary Television guitarist Richard Lloyd says in the prologue of Everything Is Combustible that his new book is a "memoir — not an

Music | Music

New York Punk, Out of Retirement

Rockers from the downtown scene of the 1970s and ’80s are keeping the flame alive, and their gray-haired fans are happy to party like it’s 1979.

Miscellaneous | Stuff

The best gift ideas that record collectors might actually want

Forget the novelty trash, here are 19 gift ideas for the record collector, DJ or vinyl enthusiast in your life, that they might actually want.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

The 15 best new turntables of 2017 for every budget

Best turntables 2017? Whether you're after an entry-level deck or an audiophile performer, here's your guide to the best budget, mid-range & high-end decks.

Music | Music

The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ at 50: A Monument to Paul McCartney’s Genius

Released fifty years ago—on November 27, 1967—the Beatles’ last slice of psychedelia is an underrated masterpiece, and more fun than ‘Sgt. Pepper.’

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Philip Norman: Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer | British GQ

Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's musical takeover.

News | News

Country music star Mel Tillis dies

Country music legend Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning, according to a statement from his publicist. He was 85.

Politics | BDS

Nick Cave: I'm playing Israel because of BDS

The Australian singer admits that 'if you do play Israel, you have to go through a sort of public humiliation from Roger Waters and Co.'; nevertheless, he says that despite the backlash, he decided to play Israel 'because it suddenly became ve

Music | Music

The Third Man Records x Beats Headphones Are A Rock Lover's Dream

Third Man co-founder and spokesman Ben Blackwell discusses the unique and incredible teaming up of two modern technological trailblazers.

Music | Music

Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘The Saga Continues’ Is a Return to Form

Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘The Saga Continues’ Is a Return to Form

Music | Music

What Jack White's New Album Will Sound Like :: Indie Shuffle

Detailing what has gone into the making of Jack White's forthcoming solo album.

News | News

Musicians with disabilities represent Israel on world tour

Musicians with disabilities join world tour on first-ever trip away from home.

Music | Music

Fats Domino, Architect Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dead At 89

The rhythm-and-blues legend who became one of the progenitors of rock 'n' roll — and reportedly sold more than 65 million records along the way — died Tuesday.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Every crate digger’s nightmare: Record store has ‘Whipped Cream and Other Delights’ and nothing else | Dangerous M

  If there’s one thing all record collectors have in common, it’s the experience of running into Whipped Cream & Other Delights by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass innumerable times…. like literally, every time you go into a record store you h

Music | Music

Arcade Fire’s “Creature Comfort” Censored for Canada Radio | Pitchfork

The words “suicide,” “dying,” “pills,” and “cut” are allegedly omitted on Canada’s airwaves

Entertainment | The Hometown

Remembering Tower Records

The Legendary Past and Celluloid Future of Tower Records on the Sunset Strip   By Alison Martino Photo: Robert Landau It’s impo...

Music | Music

Jim Boggia: "Listening to NRBQ" - ASCAP Playback Field Recording

http://www.ascap.com Jim Boggia performs "Listening to NRBQ" for an ASCAP Playback Field Recording session conducted by ASCAP's Erik Philbrook and Lavinia Jo...

Music | Music

Rolling Stones Collect Rare BBC Recordings for 'On Air'

The Rolling Stones will collect 18 recordings the band performed on the BBC from 1963 to 1965 for the upcoming compilation 'On Air.'

Science & Technology | Tech

Abbey Road Studios Launches Its First-Ever App Today On iOS.

This brand new app form the world-famous Abbey Road Studios enable fledgling musicians to capture their musical ideas on iOS devices and to sketch out songs for working up into finished songs in the studio.

Music | Music

Tom Petty's 'American Girl' was a standout of abstract beauty - The Washington Post

Tom Petty's first major hit remains the prototypical example of his brand of excellent songwriting.

News | News

Tom Petty debacle was an embarrassing mistake for all media

The media reported the singer/songwriter’s death too soon.

Music | Music

Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

There's such collective sadness in our world today. Not only is there still the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and fires, there's the horrifying news out of Las Vegas of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert, with 58 confirmed dead and mor

Music | Music News

Tom Petty, legendary rocker, is dead at 66

The musician reportedly suffered cardiac arrest

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

LA's Best Bars with Live Music

LA has a countless offering of local and tangential bars and watering holes. Some serve as the perfect pre-game spot before heading to a concert; some bring the show to the bar. For those who like to saddle up at the counter, enjoy a cocktail with a live

Sports | Cycling

The Olympics, Depression, Bradley Wiggins, and “My Ever Changing Moods”

Because the Olympics is almost over, which makes me sad, and this video is my preferred anti-depressant… Because Bradley Wiggins, cheered on by the Modfather himself, became the first British…

Sports | Cycling

'I walked around London with Paul Weller, Paul Smith and Bradley Wiggins. Best day of my life’

Danish cycling icon Brian Holm opens up about helping Riis win the 1996 Tour, mentoring Cavendish and the day he was declared dead

Music | Music

Lana Del Rey Announces Tour | Pitchfork

Lana Del Rey has announced a tour behind her latest album Lust for Life. The “LA to the Moon” tour begins on January 5 in Minneapolis, Minn.; it extends through February.

Music | Music

Some Geniuses Have Turned Oreo Cookies into Playable Records

It looks like Discogs might have to update their policies to incorporate food-handling, because someone has figured out how to press music onto a...

Music | Music

Husker Du - Data Control LIVE 1980

Longhorn Bar 5-7-80...There used to be a company called Control Data on Highway 100... Photo from the excellent Husker Du Database http://www.thirdav.com/hdd...

Music | Vinyl Records!

STAX Celebrates 60 Years With Limited Edition 7" Singles Box Set | Analog Planet

Craft Recordings (a Concord Records imprint), which recently issued the 3 LP Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings just announced the Stax 7 Box Set, the first release in a year long celebration of the storied label's 60th

Music | Music

Husker Du Drummer Grant Hart Dies at 56: Report

The underground rock legends posted a photograph of their founding singer-drummer without comment.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records |

“If you were cool, you were cool. If you were an asshole, then you got treated like an asshole.”

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Twin Peaks’: Your Guide to All of the Bands

Showtime’s ‘Twin Peak’s is featuring a variety of bands and music in the revived series, encompassing every genre.

Science & Technology | Tech

Your next Beats Studio headphones could rock for 22 hours

Beats by Dre, Apple's wild-child audio accessory arm, rarely gets the showcase moment at Apple launch events and probably won’t be mentioned on Sept. 12 when Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 8, but they're still getting the innovation love.

Music | Vinyl Records!

This is the Lathe Miles Showell Used to Cut "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

The lathe in the picture, located at Abbey Road Studios, is the one Miles Showell used to cut at 1/2 speed, the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band remix. It began life as a Neumann VMS82 DMM that according to Showell had been "...routinely strippe

Music | Vinyl Records!

The Yardbirds Prep Jimmy Page-Produced Double-LP Compilation

Jimmy Page produced a double-LP Yardbirds compilation, 'Yardbirds '68,' featuring rare studio and live recordings.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Home Grown: "There's this great sense of friendship and community with vinyl" - The Vinyl Factory

Because every record collection has a story.Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record collections. Taking our cue from the brilliant submissions to the #VFRecordCollections thread on Instagram, we want to share a little of your.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Vinyl’s boom is over as purists complain about low quality and high prices

“What people do nowadays is take a digital file and just run vinyl off that,” says Rawlings, a lanky musician who plays a 1935 Epiphone Olympic guitar. “In my mind, if we were going to do it, I wanted to do it the way the records I love were made—from analog tapes.”

Books | Books

Badass Music Books to Take to the Beach

These books delve in creative and crazy music experiences from four decades.

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones want this guy in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame | New York Post

The next time you hear a debate on who should be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, be sure to bring up the name of Hubert Sumlin. As pointed out in...

Music | Music

You can grab some rare vinyl records for a ridiculously cheap $1 right now

There's a very cool vinyl sale going on that's giving you the chance to grab everything from Foo Fighters to Alice In Chains for a single dollar.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Elvis Presley Set To Top Music Charts On 40th Anniversary Of His Death

Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, on Aug. 16, 1977, but his music lives on. Now, Presley is set to top today’s biggest artists on music charts as the 40th anniversary of his death approaches. ...

Science & Technology | Tech

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

Entertainment | Entertainment

Remembering the King: Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today

Presley was just 42 years old when he passed away at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, from a heart attack. Presley was the first rock 'n' roll superstar, whose charisma, energetic music and good looks helped make him one of the most influenti

Music | Music News

Elvis Presley Could Extend U.K. Albums Chart Record

Elvis Presley is in striking distance of what would be the late rocker's 14th U.K. chart crown.

Music | Music

The 10 Best Greatest Hits Albums To Own On Vinyl — Vinyl Me, Please

Since listening to a record involves a special participation on the part of the listener, placing the record on the turntable, cueing and dropping the needle, it’s an activity made for digesting original albums as a whole rather than selected hits compi

Music | Music

Experience Vinyl is the online record store trying to save vinyl

The former subscription service now offers a store full of limited edition vinyls and artists' top ten lists​

Entertainment | Entertainment

He’s on his 50th anniversary tour. How long can Neil Diamond go on?

Neil Diamond’s got a date at BB&T Center on Wednesday night, and he’s got 50 years’ worth of hits on his list.

Music | Music News

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Hong Kong Hustle best blog in HK | Hong Kong Hustle

Hong Kong Hustle - the best blog about music, fashion, nightlife, art, film, culture and cool in HK. Your guide to the city!

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Jaded In Chicago

Originally a printed zine from 1998 – 2004, Jaded In Chicago has returned exclusively online. Our goal is to provide coverage of Chicago’s expansive independent

Music | Music

Playlists for the summer: musicians and DJs choose their favourite tunes | Music | The Guardian

We asked Rag’n’Bone Man, Kesha, Charli XCX, Ezra Furman and others for their playlists of the sunny season