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Magnificent Obsession: Author Marcus Barnes Explains The Enduring Global Appeal Of Vinyl Records

As the UK celebrates it’s first ever National Album Day author Marcus Barnes explains the enduring cultural phenomenon of vinyl records and releases a guide to the best vinyl emporiums on the planet.

Music | Music

Lindsey Buckingham’s Fleetwood Mac Attack: 21 Things We Learned From His Lawsuit

If you’re headed to the Fleetwood Mac tour that began just over a week ago, “don’t stop” thinking about the bad vibes that exist between the four long-standing members on stage and exiled Lindsey B…

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Lindsey Buckingham reveals why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham has given his account of why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac earlier this year for the first time.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 Releases Announced

“Stranger Things,” Weezer’s “Africa,” Smashing Pumpkins, and more get exclusive vinyl releases

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Happy Birthday John Lennon: The Beatles Legend In His Own Words

Celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s birthday today by listening to a compilation of interviews by The Beatles legend.

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THE BASS 1935 - 1969 | The Players You Need to Know #Bass #Fender | Music | Pinterest | Bass

THE BASS 1935 - 1969 | The Players You Need to Know #Bass #Fender

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The Roy Orbison Hologram Is Not As Creepy As You’d Think

Roy Orbison, who is dead, is touring as a hologram, but it’s not as creepy or Lynchian as you might expect — in fact, Lynch has already made a Lynchian version of Orbison, and it’s better.

Music | Music

Billy F. Gibbons: these are the 10 guitarists who blew my mind

ZZ Top's guitar legend names the blues players who changed his life

Entertainment | Film

Review: Dark comedy 'Chasing the Blues' drones on about extreme record collecting - Los Angeles Times

Like listening to someone drone on about the minutiae of their hobby for 77 minutes, “Chasing the Blues” has you checking your watch for the entirety of its thankfully brief running time.

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

SLUG Magazine | Salt Lake UnderGround Magazine

SLC underground publication covering shows, music reviews, local culture, and the Utah skate and snow scene.

Music | Music

Otis Rush, Pioneering Chicago Blues Guitarist, Dead at 84 | Pitchfork

He passed due to complications from a stroke which he initially suffered in 2003

Music | Music

Relatively Clean Rivers - an AMAZING lost record.

Relatively Clean Rivers: American band
Album: Relatively Clean Rivers
Year: 1975

Music | Music News

Hear Paul Stanley Explain Why Kiss Is Saying Farewell

Paul Stanley joined the latest episode of the Rolling Stone Music Now podcast to talk in depth about Kiss’ just-announced End of the Road world tour (which they’ve said will mark the end of their touring career) and much more, from the making of “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” to the dangers of pyro.

Music | Music

Reviler | Minneapolis music blog

Reviler.org is a Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota based music blog featuring local and national reviews, concert photography and more.

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The Unheard White Album: An Exclusive First Listen

The massive new box set of the Beatles’ 1968 masterpiece is full of unheard gems. Here are 15 of the most revelatory moments.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Watch Flight of the Conchords perform new song 'Father and Son' on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Flight of the Conchords performed their new song 'Father and Son' on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, ahead of their HBO special.

Music | Music

Can You Find the 30 Album Covers Referenced in This Picture? | Mental Floss

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

Music | Music

Paul McCartney says "new version" of Beatles' 'Let It Be' film is in the works

Sir Paul McCartney has hinted that a "new version" of the classic Beatles film 'Let It Be' is currently in the works

Music | Vinyl Records!

Vinyl Is Bigger Than We Thought. Much Bigger.

There's lots of talk of a resurgence of vinyl records, but industry sales numbers drastically understate the size of the market because they don't count used vinyl sales. New data tells us that the true vinyl market size is probably twice as large as indu

Music | Music

Screw nostalgia—the Avengers and Blondie made punk as relevant as ever at Riot Fest | Bleader

On the final day of Riot Fest 2018, the Avengers and Blondie bridged the four decades since their first releases with vital, inspiring sets.

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Paul McCartney says John Lennon would've loved Auto-Tune

Auto-Tune has developed a bad reputation over the years, mostly because it’s egregiously overused, but stylistic tricks like this are only a problem when they’re not used well. Paul McCartney happens to believe he would’ve used it well if Auto-Tone

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It’s 3 p.m., let’s watch Little Richard freak out about Jimi Hendrix’s greatness

It’s 3 p.m.! Let The A.V. Club briefly make use of the waning hours of your productivity with some pop culture ephemera pulled from the depths of YouTube.

Music | Music

John Coltrane and the End of Jazz

Dominic Green on putting the saxophonist’s classic quartet’s ‘lost album’ in its context.

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Let’s please stop pretending there’s a ‘cassette resurrection’: Alan Cross

Now that vinyl is firmly back in the mainstream, some people are clinging to the hope that old-school cassettes may not be far behind.

Music | Music

A Brief History of Willie Nelson and Frank Sinatra’s Bromance

Ahead of Nelson’s tribute LP to his favorite singer, watch a series of surreal space travel PSAs they recorded in the early Eighties

Entertainment | Entertainment

Sony Admits: We Released Fake Michael Jackson Songs

Its 2010 releases weren't from the King of Pop, but rather an impersonator.

Music | Music

Aretha Franklin, Respect, and her Jewish Producer

The story behind the Queen of Soul’s hit song, Respect.

Music | Music

Even Rolling Stones' frontman Mick Jagger embarrasses his teenage son

Their father-son relationship involves regular social media banter.

Politics | BDS

Lana Del Rey (Politely) Tells Roger Waters to Shove His Boycott

Lana Del Rey rejected Roger’s pleas to boycott Israel. Polite, yes, but a rejection nonetheless.

Music | Music

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is no longer the best-selling album of all time in the US

New data has revealed the best-selling album of all time in America, with an unexpected artist taking the title.

Psychology | Personality

What is synesthesia?

People with synesthesia experience unique perceptual cross-overs, such as associating letters or sounds to colors. Learn more about it in this Spotlight.

Music | Music News

AC/DC sighting in Vancouver sparks new album rumours | CTV Vancouver News

Singer Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd were spotted outside The Warehouse Studio in Gastown.

Entertainment | Entertainment

'She knew she was blessed' - Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

The Secret Jewish History Of Aretha Franklin – The Forward

Aretha Franklin, who has died at 76, was known as the "Queen of Soul" — and many Jewish artists helped her get that royal title.

Music | Music

How the Elvis 68 Comeback Special Happened Despite Colonel Parker | Den of Geek

Director Steve Binder tells how he outmaneuvered the Colonel as Elvis 68 Comeback Special hit theaters.

Music | Music

Viva Elvis! How the 1968 'Comeback Special' that saved the King's career almost never happened

Director Steve Binder remembers bonding with Elvis Presley and clashing with Colonel Tom Parker on the set of the seminal 1968 television concert.

Music | Music

Elvis: '68 Comeback Special review – the King continues to enchant

Fifty years on, this made-for-TV special feels weirdly old and new at the same time

Music | Music

This is the moment Aretha Franklin became the ‘Queen of Soul'

“Who wouldn’t want to be called ‘Queen’?” Franklin once said.

Music | Music

Aretha Franklin Is Home And Her Family Remains Hopeful | PEOPLE.com

Aretha Franklin is home and her family remains hopeful on her condition amid news that she's 'gravely ill'

Psychology | Personality

Study: High-Empathy People Process Music Differently In The Brain - Study Finds

People who more deeply feel the happiness or sadness of others process music differently in the brain than people who do not possess such high levels empathy, a new study finds.

Music | Music

Trakt Kodi Addon: How to Install Trakt on Kodi Device

What if there is a service that tells you when a movie hits the big screen? Trakt Kodi does that for you. Check out how to install Trakt Kodi and be a movie encyclopedia.

Music | Music

The Beatles‘ ‘Revolver’: The Most Ambitious Pop Music Committed To Vinyl

Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles' 'Revolver' was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl and introduced us all to psychedelic music.

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs an Incredible Cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes' in NYC

While performing at the Le Poisson Rouge in New York City in April 2018, the incredibly talented Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain live streamed a

Music | Music News

PBS Announces Woodstock Documentary Honouring Festival’s 50th Anniversary

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of historic festival, PBS announced a new Woodstock documentary for 2019 as part of their American Experience series.

Music | Music News

How we made Steppenwolf's Born to Be Wild

It soundtracked the counterculture in Easy Rider – and ended up being played on the moon and Mars

Music | Music

Get Back! Paul McCartney’s stunning return to Liverpool’s Cavern Club – the full review - NME

“Do you wanna get back?” Paul McCartney asked the crowd, towards the end of one of the smallest, longest, sweatiest shows he’s played since, well, probably last time he was here at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club. “Cos I do.” McCartney’s b

Science & Technology | Technology

Send tracks from Amazon Music to Alexa devices with Alexa Cast

Today, Amazon announced that users listening to music through the Amazon Music app can now cast their tunes to any Alexa-enabled speaker from their phone. The f...

Music | Music

'Play by the rules, man!' Paul McCartney berates crowd for using phones at Liverpool Cavern Club gig

Paul McCartney scolded members of the audience at his Cavern Club gig in Liverpool for using mobile phones

Music | Music

This Is Your Brain On Music | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

USC's Dr. Assal Habibi has been studying the brains of 80 kids for five years in the hopes of answering the question: does studying music enhance brain function? We'll soon find out.

Music | Music

David Bowie's First Recorded Song Found in Bread Box, Heading to Auction | Mental Floss

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

Music | Music

Rolling Stones to keep on touring as Keith Richards tells pals “I want to do more” - Mirror Online

The band played to 1.38 million fans on their mega No Filter tour and have already discussed more live shows

Music | Music

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins on their long history as soulful yacht rock bros

The veteran singers discuss their overlapping careers ahead of a two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl.

Music | Music

40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018 - Noisey

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Rapper leading movement understand mental health in the music community

There are plenty of rap songs about Promethazine, Percocet and Xanax — all prescription drugs with a high potential for addiction and abuse — but almost none about Zoloft, the pill commonly prescribed to treat depression. Last year, rapper Sirah relea

Music | Music

Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2018... So Far - Hip Hop Golden Age

What’s happening folks! We are seven months into 2018, and BOY what a year it’s been thus far. It can be argued that this has been one of the strongest first-half years in… well… years. There have been very few missteps so far, and

Science & Technology | Tech

These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for

These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for. The incredible audio quality is available for less than $45.

Music | Music

The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

From pop stars, to back-up singers, to classic rock legends, here are the best stories you can get on the most popular streaming platform.

Music | Music

The 10 Best French Yé-Yé Pop Albums To Own On Vinyl — Vinyl Me, Please

This bundle of albums cover a majority of essential music to come out of France, both old and new that any novice listener should hear and ultimately own.

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones in Cardiff: Icons Still Perform Like the Glory Days

This time, we got what we want.

Music | Vinyl Records!

This Is the Ideal Vinyl Accessory for Large Record Collections • Gear Patrol

Stndrd is a vinyl accessory company that makes the bespoke organizational dividers. If you have a large vinyl collection, these might be exactly what you need.

Music | Music

The Beatles' Greatest Hits Album '1' Is Back In Top 40

On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, The Beatles' greatest hits set "1" is back in the top 40 for the first time in over two years, Imagine Dragons' "Night Visions" spends its 300th week on the chart, Bebe Rexha and Nine Inch Nail

Music | Music

Five myths about the Beatles - The Washington Post

Why did producer George Martin actually take on the band? As punishment.

Music | Music

As 'Yellow Submarine' returns to theaters, a closer look at the Beatles film that 'crossed generations'

A 50th anniversary the Beatles' 1968 animation classic 'Yellow Submarine' will be in theaters this summer after a complete visual and audio rejuvenation.

Music | Music

The 10 Best British Invasion Albums To Own On Vinyl!

Once the Beatles made landfall, they brought with them a dozen British bands that remade American rock music.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Tupac murder 'solved' as suspect confesses to playing part in shooting - NME

The murder of Tupac has reportedly been “solved”, with rapper Keefe D coming forward to confess playing a part in his shooting. The rap icon died 22 years ago after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas with Death Row Records’ Suge Knight. The assailant

Music | Music

Paul McCartney’s Many Surprise Appearances: A Brief History – Rolling Stone

Imagine you’re out having a beer with some friends when Sir Paul McCartney suddenly starts playing a mere coaster’s throw away.

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5 Famous Songs That Mean The Opposite Of What You Think

Most songs are reasonably straightforward...But sometimes it's a little trickier to figure out the meanings behind your favorite tunes.

Music | Music

New Music Friday For June 29: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now : All Songs Considered : NPR

This week's best new albums includes Drake's highly-anticipated double album, Scorpion, Florence and the Machine's High as Hope, previously unheard music from jazz legend John Coltrane and much more.

Psychology | Personality

Tuning in to Our Amazing Auditory System

Welcome to the Monitor on Psychology digital edition! This interactive format allows you to easily read, share with friends, and click on web links to get further resources.

Politics | BDS

Grace Chatto of Clean Bandit: BDS is “Terrible and Very Stupid”

Clean Bandit singer Grace Chatto was recently interviewed by Israel’s Walla! News, and she had some very pointed things to say about BDS

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple to Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

Apple Inc. is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Music | Music

Paul McCartney's Carpool Karaoke Leaves James Corden In Tears | HuffPost

The host of "The Late Late Show" gets emotional after singing "Let It Be" with the former Beatle.

Music | Music

Robert Plant Revisits Led Zeppelin And Examines The Blues Tradition On Father's Day In Chicago

On-stage in Chicago, former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant performed a 90 minute set that put a unique spin on the Zeppelin canon thanks to his band The Sensational Space Shifters. In looking back on his own terms, Plant continues to push the music fo

Music | Vinyl Records!

First ever vinyl release being reissued for its 70th anniversary

.In 1948, a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in e minor by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York became the first album pressed to vinyl.

Music | Music

Dear Cool Dads and Moms: Stop Bringing Your Children To Concerts

They won’t have fun. You won’t have fun. The people around you definitely won’t have fun.

Music | Music

DJ Fontana dead at 87 - Elvis Presley's legendary drummer and last surviving band member passes away, his son reveals

ELVIS Presley’s drummer and last remaining member of The King’s original band has died. DJ Fontana passed away in his sleep last night aged, 87, according to an emotional Facebook post …

Music | Music

Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special to Hit Movie Theaters This Summer

Release marks concert film's 50th annivesary

Entertainment | Entertainment

Film Review: Hearts Beat Loud Finds Charm in Unavoidable Change

Brett Haley’s ode to the power of music is rich in warmth, if a little bit slight.

Music | Music

Exotica - Listen to Free Radio Stations - AccuRadio

Exotica on AccuRadio. Free customizable online radio with unlimited skips. Listen now!

Music | Music

How David Bowie Invented Ziggy Stardust

An excerpt from the new book 'Strange Stars' explores how classic sci-fi and the works of William Burroughs fueled Bowie's iconic alter ego

Music | Music

Pre-owned Musical Instruments - Colored Vinyl and Picture Disc Box Sets | eBay

Find discounts that are hard to beat. Search the large selection of pre-owned musical instruments, amps, and professional audio equipment on eBay.

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

FUGOO GO Bluetooth Speaker: Get Out and Go | PaddleXaminer

The FUGOO GO was designed ...Waterproof and rugged with 360º audio, a built in bungee style mounting cord and 10 hours of battery life. I tested the FUGOO GO out paddling a friend’s OC-1 and the sound quality is so good it’s ridiculous!

Sports | Cycling

Music for Free on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route - Trailer

Music for Free on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route - Trailer #Cycling #Music #Travel #Adventure

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The Most Valuable Vinyl Records on Earth | Digital Trends

From rare Beatles originals to one-off test pressings, these are some of the most expensive vinyl records on earth — the kind of discs that make plaid-clad record collectors and average listeners alike green with envy, worth everything from a nice used

Music | Music

The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

We delve deep into the 1968 home recordings that planted the seeds for the band's classic self-titled double LP

Music | Music

Beatles' Esher Demos: Tapes That Became the White Album - Rolling Stone

The group's jovial May 1968 home recordings mark the last time they sounded like true friends

Music | Vinyl Records!

Yellow Submarine is Pro-ject's stunning new Beatles-themed record player

The simple act of owning a turntable is enough to affirm your commitment to classic music, but Pro-ject's latest record spinner is for the truly dedicated.

Music | Music

Two new reissues of the Cars' landmark albums capture a band for whom precision was everything.

An anomic interzone at the nexus of disco and new wave, 1981 needed the Cars more than ever.

Music | Axes & Gear

FiiO debuts its latest Hi-Fi music player packing USB-C, 20-hour battery life and more | 9to5Toys

While most of us are fine popping in a pair of earbuds and listening to our favorite jams from our smartphones, audiophiles and other music enthusiasts are always looking for new ways to enjoy thei…

Music | Axes & Gear

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender's $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.

Music | Music

Jeff Beck Talks Eric Clapton Rivalry and What Motown Taught Him

Ahead of a new doc telling his life story, the guitar legend reflects on more than 50 years of work with everyone from Jimmy Page to Tina Turner

Music | Vinyl Records!

Crosley C6 Turntable Review: Upping the Entry-Level - GeekDad

Crosley's new C6 turntable offers an affordable and flexible upgrade path from its entry-level record players.

Music | Music

Speak Into My Good Eye Speak Into My Good Eye |

Indie music blog from New York.

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With ticket sales in the tank, Taylor Swift makes unprecedented move

With the curtain rising on her “Reputation” tour, Taylor Swift blinked. She buckled by having Ticketmaster turn off resale ticket listings on its interactive venue charts for the first leg of her N…

Music | Music

The Sad Story of Elvis Presley's Senior Prom | Mental Floss

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

Music | Music

The 10 Best Crossover Thrash Bands

Fans of punk and metal nowadays take it for granted that the two genres often manage to intermingle. It isn't uncommon to spot a Black Flag T-shirt at a metal show, or a Metallica T-shirt at a punk show. But during the early-to-mid-1980s, such camara

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Rooftop festival to feature NYC’s best subway performers

You know you're a New Yorker when you have your subway regulars: The early-morning troubadour at the 7th Ave Q station, the evening poet on the 2/3 train to Cro

Music | Music

Why Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? – Texas Monthly

Willie Nelson talks to us about how he’s able to continuing writing—and touring—well into his eighties.

Music | Axes & Gear

Here’s why Gibson is bankrupt—no, it’s not because rock is dead

The company that made the guitars played by Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Joan Jett, The Edge, and Pete Townshend has filed for bankruptcy. Gibson Brands, maker of the famed Gibson guitar, filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware

Music | Music

From Beach House to Courtney Barnett, our 23 most-anticipated albums of May

In addition to highly anticipated releases from Courtney Barnett, Tee Grizzley, and The Body, May holds some of our early favorites for 2018: Jon Hopkins’ follow-up to 2013 breakthrough Immunity, DJ Koze’s extremely fun Knock Knock, Beach House’s en

Music | Music

At 70, Smithsonian Folkways Is An Antidote To Music Algorithms

Smithsonian Folkways, known for its broad-based music catalog, wants to surprise you with sounds you didn't even know existed. The treasured American label turns 70 years old on May 1.

Science & Technology | Tech

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app. By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to

Music | Music

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

Music | Music

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.

Music | Music

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

Music | Music

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

Music | Music

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.

Music | Music

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

You Never Know

Music | Music

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