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Meet the Indie-Rock Ebola Warrior

Pardis Sabeti is a singer-songwriter out to save the world from infectious disease<p>There are many reasons albums get delayed, but Thousand Days' …

Hear Eminem's Love Letter to His Hometown, 'Detroit Vs. Everybody'

Rapper also offers eyebrow-raising lines about Ray Rice and Lana Del Rey in new seven-minute "CXVPHER"<p>Eminem gathered together a handful of the Motor …

Kanye West Reworks Lorde on the Sparse, Clanging 'Flicker'

Rapper puts a haunting, lurching spin on the New Zealand singer's lead single off the upcoming 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' soundtrack<p>Kanye West has …

Nicki Minaj Addresses Nazism Accusations in 'Only' Video

"I didn't come up with the concept, but I'm very sorry and take full responsibility if it has offended anyone," says rapper. "I'd never condone …

Geddy Lee: Rush Undecided on 2015 Tour

"We're still talking," says Lee. "In the next couple of months we'll decide to do something or not"<p>This past March, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson said …

Nicki Minaj Video Director Admits Using Nazi-Inspired Imagery

"If my work is misinterpreted because it's not a sappy tearjerker, sorry I'm not sorry," says Jeffrey Osborne<p>Hours after Nicki Minaj took "full …

Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' Director Details Interactive App

"It's like a stage play," says Joseph Kahn. "You have to watch the whole thing unfold like a piece of theatre"<p>Embarking on villainous terrain isn’t …

Carrie Underwood Pens Veterans Day Essay

"See You Again" singer scheduled to appear in tonight's Concert for Valor in D.C.<p>When Carrie Underwood wrote her hit ballad "See You Again," she may …

James Franco Releasing Album and Film Inspired by the Smiths, Featuring the Smiths' Andy Rourke

James Franco has a band with Tim O'Keefe, his former art school classmate. They're called Daddy, and they've just announced <i>Let Me Get What I Want</i>, an album/film inspired by the Smiths. You can watch the video for "This Charming Man" below, via Vice.<p>It is not, however, a straight-up cover of the …

Indie Music

YouTube Signs Licensing Deal With Independent Labels

When YouTube announced plans to launch a music subscription service, the company faced resistance from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN)—an organization that represents independent labels around the world. WIN accused YouTube of lowballing labels and threatening to block content. Following a …

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Spotify Founder to Taylor Swift: 'Our Interests Are Totally Aligned With Yours'

Daniel Ek says piracy and record labels do more damage to musicians than streaming music service<p>One week after Taylor Swift withdrew her entire …

YouTube Unveils New Subscription Service 'Music Key'

New service will allow users to store videos offline and play music while using other apps<p>YouTube's long-awaited song-streaming service, Music Key, …

Yoko Ono Reflects on Extraordinary Journey: 'It's Easy to Change the World'

The avant-garde artist speaks about buildings made of light and empathetic nuns at the Paley Center<p>On November 9th, 1966, John Lennon walked into …

YouTube Launches Music Subscription Service, YouTube Music Key

YouTube has announced its long-gestating paid subscription service, YouTube Music Key, as <i>Billboard</i> reports. YouTube Music Key will allow ad-free and offline streaming for $9.99 a month (though the initial promotional price is $7.99 a month), which includes music videos <i>and</i> video-free songs. It will …

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The Everything Index: Kim Kardashian's Pavlovian Posterior Experiment

Kardashian bares her assets, and predictably, she's winning this week's pop-culture war<p>Welcome to another installment of <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s "Everything …

On the Charts: Taylor Swift's '1989' Continues Reign

Plus, is Sam Smith 2014's most resilient star?<p>I've been enjoying that tiny, but significant, uptick in overall album sales the last two weeks. After …

Taylor Swift's Spotify Paycheck Mystery

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Me Against the Music: How Should Fans Behave in the Digital Age?

Rock has always resisted telling audiences how to behave, but smartphone-wielding concertgoers are infuriating artists.<p>Earlier this year, the fans at Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina started getting drunk and chatty—as fans at music festivals tend to do. Sun Kil Moon's Mark …

Lorde Covers Jeremih's "Don't Tell 'Em"

Earlier today on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, Lorde performed "Yellow Flicker Beat", from her <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</i> soundtrack... and a cover of Jeremih's hit "Don't Tell 'Em".<p>"I have basically been a really big fan of this song since I first started hearing it around," Lorde said. "I …

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Lorde, Haim, Pusha T, Q-Tip, Stromae Team for Mockingjay Song "Meltdown"

Here's another track from the Lorde-curated soundtrack to <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1</i>. Following her song "Yellow Flicker Beat", its Kanye remix, and her collaboration with the Chemical Brothers and Miguel, Lorde shows up once again on "Meltdown", a collaboration with Haim, Pusha T, Q-Tip, …

Mocking Jay

Chris Cornell Quizzes Jimmy Page About Led Zeppelin's Glory Days

In conversation with Chris Cornell, the legendary guitarist discusses his favorite memories and most famous instruments<p>Jimmy Page, guitarist and …

Nick Jonas: Nick Jonas

A former boy-bander announces that he's become a man<p>Nine years ago, when Nick Jonas recorded his first solo album, he was a little-known preteen …

Pink Floyd's New Album: The Endless River

Mostly instrumental set honors the band’s psychedelic legacy<p>It was bassist Roger Waters' lyric: "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way." …