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Herbie Hancock

Mixcloud Online Radio Awards | Nominee - Sound Spectrum with DJ Spinna

Sound Spectrum was created as a platform for DJ Spinna to broadcast his record collection to the world. He's constantly buying new and old music, …

Prince Estate Announces New Album Piano & A Microphone: 1983, Shares Song: Listen

This morning, on what would have been Prince’s 60th birthday, his estate and Warner Bros. have announced the release of a live album recorded in 1983. <i>Piano & A Microphone: 1983</i>, out September 21, was recorded during a rehearsal at Prince’s home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Listen to the …

Prince supports Muhammad Ali (Extended Prince Comments)

This Turntable Converts Records into Digital Music Files - Technabob

If you have a lot of vinyl records lying around that you wish you could listen to on your smartphone or speakers, now you can convert those oldies …

Massive Archive of 78RPM Records Now Digitized & Put Online: Stream 78,000 Early 20th Century Records from Around the World

Last summer we checked in with the Internet Archive’s Great 78 Project, a volunteer effort to digitize thousands of 78rpm records—the oldest …

American Utopia: David Byrne Revisits Talking Heads And More On Stage In Chicago

As David Byrne’s “American Utopia” tour finishes up a sold-out three-night run at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre, it’s worth looking back for perspective.<p>At the end of the summer in 2001, the former Talking Heads frontman had just returned to America for a run of live performances in support of his …

The B-52s Kick Off 40th Anniversary Tour Still Happy Together

With a June 1 date at Philadelphia’s Sugar House Casino, The B-52s – the toast of Athens, GA and avatars of the dance-punk movement – officially …

David Bowie

The Piano Player Who Helped David Bowie Go Radical

When David Bowie headed into London’s Trident Studios to work on his new album, he had a tough act to follow — his own. Bowie had already broken big …

BP Fallon & David Holmes - Henry McCullough (Late Night Tales: David Holmes)

In Fond Memory Of Wings, Thunderclap Newman Guitarist Jimmy McCulloch

He may have been the epitome of the “live fast, die young” philosophy, but Jimmy McCulloch was also a prodigious guitarist who packed more into his …

Heart of gold: Neil Young's online archives are a revolution in fandom

Sometimes, flicking through the online Neil Young Archives, one wonders if he has slightly oversold the marvels on offer for public perusal. In his introductory video, Young guides new users around the site, showing them the audio, video and documentary material on offer. “Here we have a copyright …

Rock & Roll

The New Gorillaz Songs Are Instant Summer Jams

Also, Jack Black!<p>Take a deep breath, because I just looked and Gorillaz has been around for 20 years. Two decades! I don't know how that happened. But I do know that their two new songs, "Lake Zurich" and "Humility," are jams, and the latter's accompanying video is every summer mood. It's also got …

Music

Wooden Shjips - V

The psychedelic San Francisco quartet <b>Wooden Shjips</b> have been steadily plotting away for a decade now, never shifting their base sound <i>too</i> much but …

What If Digital Had Never Happened?

Digital audio forever disrupted the way music is recorded, mixed, and mastered—and, to even greater extents, how music is distributed, sold, played, …

Audiophile

The Last Poets: the hip-hop forefathers who gave black America its voice

You can trace the birth of hip-hop to the summer of 1973 when Kool Herc DJ’d the first extended breakbeat, much to the thrill of the dancers at a South Bronx block party. You can trace its conception, however, to five years earlier – 19 May 1968, 50 years ago this weekend – when the founding …

Literature

The Last Poets: Mean Machine

'We Kept The Music Going': Bernard Purdie On Drumming For Aretha And More

Bernard "Pretty" Purdie is on the shortlist of the hardest-working drummers in the history of recorded music. The list of artists he's worked with, on the other hand, is quite long: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Lloyd Price, James Brown, Steely Dan — on and on stretching back to …

Music

Reggie Lucas, who worked with Miles Davis and Madonna, dies

NEW YORK — Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician who played with Miles Davis in the 1970s and produced the bulk of Madonna’s debut album, has …

Beach Boys Go Orchestral On New Album With Royal Philharmonic

A new album pairing original, classic vocal performances by the Beach Boys with newly-written symphonic arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic …

Cannes: Tina Turner Film to Document Rock ’n’ Roll Icon’s Life

Tina Turner’s tumultuous rock ‘n’ roll life will be told in feature-documentary form for the first time, with buyers being introduced to the project …

Tina Turner

Is ‘Stop Making Sense’ The Greatest Concert Film Of All-Time?

Since its 1984 release, Talking Heads’ <i>Stop Making Sense</i> has been lauded as the greatest rock concert film of all time by music nerds AND film nerds …

Leftfield added to Haçienda Classical bill

Haçienda Classical will be performing live symphonic versions of classic club tracks at shows in London and Bedfordshire this year.<p>The project is …

It's A Jazz Thing: The Travels Of Gilles Peterson

<b>Gilles Peterson</b> likes to stay busy.<p>Not content with being a globally in-demand DJ, the London selector holds down a weekly 6Music slot, helps run …

Inside ‘Remembering the Beatles’ Special Issue: Exclusive Stories About the Iconic Band

Their legacy lives on! Nearly five decades after The Beatles’ changed the world with their groundbreaking tunes, a new special collector’s issue pays …

SOUL CITY | EPISODE ONE: CHICAGO

In the pilot episode of our new music/travel series, “Soul City,” host (and Wax Poetics writer) Ronnie Reese explores his home town of South Side, …

Review: The Temptations find musical magic in modern covers

The Temptations, "All the Time" (UMe)<p>Every music star covers The Temptations at some point. So what happens when this legendary group does its own covers?<p>The answer is something very special when the Motown icons get their hands on songs by Sam Smith, Bruno Mars, John Mayer, Maxwell, Ed Sheeran, …

Leon Bridges Isn't Here to Save You

The singer-songwriter returns to shatter preconceptions and stand alongside Bruno Mars and Drake.<p>Leon Bridges has spent most of the afternoon bouncing between Lower East Side haunts and landmarks for a photoshoot, and at this point the 28-year-old wants two things: A glass of bourbon, and for me to …

Listen to Mogwai’s new song ‘Donuts’

<b>The track is featured on the soundtrack to upcoming sci-fi film Kin.</b>Mogwai have unveiled a new track called ‘Donuts’.The song is taken from the …

Mick Ronson's Greatest Moments

People forget that before he met Mick Ronson, David Bowie was struggling to find himself. He was a mime artist, a mod, a pop singer, with one novelty …