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Tame Impala’s Mind Tricks: Kevin Parker on Sense-Altering ‘Currents’

In just a few short years, Kevin Parker’s one-man recording project Tame Impala has expanded into a full-band psychedelic rock monster. Albums like …

Paul McCartney to Oasis: ‘Get Together and Make Some Good Music’

Paul McCartney urged Oasis‘ perennially feuding brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher to stop looking back in anger and give music another shot: “My …

Thom Yorke's likeness is now also on a medication ad in Russia

Thom Yorke’s face is all over the place this week.<p>Earlier in the week, Yorke’s image was spotted on the cover of an Iranian relationship-advice book …

Jack White, Loretta Lynn to be inducted into Music City Walk of Fame

Geographical enthusiast Jack White’s adopted hometown of Nashville will honor him, along with country legend Loretta Lynn, with inductions as the …

Run the Jewels new album: El-P teases RTJ3

Run the Jewels owned 2014 with their flamethrower of a second record, <i>Run the Jewels 2</i>. It’s only been out for seven months, but that doesn’t mean …

Prince: Rally 4 Peace concert will honor Freddie Gray

Hot on the heels of Saturday’s Dance Rally 4 Peace, Prince has announced a second event to honor Freddie Gray and the people of Baltimore. This …

Frank Ocean, Morrissey, D'Angelo, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Death Grips, Run the Jewels, Mac DeMarco to Play FYF Fest

The lineup for this year's FYF Fest, taking place August 22 and 23 at Los Angeles' Sports Arena and Exposition Park, has been announced. The headliners are Frank Ocean and Morrissey. That's the poster above.<p>Also on the bill: D'Angelo and the Vanguard, Belle and Sebastian, Mac DeMarco, the Jesus and …

Super scientific study finds which drugs are most prominent at music festivals

When Jay Z rapped in 2009, “MDMA got you feeling like a champion/The city never sleeps, better slip you a Ambien” in his ode to his hometown New …

Arcade Fire Opening Haitian Restaurant in Montreal This Summer

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are teaming up with a pair of Toronto restaurateurs to open Agrikol, a Haitian dining and cultural space in the band's Montreal, Québec hometown. Arriving later this summer, the new spot will offer Haitian food, music and visual arts, according to <i>The</i> …

Sam Smith: vocal cord surgery coming after canceled tour dates

One week after Sam Smith announced he was canceling his Australian tour due to a vocal cord hemorrhage, the “Stay With Me” singer is taking another …

Spotify might join the Web video business

With Jay-Z’s Tidal entering a ring of music streaming services that already includes Pandora and Beats, Spotify might expand into the online video …

B.B. King’s Family, Manager Fight for Control of Ailing Bluesman’s Affairs

A Las Vegas judge ruled that B.B. King‘s business manager, Laverne Toney, will retain power of attorney over the blues legend, following allegations …

Kanye West is not leaving Roc Nation

Rumors began circulating Thursday that Kanye West was leaving Roc Nation, the Jay Z-founded company he’s managed by—but a source close to the …

Tame Impala Detail Currents

Tame Impala have shared more details about their forthcoming album <i>Currents</i>, the followup to 2012's* Lonerism.* It's out July 17 via Interscope, and will feature the previously-released singles "Let It Happen","'Cause I'm a Man", "Disciples", and "Eventually", which was released earlier today. …

Taylor Swift talks 1989, relationships, and happily ever after with Tavi Gevinson

Taylor Swift’s transformation from country artist to bona fide pop icon has been filled with No. 1 Billboard hits, multi-platinum albums and sold-out …

Grooveshark is officially dead, but a rogue fan backed up 90% of the music and relaunched a new version of the streaming website

Grooveshark, originally founded in 2006, quickly became popular among music fans because of its on-demand catalogue that allowed you to stream songs a la carte long before Spotify arrived on the scene. While popular, many of the songs uploaded to Grooveshark were copyrighted songs — with even …

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Science says hip-hop is the pinnacle of American music

They boiled it down to just three distinct periods in which a particular genre captured our ears and our hearts.<p>According to their findings, the genre that has the biggest impact is hip hop.<p>Press Association reports via Yahoo UK that the researchers - hailing from Queen Mary, University of London …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Beatles 'did not spark a musical revolution in America'

A new study suggests that the Beatles may have been given too much credit for the musical revolution which started in the US in 1964<p>When The Beatles burst onto the US music scene with ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ in February 1964 they were credited with sparking a British Invasion across The Atlantic.<p>…

Kanye Changed the Title of His New Album to...'Swish'

But when do we get to hear it, 'Ye?<p><i>Photo courtesy of Kanye West</i><p>OMG GUYS<p>Kanye West tweeted that he's changing the title of his insanely-anticipated new album to <i>Swish</i>.<p>In March, Kanye told us that his latest record would be called <i>So Help Me God</i> and included a cryptic religious symbol for the Virgin …

Mayweather Defeats Pacquiao, KOs Pay-Per-View Providers

Boxing fans had waited more than five years to see Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao face off in the ring; what was another 45 minutes?<p>So, while …

Blur Thrill Fans at Free Brooklyn Club Show

Earlier this week, Blur released an album called <i>The Magic Whip</i>, the first in 16 years from their classic four-man lineup. It’s a strong album, one …

Paul McCartney Says Kanye West's "Only One" Was Inspired By "Let It Be"

<i>Photo by Inez and Vinoodh</i><p>In a new interview with <i>The Sun</i> (via <i>Rolling Stone</i>), Paul McCartney revealed that Kanye West's McCartney-assisted single "Only One" was inspired by the Beatles' "Let It Be".<p>Well, more accurately, it was inspired by the story that inspired "Let It Be". He said:<p>"We sat around …

Ben E. King: Stand by Me singer dies at 76

Singer Ben E. King, most famous for his classic soul ballad “Stand By Me” and his hits with The Drifters, has died at 76. According to his publicist, …

Katy Perry Sunflower Dress Sparks Controversy in China

Katy Perry sparked controversy in China after a recent concert in Taipei, Taiwan, where she donned both a Taiwanese flag and a sunflower dress, which …

Grooveshark Ceases Operations

The streaming service Grooveshark announced on its website tonight that it will be shutting down permanently owing to the company's failure to obtain licenses for the vast majority of music on the site.<p>As <i>Exclaim</i> reports, Grooveshark faced a $17 Billion lawsuit that was organized by a coalition of …

Tame Impala releases 'Disciples,' third new song from upcoming album

Tame Impala has a third cut from its upcoming album <i>Currents</i>. “Disciples” clocks in at just under two minutes and provides another yet another …

Kurt Cobain Plays With Frances Bean In New Montage of Heck Teaser

This morning on NBC's "Today", <i>Montage of Heck</i> director Brett Morgen unveiled new footage from his forthcoming Kurt Cobain documentary. A short clip features Cobain playing with his daughter, Frances. Watch it below via "Today".<p>Morgan spoke more about his relationship with Francis and her …

Tidal Unveils ‘Discovery’ Platform to Showcase Emerging Artists

Tidal, the high-quality streaming service recently relaunched by Jay Z and other big-name musicians, announced a new Discovery section designed to …

Disclosure announce new single “Bang That”

Disclosure has announced a new single called “Bang That”. Set to premiere Friday night during Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 program, it marks the first new …

Paul McCartney announces US tour dates

<i>Photo by MJ Kim</i><p>Sir Paul McCartney has wedged in a few US tour dates between his upcoming headlining gigs at Firefly Music Festival and Lollapalooza …