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Rag'n'Bone Man - Human: MJ Cole Remix Masterclass & Studio Tour

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All-round producer and MIDI guitar programmer, Doc McKinney, explains how he and The Weeknd pulled together 18 songs from 40 collaborators and …

Songwriting

Watch Dave Grohl's 8-year old daughter rock the drums with the Foo Fighters

Just when you thought rock legend Dave Grohl couldn't get any cooler, he went and brought an eight-year old kid onstage to play drums for a cover of …

Watch Lorde perform with a crew of teenagers in tracksuits

Lorde’s much-anticipated second album <i>Melodrama</i> dropped on Friday, and last night (June 18) the New Zealand singer continued her whirlwind promotional rounds with a performance of select album tracks at the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards in Toronto.<p>The uplifting performance saw the New Zealand …

Jay Z Announces New Album, '4:44'

On the heels of his historic induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (and amid unconfirmed rumors of new arrivals to his family), Jay Z has announced his thirteenth solo studio album, <i>4:44</i>, to be released on June 30.<p>The album was announced jointly through a Sprint promotion in partnership with …

New Albums

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, James McAlister: Planetarium review – masters of the universe

(4AD) Grandeur meets digital mayhem on this heavenly suite of songs about our solar system, updated since its live debut five years ago<p>The planets probably just roll their eyes at all the musical tributes that we puny humans pay them. It is, though, a particularly poignant coincidence that this …

Indie Music

Review: Glen Campbell's Final Album, 'Adios,' Is Deeply Emotional, Worthy Conclusion

Since announcing his Alzheimer's diagnosis in 2011, Glen Campbell has undergone one of the most prolonged public farewells in popular music. 2011's …

Music

Detroit renames street after Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin's hometown of Detroit has named a street after her.A section of Madison Street, between Brush and Witherell, was named …

Aretha Franklin

Katy Perry Is Live-Streaming Her Entire Weekend to Promote Her New Album

In a publicity stunt that seems inspired both by documentary and by Shiba Inu puppy cams, Katy Perry is live-streaming her entire weekend on YouTube. …

Roger Waters Set for First Solo No. 1 Album With Pink Floyd Style Political Protest

Roger Waters is heading for his first chart-topping solo album with Is This The Life We Really Want? – a work full of his Pink Floyd style music and political protest.<p>The album, on Columbia, is a continuance of the Waters campaign which he says is aimed at President Donald Trump as well as …

Music

Everyone At NPR Freaked Out Over Chance The Rapper’s Surprise Tiny Desk Concert

People were running to catch the rapper’s performance.<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Chance the Rapper surprised everyone at NPR on Monday by showing up for a Tiny …

Watch the War on Drugs Perform Grand New Song 'Holding On' on 'Colbert'

The War on Drugs performed their chiming new single "Holding On" Monday on <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i>.<p>Related<p>Adam Granduciel of the War on …

New Singles

See Thundercat, Michael McDonald's Simmering Funk Opus on 'Fallon'

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins joined Thundercat to perform his lovelorn funk cut "Show You the Way" on <i>The Tonight Show</i> on Monday. The song …

Music

Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun (Norah Jones Cover)

The death of Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell rocked the music fraternity last week. His tragic death at the tender age of 52 has …

Jack White and Elton John Team for New Song “Two Fingers of Whiskey”: Watch

Jack White and Elton John have teamed up for a new blues song called “Two Fingers of Whiskey.” The collaboration was captured in the upcoming film <i>The American Epic Sessions</i>, which showcases contemporary artists replicating early recording processes. In the scene, John is asked to improvise a new …

The all-new Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper's' remix is a knockout

The Audiophiliac reviews the newly remixed Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's" album.<p>I make no bones about it, I love the Beatles, from "Meet the Beatles" to "Abbey Road" -- every album is extraordinary. I'm hardly alone in my praise. Every fan has their own story arc and mine is deep and long. Speaking of …

Audiophile

Chris Cornell Laid to Rest at Private Los Angeles Funeral

Chris Cornell was laid to rest Friday at a private ceremony at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery, with Cornell's band mates, celebrity friends, …

Music

All Songs +1: Why We're Still Obsessed With Tupac

Two decades after his death, Tupac Shakur is still the headline-generating, record-selling, contentious figure that he was in life. From DJ Funkmaster Flex's recent tearful Tupac rant to the fresh diss tracks it generated in response, our obsession with the legend continues to grow. And it's bigger …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This running playlist will power you through that first mile

It’s only 1.6 kilometers. 5,280 feet. 63,360 inches. And yet somehow, no matter how far you can run, the first mile often feels like it stretches on …

Hanson's Got A New Song, And Guess What? It's Fantastic

When Hanson's inescapable "MMMBop" topped the charts back in 1997, Hanson brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zachary were 16, 14 and 11, respectively. So if you <i>didn't</i> come of age to (or otherwise fall in love with) that song and the bestselling album from which it came, this may sound like a bold …

New Singles

Watch: This Youtube star’s covers of popular music are a huge hit (and absolutely horrendous)

If you can’t be very, very good, be very, very bad.<p>Now here is a YouTube artist you wouldn’t imagine having such a grand following. But “Shittyflute” …

Drake Has Been On The Billboard Hot 100 Chart For 8 Straight Years

<b>Drake</b> has just created another award to take home. The Canadian rapper is the first artist to ever appear on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for eight …

16 New Albums You Need to Hear This Summer

<i>Don't forget to catch up on The Best Albums of 2017 (So Far).</i><p>Recommended Video<p>Entertainment<p>'American Horror Story's New Season Makes Terrifying …

The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.<p>A very young Paul McCartney wrote the original …

Happy Birthday Miles Davis: Opening For Grateful Dead At The Fillmore West In 1970

Today marks what would have been the 91st birthday of <b>Miles Davis</b>. There are few jazz musicians as revered and influential as Davis, who passed away …

Trumpeter

YouTube Wants You To Test Drive Its Redesign

YouTube is testing a new version of its desktop site as it prepares for a major redesign.<p>YouTube is working on a redesign of its desktop site, and it's looking for feedback to help shape its new look. This morning, the company announced a design preview of the new site and invited the YouTube …

Web Design

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Soundtrack Release Date, Artwork, Song List, and Details

A key piece of the appeal of the first <b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> movie was that soundtrack, a perfect collection of classic power pop (The Raspberries), …