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An Argument With Instruments: On Charles Mingus

When Sy Johnson, a jazz pianist and arranger, used to visit Charles Mingus at his apartment in the East Village in the 1960s, there was always a pot …

Inside Ticketmaster's New Scalping Plan

Depeche Mode fans scouring Ticketmaster's website for unsold seats to the band's September 20th show, at Gexa Energy Center in Dallas, will find $900 …

More Photos from Corey Feldman's Birthday Party

Yesterday I wrote about Corey Feldman's birthday party. Corey was not happy with the images I used in my post, so here is a wider selection. Corey, if you're reading this, I hope this makes things better between us.<p>Yesterday, I wrote a Corey Feldman-approved post about my night at Corey Feldman's …

Behold! Steve Martin and Kermit The Frog perform "Dueling Banjos" 

<i>Funny Or Die</i> has managed to fulfill a childhood desire many readers didn't know they even had by posting a video of Steve Martin and Kermit The Frog …

The "Blurred Lines" guys are suing Marvin Gaye's family for saying they copied "Got To Give It Up"

Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell Williams have preemptively countersued Marvin Gaye’s estate and Bridgeport Music, the owner of some Funkadelic …

A new podcast finds Steve Albini talking Nirvana, In Utero, and music industry "parasites"

<i>A.V. Club</i> contributor Vish Khanna talked to Steve Albini about that upcoming <i>In Utero</i> reissue for the latest episode of his podcast, and the results …

The History of Music Told in Seven Rapidly Illustrated Minutes

Your senses do deceive you, my friends. This is not the latest, greatest video from RSA Animate. No, this video comes to us via Pablo Morales de los …

Paying The Piper: Music Streaming Services In Perspective

As sales of recorded music continue to plummet, the concept of fans "owning" music may soon be considered old-fashioned. Today, it's all about access to music, rather than ownership of an album or a song, and newer streaming services like Spotify are at the center of the storm.<p>Two weeks ago, …

The Larry Sanders Show: “Larry Loses A Friend”/“Doubt Of The Benefit”

<b>“Larry Loses A Friend”/“Doubt Of The Benefit” (season three, episodes 11-12, originally aired Aug. 31, 1994, and Sept. 7, 1994)</b><p>The midseason sag of</i> …

Here's a supercut of Saturday Night Live performers breaking

Though it's the <i>Saturday Night Live</i> cast’s job to keep a straight face while performing the silliest of sketches, nobody is truly immune to the …

Listen to "Walk Us Uptown," the first taste of Elvis Costello's collaboration with The Roots

Elvis Costello And The Roots’ collaborative album <i>Wise Up Ghost</i> comes out September 17 on Blue Note Records, and they’ve just debuted a lyric video …

Stevie Wonder Won’t Play in Florida or Anywhere With Stand Your Ground Laws

Onstage Sunday night in Quebec City, in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, Stevie Wonder made an announcement. …

Read This: A grand unified theory connects all Pixar films in one timeline

The world of Pixar is intricately connected, with bushels of in-references to other films and the history of Pixar animators hidden in plain sight …

Watch Nirvana give birth (literally) in a weird 1993 TV promo for In Utero

In connection with the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s third album <i>In Utero,</i> a bizarre 1993 TV promo has surfaced on YouTube. After …

Of Montreal announces stripped-down, countrified new album

Happiness Is a Paul McCartney Concert in Summertime

On the pure joy and infectious empathy of Macca at Fenway Park on Tuesday night<p>Marc Andrew Deley/Invision/AP<p>It's a tiny planet, really, and most of the people on it have some love for the songs of Paul McCartney. And so to simmery-summery Boston he comes, to the hysterical green bowl of Fenway …

The Grateful Dead’s “Ultimate Bootleg” Now Online & Added to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry

I have known many a Deadhead, and I’ve loved ‘em—friends and friends of friends; I’ve hung out in parking lots, at parties and campsites, and done …

Jay-Z ‘Magna Carta . . . Holy Grail’ review: When fans are reduced to customers

Jay Z released his 12th studio album, “Magna Carta . . . Holy Grail” in 2013. Here’s a look at some of his most memorable moments from music, commercial success, fatherhood and his recent visit to the Verizon Center.<p>The hip-hop star went from a no-name to a cultural icon.<p>Eight summers ago, Jay-Z …

10 episodes that made King Of The Hill one of the most human cartoons ever

<i>With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD every day, it gets harder and harder to keep up with new shows, much less the</i> …

With Osmosis Jones, the Farrelly brothers invent a new genre: the body-cop comedy

<i>Every day,</i> <b>Watch This</b><i>offers staff recommendations inspired by a recent movie. This week: In honor of</i> The Heat<i>, we assemble a lineup of buddy-cop</i> …

Elisabeth Moss: From Naif To Player On TV's 'Mad Men'

When <i>Mad Men</i> premiered in July 2007, the character of Peggy Olson was introduced to audiences as Don Draper's naive young secretary. In the seasons that have followed, Peggy has slowly become a talented copywriter and Don's protege, meanwhile trying constantly to create a place for herself in the …

Wale: The Gifted

Even during Wale’s brighter days, <i>The Gifted</i> would have been a stretch for a Wale album title. <i>The Sufficient</i>? Sure. <i>The Better Than Average</i>? Possibly.</i> …

Here's an incredible archive of early gigs by 22 legendary artists

Ever wished you could have seen the Ramones at CBGB in 1974? Or the Beatles at a club in Liverpool in 1962? Or the Smiths at the Hacienda? User …

When galaxies collide: Hubble spies a massive cosmic train wreck.

One of the most overwhelming things we have learned from studying astronomy in the past century—and it’s quite a list—is that entire galaxies collide.<p>…

Video: How Rap Battles Are Helping High Schoolers Learn to Love Science

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.01.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:25 pm. 4:25 pm<p>Back in 2002, the …

'Mad Men': Old Friends Are Acting Strange

It's always so traumatic when another excellent <i>Mad Men</i> season ends. I loved that finale so much, I knew I'd have to obsessively re-watch the whole …

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Captive Audience: The Music Business in America’s Prisons

If you’ve got to go to prison, you could do a lot worse than the Idaho Correctional Institution in Orofino. The 574-inmate facility is tucked into a …