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Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

The Story Behind That Famous Photo of Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon

Though Elvis Presley’s music has largely been responsible for sustaining fans’ burning love for the 40 years that have passed since his Aug. 16, …

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

Ronnie Spector’s Victory Lap: The Original Rock Queen Talks New Music and Reviving the Ronettes

In conversation, it’s impossible not to fall head-over-heels for Ronnie Spector. Even over a tiny cell phone speaker, her strong voice bursts forth …

Sgt. Pepper Wasn’t Broken. So They Fixed It.

Usually, the re-working and rerelease of a classic recording signifies nothing more than a sneaky cash-grab by either a record company, a producer, a …

Guitar

Gregg Allman: The Wild Times, Lost Years and Rebirth of a Southern-Rock Legend

When I met Gregg Allman, he seemed like a ghost on guard. It was 1990, in Miami. The Allman Brothers Band had recently reunited for a second time. In …

‘Exodus’ at 40: Bob Marley’s Plea for Peace and Black Liberation After Facing Death

Bob Marley’s <i>Exodus</i> is one of the epochal albums in the history of popular music. There are a select few albums that are as culturally impactful and …

Bob Marley

On the Charts: 50 Years Later, Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Back in Top Three

The Beatles‘ <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band</i> returned to the Top Three of the Billboard 200 for the first time since 1967 as the 50th …

Explore Beatles’ Innovative ‘Penny Lane’ in ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Doc Clip

PBS will explore the creation and profound musical influence of the Beatles‘ <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band</i>, with a new hour-long documentary,</i> …

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: How Paul McCartney’s Dad Inspired ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’

<i>The</i> <i>Beatles</i><i>‘</i> Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band<i>, which</i> Rolling Stone <i>named as the</i> <i>best album of all time</i><i>, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the</i> …

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

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 long, the Beatles iconic "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album is …

Our Latest Obsession is the "Unfinished" Backsplash

There will always be a special place in our hearts for traditional tile installations in the kitchen, but sometimes, you want a more unexpected look. …

It was 50 years ago today… looking back on half a century of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

"John came into the control room on that first day and said, 'We're never going to tour again, and we're going to make an album that's got sounds on …

‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’ Finds John Lennon in ‘Wonderland’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

The Beatles’ most famous tribute to the effects of drugs had nothing to do with psychedelic drugs. Well, maybe not nothing…<p>In 1967, “Lucy in the Sky …

Stereo Records or Mono Records - Which One to Buy?

Share with friends:<p>Stereo Records vs. Mono Records<p>If you’re a record collector and you collect albums made between 1957 and 1970 or so, you’re likely …

Music Production

A psychologist explains why we’re probably all delusional and how to fix it

Reflecting more doesn’t make us more self-aware<p>Every once in a while, a friend attends therapy for the first time and starts breathlessly reporting all the revelations she’s learned. In many of these circumstances, it’s all I can do to stop myself from yelling that <i>I,</i> or any of her other friends, …

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: How Paul McCartney’s Travels Inspired the Title Track

<i>The Beatles‘</i> Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band<i>, which</i> Rolling Stone <i></i><i>named as the greatest album of all time, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the</i> …

When Musicians Lose Control of Their Faces

Este Haim’s wild facial expressions are surprisingly normal.<p>When the great B.B. King bent a nasty blues note on his guitar, it looked like someone …

Here is quantifiable proof that pop lyrics are getting more repetitive

Thanks in large part to the influence of R&B, electronic music, and hip-hop, pop music of the past decade or so has been wildly experimental, …

Flat Earthers Won't Believe This News on Antarctica’s Climate

The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on our overheated planet, but so far, its polar opposite has managed to stay pretty cool. Why is Antarctica …

Global Warming

A Brilliant Return for a Talking Heads Album

Twenty-six years after Talking Heads broke up, David Byrne remains one of New York’s most recognizable people. There he is, about town, slim and white-haired—on his bicycle, at a just-opened restaurant, at the Public Theatre (his second musical, “Joan of Arc: Into the Fire,” had a run there last …

Concerts

What Apple Cider Vinegar Can—and Can't—Do for Your Health

Name a health problem. Any health problem. Chances are, if you poke around the Internet, you’ll find an article touting that apple cider vinegar …

Rock & Roll Didn't Die Quietly

Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers and 6 others<p>Listen now<p>Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and their contemporaries invented rock and roll when …

'Rolling Stone / 50 Years': a visual sojourn through pop culture history (review, photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Karen Herman just might be the person you'd want at the plate with the bases loaded, two outs and two strikes in the bottom of the …

Ranking All 374 Rolling Stones Songs

Time doesn’t apply to the Rolling Stones quite like it does to other rock bands. Their longevity is staggering — this band has been around for 55 …

The Beatles: we answer the most-Googled questions about the Fab Four

Ever needed to know if The Beatles are still alive or if they did drugs? Here's our helpful answers to the most-Googled Beatles questions on the …

The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 perfect moments that give you goosebumps

The Beatles’ 11th album, ‘Abbey Road’, was released 48 years ago today (September 25), and as the last thing the Beatles recorded together (‘Let It …

Klaus Voormann And Genesis Publications Announce ‘Revolver 50: The Collage Series’

Fifty years after winning his Grammy Award for designing the cover for The Beatles’ seminal <i>Revolver</i> album, artist Klaus Voorman is returning to the …

Imagine there’s no Sgt Pepper. It’s all too easy in the era of Trump and May | John Harris

This great Beatles album is as thrilling a listen as ever on its 50th anniversary: but it’s a melancholy time for the one-world counterculture the record soundtracked<p>“At the time Sgt Pepper was released,” the American writer Langdon Winner once recalled, “I happened to be driving across the country …