Albums

Macca’s banjo, Mellotron and a Monkee: the story of George Harrison’s Wonderwall Music

Almost 50 years ago, the Beatle stepped aside from the planet’s biggest band to create the soundtrack to Joe Massot’s movie Wonderwall. With the help of India’s finest musicians, he invented the idea of the world music crossover<p>Let’s call it the Riddle of the Dark Horse: what do you get if you …

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In rare interview, Bob Dylan holds forth on Frank Sinatra, Joan Baez, Minnesota

An old rock-and-roll legend has it that Bob Dylan and George Harrison were supposed to record with Elvis Presley, but The King was a no-show. As Dylan tells it, though, Presley "did show up, it was us that didn't."<p>In a rare interview with writer Bill Flanagan, posted to Dylan's website Wednesday …

Rock & Roll

Bob Dylan's Surprise, Extensive New Interview: 9 Things We Learned

A new interview with Bob Dylan by rock journalist/MTV executive Bill Flanagan has appeared on the songwriter's official website to promote his …

Music

Bob Dylan Talks Amy Winehouse, Leonard Cohen, Much More in Rare, Extensive Interview

Bob Dylan doesn’t give many interviews. To make up for lost time, he sat down for a massive Q&A with author Bill Flanagan, which was posted on his website tonight. The piece runs over 8,000 words and covers a wide range of topics. He tells a story about meeting Frank Sinatra and reveals that he …

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Gorillaz (finally) announce new album, ‘Humanz,’ reveal guests, share video

Earlier today, <b>Gorillaz</b> uploaded four new songs to TIDAL — which followed the single they put out in January — and now, after countless teasers, their …

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Bob Dylan says 'not yearning' for old days in latest cover album

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bob Dylan's new album "Triplicate" explores American standards from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, but the veteran singer-songwriter says that does not mean he is yearning for the past.<p>Dylan also is unconcerned whether his fans like the album - the third in as many years that …

Music

Josh Homme Sued for Alleged Assault of Autograph Collector

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme allegedly assaulted an autograph collector after an Iggy Pop show last year in Detroit, according to a lawsuit the collector filed Monday. As Alternative Nation points out, the lawsuit alleges that Homme “said something to the effect of—I am not signing …

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In The Studio: The “Daryl Hall and John Oates” Album & The $300 Drum Sound

Study Hall<p>Sponsored by<br>Audio Technica<p>A setup that was far from 'tried and true' -- I decided to stretch out and try alternative concepts...<p>By Barry …

Music

Newswire: Ed Sheeran don’t want no lawsuits, credits “No Scrubs” writers on new song

In addition to racking up the accolades and revenue, Ed Sheeran’s hits have a tendency to bring other songwriters out of the woodwork to point out similarities between his tracks and theirs. The redheaded moppet’s previously contended with copyright infringement lawsuits over 2014’s “Photograph” …

Music

Gorillaz' New Album 2017: 'Humanz' release date, tracks and more

After a nearly six-year hiatus, the Gorillaz have begun rolling out details about their highly anticipated new album <i>Humanz,</i> which drops Friday, April …

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Youngest Ed Sheeran fan immediately stops crying at sound of 'Shape of You'

Ed Sheeran's popularity knows no bounds. His music resonates with people of all ages, even the young as is evident in the case of baby Gracie.<p>Gareth Nye took to Twitter to share a video of his infant daughter crying in her bouncer. As soon as Nye plays Ed Sheeran's song "Shape of You," the adorable …

Humor

Bob Dylan Reveals His Love for Amy Winehouse in a Rare Interview

Over the course of his career, and especially in recent years, Bob Dylan has kept most personal details close to the chest. So it’s quite the …

Music

CyHi the Prynce Says 'Cruel Winter' Is 'Really Done,' Talks Kanye and Drake Project and His Debut Album

G.O.O.D. Music artist CyHi the Prynce is currently on a press run for his upcoming album, <i>No Dope on Sunday</i>. On Thursday, the Atlanta rapper stopped …

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Newswire: Ride announce details of first new album in more than 20 years

Ride, the pioneering shoegaze band behind acclaimed albums like <i>Nowhere</i> and <i>Going Blank Again</i>, have shared some new details about its forthcoming album. After announcing the record was in the works in December and releasing two singles last month, the British band’s first new songs in more than 20 …

New Albums

Bob Dylan Gives Rare, Brilliant Interview, Shares a Third of 'Triplicate' - Noisey

This would be a good time to read or reread Bob Dylan's <i>Chronicles</i>. It's a work of fiction, mostly, though if you said that to Dylan, he's probably tell you there's more truth in it than all the facts you can dig up. It's a truly great piece of American literature (hey, it was written by a Nobel …

Music

Liverpool to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Sgt Pepper

The Beatles' home city of Liverpool will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper with 3-week arts festival<p>The Beatles' home city of Liverpool …

Music

First Listen: Bob Dylan, 'Triplicate'

Bob Dylan is evidently not finished with his (grand, now exhaustive) inquiry into the Great American Songbook.<p>The 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who was hailed by the Swedish Academy for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," is releasing a …

Music

Ride Announce New Album 'Weather Diaries'

It's due to be released on June 16th...<b>Ride</b> have announced plans for new album 'Weather Diaries'.The record drops on June 16th, following extensive …

New Albums

Rare Photo of Paul McCartney Doing Housework Is Cute

Is there anything more surprising than a celebrity caught doing ordinary things? Well, maybe it's a rock and roll star snapped in the act of doing a …

Music

Ride announce new album, Weather Diaries, share “Charm Assault” video — watch

Shoegaze veterans Ride have officially detailed their first album in two decades. It’s titled <i>Weather Diaries</i> and due for release on June 16th through …

Music

Bob Dylan talks a lot about Minnesota in rare straight-forward interview

The music icon sat with journalist Bill Flanagan for a long Q&A posted on bobdylan.com

Music

WebsterX Finds Some Light In The Darkness On His Debut Album Daymares

The Milwaukee rapper wrestles with demons and puts on for the creative community in his home city.<p>After signing to Chicago-based label Closed …

Music

Gorillaz Announce the Title of Their New Album & It's Release Date

Gorillaz fans rejoice! The wait for their new album is almost over. They took to their Instagram account today to announce the albums title and it’s …

New Albums

Baja bound with father-son duo Herbie & Nathan Fletcher

<b>Video News</b><p><b>Discover Herbie and Nathan's enthusiasm for all things surfing and life</b><p><b>Surfersvillage Global Surf News</b>, 22 March, 2017 - Nixon recently …

Surfing

Drake's new album has inspired a whole lot of Google searches

It's a learning ting, eh.<p>Drake has had a very busy week. He released his 22-track 'playlist' <i>More Life</i> last Saturday night and shattered records for both Apple Music and Spotify after its release.<p>But Drizzy's new album is doing more than getting fans moving to his beats, it also has been giving them …

New Albums

Google Bizarrely Said Flume Dropped A New Album Today; Help Us Solve This Mystery

Okay so first and foremost, Flume definitely did not drop a new album today. I am sorry if you inferred that by the title but that was not my …

New Albums

Bob Dylan Punctuates Best Picture Oscar Snafu

A long Q&A dropped Wednesday on bobdylan.com in connection with the imminent release of the singer’s latest album of standards, Triplicate. In …

Entertainment

How the great song 'London Homesick Blues' helped launch the musical genre we now know as 'Texas country'

In 1973, Gary P. Nunn and Bob Livingston were in Luckenbach, playing backup on a live album recording by Jerry Jeff Walker, a stage-named New York …

Music

Bob Dylan’s Mystical Description Of Rock Music Sums Up Its Power

Getty Image<p>It shouldn’t come as any big surprise, but Bob Dylan is just as good at talking as he as is at writing lyrics. The Nobel Prize in Literature winner came off as positively eloquent in a rare interview he gave to writer Bill Flanagan. The wide-ranging talk covered all manner of subjects, …

Music

First Listen: Rodney Crowell, 'Close Ties'

Americana has had a banner few years, to put it mildly, and the roots of its current incarnation can be traced back to Rodney Crowell. The Texas-born songwriter has collaborated with everyone from Emmylou Harris to Waylon Jennings, all while maintaining a solo career that's netted him two Grammys …

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