Music

So The Last Living Beatles Just Reunited To Release A New Song

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have debuted "We're on the Road Again."<p>On Feb. 19, Paul McCartney visited the Los Angeles home of Ringo Starr and the two played music together.<p>“Thanks for coming over man and playing Great bass,” Starr wrote on Twitter after the hangout. “I love you man peace and …

NewSong

Goodbye iPod, and Thanks for All the Tunes

The iPod died slowly, then all at once. After nearly 16 years on the market, more than 400 million units sold, and one Cupertino company launched …

iPod Nano

30 Years Ago, Billy Joel Had a Meltdown in Moscow

In 1987, the piano man tried to bridge the gap between the US and the Soviet Union, and threw an onstage tantrum in the process.<p>By the time Billy Joel arrived in the Soviet Union for a string of six concerts, he was visibly worn down from 11 straight months of touring. The 38-year-old singer was …

Rock Music

Rediscovering music

The physical experience that comes with purchasing and listening to vinyl is definitely worth the extra effort, <b>Jon Banninga</b> writes<p><i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide.</i><p>They call it the “vinyl revival.” “It …

Vinyl Records

Margo Price Explains Her New EP, 'Weakness,' Track By Track

As it was for many of us, 2016 was a helluva year for Margo Price — except while we were trying to keep our heads from spinning over presidential politics and mourning the deaths of one beloved musician after another, she was also having one of the biggest artistic breakthroughs of the year. After …

Entertainment

Beyonce And Jay Z Allegedly Feuding With Neighbors Brooke Burke-Charvet, David Charvet

Beyonce and Jay Z aren’t getting along very well with their neighbors according to a new report by <i>Life & Style</i>. A source shared that Beyonce and Jay …

Jay Z

Hiding in plain sight: 13 secret messages in classic album art

Have you shone a torch against your 'Blackstar' vinyl gatefold sleeve yet?<p>Lana Del Rey, 'Lust For Life' Credit: Press<p>Lana Del Rey has confirmed that …

Entertainment

Rick Ross Apologizes For Sexist Comments About Not Signing Women To His Label

Rick Ross initially made headlines this week after he was quoted during an interview on <i>The Breakfast Club</i>, in which he made sexist comments regarding …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Diddy Responds to Allegations that Biggie Smalls Played a Part in Tupac Shakur's Death

It's been 20 years since the deaths of hip-hop legends <b>Tupac Shakur</b> and <b>The Notorious B.I.G.</b>, but their legacies live on.<p>In a new interview with <b>Willie</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

John Lennon's Phantom V: The Story of the Psychedelic Beatle-Mobile

As the late icon's famed Rolls-Royce returns to public view, we look back at how it served both as a safe haven and a souped-up plaything<p>"You swine! …

Entertainment

Listening #176: MusiKraft Cartridge Bodies & EMIA Phono Transformer

How can you tell a classic product from the hi-fi hoi polloi? One sure sign is when third-party developers spring up around the thing, offering parts …

Entertainment

Joe Budden Podcast host says strip club honored Harden's jersey

USA Today Sports<p>Rockets guard James Harden has apparently had his jersey lifted to the rafters of a Houston strip club because of his lavish tipping, …

Basketball

JAY-Z And Solange's Elevator Incident Sparks Mind-Blowing Theory About 4:44 Album

This new theory connects Solange to the album title<p>JAY-Z has already explained the meaning behind the title of his latest album, <i>4:44</i>, but what if …

Jay Z

What's Wrong With Arcade Fire's Everything Now?

The band’s fifth album hints at hearty social critique—but just provides weak songs.<p>Arcade Fire albums usually arrive with a technological gimmick—mysterious hotlines, shell corporations, immersive apps. It's benevolent overkill: Their orchestral-rock tunes often feel like VR films anyways. The …

Arcade Fire

Trent Reznor Doesn't "Get" Drake

Two sadboys, divided by generations.<p>Nine Inch Nails made a triumphant return last Friday (21 July) with the release of a new EP, <i>Add Violence</i>, which means that frontman Trent Reznor is back in the spotlight. Recently, he was interviewed by Vultureabout what's next for the band, as well as his take …

Jump between a dream and reality in Major Lazer's new music video

Major Lazer's latest EP, <i>Know No Better</i>, came out last month, surprising fans two years after the electronic hip-hop group's previous LP, <i>Peace is the Mission</i>. The original music video for the track — which features Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and Quavo on vocals — has a video game-style first …

Major Lazer

19 DJs You Should Already Be Listening To

Some of the best knob-turners out there.

Electronic Music

Grandmaster Flash admits much of his record collection came from ex-girlfriends

Grandmaster Flash has his ex-girlfriends to thank for helping him build the basis of his record collections, which helped inspire his legendary …

Electronic Music

Listen: Tori Amos Shares 'Cloud Riders' From Upcoming Album

Tori Amos has always been a diviner with musical and spiritual roots deeply planted in the natural world, drawing both inspiration and metaphorical lessons from Mother Earth. In April, when she announced her next full-length, <i>Native Invader,</i> she called it an album that "looks to Nature and how, …

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Warped Tour takes a stand against the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas City - News - Alternative Press

<i>[Photo by: Bryce Hall]</i><p>Warped Tour hit Kansas City today, and they caught word that the Westboro Baptist Church, which is known for its homophobic and …

Entertainment

Dave Grohl on How Foo Fighters Made 'Concrete and Gold' With Pop Producer

"What's the strangest thing for this band to do at this point?" singer asks. "Just to go into a studio and make a fucking album like a normal …

Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar Brings Out J. Cole For Surprise Detroit Performance & Fans Are Going Nuts

Kendrick Lamar brought out J.Cole at his show in Detroit, MI, on July 26, and people are HERE for it. Watch the epic video of J. Cole performing his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Charnett Moffett: Music from Our Soul review – dynamic celebration of a personal journey

(Motema)<p>The energetic New York bass innovator Charnett Moffett worked with the siblings Wynton and Branford Marsalis in the 1980s, on Ornette Coleman’s acclaimed 90s Sound Museum albums, and has recently embraced Middle Eastern and Asian music, too (his dad, Charles Moffett, played drums for …

Jazz

Axwell Λ Ingrosso unveil short film, ‘More Than You Know’: Watch

A hedonistic visual accompaniment for the pair’s recent EP...<p>Axwell /\ Ingrosso have released a 12-minute short film, entitled ‘More Than You Know’. …

DJs

Nothing Was Hotter Than the Hot Boys' 'Guerrilla Warfare'

In the video for "We on Fire," B.G. actually caught on fire.<p><i>Today, as my friend and Noisey social media editor Trey Smith informed me earlier this week, is the 18th anniversary of</i> Guerrilla Warfare<i>, the second and most notable Hot Boys album. Coming on the heels of Cash Money's landmark $30 million</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Big Sean and Miles Teller take in John Mayer show

When John Mayer played a tiny, invite-only show on the Bud Light Dive Bar tour in LA this week, he drew an eclectic crowd of starry fans from rappers …

Big Sean

Is 50 Cent Venting About His Strained Relationship With Marquise?

Unfortunately, 50 Cent and his oldest son Marquise don’t have a healthy relationship. While the cause of their strained union is convoluted, both …

50 Cent

Taylor Swift set to testify at Denver groping trial: “Never been so sure of anything in my life”

Pre-trial documents suggest music superstar Taylor Swift is determined to reveal in graphic detail a nasty secret that she kept hidden for years …

Entertainment

How To Party With Roots And Herbs

Supplement tips from nutritionist Sophia Roe.<p>Sophia Roe is a holistic chef and nutritionist with a magnetic Instagram. Her tips below focus on the …

Entertainment

Panorama Is Around The Corner: This Week In Music

These are the songs we recommend for your Productivity Playlist, Panorama edition.<p>We’re back! And this week we’re ramping up for our coverage of Goldenvoice’s second-annual Panorama Music Festival in New York City. We’ll be diving into all the festival has to offer over the weekend, so follow along …

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