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Flatt Lonesome members in serious accident

16 hours agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Two members of Flatt Lonesome were injured this morning in an automobile accident near Durham, NC. Michael Stockton and Dominic Illingworth were just moments from meeting up with the rest of the band when the accident occurred. Both were taken to Duke Medical Center for examination […]

Dr. Dre Say Detox Is Dead, Announces New Album 'Compton: The Soundtrack'

Photo courtesy of iTunes The critically acclaimed N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton comes out in two weeks, and Ice Cube recently let slip that Dr. Dre would be releasing a new album of music inspired by the gangsta rap legends' landmark debut full length today, August 1st. Show More Summary

Ms. Lauryn Hill Returns to Television with an Electrifying Performance of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good"

Lauryn Hill returned to late night television after a years-long break this week with a stunning performance of the Nina Simone classic "Feeling Good" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Hill plays it safe until the middle of the song, where she takes off on a flight of joyous vocal runs, emoting like a woman transformed. Show More Summary

Tune in Tomorrow for Episode 5 of VICE on Beats 1

VICE's weekly show on Apple Music's star-studded Beats 1 radio continues this week with episode five. As usual, we get things cooking with our VICE Megamix, and later in the show we dive into the discography of 60s Peruvian garage rock pioneers Los Saicos. Show More Summary

The Scenes of Lollapalooza Day 1: Flying Lotus, the Weeknd and Minions!

Lollapalooza day one took place on a 90 degree summer scorcher in Chicago's Grant Park yesterday, a literal stone's throw from the Windy City's business district. Here's a look at what went down throughout the day, as attendees wereShow More Summary

Paul McCartney Schooled the Youth of Lollapalooza Day One

Sir Paul McCartney, photo by Getty Images Lollapalooza is aggressively normal. There are no campsites, no burning men, no polyamorous tents or dystopian barter systems. All those Native American prints you see are Blackhawks jerseys....Show More Summary

We Spoke to Moving Mountains About 'Pneuma's Rerelease

When you think of modern post-rock, you might think of fifteen plus minute creations overwrought in instrumentation and rehashes of what's come before. In defining what means the conclusion or advancement of rock music, it developed itself from bands like Slint or Mogwai, to a formula any kid with an effects rack could try their hand at. Show More Summary

Basel Symphony Orchestra brings a whiff of Paris to UK and Ireland.

20 hours agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Basel Symphony Orchestra and Dennis Russell Daviesphoto Benno_Hunziker The Basel Symphony Orchestra under its Principal Conductor, Dennis Russell Davies, is giving a five-concert series this September in the UK and Ireland. Opening at...Show More Summary

This Week’s Quotes

“Next up: Neil Young’s announcement that he is pulling his music from streaming services because of poor sound quality. ‘He’s a cranky old man,’ says Blodget. ‘Not to get all academic, but that is one of the hallmarks of disruptive technology. Show More Summary

Man fires conductor, board fires man

22 hours agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Turmoil at the San Luis Obispo Symphony, midway between San Francisco and LA. Three months ago executive director Edmund Feingold terminated the music director Michael Nowak, who had served for 31 years. This weekend, the board fired Feingold, who had been in the job for just over a year.

Kozena cancels Melbourne, Rattle conducts sitting down

22 hours agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Australia’s star visitors had a rough night in Melbourne, we hear from the musicians. Magdalena Kozena had to withdraw from the concert at the last minute when her voice went faint and her husband went on stage with a raging temperature. He battled on through the performance, sitting down. Apparently one of the kids has […]

Lollapalooza: Metallica closes out Day 2 with nostalgic set

As Metallica frontman James Hetfield graced the stage at Lollapalooza to close out day two... The post Lollapalooza: Metallica closes out Day 2 with nostalgic set appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Kidzapalooza Day Two: The Helmets get surprise visits from Metallica, Perry Ferrell, and much more

BY SELENA FRAGASSI | FOR THE SUN-TIMES “Isn’t this a special little cove?” asked the... The post Kidzapalooza Day Two: The Helmets get surprise visits from Metallica, Perry Ferrell, and much more appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Lollapalooza Day 2 PHOTO GALLERY: Metallica, Sam Smith, Kid Cudi, Charli XCX and more

Here’s a look at some of the happenings at Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Chicago’s... The post Lollapalooza Day 2 PHOTO GALLERY: Metallica, Sam Smith, Kid Cudi, Charli XCX and more appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Ti...

Newswire: Maynard James Keenan’s band Puscifer announces new album, video

When he’s not busy taunting his legions of fans about the possibility of a follow-up to the band’s 2006 album 10,000 Days, Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan keeps pretty busy. Besides his work as a vintner and a dedicated fan of The...Show More Summary

REVIEW: Tom Dyer’s New Pagan Gods’ “History Of Northwest Rock Vol. 1 (1959-1968)”

For Tom Dyer’s new album, he has gathered a few musicians, called them the New Pagan Gods and paid tribute to the old Pagan Gods, specifically the Gods of Seattle rock’n’roll at the dawn of the music up here in the Pacific Northwest. If you are a longtime resident of the Northwest, you have no […]

REVIEW: Jimm McIver’s “Sunlight Reaches”

Jimm McIvey has finally released his new album called Sunlight Reaches (Green Monkey) and while I was given a few hints for what he was coming up with, this one is a bit eased up than I expected, but that’s a good thing. It has been a decade since McIvey released his last album but […]

REVIEW: Tunto’s “Huvi”

While one website I spotted this album on called Huvi (Aani) weird jazz, I call the music by Tunto exploratory jazz, for this is nothing close to what I would call weird. Adventurous? Yes it is. If it is indeed different, it has to do with the type of instruments played. You will hear the […]

REVIEW: Craig Marshall’s “After All”

Austin, Texas musician Craig Marshall has released his new album (his sixth) called After All (Big Ticket) and if you are someone who likes their brand of music on the down home side with hints of country, folk, and an acoustic spirit, you’ll really like this. What I like about this is it reminds me […]

REVIEW: Snow In Mexico’s “Juno Beach” (EP)

The music on a new EP by electronic duo Sonw In Mexico sounds like a mixture of early New Order with Giorgio Moroder, easily dancefloor friendly will being something that has the potential of being used in motion pictures. That’s what makes up the songs on Juno Bleach (Saint Marie), where things can be considered […]

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