Harry, in the case of this post's title, is Harry Arnold. Drawing a blank? Arnold was among the finest big-band arrangers and tenor saxophonists in Sweden during the 1950s and '60s. From 1956 to 1965, Arnold led the Swedish Radio... Related Stories Phil Woods: 1960
Never one to shy away from the fine art of mythologizing the past, Eminem is now literally selling off pieces of his old childhood home to fans. To commemorate the 16th anniversary of his bestselling The Marshall Mathers LP, the Detroit-based...Show More Summary
The Lonely Island have detailed the soundtrack for their upcoming film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. It's out June 3 via Republic Records—the same day the film hits theaters. The soundtrack includes appearances from Akon (who reunites with the trio following their “SNL” classic “I Just Had Sex”), Seal, P!nk, Emma Stone, and Linkin Park. Show More Summary
Not all of the videos in this post have to do with a school for gifted youngsters, but if you can find the special snowflake that does, then maybe there’s a place for you at that school, you know? Here are this week’s top videos. 1.Show More Summary
At camp, long live the fire of plastic and paper. Long live stage sets, humbuckers, magnetic tape, and Morricone. Volumes of rain, enough for retreat. Volumes of rain, denser than a bookcase. It speaks volumes about a man that he can…...Show More Summary
Puro Instinct share a dreamy cover of Madonna's slinky mid-'90s jam "Inside of Me". Produced by Pipes + Sky with Sam Mehran, this one isn't on the group's stellar forthcoming LP Autodrama, but the vintage Madonna vibes on the new record are strong and very welcome: Continue reading…
She's known as the muse of McQueen and Lagerfeld but now Guinness is turning her hand at pop, her grief into art, with wink and a smile and a yacht full of fabulous attire.
The Highway to Hell track hadn't been played live since 1979.
Ezra Rubin, the 33-year-old producer who records as Kingdom and runs the influential label Fade to Mind (alongside partner-in-crime Prince William), has been releasing music that draws on sleek house and atmospheric R&B to striking effect since 2010. Show More Summary
Under the title Playing with Fire, Nicholas Collon and the Aurora Orchestra are presenting a programme which combines Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 (played from memory) with HK Gruber's ‘pan-demonium’ Frankenstein!! with Marcus Farnsworth. Show More Summary
Rihanna can sing. There, I said it. Some of you people might be scrunching your nose and rolling your eyes but the statement is a fact and her performance at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards will make you a believer in the Fenty spirit if you weren’t before. Show More Summary
Jonathan Harvey I Love the Lord, Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis, Come Holy Ghost, Praise ye the Lord, Missa Brevis, The Royal Banners Forward Go, The Annunciation, Toccata for Organ and Tape and Laus Deo; Choir of St John's College, Cambridge,...Show More Summary
Back in her heyday, Britney Spears was that chick. Ya heard me? Britney had body, sass and sex appeal for days. As a vocalist, she was certainly no Christina Aguilera, but that statement is both a compliment and a diss. While no oneShow More Summary
Kevin Parker, Mark Ronson, and Bloodpop join the pop singer in the studio.
On Oct. 28, 1966, pianist Bill Evans was in Oslo, Norway, to play a concert with his trio and to accompany jazz singer Monica Zetterlund. The Scandinavian tour must have been a short one, since he had been at New... Related Stories Bill Evans: Sweden, 1970 Bill Evans: Some Other Time Bill Evans: What Is There to Say?
Keep cool, put on some sunscreen, and don't miss these shows!
From soul, to drum & bass, to deep house – this song’s been through some changes! Kelly Pepper revives Rose Royce‘s 1977 hit Wishing On A Star with her high-energy dnb re-work, and has UK producer Drifta take it down to a groovy and sultry level, while still maintaining energy to keep you going on the dancefloor. Show More Summary
Library music is the functional art par excellence, a utilitarian backdrop for other media – TV, adverts, radio shows – to do their thing. It should be flourishing in our hyper-mediated, information-rich, marketing-infested age, but it sadly isn’t. When we think of contemporary library music, almost only bad things come to mind: the faux gamelan […]
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist sits down with Pearl Jam's Mike McCready for a good old fashioned circle jerk.
Jessy Lanza + drummer Tori Tizzard recently performed some highlights from Lanza's new record Oh No during a recent studio session for CBC Music, and they also mixed in a couple of classics from her debut Pull My Hair Back (fun fact: the vocal sample in "Kathy Lee" is actually Kate Upton saying "cat daddy" ¯\_(?)_/¯). Show More Summary