It’s listed in our best tracks of the week, so in case you haven’t heard it yet, here’s the official music video for “J-Boy” by alternative rock band, Phoenix. Hailing from Versailles, France — the members consist of Thomas Mars, Deck d’Arcy, Christian Mazzalai and Laurent Brancowitz. The video showcases lead singer, Thomas Mars, and […]
Throughout the 1960s — before the ascendancy of the singer-songwriter — writers, producers, musicians and businessmen collaborated on pop, rock and R&B, each of them trying to stamp their own personalities onto records. Bert Berns was one of the behind-the-scenes geniuses of that era, framing the...
"I may be older than God, but I'm fiercer than you."
One of the 13,587 pieces of tin that give yellow cabs the right to pick up street hails sold in March for $241,000, a low not seen since the early 2000s and a far cry from the $1.05 million that a... To view the full story, click the title link.
The musician was honored in his hometown, with a service including letters from Paul McCartney and Bill Clinton and a rendition of “Johnny B. Goode.”
As someone who had the privilege of seeing Chuck Berry perform many times over the decades, I amend the traditional rest in peace sentiments to rock in peace! Jerry Rubin Santa Monica :: Brilliant commentary on Berry. Listening to “Brown Eyed Handsome Man” when I was in high school, I realized...
Matt writes: In his list ranking the best films of 1987, Roger Ebert included Taylor Hackford’s “Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll!,” calling it “the year's best musical documentary, a rollicking and sometimes revealing record of...Show More Summary
Great clip from 1987’s Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll, with Chuck Berry teaching Keith Richards how to properly play the opening licks of “Carol”. Perfect. ?
Taylor Hackford reminisced about directing Chuck Berry in the 1986 documentary "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll."
“If You Wanna Get It Right, Let’s Get It Right”: Chuck Berry and Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll by Charles L. Hughes | @CharlesLHughes2 | NewBlackMan (in exile) Over the years, I’ve probably had more conversations about Hail! Hail! Rock and...Show More Summary
The legendary guitarist, songwriter, singer and showman gets a final ovation from his famous disciples and others.
Manchester quartet PINS excel at darkly-dinged dream rock, and "All Hail" is no exception. Following the previous Iggy Pop-featuring single from their forthcoming The Bad Thing EP, "All Hail" dazzles with ominous harmonies juxtaposed boldly beside a stoner rock guitar riff. The song opens with a slight whiff of low-end rumble before exploding into shape…
Rick Rock was eating breakfast at Gracie's in Vallejo, CA, and a father, Ken Ingersoll, and his son Elvis were sitting nearby. It began to hail, and when Elvis looked out the window, he saw a stranger with a walker out in the storm. The...Show More Summary
In Under The Influence, The A.V. Club asks a musician to pair three of their songs with a non-musical influence. In a recent Pitchfork profile, Laetitia Tamko was hailed as “an indie rock game changer.” It’s a big claim, but listening to Infinite Worlds, out February 24 on Father/Daughter Records, it’s easy to see it’s warranted. Show More Summary
The poise with which Beyoncé displayed her pregnant-with-twins body in that gorgeous gold gown for her stunning Grammy performance was remarkable. Here, 4 celeb yogis who inspire us by rocking what they got. The post 4 Body-Positive Celeb Yogis Who Inspire Self-Love (All Hail Queen Bey) appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Ronald Tiersky January 2017 Book review: Sean Kay, "Rockin' the free world! How the rock & roll revolution changed American and the world" (Rowman & Littlefield Pubs., Lanham, Md., 2017, 277 pp.) Sean Kay is Robson Professor of Politics...Show More Summary
Hailing from Evanston Township High School as recent graduates is a young, scrappy and undeniably talented six-piece band called Manwolves who've turned heads in Chicago too for their lively blend of hip-hop, jazz, rock and pop. While their backstory begs for comparisons to Kids These Days, another...
Hailing from across the pond, alternative rock and funk act The 1975 performed before a packed Fox Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Through all the fans screaming and wailing constantly, the band put on a varied and energetic concert, showing...Show More Summary
New York City has been rocked by the killing of yet another NYPD officer. This past Friday in the Bronx at approximately 3 PM, an ex-convict, Manuel Rosales, broke into