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Has the current craze for pop culture nostalgia had any impact on what you do or how you think about what you do? Are you finding that you get called upon to be a “nostalgia” guy more than you used to? Robyn Hitchcock: As they say, “Nostalgia’s not what it...

U2 isolated tracks are rare so it's cool to find this Bono-only live vocal from “Every Breaking Wave” recorded at a live acoustic performance. The song was originally released in 2014 on U2's Songs of Innocence album. https://youtu.be/gPqtX80wEqc

Even after they're obsolete, technologies can take a long time to fully die out. It was only in 2011, after all, that the last typewriter factory shutdown. And now, at long last, it appears the videocassette recorder is suffering the same fate: Funai Electric, the last company known to...

Finally, a great campaign song and a party platform I can get behind! https://youtu.be/DipZ9pchEXQ

There was a time when a friend’s mix tape, a sonic love letter from a crush, or a cassette played endlessly in your parent’s car could forever change you. Pause, rewind, and let that happen again with a company called Altar Furniture. The ‘Great Tape’ collection of tables is a...

Hypnopazūzu is the duo of none other than Martin Glover aka Youth (Killing Joke) and David Tibet (Current 93). A long time in the making, Create Christ, Sailor Boy is their new album, an elaborately-packaged 3-sided LP (with a laser etching on side 4). It contains ten songs bringing...

Kings of Hip Hop and inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Public Enemy’s “first action figure as a set” featuring four of the central members from the 80’s. Members are: Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, and Terminator X. Both the dolls and the packaging are designed...

Sun Life Financial Inc. is teaming up with BEYOND TYPE 1 to provide select community members of the Canadian Diabetes Association and JDRF Quebec living with diabetes the once in a lifetime chance to meet singer/songwriter Nick Jonas. "I'm thrilled to join forces with Sun Life Financial in the fight...

Next up for Bruce Springsteen is a solo album, which Landau calls “a very different kind of record” from Springsteen, says manager Jon Landau. As for a release date or supporting tour, “it’s premature to say much about it,” Landau says. “It’s a wonderful record, and we’ll see how...

In the face of security concerns and an uncertain global economy, the touring business is showing resilience and, despite a few rough spots in the festival sector, looks poised to remain robust through the end of 2016. Tapping into this bull market are ongoing tours by Bruce Springsteen & The...

On Nielsen’s 2016 mid-year rock charts, there’s Twenty One Pilots… and then there’s everyone else. The rock act has by far the most popular rock album of the year so far, as Blurryface earned 905,000 equivalent album units in the tracking period of Jan. 1 through June 30, 2016....

Drake, Beyonce and Rihanna ruled R&B and hip-hop music in the first half of 2016, according to Nielsen Music. The trio sees their respective albums Views, Lemonade and Anti finish as the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 most popular albums of the January-June time period. Views rules with 2,609,000 equivalent...

Some stories, like the ouster of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, are too big for one late night host to tackle alone. Jon Stewart took over Stephen Colbert's Late Show desk. https://youtu.be/mNiqpBNE9ik

In this special presidential edition of his popular "Carpool Karaoke" series, Late Late Show host James Corden and First Lady Michelle Obama sing hits from Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, and Missy Elliot as they drive around the grounds of the White House. https://youtu.be/ln3wAdRAim4

Jimmy Fallon challenges Céline Dion to a game of random musical impressions, such as Sia singing "Hush, Little Baby." https://youtu.be/hFDHryC6Vwg

Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group are pleased to announce global release plans for The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl, a new album that captures the joyous exuberance of the band’s three sold-out concerts at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965. A companion to The...