NPR streaming Howler, ‘America Give Up’ in entirety

Before Howler released its first full-length album, the group had already received high praise from far-flung places. The British music weekly NME named Howler...

Watch The Evaporators & Andrew WK’s NEW video for “I Hate...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXnmNFHNOuQ&w=560&h=315] From the upcoming "Busy Doing Nothing" comp LP (With Free Calendar!) out March 6 on Nardwuar/Mint Records. Doot Doola Doot Doo... Doot Doo!

Read David Bowie’s letter to a fan, over 35 years ago

The fun site Letters of Note posted a letter that a post-Ziggy Bowie sent to Susie Maguire back in April of 1974. A sample...

Adele’s 21 keeps on rolling…

Adele album is in its 19th aggregate week at No. 1 in the UK, a run that started on the first of its 50...

Dragon Tattoo Sequels Get the Green Light

Despite an underperforming run at the box office, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will officially be part of a trilogy. It was unclear...

Today in 1958, “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis...

In 1958, "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis became the No. 1 song in the United States. Later in the year, many...

Today in 1943, singer Jim Croce was born in Philadelphia

In 1943, singer Jim Croce was born in Philadelphia. His narrative songs, such as "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" and "You Don't Mess Around With...

Born on this day in 1917, legendary record producer Jerry Wexler

Born on this day in 1917, legendary record producer Jerry Wexler was born in The Bronx, New York. He helped shape R&B music with...

Pink Floyd “Animals” TV Commercial

Have you heard the news? The dogs are dead! You better stay home And do as you're told. Get out of the road if you want to grow...

Jay-Z Celebrates Birth of Daughter with New Song

Proud father Jay-Z has released a new song celebrating the birth of his daughter Blue Ivy Carter on his lifestyle website Life + Times....

Jack DeJohnette interview with Jazz Truth

The name Jack DeJohnette is synonymous with Modern Jazz Drumming. Many know him for his years spent with the Keith Jarrett Trio, but he...

Born on this day in 1925, one of the best, influential,...

Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing...

The 2012 Cochella lineup poster

Coachella just posted 2012 lineup and headliners for the double weekend festival are Black Keys (Friday), Radiohead (Saturday), and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg...

Blue a very popular baby name with musicians, actors

Strange celebrity baby names have become quite common, but it seems celebrity musicians and their partners have a particular affinity the name Blue. Beyoncé and...

Madonna – The Immaculate Collection TV Commercial

The Immaculate Collection was the first album ever to use an audio technology called QSound. Yeah, I thought so. It also remains the best-selling album...

Keith Richards, part 1

If you don't know the blues, there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock or any other form of popular music....