Bon Iver vs Adele: I Can’t Make You Love Me

As Adele puts it, "This song is nearly perfect in every way." She's referring to the classic "I Can't Make You Love Me." Written...

Watch: Lana Del Rey performs ‘Video Games’ on Jonathan Ross

Lana Del Rey‘s ‘Born To Die‘ single is released in just over two weeks in the UK – January 22nd, to be precise –...

Are you happy with the music on your mobile? Music legend Peter Jenner thinks we’ve got a long way...

A true industry veteran, Peter Jenner has managed Pink Floyd, T-Rex, Ian Dury, The Clash and Eddi Reader among others. He’s now head of...

Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen, Thao & Mirah Cover “Push It”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VMx39XZjoo&w=560&h=315] This was the grand finale at Portlandia's San Francisco show on December 30th, 2011. With Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen, Mirah and Thao. Video...

Today in 1963, drummer Charlie Watts joined The Rolling Stones after leaving Blues Incorporated.

2 of my fave quotes from Charlie Watts: "I don't have anything to say but if I did, I would have to say that...

PETA vs Dr. Dre

Animal rights group PETA has set its sights on a pair of luxury headphones from Beats by Dre. The headphones are described on Oscar de...

Dizzy Gillespie records I Can’t Get Started on this day in 1945

Dizzy Gillespie records I Can't Get Started on this day in 1945: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdG96ps_leY&w=420&h=315]

Jazz artist Sophie Milman’s modern home strikes high note

Where’s li’l Will? Scratch marks on the table leg are a clue. “He does get into mischief,” sighs Sophie Milman as she settles on...

Tribute to New Orleans, Inside and Out

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, a quintessential New Orleans institution, discovered new out-of-town admirers after Hurricane Katrina, and it brought many of them along...

Born on this day in 1914, drummer Kenny Clarke

Born on this day in 1914, Kenny Clarke, who was the house drummer at Minton's Playhouse in the early 1940s. He participated in the...

Over The Edge – An oral history of the greatest teen rebellion movie ever made

In the spring of 1979, a small-budget movie with a somewhat corny-sounding name was released in just a handful of theaters in New York...

Ex-Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Bob Weston Dead at 64

Bob Weston, a guitarist who played as a member of Fleetwood Mac on their early Seventies albums Penguin and Mystery to Me, has died...

Tom Ardolino, NRBQ drummer, dies at 56

Tom Ardolino, a longtime drummer of NRBQ, died on January 6 at the age of 56. The band announced Ardolino’s death on their Facebook page...

Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town TV Commercial

“More than rich, more than famous, more than happy – I wanted to be great. For many fans, that long journey pulled onto the...

Fun fact: The Animals’ House Of The Rising Sun was captured in 1 take. Total studio time? 8 minutes....

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This year, this land will be Woody Guthrie’s

The Grammy Museum plans 'Woody at 100' events to honor what would have been Woody Guthrie's milestone birthday. His music speaks to the Occupy...