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, and all-around awesome drummers – Max Roach

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....

Stream the new Kathleen Edwards album Voyageur

Kathleen Edwards faces one of the toughest possible paths to popular success: She's that singer-songwriter who's so good, you can't help but wish she...

Twitter to Host Its First Live Streaming Concert, Starring Tiësto

HP and Intel will be hosting the first-ever live stream of a concert on Twitter next week at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The...

Sub Pop a bright spot in record industry

Sub Pop, the Seattle label responsible for the likes of Nirvana, The Shins and Fleet Foxes, have lifted the lid on they've been successful...

Essential Mixes

The Essential Mix from Sander Kleinenberg, Beardyman, Cosmic Gate, Brodinski and more available for stream/download https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F1339935 Essential Mix by ThatEricAlper

“The Year of The Doors” underway. Again.

The Doors have officially debuted the first new, completely unreleased song in 40 years, "She Smells So Nice." The bluesy track captures the band--organist...

The Modfather

"I'm going to go out and play a classic album next year but it'll be my fucking new one. Not one from 20 years...