Ride today unveil ‘Charm Assault’, their first new music in twenty years. Produced by legendary DJ, producer and remixer Erol Alkan, ‘Charm Assault’ sees Ride on classic form as driving drums, and chiming guitar lines underpin Andy Bell’s unmistakable vocals on this urgent and vital opening salvo from their...

Musician Rob Scallon proves that with the right technique, you can play any genre of music on any instrument, even if it's a sitar and metal. https://youtu.be/2Z5-ZVtJ31E

With more than half of Leg One already sold out, Pixies announce the addition of Leg Two to its 2017 North American touring schedule.  The band will kick off the second leg September 19 in New Haven, CT, and will perform in major and secondary markets over a five-week...

Following a successful run of western Canadian dates with Marianas Trench and Shawn Hook, singer-songwriter and platinum recording artist Virginia To Vegas, aka Derik Baker, revealed the first round of dates on his headlining “Utopian Tour” today. Named after the notable 2016 full-length album “Utopian” (Wax Records/Universal Music Canada),...

Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. Haley Bennett, Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portman, Michael Fassbender, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Christian Bale, and Benicio Del Toro star in the Terrence Malick-directed film. https://youtu.be/otGbg3ZKUKo

UK Collecting society PPL has compiled a list of the most played Nirvana songs on UK TV and radio to mark what would have been frontman Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday today. "Kurt Cobain was one of the most visionary figures in music in the late 1980s and early 1990s",...

Bruce Springsteen played in Brisbane Thursday night. A teenager held up a sign that said he was missing school for the concert, and could he play Growin' Up? Springsteen called the young man up on stage to play. Fifteen-year-old Nathan Testa knew the song well enough to ask The...

This video was made with the help of large-scale robotics, projection mapping, software engineering. Bot & Dolly's technology is an integrated software/ hardware platform providing innovative control of 6-axis industrial robots, and other things I am completely at ease to say I don't understand. All the more impactful like...

Brothers Aryeh and Gil Gat turn in a superb cover version of Pink Floyd’s 1975 classic Wish You Were Here on the streets of Jerusalem. One of the band's most-loved songs, done in a style you would have never thought of. https://youtu.be/rirDOIttODM

Danish blues rock band Brothers Moving perform an acoustic cover of Cab Calloway’s classic scat hit Minnie the Moocher at New York City’s Union Square. https://youtu.be/g3AHqcinzZ4

On October 23, 1991, four men in baggy pants introduced themselves to the world, calling their band Rage Against The Machine, with a nearly hour-long set at California State University, Northridge. Within a year, their self-titled debut album would go triple platinum a year after this show. https://youtu.be/HMq-qAn3otE

Have you ever been to a concert where the audience is clapping during the song, but on the wrong beat? While performing “Come By Me” during a live performance, musician Harry Connick, Jr. used a clever trick to get his audience to clap along on the correct beat. The...

The funkiest drummer who ever lived, Clyde Stubblefield, who drummed on many of James Brown‘s most important recordings, has died. He was 73. His recordings with James Brown are considered to be some of the standard-bearers for funk drumming, including the singles "Cold Sweat", "There Was a Time", "I...

Strange Little Birds is Garbage's latest album, released on Stunvolume, the label it collectively founded in 2012. It comes just ahead of Manson's 50th birthday, and she says that her 20-plus years of performing have had a profound effect on both her instrument and her outlook. "I mean, when I...

Jad Abumrad, one of the hosts of Radiolab, explores the function of music. Produced by Mac Premo, it takes a pretty good stab at a question that would confound a lot of people. [vimeo 172016440 w=640 h=360] The Function of Music with Jad Abumrad from mac premo on Vimeo.

The Gong Show, which premiered on June 14, 1976, was an irreverent response to years of strait-laced variety talent shows from the likes of Ed Sullivan and Lawrence Welk. The singular Chuck Barris hosted most of the episodes of both the daytime and primetime versions of the show, where...