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Philip Norman: Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer | British GQ

Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's musical takeover.

News | News

Country music star Mel Tillis dies

Country music legend Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning, according to a statement from his publicist. He was 85.

Politics | BDS

Nick Cave: I'm playing Israel because of BDS

The Australian singer admits that 'if you do play Israel, you have to go through a sort of public humiliation from Roger Waters and Co.'; nevertheless, he says that despite the backlash, he decided to play Israel 'because it suddenly became ve

Music | Music

The Third Man Records x Beats Headphones Are A Rock Lover's Dream

Third Man co-founder and spokesman Ben Blackwell discusses the unique and incredible teaming up of two modern technological trailblazers.

Music | Music

Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘The Saga Continues’ Is a Return to Form

Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘The Saga Continues’ Is a Return to Form

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What Jack White's New Album Will Sound Like :: Indie Shuffle

Detailing what has gone into the making of Jack White's forthcoming solo album.

News | News

Musicians with disabilities represent Israel on world tour

Musicians with disabilities join world tour on first-ever trip away from home.

Music | Music

Fats Domino, Architect Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dead At 89

The rhythm-and-blues legend who became one of the progenitors of rock 'n' roll — and reportedly sold more than 65 million records along the way — died Tuesday.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Every crate digger’s nightmare: Record store has ‘Whipped Cream and Other Delights’ and nothing else | Dangerous M

  If there’s one thing all record collectors have in common, it’s the experience of running into Whipped Cream & Other Delights by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass innumerable times…. like literally, every time you go into a record store you h

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Arcade Fire’s “Creature Comfort” Censored for Canada Radio | Pitchfork

The words “suicide,” “dying,” “pills,” and “cut” are allegedly omitted on Canada’s airwaves

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

Remembering Tower Records

The Legendary Past and Celluloid Future of Tower Records on the Sunset Strip   By Alison Martino Photo: Robert Landau It’s impo...

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Jim Boggia: "Listening to NRBQ" - ASCAP Playback Field Recording

http://www.ascap.com Jim Boggia performs "Listening to NRBQ" for an ASCAP Playback Field Recording session conducted by ASCAP's Erik Philbrook and Lavinia Jo...

Music | Music

Rolling Stones Collect Rare BBC Recordings for 'On Air'

The Rolling Stones will collect 18 recordings the band performed on the BBC from 1963 to 1965 for the upcoming compilation 'On Air.'

Science & Technology | Tech

Abbey Road Studios Launches Its First-Ever App Today On iOS.

This brand new app form the world-famous Abbey Road Studios enable fledgling musicians to capture their musical ideas on iOS devices and to sketch out songs for working up into finished songs in the studio.

Music | Music

Tom Petty's 'American Girl' was a standout of abstract beauty - The Washington Post

Tom Petty's first major hit remains the prototypical example of his brand of excellent songwriting.

News | News

Tom Petty debacle was an embarrassing mistake for all media

The media reported the singer/songwriter’s death too soon.

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Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

There's such collective sadness in our world today. Not only is there still the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and fires, there's the horrifying news out of Las Vegas of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert, with 58 confirmed dead and mor

Music | Music News

Tom Petty, legendary rocker, is dead at 66

The musician reportedly suffered cardiac arrest

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

LA's Best Bars with Live Music

LA has a countless offering of local and tangential bars and watering holes. Some serve as the perfect pre-game spot before heading to a concert; some bring the show to the bar. For those who like to saddle up at the counter, enjoy a cocktail with a live

Sports | Cycling

The Olympics, Depression, Bradley Wiggins, and “My Ever Changing Moods”

Because the Olympics is almost over, which makes me sad, and this video is my preferred anti-depressant… Because Bradley Wiggins, cheered on by the Modfather himself, became the first British…

Sports | Cycling

'I walked around London with Paul Weller, Paul Smith and Bradley Wiggins. Best day of my life’

Danish cycling icon Brian Holm opens up about helping Riis win the 1996 Tour, mentoring Cavendish and the day he was declared dead

Music | Music

Lana Del Rey Announces Tour | Pitchfork

Lana Del Rey has announced a tour behind her latest album Lust for Life. The “LA to the Moon” tour begins on January 5 in Minneapolis, Minn.; it extends through February.

Music | Music

Some Geniuses Have Turned Oreo Cookies into Playable Records

It looks like Discogs might have to update their policies to incorporate food-handling, because someone has figured out how to press music onto a...

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Husker Du - Data Control LIVE 1980

Longhorn Bar 5-7-80...There used to be a company called Control Data on Highway 100... Photo from the excellent Husker Du Database http://www.thirdav.com/hdd...

Music | Vinyl Records!

STAX Celebrates 60 Years With Limited Edition 7" Singles Box Set | Analog Planet

Craft Recordings (a Concord Records imprint), which recently issued the 3 LP Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings just announced the Stax 7 Box Set, the first release in a year long celebration of the storied label's 60th

Music | Music

Husker Du Drummer Grant Hart Dies at 56: Report

The underground rock legends posted a photograph of their founding singer-drummer without comment.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records |

“If you were cool, you were cool. If you were an asshole, then you got treated like an asshole.”

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Twin Peaks’: Your Guide to All of the Bands

Showtime’s ‘Twin Peak’s is featuring a variety of bands and music in the revived series, encompassing every genre.

Science & Technology | Tech

Your next Beats Studio headphones could rock for 22 hours

Beats by Dre, Apple's wild-child audio accessory arm, rarely gets the showcase moment at Apple launch events and probably won’t be mentioned on Sept. 12 when Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 8, but they're still getting the innovation love.

Music | Vinyl Records!

This is the Lathe Miles Showell Used to Cut "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

The lathe in the picture, located at Abbey Road Studios, is the one Miles Showell used to cut at 1/2 speed, the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band remix. It began life as a Neumann VMS82 DMM that according to Showell had been "...routinely strippe

Music | Vinyl Records!

The Yardbirds Prep Jimmy Page-Produced Double-LP Compilation

Jimmy Page produced a double-LP Yardbirds compilation, 'Yardbirds '68,' featuring rare studio and live recordings.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Home Grown: "There's this great sense of friendship and community with vinyl" - The Vinyl Factory

Because every record collection has a story.Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record collections. Taking our cue from the brilliant submissions to the #VFRecordCollections thread on Instagram, we want to share a little of your.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Vinyl’s boom is over as purists complain about low quality and high prices

“What people do nowadays is take a digital file and just run vinyl off that,” says Rawlings, a lanky musician who plays a 1935 Epiphone Olympic guitar. “In my mind, if we were going to do it, I wanted to do it the way the records I love were made—from analog tapes.”

Books | Books

Badass Music Books to Take to the Beach

These books delve in creative and crazy music experiences from four decades.

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones want this guy in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame | New York Post

The next time you hear a debate on who should be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, be sure to bring up the name of Hubert Sumlin. As pointed out in...

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You can grab some rare vinyl records for a ridiculously cheap $1 right now

There's a very cool vinyl sale going on that's giving you the chance to grab everything from Foo Fighters to Alice In Chains for a single dollar.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Elvis Presley Set To Top Music Charts On 40th Anniversary Of His Death

Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, on Aug. 16, 1977, but his music lives on. Now, Presley is set to top today’s biggest artists on music charts as the 40th anniversary of his death approaches. ...

Science & Technology | Tech

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

Music | Music

Elvis & ‘Cultural Appropriation' - Music Works Best When Borrowed

If cultural appropriation is a crime, charge Elvis Presley. Culture thrives when it’s all shook up ...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Remembering the King: Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today

Presley was just 42 years old when he passed away at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, from a heart attack. Presley was the first rock 'n' roll superstar, whose charisma, energetic music and good looks helped make him one of the most influenti

Music | Music News

Elvis Presley Could Extend U.K. Albums Chart Record

Elvis Presley is in striking distance of what would be the late rocker's 14th U.K. chart crown.

Music | Vinyl Records!

The alternative top 50 records of the 1960s

50 years on from the Summer of Love, we take a fresh, sideways look at the extraordinarily diverse musical landscape of the most talked about decade in pop.

Music | Music

The 10 Best Greatest Hits Albums To Own On Vinyl — Vinyl Me, Please

Since listening to a record involves a special participation on the part of the listener, placing the record on the turntable, cueing and dropping the needle, it’s an activity made for digesting original albums as a whole rather than selected hits compi

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Experience Vinyl is the online record store trying to save vinyl

The former subscription service now offers a store full of limited edition vinyls and artists' top ten lists​

Entertainment | Entertainment

He’s on his 50th anniversary tour. How long can Neil Diamond go on?

Neil Diamond’s got a date at BB&T Center on Wednesday night, and he’s got 50 years’ worth of hits on his list.

Music | Vinyl Records!

This new machine uses lasers to determine the condition of your records

The RL Vinyl LP Laser is a turntable-like device that scans your records to trace what the surface of your record looks like.

Music | Music News

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer's

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Sparkle Moore: The Mysterious Rockabilly Pioneer You've Never Heard Of | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Hong Kong Hustle best blog in HK | Hong Kong Hustle

Hong Kong Hustle - the best blog about music, fashion, nightlife, art, film, culture and cool in HK. Your guide to the city!

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Jaded In Chicago

Originally a printed zine from 1998 – 2004, Jaded In Chicago has returned exclusively online. Our goal is to provide coverage of Chicago’s expansive independent

Music | Music

Playlists for the summer: musicians and DJs choose their favourite tunes | Music | The Guardian

We asked Rag’n’Bone Man, Kesha, Charli XCX, Ezra Furman and others for their playlists of the sunny season

Music | Vinyl Records!

10 Turntables for Every Vinyl Enthusiast

As vinyl continues to drive music sales, here's a list of 10 turntables that cover any listening need, no matter your record player budget.

Health & Fitness | Health

Growing Up With Headphones May Not Damage Kids’ Hearing

Scientists found no increase in hearing loss over the past few decades despite a rise in the use of headphones and earbuds.

Music | Music

The records behind Beastie Boys' sample masterpiece Paul's Boutique

A track-by-track sprint through the landmark album's most important samples.The Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique was a masterpiece in sampling, and an album that could never be made in the same way again. Created during the golden age of sampling - that.

Music | Music News

The Beatles' accountant 50 years on: 'They were scruffy boys who didn't want to pay tax'

In The Beatles’ 1966 song Taxman, George Harrison berates Harold Wilson’s proposed 95pc “supertax” on the UK’s highest earners.

Music | Vinyl Records!

David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ announced as latest, limited-edition 7” picture disc single series release

David Bowie’s Heroes has been announced as the 17th release in his 40th anniversary 7” picture disc series, which he launched on Record Store Day in 2012.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Radiohead Play Longest Set in 11 Years at Controversial Israel Concert

“A lot was said about this, but in the end we played some music,” Thom Yorke said at the show

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

This Teen Took Candid Photos of the 70s' Biggest Rock Stars

Photographer Brad Elterman relives his glory days of shooting David Bowie, Joan Jett, Bob Dylan, and KISS.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones fans offered the chance to be part of Bill Wyman film

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Radiohead album hides a 1980’s computer app with secret messages [Video]

Vinyl releases have become all the rage the last few years with a plethora of new turntables hitting the market and a seemingly endless stream of special edition album/soundtrack releases. Whether …

Music | Vinyl Records!

Check out the exclusive vinyl releases at Comic Con 2017

Logan, Deadpool, Apes and more. Arguably the biggest day of the year for the nerdiverse, there’s more vinyl on offer than ever before at the 2017 San Diego convention. Running Thursday 20 July – 23rd July, here’s what’s been announced thus far...

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

We Had a Teen Interview High Schoolers About Their Music Tastes

The biggest takeaway is that trap music can help with your homework.

Politics | BDS

Radiohead's Thom Yorke defends playing in Israel to Ken Loach

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke continues to respond to criticism of the band's upcoming show in Tel Aviv on July 19. In a Twitter post Tuesday, Yorke wrote that "we don't endorse Netanyahu any more than Trump, but we still play in America."

Music | Music

Jawbreaker -- I Love You So Much It's Killing Us Both (Official Tour Video)

Ya boyz in Minneapolis. First Avenue, October 11, 1995. Prince watched from side stage, near Anthony's monitor. A great time was had by all, especially at mi...

Travel | Travel

The 50 Best Driving Songs Ever, in One Banging Road Trip Mix - Thrillist

A road trip is inseparable from its songs. There's a reason, after all, we call them "tracks."

Music | Vinyl Records!

The Beatles Are On Top Of The Bestselling Vinyl List Of 2017 With A 50-Year-Old Album

Vinyl is cool again, but it's legacy acts that are still selling the most.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Vinyl, the salvation of the music industry in the digital age—in charts, audio and some cats

Companies that connect consumers to their music have been struggling to find a business model since the internet made freemium a thing, so two bits of news this week are curious: SoundCloud is laying off 40% of it's staff. And Sony Music is going to pres

Music | Vinyl Records!

Broke? This French Company Will Press Vinyl for Anyone's Budget - Thump

Diggers Factory is a new French startup that presses LPs based on pre-orders from interested fans.

Music | Music

Watch a Rare Video of Nirvana Rocking Out at Radio Shack in 1988

The band appeared at the Shack the day after they recorded their first studio demo.

Music | Music News

Inside Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' Last Big Tour

Behind the scenes as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers battle the elements, remember old times and celebrate a 40-year bond during their "last big one."

Music | Music

Haim Announce Screening for New Short Film Valentine | Pitchfork

Paul Thomas Anderson directed the video, which premieres in New York City

Music | Vinyl Records!

The vinyl jukebox is coming back into production after 25 years!

Crosley is creating the first vinyl jukebox in 25 years.

Music | Music

Sgt Pepper at 50: Liverpool music aficionados share their take on groundbreaking album

Lawrence Saunders assembles Liverpool music and art aficionados to get their take on The Beatles' groundbreaking album amid the anniversary celebrations.

Music | Music News

Why the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” Hasn’t Shown Signs of Aging | The New Yorker

Jonathan Gould writes about the Beatles’ eighth album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” which celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Start the Presses: The Exciting Rebirth of Vinyl Production | Digital Trends

After decades of struggling with ancient equipment and ten years of insane annual increases in demand, the vinyl manufacturing industry is taking its first new strides in decades, and that means prettier, better-sounding, and more diverse records than eve

Music | Music

Sgt. Pepper Wasn’t Broken. So They Fixed It. | Big Think

For the Sgt. Pepper 50th anniversary remix, good intentions and modern technology revitalize a classic album.

Music | Vinyl Records!

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (26th June)

This week's best new vinyl releases features new music from On The Corner, Analog Africa, Static Shock and La Vida Es Un Mus.

Music | Music

Prince's Epic 'Purple Rain' Tour: An Oral History - Rolling Stone

Members of the Revolution look back on Prince's massive, awe-inspiring 'Purple Rain' tour in our exclusive oral history.

Music | Music

Conversation With A Legend: The Who's Pete Townshend On Art, Festivals And More

Who guitarist Pete Townshend is bringing a classical version of Quadrophenia to the U.S. in September. To mark the occasion he talked about everything from Tommy and Desert Trip to the early days of rock in this exceptional interview.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Third Man Records to release deluxe reissue box set of The White Stripes' 'Icky Thump' - NME

It's been ten years since the record was originally released

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Fleetwood Mac joins Fallon and some musical kids for a performance of "Don't Stop"

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, and kids from SeriousFun perform "Don't Stop" by Fleetwood Mac using children's instruments.

Music | Music

Taylor Swift’s Return To Spotify Is Outperforming Katy Perry’s New Album ‘Witness’

Katy Perry's new album just dropped, but it's Taylor Swift's back catalogue that's making more noise on Spotify.

Music | Music

Bob Dylan Finally Gave His Required Nobel Prize Lecture. Here It Is. | HuffPost

“I hope what I say will be worthwhile and purposeful,” Dylan started his lecture.

Music | Music News

The Secret History Of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

50 years ago today, "Respect" became Aretha Franklin's first chart-topper. But when the song was first written by Otis Redding, it was no feminist anthem.

Music | Music

San Diego Punk - Punk Rock!

San Diego Punk covers the local Punk music scene in San Diego, CA. The goal of San Diego Punk will always be to promote our local musicians, artists, and community.

Music | Music

Review: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Anniversary Editions Reveal Wonders

This 50th anniversary reconsideration of a major canonical work brings new mixes, in-development versions and may be how it was meant to be heard.

Music | Music

The YouTube generation is listening to . . . cassettes? - The Boston Globe

Today’s young music fans are used to getting what they want to hear anytime anywhere, and their tastes are algorithm-assisted. It’s 2017, and your Sony Walkman needs new batteries. Why? Because cassettes are back.

Music | Music

Rock Isn’t Dead, It Just Moved to Canada

The New Pornographers, Metric, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, the Weakerthans, Japandroids — it’s a full-on invasion.

Music | Music

The History - Monterey International Pop Festival

The Big Idea The impetus behind the staging of the Monterey International Pop Festival evolved one night in 1967, at Mama Cass Elliot’s house. Paul McCartney, J

Music | Music

Recreating London's Iconic Reggae Record Covers, in Photos - Feature Shoot

Dandy Livingstone, Your Musical Doctor (Downtown, 1969), 46 years later Various, Harder Shade of Black (Santic, 1974), 42 years later. London photographer Alex Bartsch doesn’t know how many vinyl records are in his collection, but he has tracked down th

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How The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” Was Retooled To Sound Fresh 50 Years Later

Giles Martin remixed The Beatles’ most ambitious album with a blend of vintage technique and modern tools. It’s out May 26.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Vinyl gets its groove back: Hunger for vinyl means a chronic shortage of pressing machines | The Economist

FOR young hipsters and middle-aged sentimentalists alike, the resurgence of vinyl is cause for celebration. Since 2010 sales of vinyl records in America have tripled. Britain’s vinyl industry saw its biggest gains for 25 years in 2016.

Music | Music

Beatles: Remembering Real 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds' - Rolling Stone

Read how a drawing by John Lennon's three-year-old son Julian inspired "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds."

Music | Music

Lana Del Rey Teases New “Lust for Life” Video With the Weeknd: Watch | Pitchfork

Lana Del Rey has teased the music video for “Lust for Life,” her new track with the Weeknd. The song plays in the short clip, which begins in darkness before zooming out to reveal it was a close-up of Lana’s eye, as she sits in front of a microphone.

Music | Music

Months After His Death, Chuck Berry Gets His First Music Video

A thrilling dance sequence unfolds at a high school sock hop to the gritty chug of Chuck Berry's "Big Boys."

Music | Music

Cassettes Are Making A Comeback, But Which Artists Are Actually Selling Them?

Which artists are bothering to sell tapes in today's musical economy, and which titles have been performing well?

Music | Music

Listen to Slowdive’s New Self-Titled Album

The shoegaze group’s first LP in 22 years has arrived

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Radiohead announces OK Computer remaster featuring 3 unreleased songs

Well, that didn’t take long. One day after sending fans into a tizzy with a creepy video that appeared to be teasing some kind of 20th anniversary celebration for OK Computer, Radiohead has revealed a new release of its momentous 1997 album. Alongside t

Music | Music

These illustrations capture the atmosphere of Record Store Day

For its flaws, Record Store Day remains a vibrant day out for the music community, as these illustrations by John Molesworth so brilliantly reveal.

Music | Music News

Listen to a New Chuck Berry Song

After all those years of duck-walking, crisscrossing the United States on tour, and giving his disciples and imitators hell, the man still had it.

Music | Music

Record Store Day 2017: we unboxed some of this year's most exciting releases - NME

Happy Record Store Day Eve! Saturday April 22 marks the 10th annual celebration of independent record shops that is Record Store Day, an event celebrated by over 200 stores across the UK, where over 500 special, limited edition releases will be available

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Soul Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead in His Car | Variety

The soul singer and father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has reportedly died.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Record Store Day By Numbers: Prince To Cohen, Vinyl Sales Surge 321%

New figures just released by Nielsen Music before the 10th Record Store Day show how the annual event has boosted the vinyl revolution.

Music | Music

JC Brooks on how ‘The Neon Jungle’ straddles genres to retool the uptown funk sound

The uptown sound is still around, but now under JC Brooks own name. His new album, The Neon Jungle can succinctly be described as an album-length soundtrack for one crazy/incredible night out.

Music | Music

The Man Behind Coachella Just Spilled All The Festival's Secrets

Over the course of its 18-year history, Coachella Music & Arts Festival has been elevated to a near-mythical status. It’s not just a music festival, it is the festival — the one every music fan needs to attend at least once, and the one that every band wants to play.

Music | Music

Hey Hey, My My: Aging Rock Fans Still Hold Their Lighters High

Rock ’n’ roll will never die, at least not as long as a generation that once said it mistrusted anyone over 30 keeps trekking to concerts.

Music | Music

La La Land soundtrack is the best-selling US vinyl record of 2017 so far

La La Land soundtrack best-selling vinyl record of 2017 so far in the US according to new figures released by Nielsen Music.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple AirPods: Review | WIRED

Apple's new wireless headphones aren't for the iPhone 7. They're for Siri.

Music | Music News

For The Benefit of Beatles Fans: The Beatles 50 Sgt. Pepper Facts

50 interesting facts about The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band!!

Music | Vinyl Records!

The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band gets 50th anniversary reissue

The Beatles will celebrate 50 years of their landmark 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with a major reissue project, spanning digital, 2xCD, 2xLP and 6xDisc packages.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

This incredible artist can paint songs using colors she sees in her head due to a neurological quirk - News - Alternative Press

Human beings are remarkable in so many different ways. Melissa McCracken, for instance, is a synesthetic artist, and you've got to see her beautiful creations.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Warner Music Group Launches Run Out Groove, a Fan-Driven, Vinyl-Only Label: Exclusive | Billboard

Today (Mar. 28), Warner Music Group is officially unveiling its new fan-driven, vinyl-only record label Run Out Groove.

Music | Music

Jeff Buckley’s Handwritten Journals Shared in New Book | Pitchfork

Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice will feature unseen photographs, lyrics, and letters.

Music | Vinyl Records!

​Screw Bluetooth. Here’s Why You Should Buy a Record Player | Men’s Health

​If you haven’t already wiped off the dust on turntable stored away in the basement, here’s three reasons why it’s time to get spinning.

Music | Music

Linda Evangelista Remembers George Michael | V Magazine

Linda Evangelista recalls her first meeting with the iconic singer and their enduring friendship born from the “Freedom! ’90” video shoot—as told to Fred Howard.

Music | Music

Bowie and Prince Releases for Record Store Day | Gigwise

Special releases from late music legends David Bowie and Prince highlight the special offering from this year's Record Store Day which will be taking place on April 22nd.

Music | Music

Chuck Berry, Fiery and Flinty Rock ’n’ Roll Innovator - The New York Times

With songs like “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode,” Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday, created a sound and style that made him the genre’s first true superstar.

Products & Services | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Looking for New Headphones? Try a Set From Across the Pond

When asked to point out the hotbeds of audio innovation on a map, the casual headphone buyer probably wouldn't finger the United Kingdom.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

2017 MasterCraft XT23 | CROSS LIKE A BOSS

MEET THE XT23: OUR MULTI-SPORT, CATEGORY-CRUSHING CROSSOVER MACHINE Live it up and let it fly in the XT23—built to bring stoke everywhere it goes, whatever i...

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David Byrne's New Doc 'Contemporary Color' Shows Off 'Art Sport' And Indie Stars

The newly released trailer teases a film where dance troupes from across the country pair with some of independent music's biggest stars on a (big) Brooklyn stage.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Science Backed Ways Music Affects Your Brain and #Productivity

There you sit again: browser open in front of you, the hum of your office in the background, your to-do list sprawled out on your notepad. You try working offline. You try the pomodoro method. You…

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The notorious night Biggie was murdered in Los Angeles

Ordained with a flow as soulful to black, post-Reaganomics America as Louis Armstrong’s trumpet during the days of the civil rights movement, the street narrati…

Music | Music

Fleet Foxes' First Song In Nearly 6 Years Is Grand | Pitchfork

The 3rd of May is an important date in Fleet Foxes history. Six years ago, on that day, they released their last album, Helplessness Blues. In the time since, the band’s members have released solo music, started side projects, or departed the group altogether.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Listen to the sweet, sad song Carrie Fisher wrote with Sean Lennon

Willow Smith and Sean Lennon share a recording of 'Bird Song,' a tune Fisher and Lennon wrote before her death.

Music | Music

The mysterious origins of jazz

The anniversary of the first jazz recording 100 years ago also marks the beginning of debates that are still ongoing, writes Christian Blauvelt.

Music | Music News

David Bowie's Birthplace May Soon Be Home to a Giant Lightning Bolt Sculpture

The sculpture would resemble the one painted across Bowie's face on the cover of 1973's 'Aladdin Sane.'

Music | Music

Hear Little Big Town's Mournful New Song - Rolling Stone

Little Big Town release "When Someone Stops Loving You" from their new album 'The Breaker,' out February 24th.

Music | Music

Poly Styrene and X Ray Spex - Identity

Get the Virtual Boyfriend Single now - http://bit.ly/dU0hXn Pre-Order Generation Indigo Now! Amazon - http://amzn.to/eMQBMb iTunes - http://bit.ly/fBa7qx Exc...

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The best and worst moments of the 2017 Grammys

You live and you learn.