Archive | December, 2014

2014: The Year in Taylor Swift

It seems any year that Taylor Swift releases a new album becomes Taylor Swift’s year. Since her 2006 debut, she’s dropped an LP every other autumn, capping off the year with a new entry in her public diary, a young person falling in and out of love with herself and others……. Source: RollingStone Link: 2014: The […]

Why Country Music Was Drunk All Year in 2014

If you went to a concert in 2014 you may have noticed that country music is a drunken mess. The year was country’s Summer of Lush and nowhere was the stumbling state of the bro-dominated genre more on display than at Luke Bryan’s Pittsburgh stadium show on June 21. Sure,…… Source: RollingStone Link: Why Country […]

Hear Gwen Stefani and Pharrell's Soul-Searching 'Shine'

Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams inhabit the mind of a soul-searching bear on “Shine,” a breezy ballad written for the computer-animated film comedy Paddington. “One thing about me / I’ll be there for my team,” Stefani croons over acoustic guitars and horn blasts. “I’ll do anything to protect my people’s dreams.” Pharrell makes a vocal…… Source: RollingStone Link: Hear Gwen […]

Hear Pantera Guitarist Dimebag Darrell's Previously Unreleased 'Whiskey Road'

A previously unreleased song performed entirely by Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell, “Whiskey Road,” is now streaming online. The guitarist, who died 10 years ago this month, recorded the tune in 2001, when Pantera were wrapping up what was to be their final U.S. tour. Guitar World, which premiered…… Source: RollingStone Link: Hear Pantera […]

Noel Gallagher Is 'F-cking Sad' That Beady Eye Broke Up

Given the infamous animosity between brothers and former Oasis members Liam and Noel Gallagher, you’d think the sibling rivalry would extend into their post-Oasis careers. However, Noel Gallagher appears genuinely upset that Liam’s Beady Eye broke up suddenly back in October. “I’m very fucking sad about Beady Eye, because I know they…… Source: RollingStone Link: Noel Gallagher […]