Archive | December, 2015

Revisit 2015's Big Moments With DJ Steve Porter 'Go Back in Time' Supercut

It’s been quite the year, and DJ Steve Porter – the video-remix wizard whose past efforts range from an inspirational Usain Bolt supercut to a compilation of disgraced former Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s career lowlights – has captured the roller coaster ride that was 2015 in a clever and catchy exclusive supercut. “You could definitely remember 2015… Source: RollingStone Link: Revisit […]

Eric Church to Play College Footall Championship Tailgate

Later today, two finalists for the College Football Championship will be decided when Alabama plays Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl and Clemson plays Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. When the winners square off January 11th at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, Eric Church will be on hand to… Source: RollingStone Link: Eric Church […]

2015: The Year Music Documentaries Brought Back the Dead

Nothing fits the music documentary format quite so compellingly as a life cut tragically short. In addition to the ready-made dramatic arc, a subject who leaves this mortal coil before their time usually also leaves a certain amount of mystery in their wake, providing ample grist for filmmakers (and the… Source: RollingStone Link: 2015: The […]

Year in Review: Adele Stands Alone, EDM Is Not Dead and More

1. Adele Is the Exception to Every RuleHow can the record business survive? “Put good records out,” said Richard Russell, head of British label XL. “That’s it.” Adele, the star of his label, took this advice to heart in late November, selling a mind-blowing 3.38 million copies of her album… Source: RollingStone Link: Year in […]

Old Crow Medicine Show to Stream Annual New Year's Show

Old Crow Medicine Show’s New Year’s Eve concerts at the Ryman Auditorium have become a Nashville tradition — every December 31st (save for one) since 2009, Ketch Secor and his old time string band have rung in the new year with their high energy brand of acoustic music. Following Old… Source: RollingStone Link: Old Crow […]

Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan Ring in 2016: The Ram Report

Country music is well-represented at New Year’s Eve celebrations from New York City to Nashville tonight.  Carrie Underwood headlines ABC’s annual telecast of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest. The Storyteller superstar will perform a medley of her hits in New York’s Times Square, setting up the annual midnight… Source: RollingStone Link: Carrie […]

2015 In Memoriam: 10 Beloved Music-World Figures

This year, the musical world lost many important figures, but not all of them were principally musicians. Some were inspirations and muses, some were major figures on the business side of show business, and some were creative dynamos who collaborated with rock bands on costumes and album covers. We honor… Source: RollingStone Link: 2015 In […]

Kendrick Lamar Confronts Demons, Temptation in 'God Is Gangsta' Short

Kendrick Lamar delivers a furious performance in a new short film, God Is Gangsta, that doubles as a music video for two tracks — “U” and “For Sale” — off his latest album, To Pimp a Butterfly. The short begins with “U,” the LP’s most brutal, introspective offering and a drunken deluge of self-doubt,… Source: RollingStone Link: Kendrick […]