Archive | May, 2016

James Blake Plots North American Tour

James Blake will embark on an 18-date North American tour this fall in support of his new album, The Colour In Anything. The tour begins September 23rd at the House of Blues in Dallas and includes stops in Austin at ACL Live at the Moody Theater (September 25th), New York’s Radio City Music… Source: RollingStone Link: James […]

Blake Shelton's 'Honest' Album Is Number One Country Seller

Blake Shelton’s If I’m Honest is the week’s top-selling album in America in terms of physical product, with more than 153,000 copies sold. Released nearly one year after a very public split from ex-wife Miranda Lambert, the album rounds up a new batch of songs that deal with heartbreak, healing… Source: RollingStone Link: Blake Shelton's […]

Ro James, Miguel Songwriter, Blazes Guitar-Heavy Path

Until his hit single “Permission,” Ro James’ biggest claim to fame was co-writing “Use Me” from Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream. And like that 2012 R&B outsider, James’ major-label debut, El Dorado, shows little interest in the flavor of the moment. He prefers drums that are big and blocky. Guitars linger over singer/songwriter licks,… Source: RollingStone Link: Ro James, […]

Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano Bring Bombastic 'Montage' to Life

Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano fittingly narrate their own montage in the short, pithy lyric video for “Montage” a song from their upcoming movie Swiss Army Man. Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull and Robert McDowell wrote the song and soundtrack. “Montage” is an exuberant, baroque indie pop track with the same cheekiness as Team America. Dano and Radcliffe provided… Source: RollingStone Link: Daniel […]

Watch Gwen Stefani Strike a Pose in 'Misery' Video

Gwen Stefani’s new video for “Misery” is like Miss Havisham from Great Expectations meets Bushwick, Brooklyn, as Stefani poses demurely in couture gowns throughout an abandoned warehouse. She’s clearly been sitting pretty in this loft space for so long she has no clue how to get out, so she takes the stairs and… Source: RollingStone Link: Watch Gwen […]

Prophets of Rage: Inside New RATM, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill Supergroup

“We’re not a supergroup,” says Tom Morello. “We’re an elite task force of revolutionary musicians determined to confront this mountain of election year bullshit, and confront it head-on with Marshall stacks blazing.” He is describing Prophets of Rage, a new band that brings together members of the guitarist’s old band, Rage… Source: RollingStone Link: Prophets […]