Archive | August, 2016

More than 200 musicians support 'Blurred Lines' appeal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Composer Hans Zimmer, crooner R. Kelly and members of such bands as the Go-Go's, the Black Crowes, Linkin Park and Three 6 Mafia are supporting Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. in their appeal in the ongoing legal dispute over the hit song "Blurred Lines." Source: Yahoo Music Link: More than […]

Hear Sampha's Brooding New Song 'Blood on Me'

British R&B artist Sampha outruns mysterious forces on "Blood on Me," a thrilling new track from his upcoming debut LP, Process. "I hear them coming for me," he croons over crunchy drums, chiming piano and a lush backing vocal choir.This article originally appeared on Hear Sampha’s Brooding New Song ‘Blood on Me’ Source: RollingStone […]

Ryan Adams: How AC/DC, ELO Inspired Upcoming Album

Ryan Adams is mining an unexpected influence – hard rock icons AC/DC – for the sonic design of his upcoming 16th LP, out November 4th. "When I run, I listen to [an iPod] Nano that I have," the singer-songwriter told This article originally appeared on Ryan Adams: How AC/DC, ELO Inspired Upcoming Album Source: RollingStone […]

Hear David Bowie's Rare, Stripped-Back 'TVC15' Remix

A new mix of David Bowie's Station to Station single "TVC 15" strips back the funky New Wave crossover hit for a more direct effect and will feature on the upcoming box set Who Can I Be Now?This article originally appeared on Hear David Bowie’s Rare, Stripped-Back ‘TVC15’ Remix Source: RollingStone Link: Hear David […]

Sting Teases '57th & 9th' LP With Hard-Hitting New Song

Sting strips back with his hard-hitting new single, "I Can't Stop Thinking About You," a pummel of raw electric guitars, rapid-fire snare rolls and simple vocal hooks. The song kicks off the singer's 12th solo LP, 57th & 9th, out November 11th via Cherrytree/InteThis article originally appeared on Sting Teases ’57th & 9th’ LP […]

Ka: How New York MC Makes Understated Rap Minimalism

New York rapper Ka has carved out a small, unique corner for himself. As hip-hop beats get progressively more crushing, Ka's drums dissipate to the point of nonexistence. While young stars emphasize melody and play with tone; Ka raps with soft, careful, consistent phrasing. And as more rappers vault from unknown to ubiquitous behind a […]

DJ Shadow Selling Rare Records at Madlib Event

DJ Shadow will be selling hundreds of records from his personal collection at an upcoming L.A. popup shop with Madlib on September 10th and 11th. The event will also include some of the DJ-producer's archival rarities, an exclusive vinyl edition of his 2016 track "The Sideshow" and a "collector's smorgasbThis article originally appeared on […]

Pink Floyd exhibition in London to blend music and art

The first major retrospective of British prog rock giants Pink Floyd will be held at London's Victoria and Albert Museum next year, featuring previously unseen concert footage, the museum said Wednesday. "Pink Floyd is an impressive and enduring British design story of creative success," he said. The museum said the show would be "an immersive, […]