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- Dave Matthews Band’s ‘Crash’ Turns 20 - April 28, 2016
Generally speaking, a rock band’s best-selling album is also their most pop-oriented. Optimized for mass appeal, it’s the record with the catchiest tunes, most... The post Dave Matthews Band’s ‘Crash’ Turns 20 appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Daptone Records Delivers the World’s Best Soul Music - April 27, 2016
Daptone Records may be the most distinctive imprint in soul music. The name itself is shorthand for a readily identifiable rhythm & blues stitched... The post Daptone Records Delivers the World’s Best Soul Music appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Mean Jeans, Lippies and The Dirty Nil Keep DIY Punk Alive - April 26, 2016
Punk never goes away. Ever since Joey Ramone chanted “Hey ho, let’s go!,” America’s youth have been unleashing three-chord rippers about how life stinks,... The post Mean Jeans, Lippies and The Dirty Nil Keep DIY Punk Alive appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Friends of Rhapsody: Thank You! - April 26, 2016
Streaming fundamentally changed the way we discover, share, and listen to music. That’s why I’m thrilled to join Rhapsody at such a dynamic time... The post Friends of Rhapsody: Thank You! appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Anderson East Finds Beauty in the Wild, Wrong & Flawed - April 25, 2016
On a rainy afternoon, Anderson East leaves his tour bus, crosses the slippery cobblestone street, and slips into a vintage guitar shop in Seattle’s... The post Anderson East Finds Beauty in the Wild, Wrong & Flawed appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
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- Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Introduce Their Line Of Bouncy Houses On Conan - April 29, 2016
It’ll probably be a while before we can really think about Eagles Of Death Metal and laugh, but they’re trying. Not long ago, the band served as musical guests on Conan. And on last night’s show, they took part in a comedy bit, a video package about the line of bouncy castles that they’re introducing. […]
- Stream Aloha Little Windows Cut Right Through (Stereogum Premiere) - April 29, 2016
Aloha have always inhabited their own space within the indie rock continuum. They play around with jazz, pop, and post-rock in a way that aligns them with the foundational Midwest emo bands that also call Polyvinyl their label home, but Aloha’s approach is softer and lighter, plaintive rather than explosive. Beauty is prized over howling […]
- In The Red Records Announces 25th Anniversary Event - April 29, 2016
Larry Hardy’s In The Red Records has long been one of the world’s leading underground rock labels, a steady fount of feral punk and garage rock that maintains its connection to rock ‘n’ roll’s volatile roots. The label turns 25 this year, and to celebrate, it’s throwing a three-day concert in Los Angeles this summer. […]
- Braids – “Companion” Video - April 29, 2016
Braids are following up last year’s fantastic Deep In The Iris with a new four-track EP, Companion, which was written during the same sessions as their last full-length and finished up this past August. Today, they’ve shared a video for the taut title track in which Raphaelle Standell looks at mirror images of herself in […]
- Tim Hecker Albums From Worst To Best - April 29, 2016
There are few ambient electronic artists as consistent and groundbreaking as Tim Hecker, even if the terms “ambient” and “electronic” barely encompass the scope of his work. He does use electronic manipulation to create drone-infused atmospheres, but in recent years, he has increasingly relied on live recordings of orchestral elements to form a base for […]
- Review: In ‘Older Than Ireland,’ Centenarians Recall Early and Latter Days - April 29, 2016
Thirty wry old-timers are impressive raconteurs in this documentary directed by Alex Fegan, released during the centenary of the Easter Rising.
- Modern Love: The Entire Netflix History of Us - April 29, 2016
When a shared account is all that’s left of a relationship, the connection can both comfort and annoy.
- What’s on TV Friday - April 29, 2016
“Team Foxcatcher” revisits the killing of the wrestler Dave Schultz. And Ron Miscavige talks about his son, the leader of the Church of Scientology.
- Madeleine Sherwood, 93, Actress on Stage, Film and ‘Flying Nun,’ Dies - April 29, 2016
A Canadian who originated the Broadway role of Abigail in Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” she also starred in stage and film versions of Tennessee Williams plays.
- Review: ‘Special Correspondents’ Stars a Fumbling Ricky Gervais - April 28, 2016
The movie, on Netflix, also stars Eric Bana and is an adaptation of a French comedy about a radio reporter and his sound engineer.
- Review: Kidman and Bateman Face Childhood Scars in ‘The Family Fang’ - April 28, 2016
In this adaptation of Kevin Wilson’s novel, siblings grapple with memories of an upbringing spent being used as artistic props by their parents.
- Movie Listings for April 29-May 5 - April 28, 2016
A guide to movies playing at theaters in the New York City area, as well as select festivals and film series.
- Review: ‘L’Attesa’ (‘The Wait’) Turns Life Into a Ghost Story - April 28, 2016
Juliette Binoche stars as the mother of a young man who has just been killed, and Lou de Laâge plays his girlfriend, who doesn’t know.
- Review: ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ Gives a Mathematical Genius His Due - April 28, 2016
This film centers on Srinivasa Ramanujan, a brilliant mathematician from India, and his unlikely friendship with the Cambridge professor G.H. Hardy.
- Review: ‘A Beautiful Planet’ Shows a Dazzling Earth From Space - April 28, 2016
Images of the planet, and even mundane tasks, take on a fascinating quality in this documentary shot by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
- Review: ‘The American Side,’ a Hard-Boiled Noir Set in Buffalo - April 28, 2016
A private investigator, a murdered stripper, a mystery and a reverent throwback to the spirit of Mickey Spillane.
- Review: ‘Bourek,’ About a Group of Drifting Souls - April 28, 2016
Assorted characters on an island bicker and lounge against a backdrop of news reports heralding social and financial catastrophe.
- David Hasselhoff: 'I sang with Pavarotti!' - April 29, 2016
David Hasselhoff claims he has sold more records than Michael Jackson in Switzerland.
- Iggy Azalea debated telling fiance about misspelt tattoo - April 29, 2016
Iggy Azalea wants to deliver one message with her upcoming album, Digital Distortion.
- Adam Levine reveals wife's 'random' pregnancy craving - April 29, 2016
Pregnant model Behati Prinsloo cannot get enough of watermelon.
- Calvin Harris 'nervous' to play Rihanna their collaboration - April 29, 2016
Calvin Harris will "never forget" playing Rihanna their new song because he was so nervous.
- Drake: 'I don't talk to Nicki Minaj anymore' - April 29, 2016
Drake speaks about working with stars like Rihanna, Kanye West and Jay Z.
- Lionel Richie: 'We're at Las Vegas university' - April 29, 2016
Lionel Richie is still suffering "to this day" from the "painful, painful platform shoes" he had to wear during his time in the Commodores.
- Neil Young to release new live album - April 29, 2016
Neil Young will release Earth, with performances from his 2015 Monsanto Years tour with Promise of the Real, on June 17
- Prince memorial to be held in Los Angeles - April 29, 2016
Prince's half-brother speaks out for the first time following the icon's death.
- Mick Jagger remembers tragic girlfriend on her 52nd birthday - April 29, 2016
Rolling Stones frontman posts simple tribute to fashion designer L'Wren Scott.
- Tired Ne-Yo in awe at new fatherhood - April 28, 2016
The singer is enjoying watching his newborn develop different facial expressions.
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Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame
- Your Family Values Are Destroying Rock & Roll - April 28, 2016
Your Family Values Are Destroying Rock & Roll
- The Genius of Michael Jackson - April 18, 2016
The Genius of Michael Jackson
- Essential Listening from the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees - April 8, 2016
Essential Listening from the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees
- Tragedy and Mystery on Tour with Deep Purple in 1975 - April 5, 2016
Tragedy and Mystery on Tour with Deep Purple in 1975
- 30 Years Later: Metallica's "Master of Puppets" Still Badass - March 3, 2016
30 Years Later: Metallica's "Master of Puppets" Still Badass
- 808: How a Hugely Flawed Piece of 80s Tech Forever Changed Music - February 25, 2016
808: How a Hugely Flawed Piece of 80s Tech Forever Changed Music
- Kurt Cobain Talks Guns, Religion, Fame in 1991 Interview - February 19, 2016
Kurt Cobain Talks Guns, Religion, Fame in 1991 Interview
- A Rare Moment with the Late Paul Kantner - February 15, 2016
A Rare Moment with the Late Paul Kantner
- Sam Cooke's magnum opus "A Change Is Gonna Come" - February 9, 2016
Sam Cooke's magnum opus "A Change Is Gonna Come"
- Hip-Hop Artist Casey Veggies Gets Personal - February 2, 2016
Hip-Hop Artist Casey Veggies Gets Personal
- Elle King Visits Rock Hall to see Dress on Display - February 2, 2016
Elle King Visits Rock Hall to see Dress on Display
- Fan Picks: Old School Beastie Boys! - January 29, 2016
Fan Picks: Old School Beastie Boys!
- Bruce Springsteen Joined on Stage with Bob Seger in Detroit, Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws - April 15, 2016
"We hope the bill doesn't pass, 'cause we love playing in Michigan," said Springsteen. read more
- Tribeca: Patti Smith Explains Why Acting "Is the Worst F—ing Job in the World" - April 14, 2016
During a Tribeca Film Festival talk, the rock legend and Ethan Hawke discussed how they measure success and what they love about Vincent D'Onofrio: "We should be giving awards to that guy!" read more
- TV's Most "Shazam-ed" Songs in March 2016 - April 14, 2016
Wonder what song that is still stuck in your head from last night's episode? These are the most Shazam-ed songs from TV in March.
- Kelly Clarkson Welcomes a Baby Boy - April 14, 2016
Remington Alexander Blackstock is here. read more
- Ruling Clears Way for Katy Perry to Buy Hilltop Convent - April 14, 2016
A judge determined that attempts by members of an order of elderly nuns to sell the property to an L.A. businesswoman were improper. read more
- Country Artists Condemn LGBT Laws, But Labels Remain Silent - April 14, 2016
Their silence underscores a divide between the creative class of artists who can use their platform to speak out and an industry that must be careful about taking a position. read more
- 'The Voice' Reveals Top 12 - April 14, 2016
The coaches could choose one of their bottom artists to advance. read more
- Ringo Starr Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-Gay Bill - April 13, 2016
The former Beatles' drummer joins Bruce Springsteen in canceling his upcoming show over the recent legislation. read more
- Ice Cube: "Donald Trump Is What Americans Aspire to Be" - April 13, 2016
"Rich, powerful, do what you wanna do, say what you wanna say, be how you wanna be — that’s kind of been like the American dream," the rapper told Bloomberg about the presidential candidate's appeal. read more
- Big Ears Fest Closes With Xylophone and Air-Raid Siren-Assisted Experimental Piece - April 13, 2016
- Cher Says She's Now Torn Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders - April 13, 2016
The singer tweeted that after a "marathon research" session she realized Bernie Sanders mirrors her own beliefs. read more
- Controversy Over Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Certified to New York Appeals Court - April 13, 2016
The 2nd Circuit says it needs guidance on whether state law gives copyright holders performance rights. read more
- Duke Ellington: Denmark, 1970 - April 29, 2016
On Jan. 23, 1967, Duke Ellington was in Copenhagen where he filmed two programs at TV-Byen Studio. The first was an octet of band members playing his band's hits. The second was a trio featuring Ellington with bassist John Lamb... Related Stories Jazz Legends, in Their Words
- Bill Evans: Sweden, 1970 - April 28, 2016
In early 1970, pianist Bill Evans was in Europe on tour with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell. They made stops in Finland, Denmark, Germany and Sweden. In Finland, he visited the home of composer Ilkka Kuusisto, where Evans... Related Stories Bill Evans: Some Other Time Bill Evans: What Is There to Say? Bill Evans: Live at Town Hall
- Charlie Parker: Old Folks - April 27, 2016
It all started with Charlie Parker's walk-on solo during Neal Hefti's recording of Repetition at the tail end of 1947, just hours before the start of the second American Federation of Musicians' recording ban. Producer Norman Granz loved Parker's impromptu... Related Stories Hal McKusick: You're Everywhere
Horror Movies |Fandango
- Key And Peele Duo Are Back As Action-Duo In 'Keanu' - April 29, 2016
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Wesley Morris, critic at large for The New York Times, about Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, the comedians behind the award-winning sketch comedy show.
- 'L'Attesa': Two Women Wait, Perhaps In Vain - April 28, 2016
Juliette Binoche plays another in a string of grieving-survivor roles in the visually powerful story of a mother who meets her son's girlfriend.
- 'Keanu' Finds Key And Peele On The Hunt For A Kitty - April 28, 2016
The sketch comedy duo Key and Peele pull off the difficult feat of translating their sensibility into a feature film that recalls out-all-night sagas like Adventures In Babysitting.
- 'The Family Fang' Makes Art Together, Falls Apart Together - April 28, 2016
Jason Bateman directs a cast including himself, Nicole Kidman and Christopher Walken in the story of a family where the parents' experimental performances included the kids from an early age.
- A Maternal Melodrama Unfolds Around An Unusual Girl In 'Viktoria' - April 28, 2016
A dictator commandeers and pampers a young girl in Maya Vitkova's boldly visceral fairy tale.
- 'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants' - April 28, 2016
Growing up in India, she was a fan of the dubbed-in-Hindi TV series. As a globetrotting adult, she is touched by the Disney movie version.
- Tom Hanks Says Self-Doubt Is 'A High-Wire Act That We All Walk' - April 26, 2016
"No matter what we've done there comes a point where you think, 'How did I get here?' " Hanks says. He plays an American businessman working in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert in his new film.
- Meryl Streep's First Acting Gig: Becoming Pretty And Popular In High School - April 26, 2016
In a new biography called Her Again, author Michael Schulman says that at 14, Streep decided to reinvent herself — and before she was an Oscar winner, she was homecoming queen.
- Lorene Scafaria Pays Tribute To Mother In 'The Meddler' - April 24, 2016
Lorene Scafaria's new film is a valentine to her mother, and mothers everywhere. Rachel Martin talks to Scafaria about the film, which follows a widow remaking her life after the death of her husband.
- The Gospel According To Wendell Berry, On Screen - April 24, 2016
America's foremost farmer-philosopher, Wendell Berry, is the subject of a new documentary. It celebrates the writer's work, and the rural community in Kentucky in which he's rooted.
Comic Book Movies
Lena Horne sings the song that made her a huge star. “Stormy Weather”.