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- 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Tycho - May 25, 2016
Tycho is an audiovisual project led by producer wunderkind Scott Hansen, along with band members Zac Brown on bass and guitar and Rory O’Connor... The post 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Tycho appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Grateful Dead Celebrated by Indie Rock Royals - May 24, 2016
You don’t have to love the Grateful Dead to dig Day of the Dead, an epic 59-song tribute compilation meticulously produced and curated over... The post Grateful Dead Celebrated by Indie Rock Royals appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- The So So Glos ‘Kamikaze’ Is Grand Punk Psychodrama - May 23, 2016
It’s Wednesday morning, and The So So Glos’ Alex Levine is busy making his way over to Queens for band practice. The punks’ live... The post The So So Glos ‘Kamikaze’ Is Grand Punk Psychodrama appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Rappers Who Celebrate Faith Through Rhyme - May 23, 2016
Earlier this month, Nate “NF” Feuerstein scaled the upper reaches of the Billboard albums chart with Therapy Session. The rapper’s second full-length is an... The post Rappers Who Celebrate Faith Through Rhyme appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 10 Hip-Hop Albums You Need to Listen To - May 20, 2016
As we near its midway point, the rap year remains slightly out of focus. However, a few trends have begun to emerge. Once an... The post 10 Hip-Hop Albums You Need to Listen To appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
Stereo Gum: Music News
- Leapling – “You Lemme Know” - May 25, 2016
The Brooklyn trio Leapling will release a new album next month, and we’ve already heard a few of its singles: “Alabaster Snow,” “One Hit Wonder,” and “Hey Sister.” Suspended Animation follows last year’s Vacant Page, and today Leapling debuted their newest single “You Lemme Know.” The song is a little under two minutes, but Dan […]
- Flume – “Tiny Cities” (Feat. Beck) - May 25, 2016
The massively popular Australian dance-pop producer Flume will release his much-anticipated, collab-heavy album Skin on Friday, and we’ve already posted “Smoke & Retribution,” with Vince Staples and Kuka, and “Say It,” with Tove Lo. Later today, the whole album will be streaming on Facebook live. But just now, Zane Lowe debuted the shimmering Beck collab […]
- Owen – “Lost” (Prod. S. Carey) - May 25, 2016
Amongst rumors that American Football might be releasing new music sometime soon, Mike Kinsella has been working on a new LP from his solo project Owen. The King of Why is the first Owen album to not be recorded in Chicago. Instead, Kinsella decamped to Eau Claire, Wisconsin with Bon Iver’s S. Carey, who both […]
- Honus Honus – “Heavy Jesus” Video - May 25, 2016
In anticipation of his debut solo album Use Your Delusion, Honus Honus (aka Man Man frontman Ryan Katner) has released a ridiculous VHS-style video for the track “Heavy Jesus.” Directed by Katner himself, the video depicts the story being told in the song, with the protagonist seeing Jesus (played by Jon Daly) in the side […]
- DJ Paypal – “Dose” (Feat. DJ Earl & DJ Taye) - May 25, 2016
The first taste of the Adult Swim’s 2016 Singles Series is here. Kicking off 25 songs in as many weeks from Run The Jewels, Vince Staples, Against Me!, Metro Boomin, Earl Sweatshirt, and many more is DJ PayPal’s Chi-town footwork frenzy “Dose.” Fellow Teklife crew members DJ Earl and DJ Taye assist on four and […]
- ‘(Don’t Fear) the Reaper’ Is a Creepy Tune, Even With the Cowbell - May 25, 2016
The song, by Blue Öyster Cult, has been used in dozens of films and television shows over the years.
- Asian-American Actors Are Fighting for Visibility. They Will Not Be Ignored. - May 25, 2016
Actors like Daniel Dae Kim, Constance Wu, BD Wong and Aziz Ansari have become frank critics of their industry, calling out Hollywood for “whitewashing.”
- Talk: B.J. Novak Thinks Actors Are Bad at Playing Writers - May 25, 2016
The actor and app developer on democratizing writing, why Ethan Hawke is too hot to be a writer and avenging his ghostwriter father’s anonymity.
- Review: ‘Kaili Blues,’ a Dreamy Trek With Otherworldly Beauty - May 25, 2016
Bi Gan’s meandering film, centering on a search for a nephew, is indifferent to plot but has a compelling fantastical quality.
- ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ Nests Atop the Box Office - May 25, 2016
The film, based on a video game, sold an estimated $39 million in tickets in North America.
- Paramount Plays Leading Role in Battle Over Viacom - May 25, 2016
The film and TV studio’s fate could affect the future of Sumner Redstone’s $40 billion entertainment empire.
- Burt Kwouk, ‘Pink Panther’ Actor, Dies at 85 - May 24, 2016
Best known for his role as the martial arts expert Cato in the “Pink Panther” films, Mr. Kwouk had a long career in film and television.
- Review: In ‘Unlocking the Cage,’ a Struggle to Raise the Legal Status of Chimpanzees - May 24, 2016
This documentary centers on a lawyer’s quest to show that intelligent species like chimps and whales merit some legal protections accorded to humans.
- Elijah Wood Clarifies Comments on Hollywood Pedophilia - May 24, 2016
After suggesting in an interview that abuse of child stars was widespread, the “Lord of the Rings” actor said he had no personal experiences or observations.
- Duncan Jones, David Bowie’s Son, on Making ‘Warcraft’ and Facing His Own Battles - May 24, 2016
This new movie came together during a period of upheaval and tragedy for the director.
- Critic's Notebook: Ryan Reynolds Finds a Niche, or a Springboard, as a Mouthy Superantihero - May 24, 2016
While most actors who step into the comic-book realm have trouble scraping off the character later; this one revels in that sticky wad of bubble gum.
- Palme d’Or Goes to a Ken Loach Film at Cannes - May 24, 2016
“I, Daniel Blake,” took the top honor; acting prizes went to Shahab Hosseini and Jaclyn Jose.
- Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's 'secret Blake Shelton meeting' - May 25, 2016
Gavin Rossdale apparently wants to be kept in the loop when it comes to Black Shelton's relationship with his children.
- Gene Simmons blasts miming Madonna - May 25, 2016
Gene Simmons says having groupies throw themselves at you is like being in a bakery where all the cakes are free.
- Chris Brown wins custody battle victory - May 25, 2016
Chris Brown won't have his visits with daughter Royalty reduced.
- Tragically Hip singer reveals terminal cancer diagnosis - May 25, 2016
Gordon Downie, lead singer of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame group The Tragically Hip, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
- Paul McCartney launches VR documentary series - May 25, 2016
Jaunt, the leading producer and publisher of fully-immersive cinematic virtual reality experiences, and legendary singer-songwriter Paul McCartney
- Tom Odell supporting girls education at the Shard for #SheWill - May 25, 2016
Global Citizen and CHIME FOR CHANGE today announce the launch of a new campaign - #SheWill - to help break down the barriers currently
- Jay Z addresses Beyonce's Lemonade in new rap verse - May 25, 2016
Jay Z references Beyonce's song Lemonade on Fat Joe and Remy Ma's All the Way Up.
- Stephen Tyler and Joan Jett join for nature series - May 25, 2016
Six music artists, Dave Matthews, Joan Jett, Steven Tyler, Usher, Christina Aguilera and Ellie Goulding will be participating in a new summer series on the Discovery Channel.
- Niall Horan upset with mean Twitter fans - May 25, 2016
Abusive Twitter trolls have been keeping the One Direction star awake at night.
- Usher's alleged stalker arrested - May 25, 2016
An overzealous Usher fan has been arrested outside an Atlanta, Georgia recording studio after allegedly breaking the terms of a restraining order.
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Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame
- Rock Hall POV: Rock & Roll's Greatest Moment - May 24, 2016
Rock Hall POV: Rock & Roll's Greatest Moment
- Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "The Times They Are A-Changin'" - May 24, 2016
Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
- Tom Morello Says 100% of Music is Political - May 19, 2016
Tom Morello Says 100% of Music is Political
- Bono Tells Story of U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky" - May 19, 2016
Bono Tells Story of U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky"
- Gloria Estefan Shares Why She Won't Perform in Cuba - May 19, 2016
Gloria Estefan Shares Why She Won't Perform in Cuba
- David Byrne Thinks Music Has the Power to Unify - May 19, 2016
David Byrne Thinks Music Has the Power to Unify
- Celebrating the Intersection of Rock & Politics - May 19, 2016
Celebrating the Intersection of Rock & Politics
- Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco - May 3, 2016
Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco
- 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
- 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
- Dexter Gordon: Denmark, 1962 - May 25, 2016
Let's hang in Scandinavia for another day this week. I want to show you a fabulous gig documentary made in 1962 for the German TV program, An Ort und Stelle: Jazz in Kopenhagen (or On the Scene: Jazz in Copenhagen).... Related Stories Bill Evans: 'That Was Easy' The Things We Did Last Summer
- This Is Harry: The Mystery Band - May 24, 2016
Harry, in the case of this post's title, is Harry Arnold. Drawing a blank? Arnold was among the finest big-band arrangers and tenor saxophonists in Sweden during the 1950s and '60s. From 1956 to 1965, Arnold led the Swedish Radio... Related Stories Phil Woods: 1960
- Bill Evans: 'That Was Easy' - May 23, 2016
On Oct. 28, 1966, pianist Bill Evans was in Oslo, Norway, to play a concert with his trio and to accompany jazz singer Monica Zetterlund. The Scandinavian tour must have been a short one, since he had been at New... Related Stories Bill Evans: Sweden, 1970 Bill Evans: Some Other Time Bill Evans: What Is There to Say?
Horror Movies |Fandango
- Dear Hollywood, This Is How You Make A Movie With African Characters - May 25, 2016
Sean Penn's new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were "bleeding wallpaper." Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.
- 'Weiner' Is An Intriguingly Nuanced Look At An Easy Punch Line - May 23, 2016
Two years after he was caught texting crotch shots, former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner was back in the spotlight, running for mayor. A new documentary chronicles his scandal-plagued campaign.
- Beyond Scandalous Selfies: Documenting Anthony Weiner's Downfall - May 22, 2016
A new documentary shows the rise and fall of the former congressman with unimaginable access. Co-directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg explain how they got the story.
- Coming Up Sunday: The Directors Of 'Weiner' - May 21, 2016
On Sunday's All Things Considered, we will take a look at Weiner, a new documentary that chronicles the political failure of Anthony Weiner as he ran for New York City mayor.
- Anthony Mackie On Portraying Martin Luther King Jr. In 'All The Way' - May 21, 2016
All The Way is a drama from HBO that chronicles President Lyndon B. Johnson's struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act. Michel Martin speaks with Anthony Mackie, who portrays Martin Luther King Jr.
- In Life And In Film, The Past Is Ever Present For Director Terence Davies - May 20, 2016
Over the course of his 40-year career, Davies has only released six full-length feature films. His latest, Sunset Song, follows a young Scottish woman in the years before World War I.
- The 'Other Woman' Tries To Fix The Marriage She Destroyed In 'Maggie's Plan' - May 20, 2016
In Rebecca Miller's comedy, an affair leads to divorce and remarriage — until the new wife decides she wants out. Critic David Edelstein says that Maggie's Plan doesn't quite come together.
- Pop Culture Happy Hour: Movie Stars And Eurovision - May 20, 2016
We do spend some time with movie stars this week, but let's face it: You're all here to talk about the Eurovision Song Contest.
- Movie Director Shane Black Calls On His Paperbacks For Inspiration - May 20, 2016
Screenwriter Shane Black perfected the buddy-comedy-action genre with Lethal Weapon movies and transitioned to being a director. His new movie, The Nice Guys, stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
- 'Loving' Stands Out At Cannes Film Festival, Our Reviewer Says - May 18, 2016
Renee Montagne talks with critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Turan reviews movies for Morning Edition and the Los Angeles Times.
Comic Book Movies
- Assassin's Creed
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Doctor Strange
- Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
- The Magnificent Seven (2016)
- Mechanic: Resurrection
- Suicide Squad
- Jason Bourne
- Star Trek Beyond
- The Legend of Tarzan
- Independence Day: Resurgence
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
- X-Men: Apocalypse
Lena Horne sings the song that made her a huge star. “Stormy Weather”.