- 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.
- Levitation Fest Cancelled Due To Weather - April 29, 2016
Levitation Fest, formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, managed to assemble quite an impressive roster for this year’s lineup, including Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, Caribou, and Oneohtrix Point Never. But unfortunately, it looks like we won’t actually get to see any of them perform — the fest was scheduled to kick off tomorrow at Austin’s […]
- Watch Members Of Wilco, R.E.M., & Yo La Tengo Cover Big Star’s Third In LA - April 28, 2016
An all-star cast of musicians including Big Star’s Jody Stephens, Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan, Jessica Pratt, the Kronos Quartet, Robyn Hitchcock, and late-era Big Star members Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer all teamed up to cover Big Star’s 1978 album Third at LA’s Alex […]
- James Blake Hints At Possible Album Title And Artwork - April 28, 2016
More than a year ago, James Blake revealed that his third full-length album would be called Radio Silence. But like his mutual admirer Kanye West, Blake may have changed his mind. Pitchfork points out that Blake retweeted photos of a new mural in London featuring the phrase “The Colour In Anything.” This just in: mysterious […]
- Angel Du$t – “Toxic Boombox” Video - April 28, 2016
The Baltimore hardcore supergroup Angel Du$t, which includes members of bands like Trapped Under Ice and Turnstile, has a fun, tuneful, unserious approach to its genre. Angel Du$t’s new album Rock The Fuck On Forever is coming out next month, and we’ve posted their songs “Stay” and “Upside Down.” While both of those were surprisingly […]
- Pumarosa – “Cecile” Video - April 28, 2016
Pumarosa blew me away with their blustery saxophone rhythm bomb “Cecile,” and today I get to remind you it’s a great song thanks to the arrival of a video by director Rebecca Salvadori. The clip is a tripped-out VR experience, splicing fantastical computerized imagery with visions of the UK band in actual reality. It’s a […]
- Review: In ‘Older Than Ireland,’ Centenarians Recall Early and Latter Days - April 28, 2016
Thirty wry old-timers are impressive raconteurs in this documentary directed by Alex Fegan, released during the centenary of the Easter Rising.
- 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.
- Review: ‘Dough,’ a Sweet but Pat Tale of Bridging Religious and Racial Differences - April 28, 2016
Jonathan Pryce and Jerome Holder star in this feature about an elderly Jewish baker in London who ends up hiring a young black Muslim as his assistant.
- Review: ‘Mother’s Day’ Is a Goopy, Glossy Sentimental Mess - April 28, 2016
Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Julia Roberts star in this holiday-themed film that generates inadvertent laughs and has predictable plotlines.
- Review: ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba,’ a Mild Voyage With the Old Man and ‘the Kid’ - April 28, 2016
In Bob Yari’s autobiographical film, a young Miami journalist’s fan letter leads to a fishing trip and a long friendship with his literary hero.
- 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.
- Usher exposes himself in naked selfie - April 28, 2016
The singer appeared not to notice his manhood was partially exposed in the sexy snap.
- Police obtain search warrant for Prince's compound - April 28, 2016
The singer is said to have struggled with a dependency on prescription painkillers prior to his death.
- Pink turned on Prince when he said no to collaboration - April 28, 2016
The pop star recalls a nasty showdown with the late music icon when he quizzed her about her career choices.
- Victoria Beckham was never comfortable as a Spice Girl - April 28, 2016
Victoria Beckham only found her true vocation when she quit music and started working in the fashion industry.
- Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards' Summertime reunion - April 28, 2016
Zayn Malik will perform his first U.K. gig as a solo artist at this year's Capital FM Summertime Ball - an event which will also be attended by his ex-fiancee Perrie Edwards.
- Iggy Azalea: 'I'm no role model' - April 28, 2016
Iggy Azalea couldn't believe Jessica Alba liked her music.
- Lenny Kravitz: 'Prince kept me up for two days straight!' - April 28, 2016
Lenny Kravitz felt as though he was in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory while visiting Prince's Paisley Park estate.
- Beyonce dedicates song to Jay Z during tour opener - April 28, 2016
Beyonce gave a shout out to her "beautiful husband" amid cheating allegations.
- 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
- 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
- Legrand Plays Richard Rodgers - April 26, 2016
In the 1950s, everyone in jazz and pop was sweet on Richard Rodgers. Many of the composer's highly melodic songs were easy to sing and leverage for swinging interpretations. Whether they were written with Lorenz Hart or Oscar Hammerstein II,... Related Stories John Williams: Rainbows
- 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.
- '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.
- '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.
- '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.
- '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.
- 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.
- 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.
- After Very Visible Roles, Lupita Nyong'o Looks To Disappear Into Character - April 23, 2016
The actor is now starring on Broadway in Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.
Monthly Archives: February 2009
Duke Hair products has been around for years. I remember using it as a child. Duke really became popular when guys start putting waves in their hair. Once you’ve seen a guy with a Doo Rag on his head, chances are, he was using a Duke product. I loved their fragrances. The only thing about this product was that, if your hair was too long, you could not use the wax like cream.