- Music Lover’s Guide to The City of Angels - May 3, 2016
Los Angeles is a place of luminous beauty juxtaposed with Hollywood’s “Boulevard of Broken Dreams.” It’s a mixed bag where substance belies shallow, red... The post Music Lover’s Guide to The City of Angels appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Forever Young: 40 Musicians Over 40 - May 2, 2016
“Hope I die before I get old,” Pete Townshend mused on “My Generation” in 1965. Not likely. In fact, rock music hasn’t been the... The post Forever Young: 40 Musicians Over 40 appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- Brian Eno’s ‘The Ship’ and a Look at His 45-Year Career - April 29, 2016
Brian Eno’s music is intuitive and bears all the blue-eyed intellect of its creator. It’s meant for reflection, sometimes wearing a beret, or sometimes... The post Brian Eno’s ‘The Ship’ and a Look at His 45-Year Career appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 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.
- Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling” - May 6, 2016
Justin Timberlake is both voicing a character and serving as executive music producer on DreamWorks’ upcoming animated movie Trolls. He wrote and recorded several original songs for the film, and one of them, “Can’t Stop The Feeling,” is now being released as a single. Produced and written with Top 40 wizards Max Martin and Shellback, […]
- Watch Mac DeMarco Narrate His Favorite YouTube Videos For Conan - May 6, 2016
YouTube is a strange and magical place, a place where Mac DeMarco can find a video to satisfy every one of his extremely specific fetishes. You know, just normal stuff like a fully dressed businessman submerging himself in a bathtub, a man in skimpy underwear wading through a muddy creek, or a man dressed as […]
- St. Vincent Explains How Pearl Jam’s Jeremy” Changed Her Life - May 5, 2016
What song inspired St. Vincent to become a musician? Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy.” As she explained to NPR’s Bob Boilen for his book Your Song Changed My Life: When I was 10, Pearl Jam Ten came out; the first time I heard it I remember being at my friend’s house and MTV was on. I saw […]
- Stream James Blake The Colour In Anything - May 5, 2016
And just like that, we have a new James Blake album! After over a year of teasing, what was once known as Radio Silence and now will live on as The Colour In Anything is here. It’s Blake’s third studio album, the follow-up to 2013’s Overgrown, and was produced in part by Rick Rubin. We’ve […]
- Hesitation Wounds – “Operatic” - May 5, 2016
I love that Hesitation Wounds are from Burbank, California. It’s one of the cushiest suburban cities ever, full of celebrities and many others suckling the teat of the entertainment industry. Every time I hear the post-hardcore quartet, I imagine the song pumping out of a car window riding through the streets of Burbank startling and […]
- Sports of The Times: Lifted Up by Love, Not Just Basketball - May 6, 2016
In a documentary, Baron Davis uses a summer basketball league to convey the compassion and the loyalty that allowed him to go from East Los Angeles to the N.B.A. without leaving home.
- DreamWorks Animation Manages a Quarterly Profit - May 5, 2016
The studio, now being sold to Comcast, earned $13.8 million, an improvement from a loss in last year’s quarter.
- This Week’s Movies: May 6, 2016 - May 5, 2016
The New York Times film critics review “Captain America: Civil War,” “A Bigger Splash” and “Dheepan.”
- Film Review: Review: ‘Dheepan,’ About Sri Lankan Refugees, Looks Like a Prophecy - May 5, 2016
In Jacques Audiard’s Palme d’Or-winning film, the members of a makeshift family find that a housing project near Paris feels like the war zone they just left.
- Review: ‘Mothers and Daughters,’ in Which Souls Are Laid Bare - May 5, 2016
Written by Paige Cameron, this movie includes many of the difficult conversations typical of these relationships, just in time for Mother’s Day.
- Review: In ‘Phantom of the Theater,’ Spirits Seek Revenge - May 5, 2016
The themes of horror and romance are set in a 1930s Shanghai movie palace in this film directed by Raymond Yip.
- Review: ‘Beautiful Something’: Craving Love in Philadelphia - May 5, 2016
Joseph Graham’s movie is a bleak, agonized study of gay men looking for some kind of connection.
- Review: ‘Elstree 1976,’ in a Galaxy Not Far, Far Away - May 5, 2016
This Jon Spira documentary is about actors who played small roles in parts of the original “Star Wars” that were filmed in London.
- Review: ‘Those People’: Heartbreak Among the Upper Crust - May 5, 2016
In Joey Kuhn’s directorial debut, wealthy young men in Manhattan pine for one another and play coy.
- Review: ‘Bridgend,’ on a Mysterious Cluster of Suicides in Wales - May 5, 2016
This fictional film, directed by Jeppe Ronde, is based on a real-life tale involving the deaths of dozens of young people over the last decade.
- Review: ‘Rabin in His Own Words’ Fleshes Out an Israeli Politician, With Limits - May 5, 2016
The documentary, consisting of recollections by Yitzhak Rabin, who served twice as prime minister, is viewer-friendly but lacks critical perspective.
- Movie Listings for May 6-12 - May 5, 2016
A guide to movies playing at theaters in the New York City area, as well as select festivals and film series.
- Justin Bieber shoots hoops at Brooklyn Nets facility - May 6, 2016
The sports-mad singer proves he can shoot hoops with the best of them.
- Kristen Stewart ends relationship with singer Soko - May 5, 2016
The Hollywood star remains quiet about her latest relationship woe.
- Kanye West's bodyguard attacks 'self-absorbed' rapper after Met Ball mix-up - May 5, 2016
The former member of the rapper's security detail thinks the hip hop star is the most egocentric person he's ever met.
- 50 Cent donates $100,000 to autism charity - May 5, 2016
The rapper digs deep to make amends for his insensitive remark.
- Drake sells over a million albums in six days - May 5, 2016
DRAKE has sold over one million albums of his fourth full-length release — Views in less than six days.
- Zayn Malik 'eyes matching homes for himself and Gigi Hadid' - May 5, 2016
Zayn Malik allegedly wants to live with girlfriend Gigi Hadid to cement their relationship.
- NHS Choir sign Hollywood movie deal - May 5, 2016
The UK’s smash-hit NHS Choir is set to star in a Hollywood movie charting the incredible story of the Lewisham and Greenwich hospital
- Demi Lovato blasts 'embarrassing' online trolls - May 5, 2016
Demi Lovato took to Twitter for a lengthy rant on Thursday (05May16) after being targeted by online trolls.
- 'Pregnant' Janet Jackson drops Dammn Baby video - May 5, 2016
Janet Jackson has dropped the music video for her new track ironically titled Dammn Baby amid reports she's pregnant with her first child.
- Andrea Bocelli to perform for premier league champions Leicester City - May 5, 2016
World-renowned tenor and football fan Andrea Bocelli will be giving a unique performance before Leicester City’s next match on Saturday 7th May
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Spy in From the Cold - May 6, 2016
In the mid-1960s, the cinematic characterization of secret agents and spies fell into two categories. There was the glamorous world of James Bond that included space-age gadgets, chilled vodka and casino chips. And then there also was the grim world...
- Fran Jeffries: the Sixties - May 5, 2016
Many talented pop singers who were young adults in the mid-1960s ran into career trouble. Most had come up in the late 1950s hoping to follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Peggy Lee, but the...
- Richard 'Groove' Holmes: 1980 - May 4, 2016
If you were to wander into a club on the Chitlin' Circuit in the 1960s, you'd likely hear music by any number of organists like Richard "Groove" Holmes leading a trio or quartet. Here are a series of videos posted...
- 'Dheepan' Tells A Refugee's Affecting Story, Until It Doesn't - May 5, 2016
The winner of the Palme D'Or at 2015's Cannes Film Festival, director Jacques Audiard's latest begins with a gratifyingly specific story of one man's life, but its trajectory works against it.
- A Father And Son Tell A Father-And-Son Story In 'Being Charlie' - May 5, 2016
Rob Reiner directs from a screenplay co-written by his son Nick who, like the lead character in the film, has experience in rehab.
- A 'Dark Horse' In The Elite World Of British Racing - May 5, 2016
Louise Osmond's documentary captures the spirit of a community group that came together to train and race a horse they named Dream Alliance.
- 'Captain America' Is Trending In Nigeria, But You Might Be Surprised Why - May 5, 2016
Nigerian netizens are using the hashtag #CaptainAmericaInNigeria as a vehicle for cheeky social and political commentary.
- Captain America, Aaron Burr, And The Politics Of Killing Your Friends - May 5, 2016
Captain America: Civil War drops some of the politics of the comics on which it's based, but it tells a different, equally current political story.
- Theaters Welcome Another Superhero Movie: 'Captain America: Civil War' - May 5, 2016
Captain America: Civil War is the latest offering from the Marvel universe and it's a thriller with strong political themes. It already opened overseas and has brought in more than $200 million.
- From 'Once' To 'Sing Street': Director John Carney Infuses Movies With Music - May 4, 2016
The Irish director and screenwriter talks to Fresh Air's Ann Marie Baldonado about his new film, which tells the story of a young teenager in 1980s Dublin who discovers pop music and starts a band.
- Hollywood Rediscovers Cuba: Is It Too Soon To Call It Havanawood? - May 4, 2016
Fast & Furious 8 is the second U.S. movie, and the first big-budget Hollywood film, to be shot in Cuba since the recent improvement of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
- 'Viva': Seeking A Spot In Havana's Spotlight - May 2, 2016
Viva is a father-son drama from Havana — one of the first from Cuba to be commercially released in the U.S. in decades.
- Disney Releases 100th 'Original Movie,' A Millennial Favorite - May 1, 2016
Disney announced the release date for its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie. NPR's Rachel Martin sits down with Buzzfeed Entertainment's Jaimie Etkin to discuss the cultural legacy of the series.
Monthly Archives: April 2009
Do you remember the Simon game? I remember having one as a kid and it was a lot of fun. It was basically a memory game using colors and sounds. The key objective was to remember all the sounds that corresponded to the color (or vise versa). The more sounds/colors, the harder it becomes. Try the new hand Simon Hand Held