- A Conversation with Robert Glasper - May 27, 2016
This year has been a busy one for Robert Glasper. The most famous contemporary jazz musician in the country has just released Everything’s Beautiful,... The post A Conversation with Robert Glasper appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 10 Reasons to Listen To Dierks Bentley’s ‘Black’ - May 27, 2016
It’s a romantically obsessive album — and who hasn’t been in that boat? The title track kicks off Black way more brazen than the... The post 10 Reasons to Listen To Dierks Bentley’s ‘Black’ appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 30 Years Ago Run-D.M.C. Released Breakthrough ‘Raising Hell’ - May 26, 2016
Thirty years ago, Run-D.M.C. embodied hip-hop. Released on May 26, 1986, the Queens, New York, trio’s third album Raising Hell found the group at... The post 30 Years Ago Run-D.M.C. Released Breakthrough ‘Raising Hell’ appeared first on Rhapsody Music News.
- 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.
- Beth Orton Removes “1973” Video With Spray-Painted Joshua Tree - May 29, 2016
Beth Orton has come under fire for her music video for “1973,” one of the tracks off of her new album Kidsticks. As Billboard reports, the desert-set video, directed by photographer Tierney Gearon, shows Orton spray painting a cholla cactus and a Joshua tree, which is protected by the U.S. government. In response, a resident […]
- Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Share Surf Outtakes Feat. Chance The Rapper - May 29, 2016
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment released the fantastic Surf, one of the very best albums of last 2015, exactly one year ago yesterday. To celebrate that anniversary, the collective have just shared “The First Time,” a ten-minute mix of unreleased material from the Surf sessions featuring Chance The Rapper throughout. “This is a collection […]
- Los Angeles DIY Venue The Smell Set For Demolition - May 28, 2016
The Smell, the all-ages DIY venue in downtown Los Angeles that’s nurtured local bands like No Age, Mika Miko, and Best Coast since 1998, is going to be demolished, LAist reports. Today, owner Jim Smith shared a photo of a demolition notice that was posted on the door of every building on the block by […]
- Watch Dinosaur Jr Debut New Song “Goin Down” On Jools Holland - May 28, 2016
Earlier this week, Dinosaur Jr. announced their new album Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not and shared the propulsive lead single “Tiny.” They performed the song on the BBC show Later… With Jools Holland on Tuesday night, and they also debuted the equally awesome album opener “Goin Down,” which you can watch below. Give […]
- 2 Chainz – “Gotta Lotta” (Feat. Lil Wayne) Video - May 28, 2016
“Gotta Lotta,” the first single from Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz recent collaborative full-length ColleGrove, hilariously interpolated part of Scatman John’s “Scatman (Ski Ba Bop Ba Dop Bop)” in the hook. Now the two rappers have made the reference even clearer by releasing a music video that borrows its split-screen aesthetic from the original Scatman […]
- ‘X-Men’ and ‘Looking Glass’ Disappoint at Weekend Box Office - May 29, 2016
“X-Men: Apocalypse” took in an estimated $65 million between Friday and Sunday, while “Alice Through the Looking Glass” bombed, generating only $28.1 million.
- Break Out the Chewbacca Mask and You Won’t Laugh Alone - May 27, 2016
A viral video featuring a woman on Facebook Live shows just how contagious humor can be.
- Documentary Retries Kitty Genovese’s Neighbors - May 27, 2016
“Don’t get involved,” might have been overstated in self-perpetuating accounts of a famous killing in Queens.
- Justin Bieber, They’re Coming for You - May 27, 2016
In “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” Andy Samberg and his collaborators Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone parody pop stardom.
- Screen Style: Ralph Fiennes Makes a Fashion Splash - May 27, 2016
With the help of an unbuttoned Christophe Lemaire shirt, the 53-year-old actor has a moment.
- Snapshot: Emilia Clarke on ‘Game of Thrones,’ Surfing and Her New Movie - May 27, 2016
Ms. Clarke, known for playing the mother of dragons on ‘Thrones,’ stars in the film “Me Before You.”
- ‘The Fits’: It’s All in the Footwork for a Girl Who Boxes, Then Dances - May 27, 2016
Anna Rose Holmer’s directorial debut focuses on an 11-year-old girl who learns the power of her body in its many manifestations.
- On DVD: 1940s Dispatches From the Land of Wynken, Blynken and Noir - May 27, 2016
Arthur Ripley’s “The Chase” (1946) and Delmer Daves’s “Dark Passage” (1947) blend dreamlike Expressionistic imagery with hard-boiled narratives.
- Review: When Auschwitz Inmates Reunite in ‘To Life,’ the Shadow of War Remains - May 26, 2016
This Jean-Jacques Zilbermann film focuses on postwar revelations and the friendship three women forged when prisoners in the camp.
- Review: In ‘Princess,’ an Israeli Family in Need of Boundaries - May 26, 2016
In her first feature, Ms. Shalom-Ezer explores the shadowy territory between family love and illicit sex.
- Review: ‘The Ones Below,’ Looming Parenthood and Unsettling Suspense - May 26, 2016
For two couples sharing a London townhouse, the joys of expecting take a dark turn in this thriller, the feature debut of David Farr.
- Review: ‘Jia Zhangke, a Guy From Fenyang,’ a Portrait of a Visionary Filmmaker - May 26, 2016
The documentary is a decent and conscientious companion piece to Mr. Zhangke’s films.
- Kanye West meets John Legend's new daughter - May 30, 2016
"Auntie" Kim Kardashian meets Chrissy Teigen's baby daughter for the first time.
- Louis Tomlinson: 'Playing Jamie Vardy would be golden opportunity' - May 30, 2016
Louis Tomlinson attends Jamie Vardy''s wedding with girlfriend Danielle Campbell.
- Demi Lovato says goodbye to beloved great-grandmother - May 30, 2016
Pop star Demi Lovato mourns loss of great-grandmother less than a year after great-grandfather's death.
- Liam Hemsworth: 'Past Miley Cyrus break-up had to happen' - May 30, 2016
The couple split in 2013, but reunited last year (15).
- Lady Gaga replaces Keith Urban at the Indianapolis 500 - May 30, 2016
The Born This Way singer suited up to enjoy a ride around the famous track on Sunday with motor racing icon Mario Andretti.
- Lewis Hamilton celebrates Grand Prix win with Justin Bieber - May 30, 2016
Lewis Hamilton celebrates win with Justin Bieber, Chris Bosh, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade.
- Ariana Grande pulls out of Rock in Rio Lisboa - May 29, 2016
The 22-year-old singer is suffering with a throat and sinus infection and doctors have advised her to rest.
- Kanye West's studio targeted by thieves: report - May 29, 2016
More than $20,000 (£13,500) of computer equipment was stolen from the rapper's creative studio in Calabasas.
- Nick Jonas praises 'incredibly smart' Selena Gomez - May 29, 2016
Nick was full of praise for ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez's breakout Revival album.
- Louis Tomlinson 'continues to try and establish family unit' - May 29, 2016
Louis Tomlinson is said to still be struggling with spending time in the company of both his girlfriend Danielle Campbell and son Freddie.
- 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
- Doc: History of British Jazz - May 30, 2016
In the late 1940s and early '50s, European jazz musicians looked to American jazz artists and their recordings for jazz's secret formulas and a road map forward. Then countries and individual artists developed their own sounds based on cultural experiences...
- Weekend Wax Bits - May 28, 2016
In this week's Wall Street Journal, my music chat with Broadway actress Jennifer Simard, who was just nominated for a Tony for her role in Disaster! For my "Playlist" column in the Review section, Jennifer chose to talk about Aerosmith's...
- Harry Arnold: Live, c. 1966 - May 27, 2016
Following my post earlier in the week on Swedish arranger-conductor Harry Arnold, I figure you might want a see him in action. In the following clip, he's leading the Danish Radio Big Band on a TV show from around 1966.... Related Stories This Is Harry: The Mystery Band
- 'The Witness' Tells A Different Story About The Kitty Genovese Murder - May 28, 2016
As the story went at the time, 38 people witnessed the attack on Kitty Genovese 50 years ago, and did nothing. But that story is wrong, as James Soloman and William Genovese explore in their new film.
- Military Veterans Take On Zombies In 'Range 15' - May 27, 2016
Range 15 is a new zombie movie made by war veterans for veterans. It's a dark comedy with a cast that includes a Navy Cross recipient, amputees and William Shatner.
- 'Weiner' Offers A Riveting, Close-Up View Of A Scandal In Progress - May 27, 2016
In 2013, a documentary team followed former Congressman Anthony Weiner in his bid to become mayor of New York. When a scandal hit, the cameras kept rolling. Film critic David Edelstein reviews Weiner.
- Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live At The Vulture Festival - May 27, 2016
Audie Cornish joins us this week for a chat about the things we pick over endlessly and the sometimes unsatisfying intersection of politics and pop culture.
- 'Presenting Princess Shaw': The Unlikely Story Of Samantha Montgomery - May 27, 2016
Samantha Montgomery is an elder-care worker in New Orleans who also writes and sings her own songs on YouTube. A composer in Israel spotted her and via social media, they began to work together.
- Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary - May 27, 2016
In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.
- In 'The Idol,' A Singer Faces More Than Just Harsh Judges - May 26, 2016
Based on the real story of Mohammed Assaf's run on Arab Idol, the film follows a boy whose dreams as a singer eventually lead him into a tricky journey toward his big moment.
- Kickboxing Director Lexi Alexander Uses Activism To Bust Out Of 'Movie Jail' - May 26, 2016
After her 2008 movie, Punisher: War Zone, flopped, Alexander had a hard time getting new projects. She was in what's known as Hollywood's "movie jail," a common experience for female directors.
- Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell' - May 26, 2016
Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.
- 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.
- 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
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