Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Go to Summer Camp

Justin Timberlake week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon continued last night and the singer dove into another goofy sketch by heading off to an Eighties summer camp Adorned with curly golden locks and a mouthful of braces Timberlake shared some awkward adolescent bonding with cabinmate Fallon as they belted…

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Phil Spector HBO Film Protested by Lana Clarkson's Former Publicist

A group of protesters gathered around the Los Angeles County Museum of Art yesterday to oppose the HBO film Phil Spector accusing the movie of implying the deceased actress Lana Clarkson committed suicide One of the protesters was Clarkson’s former publicist Edward Lozzi who said the group changed their focus…

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Stevie Nicks Sees Women's Rights Slipping, 'And I Hate It'

“The true rock legends truly changed the game” said NPR’s Ann Powers by way of introduction Thursday at SXSW Music “Stevie Nicks definitely changed the game” Powers conducted a Q&A with the very busy Fleetwood Mac singer – in addition to performing with Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players at SXSW she…

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Macklemore, Machine Gun Kelly Rule mtvU Woodie Awards

mtvU’s Woodie Awards have become something of a SXSW tradition over the past few years with a day party nighttime showcase and the awards show broadcast on MTV all dedicated to celebrating the tastemaking musical choices of college students across the country Last night co-hosts Machine Gun Kelly and Tegan…

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Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Speech: The Complete Text

Dave Grohl delivered his keynote speech on Thursday at SXSW urging musicians to find “your voice” and recounting how he made his own rock dreams a reality practicing in his room “until there was literally sweat dripping down the Rush posters on my wall” Below is the full text of…

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The Strokes Collect Their Greatest Moments for 'All the Time'

The Strokes are almost ready with their fifth studio album Comedown Machine and with their new video for “All the Time” the rockers look back on their career fondly by collecting their greatest moments There are massive festival gigs grainy early band footage and plenty of candid shots of the…

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Morrissey Responds to Death of a Superfan: 'Rest Well'

Morrissey was stricken with pneumonia this week forcing him to postpone a gig in San Francisco and cancel his performance at Mexico City’s Vive Latino festival But the singer found the energy to write an open letter to a super fan who recently died Writing on fan site True-to-You Morrissey…

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Garth Hudson Auction on Hold

Late last month several of Garth Hudson’s belongings were sold to the public by a Kingston New York landlord who claimed Hudson failed to pay more than $50000 in storage space fees The event drew Hudson supporters after the former Band keyboardist encouraged Facebook friends to buy the items and…

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Snoop Lion and Major Lazer Host Raucous Bash in Austin

When Major Lazer came out tossing vuvuzelas you knew they meant business Dull plastic toots bounced off the warehouse walls as hypeman Walshy Fire DJ Jillionaire and Diplo himself emerged the latter two clad in suit and tie Over the next hour the group spun a tight twisted set at…

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Greatest Jimi Hendrix Song?

Jimi Hendrix’s newest release People Hell and Angels landed at Number Two on the Billboard Hot 100 this week selling 72000 albums It’s his biggest chart success in 44 years – not bad for a guy who died in 1970 Review Jimi Hendrix People Hell and Angels Now we have a question…

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