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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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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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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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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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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Carole King Musical Aims for Broadway

A new musical centered around Carole King’s life and career is set for a spring 2014 opening on Broadway Beautiful The Carole King Musical will be written by screenwriter Douglas McGrath – who was nominated for an Oscar for his script for 1994’s Bullets Over Broadway – and will follow…

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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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Mumford & Sons Keyboardist: I Thought Phillip Phillips Was Us!

When Mumford and Sons keyboardist Ben Lovett first heard American Idol winner Phillip Phillips’ blatant soundalike hit “Home” he was momentarily confused Said Lovett “I was like ‘What’s that? Did we do that?'” On the Cover Mumford & Sons Rattle and Strum But other than that Lovett doesn’t mind the sudden post-Mumfords…

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'The Guide' by Young Fathers – Free MP3

Artist Young FathersSong “The Guide”Album Tape One “We created it as an musical version of the kind of pamphlets handed out on the high street by evangelicals  This is how we get to heaven” Young Fathers’ G explains of “The Guide”

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Low Cut Connie Flaunt Their 'Brand New Cadillac' Live

Low Cut Connie recently returned to their favorite boozy Philadelphia dive Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar to show off their old-school rock & roll chops In this exclusive clip they perform their charmingly unpolished single “Brand New Cadillac” from their latest album Call Me Sylvia Even during a snowstorm the band is…

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