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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Little Boots Returns to Studio for Second Album, 'Nocturnes'

Three years after announcing that she was beginning work on a new project the British electro-pop songstress Little Boots (a/k/a Victoria Hesketh) is ready to release her second album Nocturnes The album is due out May 6th on Heskins’ On Repeat Records and was produced by DFA Records cofounder Tim…

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Suedehead Return to Familiar Grounds to Record 'Lying in Bed' – Premiere

Suedehead’s name brings the song by Morrissey to mind but this band makes decidedly more cheerful tunes Led by former Beat Union frontman Davey Warsop Suedehead bring a bright feel-good melody to their track “Lying in Bed” As this clip shows the tune was recorded in a loose session at…

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The Naked and Famous Rock Out to 'Young Blood' Live

After two years of constant touring New Zealand post-punks the Naked and Famous are hard at work on several new projects Not only is the band writing their second album but on March 18th they’ll release a full live concert film for free on their website The movie One Temporary…

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SXSW 2013: Dave Grohl Leads Sound City Players in Last Show

Dave Grohl made a promise when he took the stage with his Sound City Players last night in Austin for a performance that doubled as their SXSW debut and he said their last-ever show “This is gonna be a long fuckin’ night” the singer guitarist drummer and now documentarian announced at…

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