Scott Walker, Pop Idol Turned Avant Auteur, Dies At 76

SCOTT WALKER, POP IDOL TURNED AVANT AUTEUR, DIES AT 76

The former member of The Walker Brothers and singer of "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine " was also one of experimental music's most beloved...

Spotify's Long, Winding Road To India

SPOTIFY'S LONG, WINDING ROAD TO INDIA

Spotify recently launched in India, but that path was long and complicated. We take the experience of Spotify and use it as a lens...

 
 
 
Royal Mountain Records Makes Mental Health A Music Industry Priority

ROYAL MOUNTAIN RECORDS MAKES MENTAL HEALTH A MUSIC INDUSTRY PRIORITY

Label Founder Menno Versteeg explains why he feels that caring for artists' mental health is, at least in part, a record label's responsibility....

ROBERT FORSTER GETS PLAYFUL - AND INTENSE - ON 'INFERNO'

The former co-leader of the Aussie band The Go-Betweens reflects on success and failure on his latest solo album. Critic Ken Tucker...

 
 
 
Need A Can't-Miss Wheel Of Cheese? Try Playing It Some Hip-Hop

NEED A CAN'T-MISS WHEEL OF CHEESE? TRY PLAYING IT SOME HIP-HOP

Researchers exposed cheese to different genres of music for 24 hours a day over six months to find out that hip-hop might create the...

What Makes Edie Brickell Happy

WHAT MAKES EDIE BRICKELL HAPPY

The folk and rock mainstay shares her story and the values that guided her choices along the way. (Image credit: Todd Crusham/Courtesy...

 
 
 
Scott Walker, Pop Idol Turned Avant Auteur, Dies At 76

SCOTT WALKER, POP IDOL TURNED AVANT AUTEUR, DIES AT 76

The former member of The Walker Brothers and singer of "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine " was also one of experimental music's most beloved...

&More : Tiny Desk Concert

&MORE : TINY DESK CONCERT

Philadelphia Rapper Chill Moody and singer Donn T, along with their crew known as &More, were one of the standout entrants in last...

 
 
 
Michael Abels, Composer Of Jordan Peele's 'Us', Balances Terror With Empathy

MICHAEL ABELS, COMPOSER OF JORDAN PEELE'S 'US', BALANCES TERROR WITH EMPATHY

Abels was a music teacher who had never scored a film when he was hired for Jordan Peele's Get Out and now Us. Peele hired him after...

HELADO NEGRO ON 'HOW YOU SMILE'

For a decade Roberto Carlos Lange, better known as Helado Negro, has made music that surprises. Now he is out with his latest and most...

 
 
 
Look At Emily King Now

LOOK AT EMILY KING NOW

King's latest album Scenery rings out with joy and hope. The production is a stunning combination of jazz-inflected R&B and '80s pop.

REMEMBERING DICK DALE, 'KING OF THE SURF GUITAR'

Dale told Fresh Air in 1993 that his distinctive guitar style came, in part, from the ocean waves he surfed: "The waves did create...

 
 
 
Alt.Latino Food Truck Chats: Musicians Tell Their Own Stories At SXSW 2019

ALT.LATINO FOOD TRUCK CHATS: MUSICIANS TELL THEIR OWN STORIES AT SXSW 2019

Over breakfast tacos and barbecue, Team Alt.Latino sat down with musicians at SXSW for interviews about their music.

Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

JENNY LEWIS PUTS HER EMOTIONS 'ON THE LINE': 'IT CAN GET UGLY SOMETIMES'

Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, On the Line , and grappling with accusations made...

 
 
 
Tame Impala Returns With The Luxurious Single 'Patience'

TAME IMPALA RETURNS WITH THE LUXURIOUS SINGLE 'PATIENCE'

After nearly four years, during which Kevin Parker's central musical project went from respected to ubiquitously adored, the Australian...

Tiny Desk Family Hour: Leikeli47

TINY DESK FAMILY HOUR: LEIKELI47

The charismatic, genre-smashing masked rapper closes NPR Music's big night with intensity, joy and free-wheeling fervor. (Image credit:...

 
 
 
The Old Disappearing-Reappearing Band Trick

THE OLD DISAPPEARING-REAPPEARING BAND TRICK

Duster released a few space-rock records at the turn of the millennium then nearly disappeared. Then, somehow, a small, devoted group...

New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out March 22

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: OUR TOP 8 ALBUMS OUT MARCH 22

Hear rock guitar heroics from Ex Hex, Andrew Bird's "finest work yet," mind-blowing sonics from Lafawndah, Emily Wells and much

 
 
 

MAROON 5'S HALFTIME SHOW WAS FORGETTABLE, EXCLUDING ALL THE FCC COMPLAINTS FILED

The past Super Bowl was largely forgettable, as was the halftime show starring Maroon 5. But, that didn't stop viewers from complaining...

Greensky Bluegrass On Mountain Stage

GREENSKY BLUEGRASS ON MOUNTAIN STAGE

With endearing, richly-orchestrated songs from its album All For Money , the Kalamazoo-based quintet Greensky Bluegrass returns for...

 
 
 



The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

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ATTENTION FRIENDS!

ATTENTION FRIENDS! Coming SOON ! New Jammer app featuring music from Ariana Grande , Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, "the show broadway group" and many more! Jammer is a leading... Read more ...

Igor Gorbunov composer of Recording Academy GRAMMY

Igor Gorbunov is the winner of the Academy Music Award, a composer of Recording Academy GRAMMY nominated for the Artist of the Year 2019. This video was specially made for the... Read more ...

What 1 Color Changing Balm Looks Like on 3 Different Editors

What 1 Color Changing Balm Looks Like on 3 Different Editors

Sometimes you just want a lip color that you can swipe on without a mirror and go. As much as beauty devotees love their bold liquid lipsticks, red lipstick , and flesh-toned... Read more ...

Mikaela Astel and The Bundys Impress With Fleetwood Mac Battle on 'The...

Mikaela Astel and The Bundys Impress With Fleetwood Mac Battle on 'The Voice': Watch

The battles round can get brutal on NBC's The Voice, though Monday night felt more like a family affair when Team Kelly's The Bundys went... Read more ...

Kehlani Gives Birth To Daughter Adeya: 'Thankful Beyond Words'

Kehlani Gives Birth To Daughter Adeya: 'Thankful Beyond Words'

Kehlani is officially a mother, giving birth to her daughter, Adeya, over the weekend. The singer shared the happy news on her Instagram on Monday (... Read more ...

Jeff Tremaine and Machine Gun Kelly Talk Mötley Crüe Biopic 'The Dirt'

Jeff Tremaine and Machine Gun Kelly Talk Mötley Crüe Biopic 'The Dirt'

Director and Jackass co-creator Jeff Tremaine has been trying to turn the Mötley Crüe autobiography The Dirt into a film since 2011 when he made it past a series of intense job... Read more ...

Justin Bieber Announces Break From Music: 'Nothing Comes Before My Family...

Justin Bieber Announces Break From Music: 'Nothing Comes Before My Family And My Health'

His fans have been clamoring for a new album since 2015's Purpose, but on Monday , Justin Bieber posted a message to his social... Read more ...

Luis Fonsi Announces First Batch Of Vida World Tour Dates

Luis Fonsi Announces First Batch Of Vida World Tour Dates

Luis Fonsi has announced the first group of dates for his Vida World Tour. Kicking off in Sevilla, Spain on June 23, Fonsi's tour will ... Read more ...

Priyanka Chopra's Belted Black Bikini Is Far Superior to an Average...

Priyanka Chopra's Belted Black Bikini Is Far Superior to an Average Two-Piece Swimsuit

While some of us are pulling our jackets a little tighter, others - including Priyanka Chopra - are basking in the hot Miami sun in a really cute bikini. Newlyweds Priyanka and... Read more ...

Justin Bieber announces hiatus from music

Justin Bieber announces hiatus from music

Don't expect to hear new music from Justin Bieber anytime soon. In an Instagram message to fans, the 25-year-old pop singer said he is currently “focused on repairing some of... Read more ...

Janelle Monáe Was Literally Starry Eyed at the Kids' Choice Awards

Janelle Monáe Was Literally Starry Eyed at the Kids' Choice Awards

It's hard not to "ooh" and "ahh" whenever Janelle Monáe hits a red carpet or an event with her consistently striking, bold beauty looks. (May we remind you of her electric-blue... Read more ...

Mexican Summer Launches New NYC Storefront Brooklyn Record Exchange

Mexican Summer Launches New NYC Storefront Brooklyn Record Exchange

While vinyl sales continue to rise, reaching their highest level since 1988 last year, recapturing the classic spirit of the record store has proved... Read more ...