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Inside New York’s Music Festival Turf Battle

October 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Is New York big enough for two summertime music festivals? The creators of Governors Ball, the area’s dominant event, think not – and they’re getting City Hall involved. Sidebar Summer Concert Boom Marks Industry Turnaround » Last month, The New York Daily News reported that AEG Live – the mega-promoters behind the Coachella and Firefly [...]

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The Who Relaunch 50th Anniversary Tour After Roger Daltrey Illness

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Who will relaunch their “Who Hits 50!” North American tour on February 27th, 2016 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, resuming a massive trek that was canceled earlier this month after singer Roger Daltrey fell ill. Sidebar Watch the Who Play ‘Baba O’Riley’ in Clip From New Live Film » “We will be starting our rescheduled shows [...]

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The Who Relaunch 50th Anniversary Tour After Roger Daltrey Illness

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Who will relaunch their “Who Hits 50!” North American tour on February 27th, 2016 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, resuming a massive trek that was canceled earlier this month after singer Roger Daltrey fell ill. Sidebar Watch the Who Play ‘Baba O’Riley’ in Clip From New Live Film » “We will be starting our rescheduled shows [...]

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The Who Relaunch 50th Anniversary Tour After Roger Daltrey Illness

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Who will relaunch their “Who Hits 50!” North American tour on February 27th, 2016 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, resuming a massive trek that was canceled earlier this month after singer Roger Daltrey fell ill. Sidebar Watch the Who Play ‘Baba O’Riley’ in Clip From New Live Film » “We will be starting our rescheduled shows [...]

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Watch Amy Winehouse as New York Tourist in Deleted ‘Amy’ Scene

September 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

After a critically acclaimed theatrical run, the Amy Winehouse documentary Amy will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on December 1st containing unreleased bonus footage and other special features not included in the film. The home release will be accompanied by 17 “previously unseen scenes,” as director Asif Kapadia calls them, from Winehouse’s personal archives, including this two-minute-long clip showing snippets of the singer’s pre-Back [...]

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Hear Ryan Adams’ Moody Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’

September 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Ryan Adams has been slowly previewing his moody takes on Taylor Swift‘s 1989 on Twitter. Now, he’s given the covers LP a release date — September 21st — album art and the first taste of the final product with his version of “Bad Blood.” Adams’ 1989 will be released digitally for now, though he has [...]

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Hear Ghostface, Doom Team for Grimy ‘Lively Hood’

September 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Ghostface Killah and DOOM’s long-in-the-works Doomstarks project has yielded another new collaboration, with the two MCs teaming up for “Lively Hood,” the latest addition to the Adult Swim Singles series. The two veteran rappers trade verses over a Doom-produced carnivalesque beat, which is available to stream or download free through Adult Swim’s Soundcloud. On the track, [...]

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Yoko Ono Plans Largest Human Peace Sign for John Lennon’s 75th Birthday

September 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

October 9th marks what would have been John Lennon‘s 75th birthday, and his widow Yoko Ono will commemorate the late Beatle by organizing the world’s largest human peace sign at New York’s Central Park. Ono’s Imagine Peace revealed the record-breaking undertaking Thursday during a stop on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, where Ono, nearly 50 children and [...]

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Hear Big Boi, Phantogram Team Up for Spacey ‘Fell in the Sun’

September 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Outkast‘s Big Boi raps about how he’s extraterrestrial and extraordinary over big, spacey, cinematic synth soundscapes on “Fell in the Sun,” the first track to come off Big Grams, the self-titled debut EP by his upcoming collaboration with indie-pop duo Phantogram. The tune features upbeat horns, fuzzy keyboard, clattering drums and a dancey rap break [...]

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Hear Dave Gahan and Soulsavers’ Darkly Cinematic New Song

September 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

While enjoying a short break from Depeche Mode, singer Dave Gahan reunited with production crew Soulsavers for a second collaboration album, Angels Ghosts, due out this fall. “All of This and Nothing,” the first track to be released from the record, finds them dwelling in cinematic strings and gospel organ and tambourine while Gahan croons about [...]

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