This is the most McConaughey video of all time.
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Matthew McConaughey Just Did The Most Matthew McConaughey Thing Ever
As fans and musicians convene in Raleigh, North Carolina, this week for the annual World of Bluegrass gathering, they bring with them loads of talent, an unparalleled passion for the music and definite opinions on the ever evolving sound of bluegrass. A truly American artform, bluegrass music today encompasses everything from the jamgrass of Yonder Mountain String Band to the traditional sound of Del McCoury to the more eclectic flavor of Trampled by Turtles. How Ketch Secor Started Wild Roots Band Old Crow Medicine Show “We support all shades of bluegrass,” says Nancy Cardwell, executive director of the International Bluegrass Music Assn. (IBMA)
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Bluegrass Music’s Civil War: Why New and Heritage Acts Don’t See String to String
Los Angeles beatmaker Flying Lotus’ new LP You’re Dead! arrives October 7th, and the producer born Steven Ellison has dropped the dreamlike, spiritual music video for the album cut “Never Catch Me,” his collaboration with Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar. The video, directed by Hiro Murai, somehow turns a mournful setting like a child’s church funeral into a joyous dance party. The haunting video also ties in with You’re Dead! ‘s ruminations on the afterlife. Fall Music Preview 2014: 25 Must-Hear Albums In an interview with The Fader , Flying Lotus reveals that this Lamar collaboration came about thanks to Dr. Dre.
Last month, Blondie guitarist and songwriter Chris Stein released the almost self-titled Chris Stein / Negative , a handsome photobook featuring shots that begin in the mid-Seventies and end with a picture of Debbie Harry and Philip Glass taken at Lou Reed’s memorial service. “There was a lot of multitasking going on,” Stein says of his early days playing with and taking photos of his Blondie bandmates. “Everybody was doing all kinds of stuff. The guys in Television were all active poets and writers as well as being musicians.
Blondie’s Chris Stein Shares Stories Behind His Punk Photographs
Some of the most powerful and emotionally moving voices in music come together to celebrate the holidays on “CMA Country Christmas,” which tapes in front of a live audience Friday, Nov. 7 (7:30 PM/CT), at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday […]
Founding Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters left the group bitterly in 1985 and famously sued his ex-bandmates at the time for wishing to carry on with the group’s name, but some of his fans appear to have forgotten this. The singer-songwriter has issued a note on Facebook to remind his fans that, while Pink Floyd are indeed issuing their first record in 20 years – the instrumental record The Endless River – he had no role in making it. Fall Music Preview 2014: 25 Must-Hear Albums “Some people have been asking Laurie, my wife, about a new album I have coming out in November,” Waters wrote. “Errhh?
Last night, Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Street Sweeper Social Club and the E Street Band guitarist Tom Morello received the Courage Campaign’s Spirit of Courage Award in a ceremony at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. The award is meant to honor “someone who exemplifies courage in the fight for a more fair and just society,” and Morello has established himself as a musician willing to go to the front lines of social unrest to help amplify the voices of those in need. Morello Remembers ‘Badass’ Pete Seeger Dating back to his days with Rage Against the Machine, when the group performed at a benefit to raise awareness about the imprisonment of Native American rights activist Leonard Peltier (for whom they wrote “Freedom”) and up through his recent appearance at the 15Now benefit in Seattle to help increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, Morello has supported causes big and small. “Yes, I’ve spent time in jail.
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Tom Morello’s New Sound: ‘Very Hard and Very Funky’