Posts Tagged ‘america’

Jessie Ware Shares Dev Hynes Collaboration ‘Want Your Feeling’

Jessie Ware will release her much-anticipated second album next month, and today she unveiled another track from the record called “Want Your Feeling,” the British singer’s collaboration with Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes. Tough Love , the follow-up to Ware’s 2012 breakthrough Devotion, will be released stateside on October 21. Hynes, who as…

Prince Drops New Futuristic Slow Jam ‘U Know’

After taking a rare four-year hiatus from releasing studio albums, Prince will drop a pair of new LPs on September 30th: One a collaborative disc with his group 3rdEyeGirl called Plectrumelectrum and the other a solo album dubbed Art Official Age . Both mark Prince’s first releases since 2010′s 20Ten was given…

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Watch Kanye West’s Entire Made in America Festival Performance

Kanye West is accomplishing an impressive feat this Labor Day weekend, headlining two Made in America festivals on different coasts. On August 30, he performed at the Philadelphia fest before heading to Los Angeles for the August 31 event. The Made in America concerts are among the last U.S. dates on…

John Mellencamp Embraces His Americana Roots on New LP

It’s been more than 30 years since John Mellencamp scored Number One hits with “Hurts So Good” and “Jack & Diane,” and broke the Top Five with “Pink Houses” — three raw, rootsy mega-hits that helped define the future sound of Americana music. If Bruce Springsteen built his own career chronicling…

Watch Tori Amos’ Sensual, Scary Live Cover of Radiohead’s ‘Creep’

Tori Amos’ theatrical voice and brooding piano form a perfect vehicle for “Creep,” Radiohead’s break-out alt-rock anthem. The singer-songwriter performed a slow, sensual version of the track during the “Lizard Lounge” section of her Thursday night gig in New York City, drawing out an equal mix of angst and ecstasy.  The results, spotted…

Paul McCartney at Candlestick Park: ‘We’re Going to Close It Down in Style!’

The Beatles’ last-ever concert happened in August of 1966, at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. Home for decades to the Giants and the 49ers, the open-air venue now faces imminent demolition, and last night, Paul McCartney – dressed like a dandyish undertaker in a maroon topcoat with floral kimono-print trim at…

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Childish Gambino Writes Poem About Being Black In America, And Refuses To Apologize For It

Childish Gambino posts a poem on Twitter about white privilege, being black in America, Twitter activism and more.

Willie Nelson on Texas Border Children: ‘We’ve Got to Help Those Kids’

In Texas, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll see someone with a “Willie Nelson for President” bumper sticker, and it can sometimes seem like the singer is actually an elected official in his home state: There’s a statue and street named in Nelson’s honor in downtown Austin, and Willie T-shirts…

5 Amazing (and Possibly Apocryphal) Willie Nelson Stories

Willie Nelson just returned to the top of Billboard’s Country chart with Band of Brothers, his first Number One album in nearly 30 years. It’s just another accomplishment to add to the pile — after all, in his 81 years on this earth, Nelson’s done just about everything. . ….

Watch Chris Pratt Flawlessly Rap Eminem’s ‘Forgot About Dre’ Verse

Thanks to Parks and Recreation, we already know Chris Pratt’s got a knack for belting impassioned Dave Matthews-esque ballads about falling into pits and deceased mini-horses (RIP Li’l Sebastian), but the actor proved he’s no one-trick pony during an interview with DJ Whoo Kid on his radio show, Whoolywood Shuffle. Pratt appeared to…

Flashback: New Order Hang With the Hoff

“To my mind, ‘Regret’ was the last great New Order song,” bassist Peter Hook said last year. The chiming 1993 track was written under duress: four years after the band’s previous album (Technique), the quartet had reunited to raise funds for the Hacienda, the Manchester nightclub they owned. But “Regret” proved to…

Hear Randy Travis Go Under the ‘Influence’ — Album Premiere

Randy Travis knew to add “Volume 1″ to the tile of his Influence: The Man I Am album last year, as narrowing down the song choices for just one collection of the songs that made the most musical impact on him as an artist was impossible. “We had such a great…

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