Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Prince to release new album next month, Dustin Lynch readies for headlining debut

Prince is prepping a new album, “HitNRun,” for release next month via Jay Z’s Tidal, high-quality streaming service. More news: Prince , Dustin Lynch

Chantel McGregor goes gothic on album No.2

Chantel McGregor will release her second album, Lose Control, on October 9, she’s confirmed.

Janis Joplin, Arcade Fire, Aretha Docs Lead Toronto Film Fest

High-profile music documentaries on Janis Joplin , Arcade Fire, Aretha Franklin and Sharon Jones will be included as part of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which commences September 10th.  Toronto 2014: The Best of the Fest Janis: Little Girl Blue , directed by Academy Award-nominated Amy Berg ( Deliver Us From Evil ), will make its North American premiere at the fest. The film chronicles Joplin’s “short, turbulent, epic existence,” with Chan Marshall (Cat Power) reading the rock legend’s personal letters.   The Arcade Fire documentary, The Reflektor Tapes , will make its world premiere at the fest. Director Kahlil Joseph followed the Canadian art-rock outfit as they created their acclaimed 2013 LP, Reflektor , blending performance footage with band member interviews and “exclusive unseen footage, filmed only for cinema audiences.”  The Aretha Franklin concert-documentary Amazing Grace features the renowned singer recording the titular live LP during January 1972 church services in Los Angeles

Roger Waters: I don’t listen to music

Roger Waters says there are very few rock’n’roll bands he cares about.

Nile Rodgers Enlists Pharrell, Keith Urban for Diverse FOLD Festival

Of all the impassioned encomiums delivered to Nile Rodgers  during Chic ‘s set at Rodgers’ inaugural FOLD Festival Tuesday night in Riverhead, NY, Pharrell Williams ‘ words were the most precise. Nile Rodgers: New Chic LP ‘Was Like I Had Gone Back in Time’ “This man has been on fire since before I was born. The creativity burned that cancer out of his body,” Pharrell told the crowd, referring to Rodgers’ 2010 prostate cancer survival . “Thank you for your tremendous genius contribution that’s moved and rocked so many generations

Tim McGraw Sends New Single ‘Top of the World’ to Space

Tim McGraw sent a message out into space – and cyberspace – this week to announce his new single. Since the mid-tempo love song is titled “Top of the World,” McGraw and his band dedicated the premiere of the tune, via Twitter , to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. They responded with “You’re on #TopOfTheWorld… we orbit around it.” iHeart Radio Country Festival 2015’s Best Live Photos “Top of the World” is the first release from McGraw’s 14th studio LP, expected to come out later this year.

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