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  • Critical Intent: Roger Ebert's Life on Film

    Critical Intent: Roger Ebert's Life on Film | ARTICLE

    On a December morning, in 2012, Steve James walked into a patient's room at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and immediately felt remorse. With his lower jaw removed from several surgeries related to a 11-year battle with cancer of...

    July 2, 2014 9:30 AM ET
  • Eric Clapton Hints at Retirement, Says Touring is 'Unbearable'

    Eric Clapton Hints at Retirement, Says Touring is 'Unbearable' | ARTICLE

    Eric Clapton may not be long for the road. In a new interview with Uncut magazine, the legendary guitarist said he is considering curtailing his touring efforts going forward."The road has...

    June 27, 2014 12:20 PM ET
  • Haim Say Second Album Is 'Coming Very Soon'

    Haim Say Second Album Is 'Coming Very Soon' | ARTICLE

    Fans may not have to wait long for Haim’s second album, as singer and guitarist Alana Haim revealed that the Los Angeles  sister trio’s next LP is already underway. "This is the first time we’ve ever written on...

    June 27, 2014 11:35 AM ET
  • Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour Coming to NBC

    Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour Coming to NBC | ARTICLE

    Prepare for Miley Cyrus to invade your living room: NBC announced the pop star’s "Bangerz" tour will be featured in a two-hour special to air on July 6th. Cyrus relayed the good news on Facebook yesterday. "Smilers!...

    June 27, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass

    Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass | ARTICLE

    UPDATE: LaBeouf was released from jail Friday morning and pleaded not guilty to the charges. Shia LaBeouf was in police custody Thursday evening following an arrest at a production of Cabaret at Studio 54 in New York City....

    June 27, 2014 8:50 AM ET
  • Queen and Adam Lambert's Tour Opener: 5 Things We Learned

    Queen and Adam Lambert's Tour Opener: 5 Things We Learned | ARTICLE

    Even when he was auditioning for American Idol, singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" for the judges with all his falsetto fireworks, it was readily apparent Adam Lambert had a major soft spot for Queen. That he would later...

    June 20, 2014 11:55 AM ET
  • J Mascis Talks New 'Mellow' Solo Album 'Tied to a Star'

    J Mascis Talks New 'Mellow' Solo Album 'Tied to a Star' | ARTICLE

    Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis will release a new solo album this summer. Tied to a Star will be released on August 25th via Sub Pop and features guest appearances from Cat Power’s Chan Marshall, Black Heart...

    June 11, 2014 4:05 PM ET
  • Mark Ronson Delivers TED Talk on Sampling

    Mark Ronson Delivers TED Talk on Sampling | VIDEO

    Mark Ronson established his reputation as a stylistic visionary largely through his solo albums and much-heralded production work — most notably alongside Amy Winehouse on the late singer’s monumental 2006 breakthrough Back to Black. The...

    June 10, 2014 5:35 PM ET
  • Beyonce Is Now Selling 'Drunk In Love' Emoji T-Shirts

    Beyonce Is Now Selling 'Drunk In Love' Emoji T-Shirts | ARTICLE

    Good news for fans of Beyoncé and emojis: the jack-of-all-trades pop star is now selling T-shirts emblazoned with emojis playing off lyrics from two of her new Beyoncé songs. How Did Beyonce Keep Her...

    June 10, 2014 2:35 PM ET
  • Hear Jeff Tweedy Unveil New Material at Mountain Jam

    Hear Jeff Tweedy Unveil New Material at Mountain Jam | ARTICLE

    As reported last week, Jeff Tweedy will release his new solo album, Sukierae, on September 16th, as part of his TWEEDY project alongside 18-year-old son, Spencer. Fans of the Wilco frontman have now received what appears...

    June 10, 2014 12:05 PM ET
  • Premiere: Smoke DZA and Cam'ron Channel 'Ghost of Dipset' on New Track

    Premiere: Smoke DZA and Cam'ron Channel 'Ghost of Dipset' on New Track | ARTICLE

    As an aspiring rapper coming of age in late-Nineties Harlem, Smoke DZA listened closely to the work of New York hip-hop luminaries: There was Jay Z and Notorious B.I.G., of course, but the rapper born...

    March 27, 2014 11:10 AM ET
  • Killer Mike on Run the Jewels' 'Much Darker and Much Harder' New LP

    Killer Mike on Run the Jewels' 'Much Darker and Much Harder' New LP | ARTICLE

    Since first popping up over a decade ago as one of the most potent voices on Outkast's Purple Ribbon Records, Killer Mike has steadily built a dedicated, largely underground following. In the last two years however, thanks in...

    March 21, 2014 12:25 PM ET
  • Mads Mikkelsen, The Steely-Eyed Genius of 'Hannibal'

    Mads Mikkelsen, The Steely-Eyed Genius of 'Hannibal' | ARTICLE

    In 2005, when Mads Mikkelsen learned he’d landed the biggest role of his career to date (Le Chiffre, the cunning, villainous banker opposite Daniel Craig’s James Bond in 2006's Casino Royale), he found it difficult to comprehend why those...

    February 27, 2014 12:46 PM ET
  • The Hold Steady Return With 'Big Rock' Aspirations on 'Teeth Dreams'

    The Hold Steady Return With 'Big Rock' Aspirations on 'Teeth Dreams' | ARTICLE

    This spring, when the Hold Steady release their sixth LP Teeth Dreams, nearly four years will have passed since the Brooklyn band's previous full-length album, 2010’s Heaven Is Whenever. It's the longest gap between albums in the...

    January 23, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Mac Miller's 'Pink Slime' EP Oozes Again

    Mac Miller's 'Pink Slime' EP Oozes Again | ARTICLE

    In early 2012, Mac Miller began working with super-producer Pharrell Williams on a joint-EP the two began referring to in interviews as Pink Slime. As Miller told Rolling Stone shortly thereafter, they planned to release their...

    December 10, 2013 11:05 AM ET
  • Mac Miller Jazzes Up 'The Star Room/Killin' Time' - Song Premiere

    Mac Miller Jazzes Up 'The Star Room/Killin' Time' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    This summer, Mac Miller embarked on his Space Migration Tour with several friends and collaborators, including Earl Sweatshirt and Chance the Rapper. For the first time, he also performed with a band, the funk duo The Internet....

    December 5, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Colbie Caillat's New Album Aims to Be More Upbeat

    Colbie Caillat's New Album Aims to Be More Upbeat | ARTICLE

    Last summer, Colbie Caillat spent two months writing and recording at a rented beach house in Malibu she shared with friends, family and professional collaborators. She came away with 28 new songs and emerged feeling confident her fourth solo album...

    December 4, 2013 11:55 AM ET
  • Jay Z Brings New Material to Life at 'Magna Carter' Tour Kickoff

    Jay Z Brings New Material to Life at 'Magna Carter' Tour Kickoff | ARTICLE

    In the nearly two decades since Jay Z first appeared on the hip-hop scene, an ex-crack-dealing Brooklynite with a sweet cadence and tragic wit, the man born Shawn Carter has worn many hats: record label head,...

    December 1, 2013 3:03 AM ET
  • Jake Bugg Shows Guitar Skills on 'Slumville Sunrise' – Song Premiere

    Jake Bugg Shows Guitar Skills on 'Slumville Sunrise' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Jake Bugg had a specific routine when recording his second album, Shangri La, at producer Rick Rubin's Malibu studio by the same name: "Wake up about noon, have a cup of coffee," the 19-year-old U.K. singer-songwriter tells...

    October 17, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • The Flaming Lips' 'Ender's Game' Song Inspires 'Peace Sword' EP

    The Flaming Lips' 'Ender's Game' Song Inspires 'Peace Sword' EP | ARTICLE

    Wayne Coyne is still a bit mystified as to how the Flaming Lips ended up recording an entire EP dedicated to the science-fiction film Ender's Game. "It's still a little bit of a mystery to me,"...

    October 15, 2013 1:30 PM ET
 
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