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  • Afrojack on His Debut Album, His Hair and Working With Friends

    Afrojack on His Debut Album, His Hair and Working With Friends | ARTICLE

    "I want to keep it really true to myself and to my roots," Nick van de Wall, better known as Afrojack, tells Rolling Stone of his vision for the debut album he hopes to release this September....

    March 3, 2012 2:45 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Getting 'Mid-Evil'

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Getting 'Mid-Evil' | ARTICLE

    In a rather un-Trumpian move, Celebrity Apprentice ran its second episode on a night it was sure to take a ratings beat-down. After all, the 84th annual Academy Awards, a show in which actual celebrities were featured,...

    February 27, 2012 9:30 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: A New Season Begins

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: A New Season Begins | ARTICLE

    In a move that suggests seeing everyday people compete for a job with Donald Trump is no longer all that entertaining, NBC decided to forego a new installment of The Apprentice and instead has fired up another...

    February 20, 2012 12:00 PM ET
  • Polica's Experimental Beginnings

    Polica's Experimental Beginnings | ARTICLE

    This time last year, Polica didn't exist. Now the Minneapolis-based band finds itself garnering praise from a Grammy winner. In a Rolling Stone interview following his win for Best New Artist, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon name-checked...

    February 17, 2012 4:15 PM ET
  • Gotye Rises up From Down Under

    Gotye Rises up From Down Under | ARTICLE

    In late 2008, on a windy night in Winton, a speck of-a-town in the Australian outback whose population was last estimated as less than 1000, Wally De Backer, better known by his stage name...

    February 14, 2012 4:05 PM ET
  • LCD Soundsystem Film 'Shut Up and Play the Hits' Premieres at Sundance

    LCD Soundsystem Film 'Shut Up and Play the Hits' Premieres at Sundance | ARTICLE

      Before making James Murphy the centerpiece of their latest film, directors Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace had never met the LCD Soundsystem frontman. The filmmakers were fans of the band, but it was the...

    January 27, 2012 5:00 PM ET
  • Flo Rida and Avicii Remember Etta James

    Flo Rida and Avicii Remember Etta James | ARTICLE

    Over the last 50 years, with 1960's "My Dearest Darling," her signature 1961 ballad "At Last” and later her 1978 Jerry Wexler-produced comeback album Deep in the Night, Etta James – the Rock and...

    January 24, 2012 5:10 PM ET
  • Spike Lee Makes Musical Discovery for 'Red Hook Summer'

    Spike Lee Makes Musical Discovery for 'Red Hook Summer' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Judith Hill's 'Desperation' Last August, just five months shy of the world premiere of his latest film, Red...

    January 20, 2012 2:30 PM ET
  • Bon Iver Confirmed for Flaming Lips Album

    Bon Iver Confirmed for Flaming Lips Album | ARTICLE

    The Flaming Lips had a jam-packed 2011: The Oklahoma psych-rockers toured behind their Dark Side of the Moon covers album, released music in a gummy skull, and recorded a 24-hour marathon song on Halloween--...

    January 12, 2012 3:30 PM ET
  • Artists Celebrate Vinyl Records With Record Store Day Exclusives

    Artists Celebrate Vinyl Records With Record Store Day Exclusives | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Iron and Wine's 'Me and Lazarus (Live)' On a recent evening, Gov't Mule guitarist Warren Haynes sat back and listened to Van Morrison's...

    November 4, 2011 11:00 AM ET
  • How 'Twilight' Film Soundtracks Boost Musicians' Careers

    How 'Twilight' Film Soundtracks Boost Musicians' Careers | ARTICLE

    Christina Perri is a Twi-hard – she even has a Twilight-themed tattoo to prove it. So when the 25-year-old singer found out her swooner of a love song "A Thousand Years" was going to be included on...

    October 12, 2011 2:55 PM ET
  • How Apple Commercials Have Changed Musicians' Careers

    How Apple Commercials Have Changed Musicians' Careers | ARTICLE

    With the iPod and the iTunes store – both of which allowed users to discover and consume music like never before – Steve Jobs and his company gave musicians a simple and direct route to listeners' ears....

    October 7, 2011 11:40 AM ET
  • Mudhoney's Mark Arm on Grunge's Legacy

    Mudhoney's Mark Arm on Grunge's Legacy | ARTICLE

    To Mudhoney frontman Mark Arm, nothing is as preposterous as the notion that he's iconic. "I would be a narcissistic fool to think like that," Arm told Rolling Stone backstage at last weekend's Pearl Jam anniversary festival...

    September 7, 2011 12:35 PM ET
  • Cypress Hill Recruit Tom Morello, Sample CSN on Rocking New LP

    Cypress Hill Recruit Tom Morello, Sample CSN on Rocking New LP | ARTICLE

    It has been six years since Cypress Hill's last album, Til Death Do Us Part, but the breather afforded the West Coast stoner hip-hop troupe time to reel in big-name collaborators for their newest disc. Rise Up,...

    March 26, 2010 11:36 AM ET
  • Travis Barker Carries on Spirit of DJ AM Team-Up With A-Trak

    Travis Barker Carries on Spirit of DJ AM Team-Up With A-Trak | ARTICLE

    Nearly three years ago, Alain Macklovitch, better known as DJ A-Trak, was holed up in a Los Angeles studio rehearsing with his longtime touring partner Kanye West for the hip-hop mogul's Graduation tour. On a break, he...

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM ET
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