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143 items by Jenny Eliscu

  • Britney Gets Personal on 'Britney Jean': Behind Spears' New LP

    Britney Gets Personal on 'Britney Jean': Behind Spears' New LP | ARTICLE

    In January of this year, Britney Spears found her life and career in transition again: On the same day, she announced that she would not be continuing as a judge on Simon Cowell's X Factor, and...

    November 20, 2013 12:30 PM ET
  • The Real-Life High Times of 'High Maintenance'

    The Real-Life High Times of 'High Maintenance' | ARTICLE

    What if the weed delivery dude was always showing up when you were in the midst of a personal crisis? So it goes in...

    June 10, 2013 6:00 AM ET
  • Ben Hoffman: The Most Anxious Man on TV

    Ben Hoffman: The Most Anxious Man on TV | ARTICLE

    "I don't have stage fright, I have life fright," says comedian Ben Hoffman over coffee in Los Angeles; except he is not drinking coffee today because, he says, "My idiot parents got me an espresso machine for...

    March 14, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Vampire Weekend on Their Adventurous New Album

    Vampire Weekend on Their Adventurous New Album | ARTICLE

    There's a whisper of relief in Ezra Koenig's voice as the singer-guitarist says that Vampire Weekend's third album is almost complete after more than 20 months of writing and recording. "Sometimes we thought maybe we were done,"...

    January 16, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Hot Scene: The Return to Laurel Canyon

    Hot Scene: The Return to Laurel Canyon | ARTICLE

    Dive into Laurel Canyon — click above for a tour of the home of Cali rock by the Entrance Band The winding steps that climb from Laurel Canyon Boulevard to Jonathan Wilson's hillside house might as well be...

    August 28, 2012 3:06 PM ET
  • Paramore's Hayley Williams on Guns, Girl Groups and Great Bands

    Paramore's Hayley Williams on Guns, Girl Groups and Great Bands | ARTICLE

    In RS1047, contributing editor Jenny Eliscu spoke to Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams about lyrical inspiration, Williams' evolving taste ('NSync to New Found Glory) and how to properly soundtrack a make-out session. Here are some outtakes from...

    August 28, 2012 3:06 PM ET
  • Amy Winehouse: 1983 - 2011

    Amy Winehouse: 1983 - 2011 | ARTICLE

    This story is from the August 18th, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone. Sitting in a popular Miami diner with rain pouring down outside, Amy Winehouse and her new husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, had plenty of reasons to celebrate. "Rehab"...

    July 23, 2012 11:50 AM ET
  • Mumford and Sons, Magnetic Zeroes to Play Free Show in Austin

    Mumford and Sons, Magnetic Zeroes to Play Free Show in Austin | ARTICLE

    Nearly a year after embarking on a unique week-long tour via railroad from San Francisco to New Orleans, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Mumford and Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show will celebrate the premiere screening...

    March 7, 2012 2:55 PM ET
  • Leslie Feist's California Dream

    Leslie Feist's California Dream | ARTICLE

    Wrapped in a hotel bathrobe and sipping red wine, Leslie Feist brandishes a tiger finger puppet and makes it say, "Hi, I am...

    October 13, 2011 2:55 PM ET
  • Amy Winehouse's Death: A Troubled Star Gone Too Soon

    Amy Winehouse's Death: A Troubled Star Gone Too Soon | ARTICLE

    Amy Winehouse, the Grammy-winning British retro-soul singer whose remarkable musical achievements were often overshadowed by her tumultuous personal life, was found dead at her home in the Camden section of London on July 23rd. Though police were...

    July 24, 2011 7:55 PM ET
  • The Diva and Her Demons: Rolling Stone's 2007 Amy Winehouse Cover Story

    The Diva and Her Demons: Rolling Stone's 2007 Amy Winehouse Cover Story | ARTICLE

    Alongside the world's tallest free-standing tower, one of the world's tiniest pop stars is crouched next to a garbage pail, collecting a pile of eyeliner pencils and mascara tubes between her hands. While Amy Winehouse wanders...

    July 23, 2011 2:36 PM ET
  • Band to Watch: Little Dragon Charms With Dreamy Electro-Pop

    Band to Watch: Little Dragon Charms With Dreamy Electro-Pop | ARTICLE

    Click here to listen to Little Dragon's "Ritual Union" and "Nightlight" Who: Swedish electro-soul foursome led by Japanese-Swedish singer Yukimi Nagano, whose effortlessly slinky R&B...

    June 28, 2011 5:40 PM ET
  • Bakesale (Reissue)

    Bakesale (Reissue) | ALBUM REVIEW

    By the time Sebadoh released their fifth album in 1994, Lou Barlow was a low-fi hero – a man who buried his melodies under...

    June 21, 2011 12:00 AM ET
  • "Paranoid Android"

    "Paranoid Android" | SONG REVIEW

    Weezer don't flex their art-rock muscles often, so it's understandable they'd want to cover Radiohead's gloom anthem. At the end of their note-perfect rendition — recorded as a Web-only lark — someone says,...

    June 13, 2011 7:35 AM ET
  • Arabia Mountain

    Arabia Mountain | ALBUM REVIEW

    You know that mixture of giddiness and dread you get right after you drop acid? On their sixth studio LP, these notoriously hard-partying psych rockers musically approximate the feeling. "Going on a future quest, surf the...

    June 7, 2011 12:15 AM ET
  • Mumford & Sons Take America By Vintage Train

    Mumford & Sons Take America By Vintage Train | ARTICLE

    As the final night of the Railroad Revival Tour drags into the early-morning hours in New Orleans' French Quarter, the music shows no sign...

    May 26, 2011 11:35 AM ET
  • Mumford & Sons Play High-Spirited Show in Marfa, Texas

    Mumford & Sons Play High-Spirited Show in Marfa, Texas | ARTICLE

    The Railroad Revival Tour – a six-date jaunt on a string of vintage Amtrak cars traveling from Oakland, California to New Orleans – pulled into the 2,000-person town of Marfa, Texas on Sunday for an outdoor gig...

    April 26, 2011 11:35 AM ET
  • Britney Spears Pleases Herself: Rolling Stone's 2002 Cover Story

    Britney Spears Pleases Herself: Rolling Stone's 2002 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    Do you mind if I put on my pajamas?" Britney Spears asks, heading toward the bedroom of her suite at Manhattan's Trump Plaza. It's four o'clock in the afternoon, and her plans for the remainder of the...

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM ET
  • Britney Spears Returns: Rolling Stone's 2008 Cover Story

    Britney Spears Returns: Rolling Stone's 2008 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    There's an understanding among those who know Britney well: When she's blond, she's happy. When she's brunette, she's sad. When she's pink, she's crazy. Her hair was back to glowing and golden this fall, when...

    March 22, 2011 12:19 PM ET
  • Britney Spears Breaks Just Like a Little Girl: Rolling Stone's 2001 Cover Story

    Britney Spears Breaks Just Like a Little Girl: Rolling Stone's 2001 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    If there were such a thing as "new-house smell." Britney Spears' Hollywood Hills home would reek of it. At the top of a steep driveway, evidence of recent construction — two-by-fours, bits of concrete —...

    March 21, 2011 5:18 PM ET
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