194 items by John D. Luerssen

  • The Smashing Pumpkins, 'Bullet' Live

    The Smashing Pumpkins, 'Bullet' Live | VIDEO

    Fans of the Smashing Pumpkins' first incarnation will be taken with this stellar live rendition of their classic single "Bullet With Butterfly Wings." Lifted from a performance at Malsaucy Lake in Belford, France back on...

    July 26, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Thenewno2 Cut Through 'Live a Lie' Live

    Thenewno2 Cut Through 'Live a Lie' Live | VIDEO

    Dhani Harrison's band Thenewno2 revisited a track from their 2011 release EP002 in this recent installment of Guitar Center Sessions, which airs tonight on DirecTV and you can preview here exclusively. Hot on the...

    July 26, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Artist to Watch: Bombino

    Artist to Watch: Bombino | VIDEO

    Electrifying guitarist Bombino traveled from Agadez, Niger as a member of the nomadic Tuareg people to Dan Auerbach's Nashville studio last year, where the musician crafted his hypnotic new album, Nomad, with help from the Black Keys'...

    July 25, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Band to Watch: CHVRCHES

    Band to Watch: CHVRCHES | VIDEO

    With red lasers and contagious, synth-propelled hooks, Glasgow's CHVRCHES deliver a rousing performance of "The Mother We Share," the first single and video from their forthcoming debut album, The Bones of What You Believe (out September 24th)....

    July 22, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Terrace Martin, Wiz Khalifa '3ChordFold'

    Terrace Martin, Wiz Khalifa '3ChordFold' | VIDEO

    With the shared goals of making good music and spreading the word of love, hip-hop producer/musician Terrace Martin and rapper Wiz Khalifa came together to work on a track for 3Chordfold, the former's all-star album which drops...

    July 22, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  •  Artist to Watch: Thundercat

    Artist to Watch: Thundercat | VIDEO

    Untamed Los Angeles musician Thundercat has played bass with everyone from Erykah Badu and Suicidal Tendencies to current collaborator Flying Lotus. This certainly helps to clarify how the unique fusion of pop, soul, EDM, funk and prog-rock...

    July 19, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • Earth, Wind and Fire Rehearse 'My Promise'

    Earth, Wind and Fire Rehearse 'My Promise' | VIDEO

    Veteran funk/soul collective Earth, Wind and Fire return with "My Promise," their first new single in eight years. Culled from the group's upcoming studio set, Now, Then & Forever, the uplifting track is accompanied by this...

    July 18, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Joseph Arthur and Jeff Ament Unite

    Joseph Arthur and Jeff Ament Unite | VIDEO

    Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur gets stark accompaniment from Pearl Jam guitarist Jeff Ament in this exclusive clip for "If I Needed You," shot live in the studio in black-and-white. Lifted from the forthcoming charity compilation Sweet Relief...

    July 17, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Paul Kalkbrenner Raves on in 'Der Buhold'

    Paul Kalkbrenner Raves on in 'Der Buhold' | VIDEO

    Techno favorite Paul Kalkbrenner takes us back to the heyday of rave music with the video for "Der Buhold," the latest single from his recent album Guten Tag. Meshing footage from Kalkbrenner's latest European arena tour with...

    July 17, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Rhye Cruise Through 'Open' in the Studio

    Rhye Cruise Through 'Open' in the Studio | VIDEO

    Rhye's soul-pop track "Open" is so soothing and rhythmic, it's no wonder the duo has started to earn comparisons to Sade. Their alluring blend of electronic pop, cocktail jazz and Quiet Storm soul has made their...

    July 16, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Exclusive Footage: 'Springsteen & I' Doc

    Exclusive Footage: 'Springsteen & I' Doc | VIDEO

    On July 22nd Springsteen & I, a documentary created by and for Bruce Springsteen's loyal followers, will be simulcast to cinemas around the globe. In anticipation, Rolling Stone has five minutes of exclusive footage...

    July 11, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • Big Star, 'Nothing Can Hurt Me'

    Big Star, 'Nothing Can Hurt Me' | VIDEO

    Big Star's influence over R.E.M., the Replacements, the Flaming Lips, Pete Yorn and countless others has been well documented. However, the new feature-length documentary Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me goes even deeper, chronicling the impact of...

    July 5, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Iamsu, 'Father God'

    Premiere: Iamsu, 'Father God' | VIDEO

    On the heels of his edgy, breakout track "Mobbin," Iamsu looks inward, giving respect to the Big Man on "Father God." Culled from the mixtape KILT 2, the song’s accompanying video finds the rising Bay Area star...

    July 2, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Kaskade Runs Wild in the 'Atmosphere'

    Kaskade Runs Wild in the 'Atmosphere' | VIDEO

    EDM giant Kaskade is back in a big way with "Atmosphere," the infectious title track of his album that drops in September. The accompanying video for the single finds the Grammy-nominated DJ letting his imagination run wild...

    June 26, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Royal Bangs Battle Ballons in 'Better Run'

    Royal Bangs Battle Ballons in 'Better Run' | VIDEO

    Ahead of Royal Bangs' fourth album Brass – which was produced by the Black Keys' Patrick Carney and is due out on September 17th – the Knoxville, Tennessee, band delivers an inventive clip for its infectious new song "Better Run."...

    June 24, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Ron Asheton Recalls Stooges' First Gig

    Ron Asheton Recalls Stooges' First Gig | VIDEO

    If you've ever wondered what the Stooges' first show on Halloween 1967 was like, you'll find that answer and many others about the Detroit music scene of the late 1960s in a new DVD, Blowing Fuses...

    June 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Clinton Sparks Shows Making of 'Gold Rush'

    Clinton Sparks Shows Making of 'Gold Rush' | VIDEO

    Clinton Sparks joins forces with 2 Chainz and Macklemore on his new single "Gold Rush," an ode to a gold-digging party girl. In this exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the track's forthcoming video – which was shot in...

    June 21, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Gogol Bordello's 'Making of 'Pura Vida'

    Gogol Bordello's 'Making of 'Pura Vida' | VIDEO

    Ahead of the July 23rd release of Gogol Bordello's hotly anticipated sixth album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, the gypsy-punk collective is offering a glimpse at the project's creation. In this exclusive video chronicle of the group's studio time...

    June 20, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Lenka Explores 'Nothing Here But Love'

    Lenka Explores 'Nothing Here But Love' | VIDEO

    Sydney-bred, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Lenka uses her body as a landscape in this innovative video for "Nothing Here But Love." Directed by her husband, visual artist James Gulliver Hancock, the clip for this contagious indie-pop number – taken...

    June 20, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Pokey LaFarge, 'Central Time'

    Premiere: Pokey LaFarge, 'Central Time' | VIDEO

    With the help of Jack White's Third Man Records, Pokey LaFarge brings his St. Louis swing to the masses in this clip for "Central Time." It's the first offering from LaFarge's new album Pokey LaFarge, which boasts his inventive, energetic...

    June 3, 2013 8:00 AM ET