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118 items by John Gentile

  • John Butler Tries 'Livin' in the City'

    John Butler Tries 'Livin' in the City' | VIDEO

    The video for John Butler Trio's "Livin' in the City," recorded while the Aussie roots-rockers were finishing their upcoming Flesh & Blood album, reveals one of the secrets of how the group – which have...

    January 7, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • Vampire Weekend Make Timeless Love on 'Con te Partiro' - Premiere

    Vampire Weekend Make Timeless Love on 'Con te Partiro' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    2013 was the year of Vampire Weekend. Their third LP, Modern Vampires of the City, debuted at Number One on Billboard, got rave reviews, and was named the album of the year by Rolling Stone....

    January 7, 2014 7:00 AM ET
  • Kaiser Chiefs Celebrate Brotherhood on 'Bows and Arrows' - Premiere

    Kaiser Chiefs Celebrate Brotherhood on 'Bows and Arrows' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    On Kaiser Chiefs' "Bows and Arrows" – off their upcoming record Education, Education, Education and War – the Leeds indie-rockers put their new drummer, Vijay Mistry, in the spotlight. Mistry replaces founding member Nick Hodgson, who...

    January 3, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Manchester Orchestra Members Take Solo Turns for Charity

    Manchester Orchestra Members Take Solo Turns for Charity | ARTICLE

    The members of the Atlanta indie-rock band Manchester Orchestra strip their music down to sparse, acoustic ballads on the upcoming LP Fadeaway Records 10: Friends. The compilation, which is Fadeaway Records' first release in over 10 years,...

    January 3, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Taking Back Sunday Singer's Solo Debut

    Taking Back Sunday Singer's Solo Debut | VIDEO

    For the past 10 years, Adam Lazzara has fronted Taking Back Sunday, rising from the hardcore punk scene to the national rock stage through the band's combination of pop-punk, modern rock and straight-up pop. But on his...

    December 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Jack Johnson Charms on 'Shot Reverse Shot'

    Jack Johnson Charms on 'Shot Reverse Shot' | VIDEO

    Chill rocker Jack Johnson dusts off his video directing skills on "Shot Reverse Shot." In the early days of his career, the Hawaii-born musician directed two surf films, 2000's Thicker Than Water and 2002's The September Sessions....

    December 23, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Ane Brun Strips Down Beyonce's 'Halo'

    Ane Brun Strips Down Beyonce's 'Halo' | VIDEO

    Ane Brun's cover of Beyoncé's "Halo" burns the power ballad down to its essence. Brun, who hails from Norway, has spent her career merging classical singing with Seventies AM pop – and on "Halo," off her Rarities...

    December 23, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Mike Will Made It Remixes Future With Diddy, Schoolboy Q – Premiere

    Mike Will Made It Remixes Future With Diddy, Schoolboy Q – Premiere | ARTICLE

    Producer Mike WiLL Made-It went from big to huge in a few short years. He started his career with eccentric MC Gucci Mane and then quickly worked his way up the latter, producing beats for Rick Ross,...

    December 20, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Cashmere Cat Goes Spartan on 'With Me'

    Cashmere Cat Goes Spartan on 'With Me' | VIDEO

    Cashmere Cat, the Norwegian DJ born as Magnus August Høiberg, turned heads in 2012 by releasing a series of remixes, including new versions of Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem" and 2 Chainz and Drake's "No Lie." The...

    December 19, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Avicii Takes the Floor on 'You Make Me' Remix - Song Premiere

    Avicii Takes the Floor on 'You Make Me' Remix - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    In a little more than three years, Sweden's Avicii has become one of the biggest names in dance music. Even though the producer/DJ has released dozens of songs over the past few years, it wasn't until September...

    December 19, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Black Angels Reinvent 'Guns'

    Premiere: Black Angels Reinvent 'Guns' | VIDEO

    Earlier this year, Texas psych-rockers the Black Angels stopped by the Moog Sound Lab in Asheville, North Carolina, where the band got to pick from hundres of analog and electric instruments to test out on a version...

    December 19, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Hot Since 82 Turns Sinister on 'Shadows'

    Hot Since 82 Turns Sinister on 'Shadows' | VIDEO

    Hot Since 82, a/k/a British DJ-producer Daley Padley, is going dark. . . really dark. Padley got his start by DJing 12-hour sets in his hometown of Barnsley, South Yorkshire before graduating to a residency in the...

    December 17, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • James Vincent McMorrow's 'Red Dust'

    James Vincent McMorrow's 'Red Dust' | VIDEO

    The video for James Vincent McMorrow's "Red Dust," taken from the Irish songwriter's upcoming second album, Post Tropical, is ambiguous and at times unsettling – just like the song. The clip starts with a young girl walking...

    December 16, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • London Grammar Find Their Way in 'Everywhere You Go' - Premiere

    London Grammar Find Their Way in 'Everywhere You Go' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    London Grammar's "Everywhere You Go" unveils a previously unseen side of the British trio, who formed in a university residence hall and released their debut LP, If You Wait, earlier this year. The album – which featured...

    December 16, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Hear Kenny Chesney's 'Spread the Love'

    Hear Kenny Chesney's 'Spread the Love' | VIDEO

    "Spread the Love" finds country super-star Kenny Chesney coming together with the legendary Wailers for a noble purpose. Chesney's proceeds from the sale of the song go directly to the Spread the Love Fund, dedicated to providing...

    December 13, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Junip Take Fanciful Journey in 'Far Away'

    Junip Take Fanciful Journey in 'Far Away' | ARTICLE

    James Thurber's short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, followed a hapless daydreamer who drifted from fantasy to fantasy. So, it's fitting that for the upcoming movie adaption, which stars Ben Stiller, the filmmakers brought...

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Red Fang Premiere 'Blood Like Cream'

    Red Fang Premiere 'Blood Like Cream' | VIDEO

    The video for "Blood Like Cream," off Red Fang's third LP, Whales and Leeches, begins with Portlandia's Fred Armisen running into the band's local bar and frantically explaining that zombies are on the attack. The band themselves...

    December 12, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Juliette Evades an Attack on 'Nashville'

    Juliette Evades an Attack on 'Nashville' | VIDEO

    Last week on Nashville, in advance of tomorrow's mid-season finale, viewers were promised a shocker with guarenteed explosivity. Now, with this week's installment just over 12 hours away, Rolling Stone is offering an exclusive sneak peak...

    December 10, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Amos Lee Covers 'Christmas in Prison'

    Amos Lee Covers 'Christmas in Prison' | VIDEO

    Prison is not a fun place to be, and at Christmastime, it’s doubly bad. Amos Lee details the harshness of that situation on his take on the John Prine classic "Christmas in Prison." The Best Rock...

    December 10, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Mastodon's 'Curl of the Burl' Live

    Mastodon's 'Curl of the Burl' Live | VIDEO

    "Curl of the Burl," the third song that Rolling Stone is premiering from Mastodon's new release Live at Brixton, acts as a band showcase. While the other two clips, "Dry Bone Valley" and "Black Tongue,"...

    December 9, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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