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118 items by John Gentile

  • Passion Pit Get Cooking on 'Sleepyhead'

    Passion Pit Get Cooking on 'Sleepyhead' | VIDEO

    Food and music have been intertwined for ages, so it makes sense that on the web series Culinary Beats, famous musicians are paired with famous chefs to learn each others' crafts. The first episode matches Passion Pit...

    December 6, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Robert Pollard on the Future of Guided by Voices

    Robert Pollard on the Future of Guided by Voices | ARTICLE

    It's been an extremely productive year for Guided by Voices frontman Robert Pollard. By year's end, he will have released at least seven albums through his various projects. But the last few months haven't been easy....

    December 5, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • Lee Ranaldo Will Teach You Guitar

    Lee Ranaldo Will Teach You Guitar | VIDEO

    For over 30 years, Lee Ranaldo has been exploring the limits of the guitar's range, both in Sonic Youth and as a solo artist. As shown in this exclusively premiered clip, "Lee Ranaldo Wants to Teach...

    December 5, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Hear Mastodon's Thunderous 'Black Tongue'

    Hear Mastodon's Thunderous 'Black Tongue' | VIDEO

    "Black Tongue," the second video that Rolling Stone is premiering from Mastodon's Live in Brixton release, opens with a massive, twisting riff that seems to keep going lower and lower. Bassist Troy Sanders takes the vocals on...

    December 5, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Jake Owen Discusses His Live Chops

    Jake Owen Discusses His Live Chops | VIDEO

    "What It’s Like Performing Live" finds rising country star Jake Owen in a state of transition, playing shows between the release of his biggest album to date, 2011’s Barefoot Blue Jean Night, and the release of its...

    December 4, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • The Killers Celebrate 'Christmas in L.A.'

    The Killers Celebrate 'Christmas in L.A.' | VIDEO

    Christmas is a time for charity, and the Killers continue their own tradition with "Christmas in L.A." As with their seven previous Christmas singles, the new release is in partnership with (RED), the organization founded by...

    December 2, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Pretty Lights Presents 'A Color Map of the Sun Remixes'

    Pretty Lights Presents 'A Color Map of the Sun Remixes' | ARTICLE

    A Color Map of the Sun, the fourth album from Derek Vincent Smith, was the first Pretty Lights album composed entirely by Smith. The result is a grooving LP anchored by thumping drums and dreamy soundscapes....

    December 2, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Stream Stereosonic Festival for (RED)

    Stream Stereosonic Festival for (RED) | VIDEO

    Dance music is more popular than ever, so for the second year in a row, (RED), the organization co-founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to combat AIDS in Africa, has partnered with the Stereosonic Festival in Sydney,...

    November 29, 2013 10:00 PM ET
  • Joey Bada$$ Rhymes on J Dilla Beat on 'Two Lips' – Song Premiere

    Joey Bada$$ Rhymes on J Dilla Beat on 'Two Lips' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    "You could die in a second," Joey Bada$$ coolly observes on "Two Lips," a track that features a previously unused beat by the influential producer J Dilla, who died in 2006 of a rare blood disorder. Bada$$'s...

    November 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Guided By Voices Join the 'Littlest League Possible' - Song Premiere

    Guided By Voices Join the 'Littlest League Possible' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    "Littlest League Possible," off Guided By Voices' upcoming album Motivational Jumpsuit, is short, vigorous and open to interpretation. An energetic guitar buzzes in the foreground while a violent drum kit builds and Pollard drawls, "Gonna have...

    November 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 30 Seconds to Mars Pare Down 'City of Angels' - Song Premiere

    30 Seconds to Mars Pare Down 'City of Angels' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Thirty Seconds to Mars' "City of Angels," a cut from their current album Love Lust Faith and Dreams, was originally released as a huge anthem. The song built in volume and complexity until singer Jared Leto was...

    November 26, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Raekwon Releases 'Soundboy Kill It'

    Raekwon Releases 'Soundboy Kill It' | ARTICLE

    "Sound Boy Kill It" is Raekwon's love letter to the Jamaican dancehall. A snapping, percussive beat propels the track, while the Wu-Tang Clan mainstay details his club adventures with a hard-hitting but controlled style, coated with...

    November 26, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Muse Get Dramatic on 'Live at Rome Olympic Stadium'

    Muse Get Dramatic on 'Live at Rome Olympic Stadium' | ARTICLE

    Muse's new live album/concert film, Live at Rome Olympic Stadium, was recorded on July 6th of this year and finds the band in highly polished form, yet also demonstrates impressive range. "Resistance," taken from The Resistance,...

    November 25, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Tech N9ne Puts a 'Hiccup' in Evil Plans

    Tech N9ne Puts a 'Hiccup' in Evil Plans | VIDEO

    The video for Tech N9ne's "Hiccup" starts with a would-be robber getting his brains blown out by a quick-thinking shopkeeper. In line with the manic world of Tech N9ne, the video then runs backwards, showing the steps...

    November 25, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Watch Raekwon Learns New Battle Lessons

    Watch Raekwon Learns New Battle Lessons | VIDEO

    While working on his upcoming album Fly International Luxurious Art, Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon brought world fencing champion Miles Chamely-Watson into the studio to discuss battle tactics. In this video documenting the meeting, Raekwon begins by comparing...

    November 25, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • The Olms Strip Down 'Someone Else's Girl'

    The Olms Strip Down 'Someone Else's Girl' | VIDEO

    When the Olms guested on the series One Mic/One Take, they stripped their track "Someone Else's Girl" down to its bare essence. Gone are the drums, piano and other instruments from the original studio recording; the band...

    November 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Tiesto and Friends Remix 'Love & Run'

    Tiesto and Friends Remix 'Love & Run' | ARTICLE

    "Love & Run" (MOTi Remix), the spacious new song from Tiësto, Mark Alston, Baggi Begovic and Jason Taylor, opens with soaring synths and a smashing beat that reform as a driving pulse. Singer Teddy Geiger, known for...

    November 22, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Gogol Bordello Find 'Lost Innocent World'

    Gogol Bordello Find 'Lost Innocent World' | VIDEO

    Gogol Bordello’s "Lost Innocent World, " a track from this year’s Pura Vida Conspiracy, kicks off with quiet intensity. A driving beat, supplemented by eastern European instruments, grows in the background as frontman Eugene Hutz spins...

    November 21, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Roy Orbison, 'Blue Bayou' Live

    Premiere: Roy Orbison, 'Blue Bayou' Live | VIDEO

    This version of "Blue Bayou," taken from a 1986 show in Texas, starts with Roy Orbison effortlessly playing dreamy guitar lines before that voice makes its entrance. Orbison's smooth tenor-baritone is as strong as ever, and then,...

    November 21, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • U2 Play 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' in 1983

    U2 Play 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' in 1983 | VIDEO

    Some 30 years after it took place, the US Festival (with "US" acting as shorthand for "United Us in Song") has become legendary for two reasons. First, the festival, which only lasted for two years, was conceptualized...

    November 19, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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