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118 items by John Gentile

  • Low Cut Connie Turn Up Heat on 'Jump Into the Fire' – Song Premiere

    Low Cut Connie Turn Up Heat on 'Jump Into the Fire' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Low Cut Connie's volatile take on Harry Nilsson's "Jump Into the Fire" opens with a jagged, explosive guitar riff and then immediately gets wilder with the addition of soul-drenched, slamming piano chords. Then, vocalist Adam Weiner...

    November 19, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Jake Bugg's Denmark Concert Streaming Live

    Jake Bugg's Denmark Concert Streaming Live | ARTICLE

    Although Jake Bugg is performing today in Copenhagen, Denmark, his performance at Vega is streaming right here. The singer and songwriter is expected to play songs off his new album, Shangri La, which is available here for...

    November 18, 2013 2:45 PM ET
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' Take on 'I See Through You' - Song Premiere

    'Sons of Anarchy' Take on 'I See Through You' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    “I See Through You (Free Your Mind),” a collaboration between Battleme and Sons of Anarchy house band the Forest Rangers, opens with prairie-style guitar before building into a powerful, country-rock stomp. Halfway through, a far-out psychedelic organ...

    November 18, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Yeezus' Resurrected as Kanye West Resumes Tour in Philadelphia

    'Yeezus' Resurrected as Kanye West Resumes Tour in Philadelphia | ARTICLE

    Kanye West’s Yeezus tour resumed last night in Philadelphia, bouncing back from a series of postponed and canceled dates after stage equipment was damaged in a truck collision. Despite the fact that Philadelphia’s show was...

    November 17, 2013 1:10 PM ET
  • The Black Angels Cop 'A Clockwork Orange'

    The Black Angels Cop 'A Clockwork Orange' | VIDEO

    In the video for the Black Angels' "Black Isn't Black" – off their latest release, Indigo Meadow – director Bret Zausmer drops the viewer straight into the scariest scene of A Clockwork Orange. Nearly the...

    November 15, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • St. Lucia's 'Elevate' Gets Electropop Remix - Song Premiere

    St. Lucia's 'Elevate' Gets Electropop Remix - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Great Good Fine Ok's remix of St. Lucia's "Elevate" strips the song down to its core elements, showing how much of the song is built on classic 1980s synth-pop. The album version on

    November 15, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • See Keith Urban's Shoot for 'We Were Us'

    See Keith Urban's Shoot for 'We Were Us' | VIDEO

    "We Were Us" was a reunion for country superstars Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert; Lambert opened for Urban during his 2006 tour and now, they pair again for a song about two lovers drifting apart. The song...

    November 14, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Midlake Go 'Off Main St.' in Texas

    Midlake Go 'Off Main St.' in Texas | VIDEO

    During episode two of Off Main St., which follows bands around their hometowns, the indie-rockers Midlake call Denton, Texas "a better place to live than visit." They present the town as the kind...

    November 14, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Lee 'Scratch' Perry Is 'Back on the Controls' in Roots Reggae Return

    Lee 'Scratch' Perry Is 'Back on the Controls' in Roots Reggae Return | ARTICLE

    "If I pulled the plug, just like that, then snap!, the entire universe could disappear," famed reggae producer Lee "Scratch" Perry tells Rolling Stone. "But then it would be on my conscience. I was sent here to...

    November 13, 2013 3:50 PM ET
  • Shelby Earl Shoots 'Swift Arrows'

    Shelby Earl Shoots 'Swift Arrows' | VIDEO

    Shelby Earl's "Swift Arrows" video opens with an ominous tone before immediately snapping into a bright doo-wop piano rhythm. Then Earl comes in with a tender voice, detailing the nastiness that happens after a split with a...

    November 13, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Robert Plant Takes a Trip to Mali

    Robert Plant Takes a Trip to Mali | VIDEO

    In 2003, Robert Plant was booked to perform in Mali at the Festival in the Desert, alongside Ali Farka Touré and Tinariwen. "It was a journey of revelation — one of the most illuminating and humbling experiences of my life,"...

    November 11, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • The Rides Tackle Muddy Waters

    The Rides Tackle Muddy Waters | VIDEO

    Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg's new group, the Rides, go pure, electrified Chicago blues on "Honeybee." Taken from the upcoming episode of PBS' Front and Center, the show was filmed at New York's Iridium...

    November 11, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' Cover 'For a Dancer' - Song Premiere

    'Sons of Anarchy' Cover 'For a Dancer' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Katey Sagal's take on Jackson Browne's "For a Dancer" is so delicate, it sounds like it might shatter at any moment. Sagal, who stars as the biker gang matriarch Gemma Teller Morrow on the hit show Sons...

    November 11, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Jim Jarmusch Watches the Thrones

    Jim Jarmusch Watches the Thrones | VIDEO

    As in his movies, Jim Jarmusch leaves a lot of room for audience interpretation on "Etimasia." The track, which is off last year's The Mystery of Heaven LP, finds Jarmusch again teaming up with classical lutenist Jozef...

    November 8, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Deadmau5 Compilation 'We Are Friends Vol. 2' - Album Premiere

    Deadmau5 Compilation 'We Are Friends Vol. 2' - Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    Electronic music icon deadmau5 opens the We Are Friends Vol. 2 compilation with the driving (and hilariously named) new song "Suckfest9001." A pummeling beat drives downward while an industrial buzzing whirls in the background. Like many great...

    November 8, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Julian Casablancas Signs Cerebral Ballzy to Cult Records

    Julian Casablancas Signs Cerebral Ballzy to Cult Records | ARTICLE

    New York punk rockers Cerebral Ballzy have signed to Cult Records, the creative imprint label founded the Strokes' Julian Casablancas. The band plans to release their second LP, Jaded & Faded, on the label in early...

    November 8, 2013 9:20 AM ET
  • Amy Regan Sings Beck for Veterans

    Amy Regan Sings Beck for Veterans | VIDEO

    Amy Regan's "America, Here's My Boy," is an anti-war lamentation performed in a style that has existed since war itself. Taken from her new EP, Amy Regan Sings Selections from the Beck Hansen Song Reader, the song...

    November 8, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Slayer Forge On After Jeff Hanneman's Death

    Slayer Forge On After Jeff Hanneman's Death | ARTICLE

    When faced with mortality, Slayer didn't regroup so much as charge forward. In May of this year, guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who wrote the music for dozens of thrash classics including "Angel of Death" and "South of...

    November 7, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Delta Rae Are Heroic Cowboys in 'Chasing Twisters' - Song Premiere

    Delta Rae Are Heroic Cowboys in 'Chasing Twisters' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Delta Rae, the rising Americana sextet who turned heads at Bonnaroo this summer, open their new single, "Chasing Twisters," with what sounds like an Ennio Morricone sample. Drums rumble like hooves on the plains while a distant...

    November 7, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Ladytron's Radical 'Gravity the Seducer Remixed' - Album Sampler

    Ladytron's Radical 'Gravity the Seducer Remixed' - Album Sampler | ARTICLE

    Electronic pop forerunners Ladytron have enlisted other artists to significantly rework their last album on the Record Store Day exclusive Gravity the Seducer Remixed. The vinyl-only album features all 12 original tracks morphed to the vision of...

    November 6, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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