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  • Watch Skrillex Teach Ron Howard How to DJ

    Watch Skrillex Teach Ron Howard How to DJ | VIDEO

    Over the past two years, Jay Z's Made in America festival has brought together diverse lineups including Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Haim and Skrillex. But what happens when these artists actually get a chance to mingle backstage? In...

    July 22, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Basement Jaxx Invent a 'Twerkbot 1.0' in 'Never Say Never' Video

    Basement Jaxx Invent a 'Twerkbot 1.0' in 'Never Say Never' Video | ARTICLE

    Basement Jaxx's latest music video for their recent single "Never Say Never" opens on scientists working in an E.T.-like closed environment. Speaking in Japanese, the first says, "Without dance there is no love. Without love there is...

    July 21, 2014 2:25 PM ET
  • Emily's Army Explore Both Sides of a Breakup in 'Ammonia and Bleach'

    Emily's Army Explore Both Sides of a Breakup in 'Ammonia and Bleach' | ARTICLE

    When Emily's Army first arrived in 2011, the teen punks were just old enough to have a taste for the agony and ecstasy of relationships. A few years older and wiser, the Oakland trio are returning with...

    July 21, 2014 1:15 PM ET
  • Hear Eric Clapton Cover JJ Cale's 'Cajun Moon' - Premiere

    Hear Eric Clapton Cover JJ Cale's 'Cajun Moon' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    On July 29th, Eric Clapton is releasing The Breeze, an LP of songs originally recorded by recently deceased southern guitar hero JJ Cale. Although the former Cream guitarist scored Seventies solo hits with covers of Cale's "Cocaine"...

    July 21, 2014 10:35 AM ET
  • See Conor Oberst's Sentimental 'You Are Your Mother's Child' Video

    See Conor Oberst's Sentimental 'You Are Your Mother's Child' Video | ARTICLE

    For Conor Oberst's previous music video, "Zigzagging Toward the Light," the Bright Eyes singer-songwriter cast himself in an oblique dystopian short about – it seemed – life in a future dominated by surveillance. His new...

    July 18, 2014 10:30 AM ET
  • Watch the New Pornographers' Single-Take 'War on the East Coast' Video

    Watch the New Pornographers' Single-Take 'War on the East Coast' Video | ARTICLE

    Last month, the New Pornographers announced their forthcoming LP, Brill Bruisers, with interactive art that let fans draw over the band name while the title track plays in the background. Here, listen to another track off...

    July 16, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Hear the Jerry Garcia Band Play 'Mission in the Rain' Live - Premiere

    Hear the Jerry Garcia Band Play 'Mission in the Rain' Live - Premiere | ARTICLE

    The Jerry Garcia Band opened March of 1978 in Berkeley, but from there they moved east, playing cities as large as Boston and Philadelphia and suburbs as small as Commack, New York, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island. On...

    July 15, 2014 11:45 AM ET
  • Mandatory Fun

    Mandatory Fun | ALBUM REVIEW

    When we talk about timeless artists, the ones who truly cross generations, how come no one mentions Weird Al? Where his 1983 debut spoofed then hot singles like "Mickey,"...

    July 15, 2014 10:10 AM ET
  • Steve Angello Premieres 'Wasted Love,' Talks EDM's Evolution

    Steve Angello Premieres 'Wasted Love,' Talks EDM's Evolution | ARTICLE

    With Swedish House Mafia, Steve Angello proved that dance music could sell out American arenas. Since the trio parted ways, he's been headlining the biggest festivals in the world. Now, at age 31, he's ready to release...

    July 14, 2014 3:00 PM ET
  • Hear Elvis' Unreleased 'Just Can't Help Believin'' Live From Vegas

    Hear Elvis' Unreleased 'Just Can't Help Believin'' Live From Vegas | ARTICLE

    Officially "back," Elvis Presley spent the summer of 1969 and February of 1970 in Las Vegas, playing well over 50 shows at the International Hotel. On July 14th, 1970 – 34 years ago today – he went...

    July 14, 2014 8:40 AM ET
  • From Corner Delis to Yankee Stadium: Romeo Santos' Historic Bronx Gig

    From Corner Delis to Yankee Stadium: Romeo Santos' Historic Bronx Gig | ARTICLE

    When Aventura closed their run as the biggest band in bachata with four shows at Madison Square Garden, it seemed as though the genre couldn't get any bigger. Now, four years later, former frontman Romeo Santos is...

    July 11, 2014 2:10 PM ET
  • Watch PJ Harvey's Spellbinding 2011 Royal Albert Hall Debut

    Watch PJ Harvey's Spellbinding 2011 Royal Albert Hall Debut | ARTICLE

    In October 2011, touring behind the then-recent Let England Shake, PJ Harvey played her first two shows at London's Royal Albert Hall, selling out the historic theater on both the 30th and 31st. Here, you can...

    July 10, 2014 1:30 PM ET
  • Watch Devo Play a Gritty 'Paranoia'

    Watch Devo Play a Gritty 'Paranoia' | VIDEO

    Shortly after Devo finish a brief "Hardcore Tour" in which they've been playing rough, experimental tunes they made before signing to Warner Bros., MVD Entertainment will release the archival The Men Who Make the Music, a DVD...

    July 9, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • Bodega Bamz and Martinez Brothers Team Up on New Mixtape - Premiere

    Bodega Bamz and Martinez Brothers Team Up on New Mixtape - Premiere | ARTICLE

    When Bodega Bamz and the Martinez Brothers were introduced through a mutual friend, the New York artists only planned on working together for a couple tracks. "We showed him a batch of beats and hopefully we were...

    July 8, 2014 12:35 PM ET
  • Watch Nick Cave Bring 'Goth Explosiveness' to L.A.'s Fonda Theater

    Watch Nick Cave Bring 'Goth Explosiveness' to L.A.'s Fonda Theater | ARTICLE

    Last February, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds traveled to L.A.'s Fonda Theater, bringing along two back-up singers, a string section and the Silver Lake Music Conservatory children's choir to help celebrate the release of their then-new...

    July 3, 2014 11:30 AM ET
  • Hear Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires Strip Down 'Born in the U.S.A.'

    Hear Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires Strip Down 'Born in the U.S.A.' | ARTICLE

    Three decades after the record's original release, a group of country and country-influenced artists are reimagining Born in the U.S.A., covering its 12 songs with a reduced approach more influenced by that of the acoustic Nebraska, Springsteen's...

    July 2, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Hear the Gaslight Anthem's Dramatic Single 'Get Hurt' - Premiere

    Hear the Gaslight Anthem's Dramatic Single 'Get Hurt' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Not long after 2010's Handwritten reached the Top Five in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the studio intent on progressing, attempting to shake up their now successful sound. The resulting album, Get...

    July 2, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Hear Nile Rodgers' New Summer Jam 'Do What You Wanna Do' - Premiere

    Hear Nile Rodgers' New Summer Jam 'Do What You Wanna Do' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Over 30 years after writing hits like "Good Times" and "Le Freak," Nile Rodgers has once again become one of dance music's hottest names: In the last year and a half, the former Chic guitarist has worked...

    July 1, 2014 12:20 PM ET
  • Hear Rusko Leave Dubstep Behind With 'Sunshower' - Premiere

    Hear Rusko Leave Dubstep Behind With 'Sunshower' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    At the beginning of decade, Rusko was pushing dubstep toward pop, bringing the genre's deep, gritty low end to stars like Britney Spears and solo releases like O.M.G.!. Nearly five years later, a new EP, out...

    July 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Watch Puss N Boots Cover Johnny Cash

    Watch Puss N Boots Cover Johnny Cash | VIDEO

    Rodney Crowell originally wrote "Bull Rider," a track about the sort of reckless character named in the title, for Johnny Cash's 1979 album Silver. Last year, however, he resurrected it for Old Yellow Moon, a collection...

    June 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET
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