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  • Hear Robin Gibb's Solo Take on Bee Gees' 'I Am the World' - Premiere

    Hear Robin Gibb's Solo Take on Bee Gees' 'I Am the World' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Between 2006 and 2008, a few years before cancer took his life in May 2012, Robin Gibb returned to the studio to record what would have been a largely autobiographical final LP. Now, Gibb's wife Dwina...

    July 30, 2014 11:45 AM ET
  • Timbaland on New Missy Elliott Album: 'We Got the Bullet in the Gun'

    Timbaland on New Missy Elliott Album: 'We Got the Bullet in the Gun' | ARTICLE

    It's been nearly a decade since Missy Elliott's last solo album, 2005's The Cookbook, but Timbaland says a new one may be on its way. "It's coming," the rapper's longtime producer and songwriting partner tells Rolling...

    July 29, 2014 9:40 AM ET
  • Hear Simian Mobile Disco's New Techno Single 'Dervish' - Premiere

    Hear Simian Mobile Disco's New Techno Single 'Dervish' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Simian Mobile Disco recorded their last album, 2012's Unpatterns, through an array of devices, but for the forthcoming Whorl, the London duo limited themselves to a pair of modular synths, a sequencer and a mixing deck.

    July 29, 2014 8:50 AM ET
  • Ariana Grande Teams With Nicki Minaj, Jessie J for 'Bang Bang' Remix

    Ariana Grande Teams With Nicki Minaj, Jessie J for 'Bang Bang' Remix | ARTICLE

    A little over halfway into 2014, Ariana Grande already has two big hits: Her My Everything lead single "Problem" rose all the way to Number Two on the Hot 100, then the Zedd-featuring follow-up "Break Free" peaked at...

    July 28, 2014 5:50 PM ET
  • Timbaland Talks New Solo Album 'Opera Noir': 'This Is My Purple Rain'

    Timbaland Talks New Solo Album 'Opera Noir': 'This Is My Purple Rain' | ARTICLE

    At the turn of the decade, it seemed as though Timbaland — the producer behind many of the biggest beats of the previous 15 years — had finally quieted down. Now, at age 42, he's back on top:...

    July 28, 2014 2:45 PM ET
  • "Trainwreck 1979"

    "Trainwreck 1979" | SONG REVIEW

    The Toronto dance-punk duo's comeback single opens with a riff so bracing you'll wonder how we made it through 10 years without a new LP from them. Nearly four minutes later, the song hasn't gone anywhere –...

    July 24, 2014 2:35 PM ET
  • 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

    UPDATE: iTunes is now streaming Clapton's album on First Play. 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...

    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
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