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  • Video: The Eli Young Band On Their New Album

    March 5, 2014 10:25 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    The Eli Young Band have seen a lot of things happen since meeting each other in college some time ago: Number one hits, major label deals, career-defining album releases, marriage, fatherhood. Still, the main thing that matters is that they've hung in there all this time...together. "We’re the same four dudes," singer Mike Eli asserts. "We’re just living different; we’re in different places in our lives." Guitarist James Young agrees, explaining that the journey the b...  | More »

  • The Cat In The Hat Comes Back!

    March 4, 2014 11:45 AM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    Pharrell Williams: G I R L (Columbia) Few would deny that the most fascinating album release of the week comes courtesy not just of the talented Pharrell Williams, but via his extraordinary hat, which in the scheme of things—the world at war, recent American cultural ceremonies honoring the best of music and film, hot TV shows like True Detective—could not be more profoundly relevant. Plus, like his hat, were you to buy this album in its vinyl configuration, place it between two s...  | More »

  • From Chopin to Metallica: All the World Is Lang Lang’s Stage

    March 3, 2014 10:35 AM ET | Yahoo Maximum Performance
     |  Dave DiMartino

    While the Y! Music studios have hosted musical performances of nearly every shape, size and genre, it has to be said that the recent visit from world-renowned concert pianist Lang Lang was unprecedented. The 31-year-old Chinese pianist was in town for his memorable—and quite unexpected—live collaboration with Metallica on the recent 56th Grammy Awards Show in late January. In our studio two days prior to that broadcast, the pianist graciously gave all of us a preview of what he&...  | More »

  • See It First: Terry McDermott Steps It Up With “Hi Steppin”

    February 28, 2014 12:19 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    "The Voice" Season 6 premieres this week on NBC. But let's go back in time, not long ago, to arguably the best installment of the series, Season 3, which was largely dominated by the large lungs of rockin' Scotsman Terry McDermott, who made it all the way to the finale. [Related: Terry McDermott Performs Live at Yahoo Music] Post-"Voice," Terry has kept on rockin' with his band the Bonfires, via the epic power ballads "Pictures" and "Lose This Feeling." But with his propulsiv...  | More »

  • This Is ScHoolboy Q's Brain on Drugs: 'Prescription/Oxymoron'

    February 27, 2014 11:33 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Hopefully, ScHoolboy Q will create a short for his 7-minute, two-part song "Prescription/Oxymoron." The vivid storytelling describes his character's love affair with medications.In the first verse from the song on his Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope album "Oxymoron" out Tuesday, ScHoolboy rattles off a list of prescription drugs of choice – Percocet, Adderall, Xanax and Codeine – before describing the enabling effects.ScHoolboy talks being disoriented, stressed and restle...  | More »

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