Former Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has opened up about his new album, missing his old band and the reaction to his divorce from bassist Kim Gordon.
"A lot of that existed in the virtual world, but on the street, not so much," he told the Wall Street Journal of those who criticized his role in his marriage.......more
British boy-band singer Harry Styles can check "inspiring a work of literature" off his bucket list: the One Directioner star has allowed a 25-year-old writer to go from fan fiction scribe to six-figure published author.
Styles stars as a barely-disguised version of himself in 25-year-old novelist Anna Todd’s debut erotic novel, After,......more
"The less I have to worry about, the more time I got for smiling," Kristian Bush sings in his favorite verse of "Trailer Hitch." The song, which touts the happiness earned from giving away material possessions, is the male half of Sugarland's first official solo single. Its unconventional video, released this......more
The folks at Bloodshot Records have been straddling the narrow line between roots music and punk rock for two decades, armed with a roster of artists who blend twang, Telecasters and tube amps into some of the most potent alt-country around. The label turns 20 this year, and to celebrate......more
Corinne Bailey Rae's silky croon is the perfect vehicle for "Bluebird," the jazzy Paul McCartney & Wings classic from 1973's Band on the Run. Rae's laid-back cover was recorded for the upcoming tribute LP The Art of McCartney, which features an eclectic group of singers interpreting staples from the former Beatle's songbook. "Bluebird," available......more
Kate Bush recently wrapped up a string of 22 sold-out concerts at London's Hammersmith Apollo, her first proper live shows in 35 years. The concerts were so "spectacular" that eight of Bush's albums jumped back into the Top 50 of the British album charts as a new audience discovered her music. Following the final......more
The smooth jazz stylings of Kenny G are immensely popular in China thanks to the saxophonist's song "Going Home" becoming the nation's unofficial anthem to the end of the workday. However, after wrapping up a brief tour in the Asian nation, the musician visited Hong Kong and spent time with the......more
For Grammy-winning Christian rocker Mac Powell, country music wasn't just a creative itch that needed scratching.
"Two years ago, I made my first [country] record and a lot of people thought, 'He's got it out of his system now,'" Powell tells Rolling Stone Country, "but all that did was make me......more