Tag Archives: Music

Lily Allen recounts sexual assault by music industry executive in her new memoir

Lily Allen has given a revealing, far-ranging interview to the Guardian Weekend in advance of her new memoir, My Thoughts Exactly, which alleges a instance of sexual assault by an unnamed music industry executive. Though the pop singer wanted to name him in her memoir, the publisher’s lawyers advised her against it. Still, she asserts that the music

Cake covers Roger Miller’s “Reincarnation”, their first new piece of music in seven years: Stream

Cake, the ’90s hitmakers whose deep cuts are far better than anything you’ve heard on the radio, haven’t released a proper album since 2011’s Showroom of Compassion. They’ve been playing some new songs live—here’s one called “Sinking Ship”—but as we wait for those to pop up beyond YouTube, the band has emerged with a cover

David Crosby Calls ABBA's Music 'Dog Poop'

David Crosby sure isn’t laying all his love on ABBA these days. In a series of recent tweets, the veteran singer-songwriter repeatedly referred to the Swedish pop group as “dog poop.” It began innocently enough, when a fan inquired about the best band he’s ever seen perform. The Byrds and Crosby, Stills and Nash alum responded by

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler on “Disco Town Halls” and Affecting Change Through Music

Kyle Meredith With… Arcade Fire Listen and subscribe via iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | YouTube | RSS Arcade Fire’s Will Butler speaks with Kyle Meredith about “the disco town halls” he’s been hosting during the band’s latest North American tour. Butler, who recently earned a mid-career masters degree in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School, views the events as an opportunity to

August 2018 New Music Releases

August’s key new music releases include a pair of Alices, some former Black Crowes and a slew of cool reissues. Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien have formed a new group called the Magpie Salute. Their upcoming album High Water I includes music dating back to their time together in the Black Crowes. Alice

How Rock Music Shaped 'Bad Boy' Chef Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain — author, travel program host and onetime chef — was found dead in a hotel room in France of an apparent suicide by hanging. The man the Smithsonian Institution called “the original rock star” of the culinary world and “the Elvis of bad boy chefs” was 61 years old. Bourdain’s connections to music

Live Review: Arctic Monkeys Check into Brooklyn Steel with New Music (5/9)

Setting the Stage: It took Arctic Monkeys seven years and five albums to really break through in America. “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” off their Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not debut was a world-wide hit, but subsequent albums failed to catch on as well as they did across