From the Black Crowes to the Magpie Salute: Rich Robinson Q&A

From the Black Crowes to the Magpie Salute: Rich Robinson Q&A

According to Merriam-Webster, one of the definitions of a “magpie” refers to one who collects indiscriminately. In the case of The Magpie Salute, a new 10-piece outfit drawing together three key members of The Black Crowes—Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien—the groups collects its source material from a myriad of influences to create an expansive […]

Big 40th Anniversary Reissue and ‘Restatement’ of Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’ Coming, Curated by Ziggy Marley

Big 40th Anniversary Reissue and ‘Restatement’ of Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’ Coming, Curated by Ziggy Marley

Reggae legend Bob Marley‘s landmark album, Exodus, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2017, so naturally there’s an elaborate reissue coming to mark the occasion. Curated by Marley’s son, Ziggy Marley, Exodus 40 – The Movement Continues will be available in a variety of formats and feature a dizzying array of material. Due in June, the […]

Top 11 Partying Songs

Top 11 Partying Songs

“I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade – and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party” – Ron White “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” by Wang Chung Singer-guitarist Jack Hues of Wang Chung told K-Earth that the new wave band’s name derives from the Chinese […]

Carlos Santana – The Interview

Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III, the members of the legendary San Francisco outfit proved time and time again how the perfect musical alchemy could create a wondrous tapestry of timeless, […]

Watch: Eddie Vedder and Beyonce Perform ‘Redemption Song’ at Global Citizen Festival 2015

Watch: Eddie Vedder and Beyonce Perform ‘Redemption Song’ at Global Citizen Festival 2015

This past weekend, Pearl Jam took part in the Global Citizen Festival in New York City alongside Coldplay, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran. During the festivities, PJ’s Eddie Vedder shared the stage with Beyonce for a stripped-down cover of Bob Marley‘s classic Redemption Song. Here’s official video from the webcast: And here’s the day’s preserved YouTube […]

North American David Bowie Landmarks (Photo Essay)

North American David Bowie Landmarks (Photo Essay)

In the Footsteps of the Diamond Dog As the popular exhibit entitled “David Bowie Is” continues to captivate fans around the world, this month we thought we would take a look at 10 notable landmarks that David Bowie touched in America. Starting with his very first concert here and covering some video sites, recording studios […]