Happy Life! An Interview With Renowned Music-Art Illustrator Mike DuBois

Happy Life! An Interview With Renowned Music-Art Illustrator Mike DuBois

WOODSTOCK, NEW YORK – Often described as a visionary in the artistry of “music and concert posters,” the vast artworks of Mike DuBois are widely known throughout the music-art community and beyond. As a poster illustrator, painter, fantasy artist and tie-dyed t-shirt producer, Mike has created an unmistakable style and built a unique brand, having […]

‘Historically Significant’ 1968 Live Recordings from Neil Young, Joni Mitchell Discovered

‘Historically Significant’ 1968 Live Recordings from Neil Young, Joni Mitchell Discovered

The era of the 1960s was monumentally influential for music — both in terms of where it was at the time, and where it’d go years later. The Michigan History Project recently acquired some live recordings of legendary acts including Neil Young and Joni Mitchell from 1968, and are looking to release these ‘historically significant’ […]

Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces 2018 Lineup; Neil Young, Jack White, Kings of Leon, Robert Plant and More

Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces 2018 Lineup; Neil Young, Jack White, Kings of Leon, Robert Plant and More

After a successful and eclectic inaugural run in June 2017, the Arroyo Seco Weekend will return for its second installment on June 23-24 in Pasadena, California. Once again, the festival will feature a variety of acts from up and down the indie/rock realm spread over two days and nights. Saturday 6/23: Neil Young + Promise […]

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Chelsea Williams knows how to work a crowd. Williams honed her craft as a singer-songwriter busking around Los Angeles for the past decade, a regular at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade. Playing acoustic guitar, Williams performs a mix of Americana and indie-folk tunes as she competes with breakdancers, drummers, magicians and clowns for attention – […]

New Music Friday: Stream ‘Hitchhiker,’ Neil Young’s Unreleased 1976 Album That’s No Longer Unreleased

New Music Friday: Stream ‘Hitchhiker,’ Neil Young’s Unreleased 1976 Album That’s No Longer Unreleased

In 1976, Neil Young laid down some tracks at a studio in Malibu, California that would go on to appear on his later albums in different forms — but until today, these original recordings hadn’t seen the light of day officially. Called Hitchhiker, the album finds Young at his most vulnerable — using only his […]

The Wonders of Vinyl, Guitar Solos and ‘The Simpsons’: Q&A with Matthew Sweet 

The Wonders of Vinyl, Guitar Solos and ‘The Simpsons’: Q&A with Matthew Sweet 

Modern technology, a major relocation and personal loss all influenced Tomorrow Forever, Matthew Sweet’s first studio album in nearly six years. Among the veteran rock musician and Nebraska native’s strongest solo efforts to date, it features guest appearances from Rod Argent (The Zombies), Gary Louris (Jayhawks), Debbi Peterson (The Bangles), Ric Menck and Paul Chastain […]

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 […]

Watch Neil Young and Promise of the Real’s New ‘Children of Destiny’ Video, Released Just in Time for Independence Day

Watch Neil Young and Promise of the Real’s New ‘Children of Destiny’ Video, Released Just in Time for Independence Day

On Friday, Neil Young and Promise of the Real premiered a new music video for a song called “Children of Destiny,” and the timing of its release was no random thing. As you’ll see in the clip below, “Children of Destiny” is heavy on patriotic imagery, featuring many American flags and people out celebrating as […]

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