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Jack Johnson (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Jack Johnson Reunites With Ben Harper For ‘Change’

“He sang the harmony of the song and played some Weissenborn slide guitar. That was really neat, to think that we’ve known each other for almost 15 years now.”

08/22/2013

Josh Homme (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

QOTSA’s Josh Homme On The Tour Grind, Eagles Of Death Metal & Listening To More Than Punk

Josh Homme talks about keeping QOTSA setlists fresh, liking Grimes and why Eagles of Death Metal fans should be on watch.

08/19/2013

The Lonely Island

Thanks To The Lonely Island Wack Is Back

The Wack Album, released today, features cameos from big name mainstream stars like Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, and Adam Levine, but also songs with topics too scandalous for radio like “3-Way (The Golden Rule),” “Spring Break Anthem,” and “I F***ed Me Aunt.”

06/07/2013

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Johnny Marr Planning Memoir, Playing Santa Barbara With New Order

Legendary Smiths guitarist and winner of NME’s Godlike Genius Award, Johnny Marr has been appeasing the press circus with interviews about everything from being a teenage boy to Morrissey’s provocative life choices to his new […]

04/16/2013

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Jim Morrison Of The Doors: “What’s Wrong With Being Fat?”

Controversial lead singer Jim Morrison of The Doors might be best known for his moody voice and bare-chested “heroin chic” rock star vibes but judging from a 60s/70s era interview with Village Voice writer Howard […]

04/03/2013

Eli Young Band

Behind The Song: The Eli Young Band ‘Even If It Breaks Your Heart’

The year 2012 proved to be a good one for the Eli Young Band. The group of Texas musicians spent 12 years touring and recording before “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” hit Number One that July. […]

02/06/2013

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The Black Keys’ Notes On Success: ‘Never Feel Like You’re Entitled To It’

Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in […]

01/21/2013

Taylor Swift

Behind The Song: Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

From country ballads to frenzied dubstep and vibrant dance-pop concoctions, Taylor Swift’s latest album Red is a variety pack of emotion and energy. Yet one thing that binds so many of her songs together is their undeniable catchiness. She […]

01/16/2013

"The Next Day" album cover reimagines Bowie's "Heroes." (Provided photo)

Inside David Bowie’s New Album ‘The Next Day’

Last week’s big Bowie news of a new album continues to unfold, as his producer Tony Visconti steps in and does a few interviews in David Bowie‘s place. We learn, among other things, that Bowie’s […]

01/14/2013

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Carly Rae Jepsen On Writing A Song Of The Year

The Canadian singer gets a pair of nominations, including one in one of the GRAMMY awards’ most prestigious categories.

12/18/2012

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