Federal Prism, the label run by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, will be selling a number of exclusive and limited-edition records from artists like Thelonious Monk, Johnny Cash, Chuck Inglish and the Julie Ruin through an online pop-up shop, running on PledgeMusic for the next 60 days.
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On March 3rd, Asleep at the Wheel will release their third tribute to Bob Wills, the revered "King of Western Swing." But they aren't going it alone: The big band and its leader Ray Benson recruited a crop of guest stars, from veterans Willie Nelson and George Strait to contemporary......more
Much like Stagecoach following Coachella at the same California venue, the East Coast is getting a huge country music festival that will act as a cousin to an annual rock extravaganza. Organizers of the Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware — this year headlined by Foo Fighters, Outkast and Jack Johnson......more
Elton John will marry his partner of more than two decades, David Furnish, this weekend at a ceremony in England. The couple underwent a civil partnership in 2005, according Us Weekly, and has been waiting for a same-sex marriage to be legal in the country before planning their wedding; a......more
It was, by all accounts, a very good year to be Eric Church, Jason Aldean or Luke Bryan. But which of them was the year's top country artist overall? It depends on which year-end chart statistics you consult.
Church, whose The Outsiders garnered four Grammy nominations, had the best-selling album of......more
Last night at New York venue Le Poisson Rouge, Elliott Wilson hosted the latest edition of CRWN, a rap version of Inside the Actors Studio, with Nicki Minaj as his guest. The conversation was pegged to the release of The Pinkprint, her latest LP, but the night quickly became a celebration of the local......more
Once in a while, you have to be a little out of tune to find your way. This was the case for folk troubadour Joe Pug, anyway, as he toiled away in a quest to create the songs that would comprise his upcoming LP, Windfall — and, in particular, the......more
The Who were forced to postpone the final two 2014 dates of their Who Hits 50 tour after singer Roger Daltrey was diagnosed with a throat infection. The Tommy rockers were scheduled to perform at London's O2 Arena on December 17th and 18th, but doctors ordered Daltrey to rest his voice, NME......more