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Musical Artist Shayna Leigh Gives Us a Personal Look - Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Shayna Leigh is down to earth and complicated at the same time. Listening to her music is a great way to get to know her, so I dived into some real personal questions for this interview.

Pope Francis Just Released A Pop-Rock Album

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.13.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis released his much anticipated 11-track pop-rock-infused album, "Wake Up!" on Friday in Italy as the international release date nears. "Wa...

Video Premiere: Lindi Ortega Feels the Burn in 'Ashes'

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Lindi Ortega is a Northern girl with Southern charms, a cowpunk who writes songs that make grown men weep, a tattooed lady who's comfortable wearing r...

Blitzen Trapper Take Their Magical History Tour 'All Across This Land'

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Since the prestige of being on a major label has significantly decreased anyway, Blitzen Trapper can shift from indies like Sub Pop Records to Vagrant Records without barely batting an eye.

Hello, Adele... How Are You?

Austin Head | Posted 10.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Austin Head

Adele, may I ask a question? Will you ever give us a solution to your break-ups, or do we have to wait until album 27? 32?

Sermonizing at The Sinclair: Josh Ritter in Concert

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

Not too many men can rock a pair of retro gas station coveralls. Then again, singer/songwriter Josh Ritter is about as far from your average guy as you can get.

Light a Match to See (and Hear) the Striking Evolution of Chic Gamine

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

To maintain a French identity for their group, the four young "very wide-eyed" women picked the name after writing various words "we thought at first would be easy to say in English" on a sheet of paper.

What to Make of Madonna's Holy Pole-Dancing

Peggy Payne | Posted 10.15.2015 | Religion
Peggy Payne

I feel almost obligated to be a Madonna fan, since I write novels about the intersection of sex and spirituality. Madonna is probably the world's leading living artist who deals with this sizzling and controversial combo.

The Wet Darlings Set to Celebrate Columbus Daze With the Rest of America

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If she had a Scottish accent, Lute could be the millennium's Shirley Manson and the Wet Darlings would be this year's Garbage. These Midwesterners, though, don't seem to mind keeping their name to themselves, avoiding crucial details on an album cover revealing only one mysterious image that's open to interpretation. 

Track List for Taylor Swift's New Album Leaked

Steve DiMatteo | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Steve DiMatteo

Swift apparently wrote a brand-new, still-untitled album specifically about former flame Calvin Harris, who was caught entering a massage parlor notorious for dishing out happy endings, and the track listing has already leaked.

The Real Story Behind 'Love Song’ Isn't What You Think

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2015 | Entertainment

Sara Bareilles just can't bottle it up anymore. As the legend goes, back when the singer was just starting out, she marched into her record labe...

(That's The Story) Morning Glory: Celebrating 20 Years of Oasis' Sophomore Masterpiece

Salvatore Bono | Posted 10.02.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

That album didn't just define the 90's and introduce what some say is "The Second British Invasion," it created a whole new rock and roll ethos. Take that punk rock attitude and mix it with brilliant lyrics, catchy riffs, and you have yourself a masterpiece.

Boston Comic Dana J. Bein on His First Comedy Albums and Why They Still Count

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy
Sheila Moeschen

Like any other comedian, Boston-based stand-up comic Dana J. Bein is ruled by "the hustle." Comedy's DYI culture makes it easier than ever to create and share content. There is no reason to wait -- for agents or network deals.

Why We Need to Pay Attention to Miley Cyrus' New Album

Uloop | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment

While some may argue this is all post-Disney rebellion, it's clear that Miley is here to say and do what she wants, and not a single person or record label is going to get in her way.

The Kickback Gears Up for Their Full-Length Debut, Sorry All Over the Place

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Craving new music? Check out The Kickback, an American indie rock band from South Dakota.

Former Obama White House Chief Releases Record (the Musical Kind)

Roxane Assaf | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.

Doe Paoro to Release After, an Enlightened Reconstruction of Time and Travel

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Doe Paoro drew from these notions as she created After, the follow-up to her 2012 debut album Slow To Love, which Paoro wrote in an isolated cabin close to her hometown of Syracuse, New York.

Mainland's Pop 'n Rock Serves Up the Best of Both Coasts

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the wonderfully charismatic singer and guitarist of Mainland, Jordan Topf. Read on as we talk "Outcast," satanic vans, and how a bit of misfortune for Macaulay Culkin came to be a life-changing opportunity for Mainland.

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

No Pity Party Here -- Melanie Martinez's Cry Baby Hits #1 on the Alternative Albums Chart

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Melanie Martinez released her debut album, Cry Baby, on August 14th, and it's already topping the charts. With the #1 spot on the Alternative Albums Chart and #4 on the iTunes albums chart, no tears shall be shed anytime soon!

Video Premiere: Honeyhoney So Drop-Dead Gorgeous in 'You and I'

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Three years after revealing how darkly decadent they can be, Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo are revisiting the "Angel of Death" again.

Not Into Bach? Take a Little Ride...

Roxane Assaf | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

Anyone who can recall the ballistic fascination of their first pop-up reader would thrill at opening Steven Hancoff's newly released e-book "J. Sebastian Bach: Pablo Casals and the Six Suites for 'Cello Solo." As with other deeply inspired oeuvres, the artist had no thought of a mammoth multi-volume multimedia masterwork when he wandered into a love of performing Bach on acoustic guitar.

The Waifs Take a Beautiful U-turn: Hear the Whole Album

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Band relationships involving siblings can often be complicated and challenging, and the Waifs certainly have experienced their share of family futile ...

Sierra Hull Grows Up Strong, Takes a Step Beyond Bluegrass

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Nashville singer-songwriter Sierra Hull, one of the opening performers at the 43rd RockyGrass Festival this weekend, has impressed audiences with her mandolin playing since performing for her third-grade class in Byrdstown, Tennessee.

Cool Dad Transforms Pop-Punk Classics Into Bedtime Lullabies

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.01.2015 | Parents
Van Winkle's

Even the loudest songs can be turned into a lullaby. Change the tempo, make a few instrument swaps and Blink 182's "All The Small Things" could beco...