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Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

Darkness Disguised As Light: An Interview With King Woman

Summer Noblé | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment
Summer Noblé

Front woman of Bay Area's dark, doom and dreamlike King Woman, Kristina Esfandiari, talks growing up in a spiritually oppressive environment, music as a form of therapy, and the band's first EP: the haunting and addictive "Doubt"

Rush and Me

Patrick Hicks | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Patrick Hicks

My favorite rock band is celebrating their 40th anniversary this summer and I can't wait to see them on stage again. The tour, known simply as R40, will find Rush digging deep into their musical vault and performing songs both new and old. Fans like me can't wait.

Peru: New York Trio Debuts Retro Pop With "I Need You"

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

The cover of Peru's debut EP Ordinary People is a rendered pineapple, the delicious prize of the Caribbean that came to denote hospitality sometime during the 17th century.

Astoria Characters: The Trivia Guy You Saw on TV

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.18.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Well-known fact: Ken Jennings won $100,000 yesterday on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Little-known fact: Tony Hightower is the guy who couldn't give him the right answer.

Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Gets A Beachy Makeover

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

What better way to cover "Shake It Off" than with a bunch of maracas? That's exactly what Canadian band Walk Off the Earth did in their cover of th...

Still They Rise Against the Machine

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.22.2014 | Chicago
Salvatore Bono

With their relentless touring schedule, Rise Against show no signs of stopping and prove that like a fine wine, they are getting better with age. I spoke with singer Tim McIlrath about their history, work ethic, new album, and the responsibility a socially aware band has to their audience.

How to Run Your Business Like a Rock Star

Rana Florida | Posted 11.19.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

wiwsbBands and startups have a lot in common. Sleepless nights, fueled on caffeine and adrenaline, they both have a lot at stake and chances are they've sacrificed a lot to get to where they are. Here are 15 simple tips to ensure your startup is a number one hit.

They Are Not Men! They Are Devo!

Salvatore Bono | Posted 10.26.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Devo has always been and continue to be revolutionary. Take a listen to any modern pop song on the radio these days and you will hear a Devo influence.

The Metric Of More

Paul Jarvis | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Paul Jarvis

I realize we're all trying to run our own creative businesses and that building an audience is important. But we beat ourselves up too often for not reaching enough people, especially when we're starting out.

Put the Smartphone Down and Enjoy the Show!

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Reid Wegley

The smartphone craze is destroying the concert-going experience, at least according to the musicians and the pro photographers who take pictures of sa...

Bonnaroo Lets Social Media Choose Next Performer At Upcoming Music Festival

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Ever dreamed of rocking out with your band at Bonnaroo? How about sprouting wings and taking flight over the crowd at Bonnaroo like an eagle? Well, we...

The Mowgli's: Peace, Love and Taxes

Maggie Hollander | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

For The Mowgli's, things are cheaper by the dozen... except for cab fare. The seven-person group travels in a 15-seat van, accompanied by friends, cre...

WATCH: Indie Rock Band Cheatahs Brings The Noise With 'The Swan'

HuffPost Live | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Indie rock group Cheatahs graced HuffPost Live's stage, performing "The Swan" and "Kenworth" off their debut album. After the performance, host Theo B...

Goddess of New Wave: A Conversation With Berlin's Terri Nunn

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

It was in the midst of glam metal and punk rock in late 1970s Los Angeles that Terri Nunn, the queen of New Wave, emerged as the lead vocalist of Berlin. Nunn mesmerized with tantalizing appeal, encompassing the alluring glam of David Bowie combined with the powerful confidence of Grace Slick.

Norway's Version of The Lonely Island Released The Most Awesome Music Video About Animal Noises

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Known as Norway's version of The Lonely Island, Ylvis is a comedy duo and band that creates fun music videos for just about everything, including an...

The Tomás Doncker Band Hollers the Blues of Howlin' Wolf

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It wasn't just the guitar that was loud, so was Chester's voice. And it got louder as his living conditions got tougher. His massive body, weighting up to 300 pounds, both scared and impressed people. Howlin' Wolf, the name his grandfather gave him, would become an important figure.

I'm With Mitt: A Quick Aside for Christie

Steven Brykman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy
Steven Brykman

I'm not one to let the Republicans get away with much, as anyone knows who's read any part of this blog, but there's only one word to describe NPR's coverage of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's recent lap-band surgery -- unfair.

Sleeping With The Band: Fitz And The Tantrums

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

With touring comes lots of time on the road, with band and crew members trying to get some rest in between commitments. Anywhere from eight to 10 band and crew members sleep on the bus.

How We Create Family Harmony

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time, I was on the dance floor with my college boyfriend. It was at a disco -- remember those? -- and I thought I was doing an OK job of imitating the moves of the people around us. Wrong.

Lucas Kavner

High School Mariachi Changes Students' Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home

Eloy Martinez didn't fall into Zapata High School's mariachi band as much as he was completely bowled over by it. Six years ago, he was a fifth grader...

Scientists Find Groovy New Use For Star Data

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/13/2012 12:07 PM EDT on SPACE.com Scientists have created a melody that's truly out of this world, turning num...

'It's Time' for Imagine Dragons: An Interview With Front Man Dan

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

2012-05-02-chattman.jpg I caught up with Imagine Dragons' front man Dan Reynolds and asked him their current tour and how "It's Time" manages to stay cool even when played ad nauseum on my favorite alt-rock station.