Blatant Fitzgeraldian references abound, so it's no surprise (and only slightly coincidental) that The Jazz Age makes its debut as a gentle predecessor to director Baz Lurhman's highly-anticipated remake of The Great Gatsby, which opens the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in May.
In sharing her story through song, she has also made her dream project a reality -- her dream was to create an album that would speak to the souls everyone who listens to it as well as speak to the human condition.
The Public Theater has a knack for bringing together opposing forces from the world of fine and performing arts, placing giants like Tony Kushner and ...
The undisputed passion for the obscure and glorious music of the past will never change, but sadly Norton's warehouse stock really took a pounding from the tidal flood waters of Hurricane Sandy.
Amatus-Sami's music has a well-rounded edginess to it. Her music is on the edge of many things. The edge of hip-hop, the edge of electronica, the cutting edge of production, the edge of breaking through.
Glad All Over sounds like The Wallflowers we know and love, and sometimes it sounds even better.
Dreamy, trippy, with a lyrical guitar solo, lush orchestral arrangements and Vale's stunning alto, "Leave Her" begins where Lee Hazlewood's "Some Velvet Morning" left off.
When Amanda Palmer climbed up on stage to play, the word YES was written on her chest in large black letters. Which kind of says it all -- in a nutshell -- about this artist, and the way she shows up in the world.
Beyond his legendary athletic abilities and his brilliant scholarship, Robeson is best known as an Artist and as an Activist. His deep baritone emerges from a deep resolve to fight against oppression everywhere.
Can pop music be soulful? I suppose it all depends on where it comes from - and for what purpose it is created. Starshell's music comes from a place deep within and from a time long ago.
It is difficult -- well nigh impossible really -- to cover a career like that of Chip Taylor's in just a few hundred words.
Odds are, the word that pops into your mind when I mention Phil Collins is probably something like "Sussudio." It's highly unlikely that the first word you'd think of would be "Alamo," but that's about to change.
"extra extra read all about it / I rock the mike ain't no doubt about it / because I'm extra I'm feeling extra I'm gonna bless ya / what? huh!" So chants Shea Rose in the song "Extraordinary Girl," from her 2011 mixtape Little Warrior.
New Orleans recording engineer Cosimo Matassa turned 86 on Friday, and Saturday he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Though the Trident tapes were never released, the sound also worked its way into some early Rolling Stones albums, because if Adam Levine moves like Jagger, then Mick Jagger moves like Dr. John.
Wrecking Ball stands as Springsteen's best album release in almost thirty years. It's both wrenching and jubilant; looking back and looking forward; steeped in sorrow as well as celebratory and undaunted.