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Pop Quiz: Our Gang Little Rascal or Alternative Rock Band

Paul Lander | Posted 12.28.2015 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Pop Quiz: Our Gang Little Rascal or Alternative Rock Band 1. Fishbone 2. Buckwheat 3. Zebrahead 4. Alfalfa 5. Froggy 6. Weezer 7. Holly McNarland ...

Meet The Out Singer-Songwriter You'll Want To Know In 2016

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York-based singer Brayton Bowman gives a Stevie Wonder holiday classic a smooth, modern "refix," and The Huffington Post has an exclusive first li...

Don't Say Michael Jackson. "Don't Say You Love Me" is B. Howard's Hit

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Roxane Assaf Lynn

It says enough that Beverly Hills pop artist Brandon "B." Howard has just released a single that's in the top 20 on Billboard magazine's dance song ch...

Paro Deez Is Ratchet As F*ck

Edward Yaeger | Posted 12.23.2015 | Entertainment
Edward Yaeger

I know very little about anything, but I can pretend to know more than I actually do about a few topics -- namely, beer, art, shoes, and that's about ...

The Best Music Genre Is...

René Zografos | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
René Zografos

Forget RnB, hip-hop and pop-music. There is one music genre that outperforms the others. And what about Adele? Is Adele in the most popular music ...

Pop Quiz: Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita' or Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud'

Paul Lander | Posted 12.07.2015 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Pop Quiz: Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita' or Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' 1. It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. 2. P...

11 Times Sia’s Wig Said It All

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.04.2015 | Style

Hi, Sia. You're interesting. You want to be famous but you also don't want to be famous. You look great, but you don't want people to see you. You've ...

Beatles' Rubber Soul Dazzled Boomers and Critics Fifty Years Ago

Candy Leonard | Posted 12.04.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Excerpt from Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World. Recalling the first time she heard the Beatles' Rubber Soul, at age ten,...

Adele -- A Modern Day Pop Music Miracle

Donnie Demers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

Adele is a single rose in a field of weeds... her existence is a miracle... and who doesn't love a miracle?

Obama's 'Amazing Grace' Rendition Sampled On New Coldplay Album

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

Coldplay's new album "A Head Full of Dreams," which comes out Dec. 4, will feature vocals by guest singers Beyoncé, Noel Gallagher, Tove Lo -- and th...

Jasmine Villegas Is Singing the Right Tune When It Comes to Supporting Young Parents

Brenda Vaden | Posted 11.23.2015 | Latino Voices
Brenda Vaden

Villegas's fame will help her with many of these basic necessities, but she is sure to experience some of the judgment I experienced for her decision to become a young parent. I hope she knows how important it is that she push back on this stigma.

New Artist Reviews: Joel Ansett

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Ansett released his debut EP The Living Room in 2012, soon after his declaration of devotion to a career in music. Though a seemingly odd pairing, he recorded an acoustic cover of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" which prompted CBS to write about him in 2013.

The Guys Of A Great Big World Want A Few More Gay Love Songs

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Great Big World's Chad King opened up about the experience of working on the pop-rock duo's new single, "Hold Each Other," which is a love song feat...

Broken Sleep and Its Author, Bruce Bauman

Brad Schreiber | Posted 11.12.2015 | Books
Brad Schreiber

Bruce Bauman's novel Broken Sleep is sprawling, complex, wildly imaginative and unflaggingly emotional. It has an astonishing range, not only in theme but structure, which becomes all the more impressive when Bauman admits that he does not believe in using outlines.

Adrian Wilson's Challenge: Be Who You Are

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Samantha Matcovsky

That task, be who you are, often comes heavy with apprehension, disapproval and ultimately, a challenge.

Prairie-oke Returns to the Cavern Club: A Q&A With Little House's Alison Arngrim

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.12.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Inspired by TV's Little House On The Prairie, writer/director Dane Whitlock's outrageous parody, Prairie-oke, won raves during its 2013 premiere at Silver Lake's Cavern Club (incidentally L.A.'s best underground theatre space).

New Artist Reviews: Mystic Pete

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Blending elements from pop, electronic dance music, world music, and spooky Halloween verbiage, Mystic Pete has created a truly one-of-a-kind sound that has not yet, and might never be, mimicked.

The Verigolds Release Psychedelic 'Crossfire' Music Video

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Psychedelia is a synesthesia of colorful sounds and tasty visions, a perfect recipe of potent flavors that stimulate all of the senses. As a fresh wave of neo-hippies reshape the psychedelic lifestyle, San Diego-based indie band The Verigolds seem to fit the soundtrack of this lifestyle.

Bobby Susser: Songs in My Pocket

Battersby Duo | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Battersby Duo

He lives in N.Y. He earns his daily bread as a songwriter having sold over five million albums in his career. His success must be measured in equal parts to his obvious songwriting talents, his business acumen and his love of family.

#ExpressYurSelf

Michael Mauldin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Mauldin

To young people, it's vital to broaden your knowledge and understanding of life, and to embrace your distinctiveness, your individuality, your uniqueness. To my older generation, the world still wants to hear your thoughts, your dreams, and your inspirations.

Electro Cabaret Star Bares His Soul (And His Bod) For New Video

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Australian singer Kim David Smith is steaming things up in his new video, "Shooting Star," and The Huffington Post has an exclusive first look. The "...

Biebs, I Hear Ya!

Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley

Justin, I saw in Relevant Magazine this past week that you are renewing your Christian faith. As a United Methodist minister, I am delighted for you. Way to go, man.

New Artist Reviews: Qualia

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Seattle-based Michael Hazani whose performance alias is Qualia, is a new and deeply emotive indie rock project who is quickly gaining momentum in the underground music world.

How Do You Get a Famous Musician or Band to Play at Your Wedding? It Can Be Done.

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.01.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You don't have to be a famous person to have a well-known music group play at your wedding ceremony or reception, but you do have to realize it's going to be a big chunk of your budget and it won't be without some restrictions.

#FreedomForKesha Is an Important Stand Against Rape Culture

Sean O'Toole | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
Sean O'Toole

This week it was announced that singer-songwriter, Kesha Rose Sebert has sought an injunction against Dr Luke (Lucasz Gottwald) and Sony Music, in an effort to speed up a suit she had brought against Gottwald in October 2014 for sexual assault, battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, emotional abuse and the violation of California business practices.