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PJ Harvey Is An Artist's Artist

Rachel Mason | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Rachel Mason

PJ Harvey does this thing which only the most brave artists do -- she lets her own pathos and frailty hang on the line like a flayed carcass. In guidi...

Singer-Songwriter Joy Williams Chats About Her Latest Album

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 08.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Michael Kiwanuka: 'I Always Felt I Was In Between Everything'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

It took him a while, four years to be precise, to get it exactly like he wanted, and it paid off. Singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka's sophomore album...

Ryley Walker - The Halfwit In Me (Live)

FaceCulture | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

American singer-songwriter Ryley Walker plays the song The Halfwit In Me from his upcoming album Golden Sings That Have Been Sung. This session was re...

Let The Skyfall: Hello From My Quarter-Life Crisis

Brie Berman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Comedy
Brie Berman

I've been going through what my hippie friends tell me is a "Saturn return", which is something about the stars and Saturn aligning when you're 29 going on 30 and deciding your life should be shitty for a little while.

Graham Nash: 'Donald Trump is a Very Dangerous Man'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

As part of folk rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, and Nash (and later adding Neil Young) songwriter Graham Nash never shied away from political activism...

A Reintroduction To Ryan Leslie

Ursula Lauriston | Posted 06.26.2016 | Technology
Ursula Lauriston

It started off with a kiss (uh huh). And indeed it did. In his 2009 debut, Ryan Leslie's Addiction, featuring hip-hop princess Cassie, was the song...

The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty

New England Conservatory | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty By Ruth Lepson The history of the lyric and of the separation between poetry and music in the Western world is co...

Have The Judges Got The X Factor?

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Rachel Hawkins

The least surprising X Factor news of the year was announced this week. No, they've not decided to bite the bullet and axe the somewhat ailing show. ...

Eric Anders Is a Singer-Songwriter for Iron & Wine Fans

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

Bringing back a sound singer-songwriters have mostly been missing since the 90's, when acts like Duncan Sheik and Dave Matthews Band ruled the airwaves, Big World is instantly tranquilizing.

Katy Perry Fans Will Dig The Cheek of Her

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

"What do you want from this life/Do you crave world domination/Or do you just want to sleep real good tonight?/Running around in circles/Not getting a...

Nothing Compares 2 U: Reflecting on Prince One Week Later

Karen J. Francis | Posted 04.28.2016 | Black Voices
Karen J. Francis

People use the phrase "larger than life" idiomatically -- but with Prince, it was a factual data point. If you saw him live, you sensed it. If you watched his incredible Super Bowl performance, you felt it.

It's About That Bass' in A Black Man's Voice

Sharon C. Jenkins | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Sharon C. Jenkins

Adobe Stock The Power of the Male Voice Meghan Trainor's hit song, All About That Bass is a popular tune that was released in June 2014 by Epic Reco...

Paisley: A Pattern Made For A Prince

Alona Elkayam | Posted 04.25.2016 | Style
Alona Elkayam

Prince loved patterns. We know that because he named his recording studio, Paisley Park, after one of the oldest patterns in history.

Nina

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Enlightening and moving are two descriptive words that will never be associated with the misconceived and misguided endeavor that is Nina.

Music Video or Art Film? The Lost Star as Diamond Lil'

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Roxane Assaf Lynn

A sneak preview off the Champs-Élysées has been the only showing of the complete Diamond Lil' prior to the embedded video published below. An exquisite marriage of costume, corset, feathers and light brought the legend to life with The Lost Star playing the transformed woman formerly known as "Lilly."

Bitter's Kiss Is the Musical Lovechild of Lana Del Rey and Lorde

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

She reintroduces us to a time in pop-culture when the diary-style lyrics of everyone from Riot Grrrl musicians to Lilith Fair acts were allowed to enter the mainstream and take even the most macho radio listeners on catchy journeys into young women's most private moments and thoughts.

Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series Will Conclude With Rising Talent, Grace McLean

Victor Legrá | Posted 03.31.2016 | Arts
Victor Legrá

After a season of "outstanding artists, intimate settings, and unforgettable evenings", the American Songbook Series at Lincoln Center is coming to a ...

What Ramsey Does At "2am"

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.23.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

What happens in the dead of night, when all good citizens are asleep in their beds? Well, if you're the experimental - and not a little creepy - pop a...

Brett Randell's Dramatic "Rise"

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.21.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

Singer-songwriter Brett Randell proves with his new release, album "Rise," that he has what it takes to be a mainstream star. He has a warm likeabilit...

For Singer-Songwriter Becky Pine, Timing Is 'Perfect' For Debut Release

Brittany Hodak | Posted 03.14.2016 | Entertainment
Brittany Hodak

Becky Pine has dreamed of recording and releasing music for as long as she can remember. Now she's making those dreams come true with her debut EP, Pe...

Children of the Unraveling

Michael Elliot | Posted 03.14.2016 | Arts
Michael Elliot

He is a cautious and wary young man, creative and soft spoken. He can erupt in joy and laughter, but it's always tempered. There's little room for reckless abandon in a world of frequent change and unexpected loss.

The Real And Very Simple Secret To Staying Married Forever

Jenny Bruce | Posted 02.13.2016 | Fifty
Jenny Bruce

It's not the flowers, gifts or candle-lit dinners. While those are lovely, it's the everyday, little things that stack up. I know I'm a serious piece of work. Complicated. So is my husband. "Our love, beats the stops and starts, of complicated hearts."

How 11 Top NYC Doctors Missed My Lyme Disease

Dana Parish | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Dana Parish

He listened for 10 minutes and calmly said, "You have Lyme. Lyme does all kinds of weird things, but you'll get better. Amazing that I am only the 12th doctor you've been to. Most find me somewhere between 20 and 100."

It's Your World Now: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment
Mark Brodinsky

Sometimes there is nothing quite like art. When something created in the mind, in the heart, in the soul, suddenly, in the blink of an eye takes on even more significance. Everything can change, as Don Henley sings in his classic song, New York Minute.