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The 21 Spookiest Rock Songs for the Halloween Season

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As October's days grow shorter and the air chillier, the anticipation of Halloween builds -- and for a proper celebration, there needs to be a soundtrack.

Riot Fest Music Festival 2014: Up Close (Photos)

Lindsey Best | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

This year, in celebration of their 10th year anniversary, 10 bands performed their classic albums in their entirety.

SNL's Jeff Richards' Delivers 2014's Strangest Electro-Dance Comedy Greatest Hits Album

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy
Xaque Gruber

There's a lot more to Jeff Richards than people realize. Over the past decade, the SNL and MADtv alum has been unleashing a series of experimental comedy electro-pop E.P.s accompanied by bizarre and hilarious music videos that harken back to the golden age of MTV when acts like M, Barnes & Barnes and Miss Julie Brown ruled the roost.

BottleRock 2014: Small Review Huge Slideshow! Slideshow 1

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 08.02.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Overall, BottleRock found success in their "anything you could possibly want" lineup and I'm looking forward to see how they further define their image in 2015. Check out my slideshow for day one below, and check out my second post which has a slideshow from day two!

WATCH: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Unveil New Songs

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, a Brooklyn-based band with twang similar to The Cure, recently announced its third album, "Days of Abandon." The gro...

Charlie Chaplin and All That Jazz

George Heymont | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

While Charlie Chaplin is adored as a Hollywood screen legend, few people know that he composed the soundtracks for most of his films. Although he could not read music, in his youth Chaplin taught himself how to play piano, violin, and cello by ear. Once he became a millionaire, Chaplin had a pipe organ installed in his home in Beverly Hills.

Dog Ears Music: Festival of Sleep Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Azure Ray, Bat for Lashes, The Everly Brothers, Fats Waller, Iron & Wine, and more.

The Best 80s Singles That Never Made the Top 40 (Part 1)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a teenager in the 1980s, I amassed a large, eclectic collection of that decade's vinyl. In going through it all, I find myself listening more often to the hits less travelled, and after some research, I discovered an array of brilliant singles that failed altogether to grace Casey Kasem's countdown.

Conversations With Seymour Stein, Lori Lieberman and Sun Records' Josh Collum, Collin Brace & Julie Roberts, Plus an Ed Kowalczyk Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Back in my teens, New York WAS the music business. ... I'd go up to Harlem to buy my records. It was a straight line on the D train from King's Highway to 125th street, and they had great record stores up there. ... I mean, I just couldn't think of a better place to be."

These Songs Are So Perfect

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

Ever wondered what it would sound like if The Cure covered "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"? Or if Vampire Weekend played "I'm a Little Teapot"? Of cours...

Dog Ears Music: 'Working Class Hero' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by John Lennon, Lucinda Williams, Marvin Etzioni, The Sea and Cake, The Jam, Gretchen Wilson, and more.

Summer Music Across America: August Tours to Follow

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 10.05.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

It's August. One more month of freedom -- if that -- before all levels of schools begin again. One more month for jobs to give way to a precious week or two, or even a long weekend, of summertime. What live music shows will make you think summertime?

Conversations with Matt Nathanson and Sly & The Family Stone's Cynthia Robinson, Plus Threefifty's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm a fanatic for music and all the records I love, the engine for them is the laying of yourself out in a way that could potentially be embarrassing."

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

Robert Smith's EPIC Set

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment

Robert Smith may look a little different than he did 30 years ago, but we're happy to report that his iconic voice is still the same. The Cure fro...

Fiona Apple At Warner Theater: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 26

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 26 1. Fiona Apple At Warner Theatre The new album is really good and Apple barely tours. Volatile in all the good ways, her ...

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

From Heart to "Heartbreaker" and a Side of Canucks: Chatting With Loverboy's Mike Reno

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-06-29-Screenshot20110629at8.50.09AM.pngIt used to be everybody was "Working For The Weekend." Now, everybody is working on the weekend.

PHOTO: Sean Penn In Full Goth Makeup

Posted 06.16.2011 | Entertainment

Sean Penn reached star status in the 1980's, and in his new film, he's revisiting the decade in a whole new light. The Oscar-winner stars in the Ca...

Divorce Songs: Readers Share The Tunes That Kept Them Going Post-Split (LISTEN)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

We asked, you answered: Which #breakuptunes kept you going after a split? ...

'Who's Crying Now': A Teary Playlist for House Speaker Boehner

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

John Boy, crank out these tunes on your best house speakers and pull yourself together, man. You've got a big country to save or screw up.

"Let's Get Lost": A Final Playlist for an Island Full of Great Memories

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

More than any other show in recent memory, Lost required our full attention and rewarded that sort of dedicating viewing with its singular elusive excellence.

"Let's Get Lost": A Playlist for Island-bound Lost Fans

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I really love Lost. And as our shared excitement builds, here are some TV Island Discs to celebrate our time on the Island.

Music for the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

The awareness of mortality in 1980s nuke-pop was amplified by the inescapably bleak Cold War reality. With the fall of the Wall, much of the threat evaporated. The music, however, lives on.

Cure? They Don't Want No Stinking Cure!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about organizations and corporations who prey on women when they are at their most vulnerable, when they're sick, frightened, about to lose a symbol of their womanhood. And we fall for it.