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St. Louis Unites: A Dream of Freedom Songs

Basil Kincaid | Posted 08.29.2014 | Black Voices
Basil Kincaid

While music and art are entertaining, this is not entertainment. This is the residue of what I feel to be a spiritual and physical quest for a freedom that we can all share.

6 Underrated Bands That Changed My Life

Devon Kerr | Posted 03.29.2014 | Teen
Devon Kerr

Whenever I think of the term "pop music," a few words come to mind: "overplayed," "autotune," and "somebody please change the station."

Deborah Harry, Parker Posey Attend Miss Guy's NYC Listening Party

Mark Chesnut | Posted 10.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Chesnut

Deborah Harry, the 68-year-old lead singer of the musical group Blondie, made an attention-getting appearance recently at a listening party in New York City, to celebrate a new music video an music single in which she performs with Miss Guy.

Music Video Premiere Exclusive: "Life Is Excellent" by Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits

Melissa Webster | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Hailing from the California Bay Area, the two frontmen, Corbett Redford, vocals, and Dan Abbott, guitar and vocals, are living proof music can be fun, entertaining and serious as hell, wrapped in a package where the audience has no choice but to dance.

From Calle 13 to Los Auténticos Decadentes and Mala Rodríguez, L.A.M.C. Rocks NYC with an Exquisite Selection of Latin Artists

Mariela Murdocco | Posted 09.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Mariela Murdocco

A world of opportunities for up-and-coming Latin recording artists that not only will change your playlist but may just become famous along the way.

Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Making Music Together

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.19.2012 | Entertainment

Marilyn Manson and Johnny Depp have teamed up to cover Carly Simon's 1972 hit "You're So Vain," HuffPost Entertainment exclusively reports. The co...

Kids and Teens Cover Your Favorite 90s Hits

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

School of Rock is more than a great film, it's now also a company which offers music lessons to kids of all ages. In e-mails to HuffPost Arts, Show Di...

"Live ... in the Can" Music Sessions With The Last Royals, J. Aims, and An Horse

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In this series, artists will perform their tunes in a restroom followed by a brief interview about the song and the experience. The acoustics in a bathroom, as it turns out, are quite remarkable.

Two On the Rise: Middle Class Rut and The Good Natured

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

While you were home popping zits, collecting baseball cards, and/or straining your hands playing X-Box, Zack Lopez and Sean Stockham were setting off to become rock stars.

Lykke Li: Providing the Soundtrack to Your Life

Lydia Hughes | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Lydia Hughes

As I watched the acoustic version of 'I'm Good, I'm Gone' from her debut album Youth Novels, I was introduced to an alternative singer-songwriter from Sweden who, at just 25, is miles ahead of her tender age.

Gazelle Emami

EXCLUSIVE: David Lynch's 'Red Button Man' Comes Alive With Interpol Track

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

This is the first in an occasional series, Strange Bedfellows, in which we highlight unexpected collaborations between artists. From their first fo...

Former Q101 Host Launches Kickstarter For New Book

Posted 08.23.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's only home for alternative rock radio is about to be gone, and one long-time personality is asking listeners to help him preserve Q101's hist...

Black Eskimo: Something New

John Gascot | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

It seems almost obligatory that I should open with a few words on Ingrid Chavez's collaborations with ultra-famous rockers Prince and Lenny Kravitz. But if you are only familiar with those facets of Ingrid's career, you are missing out.

Jazz Takes a Back Seat at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Brian Ross | Posted 07.07.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

Jazz needs a spark. It needs a new direction. Respect the history, but for it to thrive, it needs to be cool again. It needs to be counter-culture. It needs to piss off more parents.

Music You Can Feel: Mumford and Sons Inspire NYC Crowd

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

"I don't wanna think, I wanna feel... How do I feel?" That's a great line from a forgotten Pearl Jam tune "Hail, Hail," which I live and struggle w...