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Keeping It Real With OneRepublic

Sarah Zapp | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Zapp

Ryan still calls Colorado home, now with his wife and kids. True to his roots going back to the day when his band was called just "Republic."

Making Polyester Cool Again: An Interview With Nicholas Niespodziani

Lanie Zipoy | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Lanie Zipoy

Known for its potent mix of light rock covers from Steely Dan to Hall & Oates and comedy, the band takes audiences back to the '70s and '80s for the time of their lives.

A Night at The Catalyst with Avey Tare and the Slasher Flicks

Dieter Holger | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Dieter Holger

On Aug. 26 Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks performed for Santa Cruz. Avey Tare (aka David Portner) is a founding member of the critically-acclaimed band Animal Collective. Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks is the latest musical project of the artist.

The New Riot Grrrls: Sleigh Bells and Haim Live in Levi's

Hellin Kay | Posted 10.05.2014 | New York
Hellin Kay

I love to see girls rock out. I'm calling this the summer of my midlife crisis. Yes, that's happening.

If Jagger or McCartney Hadn't Made It, Would They Be Playing in a Cover Band?

David Fagin | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
David Fagin

These days, aside from writing for The Huff, amongst others, I basically survive on whatever royalties ASCAP's magnanimous computer feels like doling out each month for composing the theme to Jenna Elfman's last, short-lived CBS sitcom. But, life wasn't always this "amazing."

5 Reasons Why 5 Seconds Of Summer Stands Out From Other Boy Bands

Ally Del Monte | Posted 09.09.2014 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

The Australian pop-punk band, 5 Seconds of Summer, have taken the world by storm. However, they've already won over my heart. I have been a fan for a long time, but their global success has my fan-girl heart swelling.

5 Must-See Indie Summer Concerts in NYC

Lisa Bernier | Posted 09.08.2014 | New York
Lisa Bernier

There's a reason why people always go on and on about summer soundtracks: it's because summer, more than any other season, is about music (especially in New York City).

Put the Smartphone Down and Enjoy the Show!

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Reid Wegley

The smartphone craze is destroying the concert-going experience, at least according to the musicians and the pro photographers who take pictures of sa...

The Case Against Collaboration: A Solo Artists Manifesto

Brett Gleason | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Brett Gleason

Making an album by your self inherently takes longer but what is lost in tedium is saved in translation.

Warm Cookies: The World's Most Powerful Substance

Eva Moon | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Eva Moon

They'll be very soft when they first come out -- don't worry, they firm up quick. But you'll never want a different peanut butter cookie.

Quiz: Test Your Beatles Trivia Knowledge

AARP | Carol Kaufmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

How well do you remember the Beatles coming to America in 1964?...

What Is It With the Names of Most Bands?

Quora | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Aaron Ellis, Former Music Critic with Artist Farm You have no idea the vicious, interconnect...

My Kiss Years: A Reflection and Celebration of Their Induction Into the Rock Hall of Fame

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

That first time remains my fondest memory of all. They scared the bejabbers out of the adults we passed -- quite deliberately -- on their way to the place where the contest would be held.

Things You Will NEVER Hear at a Band Sound Check

Eva Moon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Eva Moon

If you've played in a working band, you've been through the routine a thousand times. Pull in at a club, haul your gear in, set up and hope you have time to check the sound before downbeat. Below is a list of things no participant at a sound check said. Ever.

Want to Be the Next Macklemore? Listen Up!

Reid Wegley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Reid Wegley

Lively is currently accepting applications from artists who want to take advantage of its content manager here.

From Hotels to Bands to NASCAR, Plenty of Room to Cut Military Budget Without Compromising Security

Brian Levin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Cutting money does not spur doom and gloom just as throwing money at a problem will not fix it. What matters is whether money is spent effectively.

I See A Leipzig And I Want To Paint It Black

La Carmina | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

Among the most stunning looks were Victorian mourning gowns and foot-long Mohawks.

Stephen King: 'Tough Sh*t,' Raise Taxes On The Rich

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business

Looks like the fight to raise taxes on rich people has found its latest ally -- and this one isn’t afraid to use a four letter word or two. Autho...

What would Gym Class Heroes And Hot Chelle Rae Do If They Were President?

Posted 03.06.2012 | College

Super Tuesday is upon us, so MTV Act decided to put some celebs to work as POTUS for the day. The blog put stars in the hot seat of the Oval Offic...

Isidore Part 2: Jeffrey Cain's Journey From Church Fan to Kilbey Collaborator

Karen Shepard | Posted 04.21.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Shepard

In 2003, Jeffrey Cain, formerly of Remy Zero, met one of his music idols, Steve Kilbey. The two subsequently teamed up as "Isidore." Isidore's long-awaited second album, Life Somewhere Else, comes out this week.

Jeffrey Cain Discusses Isidore's New Album, 'Life Somewhere Else'

Karen Shepard | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Shepard

In the mind-bending words of pre-released meta-song "Reappearance," Isidore has "re-attuned, re-aligned the opening into your mind" and happily, completed second album, Life Somewhere Else.

Should Gay Marrieds Wear Their Wedding Bands Differently Than Straight Ones?

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 03.31.2012 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

Bottom line, when it comes to symbolizing your love and commitment with a ring -- regardless of your reason -- pick a finger and don't be afraid to get some bling for that ring!

Local Band Makes New Songs Free 'Til Dec. 6

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the holiday season approaching, local band Ra Ra Rasputin seems to be in the giving spirit. To celebrate the release of its latest ...

Kia Makarechi

Foster The People's Special Tour Partner

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

There is already a lot to appreciate about Foster the People. From their nice-guy clothes to the deceptively happy sounding music they create, Mark Fo...

Comedians Lament Breakup Of R.E.M. On Twitter

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

Comedians couldn't tweet fast enough when the legendary Georgia-bred rock band R.E.M. announced its breakup yesterday, inspiring tweets of loss, nosta...