The new album from Nashville actor-turned-songwriter draws inspiration from Shakespeare. Hear it in full.
Listen to an exclusive track stream of "Coney Island" from the ensemble's upcoming album Brooklyn Babylon.
Contributor Faith Salie finds out the truth about the music she listened to as a kid.
Watch Waxahatchee's intimate, early morning performance of "Swan Dive" at a bar in Austin, Texas during South By Southwest.
Pitchfork called Godspeed You Black Emperor's 2012 song "We Drift Like Worried Fire" a "summary of everything that made this band great." But our Tough Critics think this song would sound really great if it just had some Taylor Swift vocals on top. We took their challenge – and decided to find out what that sounded like.
I’m not a big planner, and it kind of screwed me this year at South By Southwest. But even though I ended up sabotaging myself, I'm already excited for next year. Learn from my mistakes, kids.
Soundcheck producer Michael Katzif recaps Saturday at South By Southwest.
Soundcheck producer Michael Katzif recaps bands from Friday at South By Southwest.
The work of Michael Benjamin Lerner, Telekinesis always is just what I want to hear: big, catchy choruses, memorable guitar hooks, and the chance to see Lerner sing and play drums at the same time.
If you looked at the charts this week and saw that Jimi Hendrix’s newest, People, Hell & Angels debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard album tally and that David Bowie’s latest was on its way to claiming the No. 1 spot on the UK charts, you’d be forgiven for wondering if we’d all tripped, fallen into the Way Back Machine, and landed in 1972.
That’s the year that Bowie immortalized a Hendrix-like figure on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, capturing all the lost potential and mythic power of rock’s greatest improviser on songs like “Rock & Roll Suicide.” Two years earlier, on September 18, 1970, Hendrix had become the first of the rock stars to die for our sins (beating Janis Joplin by a mere 16 days), though like many of the departed starmen and women, he’s never really left us.