We’re halfway through the year, if you can believe it, but this has already been a big year for music. It’s tough to narrow down the best, but we’re giving it a shot. Here’s what’s been dominating our sound waves for the past six months. Lana Del Ray, Ultraviolence This hazy, languid offering from Lana
There’s some exciting news for classic rock fans this week, as David Gilmour’s wife, Polly Samson, has revealed that Pink Floyd will release a new album this October. The album, titled “The Endless River”, will be the first studio release in 20 years. Inspired and partly drawn from the studio sessions that produced Pink Floyd’s
It’s been a tough week for Robin Thicke. The “Blurred Lines” singer was trolled in spectacular style on Twitter this week when a schedule Q&A session with fans backfired. The hashtag #AskThicke was created for a VH1 Q&A session that went ahead despite the influx of hate sent to Thicke. Thicke’s controversial hit “Blurred Lines”
We’ll let you in on a little secret…pop stars don’t always write their hit tracks. We know, it’s a shock. But that doesn’t always mean that your favorite pop song was written by a boardroom full of old guys and a computer. Sometimes, the true story behind the hit is a little more interesting. Britney
When the weather warms up and the sun comes out, there’s no better way to celebrate than by pitching up a tent and rocking out to your favorite bands. Festivals are the best way to experience music, from the powerful live performances to the chance to connect with other fans, and the US is full
There are plenty of iconic figures in music who have experienced a decline in their fortunes. From dwindling record sales to impending old age, even the most famous pop and rock stars sometimes go through a tough time. What really sets a star apart from the rest is in the comeback. Everyone loves a good
Before you say it, we know, there have been so many awesome guitarists in the past 100 years or so that it seems wrong to whittle them down to just a few of the “best.” If we could, we’d include tons of honorable mentions and have some more obscure musicians given credit where credit’s due.