Adele Adds New Year’s Eve Shows to Vegas Residency: ‘Let’s Go All Out’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Adele will officially welcome 2023 from the front of the stage. The singer is giving her fans one last 2022 […]

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AMERICAN MASTERS: Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Tuesday November 22, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday December 7 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 […]

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On This Day In Music History: Milli Vanilli Admits To Lip-Syncing Her Music

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The Franco-German R&B duo Milli Vanilli were at the dawn of the 1990s. Their 1989 North American debut album, Girl, […]

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New song Saturday! Hear new tracks from Kim Petras, Wale, Black Eyed Peas, Yuna and more!

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Music can brighten your day. A song played at the right time, perhaps with the right cup of coffee in […]

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12 irresistible sports anthems, from “Thunderstruck” to “Tubthumping”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

How does a song become a sports anthem, a lasting and effective game-changer that gets people out of their seats […]

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Jack White Joins Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Alongside fellow artists Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson, Jack White has been cast in Martin Scorsese’s next film The Moonflower […]

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Micky Dolenz Celebrates 55 Years of Monkees ‘Headquarters’ With 2023 Tour and Anniversary Box Set

Elisabeth J. Bruner

“Monkee music was good music,” Micky Dolenz said in a statement. “Awesome songs crafted by talented writers and produced by […]

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Jack Harlow does double duty as host and musical guest on ‘SNL’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

On a night with a new Tom Hanks video of the cult classic David Pumpkins, rapper Jack Harlow generated plenty […]

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Dave Grohl’s Favorite American Songwriter

Elisabeth J. Bruner

When Nirvana broke up after the tragic death of Kurt Cobain, no one expected Dave Grohl to become one of […]

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Drake will release a collaborative album with 21 Savage

Elisabeth J. Bruner

A recent music video revealed Drake and 21 Savage’s new collaborative effort in a not-so-subtle way. “HER LOSS ALBUM BY […]

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Behind the band name: Molly Hatchet

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Another Southern rock band representing the Sunshine State came onto the scene in the 1970s. Molly Hatchet mixed blues rock […]

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Take a trip across the United States with Songs for Arizona—America’s Songbook

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Every state across the country has its own type of music that makes it what it is. In a multi-part […]

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BTS members will complete nearly two years of military service in South Korea

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The seven members of K-pop group BTS will each perform their mandatory military service in their native South Korea for […]

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7 Songs You Didn’t Know Harry Nilsson Wrote For Other Artists

Elisabeth J. Bruner

How Harry Nilsson started writing songs was quite accidental. When he couldn’t remember the melodies or lyrics of popular tunes […]

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Jon Pardi dives into the latest album ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ with piece by piece

Elisabeth J. Bruner

It’s been a month since Jon Pardi released his critically acclaimed fourth studio album, Sir Saturday night. From that album, […]

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Caroline Polachek writes Aria for Kurt Cobain Opera

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Caroline Polachek released the aria she wrote for Kurt Cobain, featured in Oliver Leith’s opera Last daysan adaptation of Gus […]

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Kid Cudi hints at his retirement from music

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Kid Cudi spoke about Kid Cudi’s future. The alternative hip-hop star spoke to host Sean Evans of the YouTube interview […]

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Rammstein files lawsuit to stop secondary sellers from reselling tickets

Elisabeth J. Bruner

German industrial metal icons Rammstein will embark on a European tour early next summer, but before that they’re making sure […]

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Weyes Blood Haunts With Twisted New ‘It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everyone’ Video

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Natalie Mering, better known as Weyes Blood, announced her new album in early September, sharing a preview of the project […]

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Review: Kendell Marvel Addresses Nobody on Rugged’s Third Album, Honest Country

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Kendell Wondergo sun(CmdShft)4 out of 5 stars One look at Kendall Marvel’s bald head, unadorned gaze, long white Rip Van […]

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Behind the Meaning of Wayne Newton’s German-Inspired Hit “Danke Schoen”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

German big band leader, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, arranger, Bert Kaempfert composed the music for several well-known songs, including “Strangers in […]

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Remembering Rosenbaum Folk Figure Art

Elisabeth J. Bruner

An influential figure in the preservation of American folk and traditional music, artist, musician and scholar Art Rosenbaum died earlier […]

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Joint cast in ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ for its Broadway debut

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Common may be a short Tony of an EGOT, but that could change with his Broadway debut. The ‘Glory’ rapper […]

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Michelle Branch Talks ‘The Trouble With Fever’, Works On Her Marriage, The ‘Me Too’ Movement & More

Elisabeth J. Bruner

It’s been just over two decades since Michelle Branch made her major label debut with The Hall of Spirits. It […]

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Morrissey will tour a new album across the United States in November and December

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The indie pop icon and former Smiths frontman recently shared details of his upcoming year-end US tour in support of […]

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‘I Want To Dance With Someone’: What We Know About Whitney Houston’s Biopic So Far

Elisabeth J. Bruner

If Milli Vanilli gets the biopic treatment this year, Whitney Houston is long overdue for hers. While the must-have biographical […]

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8 of the Best Clean Acoustic Rock Songs You Should Be Listening To

Elisabeth J. Bruner

You know, there’s a reason why MTV Unplugged existed and was such a fan favorite for so many years. Yes, […]

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Hear Norah Jones’ rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Steer Your Way” ahead of the Tribute album release

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Norah Jones reinterprets one of Leonard Cohen’s last masterpieces with a cover of “Steer Your Way” for an upcoming all-star […]

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Ex-Chromatics Vocalist Ruth Radelet Goes Alone With Solo EP, Shares New Single, “Stranger”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Former lead singer of disbanded electronic rock band Chromatics, Ruth Radelet, recently announced her solo debut, The other side. In […]

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Power Duo Plains (Waxahatchee & Jess Williamson) Release Single ‘Abilene’ From New Collaborative Album

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Waxahatchee’s Jess Williamson and Katie Crutchfield have joined musical forces for a cross-country sized album, driven by a sense of […]

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Gorillaz Announces Star-Studded Album, Shares “New Gold” With Tame Impala

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Musical misfits Gorillaz, Murdoc, Noodle, Russel and 2D, are back with a new album. Joined by a star-studded cast of […]

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Jason Aldean and ad firm split over wife’s gender reassignment comments

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Country singer/songwriter Jason Aldean and his 17-year-old ad agency, The GreenRoom, have parted ways. GreenRoom co-owner Tyne Parrish has yet […]

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“Captain” Kirk Douglas, The Head and the Heart, Five For Fighting and Son Little

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Music can brighten your day. A song played at the right time, perhaps with the right cup of coffee in […]

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The 10 Best Pop Songs of 2022…So Far

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Fresh off the heels of nearly two years in an off-studio vortex, most artists have been kept from properly logging […]

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5 of the most unforgettable Beatles live performances

Elisabeth J. Bruner

What would music be without the Beatles? It’s a question we certainly don’t like to ponder, because the legacy The […]

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Noah Cyrus and Ben Gibbard remember that “every beginning ends”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

As the release date for her debut studio album approaches, Noah Cyrus has released another single that showcases the singer’s […]

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Phoebe Bridgers launches new vegan taco for charity

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Phoebe Bridgers puts her money where she talks. The acclaimed rocker has launched a new vegan taco, called “The Maxine,” […]

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Eddie Vedder Releases The Mescaleros’ ‘Long Shadow’ Cover To Celebrate Joe Strummer

Elisabeth J. Bruner

To celebrate what would be musician Joe Strummer’s 70th birthday, Eddie Vedder has released a cover of the Mescaleros’ song, […]

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Q Lazzarus, semi-lost ‘Goodbye Horses’ singer, dies at 59

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Q Lazzarus, who sang the hit song ‘Goodbye Horses’, has died. She was 59 years old. The song appeared during […]

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Lizzo releases new video for ‘2 Be Loved’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Lizzo is officially everywhere. And his latest offering is the new music video for his single, “2 Be Loved (Am […]

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Madonna Praises Kendrick Lamar’s Latest Album, ‘It’s Insane’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Madonna, the longtime Queen of Pop, is constantly evolving in her craft. Most recently, the iconic singer was featured on […]

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Michelle Branch arrested in Nashville for alleged domestic assault

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Michelle Branch was arrested in Nashville on August 11 for domestic assault, hours after revealing that she and Black Keys […]

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The Story Behind Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Album Cover

Elisabeth J. Bruner

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name Prince? If we were playing people, we’d […]

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‘Hamilton’ Fans Rush to Shut Down ‘Unauthorized’ Church Texas Version

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Musical comedy hamilton is probably the most successful performance of its kind. Hence, he has many fans of the production. […]

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15 Things We Learned From Episode 1 Of The New Rolling Stones Documentary “My Life As A Rolling Stone”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Welcome to our coverage of the new documentary series, My Rolling Stone Life. The four-part television series about one of […]

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Review: A Band of Brother Brothers

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The Brothers Brothers/cover to cover/CompassFour out of five stars In the world of music, only a few things can be […]

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Julian Lennon drops new single, ‘Lucky Ones,’ ahead of new album ‘Jude’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Julian Lennon released his new single today (August 3) titled ‘Lucky Ones’. The new track precedes Lennon’s upcoming new album, […]

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Bananarama backs the magic on new album ‘Masquerade’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Some bands that have been there for forty years and have sold over 30 million albums might at some point […]

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5 Kate Bush Deep Cuts You Should Listen To

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Havingn’t released new material in a while, Kate Bush has had a surprisingly great year. As anyone who doesn’t live […]

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9 of the best feel-good songs from the 60s

Elisabeth J. Bruner

At the start of the decade, things looked bleak for music in the 1960s. On February 3, 1959, a plane […]

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Watch: Phoebe Bridgers brings Matty Healy on stage for ‘I Know The End’ in London

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Phoebe Bridgers continues her string of collaborations, adding 1975 frontman Matty Healy to the mix. The indie singer brought in […]

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Kanye West performs at Rolling Loud Fest, days after canceling headliner

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Just four days after canceling his headlining performance at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami on July 22, Kanye West […]

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John Rich’s ‘Progress’ Lyrics Have Political Meaning MAGA

Elisabeth J. Bruner

On Friday, July 22, country music star John Rich took to former President Donald Trump’s social media network, Truth Social, […]

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Chris Cornell Celebrated by Wife and Daughter on SiriusXM Special

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Famous grunge singer Chris Cornell was celebrated today (July 20) by his wife and daughter on what would have been […]

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Behind the untimely death and legacy of jazz pioneer Billie Holiday

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Similar to the founding principles of the blues, Billie Holiday’s life was marked by both the harsh realities of personal […]

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5 Little Known Facts About Dave Grohl

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Dave Grohl’s impact on culture is difficult to grasp. His work with Nirvana and The Foo Fighters left an irrefutable […]

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Brandi Carlile Reveals Lineup for 4th Annual ‘Girls Just Wanna’ Weekend, Featuring Wynonna Judd, Allison Russell and More

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile has announced the lineup for the upcoming 4th Annual Girls Just Wanna Weekend – and there […]

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Cardi B denies getting into a fight with a fan after pushing back onlookers with a microphone

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Cardi B’s performance at the Wireless Festival in London was certainly memorable. For starters, the “I Like It” rapper got […]

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Tyler, the creator accuses former collaborators of “selling [His] old songs”

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Tyler, the creator is pointing and naming names. The Grammy Award-winning rapper recently took to Twitter to accuse two of […]

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The 10 best Early Prime Day deals at Best Buy

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Best Buy is a worthy competitor to Amazon’s cut deals. Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching, where Amazon is slashing […]

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The “Supa Ugly” rap battle between Jay-Z and Nas

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The highly publicized feud between Jay-Z and Nas is unique for several reasons. For one thing, the feud seemingly came […]

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The Writer’s Block: Bonnie Raitt Makes John Prine Proud With Her History Songs

Elisabeth J. Bruner

With an affinity for The Gift of the Magi and early 20th century short stories by O. Henry and reflecting […]

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Man arrested for harassing Taylor Swift and trying to break into her New York apartment

Elisabeth J. Bruner

New York police arrested a person accused of harassing and threatening Taylor Swift near her Manhattan apartment twice in early […]

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Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker rushed to hospital in Los Angeles

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Travis Barker was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on June 28. The Blink-182 drummer, 46, was taken […]

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Gear Review: Martin Expands Modern Deluxe Acoustics Series

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Martin Guitars made a major expansion this year with its popular Modern Deluxe series adding seven new instruments to the […]

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New song Friday! Hear new music from Kane Brown, Meghan Trainor, WILLOW, Wolf Alice HER and more

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Hello and welcome to our running series where we share with you our favorite new songs and music videos of […]

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Gov’t Mule Announces New 2022 Fall Tour Dates

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Acclaimed blues-rock band Gov’t Mule have announced a number of new tour dates for 2022. Fans can purchase tickets for […]

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Teenager killed and others injured at DC Music Festival

Elisabeth J. Bruner

In Washington DC, a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed at a local music event. Several other people were injured […]

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Andrew Leahey: multitasking on a mission

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Andrew Leahey has always been a multi-tasker. It’s not necessarily a learned skill, but rather a habit he picked up […]

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Eminem Reinvents ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in New Elvis Biography Track

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Eminem adds hip-hop flavor to Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” in his new single from the soundtrack to The King of […]

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Victims say “It starts with love”, but it also starts with Kam Franklin

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Shamelessly themselves, The Suffers are here to share their full truth in their latest album, It starts with love. The […]

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Toby Keith reveals six-month battle with stomach cancer

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Country singer Toby Keith has revealed he has been privately battling stomach cancer and receiving chemotherapy treatments for six months. […]

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Review: Judah and the Lion Make a Mighty Roar

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Judah the Lion/The comeback/Cletus the Van RecordsFour out of five stars With their aptly titled fourth album, Judah the Lion […]

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Lil Nas X calls out BET in new diss track following snub awards

Elisabeth J. Bruner

As an artist still figuring out how to turn controversy into self-promotion, Lil Nas X has revealed a snippet of […]

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Watch: Lady A’s adorable 4-year-old daughter Hillary Scott sings ‘You Can Rest’ during soundcheck

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Lady A’s Hillary Scott is a proud mother and it shows. In an Instagram post, Scott shared a precious video […]

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Ringo Starr receives honorary degree from Berklee College of Music

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Ringo Starr joined the class of 22 at Berklee College of Music on Thursday, June 2, to receive an honorary […]

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BTS Mocked By Tucker Carlson For Visiting The White House, Speaking Out Against Anti-Asian Hatred (This Can’t End Well)

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Fox News host Tucker Carlson attended his show Tuesday night (May 31) to mock Korean K-Pop group BTS for visiting […]

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8 musicians who served in the military

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Although the demands of the military don’t seem to complement a creative spirit, many famous musicians have answered the call […]

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Review: Steve Earle Gives His Mentor Extra Adulation

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Steve Earle/Jerry Jeff/new westFour out of five stars Beyond his insurrectionary attitude, Steve Earle never failed to wink at the […]

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Eminem set to release extended reissue of ‘The Eminem Show’ album for 20th anniversary

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Eminem is one of the most popular and best-selling artists of the past 50 years. And the rapper will add […]

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10 songs that define Bob Dylan’s career

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Perhaps no other songwriter has had the level of career that legendary lyricist and musician Bob Dylan did. Conventionally known […]

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Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins Reveals ALS Diagnosis

Elisabeth J. Bruner

John Driskell Hopkins, founding member of the Zac Brown Band, shared devastating news with fans on social media. In a […]

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7 singers who weren’t successful songwriters

Elisabeth J. Bruner

The job of frontman is difficult. You have to dazzle an audience, perform a song, sing it the way you […]

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Harry Styles will livestream his “One Night Only in New York” concert

Elisabeth J. Bruner

His two previous solo albums, Harry Styles and Thin line, broke Harry Styles out of the boy band mold and […]

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Naomi Judd remembered by Brandi Carlile, Bono and more in emotional celebration of her life

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Following her recent passing, country star Naomi Judd was remembered in a touching celebration of her life by big names […]

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Daughtry Confirmed as “Dream Co-Writer” of 2022 Lyric Competition

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Rock superstar Daughtry has been confirmed as the “Dream Co-Writer” of the American songwriter’s 2022 Lyric Contest. One lucky and […]

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Stephanie Quayle’s self-titled album is a force of nature

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Let me set the scene for you. There’s a sure-footed, sure-sounding cowgirl who sings about life and love as she […]

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Oklahoma K-pop star AleXa wins ‘American Song Contest’

Elisabeth J. Bruner

A rising K-pop star from Oklahoma is the winner of the “American Song Contest.” Tulsa native AleXa won the new […]

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Country music legend Mickey Gilley dies at 86

Elisabeth J. Bruner

Mickey Gilley, a country singer of hits such as “Room Full of Roses,” “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at […]

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Taylor Swift Shares ‘This Love (Taylor’s Version)’ Re-Recording For ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ Trailer

Elisabeth J. Bruner

In her ongoing effort to reclaim her entire discography, Taylor Swift just teased the re-recorded version of her 1989 deep […]

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