Nirvana was inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday evening, capping off weeks of tributes to the late Kurt Cobain with a rousing performance featuring not one, but four female vocalists on the mic.It had already been rumored that Joan Jett would join the surviving members of Nirvana earlier this week, as Dave Grohl had posted a picture of Jett's guitar next to his drum kit a few days ago. Indeed, Jett was the first to kick off the performance, leading the band...Read Full Story
It feels awfully strange to be writing about music this morning in Austin, where just a few hours ago two people were killed and dozens more injured in a terrifying accident during the South by Southwest Music Festival. Several times last night I walked past the line of hopeful fans assembled outside the Mohawk venue, where Tyler, the Creator was slated to perform. They were patiently waiting for the love of music, and what they got was unimaginable, senseless horror.
The accident has cast a...Read Full Story
(Mute Records | Facebook)A fresh new year requires fresh new tunes. Here are the latest new artists and songs to land on our radar, helpfully compared to your tried and true favorites in the name of musical discovery.Tori Amos + M83 = Polly ScattergoodPolly Scattergood's quivering, intensely intimate vocals frequently land her comparisons to Tori Amos and Kate Bush, but the lush and lovely electropop featured on her sophomore album Arrows has a vast and epic quality that will appeal to fans...Read Full Story
St. Vincent and David Byrne are gearing up for the European leg of their tour together as Love This Giant, and in celebration, they're giving you free music.Brass Tactics, a 5-song EP that includes a couple of live tracks, a couple of remixes, and "Cissus," a previously unreleased cut that didn't make it on the record, is available now on the duo's official website. Below, check out the tour teaser for the next leg of Love This Giant's musical journey.Read Full Story
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