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Today in musical birthdays: Lauryn Hill turns 49 (though she probably won't show up until she's 50), Lenny Kravitz is 60, Hank Williams Jr. is 75, Stevie Nicks turns...

Next Week in Music | May 27 – June 2 • 16 New Books

People have been telling me for years that I should write a book. And when a publisher recently offered me a deal, I seriously considered it. Then I decided...

Next Week in Music | May 27 – June 2 • On TV

The late-night chatterboxes are all MIA in the wake of Memorial Day, so the pickin's are what you might call slim. Of course, if you're the world's biggest fan...

Tommy Crane Promises You Dance Music for All Occasions

Picture this: A tanned, charismatic bandleader. He is tall and self-assured, clean-shaven, with a collection of combs in his dresser drawer at home. He plays drums. He has great...

Next Week in Music | May 20-26 • The Short List: 11 Titles You...

May 20 is Victoria Day in Canada. May 27 is Memorial Day in the U.S. But fear not: Music never takes a holiday. Just ask Paul Weller, Lenny Kravitz,...

Next Week in Music | May 20-26 • The Long List: 380 Releases On...

Today in musical birthdays: Pete Townshend of The Who turns 79, glamazon singer Grace Jones and sax maniac Tom Scott are both 76, on-again off-again AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd...

Next Week in Music | May 20-26 • 7 New Books

Michael McDonald takes it from the streets to the bookshelves, Iggy & The Stooges get updates, Brian Eno gets beached, Prince and NKOTB celebrate ruby anniversaries and more new...

Next Week in Music | May 20-26 • On TV

Are you ready for some rockumentaries? Well, you'd better get ready: Stax Records, The Beach Boys, Lollapalooza and Lady Gaga are all getting their closeups next week. Not into...

Thunder Pie | A Kind of Masterpiece

“We will try and know whatever we try We will be gone but not forever Come on let's try and know whatever we try We will be gone but not forever.” — Farewell...

Margaret Maria Champions Social Change Through Musical Innovation

Margaret Maria, a visionary innovator, creator, music producer, composer, cellist, and educator, is on a mission to advocate for programs and initiatives that “change the world", through her musical...

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Get Ready To Replay John Lennon’s Mind Games

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Anchored by the buoyant peace-and-love anthem, Mind Games, John Lennon’s fourth album of the same name was surprisingly written and recorded during an incredibly tumultuous...

Barbara Promise To Bring You Happy Days! Next Week

Barbara, a ’70s-inspired pop duo from Brighton, have just announced the upcoming release of their second EP Happy Days! Comprised of brothers Henry and John Tydeman, Barbara have captivated...

Rockin’ The Kremlin Goes Behind A Musical Iron Curtain

Rockin’ The Kremlin: My Incredible True Story of Gangsters, Oligarchs, and Pop Stars in Putin's Russia, the new book by David Junk with Fred Bronson that details the former's...

Next Week in Music | May 13-19 • The Short List: 19 Titles You...

It's another one of those nutso weeks when everybody and their dog — and their brother and their brother's dog — will be putting out a new album. So...

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