Emily Herndon, in her forthcoming full-length debut as May Stands Still, refuses to play to the hushed fragility that’s become the folkie-ingenue stereotype — forcing us to hear her songs in a whole new way.
Archive for October 17th, 2012
Bring up the word “hard core” to describe music and most people might think you’re referring to “hardcore punk” or “hardcore techno”, or any music with a louder, primitive edge to it.
‘No joke; that actually happened': Wolfgang Van Halen discusses incident in hotel lobby with One Direction
Wolfgang Van Halen, filling in on Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti’s solo tour, says he arrived in Birmingham, England to a rude welcome — and from the British singing group One Direction, no less.
‘I have a song that I really love': Stevie Nicks says momentum could be building for new Fleetwood Mac recording
Fleetwood Mac fans not only have a promised tour to look forward to, but perhaps new music as well.
Craig Chaquico is ready to rock again — or more specifically blues-rock again. After years of work as a best-selling acoustic artist, the former Jefferson Starship guitarist has dug back into his earliest influences.
Formed in 1959, the Ventures were one of the most influential acts of the pre-British Invasion era. Specializing in electric guitar instrumentals, the Tacoma, Washington band inspired troops of kids to slip on six-strings
Ragged and raw, then as suave as a velvet wide-brimmed hat, Gary Clark Jr.’s long-awaited full-length debut is so eclectic as to make the term sound somehow confining and staid.
OK, so I just got done reading this impossibly stupid article (which I refuse to link to because, yes, it’s that stupid) about how jazz music isn’t popular because the artists are not writing music that the kids want to hear