By now, much of the music world has heard about veteran folk singer Michelle Shocked's deplorable rant in San Francisco from earlier in the week. Almost everyone has weighed in on it and to put it bluntly, her career is on life support.
Mutya BoseSinead O ConnorThe El Rey TheaterFeb. 20, 2012 Sinead O'Connor cuts a tragic figure. When she debuted The Lion and the Cobra in 1987 she blew everyone away with her anger, passion and intensity. Twenty-five years later, her extreme antics (tearing up a photo of the Pope, getting ordaine ... More >>
The talk of the sports world has been New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin. Yes, we all know his story already and yes, we know the overwhelming media hype surrounding his improbable ride, but that doesn't mean we're going to shy away from taking a look at the musical angle of Linsanity. That being s ... More >>
Daniel Radcliffe says he listened to a lot of Radiohead to get into character for shooting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, where his character Harry
confronts Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), says Access Hollywood. He also listened to a lot of Hope of the States. "There are certain
songs.. ... More >>
It makes sense that Girl Talk, famous for smooshing together seemingly incongruous songs (gangsta rap with Sinead O'Connor and Aphex Twin), would choose the House Party 2 soundtrack as his favorite. "There are so many heavy hitters on this soundtrack," he says. "It goes from uptempo party t ... More >>
Charity records often bring together oddball combinations of musicians (or semi-musicians; see Aykroyd, Dan and "We Are the World"). According to Rolling Stone, a brand-new anti-nuclear-weapons benefit album titled Prayer Cycles 2: Path to Zero will do just that. Artists ranging from Sting to Sin ... More >>