Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys on new album, The Car 

In the two decades since they formed in Sheffield, Arctic Monkeys have evolved. The band have gone from indie upstarts to stylish retro-rockers with a penchant for vintage pianos and high concepts. It’s been a gradual process, but one that has seen the clattering guitars of barnstorming hits such as I Bet You Look Good … Read more

15 of Taylor Swift’s most emo songs ever, ranked

Taylor Swift’s affinity for emo music and culture is far beyond any doubt.  She’s performed with Hayley Williams (and included her Paramore pal in her “Bad Blood” music video), called Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz her “favorite lyricist,” dueted with Boys Like Girls, said Dashboard Confessional’s emo classic “Hands Down” is “perfection” and last year collaborated … Read more

George Strait’s Marriage Just Hit a Major Speed Bump, Report Claims

George Strait is reportedly looking to pump the brakes on his music career, which is allegedly causing a major speed bump in his marriage. The singer and his wife Norma, both 70, recently sold their property in San Antonio, Texas for $6.9 million. According to Radar Online, Strait now wants to spend most of his time … Read more

Country-music duo with Winston-Salem ties on Team Blake for Season 22 of NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Season 22 of “The Voice” is showcasing the talents of The Dryes, a husband-and-wife team from the Triad. Katelyn Drye a native of Winston-Salem and Derek Drye, a native of Thomasville, now live in Nashville, Tenn. The Dryes, a country-music duo, are on Team Blake and are preparing for the show’s Battle Rounds that started … Read more

Country-music duo with Winston-Salem ties on Team Blake for Season 22 of NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Season 22 of “The Voice” is showcasing the talents of The Dryes, a husband-and-wife team from the Triad. Katelyn Drye a native of Winston-Salem and Derek Drye, a native of Thomasville, now live in Nashville, Tenn. The Dryes, a country-music duo, are on Team Blake and are preparing for the show’s Battle Rounds that started … Read more

Could a trained Hindustani musician be the father of acid house?

While researching India’s electronic music scene for a book, DJ, producer and writer Samrat B aka Audio Pervert stumbled upon an album that turned the clock back on the genre by a decade. B had dated the birth of electronic music in India to the early 1990s. Now, he found the timeline yanked all the … Read more

‘I just give from my heart’

Dolly Parton has made a second $1 million donation to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its research into children’s diseases. NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton laughs at the idea that she is some sort of secret philanthropist. Sure, social media sleuths did piece together this week that the country superstar had been quietly … Read more

‘I just give from my heart’

Dolly Parton has made a second $1 million donation to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its research into children’s diseases. NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton laughs at the idea that she is some sort of secret philanthropist. Sure, social media sleuths did piece together this week that the country superstar had been quietly … Read more

‘I just give from my heart’

Dolly Parton has made a second $1 million donation to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its research into children’s diseases. NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton laughs at the idea that she is some sort of secret philanthropist. Sure, social media sleuths did piece together this week that the country superstar had been quietly … Read more