Elizabeth Cook Is as Country as Cornbread. On Her New Album, She Becomes a Rock Star

A regular listener to Cook’s freewheeling SiriusXM program, Walker was already a fan. “I listen to her Apron Strings show all the time and I fell in love with this girl from afar,” he tells Rolling Stone. “She’s a magnet. I find that to be a very important factor when working with somebody and making […]

Rethinking music, by percussionist Martin Grubinger

Yes, if we interpret the signals correctly. Just one example: Many institutions get public subsidies. And the taxpayer may ask himself sometimes, “These institutions are financed in part from my taxes, but what do I get out of it? Is this institution present in my region? Is it interested in what I am doing? Do […]

Hotel staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times before massacre

Since the shooting, more than 450 people have filed lawsuits against MGM Resorts; Mandalay Corp.; Live Nation Entertainment, which promoted the music festival; Slide Fire Solutions, maker of the bump stock devices Paddock used in the shooting, and the gunman’s estate. Many of the victims who have filed claims have questioned how the hotel staff […]

The Top 10 electronic & dance acts from Germany

The Top 10 electronic & dance acts from Germany # 8: Culture Beat Culture Beat is another leading light of eurodance. The project, masterminded by producer and DJ Torsten Fenslau, had its big breakthrough in 1993. The single “Mr. Vain” topped the charts in Germany, the UK, Australia and ten other countries, and became a […]

‘Bill and Ted Face The Music’ Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Plot

The trailer reveals that Bill and Ted 3 will feature exactly the kind of time travel trickery that made the original movie so fun, as the pair decide to steal the song from their future selves. The daughters, meanwhile, set out to assemble the ultimate band from throughout history, in a nod to 1989’s Excellent […]

Here’s the New Date For the CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards were originally slated to be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, which has been their home for every year but one since 2009. But a press release released Thursday (Sept. 10) said the show will consist of “epic outdoor performances in and around Music City.”

Pipe dreams: This ex-Swarathma drummer coaxes music out of scrap

His first big break in his solo career with green melody came in 2014, when he got to play live at the EDM festival Ozora in Hungary. He then played there four years in a row; his brightly painted drums made from empty cans became a fixture at every gig. “The emptiness creates a booming […]

Old Cheyenne theater gets new life as live music venue

The owners took a break to work on other projects but plan to return to such efforts and offer more with the venue. Their plans include free concert tickets for teens once the venue is at full capacity as well as training for those interested in lighting and sound production and seminars with national touring […]

Delta Force

Matthew Johnson is driving the country roads around Water Valley in his big, dented, Chevrolet pick-up truck, sipping on a cocktail, rolling through the woods and fields and swamps with no destination in mind and the stereo turned up loud. To really hear a piece of music he has to take it for a test […]

Behind the ’80s-Inspired Music of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Wedren, 45, says he and Wet Hot director David Wain have known each other nearly all their lives. The two attended a day camp at a synagogue together when they were four and grew up together in Cleveland. “It was at the dawn of the MTV era. I was always in bands, and he was […]