Lucille Ball Demos a Precursor to Peter Frampton’s “Talk Box” (1939)
Decades before Peter Frampton made the Talk Box come alive on songs like “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Show Me the Way,” ..
A Six-Hour Time-Stretched Version of Brian Eno’s Music For Airports: Meditate, Relax, Study
Writing in his 1995 diary about his seminal ambient album Music for Airports, Eno remembered his initial thoughts going into it: “I ..
Hear Siouxsie Sioux’s Powerful Isolated Vocals on “The Killing Jar,” “Hong Kong Garden,” “Cities In Dust” & “Kiss Them for Me”
Like hundreds of other teenagers in late seventies England, Susan Ballion, better known as Siouxsie Sioux, embraced the anyone-can-do-it-ness ..
How Talking Heads and Brian Eno Wrote “Once in a Lifetime”: Cutting Edge, Strange & Utterly Brilliant
Few albums of the late 1970s and early 1980s have held up as well as those by Talking Heads, but what to call the music recorded on them? ..
In the 1920s America, Jazz Music Was Considered Harmful to Human Health, the Cause of “Neurasthenia,” “Perpetually Jerking Jaws” & More
These are some interesting stories about the Nazis and jazz, including one about a very bad jazz propaganda band created by Goebbels himself. ..
New single From Fontaines D.C. & Announce Debut Album
Our favourite band of the moment are back with a new single and release details for their debut album. Ahead of their sold-out UK headline ..
The Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious Sings Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”: Is Nothing Sacred?
In the great garden of forking paths and alternative timelines there are two other versions of The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle that ..
A Short History of Punk: From Late 50s Rockabilly and Garage Rock to The Ramones & Sex Pistols
Seems there was a time when the dominant story of punk was the story of British punk. If you knew nothing else, you knew the name Sid Vicious, ..
The Origins of the “Amen Break,” The Most Sampled Piece of Recorded Music Ever
You may not find the reference easily in a Google search. But hang around electronic musicians, DJs, or producers long enough, and you’ll ..
A Vintage Grand Piano Gets Reengineered to Play 20 Different Instruments with a Push of Its Keys
The Ukrainian Band “Brunettes Shoot Blondes” took a broken, vintage grand piano and reengineered it, turning it into “a ..
Nicki Minaj Drops Remix Of Meek Mill & Drake’s ‘Going Bad’ — Calling Out Her Exes?
She went there! Nicki Minaj dropped a new track on Queen Radio tonight, and it’s remix of — get this — Meek Mill and Drake’s ..
WINNER Reflect On Whirlwind Trip To America Before Show-Stopping New York City Performance
Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino and Seungyoon, took the stage at New York City’s iconic Madison Square Garden, but first, they told HollywoodLife ..
Sunny Malouf Stuns In New Video For Uber Relatable Breakup Anthem ‘One Minute’
Sunny Malouf is ready to kick short-lived romance to the curb! Watch the singer slay in her ‘One Minute’ video, & hear all about ..
How the Clavichord & Harpsichord Became the Modern Piano: The Evolution of Keyboard Instruments, Explained
Though different modern pianos may not sound exactly the same as one another, they all sound more or less like pianos to our ears. But the piano ..
CBGB’s Heyday: Watch The Ramones, The Dead Boys, Bad Brains, Talking Heads & Blondie Perform Live (1974-1982)
There are, I guess, still many things people can do these days to tap into the legacy of CBGB, but I wouldn’t recommend going near ..
Watch The Beatles Perform Their Famous Rooftop Concert: It Happened 50 Years Ago Today (January 30, 1969)
On January 3oth 1969, The Beatles took to the rooftop of the headquarters of Apple Records, located at 3 Savile Row, in central London. ..
Normani Flaunts Cleavage In Tight Black Corset In ‘Dancing With A Stranger’ Video With Sam Smith
Normani’s still dancing with a star, but this time, a ‘stranger’ — Sam Smith, that is! See the pop star twirl and mesmerize ..
Scenes from Bohemian Rhapsody Compared to Real Life: A 21-Minute Compilation
Bohemian Rhapsody, the 2018 bio pic about the British rock band Queen, had its fair share of factual inaccuracies–all well documented ..
Nick Cave Answers the Hotly Debated Question: Will Artificial Intelligence Ever Be Able to Write a Great Song?
Photo by Bleddyn Butcher via Wikimedia Commons Spike Jonze’s AI love story Her offered a sort of an answer to one of the critical ..
How Michel Legrand (RIP) Gave the French New Wave a Sound: Revisit the Influential Music He Composed for Jean-Luc Godard & Jacques Demy’s Films
When he died this past weekend, the prolific composer Michel Legrand left behind a large and varied body of work, one that won him not just ..
Yak – This House Has No Living Room (Featuring J. Spaceman)
Longstanding MM faves the London-based trio Yak will release their new album Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness next month ..
Visualizing the Bass Playing Style of Motown’s Iconic Bassist James Jamerson: “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “For Once in My Life” & More
As part of Motown’s Funk Brothers house band, James Jamerson was the bubbling bass player behind hundreds of hit records from Stevie ..