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A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Between… More »

1994 was a big year for reclamations. Quentin Tarantino pulled John Travolta from Look Who’s Talking-franchise purgatory, gave him the closest thing Pulp Fiction had to a lead role, and reignited his career. George Clinton rode high with about five billion G-funk samples of his work, and he and his P-Funk All-Stars toured with Lollapalooza,… More »

Among the attributes necessary for pop stardom, a powerhouse voice is not typically on the shortlist. From Madonna to Rihanna, pop singers have long been able to excel at their occupation without the ability to wail away magnificently. It’s counterintuitive given that job #1 for singers is, ostensibly, singing, but there are other more important… More »

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Rick Rubin Just Annotated A Ton Of Kanye West, Beastie Boys, & Johnny Cash Songs On Genius

One of the redeeming qualities of community-annotated lyric site Genius is that they sometimes recruit cool artists and behind-the-scenes players to talk about songs that…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 6:58 pm

Watch Justin Vernon Perform With Megafaun In Durham

As the story goes there was once a band called DeYarmond Edison that was having difficulties and decided to break up. Three of the members…
Miles Bowe | May 1, 2014 - 10:43 am

Watch Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty, And Local Natives Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

Earlier this week, Johnny Cash's lost 1980s album Out Among The Stars finally saw the light of day. La Blogothèque put together a beautifully shot…
James Rettig | March 28, 2014 - 3:47 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn't write this column last week, since SXSW was just about monopolizing my attention. So we've got two weeks' worth of videos to sort…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 11:23 am

Johnny Cash – “She Used To Love Me A Lot” Video

The late Johnny Cash's lost 1980s album Out Among The Stars is out later this month, and today director John Hillcoat delivered his video for…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2014 - 10:55 am

Johnny Cash – “She Used To Love Me A Lot (Elvis Costello Mix)”

Later this month the world will get to hear Out Among The Stars a lost album of Johnny Cash's from the '80s. We've already heard…
Miles Bowe | March 4, 2014 - 1:56 pm

Odonis Odonis – “Ring Of Fire” (Johnny Cash Cover)

Toronto punk band Odonis Odonis are getting ready to put out their new album Hard Boiled, Soft Boiled this spring. For a taste of the…
Miles Bowe | February 18, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Johnny Cash – “I’m Movin’ On” (Feat. Waylon Jennings)

This year will see the release of Out Among The Stars, a collection of Johnny Cash songs from a lost session in the early '80s.
Miles Bowe | February 12, 2014 - 5:41 pm

Johnny Cash – “She Used To Love Me A Lot”

We lost Johnny Cash more than 10 years ago, but artists whose careers endure for decades tend to rack up treasure troves of unreleased of…
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2014 - 3:03 pm

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

The Simpsons’ 10 Greatest Rock Moments

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 12:02 pm

NME’s 100 Greatest Music Videos

To celebrate the launch of, NME put together a list of the 100 greatest videos of all time. While other publications' countdowns have given…
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 2:34 pm

Rosanne Cash Enlists Tweedy, Springsteen, Costello For Covers LP

You know when your parents are like, "What is that garbage you're listening to?" and turn down your Soulja Boy CD and try to turn…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2009 - 12:16 pm

Kids Play “Folsom Prison Blues” The Darndest Things

You should never force your kids to get onstage and perform anything, but if your kid does get onstage and perform something, hope and pray…
Amrit Singh | July 28, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Tribute Bands Take Over Letterman This Week

PopCandy lets us know that David’s booked a cover band for each night this week, starting tonight with Purple Reign (Prince) and then on to…
Amrit Singh | November 17, 2008 - 10:38 am

That previously reported Johnny Cash Remixed comp is streaming at Head over for a listen at Cash grabs by Apparat, Mocean Worker, Alabama 3,…
brandon | August 13, 2008 - 10:24 am

A Boy Named Snoop

You never thought to ask for it, but you got it: The forthcoming Johnny Cash Remixed album will feature “a performance from Snoop Dogg” on…
Amrit Singh | July 10, 2008 - 5:51 pm