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Defeating The Jazz Zombies: America’s Music Is Alive & Well — These 7 Artists Are Proof

Jazz has a zombie problem. Musicians who’ve been dead for decades continue to stalk the commercial landscape, grabbing listeners new to the genre before they…
Phil Freeman | September 12, 2016 - 11:21 am

Counting Down

Miles Davis Albums From Worst To Best

Miles Davis was one of the most important musicians of the 20th Century. How important? He's one of the two or three jazz musicians non-jazz…
Phil Freeman | November 6, 2014 - 12:10 pm

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Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

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Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu) Video

Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything's Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of…
Collin Robinson | June 24, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

A couple months back we learned that a host of notable names would be featured on the Miles Davis tribute album Everything's Beautiful. Erykah Badu,…
Collin Robinson | May 17, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, KING Appear On Miles Davis Tribute Album

Miles Ahead -- the Miles Davis biopic which Don Cheadle, wrote, directed, and stars in -- is quickly approaching its release on 4/1. The original…
Collin Robinson | March 9, 2016 - 6:05 pm

SXSW 2016 Film Premieres Include Sky Ferreira Thriller, Death By Audio Doc, Chet Baker Biopic

SXSW 2016 is fast approaching. We already know the full lineup of bands that will descend on Austin next month for the music side of…
Peter Helman | February 2, 2016 - 8:24 pm

Watch The Trailer For Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic Miles Ahead

Don Cheadle's long-in-the-works Miles Davis biopic, Miles Ahead, will finally be released this year -- it debuted at last year's New York Film Festival, and…
James Rettig | February 2, 2016 - 4:45 pm

Watch Don Cheadle As Miles Davis In First Miles Ahead Teaser

Don Cheadle's crowdfunded directorial debut Miles Ahead, a Miles Davis biopic starring Cheadle himself as the jazz legend, is premiering at the New York Film…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2015 - 9:00 pm

Obama Shares Vacation Playlists Featuring Florence + The Machine, Beyoncé, Okkervil River

Let's not bury the lede here: President Obama seems to be siding with Spotify in the streaming wars. POTUS tweeted a pair of vacation playlists…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 12:13 pm

Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

Check Out The First Photo Of Don Cheadle As Miles Davis

We learned last month that Don Cheadle is starring as Miles Davis in Miles Ahead, a crowdfunded biopic that doubles as Cheadle's directorial debut. Above,…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Don Cheadle Crowdfunding Miles Davis Biopic

Don Cheadle has talked about his hopes of making a Miles Davis biopic for quite a while, though that possibility has seemed less and less…
Miles Bowe | June 4, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA's Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than his…
Michael Nelson | June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XIII: Hear New Frog Eyes, Win New Miles Davis

'Gum Droppers, you may wanna pop into that spam folder; there's a good chance this week's blast wound up sorted alongside other sordid emails due…
Stereogum | November 21, 2007 - 12:26 pm

Video Hangover: Artists United Against Apartheid – “Sun City”

Every week, we dig in the archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. And then, Jon McMillan breaks 'em down…
Stereogum | October 2, 2007 - 11:13 am

Casting Couch: Miles Davis

Earlier this year, we celebrated Don Cheadle being tapped to play the Prince Of Darkness in a biopic tackling the jazz innovator's legendary career and…
Stereogum | November 20, 2006 - 9:47 am

The Rerebirth Of Cool

He's been gone for 15 years, but that's not stopping Miles Davis from having a crazy busy 2006. The King of Cool is celebrating his…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2006 - 11:31 am

Rock Hall ’06 Nominees

The R&R HOF committee, which hates every band that debuted in 1981, has announced its new inductees:Black Sabbath (eighth time's a fucking charm!) Miles Davis …
Scott Lapatine | November 28, 2005 - 11:07 am

Class Of 1981 Snubbed

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame ballots have been mailed, and apparently the nominating committee couldn't find one newly eligible act to include. Artists can…
Scott Lapatine | September 19, 2005 - 7:02 pm

Modest Mouse

Last night we went to see Collateral. The plan was to see Napoleon Dynamite, but I couldn't convince Kevan that it was better than all…
Stereogum | August 7, 2004 - 3:32 pm