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There was a moment last December when a lightbulb went off in my head, though it glowed more like a string of Christmas lights. My wife, daughter, and I were… More »


Earlier this year, Jasper Johnson — the young son of Matt Johnson, who has played drums for St. Vincent, Jeff Buckley, and many others — suffered a brain injury as… More »

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Billy Shakespeare’s death, Rufus Wainwright has put together an album of some of his most famous sonnets set to music. It’s called TakeMore »

Credit: Perry Farrell, The Roots, Beth Orton To Play NYC Talking Heads Tribute Concert

On March 23rd, an assortment of musicians will gather at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the work of David Byrne and the Talking Heads. The initial lineup includes: Perry Farrell, The… More »


What do Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, and Josh Groban have in common? They were all part of a massive group rendition of “Summer Nights” from GreaseMore »

On March 3rd Rufus Wainwright will release Vibrate, a greatest hits compilation that will feature one new song. That track is called “Me And Liza” and it is now available… More »

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At the end of the month, Starbucks imprint Hear Music and Concord will release Holidays Rule, a holiday songs collection featuring a bunch of standards performed by the likes of… More »


Rufus, who is a hero, puts a little too much acting into his head movements during his line reads on this Funny Or Die sketch, but this is a minor… More »

Rufus Wainwright dropped by Conan last night to play “Out Of The Game,” the title track to his latest. What those shoes, Margiela? Watch the performance below.
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Credit: Rufus Wainwright Black Cab Session

In the Black Cab Sessions video series, we see long, unbroken takes of musicians playing acoustic versions of their songs while sitting in old-school London taxis. The latest entry has… More »


Credit: Helena Bonham Carter in Rufus Wainwright's "Out Of The Game" Video

The slick and supple “Out Of The Game” is the title track from Rufus Wainwright’s forthcoming Mark Ronson-produced LP, and accordingly, Rufus has pulled out the stops for its video. More »

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Rufus Wainwright enlisted producer-to-the-stars Mark Ronson to man the boards for Out Of The Game, his forthcoming solo album. And two days ago, we posted the operatically lovely first single… More »

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Mark Ronson’s producing the forthcoming Rufus record Out Of The Game, a 12-song set featuring cameos from Nick Zinner, Sean Lennon, Nels Cline, Thomas Doveman Bartlett, and sister Martha. Rufus… More »


Credit: Rufus Wainwright on Fallon

On last night’s episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Rufush Wainwright sang “Minuit, Chrétiens,” the French version of the Christmas song “O Holy Night,” with the Roots backing him… More »

Credit: Progress Report: Rufus Wainwright

Progress Report: The mercurial singer/songwriter chats about his new Mark Ronson-produced album, Out Of The Game.

Since releasing his debut album back in 1998, Rufus Wainwright has proven… More »