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Who’s Shawn Mendes? You’re About To Find Out, Whether You Like It Or Not

Imagine you are a precocious teenage dreamboat from Toronto who got famous covering Justin Bieber and other pop stars on Vine -- so famous that…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 1:25 pm

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Tomorrow Never Knows: How 1966’s Trilogy Of Pet Sounds, Blonde On Blonde, And Revolver Changed Everything

The 1960s cast a long shadow. We live in nostalgia-addled times, an era when retro-culture and revivals are ever-present and intermingled in the vast and…
Ryan Leas | August 5, 2016 - 11:31 am

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They Don’t Want You To Read This Article About DJ Khaled

What does DJ Khaled do, exactly? …
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm

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Frank Ocean Blonde Comment Party

After a seemingly endless series of teases, but not at all long after Endless, Frank Ocean has really, truly, honestly delivered The Album Formerly Known
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2016 - 7:09 pm

Weaves – “Help!” (The Beatles Cover)

One of the best things about Weaves is the way their music seems to deconstruct and rebuild standard rock tropes on the spot -- "bent…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2016 - 9:55 am

Watch Muppet Band Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem Play Their First Festival At Outside Lands

Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem made their first-ever live festival appearance at San Francisco's Outside Lands today. The Muppets' Dr. Teeth, Animal, Janice, Floyd…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2016 - 7:19 pm

Regina Spektor – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (The Beatles Cover)

It's a big week for Beatles covers in children's animated entertainment. Earlier this week, Netflix began streaming the first season of Beat Bugs, its Beatles-themed…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2016 - 1:40 pm

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They Don’t Want You To Read This Article About DJ Khaled

What does DJ Khaled do, exactly? …
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm

Hear The Shins Cover The Beatles For Netflix’s Beat Bugs

Beat Bugs, Netflix's Beatles-themed animated kid's show, is premiering next week. We've already seen a teaser trailer, and today, the full trailer has arrived, along…
Peter Helman | July 27, 2016 - 9:34 pm

Newly Discovered Beatles Demo Up For Auction

As I noted while watching Paul McCartney kick out the jams recently, Beatlemania was a very long time ago, and seemingly every artifact from that…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2016 - 5:29 pm

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Paul Is Alive: 10 Quick Thoughts Upon Seeing Paul McCartney With My Dad

1. My first musical memory is riding around in my dad's car listening to cassette tapes. In a reflection of the times and my parents'
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2016 - 2:26 pm

Watch The Trailer For Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years

The early years of Beatlemania have already been chronicled to death, but it's still fun to think about this band coming out of nowhere, conjuring…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2016 - 10:02 am

Melvins – “I Want To Tell You” (The Beatles Cover)

Sludge-rock overlords Melvins are planning to release Basses Loaded, their latest album-length experiment. On this one, they're teaming up with a whole pile of guest…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2016 - 2:09 pm

Paul McCartney Played “A Hard Day’s Night” Solo For The First Time Ever Last Night

Paul McCartney has never done a live solo version of "A Hard Day's Night," the title track from the Beatles' third album ... until now.
Collin Robinson | April 14, 2016 - 12:27 pm

R.I.P. George Martin

George Martin, the influential producer and arranger who is often known as "the fifth Beatle" for his extensive work with the band, has died, Billboard
Peter Helman | March 9, 2016 - 2:14 am

“Holy Grail” Beatles Record Heading To Auction

A rare early Beatles record, described by the editor of Record Collector Rare Record Price Guide as "one of those Holy Grail items like the…
Peter Helman | February 27, 2016 - 6:37 pm

Watch The Trailer For Beat Bugs, Netflix’s Beatles-Themed Cartoon Feat. New Covers

Netflix has announced a new animated children's show based around songs by the Beatles. It's called Beat Bugs, and will feature covers from popular musicians…
James Rettig | February 10, 2016 - 10:38 am

London O’Connor – “In My Life” (The Beatles Cover)

Last year we appreciated London O'Connor's unconventional debut album O∆, noting, "Not quite a rapper, not quite a singer, O'Connor’s voice thrums over beats and…
Chris DeVille | February 2, 2016 - 5:21 pm

Watch Spoon’s Britt Daniel Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Set to be made available for purchase on 2/26, the day after what would have been George Harrison's 73rd birthday, Hot Records Ltd. and Vagrant…
Michelle Laggan | January 29, 2016 - 9:37 am

Watch Florence + The Machine Cover The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” In Paris

Florence + The Machine finished up their How Blue tour at Le Zénith in Paris on Tuesday night. They closed out the show with a…
Peter Helman | December 25, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Let It Stream: The Beatles Are Now On Spotify, Apple Music, & Other Services

After holding out on streaming services for longer than almost anyone else, the Beatles have now licensed their albums to basically every streaming service that…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm

Beatles Reportedly Hitting Streaming Services Next Week

It's already been a big year for streaming music, but the year isn't over yet. The determinedly old-school AC/DC finally caved and lent their catalog…
Peter Helman | December 19, 2015 - 10:56 am

Watch Spoon, Brandon Flowers, & Chris Stapleton Cover John Lennon At 75th Birthday Concert In NYC

John Lennon would have turned 75 in October, and last night, an all-star lineup of musicians converged on Madison Square Garden to pay tribute in…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Donald Trump Is Playing Adele At Rallies

There are two certainties in this world: Everyone is listening to Adele, and Donald Trump is playing music at his rallies that its creators don't…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 2:05 pm

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Here Comes Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik is looking more and more like our next Justin Timberlake. Maybe not yet, but the 22-year-old Englishman of Pakistani lineage has seized the…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2015 - 2:52 pm

MSG John Lennon Tribute With Brandon Flowers, The Roots, Eric Church, & More To Air On AMC

John Lennon would have been 75 this year, and in honor of that anniversary, the Theater At Madison Square Garden will host an all-star tribute…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 11:05 am

Kurt Cobain – “And I Love Her” (The Beatles Cover)

We heard a portion of Kurt Cobain's Beatles cover from Montage Of Heck earlier this year, but it disappeared quickly. Now "And I Love Her"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 8, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Kurt Cobain “And I Love Her”/”Sappy” 7″ Out This Fall

A new Kurt Cobain 7" containing songs from Brett Morgen's biopic Montage Of Heck is on the way. The Vinyl Collective message board points to…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2015 - 11:44 am

David Gilmour – “Here, There And Everywhere” (The Beatles Cover)

David Gilmour recently confirmed that Pink Floyd is 100 percent done now that last year's The Endless River is out in the world. So what…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Watch Paul McCartney Play “Get Back” With Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard And “FourFiveSeconds” At Lollapalooza

During the encore of his headlining set at Lollapalooza last night, Sir Paul McCartney brought out Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard to assist on "Get…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 10:36 am

8 Lingering Questions About Apple Music

Apple announced its new Apple Music platform Monday with plenty of fanfare, spawning a range of reactions from "Welcome, Apple" to "Oh ok." The prospect…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2015 - 1:15 pm
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