Archive | January, 2016

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Rihanna Song?

Rihanna surprised long-waiting fans this week with the sudden release of her eighth album, Anti. The LP followed the longest drought of new music for the singer, who typically releases new music yearly. On Anti, Rihanna swerved left from the singles she debuted throughout 2015, ditching the trap-folk of “FourFiveSeconds”… Source: RollingStone Link: Weekend Rock […]

Kanye West to Perform on 'Saturday Night Live'

Saturday Night Live has announced that Kanye West will be the show’s musical guest on February 13th, two days after the rapper releases his new LP Waves and debuts the album at a Madison Square Garden performance. Melissa McCarthy will host the SNL episode.  West has performed on the long-running NBC series four… Source: RollingStone Link: Kanye […]

See Kelsea Ballerini, Ingrid Michaelson Sing 'Girls' With Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper’s country covers LP Detour doesn’t drop until May 6th, but the singer gave a sneak preview of songs from the LP on Thursday night during her appearance on the musical web series Skyville Live. The episode, titled “Girls Just Wanna Have Friends,” also included strong performances from country’s Kelsea Ballerini… Source: RollingStone Link: See Kelsea […]

Read Rolling Stone Magazine With Our New App

It’s now easier than ever to read Rolling Stone’s in-depth music coverage, hard-hitting political exposés and revealing celebrity profiles with our newly launched app for iPhones and iPads. Every issue of the magazine will appear on your screen in a way that mirrors the print edition. The mobile version will… Source: RollingStone Link: Read Rolling […]

Hinds Take America: Late Nights, Loud Guitars

“One second – I’m going to grab a beer so I’ll feel relaxed and tell you our secrets,” Ana García Perrote says with a laugh. The 21-year-old singer-guitarist is backstage at a theater in Lille, France, killing time before she hits the stage with the Madrid-based quartet Hinds. Their shows… Source: RollingStone Link: Hinds Take […]

Hear Rostam Batmanglij's First Post-Vampire Weekend Song

Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij has released “Wood,” his first solo song following his departure from the band. Batmanglij announced his decision to leave the group on Tuesday. “Wood,” released under the name Rostam, is Batmanglij’s second release this year, following up the atmospheric “EOS” that had been debuted a… Source: RollingStone Link: Hear […]

See Chef Recreate, Eat ZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres' Mexican Food Photo

Streaming technology may allow for “on-the-go” access and the convenience of having the history of recorded music at your fingertips, but the LP format offers many notable advantages – like glorious gatefold photos of Mexican food. Austin chef Thomas Micklethwait paid tribute to both vinyl and burritos by recreating –… Source: RollingStone Link: See Chef […]