Chuck E. Weiss, Musician Who, in Love, Inspired a Hit Song, Dies at 76

Chuck E. Weiss, blues musician, club owner and outsize Los Angeles character immortalized in Rickie Lee Jones’s breakout hit song, “Chuck E.’s in Love,” died on July 20 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 76. His brother, Byron, said the cause was kidney failure. Mr. Weiss was a voracious musicologist, an encyclopedia of obscure jazz and early R&B […]

‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage’ Review: How a Festival Went Wrong

It is mildly surprising that it took so long for a documentary about the 1999 edition of the Woodstock music festival to be made. After all, this was an epic, epoch-defining debacle that deserves more scrutiny than, say, the Fyre Festival, a preposterous fiasco from 2017 that crashed before actually happening yet has already prompted two films about it. Garret […]

In Demand: Why Demi Lovato and Gojira Love Propeller

In 2015, he decided to launch a new platform called Propeller. But in order to get it up and running, he first had to convince Incubus to run a campaign on a site that didn’t yet exist, to which they quickly agreed. Through the site, Incubus gave away VIP meet-and-greet packages for every date of its upcoming tour with alt-metal […]

Higher Love, Kygo & Whitney Houston

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Somebody to Love, Queen

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5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Symphonies

In the past, we’ve chosen the five minutes or so we would play to make our friends fall in love with classical music, piano, opera, cello, Mozart, 21st-century composers, violin, Baroque music, sopranos, Beethoven, flute, string quartets, tenors, Brahms, choral music and percussion. Now we want to convince those curious friends to love symphonies, the sweeping musical statements at the […]

Vicky Cornell Shares Love Letter From Chris Cornell

In an interview, Vicky Cornell said that four years after her husband’s May 18, 2017 death in Detroit at age 52 she keeps his memory alive for their kids Toni and Christopher — Cornell has another daughter, Lily, from his first marriage — by keeping him “constantly” in the present. “We speak about him, we play his music, we share […]

Olivia Rodrigo, Courtney Love and the ‘Sour Prom’ Image

“People copy all the time, they call it homage, but sometimes the copy is just too blatant and it is quite annoying,” she wrote in an email. “I actually tried to sue once, but it is very complicated and in the end not worth it. Today social media is doing the job.” Mr. Walker, who photographed the “Sour Prom” image, […]

Seventeen Perform ‘Ready to Love’ on ‘Kimmel’

“Ready to Love” is lifted from Your Choice, Seventeen’s eight mini-album. The boy band has big ambitions. “The goal is to be on Billboard’s charts. We want to top the Billboard charts,” they said of Your Choice during a press conference last Friday, streamed from the Intercontinental hotel in Seoul, South Korea. The outfit also demonstrated the boisterous reaction they’d […]

Show Me Love (feat. Kimberly Anne), Sam Feldt

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Used to Love You Sober, Kane Brown

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Came Here For Love, Sigala & Ella Eyre

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