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There’s already a long list of artists in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame who’ve been influenced by New York Dolls. So isn’t it time these pioneers joined them? Formed in New York City in 1971, the band released just two albums – a self-titled record in 1973 and a follow-up, Too Much Too Soon, a […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Mar 1, 2021 As Zeds Dead‘s Deadbeats celebrates five years, Dylan Mamid and Zachary Rapp-Rovan are looking ahead to another impactful date: March 5. On the first “New Music Friday” of March, Zeds Dead will formalize Altered States, a new label built on electronic, chill, and downtempo sounds. The inaugural Altered States […]

by: Mitchell Rose Mar 1, 2021 According to the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) year-end report, United States recorded music revenues grew 9.2% in 2020 to $12.2 billion. The largest driver of the growth was streaming services, which accounted for 83% of reported revenues. Physical music sales were the next largest income source providing […]

by: Farrell Sweeney Mar 1, 2021 Nicky Romero is tapping into his emotive side with a new single, “Back To You.” Romero frequently fluctuates between collaborating with Protocol signees and putting out his own individual material, and “Back To You” sees the producer return to solo form. The song, distributed via Protocol Recordings, is infused […]

by: Austria Masim Mar 1, 2021 Dillon Francis‘ remix of Daft Punk‘s “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” is newly available on the blockchain-based alternative streaming platform Audius. The six-year-old remix trails the news of the dance icons’ split, announced February 22. In the midst of the breakup, a multitude of artists have articulated the impact that […]

Conway The Machine has hinted that a collaboration with Eminem and The Alchemist is on the way. The US rapper said he was “just here for the comments” when he was asked why he had re-tweeted the rumour from his own account. No official confirmation of a collaboration has been given. The tweet in question […]

Halsey has defended BTS after a German radio DJ was accused of making racist comments about the K-Pop giants. Matthias Matuschik faced criticism when he discussed the Korean band’s cover of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ while on air at Bavarian radio station Bayern3 last week. While talking about the track, he appeared to compare the group […]

The Story Of Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer has admitted she didn’t know who Stormzy was when she was told that he’d sampled the song that acts ast the show’s theme tune. The actress, who played the titular character in the 2002-2005 CBBC series, told NME in a new interview that she had to Google […]

Content warning: the following story contains descriptions of sexual assault. A lawyer representing 11 alleged sexual assault victims of rapper T.I., his wife or members of their entourage, has been approaching law enforcement authorities seeking a criminal investigation. The rapper – real name Clifford Harris – and Tameka “Tiny” Harris were the subject of allegations […]

The CEO of LiveNation has said that he expects large-scale US concerts to resume this summer. Michael Rapino made the comments in during Live Nation’s Q4 2020 earnings call last week, saying that he based them on conversations with governors in key US states. He said: “a clear outline to a 75 per cent to […]