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Pervis Staples, a co-founding member of the iconic gospel group The Staple Singers, has died aged 85. Rolling Stone confirmed Staples’ passing with Adam Ayers, a member of Mavis Staples’ management team. Pervis died at his home in Dolton, Illinois on May 6, with no cause given. A funeral has been scheduled for May 17th […]

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has warned MPs about the growing rent crisis facing the UK’s nightclubs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The NTIA, which represents the interests of nightclubs, bars, music and entertainment venues across the UK, addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Night Time Economy yesterday (May 11) […]

Pervis Staples—co-founding member of the legendary Staple Singers—has died, as Rolling Stone reports. Staples’ death was confirmed to RS by Adam Ayers—a member of Mavis Staples’ management team. Staples died at his home in Dolton, Illinois on May 6. A cause of death has not been announced. He was 85 years old. The Staples Singers […]

by: Austria Masim May 12, 2021 Excision has announced a brand new two-day event, Reunion, taking place at Legend Valley, the home of his other successful festival venture Lost Lands, in Thornville, Ohio July 16 and 17. In contrast to the bass figurehead’s two flagship festivals, Reunion will not be hosting on-site camping. Instead shuttles […]

Charli XCX has revealed that she and Rina Sawayama have discussed making new music together. The pair have toured together in the past, and Charli hinted that their first official collaboration could be in the works. “Woke up at 5.30am thinking about rina’s purple dress,” Charli tweeted today (May 12) following last night’s BRIT Awards, […]

A new Bob Dylan museum is set to open in Oklahoma next year – get all the details below. The Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa will open its doors on May 10, 2022, almost exactly a year following its announcement today (May 12). An Instagram post announcing the new museum and sharing a photo of […]

Questlove of The Roots has discussed a pivotal moment in the band’s career when they were “saved” by Dr. Dre. Speaking with Mark Ronson on THE FADER Uncovered podcast, Questlove discussed The Roots’ sixth album, 2004’s ‘The Tipping Point’, and how it almost didn’t arrive following the dissolution of the band’s record label, MCA, the year […]

Arlo Parks has revealed that she plans to spend much of this year working on a new material, while also sharing a wide and varied range of inspirations. Watch our video interview with Parks above. READ MORE: The BRIT Awards 2021 – a night defined by its audience of heroes Having released her debut album ‘Collapsed […]

The 36th class of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees have taken to social media and other outlets to react to the news. Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Carole King, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go’s have all chimed in regarding the announcement of their inductions. First-time nominee Foo Fighters excitedly shared the news on Twitter, jokingly referring to guitarist Pat Smear’s former band. […]

Pi’erre Bourne has shared a video for his new single “Groceries.” The rapper and producer plays a grocery store clerk who gets robbed by a trio of gun-toting women. Watch the Jay Cloud-directed visual below. Last month, Bourne dropped a new track titled “4U.” His studio debut was 2019’s The Life of Pi’erre 4, which […]