Tina Turner Dead At 83 : NPR

Tina Turner.

Tina Turner, a soul and rock powerhouse known for her octave-defying voice and mesmerizing stage moves, has died at the age of 83. She died Wednesday in her home in Switzerland after a long period […]

Jim Brown death: How to watch ‘Mars Attacks,’ ‘Dirty Dozen’

black and white photo of man in uniform and helmet

When legendary Cleveland Browns fullback Jim Brown walked away from his NFL career in his prime, it was anything but an early retirement. The multitalented Brown, who died Thursday in Los Angeles at 87, turned […]

Naïssam Jalal: Healing Rituals review – cinematic album salutes the natural world | Music

The artwork for Healing Rituals.

It was the Neanderthals who imagined a soundmaking miracle hiding in a cave bear’s leg bone and carved it into the oldest known musical instrument. Should any of them happen to drop by 50,000 years […]

BlackBerry’s Iconic Waterloo Line Is From A Bizarre Canadian Viral Video

BlackBerry 2023, Glenn Howerton

Matt Johnson’s BlackBerry is deeply Canadian, despite starring distinctly American Glenn Howerton (in a possibly career-best role). The Juilliard-trained actor plays the corporate bully Jim Balsillie, who helped Mike Lazaridis (played by Jay Baruchel) and Douglas Fregin […]

Bossa nova pioneer Carlos Lyra at 90: ‘We wrote songs about our reality: the beach, sun and love stories’ | Music

Carlos Lyra in 1954.

In 1959, Carlos Lyra’s musical partner and lyricist Ronaldo Bôscoli said that bossa nova is a state of mind. Lyra thought he was talking nonsense. “Today, I’m actually agreeing with him,” he reflects more than […]

Ed Sheeran insists he would have ‘quit’ music if he lost copyright case – Music News

Ed Sheeran insists he would have 'quit' music if he lost copyright case - Music News

Ed Sheeran has maintained he would have “quit” making music if he lost a recent copyright infringement lawsuit. Back in 2018, the heirs of Ed Townsend – who co-wrote Let’s Get It On with Marvin […]

The Lemon Twigs: Everything Harmony review – rarely has stark despair sounded so lovely | Pop and rock

The artwork for Everything Harmony

Musical pastiche can be dangerous. When you go beyond having influences to embodying those influences, artists can easily slip into self-parody. You need spectacularly good songs to pull it off. The Lemon Twigs, a US […]

On my radar: Aaron Dessner’s cultural highlights | The National

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou.

Musician and producer Aaron Dessner was born in 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He plays guitar, piano and keyboard for the National, is one half of Big Red Machine alongside Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, and has […]

Left in the dark: the Upper Coquet valley’s fight for electricity – photo essay | UK news

Katherine Singer points to her neighbour’s house in the distance, approximately a mile away along a green valley.

As the diesel-fuelled generator pumps CO2 and toxic fumes into the air, Chris and Katherine Singer’s children kick a football not far from the exhaust. This is daily life for Chris and his family, who […]

The Met Gala 2023 red carpet looks

The Met Gala 2023 red carpet looks

Which look is your favorite? MANILA, Philippines – Top stars from Hollywood and established personalities in the fashion industry gathered on Monday, May 1 (Tuesday, May 2 in Manila) for the annual Met Gala at […]

9 Fascinating Facts About West Side Story’s Richard Beymer

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Richard Beymer is an 85-year-old American actor, director, and artist who has been active in the entertainment industry for over six decades. He is perhaps best known for his role as Tony in the 1961 […]

Little Richard: King & Queen of Rock n Roll on BBC iPlayer – Music News

Little Richard: King & Queen of Rock n Roll on BBC iPlayer - Music News

Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock’n’Roll – is now streaming on BBC iPlayer. The 90 minute feature length film gives a really wonderful insight into this legend of rock ‘n’ roll. Would you be […]