Digable Planets Announce Reachin’ 30th Anniversary Tour

Digable Planets: Reachin’ 30th Anniversary Tour

Digable Planets have announced a tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1993 debut, Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space). The concerts take place across North America in September. See the band’s […]

Big Thief’s Buck Meek Announces New Album Haunted Mountain, Shares Video for New Song: Watch

Buck Meek: Haunted Mountain

Buck Meek, the singer-songwriter who plays guitar in Big Thief, has announced his new album. The follow-up to 2021’s Two Saviors is called Haunted Mountain, and it’s out August 25 via his new label home, […]

CD Baby to End Physical Distribution Service, Close Warehouse

CD Baby Partners with Cosynd to Streamline Copyright Registration

Following an October layoff round and an April reorganization within its Downtown parent, CD Baby is getting out of the physical distribution game. The Portland-headquartered distributor just recently detailed the operational pivot (which, despite the […]

Judge Approves Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab Class-Action Settlement

new vinyl record pressing plant

Photo Credit: Karl Hörnfeldt Last August, self-described audiophile “reissue label” Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) was named in multiple class-action complaints for allegedly making misrepresentations about its mastering process. Now, a judge has approved a […]

Jalen Rose talks hip-hop with Naughty by Nature rappers

Naughty By Nature performs at the Newark Celebration 350 Founders Weekend Festival on May 14, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey.

As hip-hop turns 50 and we pull back the lens to see its full story, we can appreciate the rappers who truly changed the game from an artistic and business perspective. That list wouldn’t be […]

The Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts’ Jazz Recordings Compiled on New Album Anthology

Charlie Watts: Anthology

An album of jazz recordings from the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts is coming on June 30, via BMG. Anthology spans 20 years of recordings in various configurations, including collaborations with double-bassist Dave Green and saxophonists […]

Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten Announces Debut Solo Album, Shares New Video: Watch

Grian Chatten: Chaos for the Fly

Fontaines D.C.’s frontman, Grian Chatten, has announced his first solo album: Chaos for the Fly comes out on June 30 via Partisan. The full-length includes Chatten’s recent single “The Score” and a new song called […]