Music

Drive-By Truckers Take a Stark, Bird’s-Eye Look at the Country in ’21st Century USA’ Video

Drive-By Truckers have released a pointed lyric video for “21st Century USA,” one of the understated highlights from the band’s 2020 record, The Unraveling. “I wrote this song during a rest stop outside of Gillette, Wyoming in January of 2018,” says the band’s co-frontman Patterson Hood. “Its blending of the …

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John Lennon 80th Birthday Livestream to Feature Peter Gabriel, 10cc

The second annual Dear John concert, in honor of what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday, will stream live on Friday, October 9th, at 3:00 p.m. ET from London’s Hard Rock Hotel on YouTube. Organized by Blurred Vision frontman Sepp Osley, the virtual show will feature performances and tributes to Lennon from …

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‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ Cast, Musicians to Reunite for Film’s 20th Anniversary

George Clooney, Dan Tyminski, Tim Blake Nelson, Chris Thomas King, and John Turturro are just a few of the names  featured in the Coen Brothers’ 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou? who will be reuniting for the film’s 20th anniversary next month. The digital event is part of the Nashville …

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My Morning Jacket Drop ‘Bring the Power Back Home’ Single to Benefit Voting Rights Group

My Morning Jacket are releasing a seven-inch single featuring a new song, “Bring the Power Back Home,” to benefit Stacey Abrams’ voting rights group, Fair Fight. The single will feature an electric version of “Bring the Power Back Home” on the A-side and an acoustic take on the B-side. The …

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RS Charts: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Continues Reign at Number One

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” spent a fifth week at Number One on the Rolling Stone Top 100 Songs chart, earning 29.6 million streams. The top of the latest chart remain unchanged relative to last week, with “WAP” followed by Drake and Lil Durk’s “Laugh Now Cry Later,” …

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Alicia Keys Gives Us All a Helping Hand on ‘Alicia’

When Alicia Keys made her debut nearly 20 years ago, the primary engine of her music was musicianship itself — her ability to passionately yet effortlessly elide the distance between classicism and modernity, entwining genres and eras in her playing, singing, and writing. Over the years, as we’ve gotten to …

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Jason Isbell Blasts Van Morrison, Covers ‘Into the Mystic’

Jason Isbell covered Van Morrison’s “Into the Mystic” in the latest segment of Amanda Shires’ I So Lounging livestream series, but not before addressing the recent controversy surrounding the musician. “There was a time in the past when our dear Van Morrison had such beautiful music, such beautiful songs, that everyone …

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Weezer and Fall Out Boy Face Off Over Strippers From Hell, Bad Restaurants on ‘Family Feud’

Weezer and Fall Out Boy squared off in a game of Celebrity Family Feud that aired Sunday night, September 20th. Because both alt-rock powerhouses are quartets, each had to bring in an extra member, with Weezer tapping producer, songwriter and regular collaborator Suzy Shinn, while Fall Out Boy enlisted comedian …

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RS Country Music Picks: Week of September 21st

Whether it’s coming out of Nashville, New York, L.A., or points in between, there’s no shortage of fresh tunes, especially from artists who have yet to become household names. Rolling Stone Country selects some of the best new music releases from country and Americana artists. Josh Turner, “Country State of Mind” …

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See Lady Gaga Talk ‘Chromatica,’ New Book on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Lady Gaga sat down with CBS Sunday Morning for an interview where the singer discussed her album Chromatica, her battles with depression and anxiety, her friendship with Elton John and her new book Channel Kindness. The face masked Gaga hosted the socially distanced chat from her Los Angeles home studio …

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