Multi-platinum singer Adele fired up the rumor mill last year with an enigmatic Tweet that hinted at a new album in the second half of 2014, but true to her label’s word, it did not materialize and appears to be set for a release later this year. The rumors began
Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the
The Academy has a long list to choose from for this year’s Best Original Song. There are over 75 potential nominees according to Rolling Stone (via Pitchfork). The list includes such acts as Arcade Fire, Fiona Apple, the Black Keys, Karen O, Rick Ross, Adele, and more.
In some respects, this week’s Oscar Watching reflects the tale of two Daniels: Steven Spielberg directs Daniel Day-Lewis in a biopic about President Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln, and Daniel Craig does his thing as James Bond for this third Bond flick, Skyfall. Believe it or not, we’re talking more about
The film, directed by Oscar winner Sam Mendes, relocates Bond (Daniel Craig) into the digital age. The espionage he once knew – the guns, the lifestyle and the gadgets – is beginning to disappear with MI6 fighting a new kind of war; one where field agents are largely unnecessary and battles are now won with intelligence.
When’s the last time you bought a song or album after hearing it on the radio? Okay, now when’s the last time you bought a song or album that you heard on rock radio? If you didn’t answer because you don’t remember or don’t listen to rock music, you’re in
Editor’s Note: Once again, I was presented with a wealth of choices from the writers’ Top Ten Albums of 2011 lists! Spanning everything from Tyler, The Creator to THE MUPPETS Soundtrack, this was a year wealthy in musical talent and variety. Without further ado, see what our music writers thought