Andrew Flanagan

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Bono, Pharrell, Laurie Anderson And More Memorialize A... Cat

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

French artist Sophie Calle's cat died in 2014. To mourn him, Calle asked dozens of musicians — including Michael Stipe, The National and Jarvis Cocker — to memorialize him.


Leonard Cohen's Poem 'Kanye West Is Not Picasso,' As Read By Michael Shannon

Friday, October 12, 2018

Cohen talks Kanye, in the voice of Michael Shannon. It's all pretty straightforward, no?


Fyre Festival Co-Founder Billy McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

Thursday, October 11, 2018

McFarland also was ordered to pay restitution of just more than $26 million during the sentencing, where a judge called him a "serial fraudster."


Stevie Nicks, The Cure Among 15 Acts Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The list of 2019 nominees also includes Janet Jackson, Radiohead, Def Leppard and John Prine.


Geoff Emerick, The Beatles' Grammy-Winning Engineer, Dies At 72

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

The British engineer parlayed an early love of music into a career spent contributing to one of the most indelible legacies in pop music history.


Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder, Singer And Songwriter Marty Balin Dead At 76

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Balin was a principal contributor to the San Francisco psychedelic scene — and by extension, a prominent contributor to the sound of American rock.


Punks, Up Against The Wall

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The new book Burning Down the Haus fastidiously traces the self-discovery of punks in the socialist dictatorship of East Germany, and the violence and repression they endured on the way to freedom.


Europe's Copyright Reforms Are More Than (Just) A Boring Policy Change

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Two weeks ago, the European Commission approved new rules that will change how tech companies are required to deal with copyright infringement on their platforms. Unsurprisingly, it was controversial.


SiriusXM To Buy Internet Radio Pioneer Pandora In $3.5 Billion Deal

Monday, September 24, 2018

The deal for the satellite radio giant to take over Pandora is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019. Last year, SiriusXM invested $480 million in Pandora.


A Music Industry Peace Treaty Passes Unanimously Through Congress

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Music Modernization Act, which brings laws governing music up-to-date and streamlines life for everyone involved, is just about the only thing you could expect a divided Congress to agree on.


Anti-Kremlin Activist In Critical Condition After Suspected Poisoning, Pussy Riot Says

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the activist group Pussy Riot and the publisher of an independent media outlet, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, where he remains in critical condition.


The View From Inside Paul McCartney's 'Secret' Grand Central Show

Monday, September 10, 2018

The rock legend played hits, charmingly flubbed one classic and serenaded his wife in a release party for the record Egypt Station.


Coroner Rules Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan's Death As Accidental

Thursday, September 06, 2018

The singer was found in her London hotel room on Jan. 15, 2018.


The Strange Story Of Those Supposedly Fake Michael Jackson Songs

Monday, August 27, 2018

Last week, you couldn't escape headlines saying Sony Music had "admitted" to releasing songs under Michael Jackson's name that the pop icon hadn't actually sung himself. That's not quite the case.


Femi Kuti, Brian Eno And 86 Others Sign Letter Supporting Ugandan Opposition Leader

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Following the arrest of Ugandan politician and musician Bobi Wine, an extensive list of artists, politicians and activists have called for his release.


Reported Pair Of Elderly Germans Who Escaped To A Metal Festival Aren't, And Didn't

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A buddy story that went viral this week was seized on by many outlets, in part due to a misleading police statement.


Aphex Twin Returns With The Frenetic 'T69 Collapse'

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The producer and deep experimentalist born Richard D. James will release a new EP, Collapse, on Sept. 14.


Demi Lovato: Addiction Is 'Not Something That Disappears'

Monday, August 06, 2018

In her first public statement since being hospitalized nearly two weeks ago, Lovato addressed her struggles with addiction and thanked her fans in an Instagram post.


After Narrowly Avoiding A Career In EDM, Channel Tres Is Ready To Work

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

"I'm having a good rookie season," Channel Tres tells NPR after two very promising singles. But the L.A. artist says it's not quite time to celebrate.


French Media Giant Vivendi Announces Plans To Sell As Much As Half Of Universal Music

Monday, July 30, 2018

UMG is the parent company of labels including Capitol Music Group (and its landmark Los Angeles tower), classical label Deutsche Grammophon and the pop powerhouse Republic Records.