Andrew Flanagan

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German 'Playboy' Retracts Ennio Morricone Interview, Calling It A 'Farce'

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A back-and-forth between Playboy Germany and the famed Italian film composer over an interview the magazine published this week has ended in disgrace for the publication and its journalist.


Missy Elliott, John Prine, Jimmy Cliff Among Nominees To Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Thursday, November 08, 2018

The 24 nominees will be whittled down to six before next year's induction ceremony. Elliott would be only the Hall's third rapper.


Author Haruki Murakami Will Donate A Record Collection 'Beyond The Bounds Of Sanity'

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Music is as intrinsic to the soul and spirit of Murakami's books as it is to the author's own.


Mac Miller Died From Overdose Involving Fentanyl, Coroner Finds

Monday, November 05, 2018

The Los Angeles medical examiner said cocaine and ethanol were also present at the time of death.


Stream The Mac Miller Tribute Concert With Anderson .Paak, Chance The Rapper And More

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Miller, who died last month, will be remembered by friends and collaborators at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on the evening of Oct. 31.


After Pittsburgh, Pharrell Demands Trump Never Play 'Happy' Again

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Pharrell Williams issued a cease-and-desist letter to Trump after his joyous song was played at an event the day of the massacre — re-opening a can of worms around music usage by political campaigns.


Sparring Candidates Duet In Music While They Duel For Votes

Monday, October 22, 2018

In the midst of campaigning against each other for a seat in Vermont's House of Representatives, Democrat Lucy Rogers and Republican Zac Mayo ended a recent debate with a striking collaboration.


Scientists Learn To Hear The 'Songs' Of Ice Shelves

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Scientists have found a new way to analyze the structural integrity of ice shelves at the end of the world, through the songs the winds sing on top of them.


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.