| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Rock the Bells added a batch of additional performers to its 2013 lineup from younger voices J. Cole, Pusha T and Action Bronson to veteran hip-hop statesmen KRS One and Slick Rick.
The additions, which were announced Monday night, included more than...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Last night I went to see The Hood Internet at Lincoln Hall. If you're not familiar with The Hood Internet, they're a DJ duo consisting of ABX (Aaron Brink) and STV SLV (Steve Reidell). They mash up hip hop and rock songs and it's a lot of fun to dance to....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Four technologies highlighted at NARM 2012 that promise to help bands make more money....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Hood Internet’s first album of original music, “Feat” (Decon), initially comes off as a departure from the Chicago-North Carolina duo’s trademark mash-ups.
Don’t believe the hype, says Steve Reidell, who partners in...
| Aug 28, 2012
Take a deep breath. OK, now you’re ready for another summer music fest, right?
We hope so. This weekend’s North Coast Music Fest (running through Sunday in Union Park) offers plenty of reasons to be excited for another weekend-long music...
| Aug 29, 2012
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It’s not the prettiest space in the city, and some of the rock acts can creep toward the “generic” label. Still, DD has been home to early shows from acts such as Kid Rock and The Killers;...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
The Electric Forest Music Festival begins today in Rothbury.
The festival, which superseded the Rothbury festival, runs through Sunday. It happens at the Double JJ Ranch.
Headliners for this year's festival include the String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Star Slinger is the stage name of Darren Williams, a quickly rising a producer/DJ from the UK. He has made his name on incredibly inventive instrumentals and rap remixes which often improve on the original, a rarity for most. He played the ever popular...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission.
“As far as the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Gene Vincent, the influential early rocker born in Norfolk, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. His band, The Blue Caps, were unfortunately overlooked by the Rock Hall -- until now.
Vincent's musical co-conspirators will be inducted...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Jazz vocalist Edye Evans-Hyde will be onstage at Crooked Tree Arts Center at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, with jazz quartet Mind's Eye.
Evans-Hyde is the 2011 West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year and has been singing jazz, blues and pop...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The bills could fundamentally re-make the Internet, but especially online music sharing....