| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:16 AM
There is a certain amount of whimsy attached to Stache, the speakeasy-style nightspot having its grand opening Saturday night in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District, but its intentions are quite serious.
Befitting the secretiveness of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Here in Hampton Roads, we're all about beaches and rivers. A string band from Nashville is coming our way to help us celebrate what's in our own collective back yard.
The Infamous Stringdusters are preparing to launch their 2013 American Rivers Tour,...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
It’s been 31 years since MTV ushered in a new means of artist promotion by popularizing the music video. As the network expanded its programming beyond songs and the Web became the go-to-place for artist discovery, sites such as YouTube soon...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:52 PM
First published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Calvin Johnson is unlike any musician I've spoken to before, and I've spoken to many. This characteristic has nothing to do with his status as a musician but rather the way he talks. Johnson is best known as the stoic-voiced presence behind Beat...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Recordings by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, Ringo Starr's first band and one of the most popular groups of the early Merseybeat era, have been unearthed after more than 50 years.
The band were at the forefront of the Liverpool scene but never made it...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Nascent recordings by Ringo Starr’s first band Rory Storm and the Hurricanes were recently discovered in the basement of the former Beatle drummer’s sister’s house, the BBC reports. The tapes date back to March 1960 and feature a 19-year...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:38 PM
MTV Hive is hosting the premiere of the Bangles' new single “I Will Never Be Through With You.” It's the first single from the group's forthcoming album, “Sweetheart of the Sun,” due on Sept. 13. It's the Bangles' first new album...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
MTV's new brand hopes to link U.S. audiences to imports and trends with weekly series, website. K-pop, Norwegian heavy metal, Bollywood and Brazilian baile funk are just a few of the international sounds that MTV is hoping to connect to......