Brody Dalle Interview: Distillers’ Debut at 20, Early Years in L.A.

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Brody Dalle is rarely seen without her sneer. It was there last year, when she was mugging into an iPhone camera, posting from the road with her...

Venues Closing Across U.S.: What We Lose When Small Stages Disappear

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In 1969, Jeff Wolfram was carried into the Red Chimney — a Los Angeles restaurant his father had bought two years earlier — and placed on the...

Elton John Talks New ‘Jewel Box’ Rarities Collection, Bernie Taupin

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Elton John has more hits than just about any other artist in the history of the recording industry. Enduring favorites like “Your Song,” “I’m Still Standing,” and...

Sleaford Mods Break Down Their Upcoming Lockdown Record, ‘Spare Ribs’

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In the midst of a pandemic — and ample political and social turmoil — who better to release new music than Nottingham electro-punks the Sleaford Mods? Spare...

‘Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)’ Takes Us Back to the...

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On a fairly regular basis, Joni Mitchell’s official Twitter feed posts vintage photos of the genre-defining singer-songwriter. A few weeks back, up popped one of the most...

Raekwon on Why ‘Supreme Clientele’ Is the Greatest Album Ever Made

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon was among the hundreds of artists, writers, and industry insiders who took part in the vote that determined Rolling Stone’s all-new 500 Greatest Albums...

Jimmy Page Interview: Led Zeppelin, Bonham, Hip-Hop, Zoso, and More

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Before Jimmy Page will entertain an interview, he has a question of his own: “Do you play the guitar?” The correct answer, of course, is yes. “That’s...

Billy Joe Shaver: 10 Essential Songs

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Billy Joe Shaver, who died Wednesday at 81, wrote country songs about what he knew firsthand: sin and heartbreak, hard living and hard working, and ultimately salvation....

‘Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 1’: How New Collection Came Together

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Five years ago, Barry Bowman’s daughter brought him a box of his belongings that his ex-wife thought he might want to keep. The retired DJ went fishing...

Eddie Van Halen: The Joy and Pain of Rock’s Last Guitar Superhero

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In 1983, when Eddie Van Halen first built his beloved 5150 home studio in the hills near Hollywood, he decorated its kitchen with a photograph of a...