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Review: A different kind of Kendrick Lamar with new album

I Just finished listening to rapper Kendrick Lamar's “To Pimp a Butterfly" and realized it's a jazz record. I thought jazz was dead, and then some rapper just revived it after 30+ years of rigor mortis. Wow!

'Chinchineros' — Part of Chile’s intangible cultural heritage

Santiago - A true celebration of popular musical heritage was held on September 3 when 15 family groups performing traditional Chilean instruments exhibited their century-old skills in the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Centre (GAM) in Santiago de Chile.

Review: Ian Dury's back catalogue to be re-released as a boxset

The Chief-Blockhead's eight studio albums, from 1977's "New Boots and Panties!!" to 1998's "Mr. Love Pants," have been repackaged together in this delightful-to-look-at vinyl collection.

Review: INXS celebrate their legacy with 'All The Voices', a 10 LP boxset

The legendary Australian rockers are to re-release all their original albums, painstakingly remastered and repackaged, on vinyl and on CD.

Carole King to receive Gershwin prize

Singer-songwriter Carole King will be the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The award is a reflection of her long and many achievements in music.

Jimmy Savile offered to procure girls

Meic Stevens, the Welsh folk singer, has disclosed that Jimmy Savile offered to procure underage girls for him. Stevens claims that he had known of Savile's interest in young girls for years.

Op-Ed: Popular music's shameful sin

The Jimmy Savile scandal has revealed a shameful secret that was hiding in the dazzlingly bright light of glamour all along. Ever since its inception, popular music has always celebrated, glorified and sought to justify underage sex.
 

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Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
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