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Monkees guitarist / singer-songwriter Mi...

Michael Nesmith, best known for his time with the Monkees as a guitarist / singer-songwriter, has passed away. He was 78 years old. Nesmith’s death was confirmed at Rolling stone in a statement from his family which reads: “With Infinite Love, we announce that Michael Nesmith passed away this morning in his home surrounded by […]

Monkees singer-songwriter Michael Nesmit...

Monkees singer and guitarist Michael Nesmith, a pop visionary who wrote many of the band’s most enduring songs before laying the foundations for country rock with the First National Band in the early 1970s, died of natural causes on Friday. He was 78 years old. “With Infinite Love, we announce that Michael Nesmith passed away […]

Author and music journalist Greg Tate di...

Author and essayist Greg Tate, known as the godfather of hip-hop journalism, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 64 years old. WBGO Nate chinen was the first to report Tate’s death on Twitter Tuesday morning, Good player reports. AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 12: Greg Tate attends the ‘I Am Richard Pryor’ premiere during the […]

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter a...

Grammy-nominated and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo will perform Live at the Marquee next year. The ‘driving license’ hitmaker will take the stage in Cork on June 29 as part of his 2022 SOUR to visit. Starting April 2 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, the tour will visit more than 40 […]

Singer – New single from songwriter Subh

MUMBAI: Indo-American singer-songwriter Subhi @subhimusic who released her original Hindi singles like Aagosh, Cage, Naqaab and Mehfil, recently released a dark remix version of her hit single “Wake Me Up”. It will be her first song after her pregnancy. Her previous EP “Define Me” was conceived and produced entirely during her pregnancy. And Wake Me […]

Former MSU singer-songwriter Adam Chaffi...

The MSU Music Industry Club will feature Nashville-based singer-songwriter and MSU music alumnus Adam Chaffins (class of 2011) for two performances at Morehead. The first show will take place at 7 p.m. on October 21 in the Duncan Recital Hall of the Baird Music Pavilion. The second performance will take place in downtown Morehead at […]

Excellent rock music book by a local aut...

by Len Lear Stephen Tow is a brilliant writer and researcher, but his timing is world-class unlucky. Tow is the author of “London, Reign Over Me: How England’s Capital Built Classic Rock” (Rowman & Littlefield), which chronicles rock music from the British Isles in the 1960s and early 1970s. the music of the British invasion […]

‘Dream Come True’: Avery Co. Music Journ

Eight-year Newland resident Derek Halsey received his 10th International Bluegrass Music Award nomination in July, having written at least 40 bluegrass-related articles each year for more than a decade. Halsey is a freelance journalist who writes for Mountain timetable, Capital At Play in Asheville and the Grammy Award Recording Academy in Los Angeles, California. Since […]

The 2020 Music Book Preview

Are you looking for an excellent music-themed memory, oral history, novel or photography book? Dough has you covered. There are plenty of highly anticipated music books this year, including Tori Amos and Jarvis Cocker’s memoir, a deep dive into Radiohead Child A to celebrate his 20th birthday and a Spike Jonze photo book to match […]

Iconic rock music journalist Nick Tosche...

Nick Tosches, beloved music journalist and biographer, has died at the age of 69. Tosches began writing in the 1960s alongside Lester Bangs and Richard Meltzer. Together, the three rock writers were dubbed “Noise boys” by journalist James Wolcott because of their adventurous writing styles. Rock music journalist and one of the Noise Boys, Nick […]

Marc Spitz, veteran music journalist and...

Marc Spitz, music journalist, playwright and author, has died at the age of 47. Rolling stone confirmed the author’s death, although a cause was not immediately available. Spitz wrote for publications including Twirl, the New York Times, Vanity Show and Rolling stone and has been the author of several music books including that of 2001 […]

Pioneering local music journalist has di...

Pioneering local music journalist has died aged 64 Pioneer music critic Paul Williams died at his home in Encinitas on Thursday. KPBS cultural reporter Angela Carone said Williams was the founder of an influential music magazine called Crawdaddy !. Pioneer music critic Paul Williams, whose music magazine laid the foundation for publications like Rolling Stone, […]