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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 […]

Husband remembers life of legendary Nati...

item Singer, songwriter and guitarist Joanne Shenandoah is shown performing on stage. (Photo by John Atashian / Getty Images) PHOENIX – A legendary singer / songwriter known for changing the landscape of native music has died in Scottsdale. Joanne Shenandoah, known as the musical matriarch of Native Americans, won a Grammy in 2005, as well […]

Singer-songwriter Eeppi Ursin dreams of ...

Eeppi Ursin, photo by Jyri Sariola New York-based singer-songwriter Eeppi Ursin is releasing a new single and music video “When It’s All Over,” a song inspired by a pandemic about a better future. This song is totally inspired by the pandemic and the strange period of confinement and social distancing that we all went through. […]

Cambridge singer-songwriter Cavetown to ...

Highly-demanded indie-pop phenomenon Cavetown is making a name for himself around the world – and his musical journey began right here in Cambridge. Cambridge Cavetown singer-songwriter Cavetown – AKA Robin Skinner – was in Brooklyn, New York City, when I met him via Zoom. He had been there for about two weeks, rehearsing with his […]

singer-songwriter dies at 64 – Legacy.co

Joanne shenandoah was a singer and songwriter celebrated as “the musical matriarch of Native America”. Grammy-winning career Shenandoah was a member of the Oneida Nation of India and grew up on the Oneida Reservation in New York City. She was a direct descendant of the 18e-th century chief of Skenandoa tribe. Through her work, Shenandoah […]

Singer / songwriter Prolific SF celebrat...

By Dave Pehling SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A Bay Area songwriter who has been setting the bar high for chamber studio producers for over 20 years, Kelley Stoltz celebrates the deluxe re-release of his 2001 album Antique glow at the Great American Music Hall on Friday. READ MORE: Firefighters respond to campervan fire in […]

Warner Music: Multi-platinum singer-song...

Mexican-American star prepares for first Spanish release Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ally Brooke has entered into an exclusive global publishing administration agreement with the Latin American division of Warner Chappell Music (WCM). The Mexican-American star is currently preparing her first Spanish-language single / video, “Mi Musica” (October 22), and an upcoming all-Spanish album, in collaboration with top […]

Hayko dead | Armenian singer-songwriter...

Eurovision candidate Hayko, who represented Armenia in 2007, has died at the age of 48. The singer-songwriter, whose full name was Hayk Hakobyan, died today in the Armenian capital of Yerevan after falling ill with COVID-19 last week. The Eurovision Song Contest paid tribute to Hayko on Twitter, writing “You Will Always Be In Our […]

Paddy Casey “Cut U2 Music Book From A St

One of Ireland’s most beloved singers, Paddy Casey, has revealed how his obsession with U2 as a teenager put him on the path to stardom. remembers going to see their Rattle and hum rockumentary 30 times in the cinema when it was released in 1988 – and admits to having stolen a book by Joshua […]

Music journalist Jim Bessman has died at...

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Jim Bessman, a journalist and music critic who spent more than two decades with Billboard, as well as other music professions such as Cashbox, died Tuesday. He was 68 years old. According to Variety, Bessman died on Tuesday in New York from an aneurysm. Bessman has also battled other health issues, […]

John Lennon’s last happy days were as he

EXCLUSIVE: John Lennon had finally achieved a life of personal and creative happiness shortly before the former Beatle was gunned down outside his Manhattan apartment. It has been 40 years since the singer and songwriter was assassinated on the night of December 8, 1980, at the age of 40. While many books have since been […]

It’s the best drink / music book on the

The title Alcohol and Vinyl almost sounds like the unwritten subtitle for Dough– and pretty much the only way we’ve gotten through the last two years of political madness, so we’re understandably excited about the new book from the brother-and-sister team of Andre and Tenaya Darlington, which combines 70 years of founding albums 1950 through […]

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 […]