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How the National’s Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver, and Jack Antonoff Found Inspiration in Taylor Swift

Looking and listening back at the completed project, Dessner admits, “it feels very intimate.” The topics tackled and “how her voice sounds is very raw and on the surface and kind of full frequency and just beautiful.”
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Smash Mouth, Trapt, and Buckcherry Set to Play Sturgis Festival Next Month

No mask, no distance, no problem? The 80th annual Buffalo Chip is moving ahead full steam with a packed roster of artists taking place August 7 through 16 in Sturgis, South Dakota.
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New $10 Billion Plan Proposed to Save Live Music Venues Across the US

A new bill introduced by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) aims to provide much needed relief to independent music venues. The Save Our Stages Act aims to help those affected by the COVID-19 shutdown.
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New Coronavirus Experiment Aims to See How Virus Can Be Prevented at Large Concerts

Researchers in Germany are recruiting volunteers between the ages of 18 and 50 for a “coronavirus experiment” to attend a concert with singer-songwriter Tim Bendzko on August 22 at an indoor stadium in Leipzig.
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Megan Fox Reveals the Immediate Connection She Felt to Machine Gun Kelly

“I could feel that some wild s*** was going to happen to me from that meeting,” Megan Fox said after finding out Machine Gun Kelly was also cast in the movie Midnight in the Switchgrass.
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Elon Musk Confirms We'll One Day Listen to Music via Brain Chip

Musk’s latest venture is through a company called Neuralink, a neurotechnology company developing implantable brain-machine interfaces. Musk said the interface will have the ability to stream music directly to our brain.
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Billie Eilish Nearly 'Pooped Her Pants' When Britney Spears Danced to Her Music

In the latest episode of her Apple Music show me & dad radio, Billie cues up Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time,” and raves about how much she adores the chart-topping Princess of Pop.
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Post Malone's New Rosé 'Pairs Perfect With Sunset…but You Can't Eat It. I've Tried'

If you want to try it, the “Circles” singer has some food pairing recommendations for fans, and even offers advice about what kind of glass you should drink it out of.
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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Stands Up for Teachers: 'America’s Educators Deserve a Plan, Not a Trap'

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, whose mother was a public school teacher, has penned an open letter in The Atlantic, ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ to make his case about planning to reopen schools rather than swinging the doors open wide.
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GROUPLOVE Has Dropped the Video for 'Inside Out' off Their Latest Album 'Healer'

As they run through barren streets of L.A., passing groups of covered up faces, the upbeat track will have you seeing right through the masks at the smiles underneath – giving a sense of hope in these trying times.
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