Music Interviews


Wed February 1, 2012
Music Interviews

Starr Soldiers On With 'Ringo 2012'

Ringo Starr's new album is Ringo 2012.
Courtesy of the artist

Richard Starkey always had dreams of being a musician — long before he took up the drums, joined The Beatles and became Ringo Starr. But his career didn't end when the band broke up.

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Tue January 31, 2012
Music Interviews

Rodrigo Y Gabriela's Havana Nights

Originally published on Tue January 31, 2012 8:39 am

Rodrigo y Gabriela's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra.
Tina Korhonen

It's a Monday night at an old movie theater that's been renovated into a nightclub in the heart of Mexico City. Rodrigo y Gabriela are on stage with their signature nylon-string acoustic guitars. Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero are from here. They started playing music together in Mexico City as teenagers in a thrash-metal band in the 1990s. But more than a decade ago, they went off to Europe to busk in the streets.

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Mon November 28, 2011
Music Interviews

'Moves Like Jagger': The Making Of Maroon 5's Mega-Hit

Adam Levine (center) and the rest of Maroon 5.
Matt Beard

The song "Moves Like Jagger" has been on the Billboard Hot 100 for five months — it peaked at No. 1 and is still holding on at No. 5. The band behind the song is Maroon 5, led by singer and songwriter Adam Levine, who also works as a coach on the TV singing competition The Voice.

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Sun May 8, 2011
Music Interviews

Beastie Boys: Rap's Elder Statesmen Go Back In Time

"In film terms," says Mike Diamond, "this is a period piece."

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Tue March 8, 2011
Music Interviews

Dr. John: From Session Player To New Orleans Funk Legend

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:17 am

Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month.
Courtesy of 429 Records