Music Interviews


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