The Newport Folk Festival recently announced that Leith Ross will be the first recipient of the John Prine Songwriter Fellowship.
[Image courtesy of Rolling Stone] By Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor On Monday, Pusha T revealed the release date of his upcoming album It’s Almost Dry is this Friday, April 22. The record was produced entirely by Kanye West and Pharrell Williams. The rapper said the album also included a collaboration between West and Kid Cudi…
Ohio University hosted the fourth annual Music Industry Summit on April 5 and 6.
On April 7th, post-punk revival band Interpol released “Toni”. It is the band’s first single since their last album, Marauder. The band also announced that their seventh studio album, The Other Side Of Make-Believe, is set to be released on July 15th.
After a three year hiatus, alternative singer Maggie Rogers finally released the first single off her upcoming sophomore album Surrender, which drops July 29.
Ahead of his third studio album Harry’s House coming May 20, Harry Styles has dropped his lead single titled “As It Was.” The new track arrived with an accompanying music video directed by Ukrainian filmmaker Tanu Muino.
Local band Sneakthief is set to embark on a regional tour.
eason kicks off the end of spring semester for Ohio University students. Many local bands are on the lineups, showcasing their talent and energy to new crowds weekly.
This past Monday, acclaimed country singer Dolly Parton announced she wanted her name withdrawn from consideration to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Mark Lanegan died last week, and that just sucks for music. This brings the world closer to finalizing the long list of iconic singers from the 90s Seattle scene that died early after dark, troubled, and drug-fueled lives. Lanegan follows the precedent set by Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, and Chris Cornell who all fronted bands at the same time, same place, and died because of it. They used drugs, battled demons, and lived fast. And they are all dead.
Avril Lavigne released her newest album Love Sux Friday, three years after the release of Head Above Water, a sonically confessional tracklist that gave more insight into the singer’s personal life.
This February, multitalented Canadian musician Mitch Davis announced the release of The Haunt, his debut album set to release through Arbutus Records on April 29th of this year. The announcement is joined by North American tour dates scheduled for this September as well as the pre-release single “Let it Die” and a music video along with it.