Tag: Music

Watch Jim James Perform Evocative New Song on ‘Corden’

Jim James radiated Tuesday on The Late Late Show with James Corden, performing mellow solo cut, “The World’s Smiling Now.” Highlighted by the funky keys of My Morning Jacket bandmate Bo Koster, James crooned lyrics…

Soundgarden Finalize ‘Ultramega OK’ Remix for Reissue

Soundgarden will release a remixed deluxe edition of their debut LP, 1988’s Ultramega OK, on March 10th via Sub Pop. The project, dubbed a long-awaited “correction,” marks the end of nearly two decades of frustration…

Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood to Perform at Grammys

Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban will perform at this year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday.  Metallica are up for one award at this year’s Grammys, with their “Hardwired” nominated for…

William Onyeabor, Nigerian Funk Musician, Dead at 70

William Onyeabor, the Nigerian funk artist who, after self-releasing a wellspring of albums from 1977 to 1985, achieved worldwide acclaim nearly 30 years after he permanently left the music industry, died Monday following a brief…

Watch Ani DiFranco’s Tender ‘Deferred Gratification’ Video

In Ani DiFranco‘s new song, “Deferred Gratification,” the singer-songwriter sounds resigned with the opening line: “Deferred gratification, you are my new best friend.” The song is reflection and tribute to President Obama, DiFranco said. In…