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Interpolations Add Instant Familiarity to New Songs by Artists Like Dua Lipa, Drake and Anitta… but Not Without a Cost

Interpolations — which incorporate elements of familiar songs into new ones — are a phenomenon that’s here to stay in many genres. Like using gonzo remakes of classic…

Brit Beat: BRIT School, Home to Adele and Amy Winehouse, Turns 30; Streaming Battle Heads to Parliament

A great British institution enjoying a post-COVID recovery is the BRIT School. The performing arts and technology college – located in Croydon, South London and funded by the…

Music Industry Moves: Berklee Establishes Al Schmitt Engineering Scholarship

Berklee College of Music has established a scholarship named after Grammy Award-winning engineer Al Schmitt. The fund was created by the school’s Music Production and Engineering Department and…

Beatles doc director reveals Disney wanted to erase swearing, smoking

Director Peter Jackson sifted through hours of old Beatles footage to put together a three-episode series about the rock band’s final months together.

Why the Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ May Stand as the Best Rock Doc Ever (Column)

A moment of silent, please, for “This Is Spinal Tap,” as that satire formally abdicates its title as the best and truest movie ever made about what it’s…

The Beatles actors revealed for upcoming ‘Midas Man’ biopic

Four newcomers are slated to portray John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the new biopic “Midas Man,” about legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

The Beatles to be Played by Jonah Lees, Blake Richardson in Brian Epstein Biopic ‘Midas Man’

Despite recently losing its director just three weeks into shooting, “Midas Man,” the music biopic about The Beatles’ wunderkind manager Brian Epstein, has now cast its fab four.…

How The Beatles almost broke up while making ‘Let It Be,’ their final album

As a new documentary shows, the Fab Four couldn’t just “Let It Be” when it came to their interpersonal drama.

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Review: Peter Jackson’s Documentary Epic Is an Addictive Look at Who the Beatles Were

How does anyone, especially a Beatle, write a melody? The answer may be as simple as it is mysterious. In “The Beatles: Get Back,” Peter Jackson’s sprawling and…

Jay-Z is now the most Grammy-nominated artist ever with 83 nods

He was previously tied with Quincy Jones at 80 nods. Jay-Z has won 23 Grammys so far in his career.

Ringo Starr Launches Online Class on How to Play Drums

Ringo Starr wants to share some peace and love — and his experience playing drums for one of the most famous bands of all time. Starr launched an…

Jay Leno returns to acting, will play Ed Sullivan in Beatles film

The British rock band made a plethora of appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” throughout the 1960s.