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Ronnie Spector, Girl Group Icon and Leader of the Ronettes, Dies at 78

Ronnie Spector, whose hard-edged yet tremulous voice soared on the Ronettes’ girl-group hits of the early ‘60s, died on Wednesday of cancer. She was 78. “Our beloved earth…

Half-Hour of Lost Footage of Rolling Stones’ Altamont Festival Unveiled by Library of Congress

Nearly a half-hour of unseen 8mm footage of the Rolling Stones, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and other artists performing at Altamont has been…

Paris Jackson Wants to Be in a Marvel Movie as ‘a Superhero or a Supervillain’

Paris Jackson has a few acting credits under her belt. The 23-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson has appeared on television shows “Star,” “Scream: The TV Series”…

The Smile, Featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, Drop Debut Single

The Smile, a new group with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have released their debut single, “You Will Never Work In…

The Best Music Books of 2021

So many music books, so little time. As always, we did our best to keep up with the bounty of music tomes that have hit the shelves in…

Music Industry Moves: Producer WIZARDMCE Signs With TAC Giant Publishing; HIFI Partners With Top Business Managers

+ Swedish producer WIZARDMCE (pictured), whose credits include five cuts on Polo G’s “Hall of Fame” album as well as Gucci Mane and BigWalkDog’s “Poppin,” has signed with…

2021 Tour Stats: Harry Styles Sold Most Tickets, but Stones Had Highest Grosses

The Rolling Stones had what was almost certainly the most high-profile tour of the year. On Pollstar’s just-released ranking of 2021’s top tours, though, the Stones come in…

Robbie Shakespeare, Sly and Robbie Bassist, Dies at 68

Robbie Shakespeare, a record producer and acclaimed bassist of the Jamaican duo Sly and Robbie, has died. He was 68. It had been reported by The Jamaica Gleaner that…

Edgar Wright on Shooting ‘Sparks’ and Making 1960s Britpop Scary in ‘Last Night in Soho’

No one in the film world had a Year in Music quite like Edgar Wright. Almost right on the heels of “The Sparks Brothers,” his documentary tribute to…

French Far Right Presidential Candidate Slammed for Using Footage From Godard, Besson

Eric Zemmour, the French far-right pundit and TV journalist who has been called “France’s Trump,” sparked a scandal in French media earlier this week when he announced his…

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…

Aerosmith Digs Out a Stunning Toy From the Attic With Long-Lost Demo, ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear’: Album Review

The earliest recordings by most classic artists are dreadful. The Beatles’ early demos? Awful. The Rolling Stones? Amateurish. Prince? Formless, too-long songs. Nirvana? Juvenile. Traces of the future…