Randy Newman on Trump, Putin, and His New Album

Randy Newman. Photo: Lester Cohen/Wire for ASCAP How do you account for a career like Randy Newman’s, other than to say he’s some kind skewed genius? For nearly 50 years, he’s been releasing deeply quirky cult-favorite albums mordant wit and moving melodies. In the process he’s developed a songbook material …

An Appreciation of Chance the Rapper’s Dad Instagram

Say it with us now: Awwww. Photo: chancetherapper/Instagram As far as dads Instagram go, Chance the Rapper is top notch. Chancelor Bennett became a young father to baby girl Kensli in 2015, and though he was protective at first about sharing her with the world (like any new dad), he …

Review: The Best Broadway Songs of the Season

It’s like Broadway, but for your ears. Photo-Illustration: Matthew Murphy, Joan Marcus, Julieta Cervantes, Margot Schulman and Chad Batka While it would cost you many evenings and many thousands dollars to catch Broadway’s Tony-nominated shows, you’d pay nearly nothing to compile this playlist the best songs currently being sung on …

[Single] Clyde Kelly – All Good

Over the last year, CLYDE KELLY has made huge strides in his career – most notably with his Kountdown (Lil Wayne, Bryson Tiller) produced “Magic” which has racked up over 700,000 plays on Spotify as well as the commercial radio play in the US and Canada. His debut Album Not …

We Need to Talk About Frank Ocean’s Fly Livestream Outfits

Boys may not cry, but fans — all gender identities — do, and that wailing you’ve been hearing today is the sound Frank Ocean fans in mourning. They’re losing hope that Ocean will ever drop his next album, Boys Don’t Cry. After five days livestreamed carpentry, one reported release date, …

R.I.P. Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill

Paul O’Neill, founder the arena prog rock outfit Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has passed away following a private battle with a chronic illness. He was 61.   The band confirmed the news in a Facebook post late last night (April 5). “He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative …