Roberta Flack Recovering After Falling Ill at Apollo Theater
Apr22

Roberta Flack Recovering After Falling Ill at Apollo Theater

Roberta Flack is reportedly recovering after she was rushed to the hospital during an event at the Apollo Theater in New York on Friday night (April 20). According to TMZ, the soul icon was scheduled to receive an award at the charity concert for the Jazz Foundation of America when she fell ill. The 81-year-old singer-songwriter complain of dizziness before receiving her honor, and because of her age and previous stroke, her handlers...

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Clipse's 'Lord Willin' and Snoop Dog's 'Doggystyle' Get Re-Issued
Apr21

Clipse's 'Lord Willin' and Snoop Dog's 'Doggystyle' Get Re-Issued

Over the last several years there has been an uptick in vinyl sales, which should bring joy to hardcore music collectors. The Record of the Month club Vinyl Me Please has been leading the charge in releasing classic albums on vinyl. In May, Vinyl Me Please will re-release Clipse’s 2002 debut album Lord Willin’ and Snoop Dogg’s 1993 debut effort, Doggystyle. Both albums are influential from their eras, and arguably changed the course...

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Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28
Apr20

Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

Tim Bergling, known globally as Avicii, has passed away on Friday, April 20, his publicist confirmed in a statement. He was 28 years old. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please...

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Get a look at Thom Yorke's 360° audiovisual art installation
Apr20

Get a look at Thom Yorke's 360° audiovisual art installation

Thom Yorke has transferred his talents to audiovisual art. Entitled “City Rats,” Yorke’s audiovisual art installation is a collaboration with composer Tarik Barri, and will open in Berlin on April 21. Yorke and Barri designed “City Rats” for the ISM Hexadrome, a structure outfitted with 54 speakers and six screens, and located in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau museum. The art installation will depict sounds as objects in 3D space. Fans...

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Premiere: DJ Sliink & Zak Leever – Never Stop
Apr20

Premiere: DJ Sliink & Zak Leever – Never Stop

Jersey club trailblazer, DJ Sliink, has had a massive last 12 months between his screeching Skrillex and Wale collaboration, “Saint Laurent,” last year and his other joint effort with Fetty Wap on the remix of “Text Ur Number.” To add fuel to the fire, the Newark native taps Brooklyn-based act Zak Leever to assist in their urban-crossover single, “Never Stop.” While he shifts into a little more of a...

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