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The Big Hurt: NKOTBSB hit the road!
Guys! You guys! Holy shit, guys: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and the BACKSTREET BOYS are teaming up for a headlining tour in 2011.
Plus, Justin Bieber vs. Wyclef Jean, Primal Scream vs. Kevin Shields, and Beatles UK vs. Beatles USA
| December 03, 2010
Sound Bytes: Shaq's got Bieber Fever; Get GaGa to Gitmo?; Kanye channels Martha Stewart and more
We guess you know that you've officially made it when a 7-foot-tall basketball legend serenades you at your own performance. It seems like the plague...
| July 30, 2010
Review: Soundtrack For A Revolution
Soundtrack for a Revolution provides an uplifting history lesson.
Images of brutality and triumph
| May 28, 2010
Slideshow: History of Guru and Gang Starr
Here is our salute – in photo, audio, video, and writing – to a Roxbury legend and the vast Gang Starr legacy he left behind.
A collection of videos, photos, music and more from our archives
| May 21, 2010
The Big Hurt: Shill crazy
You know, I might stop following real music journalism altogether. Press releases are so much better. Just when I start thinking it’s a slow week in silly pop news, I check the PR wire — a/k/a the bottom of the barrel — and dig up two of the greatest ite
The week in corporate sponsorships
| May 21, 2010
Haiti earthquake relief resource guide
As ever-more horrific dispatches from Haiti pour in, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of the carnage. But even though Haiti requires an almost incomprehensible amount of relief aid to merely staunch the bleeding, there are myriad opport
How Bostonians can get involved
| January 15, 2010
Wyclef Blesses Berklee Summer Students, Jokes About Lauryn Hill
The sweetest visitor we ever got at Curry College sleep-away camp was Aaron Krickstein – a relatively significant tennis pro from last century, as well...
| July 30, 2009
Jay-Z, Wyclef start on-record beef with Best Music Poll nominee Mr. Auto-Tune
The elusive Mr. Auto-TuneWe know, we know -- it doesn't seem quite fair that we listed Auto-Tune as ...
| June 09, 2009
From your biggest fan
I e-mailed but you're still not calling. (I left my cell, my office, and my home number at the bottom.) You must not have got 'em; there must have been a problem with your servers or something.
An open letter to Canibus (sans Dido interludes)
| March 19, 2009
The Big Hurt: Clubbing baby seals: not okay
Pop icon RICKY MARTIN paid a humanitarian visit to Cambodia recently in support of victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
This week in social activism
| April 08, 2008
Big + Rich
They once seemed capable of much more.
Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace | Warner Bros.
| July 30, 2007
Aside from a brilliant opening flashback, first-time director Cess Silvera’s film adds nothing to the gangster genre. Watch the trailer for Shottas (QuickTime)
More like an overblown music video than a film
| November 01, 2006
What will be this year's songs of summer? Here are the top contenders. LISTEN: Nelly Furtado, "Maneater" | Keane, "Is It Any Wonder?"
Your soundtrack to summer
| June 07, 2006
Going on sale, April 28, 2006
Phoenix /WFNX Best Music Poll; Shakira; Xiu Xiu
| April 26, 2006
Portland scene report, April 14, 2006
Dead Season gets slick promo; Seekonk's CD release; LaMontagne's work hits the big stage; Curtis/Erelli get high praise
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| April 12, 2006
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