Top 10 Cartoon Soundtracks

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:48 PM
Stef Preston

  Music     For the first time since 2010, N.E.R.D. is finally releasing new material. They're on the soundtrack for the upcoming The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, in theatres February 6. Pharrell Williams and his partners, Chad Hugo and Shae Haley, are releasing three songs for the album, including “Squeeze Me,” which can be heard here. N.E.R.D. hasn't been the only band to lend their voices to an animated movie. Let's take a trip down Space... READ MORE 1

What's Brewing with Win Butler?

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry With the temperatures dropping and snow battering much of the States, a nice cup of Joe sounds awfully good. Those warm aromas enrich the soul, just like music. You get the best of both worlds when artists lend their names to a signature brew. Win Butler of Arcade Fire is the latest musician with beans on the brain, and this one’s for a worthy cause. Let’s drink to Butler’s blend, as well as other notable... READ MORE

The Joys and Turmoil of Record Shopping in 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry What was once an antiquated sport of the nebbish and the meticulous has now become a widespread phenomenon. No, not chess. We’re talking record collecting. Gradually, the disappearing species of music stores evolved (or revolved) into vinyl creatures with needles so pristine and true. Audiophiles rejoice! Your time has yet again risen! But in this jubilation and celebration of the musical record comes peril, too. On a recent record-hunting trip to San Diego, Calif., with her... READ MORE