Annie Clark, AKA St. Vincent, is having another amazing year. The singer/songwriter/guitar shredder toured the world on the strength of her critically acclaimed third album, Strange Mercy. Then she embarked on a second tour with music legend David Byrne, promoting their new collaborative album, Love This Giant. Clark tells CNN how her approach to performing has changed over the years, and why it helps her bring together the various sides of her personality.
The band Little Tybee doesn't really fit into any genre, and the band likes it that way. CNN producer Jessica Dunne finds out what makes them unique.
'Young the Giant' took six less-than-productive months of debauchery and turned them into an appearance on the 'MTV Video Music Awards.' The hardest part? Convincing their parents that dropping out of college was a good idea. Find out why the band almost said no to the VMA's in this week's #MusicMonday.
Most people first heard of Chairlift in an Apple iPod commercial, but so much has happened to the electro-pop band since then. They went from a trio to a duo. They signed onto major festivals like Lollapalooza this summer. And they took a giant creative leap forward with their sophomore album. Pretty impressive, for a band that started almost by accident.
In today's #MusicMonday, Brooke talks to Willie Nelson about the musical influences he gained in the Texas cotton fields and his long journey to his status today as a legend.
Rolling Stone Magazine just released their Top 500 Albums list... let the debates begin! Brooke speaks with Rolling Stone editor Christian Hoard, who helped put the list together. Hoard fields a few criticisms from skeptical readers and discusses the process by which the controversial list was compiled.
For decades, Dolly Parton has been entertaining folks with movies, books, even a theme park. But, in her own mind, it’s her music that means everything. On this week’s Music Monday, the country music legends talks with Brooke about her lasting success as a cultural icon.
On this edition of Music Monday, Brooke talks with the band fun., whose music is simply that: fun. They share the story behind their hit song “We Are Young,” their musical influences, and why their band name is “fun.” Period.
It's got to be tough being a well-known artist, yet still being compared to your better known dad.
Singer-songwriter James McMurtry seems to take it pretty well.
He is the son of author Larry McMurtry, author of "Lonesome Dove" and "Terms of Endearment" to name a few.
Another author, Stephen King, calls James McMurty the "fiercest" songwriter of his generation.
Here, in his own words, is James McMurtry