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Billy Corgan, Green Day, Edgar Wright, More Pay Tribute to Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley

Billy Corgan, Green Day, Edgar Wright, More Pay Tribute to Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley
  • Grammy snubs: Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, the Carters and Kamasi Washington FWC: Grammy snubs: Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, the Carters and Kamasi Washington

    The Recording Academy may have expanded the field in the four general categories from five to eight nominees, but considering that thousands of eligible albums came out last year, snubs are not only inevitable but also guaranteed. Take, for example, former best new artist winner Sam Smith. The…

  • Watch Janelle Monáe's tearful reaction to her Grammy nomination FWC: Watch Janelle Monáe’s tearful reaction to her Grammy nomination

    Santa Fe Opera stages classical/electronica composer Mason Bates’ “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.” Shown is Edward Parks (Steve Jobs). (Ken Howard /Santa Fe Opera) Despite the push toward streaming services and the race to the bottom of the sales charts for CDs and DVDs, there is still an awful lot of classical product being released on shiny discs. So much…

  • A Star Is Born: Nicholas Hoult turns 29 today FWC: A Star Is Born: Nicholas Hoult turns 29 today

    Father John Misty, the singer, songwriter and occasional Chateau Marmont pianist, announced Thursday morning the California Wildfire Benefit Concert, an evening of music to benefit victims of the recent fires.  Misty, the stage name of Josh Tillman, is teaming up with Los Angeles-based concert promoter Goldenvoice and has scrolled through his contacts for a coterie of special guests, including Haim, Mac DeMarco, Lucius, Tim Heidecker, Rostam, Jonathan Wilson,…

  • The full Grammy nominations list FWC: The full Grammy nominations list

    “Head Over Heels” — Nathaniel Alford, Jason Evigan, Chris Galland, Tom Gardner, Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Tony Hoffer, Derek Keota, Ian Kirkpatrick, David Macklovitch, Amber Mark, Manny Marroquin, Vaughn Oliver, Chris “TEK” O’Ryan, Morgan Taylor Reid &Gian Stone, engineers; Chris Gehringer &Michelle Mancini, mastering engineers (Chromeo)

  • Holiday dessert options that won't totally submarine your diet FWC: Holiday dessert options that won’t totally submarine your diet

    Gingerbread, candy cane, pumpkin spice, eggnog; the flavors of the holiday season are everywhere. But gone are the days when, if you were on a specific nutrition plan, you had to sacrifice the enjoyment of festive flavors. Today — from vegan tarts to Paleo-friendly brownies — if you want to indulge…

  • A closer look at the classical music front-runners, snubs and surprises FWC: A closer look at the classical music front-runners, snubs and surprises

    Heggie: “Great Scott.” Jake Heggie, composer. Terrence McNally, librettist. Patrick Summers, Manuel Palazzo, Mark Hancock, Michael Mayes, Rodell Rosel, Kevin Burdette, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Nathan Gunn, Frederica von Stade, Ailyn Pérez, Joyce DiDonato, Dallas Opera Chorus and Orchestra

  • Former President George H.W. Bush laid to rest at his presidential library in Texas FWC: Former President George H.W. Bush laid to rest at his presidential library in Texas

    Former President George H.W. Bush was laid to rest Thursday at his presidential library at Texas A&M University in College Station after nearly a week of services honoring his life. After a state funeral in Washington, Bush was flown back to his adopted home in Houston on Wednesday. Flags had been…

  • Travis Scott Slams Prankster Who Faked Kylie Jenner Cheating Photo FWC: Travis Scott Slams Prankster Who Faked Kylie Jenner Cheating Photo

    Travis Scott is speaking out after a photo claiming to show him cheating on Kylie Jenner with another woman went viral. The fake image, showing a Travis look-alike kissing an unidentified woman, was spread across gossip blogs and social media. After the photo circulated, YouTube prankster Christian Adam revealed that he was responsible for “fooling the internet” with the pic.…