JAZZ/STANDARDS, MUSIC

Get warm weather ready with Nancy Sinatra’s spring playlist

After what felt like a never-ending black hole of cold, snow, and polar vortexes (vortexi? VORTICES!), warmer weather is finally on its way. (If you reside on the East Coast, that is. West Coasters, try to pretend you know what … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (4/7/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, we’ve got Cloud Nothings at number one with Now Hear In from their new album, Here and Nowhere Else. Next up is Future Islands with their highly addicting single Seasons (Waiting On … Continued

BOOKS, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS AND ISSUES

Alex’s Wake: Martin Goldsmith traces his family’s history from the MS St. Louis to Auschwitz

In the spring of 1939, Martin Goldsmith’s grandfather Alex Goldschmidt, 60, and uncle Helmut Goldschmidt, 17, boarded the MS St. Louis, a luxury liner bound for Havana, Cuba with more than 900 Jewish passengers on board. Hoping to flee Nazi … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for March 31, 1973 (4/05/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Roberta Flack’s Killing Me Softly With His Song (later covered by The Fugees), was at the top of the charts, beating out … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

E Street Radio’s Rock Hall week: Little Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen Town Hall + more

Airing Monday 4/7 at 4 pm ET through Sunday 4/13 at 8 pm ET on E Street Radio, Ch. 20 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is fast approaching (Thursday, April 10 at 7 pm ET), and … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

Remember Kurt Cobain on the 20th anniversary of his death + hear Nirvana’s Road to the Rock Hall

Since his untimely death in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been immortalized by the music industry via countless posthumous awards, editorial profiles, and Best Of lists. In fact, Nirvana, a legendary alternative/grunge three-piece that’s gone on to sell more … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Calling all Little Monsters! Hear Lady Gaga’s residency concert at Roseland Ballroom tonight

Airing Friday, April 4 at 11 pm ET on SiriusXM Hits 1 After more than 50 years of lending its stage to high-profile musical acts, NYC’s iconic Roseland Ballroom recently announced plans to close down for good this month. Sad!! … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

Hear highlights from the 29th annual Rock Hall induction ceremony when Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio takes over Classic Vinyl

On Thursday, April 10, the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame will pay tribute to this year’s inductees: Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall and John Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein, and Andrew Loog Oldham. Kind of a … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Watch Jack Antonoff of Bleachers perform I Wanna Get Better

You might already know singer-songwriter Jack Antonoff as either one-third of indie-pop outfit fun., Lena Dunham’s be-speckled BF, or even the former lead singer of NJ-based indie-rock project Steel Train. These days, however, Jack’s rocking a side gig called Bleachers … Continued

DANCE/ELECTRONIC, MUSIC

Pay homage to the godfather of house music DJ Frankie Knuckles

Airing Friday 4/4 at 10 pm ET on BPM, Ch. 51 Replaying Saturday 4/5 at 9 am ET, Monday 4/7 at 12 am ET Airing Friday 4/4 at 8 pm ET on Studio 54 Radio, Ch. 54 Replaying Saturday 4/5 … Continued