Watch Janelle Monae Light Up ‘Electric Lady’ on ‘Maya Rudolph’
Here's hoping some of you caught The Maya Rudolph Show last night on NBC, because we'd be more than happy to write about more performances like…
May 20, 2014
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Janelle Monae Will Electrify ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ on NBC
Maya Rudolph has a variety-show special coming to NBC next month, and it will feature Janelle Monáe as a musical guest and Raphael Saadiq as bandleader.
April 25, 2014
Prediction: The 10 Biggest Songs of Summer
Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Taio Cruz may have beat fans into submission last summer with their monster radio hits "Teenage Dream," "Alejandro," and "Dynamite"
June 3, 2011
Raphael Saadiq, ‘Stone Rollin’ (Columbia)
Raphael Saadiq's retro soul homage is almost too expertly calibrated. Cases in point: "Heart Attack," which riffs on the driving tempo of Sly and the…
May 10, 2011
So Many New Albums! Okkervil River + 14 More
Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, May 10:…
May 10, 2011
Raphael Saadiq: Up Close with SPIN
January 27, 2011
Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: Lollapalooza Edition!
Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
July 30, 2010
Raphael Saadiq Wows in Seattle Tour Opener
One city, four concerts, nine months: Most performers would wear out their welcome, but Raphael Saadiq is not most performers -- and Seattle can't get…
November 17, 2009
WATCH: Soul Star Raphael Saadiq
Cool retro-soul records -- namely from fair-haired dudes in what SPIN's Charles Aaron dubbed the "White Soulboy Invasion"earlier this year -- litter the record release…
November 12, 2009
Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry Top Bumbershoot Bill
The initial lineup for the 39th annual Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival has been announced, along with the promise that there's "much more to come."
April 2, 2009
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