Cat Power – Sun

Cat Power

On Sun, the ninth studio album of Cat Power’s esteemed recording career and first in more than four years, Chan Marshall takes a bold singular vision, a ferocious propensity to make strong music on her terms, a heart burst wide open, and a wealth of damned-if-I-do, damned-if-I-don’t risks executed with consummate grace and an uncanny [...]

Ron Howard to Direct Doc of Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival


According to The New York Post, director Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon, Apollo 13) and his super-producer and Imagine Entertainment co-chair, Brian Grazer, have announced plans to make a film chronicling Jay-Z’s Made in America festival. Grazer said, “I am producing the film…Ron is directing. It is going to be born through Jay-Z’s perspective [...]

Budweiser’s Made In America Festival Confirms Additional Artists


   Earlier today Jay-Z, Budweiser, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia (the collective group behind the “Budweiser Made In America” festival) announced more big-time acts who will join the already robust lineup this Labor Day in Philadelphia. Today’s exciting new additions include the likes of Drake, Chris Cornell, Run DMC, Jill Scott, Alesso, Gary Clark Jr, and The [...]

Nas Reveals That He Wanted To ‘Hang’ Jay-Z At Summer Jam Concert


Though now they are good friends and have even collaborated with each other on recent projects, one of the most-talked about rap beefs of the early 2000′s was the conflict between former rival emcees Nas and Jay-Z. The two elite rappers traded heavy insults at each other over who would reign dominance of New York [...]

The Taste Test: Best Hip Hop Of The Week


As you may be aware, the hip hop genre has a non-stop influx of music released each week, and its very difficult to determine what’s worth your precious time. To help you out, The Taste Test is a new series here at TST where our team of experts find the best material released each week in a [...]

The Flaming Lips Attempt World Record for Most Concerts in One Day


Seriously. After Jack White’s recent attempt with the world record for most metaphors in a show, Wayne Coyne and company are following suit. On June 27th, The Flaming Lips will attempt playing eight shows in different cities scattered across the southern United States. Currently held by Jay-Z’s seven concerts in one day back in 2006, [...]

Pearl Jam to Headline Jay- Z’s Made In America Music Festival


Pearl Jam has announced that they will headline Jay-Z’s Made In America Music Festival. The band made the announcement on their website. We are pleased to announce that Pearl Jam is headlining Made in America Music Festival curated by Jay-Z. Sponsored by Budweiser, the festival is set to take over Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on  Labor [...]

Jay-Z and Budweiser Team Up For the “Made in America” Music Festival


Standing on the stairs of Philadelphia Museum of Art, with multiple media outlets awaiting in awe, Jay-z and Mayor Michael Nutter introduced the world to the “Made in America” Music Festival. Sponsored by Budweiser, the festival is set to take over Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on September 1st and 2nd. This event, headlined by Sean Carter, [...]