DUSTY SPRINGFIELD covers "People Get Ready."
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to Shopping, the Lone Bellow, Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, plus more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENTwill point you to Isobel Campbell, Double Date with Death, a Boo Radleys reissue, and more.
GRUFF RHYS performs live at WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio in Boston.
RADIOHEAD's ED O'BRIEN shares "Shangri-La."
TAYLOR GOLDSMITH & MANDY MOORE are joined by Phoebe Bridgers, Jackson Browne and more on the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends.”
MICHAEL STIPE talks to The Current about his new solowork, REM, producing, and more.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS are profiled by The Ringer. And they pulled it off.
KEITH RCHARDS: The Lord of the Undead quit smoking.
APOLLO MASTERS—a manufacturing plant that supplies the lacquer used for making master discs, which are used to make vinyl records—suffered a fire on Thursday that will devastate the vinyl record business.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at the Bee Gees' "Love You Inside Out," the final No. 1 single in a historic hot streak.
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Birds of Prey tops the chart with 33MM, well below the 50-55MM tracking estimates and even the studio's 45MM lowballing of same. Nor is it likely to be big in overseas markets. Granted, it had a lower budget (84-97MM) than the bigger comic book movies, but this will still hurt. Bad Boys For Life places with 12.5MM on a leggy 33 percent drop. 1917 showswith 9.2MM on a verrry leggy 5 percent drop as people poured in to see it before the Oscars. Dolittle takes the fourth slot with 6.7MM on a 123 percent drop that would be great if it weren't a bomb from its debut frame. And Jumanji: The Next Level rounds out the Top Five with 5.5MM on an 8 percent drop as it creeps up on 300MM domestic.
THE OSCARS went to these folks. Congrats!
THE INDEPENDENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS went to these folks. Congrats! Especially to Adam Sandler.
THE RAZZIES nominations went to these folks. Congrats?
HARVEY WEINSTEIN and the women defending him.
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 7 & 8: Christopher McQuarrie has an update, promising "We've figured out three obscene things that Tom Cruise will do that I'm terrified of."
ROBERT CONRAD, a television tough guy best known for his lead role in the mid-1960s series “The Wild Wild West,” died on Saturday at his home in Malibu, Calif. He was 84.
ORSON BEAN, the witty actor and comedian, was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles, authorities said. He was 91.
TURTLES prefer the larger ladies.
OTTER attacks girl, dog in Lakeland home.
FOX causes havoc after breaking into parliament.