Inside Gregg Allman’s Musical Farewell

On the night of May 26th, Gregg Allman listened to his singing voice for the last time. Michael Lehman, Allman's manager, sent completed versions of four new Allman songs to his home in Savannah, Georgia, and Allman was able to hear almost half of his next album. "He was fully lucid and he was excited,"

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Inside Panorama Fest’s Groundbreaking Virtual-Reality Experience

Some summer music festivals toss in virtual-reality booths as an afterthought, entertaining fans coming down from fist-pumping DJ sets. But Panorama, kicking off Friday at New York's Randall's Island, makes cutting-edge technology the star of the show, almost as prominent as headliners Frank Ocean, Solange and Nine Inch Nails. "If you are going to create a VR experience at a festival, it

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Pussy Riot to Launch Experimental Theater Project ‘Inside Pussy Riot’

Pussy Riot is teaming with London theater company Les Enfants Terribles to produce a "political theatre experience" called Inside Pussy Riot, which chronicles the Russian feminist punk band's arrest and imprisonment following a 2012

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Inside Jack Johnson and Kelly Slater’s Surfing Safari

Jack Johnson was hard at work on All the Light Above It Too – his first album since 2013, due September 8th – when he got a phone call from an old friend. "He said he'd been watching a spot that, if the wind was going in the right direction and we got a good swell, could be pretty amazing," the

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Inside Nashville’s DIY Music Scene

Young artists are gathering Nashville, so they can book shows in house venues that pop up in gentrifying neighborhoods. They're recording albums themselves or with independent producers like Jeremy Ferguson, who started mixing records in his basement before building a garage studio in his backyard. And they're organizing into an underground scene that's starting to look like a rock revolution

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