Posts Tagged: Adele

Sound & Vision: Ray Padgett

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Allyson McCabe talks with Ray Padgett about his new book, Cover Me, and the blog that inspired it, giving us a fascinating window into the craft and business of making music.

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Oscars Flub as Grand Finale for Camp

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On the Hollywood stage—amidst gasps, jaw drops, and pearl clutches—we witnessed one final, beautifully coded failure and an over-the-top dethroning of the serious.

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Queen of Hearts

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“Hello” is not really a compassionate breakup song, like Carole King and Toni Stern’s “It’s Too Late”—the breakup here seems to have happened long ago—but rather an acknowledgment that you can never really make a clean break, that the memories float around like emotional flotsam and sometimes still land ashore. Singer-songwriter Adele has made music […]

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“Hello”: An Adele News Roundup

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Since the release of 25, Adele has—unsurprisingly—dominated music news. The singer has been breaking records all month. First her single “Hello” smashed record views on Youtube and, at release, the album sold over 900,000 copies on iTunes in its first day, and 2.5 million in its first week. Billboard projects the sales of 25 to […]

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Adele on Stardom

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In the wake of the huge success of “Hello,” Adele has opened up in an upcoming edition of Observer Music about the success of her last album, 21, calling it an “out-of-body experience.” The singer goes on to say, It’s very easy to give in to being famous. Because it’s charming. It’s powerful. It draws you […]

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The International Song of Mystery

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While the upcoming James Bond film Spectre, potentially Daniel Craig’s penultimate appearance as Bond, has fans wondering who will play the franchise’s lead role next, fans are equally awaiting news on the production of Spectre’s theme song. In fact, they’re betting on it. One anonymous better reportedly placed a £15,000 wager on it being produced […]

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Sound & Vision: Dana Nielsen

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GRAMMY-nominated mixer, engineer, producer, and musician Dana Nielsen talks about his career, his music, and his new collaboration with Crown and the M.O.B., All Rise, which he co-produced.

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