How to get Stephen Malkmus to open up about life and his new album? Take him to a Lakers game
As the Laker Girls twirled to a thumping dance remix of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck,” indie rocker Stephen Malkmus leaned back in his seat at Staples Center and explained a counterintuitive idea: Not enough classic-rock legends have died over the last few years. “More of them need to go,” said Malkmus,...
Billboard Music Awards: 5 things to know, from Janet Jackson's emotional speech to the Avicii tribute
After 15 years, Dierks Bentley finally feels established in country music. But he still wants to grow.
Nathaniel Rateliff is a missionary of a different kind now
When 18-year-old Nathaniel Rateliff moved with a missionary group from his rural hometown of Hermann, Mo., to Denver, the journey was more difficult than he anticipated. "We actually were caught in a pretty gnarly blizzard. Interstate 70 closed behind us as we were going west. And there was just...