The Malta Independent 18 January 2017, Wednesday

Music

Divorce file: Prince, 2nd wife lived luxurious lifestyle

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 16:42 Last update: about 1 day ago

Prince's unsealed divorce file from his second marriage shows the couple lived a luxurious lifestyle that included spending $50,000 per party after major awards ceremonies, a newspaper reported...

Contest will pick opening acts for Bon Jovi tour

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 16:38 Last update: about 1 day ago

The New Jersey-based platinum-selling rockers are holding a contest to choose bands or singers to open for their upcoming tour. Artists will upload videos of themselves performing...

'Blue & Lonesome' by the Rolling Stones

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 16:55 Last update: about 8 days ago

It shouldn't be a surprise, really, but still it's a bit startling to hear just how well the Rolling Stones can play the blues. Strip away the glitz, the oversized stages and the pyrotechnics, and...

Album honoring Dr. John is a winner

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 16:54 Last update: about 8 days ago

Many tribute concerts turn into solemn events, even when the person being honored is still among the living, but that wouldn't be possible when the subject being honored is as raucous as Dr. John, who...

A band with a fresh sound emerges from Asheville

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 16:53 Last update: about 8 days ago

From Asheville, North Carolina, an eclectic fusion of retirees, back-to-the-land hippies, tourists and natives to the region, a band called River Whyless emerges, blending American and international...

Neil Young, "Peace Trail" (Reprise Records)

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 16:32 Last update: about 14 days ago

Prolific rocker Neil Young is at his curmudgeonly best on "Peace Trail," bemoaning his place in the current generation while standing up for his decades-long commitment to fighting for the...

Massive Kate Bush album a concert series souvenir

Friday, 6 January 2017, 16:30 Last update: about 14 days ago

Kate Bush gives fans an exquisite souvenir with "Before the Dawn," a massive live album taken from her series of 22 concerts in 2014. With tantalizingly few chart hits and dominated by two...

J. Cole's low-key return focuses on fragility of life

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 16:29 Last update: about 14 days ago

J. Cole's latest album, "4 Your Eyez Only," is an intimate one. It unfolds like an old journal that's been unearthed and shared with an audience of one - that is, an audience of you, or, more...

Bruno Mars channels '90s R&B grooves on '24K Magic'

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 16:26 Last update: about 14 days ago

Bruno Mars pays homage to his musical influences with a groovy, R&B-inspired collection that sounds straight outta the '90s. "24K Magic" is a party album that recalls Michael Jackson, James Brown,...

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