Lady Gaga’s childhood piano could be yours, if you’ve got the dollar bills

The piano on which a 5-year-old Lady Gaga composed her first song is going up for auction in May. Its estimated value? A mere $200,000. All proceeds will benefit the pop superstar's Born This Way foundation.

5 songs you need to stream this week: J Dilla, Charles Bradley and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: J Dilla, Charles Bradley, and more.

Springsteen and the E Street Band won’t play NC due to an “evil virus”

Sorry, North Carolina, no Boss for you. Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, and the E Street Band canceled a Greensboro, NC concert Sunday because of HB2. Van Zandt calls the anti-LGBT law an evil virus.

Montreal’s Essaie Pas push the limits of what you can do with a synth

Electronic duo Essaie Pas deliver their own take on modern-retro chic on their new album, Demain est une autre nuit.

Beatlemania forever! Fab Four streamed over 250 million times on Spotify already

The Beatles have claimed their throne as one of the most popular artists on Spotify in their first hundred days on the service, with over a quarter of a billion plays from 6.5 million monthly listeners.
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Parrot Zik 3 Review

The only thing Parrot's crazy advanced Zik 3 wireless headphones don't do is fly.

Paul Simon unveils the first single from his experimental new album

Classic songwriter Paul Simon continues his decades of sonic exploration with a new record, called Stranger to Stranger, which was inspired by experimental 20th century composer Harry Partch.
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Rhapsody’s new Listener Network wants to be like ‘Tinder for music lovers’

Music streaming company Rhapsody is expanding subscribers' ability to connect with one another, establishing what it calls its Listener Network to recommend new music based on other users' tastes.

Sony Music sues Rdio execs for fraud after Pandora buy-out

Sony Music is suing Rdio executives, implying the top brass swindled them out of millions while negotiating a golden parachute deal with Pandora. The acquisition saw executives at the now-defunct streamer getting big payouts, leaving Sony…

The Rolling Stones to release first album in over 10 years in 2016

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood says that the band will release a newly-recorded blues album by the end of this year, marking the band's first new studio LP in over a decade.

T-Mobile’s free streaming plans top 100 partners with Amazon Music, ESPN, and more

T-Mobile's controversial but extremely popular Binge On and Music Freedom streaming plans have added several new services, including Nickelodeon, Spike, and TV Land, as well as audio streamers Amazon Music and ESPN Radio -- 16 new partners…