Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.
Celebrities including singer Billy Ray Cyrus and "America's Got Talent" winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will gather for a TV fundraiser to benefit flood recovery efforts in West Virginia, where at least 23 people died.
Ramona Gonzalez makes smart, fuzzy beat music as Nite Jewel, but when it came to writing songs for her self-produced new album, "Liquid Cool," she sought stillness. Or to be more precise, the particular sensation in daily life when communication gives way to isolation.
Neil Young's latest work, "Earth," just might be one of the most unusual projects of a long and varied career. He created some of the wildest music films ever, mashed up electronic music with crunching hard rock, and now he's toying with the live album format.
DJ Shadow set a new standard for the art of sample-based composition with his auspicious 1996 debut album, "Endtroducing." It was an album that turned snippets of obscure recordings into aural journeys, as if Shadow were orchestrating a perfectly sequenced dream, creating order out of randomness.
Toi-Lin Kelly has known Marion "Suge" Knight for 11 years, and says the former rap music mogul is nothing like the fearsome reputation associated with him from his heyday at the helm of the influential gangster rap label Death Row Records.
Garth Brooks and Mike Pelfrey talk about Brooks' sports camp for kids that took place at Wichita State on Saturday. Brooks is in the middle of a six-show stand at Intrust Bank Arena. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
VIDEO: Garth Brooks takes time out for kids sports camp at Wichita State
VIDEO: Garth Brooks ProCamp speech in Wichita
VIDEO: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood talk with local media