Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Matthew Ryan Announces Debut Album With the Summer Kills
Longtime singer-songwriter Matthew Ryan has announced the upcoming release of his debut album fronting The Summer Kills, 'Last Night We Became Swans."
Peter Buck and Joseph Arthur Announce Collaboration Album
The self-titled debut album by Arthur Buck, the fruit of a collaboration between Arthur Joseph and Peter Buck that has been years in the making, is set for release.
‘Alone With Chrissie Hynde’ Documentary Gets DVD Release
The Pretenders frontwoman tells it like it is in the documentary 'Alone With Chrissie Hynde,' which is set for a DVD release.
Chad Channing Recalls His Time in Nirvana Without Regrets
What happens when you leave a band right before it hits big?
Prince Lets ‘The One’ Mayte Garcia Take the Reins on His Video: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
In the video for "The One," Prince tells his own version of the story of Cinderella, with a lot of help from Mayte Garcia.
Weezer Bassist Scott Shriner Sells California Home for $2.4 Million
In a month, Weezer bassist Scott Shriner sold his Silver Lake home — for $250,000 more than his asking price.
The Cure to Release ‘Mixed Up’ Reissue and ‘Town Down’ for Record Store Day
The Cure will release a vinyl pressing of their 1990 record 'Mixed Up,' along with a new collection of remixes called 'Torn Down' for Record Store Day.
Common Dials Up His Friendship With Prince on ‘Star *69′: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Common recalls his friendship with Prince that included the veteran musician's guest spot on the rapper's 2002 album 'Electric Circus.'
Prince’s ‘The Everlasting Now’ Frustrates the Hell out of Kevin Smith: 365 Prince Songs in…
Things got weird when Prince asked Kevin Smith to film a documentary revolving around his conversion to a Jehovah's Witness portrayed through 'The Everlasting Now.'
45 Music Festivals Pledge Gender Equality by 2022
The PRS Foundation has signed 45 international music festivals onto their Keychange initiative, pledging to include an even gender split on future lineups.