Yoko Ono receives an honorary degree

Hear Yoko Ono & the Flaming Lips Cover John Lennon's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)'

Around this time of year John Lennon’s 1971 song “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” becomes one of the most-covered songs on radio… but we’ve got a promising one here with some strong connections to the original. Yoko Ono sings on this new cover of the Lennon track, which is a pretty solid qualification to lead with.
Director Mike Nichols, 1970

R.I.P. Mike Nichols: Why 'The Graduate' Soundtrack Will Always Matter

The Graduate would still have been a classic film if Nichols had found some other artist to become the face of its soundtrack, but the marriage between movie and music in this instance was so flawless that imagining a hypothetical separation is virtually impossible.
Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

On Monday morning I drove by Candlestick Park as the first demolition crews set to work on the grand old thing. I was on my way to the Palo Alto office of a company called Jaunt, to strap an Oculus headset to my face and watch a fabulously newfangled live concert video from Paul McCartney's Aug. 14 show at Candlestick, billed as the venue's last major event.