Click Track: Gil-Scott Heron

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Madonna inks new deal, preps Super Bowl set; Gil-Scott Heron memoir on way; Bon Iver tops Pitchfork list

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Madonna, Gil-Scott Heron, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Courtney Love

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Taking sides: Top 5 albums of 2011 — so far

Albums by Bon Iver, Adele and [Expletive] Up are among the year’s best at the halfway point.

By David Malitz, Allison Stewart and Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  [Expletive] Ip, Destroyer, Yuck, Bill Callahan, Dirty Beaches Adele, PJ Harvey, My Morning Jacket, Gil Scott-Heron, Jamie XX, Bon Iver, Katy B, James Blake, Trouble

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 06/01/2011

President declares June African-American Music Appreciation Month; Coachella doubles up; Gaga goes platinum

Your morning pop music headlines for June 1, 2011

By Chris Richards  |  10:19 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Coachella, Bluebrain, Lady Gaga, Gil Scott-Heron

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/31/2011

In concert: Gil Scott-Heron tribute at Bohemian Caverns

D.C. pays tribute to the revultionary performer with a sprawling six-hour show at Bohemian Caverns.

By Mark Jenkins  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Gil Scott-Heron

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Remembering Gil Scott-Heron; Sean Kingston recovering after accident

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Gil-Scott Heron, Sean Kingston

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 12/13/2010

Week ahead: Gil Scott-Heron hunkers down at Blues Alley; R. Kelly releases "Love Letter"; Aloe Blacc plays "Fallon"

Sick of holiday songs? Gil Scott-Heron at Blues Alley could be what you're looking for. (Mischa Richter) If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of the great comeback stories of 2010, Gil Scott-Heron. He's not just...

By David Malitz  |  04:53 PM ET, 12/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Aloe Blacc, Gil Scott-Heron, R. Kelly

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010

Singles file: Best Coast and Wavves, Keri Hilson, Iron & Wine

Best Coast and Wavves, winter loving. (Josh Sisk, Richard Lipski/FTWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Best Coast and Wavves: "Got Something for You" The inevitable collaboration between Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino and boyfriend/Wavves frontman...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Best Coast, David Lynch, Gil Scott-Heron, Iron & Wine, Kanye West, Keri Hilson, The xx, Wavves

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Week ahead: Weird Al's in town; Drake's album drops

Weird Al - you know you love him. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) In concert: Pantha Du Prince is performing just a handful of shows in America on his first tour since 2007. One of the German electronic music producer's stops will be...

By David Malitz  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Drake, Gil Scott-Heron, Miley Cyrus, Pantha Du Prince, Tom Petty, Weird Al Yankovic

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 02/09/2010

Album review: Gil Scott-Heron, "I'm New Here"

By Jesse Serwer Gil Scott-Heron, the hip-hop progenitor known for his raw '70s agitprop, has always made music requiring undivided attention. But "I'm New Here," his first LP in 16 years, is intense even for the guy who gave...

By David Malitz  |  07:15 AM ET, 02/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Gil Scott-Heron

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale