Karaoke can be a dangerous endeavor. What can you sing that won't make friends shun you? How can you go balls-out during your next performance? Each week in "Ask a Karaoke Host," RFT Music writer and professional karaoke host Allison Babka answers your burning questions about maximizing your melodio ... More >>
Michele Crowe/MTVBehold the three biggest page-view generators of 2011: Tyler the Creator, Rebecca Black, and Kreayshawn. This trio has come to represent the holy trinity of overhype -- with each one famous for dubious reasons, or at the very least, more famous for the wrong things than the r ... More >>
It's hard to believe American Idol is nearing eleven years old. That marks ten years of watching and laughing with (read: at) contestants, ten winners whose names we can remember only about half of, countless instances of celebrity pandering and hundreds of strangely inspired musical collabor ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This is part one of Alissa Nelson's two-part profile of Blueberry Hill bartender James Duncan. Part two, featuring a video of Duncan mixing a cocktail, will be posted tomorrow.
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Every year the best part of American Idol is the early episodes where people fresh off the street -- a.k.a. "street people" -- audition before the Idol judges. Their laughably awful songs are what we remember long after the seasons are over and a new "idol" is crowned. For example, you probably know ... More >>