Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger dies of COVID-19 complications at 52

Adam Schlesinger, a founding member of the New Jersey pop-rock band Fountains of Wayne and an Emmy-winning songwriter in his own right, has died. He was 52. Schlesinger had been on a respirator in hospital for the past two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19. His lawyer confirmed to the New York Times that Schlesinger

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Digital FORT: Watch a three-act performance from Orion Sun

Just last week, Philadelphia native singer Orion Sun released an 11-track album titled Hold Space For Me. In sound and content, the album places Orion in a long time of crooners from her hometown who have been able to infuse the ethos of poetry into the spirit of R&B, with many songs feeling like they

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Digital FORT: Watch Tayla Parx perform an acoustic living room set

Dallas native singer Tayla Parx has been in the business for much longer than her youth might suggest, appearing on the big screen for films like 2007’s Hairspray and on shows like Everybody Hates Chris as a pre-teen. Last April, Parx released her debut album, with 15-track We Need To Talk. The album explores the

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Watch Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell Cover Radiohead’s “High And Dry”

Amanda Shires has been hosting livestreams nearly daily since the coronavirus quarantine started in a series of videos she’s calling I So Lounging. On Saturday night’s show, she recruited her husband Jason Isbell to cover Radiohead’s The Bends track “High And Dry.” Isbell covered a song of his own in the last week, breaking out

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The 1975 Share Notes On A Conditional Form Tracklist, Push Back Release Date Again

What a journey it’s been to Notes On A Conditional Form, the 1975’s fourth album. Today the Manchester combo has revealed the LP’s massive tracklist and a new release date that seems like it might finally stick. Way back in April of 2017 the ambitious lads began talking about following up sophomore LP I like

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