Keith Girard

Stephen Stills Brings it All Home on New 'Carry On' CD Collection

Stephen Stills put on a show at Madison Square Garden back in 1971, supporting his second solo album Stephen Stills 2. It was a mess from start to finish, but I couldn’t take my eyes off him. It was a brilliant failure that I’ve never forgotten. The definitive collection of his music could well be Rhino Records’ newly released a four-CD set, called Carry On....

Lil' Wayne Flashes His Cash in New Video for 'R.A.F.' (watch!)

Lil Wayne ended up in the hospital last week for an alleged drug overdose, but he may have just been working too hard. He just released a new video for his song “R.A.F” and his new album, I Am Not a Human Being II debuts this month. The song’s all about money, but it ain’t no good if you’re dead....

Justin Bieber Pitches In on Will.i.am's '#That Power' (listen!)

Justin Bieber boosts his street cred with another featured performance with Will.i.am. He contributes to the Black Eyed Peas band member’s new song “#That Power.” Will.i.am also recorded tracks with Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Cole, Nicole Scherzinger, David Guetta, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, LMFAO, Eva Simons, Chris Brown, Mick Jagger, Busta Rhymes, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne and even Kanye West. ...

Alvin Lee, '60s Guitar Virtuoso of Woodstock, Ten Years After, Dies

Alvin Lee, who was a guitar virtuoso by the age of 13 and rode the British invasion during the 1960s with the band Ten Years After, has died from complications arising from surgery. He was 68. Lee may not have been as popular as contemporaries like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, but his skill on the guitar ranks him among the era’s guitar gods....

Jimi Hendrix Rocks Again With New Album, People, Hell & Angels

Jimi Hendrix lives, or at least his music does. The guitar god, who died at 27 in 1970 will posthumously release a new album, People, Hell and Angels, this week, made up from songs he recorded more than 40 years ago with Stephen Stills, Traffic’s Dave Mason, Chris Wood and Steve Winwood, drummer Buddy Miles, saxophonist Lonnie Youngblood and bassist Billy Cox....

Taylor Swift Hot Sexy Side Pops Out at Brit Awards (photos, video!)

Taylor Swift looked dainty in white as she launched into one of her signature breakup songs, “I Knew You Were A Trouble,” at the Brit Awards in London. But her hot sexy side popped out literally mid-song to finish with a raunchy flourish. Taylor was up for International Female Solo Artist, but was aced out by newcomer Lana Del Rey....

Keith Girard

Keith Girard is Editor and Pubilsher of TheImproper, New York City’s cutting edge arts, entertainment pop culture and lifestyle Web magazine. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of Billboard magazine and a reporter for the Washington Post among other media positions.