Can You Name All The Boys In Charli XCX’s “Boys” Video?

Charli XCX just dropped a self-directed video for her new single "Boys," and the clip features a slew of guest stars you'll probably recognize. Musicians,…

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Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | 2:58 pm

Turnover – “Sunshine Type”

Last month, Turnover announced a new album, Good Nature, with the pretty song "Super Natural," and today the Virginia Beach-band has shared the second single…
James Rettig | 2:51 pm

Watch Patti Smith Join U2 On “Mothers Of The Disappeared” In Paris

U2 are in the middle of their 30th anniversary Joshua Tree tour, and last night they performed at the Stade De France in Paris. Patti…
James Rettig | 2:32 pm

Strange Relations – “Say You”

Last year, Strange Relations released their dreamy Going Out EP, which was my introduction to the Minneapolis group, though they released a full-length, -Centrism, back…
James Rettig | 2:20 pm

Status Ain't Hood

SoundCloud Rap Is Thriving While SoundCloud Is Dying

SoundCloud is in trouble. Earlier this month, the streaming platform laid off nearly half its workforce, positioning the move as what it needs to do…
Tom Breihan | 2:08 pm

Oh No, Macklemore & Lil Yachty Have A Song Together

Oh Jesus. Oh no. Macklemore is basically doing a Lil Yachty impression on a song that already has Lil Yachty on it. And he rhymes…
Tom Breihan | 1:39 pm

Lomelda – “Out There”

The late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith is a commonly mythologized musician due in part to his vulnerable and melancholic catalogue as well as his grim death.
Margaret Farrell | 1:15 pm

Stone Temple Pilots Announce 25th Anniversary Core Deluxe Reissue

Stone Temple Pilots have had a rough go of it in recent years, suffering the deaths of original frontman Scott Weiland and his replacement Chester
Chris DeVille | 12:49 pm

Selena Gomez – “Fetish” (Feat. Gucci Mane) Video

Selena Gomez has followed up her "Bad Liar" video with another memorable clip for "Fetish." Directed by Petra Collins, the video stars Gomez as what…
Chris DeVille | 12:12 pm

Morrissey US Tour Dates Appear On Spotify

It looks like Morrissey is gearing up to announce a US tour. As Moz fan forum Morrissey-Solo points out, a number of unannounced tour dates…
James Rettig | 12:06 pm

Hamilton Leithauser – “The Song With No Name”

Last month, the benefit compilation Philia: Artists Rise Against Islamophobia was announced alongside a new track from Heems, and today Hamilton Leithauser has shared his…
James Rettig | 11:40 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Arcade Fire Everything Now

Arcade Fire have always made dance music. Consider "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)," the most crushingly heavy relic of the disco-punk era. Recall "Ready To Start,"
Chris DeVille | 11:35 am

Skrillex – “Would You Ever” (Feat. Poo Bear) Video

Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd started out his career writing R&B hits for groups like 112, and in recent years, he's become Justin Bieber's favorite songwriting…
Tom Breihan | 11:28 am

Cloakroom – “The Sun Won’t Let Us Go” Video

Last month, Indiana trio Cloakroom announced their sophomore album Time Well and shared its crushing lead single "Seedless Star." They also hinted that the new…
Peter Helman | 11:14 am

Trent Reznor: “When I Hear Grizzly Bear In A Volkswagen Commercial, It Kind Of Bums Me Out”

Nine Inch Nails are now fully back. Last week, the band released the new EP ADD VIOLENCE, which followed last year's Not The Actual Events.
Tom Breihan | 10:57 am

Ronnie James Dio’s Hologram Is Going On A World Tour

Ronnie James Dio's hologram is going on a world tour! Rolling Stone reports that the tour has been named "Dio Returns," and the metal singer,…

Hear Gregg Allman’s Posthumous “My Only True Friend”

Gregg Allman died earlier this year from complications with liver cancer, but he had been working on an album before he passed away. That album,…
James Rettig | 10:34 am

Daniel Johnston Announces Final Tour

The prolific Texan outsider-artist singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston has been an underground inspiration for decades, and he's been battling serious mental illness for longer than that.
Tom Breihan | 10:26 am

Liam Gallagher Apologizes To Chris Martin, Not Noel

Apparently, Liam Gallagher is willing to make amends with other British musicians -- just not his brother. The singer apologized to Coldplay frontman…

Iron & Wine – “Thomas County Law” Video

Last month, Iron & Wine announced that their new album, Beast Epic, would be out in August. At the time, they shared a video for…
James Rettig | 10:15 am

Download The Afghan Whigs’ Free Pleasure Club Cover In Tribute To Dave Rosser

The Afghan Whigs guitarist Dave Rosser died last month after a battle with colon cancer. In tribute, the band has recorded a cover of "You…
Peter Helman | 10:07 am

Chelsea Wolfe – “Vex”

This fall, the dark and atmospheric singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe will release her new metal-influenced album Hiss Wolfe, which features production from Converge's Kurt Ballou and…
Tom Breihan | 10:04 am


Mister Heavenly – “Beat Down”

Mister Heavenly is the supergroup team-up of Man Man's Ryan Kattner (aka Honus Honus), Islands mastermind Nick Thorburn, and Cold War Kids/Modest Mouse/Shins drummer Joe…
Peter Helman | 10:02 am


Peach Pyramid – “Repeating Myself” Video

Peach Pyramid is the project of British Columbia's Jen Severtson, who couches heavy themes of abuse and trauma within her bright, surf-inflected indie-pop. Severtson is…
Peter Helman | 9:58 am

St. Vincent Models Jewelry In New Tiffany & Co. Ad

Everyone wants a piece of Annie Clark these days, so maybe it's not surprising that America's most famous jewelry store has made the St. Vincent…
Tom Breihan | 9:46 am


Julie & The Wrong Guys (Julie Doiron & Cancer Bats) – “You Wanted What I Wanted” Video

Julie Doiron is returning to music after a five-year hiatus with a new self-titled LP under the name Julie & The Wrong Guys. This time…
Kim Ilkowski | 9:44 am


Cindy Wilson – “Mystic”

Cindy Wilson, one of the lead vocalists and songwriters behind the B-52s, is striking out on her own, and her upcoming solo album Change, recorded…
Peter Helman | 9:24 am

Rick Ross Says He Hasn’t Signed A Female Rapper Because He’s “Gotta Fuck A Couple Of Times”

Rick Ross has a long history of making horrendously misogynistic statements, on record and off. A few years ago, Reebok ended a relationship with the…
Tom Breihan | 9:15 am

Alex Lahey – “Every Day’s The Weekend” Video

Artist To Watch Alex Lahey is quickly following up her excellent EP B-Grade University with her debut full-length release, I Love You Like A Brother,…
Kim Ilkowski | 9:15 am
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