New Rick Ross Album Black Dollar Out This Week; Stream “Foreclosures”

Following his recent arrest and sort-of-victory over nemesis 50 Cent, Rick Ross has just announced a new album, Black Dollar, his first since last…
Peter Helman | August 31, 2015 - 8:36 pm

Conner Youngblood – “Stockholm”

For the last four years, Conner Youngblood has been putting out the sort of self-produced, nuanced electronic music that generally qualifies as "bedroom pop," except…
Caitlin White | August 31, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Run The Jewels With TV On The Radio, The Dead Weather To Perform On Colbert

Things are starting to come together for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which will air its first episode on 9/8. Colbert's already locked dow…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 5:27 pm
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Lupe Fiasco Offers To Destroy Copies Of His Album Lasers With An Actual Laser

It took a massive campaign from fans, complete with actual in-person demonstrations, to convince Atlantic Records to release Lupe Fiasco's 2011 album Lasers, and the…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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The SpongeBob Musical Includes New Music By David Bowie, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, & More

SpongeBob SquarePants is making its way to Broadway. According to Entertainment Weekly, a musical based on the popular long-running Nickelodeon series will debut in June…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 3:37 pm
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Zac Efron’s EDM Movie Had One Of The Worst Openings Ever

Finally, the headline we all saw coming when Warner Bros. released the trailer for We Are Your Friends back in May. Max Joseph’s directorial debut…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 31, 2015 - 3:22 pm
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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – August 2015

When the other Black Market guys and I set about assembling this month's column, we ran into a philosophical disagreement about whether a certain band…
Doug Moore | August 31, 2015 - 3:03 pm
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Wavves – “My Head Hurts”

Nathan Williams will put out his latest album as Wavves, V, this coming October, and though the roll-out has been sticky (to say the least),…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 31, 2015 - 2:58 pm
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Empress Of – “Hot N Cold” (Katy Perry Cover)

Katy Perry wouldn't strike consistent, worthwhile pop gold until Teenage Dream, but her first two big singles -- "I Kissed A Girl" and "Hot N
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 2:47 pm

iLoveMakonnen – “Trust Me Danny” Video

Danny Wolf is the 18-year-old Atlanta-based producer who's both the subject of and the engineer behind iLoveMakonnen's new single. "Trust Me Danny" comes accompanied by…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 31, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Stream Widowspeak All Yours

Widowspeak are the country dream-pop duo of Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas, who soldiered through the decidedly non-glamorous life as musicians in Brooklyn for…
Caitlin White | August 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm
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Jeezy Shares New Single “God,” Lengthy Message About The State Of Black Men In America

Atlanta rap king Jeezy released Seen It All, his last album, just a year ago, and this morning, he announced plans for its follow-up. Jeezy'…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Carrie Brownstein Announces Book Tour

Carrie Brownstein has announced a book tour in support of her upcoming memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl. The book is out on 10/27,…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Chad Valley – “Seventeen”

The last thing we heard from the Oxford, UK singer and spell-caster Chad Valley was the 2012 synth-streaked '80s-pop pastiche Young Hunger, an album that…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Hear Siouxsie Sioux’s First New Song In Eight Years From Hannibal’s Series Finale

Siouxsie Sioux hasn't released any music since the release of her debut solo album Mantaray back in 2007, but she contributed her first new song…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 12:22 pm
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Slayer – “Cast The First Stone”

In a few weeks, metal overlords Slayer will release their new album Repentless, their first album since 2011's very good World Painted Blood and their…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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Gardens & Villa – “Everybody” Video

Two weeks ago, Gardens & Villa released their third record, Music For Dogs, and today they've shared a new video for "Everybody." Most of it…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 11:57 am

Chance The Rapper Critiques Miley Cyrus For Wearing Dreadlocks, Saying “Mammy” At VMAs

Among the most awkward undercurrents of last night's MTV Video Music Awards was Miley Cyrus' continued racial tone-deafness. Cyrus, who has taken heat in the…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2015 - 11:39 am
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Frankie Broyles – “Color Set” (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this month, just a few hours before Deerhunter launched the countdown clock that led to the news of their new album Fading Frontier, guitarist…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2015 - 10:36 am

OBN III’s – “Let The Music” (Stereogum Premiere)

OBN III's make beer-swillin', guitar-totin', good old fashioned American rock 'n' roll, the kind of thing that you'd blast a little too loud while getting…
Peter Helman | August 31, 2015 - 10:04 am
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Stream Blank Realm Illegals In Heaven (Stereogum Premiere)

The Brisbane band Blank Realm play a form of DIY guitar-rock that vacillates back and forth between shimmering psych-pop and bluesy punk. Later this week,…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 9:54 am
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VMAs 2015: The 8 Most Awkward Moments

The MTV Video Music Awards are, by their very nature, extremely awkward. Maybe it's just that I long since aged out of the network's key…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2015 - 9:41 am
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Watch Damon Albarn Perform “Mr. Tembo” For The Elephant Who Inspired The Song

Last year, Blur frontman Damon Albarn released the solo album Everyday Robots, and it included the single "Mr. Tembo," a song that Albarn wrote for…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 9:36 am
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Big Boi & Phantogram Preview Big Grams Project In LA

Back in 2012, Big Boi and Phantogram teamed up for a couple of tracks (including "Lines") from Big Boi's album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors.
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 9:18 am
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Watch The Weeknd’s Apple Music Commercial With John Travolta

The Weeknd had a big night last night, giving a fairly dazzling performance at the MTV Video Music Awards and then starring in a new…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 8:45 am
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Stream Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz’s Surprise Album Feat. The Flaming Lips, Ariel Pink, Phantogram, & Big Sean

After a night of try-hard hosting the VMAs, Miley Cyrus ended the show with a performance of a new song called “Dooo It!” accompanied by…
Caitlin White | August 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean” Video

The renaissance of Justin Bieber is in full swing, and so far he's released one really great collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex "Where Are Ü
Caitlin White | August 30, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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VMAs 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, Videos, & Kanye West’s Speech

Out of all the award shows, the VMAs seems to be the one to have the most memorable moments, though most of them are probably
Stereogum | August 30, 2015 - 9:36 pm
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Taylor Swift – “Wildest Dreams” Video

At the beginning of August Taylor Swift announced that the fifth official single off her blockbuster full-blown pop album 1989 would be "Wildest Dreams," and…
Caitlin White | August 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm

VMAs 2015: Comment Party

Another year, another MTV Video Music Awards ceremony! Tonight, we celebrate the increasingly irrelevant music video, and MTV's excuse to throw a memeable party. Miley
Stereogum | August 30, 2015 - 7:59 pm
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