Weeping Icon – “Warts”

Weeping Icon are a feminist noise-punk quartet made up of veterans of other Brooklyn DIY acts like ADVAETA, Lutkie, and Mantismass. Their eight-track debut EP,…
Peter Helman | 10:00 am

Kodak Black Deletes Social-Media Accounts After Saying He Doesn’t “Really Like Black Girls”

After being released from jail earlier this month, the troubled teenage rap star Kodak Black did a recent Instagram Live Q&A session with fans. And…
Tom Breihan | 9:58 am


Space Camp – “Bazooka The Venue”

We named queer art-punk goon squad Space Camp a Band To Watch earlier this year thanks to the erratic whirlwind charm of Emasculation Suite, the…
Peter Helman | 9:55 am

Riz Ahmed Features In The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)” Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda has unveiled the latest video from The Hamilton Mixtape. It's for K'naan's version of "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)," which also features…
Chris DeVille | 9:43 am

The Killers – “The Man” Video

I like the Killers' ridiculous new disco-rock single "The Man" because it knows it's ridiculous and it relishes that ridiculousness. Also because in addition to…
Chris DeVille | 9:25 am

Deerhoof – “I Will Spite Survive” (Feat. Jenn Wasner)

As Joyful Noise Recordings' current artist in residence, Deerhoof and various Deerhoof side projects are releasing five new LPs over the course of this year.
Peter Helman | 9:15 am

The Horrors Announce New Album V

It's been more than three years since adventurous UK rockers the Horrors released their last album, the excellent rave-pop move Luminous. But earlier this month,…
Tom Breihan | 9:14 am


Vessels – “Deflect The Light” (Feat. The Flaming Lips)

Is it impossible to capture the sound of light in music? In fact, that phrase, "the sound of light," seems oxymoronic. If one could do…
Margaret Farrell | 9:00 am

Watch JAY-Z’s New 4:44 Trailer, Featuring New Music

On Friday, JAY-Z will release his new Tidal-exclusive album 4:44, and he's kept all the details about it shadowy thus far. (He's also releasing the…
Tom Breihan | 8:50 am

’60s One-Hit Wonders The Masqueraders Wow America’s Got Talent Judges

The Masqueraders, a soul group who scored a minor hit way back in 1968 with "I Ain't Got To Love Nobody Else," auditioned on America's
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 10:57 pm

Berkeley Names Today “Chaz Bundick Day” In Honor Of Toro Y Moi

Happy Chaz Bundick Day, California! Pitchfork reports that the city of Berkeley has named today Chaz Bundick Day in honor of the Toro Y Moi…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 10:23 pm

Stream Ratboys GN

Ratboys call themselves "post-country," and the Chicago duo make music that sounds like DIY rock with an Americana twang. Their sophomore album GN officially arrives…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 8:28 pm

The House Director, Stars Shade Mariah Carey Over Failed Cameo

The Elusive Chanteuse is so elusive that you won't be able to see her in The House. Mariah Carey was supposed to make a cameo…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Iggy Azalea Responds To Halsey Calling Her A Fucking Moron

Halsey is openly bisexual, and when asked in a recent interview about why she worked with Quavo, who's gotten into trouble for homophobic comments, she…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 7:37 pm

Karoondinha Festival Cancelled

Organizers for the three-day Karoondinha festival near Penn State University have canceled the July 21-23 event, telling Billboard in an exclusive interview that costs for…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | June 27, 2017 - 7:11 pm

Watch Billy Joel Give The Commencement Speech At His Long Island Alma Mater

Fifty years ago, Billy Joel was supposed to graduate from Hicksville High School in his Long Island hometown of Hicksville, NY. But after a late-night…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2017 - 6:31 pm

The National, Julien Baker, D∆WN, Hot Chip, Nigel Godrich, & More To Play House Shows For Amnesty International

On September 20, 1,000 musicians will perform from the intimate setting of people’s homes in over 60 cities around the world as part of the…
Sadie Bell / Billboard | June 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm

The xx Cancel Night + Day Festival

The festival economy is indeed going bust, with several large-scale music events including Canada's Pemberton and (quite notoriously) Fyre Fest abruptly cancelling in recent months.
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2017 - 5:10 pm

Watch Washed Out’s The Mister Mellow Show Trailer Featuring SNL’s Kyle Mooney

Here's what we know about Washed Out's new project: It's a visual album called Mister Mellow, it features recent singles "Get Lost" and "Hard To
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Preview Lana Del Rey’s New Song “Cherry” And Her Interview With Stevie Nicks

Lana Del Rey is the subject of a new V Magazine cover story in which she's interviewed by her fellow icon Stevie Nicks, who guests…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Hear Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Rap Prodigy Verses On Hot 97

Eminem and Kendrick Lamar honored Mobb Deep's Prodigy on NYC's Hot 97 over the weekend. The two rappers guested on Peter Rosenberg's Real Late show,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 27, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Kendrick Lamar – “ELEMENT.” Video

Kendrick Lamar's videos tend to be titanic works of art, and the clips for DAMN. singles "HUMBLE." and "DNA." have lived up to that billing.
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2017 - 3:10 pm

Watch Xiu Xiu Cover ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”

The latest band to participate in an A.V. Club Undercover session is Xiu Xiu. The Jamie Stewart-led project decided to do ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 2:21 pm

New Public Enemy Album Out Next Week

Iconic New York hip hop group Public Enemy are set to release a new album next Tuesday, July 4. It’s called Nothing Is Quick In
Anna Gaca/Spin | June 27, 2017 - 1:56 pm

Melody’s Echo Chamber Hospitalized After “Serious Accident”

Earlier this year, Melody Prochet -- who makes music as Melody's Echo Chamber -- announced a new album, Bon Voyage, and shared its first single,…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Andrea” Video

Earlier this year, Freddie Gibbs released a new album, You Only Live 2wice -- his first since being aquitted of sexual assault charges in Austria…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Brad Paisley Is Hosting A Stand-Up Comedy Special For Netflix

Within the world of Nashville pop-country, Brad Paisley is known as a funny guy, which means he's perfectly happy to turn doofy single-joke premises into…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Haim Releasing Something To Tell You Documentary

Haim have announced that they'll release a documentary about the making of their upcoming sophomore LP, Something To Tell You, on 7/14, a week after…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 12:37 pm

Desiigner – “Liife” (Feat. Gucci Mane)

More than a year after he hit #1 with the inescapable "Panda," Desiigner is getting ready to release his debut album Life Of Desiigner, and…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 12:03 pm

Watch The Trailer For A Crowdfunded Other Music Documentary

Last year, after two decades in operation, the beloved New York record store Other Music finally shut down. And now, the store is the subject…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 11:24 am
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