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Ryan Adams – “Willow Lane,” “Yes Or Run,” & “Red Hot Blues”

The latest installment of Ryan Adams’ prolific PaxAm singles series is here. The “Willow Lane” 7″ also features B-sides “Yes Or Run” and “Red Hot Blues.” The first two are prime examples of the ’80s roots-rock feel that crystallized on Adams’ self-titled 2014 LP, while “Red Hot Blues” is a 12-bar blues goof sung i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / 2:33 pm

Watch Emilie & Ogden Cover Taylor Swift’s “Style” On Harp

A few weeks back we introduced you to Emilie Kahn and her trusty harp, Ogden, by way of their album’s beautiful title track, “Ten Thousand.” Now here’s footage of the Nü-Newsom giving Taylor Swift’s 1989 single “Style” a heavenly makeover. Nicolas Gouin directed the footage of Kahn’s live performance, which you can watch below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / 2:10 pm

Blur’s Graham Coxon Thinks Kanye West Is “A Big Fucking Idiot”

Today in veteran white rock musicians insulting Kanye West: In a recent interview with The Guardian, Blur’s Graham Coxon took issue with Kanye’s particular brand of artistry. When reporter Tim Jonze (he of the Lana Del Rey controversy) cited Kanye as an example of a mainstream and innovative musician, Coxon responded with the following:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 30, 2015 - 4:48 pm

The Week In Pop: Watch Us Whip Through The History Of Dance Crazes, From Chubby Checker To Silentó

Chances are you’ve watched Silentó Whip, watched him Nae Nae at some point this summer. Perhaps you’ve even Whipped, Nae Nae’d, or done the Stanky Legg yourself. The then-unknown Atlanta teenager born Ricky Hawke — which is a much better pop-star name than Silentó — uploaded “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” to SoundCloud back in January. More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 30, 2015 - 3:29 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Get Soy Bombed Twice In New Jersey

The Smashing Pumpkins’ tour with Marilyn Manson rolled into new Jersey’s PNC Bank Arts Center last night, and as Alternative Nation, they suffered two separate stage-crashing incidents — one during “1979,” another during “Disarm.” Something about those Billy Corgan ballads must give Pumpkins fans the courage to go all “Soy Bomb” on his ass. Corga… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 30, 2015 - 10:23 am

Comments from chris deville

The true oversight was by you, who didn’t read the intro to this post!

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July 30, 2015 on The Week In Pop: Watch Us Whip Through The History Of Dance Crazes, From Chubby Checker To Silentó

Yes, that makes more sense.

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July 29, 2015 on Drake – “Back To Back Freestyle”

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July 27, 2015 on Have We Reached Peak Vinyl?

Marc mentions in the story that a few new plants are indeed opening up.

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July 27, 2015 on Have We Reached Peak Vinyl?

“House Of Ballons / Glass Table Girls” so classic.

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July 23, 2015 on The Week In Pop: The Weeknd Pop?

We explained the move back to Tuesdays in last week’s Album Of The Week, which accidentally wasn’t categorized under the Album Of The Week tab until your comment just now tipped us off. Anyway, here’s the explanation: http://www.stereogum.com/1815554/album-of-the-week-jason-isbell-something-more-than-free/franchises/album-of-the-week/

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July 21, 2015 on Album Of The Week: Mas Ysa Seraph

YHF is the best Wilco album and maybe my favorite album ever. Start there.

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July 17, 2015 on Premature Evaluation: Wilco Star Wars

Stand strong in your accurate insight.

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July 17, 2015 on Premature Evaluation: Wilco Star Wars

Thanks for the heads up

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July 17, 2015 on Skrillex & Vic Mensa – “No Chill”