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Killer Mike Is Opening A Barber Shop In The Atlanta Hawks’ Philips Arena

Back in 2011, Killer Mike opened up his SWAG Shop in Atlanta, a barber shop where the name stands for Shave, Wash, and Groom. Today,…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 5:33 pm

Tall Friend – “Small Space” Video

Earlier this month, Philly-via-DC trio Tall Friend announced their debut full-length, Safely Nobody's, with the impressive "Oats," and today they've returned with a video for…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 4:33 pm

Slipknot Singer Says Nickelback Singer “Is To Rock What KFC Is To Chicken”

The Slipknot-Nickelback beef of 2017 is exactly what we as a society deserve, and a new wrinkle has just been added to the fight's spooky…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Terror Pigeon – “OtherSong”

Neil Fridd is gearing up to release We Will Never Run Out Of Love, the third full-length from his Terror Pigeon project, next month. We've…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 3:29 pm

Pharrell’s Working On “Amazing” New Ariana Grande And Justin Timberlake Albums

Pharrell's been in the game for so long that you think he'd have learned to be a little more tight-lipped than he is, but here…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 12:17 pm

DeJ Loaf – “No Fear” Video

Earlier this month, DeJ Loaf put out her latest single, "No Fear," and today she's shared a video to go along with the sharp new…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 12:01 pm

Arcade Fire Tease “Signs Of Life” Video

Arcade Fire are teasing the release of their third Everything Now single, "Signs Of Life." It's coming this Friday (6/30) and, judging from the clip…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 11:28 am

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Baby! – “Weather Girl”

Baby! is the emphatically-named project of Boston-via-Orlando musician Kaley Honeycutt, and just a couple months ago she released her debut EP, Pick Me, which will…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 11:16 am

The Byrds’ Chris Hillman Announces New Tom Petty-Produced LP Bidin’ My Time

This fall, the Byrds' Chris Hillman will release his first studio album in over a decade, Bidin' My Time. It was produced by Tom Petty…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 10:50 am

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

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

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

Lunice – “Distrust” (Feat. Denzel Curry & C9)

Lunice has been a fixture for a while between his work with Hudson Mohawke as TNGHT and his long line of production credits and remixes,…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 10:22 am

Robbie Williams Apologizes For Saying Jimmy Page Was Spying On Him

Back in 2013, British boy band member Robbie Williams moved in next door to Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page in London's Holland Park neighborhood, and…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 10:09 am

Comments from James Rettig

Thank u! Been tryin to get everyone to listen to GToss
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June 27, 2017 on Album Of The Week: James Elkington Wintres Woma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n4psxToDjQ They've been in the studio together a lot recently, but none of their tracks together made it onto Emotion. She was also on his album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s__nbrPlCT0
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June 22, 2017 on In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff
"The Louvre" does it for me. There's just so many cool parts to that song! Based on the intro/outro I'd love to hear a Lorde rock album honestly. Also: "They’ll hang us in the Louvre/ Down the back, but who cares -- still the Louvre." !!!!
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June 16, 2017 on Premature Evaluation: Lorde Melodrama
Excited to talk about Melodrama with you all tomorrow ;)
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June 15, 2017 on Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right
Eligible next week!
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June 9, 2017 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
I am seeing Girlpool tonight :)
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June 9, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Oh no, you wouldn't want that. I would've been much harsher than Tom was.
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June 9, 2017 on Premature Evaluation: Fleet Foxes Crack-Up
I take the M and it's usually pretty empty by the time I leave work! So I sit if I can since I take it for a long ways :)
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June 9, 2017 on Lorde Is The Only Person Who Likes The F Train
We actually haven't heard it yet! But I'm hoping that it will be great... I love all three singles :)
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June 6, 2017 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far
Ask and you shall receive... https://open.spotify.com/user/stereogum/playlist/1DCa2zVi1FzD2lyMz29LGF
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June 6, 2017 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far
Hey now.... we're workin on it: http://www.stereogum.com/1945094/susanne-sundfor-undercover/music/ :)
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June 6, 2017 on Album Of The Week: Big Thief Capacity
Arcade Fire! At The Disco
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May 31, 2017 on Arcade Fire – “Everything Now”
LVL UP's drummer is in the band.
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May 18, 2017 on Stream Cende #1 Hit Single
I think this is the one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vJhFkLmHpI
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May 16, 2017 on Saintseneca – “Book Of The Dead On Sale”
Ok.... has anyone had the pretty new B&J flavor Oat Of This Swirled yet???? It's truly the best thing I have ever eaten and I've only been able to find it ONCE and have been hunting for it ever since and it's out of stock everywhere....... Very distressing.
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May 12, 2017 on Ben & Jerry’s New Bob Marley Flavor Looks Really Good
Ah yes, thank you. I will ask!
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May 10, 2017 on Diddy Is Still The World’s Richest Rapper
I have no hope but also a lot of hope? Maybe it'll finally happen...
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May 10, 2017 on Stream Johnny Jewel Windswept
Well I'm glad the gob falls into the latter category! Would hate to see what's in the first
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May 3, 2017 on gobbinjr – “vom nite” Video