The Week In Pop: Making Sense Of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

Let us begin by appreciating -- if not in the "Yay!" sense, at least the "Wow!" sense -- that the Disney Channel cash cow behind…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 4:31 pm
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Download Rick Ross Black Dollar Mixtape

A few days ago, we learned the surprising news that Rick Ross had a new album called Black Dollar loaded up and ready to go…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 3:27 pm
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At The Gates – “The Book Of Sand (The Abomination)” Video

Last year, the Swedish melodic death metal legends At The Gates returned with At War With Reality, a shockingly good reunion album. Today, as PunkNews
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “When A Woman’s Fed Up” (R. Kelly Cover)

BJ The Chicago Kid is one of those under-the-radar R&B singers who still has the potential to bubble up into mainstream stardom at any time.
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Black Sabbath Announce Farewell Tour Dates

Black Sabbath have announced their farewell tour after nearly five decades together as a band -- albeit a band with many different lineups. This lineu…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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Keith Richards Dismisses All Rap Music

Keith Richards Dismisses All Rap Music

Keith Richards has been radiating dangerous levels of cool for a solid five decades now. But every once in a while, something comes along to…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 2:14 pm
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Windhand – “Hyperion”

Richmond, Virginia doom metallers Windhand are about to follow up their great 2013 album Soma with a new one called Grief's Infernal Flower, and we've…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Stream Ben Folds So There

So There is the product of Ben Folds' orchestral collaboration with the New York-based sextet yMusic, and over the course of the summer we've heard…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 1:41 pm

Silver Jews’ David Berman Recites A Poem From Third Man Books’ Frank Stanford Collection

Jack White's Third Man Records has become something of a haven for all kinds of special releases -- vinyl or otherwise -- and today they've…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Watch Ethan Hawke As Chet Baker In Born To Be Blue Preview

In 2009, Robert Bundreau released The Deaths Of Chet Baker, a short film that explored the many myths surrounding the death of the legendary jazz…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 1:15 pm
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Metric – “Lie, Lie, Lie”

We’ve already heard a bunch of tracks from Metric’s upcoming sixth album, Pagans In Vegas. “The Shade,” “Cascades,” “Too Bad, So Sad,” and “Fortunes” have…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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The Unflinching Gaze Of Chvrches

Tucked away in the corner of a thriving Swedish tech company's Manhattan office, three Scottish musicians are staring intently at their streaming analytics. The stat…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 12:19 pm
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Watch A Peace Corps Volunteer Use Pearl Jam’s “Even Flow” To Teach 100 Ethiopian Kids English

When Pearl Jam's "Even Flow" first came out, the biggest question about it was: "What in the hell is he talking about?" Eddie Vedder's muttered…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 12:14 pm
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Watch Arcade Fire Record With James Murphy In The Reflektor Tapes Preview

We've seen a couple trailers so far for Arcade Fire's documentary The Reflektor Tapes. Arcade Fire Tube points out that the latest teaser features in-studio…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 12:13 pm
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dd elle – “unrequited”

After a bunch of projects under different names over the years, New Jersey producer Dan Casey seems to have settled on the moniker dd elle,…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 11:51 am

Fresno Teen Arrested For Instagramming Eminem Lyrics

The Fresno Bee reports that on Tuesday, Fresno police arrested a 15-year-old boy for posting Eminem lyrics on his Instagram account. The boy, whose name…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 11:50 am
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Hear Marc Maron Interview Richard Thompson And Lemmy Kilmister On WTF

The subjects of our two most recent Counting Down features — in which we provided a detailed breakdown and ranking of a musician’s discography —…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 11:44 am

Baloji – “Capture” (Feat. Petite Noir & Muanza) Video

Baloji is a Congolese rapper who now lives in Belgium but constantly returns to his native country. He self-directed his new video for "Capture" along…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 11:31 am

Stream Petite Noir La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful

Petite Noir is Yannick Ilunga, a South African pop chameleon whose music draws on R&B and crunch-rock and new wave and forward-thinking dance music. All…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 11:19 am
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Empress Of – “Standard”

Empress Of has been pretty quiet in the run-up to the release of her debut album. Me comes out next week, though, and the promotional…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 11:09 am

John Carpenter – “Purgatory (Prurient Remix)”

The great B-movie director John Carpenter, who composed the eerie synth scores for most of his own movies, came out of semi-retirement earlier this year…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 10:53 am

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Can’t Keep Checking My Phone” Video (NSFW)

What happens when you're so indecisive that you can't figure out what idea you want to pursue for a music video? You try to cram…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 10:46 am

Girl Band – “Pears For Lunch” Video

Dublin's Girl Band were named a Band To Watch earlier this year, and after touring the United States and taking on festivals like SXSW, it'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 10:40 am

Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Details Revealed

Janet Jackson is dropping her first album in seven years, as we reported several months ago, and today she's shared details about Unbreakable.
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 10:31 am
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Philosophical Zombie – “Garden Grows Regardless” (Stereogum Premiere)

Killer Wail Records is the new label by Jessica Zambri (ex-Zambri) and Noel Heroux (ex-Hooray For Earth). And although the first official Killer Wail affiliate…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 10:30 am

Day Wave – “Come Home Now”

Day Wave, the one-man lo-fi synthpop project from Oakland's Jackson Phillips, released the impressive Headcase EP this summer. And now he's back with "Come Home…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 10:29 am
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Oneohtrix Point Never – “I Bite Through It” + Garden Of Delete Details

Last month, Daniel Lopatin announced a new Oneohtrix Point never album called Garden Of Delete through a series of circuitous websites and blog posts taking…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Heavenly Beat – “Intent” (Stereogum Premiere)

Heavenly Beat's latest album, Designer, was recorded entirely in John Felix Peña's apartment, and the first single from the record appropriately starts off with the…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 10:19 am

Naytronix – “Back In Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

Nate Brenner is well-known as the touring bassist for tUnE-yArDs, but his solo project Naytronix has evolved since 2012 when he released his debut full-length,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 3, 2015 - 10:16 am

PINS – “Dazed By You” Video

Early this summer, the UK guitar band PINS released the catchy, moody, reverb-happy album Wild Nights, and they've made videos for the songs "Young Girls"…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 10:07 am
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