Watch A Trailer For Deafheaven LP3

By Michael Nelson / July 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Deafheaven’s sophomore record, Sunbather, was my favorite album of 2013, and the follow-up is pretty high on my list of 2015’s most anticipated. The band have been promising LP3 will arrive later this year, and now, they’re sharing some actual music — and providing some actual details. First off, it looks like the record i… More »

Watch Jeezy Bring Out Andre 3000, Kanye West, Usher, T.I., Bun B At Thug Motivation 101 Anniversary Show

By Tom Breihan / July 27, 2015 - 1:54 pm

On Saturday night, Young Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of his landmark debut album Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 with a big show at Atlanta’s Fox Theater. He’d billed it as a celebration of the album, and as Rap-Up points out, the show included a few guests who were on that first album: T.I. More »

U2 @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 7/26/15

By Ryan Leas / July 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm

On one of the screens outside Madison Square Garden last night, there was an image that slid through between every couple of ads: an image of U2 with the words “I just got a place in New York” — a lyric from All That You Can’t Leave Behind’s “New York” — and “Welcome Home U2!”… More »

The 31 Best U2 Non-Album Tracks

By Ryan Leas / July 27, 2015 - 1:20 pm

U2 are the kind of band that doesn’t so much release albums as release events. In the context of their career, that means various things at various times. There’s their sheer popularity, the result of which is that a U2 album can’t really be minor even if the band tried to make it so: It… More »

i tried to run away when i was 6 – “June July May” (Stereogum Premiere)

By James Rettig / July 27, 2015 - 1:17 pm

i tried to run away when i was 6 is the project of Philadelphia-based singer Domenica Pileggi and, over the past year plus, they’ve been putting out a series of increasingly strong song collections over on Bandcamp, learning and refining the craft as they go. Now, Pileggi is ready to make an official debut. NotMore »

Hear Ezra Koenig Interview Florence Welch, Rashida Jones Talk About Rejecting Robin Thicke In High School On Beats 1

By Caitlin White / July 27, 2015 - 1:09 pm

One of the many new shows on Apple Music’s Beats Radio 1 is Time Crisis With Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend). The first installment aired two weeks ago, and for the second episode Koenig’s got Despot, Rashida Jones, his cousin Asher (second cousin to be exact), Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed’s Another RoundMore »

Sky Ferreira Pushes Back Launch Of New Album

By Tom Breihan / July 27, 2015 - 12:56 pm

A new Sky Ferreira album would be very welcome right now, but we’re going to have to wait for a bit. Ferreira has been working on Masochism, the follow-up to her generally incredible 2013 full-length debut Night Time, My Time, for a while now, and she’d promised the release of new single “Guardian” this summer. More »

Skylar Spence – “Affairs”

By Chris DeVille / July 27, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Skylar Spence’s Prom King is shaping up swimmingly. The erstwhile SAINT PEPSI impressed us with his summer jam of a lead single “Can’t You See,” and its follow-up reminds us that his expertise extends beyond neon dance-party music. “Affairs” is a misty chillwave/synthpop breakup lament marked by echo-laden vocals and the melancholy refrain, “That’s the… More »

Meek Mill – “All Eyes On You” (Feat. Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown) Video

By Caitlin White / July 27, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Meek Mill’s second studio album Dreams Worth More Than Money has been a hell of a comeback so far. After getting out of jail, sparking up a romance with hip-hop’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj, and going straight for Drake’s jugular, Mill seems to be on a mission to assert his dominance. The video for hi… More »

Jamie Lidell – “Pink Light”

By Gabriela Tully Claymore / July 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm

Jamie Lidell doesn’t subscribe to any particular genre leaning, and his discography amasses new influences without straying from his origins as a straight-up dance producer. “Pink Light” is a slow-burner, and its inaugural moments sound not totally unlike the fateful slow dance before the closing credits of an ’80s film. Astral synths abound, gossamer sheet… More »

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