Rihanna Will Play Iconic Psycho Role In Bates Motel

Rihanna has had a pretty big Comic-Con. Yesterday, new footage from Luc Besson's upcoming sci-fi epic Valerian revealed that Rihanna would be playing a space
Peter Helman | July 22, 2016 - 8:13 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

New York City welcomes its first ever Panorama Music Festival this weekend and unfortunately, it's going to be hot. Really hot. Like, it's going to…
Stereogum | July 22, 2016 - 4:55 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Did you guys livestream RNC Fest this week? "Station To Station," "Here Comes The Sun," "Eminence Front," "We Are The Champions," "You Can't Always Get…
Scott Lapatine | July 22, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Teen Suicide – “Greatest Trick” & “Sycamore”

Teen Suicide released their sorta-comeback LP It’s The Big Joyous Celebration, Let’s Stir The Honeypot earlier this year, and they're back today with two new…
James Rettig | July 22, 2016 - 4:18 pm

Sia Cast As Pony Popstar In My Little Pony: The Movie

The inexplicable success of the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic TV show (partially among middle-aged internet men) has led to a theatrical film, which…
James Rettig | July 22, 2016 - 3:53 pm

PartyNextDoor – “Not Nice”

PartyNextDoor wrote Rihanna's part on the dancehall-inflected Drake collab "Work," so it's not surprising to hear him jumping on a track that basically sounds like…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you watched last night's terrifying fascistic rally, you will probably want to watch a few other things to decompress. If you didn't watch last…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 2:26 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Join Sting & Peter Gabriel In Seattle

Sting and Peter Gabriel's joint Rock Paper Scissors tour stopped at KeyArena in Seattle last night, where they were joined by none other than Eddie…
James Rettig | July 22, 2016 - 2:14 pm

Carl Broemel – “Snowflake”

My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel is getting ready to release 4th Of July, his first new solo album since 2010, next month. We've already heard…
James Rettig | July 22, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Gucci Mane – “Waybach” Video

Today, Gucci Mane released Everybody Looking, his post-prison comeback album. He also shared his video for "Waybach," the song where he says he's rather rap…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 1:41 pm

D.R.A.M. – “Broccoli” (Feat. Lil Yachty) Video

One of the most joyously weird songs on hip-hop radio this summer is "Broccoli," a collaboration between D.R.A.M. (the soulful Virginian sing-rapper of "Cha Cha"
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2016 - 1:34 pm

But Who's Buying?

We’ve Passed Peak Vinyl – Here Comes The Collapse

From 1996 - 1999, I worked at a New York City record store called Rebel Rebel. I was a student at NYU when I got…
Michael Nelson | July 22, 2016 - 12:38 pm


Hear Blake Babies Play “Lament” At Boston Reunion Show

Alt-rock heroes Blake Babies played a series of afternoon reunion sets earlier this month in Boston, their first performances together in 15 years. The Juliana…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2016 - 12:37 pm

The Anniversary

Tidal Turns 20

The easiest way to get high-school lunchroom laughs on September 5, 1997, was with a Fiona Apple impression. At the previous night's MTV Video Music…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Tegan And Sara – “BWU” Video

Tegan And Sara released their most recent album, Love You To Death, back in May, and we looked back on their decades long career by…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 22, 2016 - 11:32 am


Anthony Jay Sanders – “Mother’s Day Money”

Anthony Jay Sanders fronts the Island Of Misfit Toys, the theatrical rock group that put out a terrific new album called I Made You Something
James Rettig | July 22, 2016 - 11:14 am

Die Antwoord – “Banana Brain”

After breaking a two-year silence with the single "Dazed And Confused" earlier this year, Die Antwoord is set for a prolific 2016. They've already dropped…
Collin Robinson | July 22, 2016 - 10:45 am

Stream Gucci Mane Everybody Looking

It's likely that Gucci Mane has recorded two or three albums' worth of material in less than two months since being released from prison. Hell,…
Collin Robinson | July 22, 2016 - 10:32 am

Radiohead Announce Pathway To Paris Live Album, Thom Yorke Bedtime Mix

Radiohead's Thom Yorke performed last December at Pathway To Paris, a benefit concert to fight climate change. Today the band announced that select performances from…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2016 - 10:03 am

Hear Oasis’ “D’You Know What I Mean? (NG’s 2016 Rethink)” From Be Here Now Deluxe Reissue

Potatoes have long memories! We're nearing the 20th anniversary of Be Here Now, Oasis' grand and bloated third album, the one they made when they…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 9:59 am

Regina Spektor – “Bleeding Heart”

The idiosyncratic singer-songwriter Regina Spektor is coming back this fall with a new album called Remember Us To Life -- her first since 2012's What
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 9:40 am

George Harrison Estate Addresses RNC’s Use Of “Here Comes The Sun” To Introduce Ivanka Trump

Last night, as part of the terrifying procession of national disgraces and absurdities that was this year's Republican National Convention, Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka walked…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2016 - 9:36 am

Watch Céline Dion Impersonate Rihanna & Sia On The Tonight Show

The big news from late-night TV last night was Stephen Colbert bringing his old friend Jon Stewart out of retirement so that he could launch…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 9:24 am


Slothrust – “Horseshoe Crab”

Slothrust are a Brooklyn-based trio of Sarah Lawrence grads who make jazz- and blues-inflected indie rock, music that alternately simmers and erupts. They're gearing up…
Peter Helman | July 22, 2016 - 9:22 am

Chairlift – “Get Real”

This morning, New York pop-music tinkerers Chairlift released a new track. The song is called "Get Real," and the duo have played it live before,…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 8:54 am

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “A 1000 Times”

Last month Rostam Batmanglij performed his first solo concert since leaving Vampire Weekend, opening for Brian Wilson at Brooklyn's Northside Festival. Throughout the set he…
Pranav Trewn | July 22, 2016 - 12:06 am

Brand New – “Out Of Range”

Brand New have been quite active recently. In the past few months, they've headed out on tour, released a new song, and reworked some old
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 10:28 pm

Kool Keith – “World Wide Lamper” (Feat. B.a.R.S Murre & Dirt Nasty)

Weirdo Bronx rapper Kool Keith is returning this fall with new LP Feature Magnetic. "Album is a full ahead of time extravaganza," Keith tells XXL.
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 9:12 pm

Watch The Trailer For Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake

Fox is doing the time warp again. Last October, the network announced that they would be remaking the 1975 cult phenomenon The Rocky Horror Picture
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 8:59 pm

Watch Ben Gibbard Throw Another Ceremonial First Pitch For The Mariners

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is a big fan of the Seattle Mariners. The Washington native has previously recorded an ode to former
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 8:46 pm
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