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Memorial Day weekend is upon us, but for the most part this week’s best singles aren’t the ideal soundtrack for your cookout. (Speaking of which: We’re still waiting for those BBQ bangers you promised, Kanye.) The songs that struck us this week are mostly serious and/or introspective, and even the loud ones are a better… More »

Some months, you get blockbuster bands releasing big singles in stream-only format. May was not like that — May was a good month for freely downloadable MP3s. Respect, May. In the ten-track zip below, you’ll find big singles from artists sitting on anticipated new LPs — like Yeasayer and Twin Shadow and Azealia Banks –… More »

A few years ago I wrote a positive review of CocoRosie’s The Adventures of Ghosthorse And Stillborn. Too positive, it turns out: The publication that assigned it killed the piece at the 11th hour and instead ran a snarky takedown. I’d never had that happen before and I’ve been championing challenging music for a long… More »

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Hear Sia and Antony’s New Songs For Racing Extinction Documentary

Sia and Antony Hegarty -- who recently changed her name to Anohni for the new album due out next year -- both worked with composer…
James Rettig | November 5, 2015 - 2:42 pm

Antony Hegarty Gives An Update On HOPELESSNESS, Out Next Year

It's been five years since Antony And The Johnsons released Swanlights, their last album, and it'll be at least a little while before we hear…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 10:34 am

Antony Calls Pope Francis “Shameful And Pathetic” For Meeting With Kim Davis

Since ascending to the Catholic Church's highest seat, Pope Francis has earned the "Cool Pope" nickname for generally being a whole lot more progressive than…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2015 - 11:48 am

Hudson Mohawke – “Indian Steps” (Feat. Antony) & “Scud Books” Video

The UK producer Hudson Mohawke is a few weeks away from releasing Lantern, his first new solo album in what feels like forever. We've already…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2015 - 8:49 am

Antony Announces New Album Hopelessness, Co-Produced With Oneohtrix Point Never & Hudson Mohawke

Recording under the Antony & The Johnsons name, Antony Hegarty has always come off as a magnificent torch-song balladeer type. But Hegarty has also done…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 9:10 am

Antony Hegarty & Yoko Ono – “I Love You Earth”

Yoko Ono turns 82 today, and to celebrate that birthday, she's teamed up with Antony Hegarty, another iconoclast with a voice so distinctive that you…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2015 - 4:16 pm

Watch Antony & The Johnsons Perform “Twilight” From New Concert Film TURNING

TURNING is a new Antony & The Johnsons concert film directed by Antony Hegarty and Charles Atlas. Shot during a fall 2006 European tour, it's…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2014 - 5:36 pm

The Soft Pink Truth – “Black Metal” (Venom Cover)

Drew Daniel is no stranger to unorthodox musical experiments. His main project with his partner M.C. Schmidt, Matmos, has released some of the most conceptually…
Miles Bowe | May 8, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Carice Van Houten – “Particle Of Light” (Feat. Antony) Video

Dutch actress Carice Van Houten, who plays the evil smoke-birthing sorceress Melisandre on Game Of Thrones, was last seen slicing open Willem Defoe's neck in…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Watch Hercules And Love Affair Perform “Blind” With Antony For The 1st Time

"Blind," the 2008 collaboration between Hercules And Love Affair and Antony Hegarty, was an instant nu-disco classic and arguably the best thing either party has…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 11:53 am

Antony And The Johnsons – “Cut The World” Video

The title track from Antony's new, live and symphonic release Cut The World is a previously unreleased track coming from the stage show The Life
Amrit Singh | August 6, 2012 - 10:19 am

Hear MGMT, Lykke Li, Antony Cover Fleetwood Mac

Previously, New Pornographers and Best Coast teased the forthcoming Fleetwood Mac tribute album Just Tell Me That You Want Me with their covers of "Think
Corban Goble | June 28, 2012 - 9:32 am

Antony – “RISE”

Sir Antony (which is what we will all be calling him one day) wrote a song about the coral reef, and how we must make…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2012 - 2:16 pm

CocoRosie – “Tearz For Animals” (Feat. Antony Hegarty)

Antony is an eloquently outspoken champion of CocoRosie, and a frequent collaborator to the sisters Casady, so be not surprised that a new collab track…
Amrit Singh | May 25, 2012 - 11:53 am

Jessica 6 – “Prisoner Of Love” Video (Feat. Antony)

Nomi Ruiz, leader of New York disco-house crew Jessica 6, did a ton of singing on Hercules And Love Affair's self-titled debut album. So did…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2011 - 4:35 pm

MEN – “Who Am I To Feel So Free” (Feat. Antony Hegarty)

Antony really goes for it in JD Samson & Co's Talk About Body dance anthem, "Who Am I To Fee So Free," a track that…
brandon | February 16, 2011 - 11:08 am

Antony & The Johnsons “Thank You For Your Love” On Letterman

This past Friday Antony Hegarty gave Letterman a powerful take on Swanlights' most upbeat moment "Thank You For You Love." He recruited some of Paul…
brandon | October 11, 2010 - 2:31 pm

Antony & The Johnsons (Feat. Björk) – “Flétta”

Antony & The Johnsons' fourth album Swanlights is maybe my favorite. From start to finish it has a gorgeous tonal and emotional consistency to it.
brandon | September 16, 2010 - 9:26 am
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