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When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For the past decade, music videos have mostly lived online, far away from the cable networks that once nurtured the art form. Back in the ’90s, when cable networks were starting… More »

For the better part of the past dozen years, Jorge Elbrecht has had a hand in creating some of the most beautiful, forward-thinking, and occasionally abjectly weird music to infiltrate the world of contemporary indie rock. In the mid 2000s, Elbrecht first began releasing music with Lansing-Dreiden, a highly conceptual art and music collective (and… More »

As his band traveled through a lightning storm somewhere in the American Midwest, Ariel “Pink” Rosenberg yelled at me over the telephone. It was April 2005, and I was holed up in the spare bedroom of a rented house in York, PA, repeatedly posing pre-prepared interview questions in order to be heard over the noise… More »

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Lushlife – “Hong Kong (Lady Of Love)” (Feat. Ariel Pink)

Ritualize, the forthcoming album from the Philly rapper/producer Lushlife, might be the first album ever to feature guest appearances from Freeway, Killer Mike, and Ariel…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2016 - 1:55 pm
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Check Out Ariel Pink’s pom pom Overalls & Raincoat For WHOLE

Ariel Pink helped design several articles of clothing for the LA-based company Skim Milk's luxury line WHOLE (haha). The line includes pom pom overalls (pictured…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2016 - 12:04 pm
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Watch Ariel Pink Perform With A 65-Person Choir At The Week-end Festival (Stereogum Premiere)

Over the summer we saw fan-made video of Ariel Pink's collaboration with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Now, as if to mirror Pink's late-period leap into…
Chris DeVille | December 14, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Ariel Pink – “Hall Of Screams”

Earlier this year, Ariel Pink shared "I Need A Minute," his contribution to the soundtrack for Heaven Knows What. That song is now being put…
James Rettig | November 24, 2015 - 12:34 pm

Caroline Polachek Explains Why Ariel Pink Was A Dick To Chairlift On Tour

On Friday, Grimes took over SiriusXM's SiriusXMU channel, playing songs from her fantastic new album Art Angels in addition to music by artists like Le…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 7:31 pm
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Lushlife – “Body Double”

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife aka Raj Haldar has announced his new album Ritualize will be out 2/19 next year via Western Vinyl. Back in 2012…
Caitlin White | October 5, 2015 - 11:51 am

Mild High Club – “The Chat” (Feat. Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood) Video

The punnily named Mild High Club, aka Alexander Brettin, will release his debut album Timeline a week from today, and in anticipation he's shared a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 11, 2015 - 1:23 pm

Stream Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz’s Surprise Album Feat. The Flaming Lips, Ariel Pink, Phantogram, & Big Sean

After a night of try-hard hosting the VMAs, Miley Cyrus ended the show with a performance of a new song called "Dooo It!" accompanied by…
Caitlin White | August 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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Watch Shags Chamberlain Join Ariel Pink At Melbourne’s Supersense Festival

Ariel Pink played a special one-off show at Melbourne's Supersense Festival on Saturday night, performing with Melbournians Shags Chamberlain and Oren Ambarchi as the backing…
Peter Helman | August 10, 2015 - 6:44 pm
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Watch Ariel Pink’s Full Set With The Colorado Symphony Last Night

Last night Ariel Pink played Colorado's infamously gorgeous Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater. He was accompanied by Don Bolles and the Colorado Symphony string section. Some…
Caitlin White | July 24, 2015 - 2:40 pm
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Ariel Pink Announces Performances With Colorado Symphony, Ash Ra Tempel’s Manuel Göttsching

Ariel Pink is a few days away from heading out on a tour with Black Lips, but in addition to those dates, he's just announced…
Peter Helman | July 13, 2015 - 9:51 pm

Dâm-Funk – “We Continue”

LA-based funk sovereign Damon Riddick (bka Dâm-Funk) hasn't dropped a bona fide full-length solo release since 2009's Toeachizown, so today's announcement that he will drop…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Ariel Pink – “I Need A Minute” Video

Ariel Pink recently contributed the zooted, staggering pop song "I Need A Minute" to the soundtrack of Heaven Knows What, a new movie about heroin…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
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Ariel Pink – “I Need A Minute”

L.A.-based destroyed pop experimentalist Ariel Pink contributed a new song to the movie Heaven Knows What. The film is based on Arielle Holmes' forthcoming memoir…
Caitlin White | May 21, 2015 - 5:53 pm
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Ariel Pink’s Recording With Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips have had a random-ass collaborative mutual admiration society going for a while now; they've performed and recorded and made…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2015 - 10:34 am
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Ariel Pink – “Jell-O” Video

Ariel Pink has already worked with the director Grant Singer to make three videos for songs from his 2014 album pom pom: "Put Your Number
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 10:17 am
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E-40 – “California” (Feat. Dam-Funk & Ariel Pink)

We've heard a couple of great songs already from the Alchemist and Oh No's Welcome To Los Santos: "Play It Cool," Gangrene's collab with Earl…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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