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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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 »

By: Chris DeVille / May 22, 2015 - 2:28 pm

Florence Welch Broke Her Foot During Her Coachella Set

I went to college in L.A., which means I experienced Coachella during the only period of life when a decent human should be subjected to it. That three-day desert festival marathon is a rough one, man. Don’t take it from me though; just ask Florence Welch, who somehow broke her foot during the festival. Welch,… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 14, 2015 - 6:01 pm

Florence + The Machine – “What Kind Of Man” Video + How Big How Blue How Beautiful Details

Earlier this week, Florence + The Machine debuted a video titled “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” that was too magnificently restrained not to be the precursor to something else. Indeed it was — Florence was on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show today and revealed that her new album is coming in June, and… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 12, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Watch Pharrell, Lorde, Elton John, Dave Grohl, One Direction, & Many More Cover The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” For BBC Music

The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as “an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the BBC’s strongest commitment to music in 30 years.” To mark the launch, the media conglomerate commissioned this music video featuring an all-star lineup singing the Beach Boys’ classic “God Only… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 7, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Watch Florence Welch Cover “Get Lucky”

Last Friday night, in a moment of apparent abandon, Florence Welch (of Florence And The Machine) hopped on stage with British cover band Sourberry and did impromptu covers of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and the Gossip’s “The Way Of Control.” Of course the performance was captured for digital posterity by a member of the crowd,… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 22, 2013 - 1:58 pm

A$AP Rocky (Feat. Florence Welch) – “I Come Apart”

A$AP Rocky is joined by siren Florence Welsh for Long.Live.A$AP. bonus cut “I Come Apart.” Rocky is no stranger to indie chanteuses, having previously collaborated with Lana Del Rey, as well as appeared in her video for “National Anthem” as JFK. The heartache-heavy track sounds like it could just as easily fit on one of… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / January 10, 2013 - 12:19 pm

Watch Florence Join The Rolling Stones In London

The Rolling Stones are in London playing a string of shows in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, and last night the band brought out Florence Welch to wail on “Gimme Shelter.” She obliged. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 30, 2012 - 9:19 am

Calvin Harris – “Sweet Nothing” Video (Feat. Florence Welch)

Recently, Florence Welch, of …+ The Machine fame, lent her crazy rocket-launcher wail to “Sweet Nothing,” the new single from EDM anthem-generator Calvin Harris. She also shows up in the song’s video, playing a lounge singer at a dingy British strip club, and she goes into onstage conniptions while her significant other, for reasons I… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 21, 2012 - 9:55 am

Calvin Harris – “Sweet Nothing” (Feat. Florence Welch)

Florence Welch, the Florence of Florence + The Machine, has an uncorked mega-wail that seems like it should work really well on cheesed-out big-room dance music. And on “Sweet Nothing,” the new single from superclub mainstay Calvin Harris, it does exactly that. “Sweet Nothing” is a bit sillier and more simplistic than your average Florence… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2012 - 4:33 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

By: Stereogum / December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm