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When the visionary Los Angeles beat-mangler Flying Lotus got Thom Yorke and Erykah Badu to show up on his album Until The Quiet Comes a couple of years ago, that felt like a big deal indeed, even if…   Read Story »
The Atlanta synth-rap mastermind Mike WiLL Made It was one of last year's dominant producers, and based on the sort of collaborators he now has at his disposal, he seems determined to hold onto that…   Read Story »
In addition to the debut of that "new" Michael Jackson song, last night's inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards featured performances by Pitbull, Blake Shelton, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Shakira ... wait,…   Read Story »
The whole team it took to come up with The Amazing Spider-Man 2's lackluster pop single "It's On Again" performed on Fallon last night. Kendrick opened with his intro verse before turning it over to…   Read Story »
Pharrell produced "It's On Again," the new Alicia Keys inspirational-disco number from the soundtrack to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Kendrick Lamar starts it out with a shouty verse, which means…   Read Story »
SZA, whose aqueous star-child R&B is singlehandedly making TDE more than just an all-male, all-rap label, will release her Z EP tomorrow, and we've already posted her "Babylon" video and her Chance…   Read Story »
The summer festival scene grows ever more crowded, and now a fairly major new one called the Hudson Project Festival has announced that it'll come to Winston Farm in Saugerties, New York (near the…   Read Story »
The soundtracks of the last four blockbuster Spider-Man movies have a spotty history, and Alicia Keys doesn't exactly have a great record of making good songs for big movies. And yet everything comes…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week due to SXSW, and came back to a Week In Music so overcrowded with options that we could have easily filled two or more such lists and still had worthy songs to argue…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »