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The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There’s too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it — or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool’… More »

By: Stereogum / December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

Preview Lana Del Rey’s Oscar Hopeful “Big Eyes”

Lana Del Rey contributed two original songs to Tim Burton’s new movie Big Eyes. One of those songs, also called “Big Eyes,” is previewed in a new lyric video released today. Check out a minute of the song below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 1, 2014 - 5:20 pm

Lana Del Rey Announces “Endless Summer Tour” With Courtney Love

Lana Del Rey has announced that Courtney Love will be joining her on some of the dates of her new Endless Summer North American tour next year, which will be in support of her latest album Ultraviolence. Previously, Love schooled Del Rey on the meaning of “Heart-Shaped Box” after the singer covered it live. Over… More »

By: James Rettig / December 1, 2014 - 8:42 am

Lana Del Rey – “Brooklyn Baby (Tom Vek Remix)”

Tom Vek has remixed “Brooklyn Baby,” Lana Del Rey’s song poking fun at NYC hipsters. The reclusive, self-taught producer and musician has also released remixes of Bombay Bicycle Club, De Lux, and plenty others, always adding some new flare to the original song. Here he’s given the formerly somber, expansive “Brooklyn Baby” new life with… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / November 26, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Watch The Unreleased Marilyn Manson Video In Which Lana Del Rey Is Raped

Sometimes, unreleased videos stay unreleased for a reason. Sometime in the last couple of years, Hostel director Eli Roth made a dark and disturbing video with Marilyn Manson. Footage from that video has now leaked under the title “Sturmgruppe 2013 Reel” (Sturmgruppe is an L.A. digital arts group that Manson has worked with before). It… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014 - 11:26 am

Lana Del Rey Becomes Last-Minute Oscar Hopeful With Two Big Eyes Songs

Tim Burton’s new Amy Adams-starring movie Big Eyes opens on Christmas, and according to The Hollywood Reporter it will feature two new songs by Lana Del Rey, “Big Eyes” and “I Can Fly.” The songs weren’t announced until Big Eyes started screening for critics a few days ago. Some details from THR:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2014 - 5:50 pm

Azealia Banks Still Hates The “Ugly One” From Disclosure, Loves Ariel Pink Despite His Questionable Hygiene

Azealia Banks may have finally gotten her debut album out into the world, but that doesn’t mean she’s given up her infamous beefing ways. A new profile for The Guardian reads like a laundry list of the spats that Banks has gotten herself into over the past few years, and she tries to offer u… More »

By: James Rettig / November 13, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Eminem Raps “I’ll Punch Lana Del Rey Right In The Face Twice Like Ray Rice”

Eminem has a long history of promoting violence against women in his songs. and he’s unsurprisingly done it again in a new cypher that was released today in support of his upcoming compilation Shady XV. As Billboard points out, Eminem ties Lana Del Rey and the Ray Rice controversy together in one of his lines:… More »

By: James Rettig / November 10, 2014 - 9:37 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Once Upon A Dream (Young Ruffian Remix)” Video

Way back in January, before we’ knew anything at all about Ultraviolence beyond its title, Lana Del Rey’s eerie cover of the Disney classic “Once Upon A Dream” appeared in the trailer for Maleficent on Grammys night. Now the song from the trailer, which is actually a remix by Young Ruffian, has its own video… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 4, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Watch American Horror Story: Freak Show Take On Lana Del Rey

American Horror Story is taking a distinctly musical turn this season; we’ve already posted the show’s take on Fiona Apple’s “Criminal.” And as previously reported, last night’s episode featured Jessica Lange, a 65-year-old double Oscar winner, singing a Lana Del Rey song. The song in question turned out to be the Born To Die special-editio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 23, 2014 - 9:05 am

The Week In Pop: Get Used To Calvin Harris Being The Biggest DJ In The World

Calvin Harris is the biggest DJ in the world. This is true in terms of dollars (he’s Earth’s highest-paid party-rocker, by an even larger margin than last year) and human bodies (he appeared to draw the most massive crowd at Coachella this year). “Summer,” a song he sung himself, hit the US top 10 and… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Jessica Lange Will Cover Lana Del Rey On American Horror Story: Freak Show

In retrospect, it’s a bit weird that American Horror Story devoted an entire season to witches without involving Lana Del Rey in any way. Well, that particular oversight is about to be corrected. The forthcoming circus-themed season is called American Horror Story: Freak Show, and it will feature two-time Oscar winner Jessica Lange singing a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 1, 2014 - 9:15 am

Lana Del Rey Plans Cemetery Shows

In the grand buildup to Ultravolence, Lana Del Rey told a reporter “I wish I was dead already” — causing no small stir — and an obsession with old-fashioned showbiz glamor has always been a huge part of her aesthetic. So today’s news that she’ll play a pair of shows next month at Hollywood Forever… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 22, 2014 - 4:19 pm

Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Shares Essay On Andrew W.K., Lana Del Rey, Double Standards, & Authenticity

Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves gave a spoken word performance at Basilica Soundscape this past weekend and read an essay she wrote, which has now been published in full on The Talkhouse. It addresses the idea of authenticity as it relates to musical acts like Andrew W.K. and Lana Del Rey and, more specifically, how a… More »

By: James Rettig / September 15, 2014 - 6:19 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Ultraviolence (Datsik Remix)”

Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence wasn’t just a huge improvement over her debut, it’s also one of our favorite albums of the year so far. Now the title track has been given an EDM remix by the popular producer Datsik. It keeps her vocals pretty much intact, but puts them in a very different context. Liste… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 11, 2014 - 6:16 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Ultraviolence” Video

Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence is one of the year’s best albums, in no small part due to its eerie, controversial title track. Now director Francesco Corrozzini has delivered a clip for “Ultraviolence” that’s strikingly simple in its depiction of Del Rey wandering around the great outdoors in a wedding dress. An epic song deserves a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 30, 2014 - 11:49 am

Stream Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” Remixes

Lana Del Rey’s press cycle for Ultraviolence is almost over, which means fewer stories about how she wants to die (or not). And recently, the writer of the Rolling Stone cover story shared some tidbits that didn’t make it into the article. Apparently, she’s taken a year off of her age — she’s 29, not… More »

By: James Rettig / July 26, 2014 - 10:52 am

Lana Del Rey & Dan Auerbach Detail Label Reservations About Ultraviolence

Lana Del Rey’s tremendous sophomore LP Ultraviolence debuted at #1 last month and has remained near the top of the charts ever since, but new information about the album’s creation suggests Del Rey had to battle to get it released at all. In quotes excerpted from Rolling Stone‘s new cover story, Del Rey and producer… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 18, 2014 - 1:03 pm

The Week In Pop: Bleachers, The Solo Project Of Fun.’s Jack Antonoff, Is Really Good

Things we learned about Jack Antonoff — Fun. guitarist, former Steel Train ringleader, Lena Dunham boyfriend, and, lately, Bleachers mastermind — in Vulture’s great profile last week: He lived with his parents in New Jersey until age 28, when Fun.’s “We Are Young” made them superstars. His Fun. bandmates lived there for a while too,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 10, 2014 - 4:04 pm

Watch Lana Del Rey Die In The Director’s Cut Video For “Shades Of Cool”

We’ve already posted Lana Del Rey’s sumptuous video for her Ultraviolence single “Shades Of Cool,” in which LDR appears to play the girlfriend of a menacing gangster figure. But the version that first made it to the internet is apparently not the one that Del Rey and director Jake Nava originally wanted us to see. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 1, 2014 - 9:17 am
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