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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… More »

By: James Rettig / November 10, 2014

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 it… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 4, 2014

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 BornMore »

By: Tom Breihan / October 23, 2014

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 to… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 9, 2014

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

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 22, 2014

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,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 15, 2014

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… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 11, 2014

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 30, 2014

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 --… More »

By: James Rettig / July 26, 2014

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 18, 2014

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 10, 2014

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… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 1, 2014

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014

AraabMuzik – “Summer Time” Video

A few days ago, Rhode Island producer AraabMuzik shared "Summer Time," an apocalyptic new remix of Lana Del Rey's sad-girl anthem "Summertime Sadness." The track will appear on the upcoming For Professional Use Only 2 mixtape, and now it has an accompanying performance video in which you can see lots of sped-up and… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 27, 2014

AraabMuzik – “Summer Time”

Lana Del Rey owes a pretty significant chunk of her fame to an EDM remix of her "Summertime Sadness" which had nothing to do with the rest of her music but which hit huge anyway. Meanwhile, the Rhode Island producer AraabMuzik rose up out of the morass of mixtape-rap beatmakers largely thanks to hi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 24, 2014

Frances Bean Cobain Warns Lana Del Rey Not To Romanticize Dying Young

During a recent interview with The Guardian, Lana Del Rey said a bunch of provocative things, the most widely quoted of which was this: "I wish I was dead already." Now, there's no reason to take her at face value there; anytime Del Rey says anything like that, she's essentially doing character work. Still,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 23, 2014

Guardian Writer Responds To Lana Del Rey’s Confused Slam

Yesterday Lana Del Rey tweeted her disapproval and sense of betrayal over the Guardian article with her infamous quote about wishing she was dead. In the since-deleted tweets, she claimed that the author Tim Jonze (whom she misidentified as Ultraviolence reviewer Alexis Petridis) posed as a fan but had "sinister" intentions and that she… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 20, 2014

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2014

The 2014 iteration of the Danish music festival NorthSide took place this past weekend and hosted a large number of exciting bands. There were the major rocks acts such as Arcade Fire, the Pixies, and the National, but there was a lot to be seen beyond that, too. There was Franz Ferdinand, Mount Kimbie, Roby… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 20, 2014

The Week In Pop: Presenting The Mid-2014 Pop Superlatives

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014's best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us this year. More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 19, 2014
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