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Alas, it’s Friday, and what a Friday it’s been! We published ten-year anniversary pieces on Death Cab For Cutie’s major label debut Plans and Kanye West’s massive Late Registration (which coincides with the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina), reviewed Zac Efron’s biceps in the hapless coming-of-age film We Are Your Friends, and declared JustinMore »

Two seemingly contradictory reports from Billboard this week: Bro-country is over and Luke Bryan has another #1 album. Bro-country, as coined by Jody Rosen (then of New York Magazine), indicates “music by and of the tatted, gym-toned, party-hearty young American white dude.” Bryan has long been one of that scene’s dominant figures, the Alan Jackso… More »

Governors Ball was oversold, there’s no question about it; that, or the festival grounds shrunk significantly this year. Either way, we had a great time and Sunday felt way less hectic in comparison with the rest of the weekend. Maybe everyone was burned out or hungover or half-dead, but it seemed like fewer people chose… More »

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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…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2014 - 11:26 am
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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…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 5:50 pm
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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…
James Rettig | November 13, 2014 - 6:15 pm
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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 wa…
James Rettig | November 10, 2014 - 9:37 pm
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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
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 5:23 pm
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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,…
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 margi…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm
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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,…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2014 - 9:15 am
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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…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2014 - 4:19 pm
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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 bee…
James Rettig | September 15, 2014 - 6:19 pm
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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…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2014 - 6:16 pm
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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…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2014 - 11:49 am
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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…
James Rettig | July 26, 2014 - 10:52 am
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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…
Chris DeVille | July 18, 2014 - 1:03 pm
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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
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2014 - 4:04 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 9:17 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm
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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…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2014 - 1:50 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 12:27 pm

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
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2014 - 8:56 am
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