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Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

There’s a paradox with some artists — the legends who stand apart from so much of pop music history in such a way that would seemingly make their music untouchable. Nina Simone is one of those artists. Her influence is vast, and her voice is so distinctive that it’d seem impossible to have her music… More »

“We both know that it’s not fashionable to love me.” That’s the first line that Lana Del Rey sings on her new album, Honeymoon. This, on an album that debuted around the world in Urban Outfitters listening parties. Versions of Honeymoon leaked last week because people secretly recorded it in Urban Outfitters stores; it’s the… More »

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. I…
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2014 - 1:32 pm

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…
Miles Bowe | June 20, 2014 - 1:19 pm

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 ste…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Win A Lana Del Rey Deluxe Ultraviolence Box Set

You've read about Ultraviolence; you've streamed Ultraviolence; now you can win Ultraviolence. We're giving away the deluxe edition of Lana Del Rey's latest. Valued at…
Chris DeVille | June 17, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Shades Of Cool” Video

"Shades Of Cool" is the most Bond-sounding single off Lana Del Rey's Ultraviolence, but the video is more fairy tale than action movie. It's steeped…
Chris DeVille | June 17, 2014 - 2:03 pm

Stream Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence

Lana Del Rey's sophomore album Ultraviolence is out today, and it's a masterful exercise in world-building by a truly unique creative force. This is grand,…
Chris DeVille | June 17, 2014 - 9:43 am

Lana Del Rey – “Is This Happiness”

Next week, Lana Del Rey will release her expansively decadent sophomore album Ultraviolence. It is very good. Most of the bonus tracks, which will appear…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 11:18 am

Premature Evaluation: Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence

There were plenty of good reasons not to like Born To Die, Lana Del Rey's first album, and there were plenty of bad reasons, too.
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 10:22 am
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