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A-1 – “Summertime Sadness” (Prod. Ryan Hemsworth) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Although Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth has moved on to releasing his own material, he first made a name for himself by slightly tweaking other people's songs in a way that turns them inside out and brings out unforeseen layers of beauty. In a one-off collaboration with San Francisco rapper A-1, Hemsworth turns hi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 15, 2013

Sky Ferreira, Icona Pop To Tour With Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus announced via Twitter that she would be bringing two special guests on her Bangerz tour, and now the proverbial beans have been spilled. First up is Icona Pop, who just confirmed that they will be touring with her. Cyrus then tweeted that she would be going on tour with Sky Ferreira,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 12, 2013

Kanye West Is Engaged

Congratulations are in order for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, both of whom are officially off the market. TMZ reports that the pair, who became parents together in June, were engaged last night (on Kim's 33rd birthday) in spectacular fashion. Kanye flew Kim to San Francisco, where he'd rented out the major-league ballpark AT&T… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 22, 2013

Lana Del Rey Addresses Leaks, Newfound Radio Success

In an interview with Radio.com, Lana Del Rey addressed the recent flood of leaked tracks citing that it made her feel like her "life [was] completely invaded." She also has an expected alternative radio hit with "Young & Beautiful" from the soundtrack for The Great Gatsby, as well as a dance radio hit with a… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 16, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “True Love On The Side”

Lately, a bunch of Lana Del Rey leaks have been showing up on the internet: "Black Beauty," "Maha Maha," the Lady Gaga dis "So Legit." The latest is an unfinished demo of a song called "True Love On The Side," and you can tell why this one never got finished. It's, speaking… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 15, 2013

Willis Earl Beal – “Black Beauty (A Response To Lana Del Rey From Willis Earl Beal)”

Last month, an unreleased Lana Del Rey song called "Black Beauty" hit the internet. Nobody knew if it was new or old, but it was among the lovelier things she's ever done. And now, the Chicago outsider-soul belter Willis Earl Beal, apparently moved by the LDR song, has offered his own "response" to it. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 5, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Maha Maha”

Lately, a few mysterious and context-free Lana Del Rey tracks have been appearing online, including "Black Beauty" and the Lady Gaga-bashing "So Legit." Today, we get another one: The lush, narcotized, soft-focus torch song "Maha Maha." The song sounds like it belongs on the soundtrack to a '90s espionage thriller, possibly one of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 30, 2013

Lana Del Rey To Release A 30-Minute Film, Tropico

Lana Del Rey has tweeted details regarding a forthcoming short film, Tropico. "TROPICO - a 30 minute film coming to a city near your," she wrote. "Premier dates coming soon. Lots of Love, Lana Del Rey." The film will star Lana as well as model Shaun Ross. "A tale of redemption told to the… More »

By: Liz Pelly / July 27, 2013

Lana Del Rey Blasts Lady Gaga In Leaked “So Legit”

Last week, a new Lana Del Rey track called "Black Beauty" leaked -- and has since been removed -- but even more unauthorized material has surfaced. According to CoS, another cut called "So Legit" was also floating around and it's brimming with blatant vitriol for Stefani Germanotta, bka Lady Gaga. The song include… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / July 24, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Black Beauty”

Remember Lana Del Rey? Hard to believe it's been a little more than two years now since the former Lizzie Grant first emerged oh-so-innocuously with "Video Games." Sometimes, it seems like only yesterday. Others, it seems like she's been an inescapable presence for generations. But La Lana is still basically a rookie; she hasn't… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 19, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Young & Beautiful” Video

Baz Luhrmann's godawful-looking Great Gatsby adaptation is in theaters now, and you had to know that Lana Del Rey would be the first of the artists on its star-studded soundtrack album to make a video for her contribution. Del Rey's video for the slow-swelling "Young & Beautiful" is a gorgeously photographed thing, with LDR… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 10, 2013

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month's music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 30, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Young & Beautiful”

In recent weeks, Lana Del Rey has kept herself busy releasing pretty-good covers of classic songs by Leonard Cohen and Nancy Sinatra on YouTube, but now she's gotten back to the business of releasing potentially enraging big-budget originals. LDR is one of the many, many famous people who have contributed songs to the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 22, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Summer Wine” Video

Lana Del Rey has never downplayed her affection for Nancy Sinatra -- you might remember she called herself a "self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra" back in the "Video Games" days. Now, out of nowhere, she's covering a song Nancy made famous with Lee Hazelwood in 1967. LDR's "Summer Wine" clip comes only weeks after her versio… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 18, 2013

Great Gatsby Soundtrack To Feature New Songs By Jay-Z, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé & André 3000

As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The tracklist for the soundtrack, which Jay executive produced, has been revealed and includes an eclectic array of artists. On the theme of the music,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 4, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Chelsea Hotel No. 2″ Video

In a new video, and for no discernible reason, Lana Del Rey has given us her take on Leonard Cohen's ridiculously great 1974 song and possible Janis Joplin tribute "Chelsea Hotel No. 2." LDR has left all of Cohen's gendered pronouns intact, but it doesn't come across like a gender-fucking stunt; it's more a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 28, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Summertime Sadness (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)”

"Summertime Sadness" was one of the most wooden and obvious songs on Lana Del Rey's none-too-impressive 2012 debut album Born To Die; the first time I heart the album, it was the song that finally made me think that this thing really wasn't turning out too well. But the Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth, who'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 7, 2013

Lana Del Rey – “Burning Desire” Video

Well, here's something the comments section should love. Back in September, we reported that Lana Del Rey is at the center of a new ad campaign for Jaguar's new F-Type car, and that she'd recorded a new song called "Burning Desire" for it. That song now has a video. In a lot of ways,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 14, 2013

Watch The Weeknd’s TV Debut On Jools Holland

Last night, the Weeknd made his television debut on BBC's Later ... With Jools Holland, where he performed "Wicked Games." Lana Del Rey also appeared on the show to perform her recent "Ride." Watch the performances below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 28, 2012

Lana Del Rey – “Ride (UNKLE Remix)”

"Ride," Lana Del Rey's stately new Rick Rubin-produced ballad, is the best song we've heard from LDR in quite some time. And now UNKLE, James Lavelle's surviving trip-hop project, has turned it into an eight-minute downtempo ripple, which you can hear below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2012
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