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Chris already wrote some words about Macklemore’s mind-boggling new “Downtown” video. That’s good, because my writeup of it would pretty much just be: “Umm… like… what?” It’s one of the slickest, most over-the-top music videos of the year, and yet its most enduring image is Macklemore grabbing his crotch and then rotating it. It attempts… More »

Speedy Ortiz played not one, not two, but three shows in San Francisco yesterday. After their Outside Lands festival set, they did a stripped-down performance for Stereogum at the Toyota Tent then at night played the local venue Rickshaw Stop. The Boston-based band’s latest album, Foil Deer, is one of the best of the yearMore »

I’m taking over the column for Tom, who’s on vacation this week. We all know that the real best video of the week is the one of Ariana Grande licking a donut that didn’t even belong to her, but if you’re interested in watching something else, that’s totally understandable. It’s been a wild and wonderful… More »

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Watch Bruce Springsteen, Pharrell, Sia, Eric Church, Miguel, & More Perform At Concert For Progress On Race In America

Last night, A&E aired Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress On Race In America as a two-hour special. Taped at LA's Shrine Auditorium on…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Watch Miguel Join TV On The Radio In LA

Red Bull Sound Select are spending the entire month of November hosting shows around Los Angeles for their 30 Days In LA series. Last night,…
Peter Helman | November 15, 2015 - 11:19 am

Hear A 14-Year-Old Miguel Sing On Unearthed Track “U R On My Mind”

Yesterday was Miguel's 30th birthday, and last night, the singer decided to share a never-before-released track that he recorded in the fall of 1999, when…
Peter Helman | October 24, 2015 - 5:33 pm

Bruce Springsteen, Miguel, Pharrell Playing Race Equality TV Concert

Bruce Springsteen, Miguel, Pharrell, and more are scheduled to perform at Shining A Light: A Concert For Progress On Race In America, a new event…
James Rettig | October 22, 2015 - 11:25 am

Miguel – “Waves” Video

Miguel's whole recent album Wildheart is full of hazy, sexed-up tracks that blur identifiable genre lines, and "Waves," with its busy cowbells and gurgling guitars,…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 9:56 am

Miguel – “Simple Things (Re-Lit)” (Feat. Future & Chris Brown)

Miguel contributed the song "Simplethings" to the soundtrack of the TV show Girls last year, and it resurfaced as a bonus track on his excellent…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2015 - 11:41 am

Watch Miguel’s Stunning Tonight Show Performance

Last night, Miguel was the musical guest on The Tonight Show, and he showed the fuck up. He sang the low-key Girls soundtrack cut "Simplethings,"…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2015 - 11:07 am

Watch Miguel Bring Out Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt in LA

Last night, Miguel performed at Hollywood Forever in L.A., and he made sure the show was a special one. As Pitchfork reports, the singer pulled…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 3:35 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Everyday” (Feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel, & Mark Ronson) Video

The video for A$AP Rocky's Miguel/Mark Ronson/Rod Stewart collab "Everyday" is billed as A Hip-Hop Hollywood story. It imagines a not-that-outlandish future in which Rocky…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2015 - 1:39 pm

Download Talib Kweli’s Surprise New Album Fuck The Money

As Rolling Stone points out, backpack-rap veteran Talib Kweli has just surprise-released his new album Fuck The Money for free (I mean, I guess you…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2015 - 6:50 pm

Watch Pre-Fame Miguel Sing An Unreleased Song In Unearthed 2008 Doc Crazy Enough

If you want to know what it's like to watch Miguel perform live during the very peak of his current WILDHEART era, read a great…
Caitlin White | August 3, 2015 - 5:21 pm

Disclosure Reveal Caracal Tracklist Feat. Lorde, Miguel, The Weeknd

Disclosure's forthcoming LP Caracal will be released in September, and today the duo revealed its tracklist which boasts a considerable number of impressive collaborators. Lorde,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2015 - 11:23 am

Miguel Credits Billy Corgan On Song That Sorta Sounds Like “1979”

I've listened to "Leaves," a song from Miguel's excellent new album Wildheart, plenty of times, and it's never once occurred to me that the song…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2015 - 9:18 am

Watch Miguel Talk Wildheart, Perform 6 Songs On Revolt TV

Last night, Miguel took over Revolt TV with live performances and talk about his sensational new album WILDHEART. He discussed album art inspiration, his ongoing…
Lisa Brown | July 14, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Miguel Talks Frank Ocean Rivalry: “I Make Better Music”

Do you really want to go down this road, Miguel? As NME points out, a reporter from The Sunday Times asked the Wildheart singer about…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2015 - 11:03 am

Miguel – Wildheart Chapter 1: Find What You Love And Let It Kill You Short Film

Miguel just released his really good new psychedelic R&B album Wildheart, and he's already given us a sexy video for its sexy lead single "Coffee."…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Watch Miguel Bring “Coffee” To Conan

Miguel’s sex-delirious new album Wildheart is out in the world now, and he’s in full promotional carpet-bombing mode. The night before last, he sang his…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 9:39 am
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