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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 attempt… 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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 hi…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 9:39 am
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Watch Miguel Play Kimmel, Serenade Random Coffee Shop Customer

Miguel releases his pretty great new psychedelic R&B album Wildheart today. And last night, he was a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He performed…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2015 - 10:55 am
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Premature Evaluation: Miguel Wildheart

Miguel Pimentel isn't some shamanic teller of universal truths. He's an entertainer. But he's an entertainer who's ridiculously good at pretending to be a shamanic…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2015 - 10:28 am
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Stream Miguel WILDHEART

When we published our 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far list last week, the only two albums that weren't available to hear just yet…
James Rettig | June 22, 2015 - 10:23 am
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Watch Miguel Cover Slaves’ “Hey” On BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

Miguel is gearing up for the release of his new album, WILDHEART, from which he's already debuted a bunch of songs as well as a…
Caitlin White | June 18, 2015 - 10:54 am
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Miguel – “Coffee” Video

Miguel's new album WILDHEART is very good and builds on the heady tangle of psychedelia and R&B that he already established on foundational album Kaleidoscope
Caitlin White | June 16, 2015 - 11:05 am

Stream 5 Songs From Miguel’s WILDHEART

The psychedelic R&B genius Miguel is only a couple of weeks away from releasing WILDHEART, the long-awaited follow-up to his 2012 breakout Kaleidoscope Dream. We've…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 9:16 am
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Watch Miguel Bring Out Chance The Rapper & A$AP Ferg At Surprise Chicago Show

Last night, Miguel took to Twitter to announce a last-minute surprise show at Joe's On Weed St. in Chicago, and he brought a few more…
James Rettig | May 31, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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