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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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Here’s Miguel’s Sexy Wildheart Album Cover

Even though it's coming out in a little over a month, we still don't know all too much about Miguel's third studio album. We know…
James Rettig | May 18, 2015 - 6:36 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We had this list laid out last night, hours before Mark Kozelek dropped a new track off the upcoming Sun Kil Moon record, Universal Themes.
Stereogum | May 15, 2015 - 1:24 pm
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Watch Miguel Sing “Coffee” In A Session For Jack Daniels

Miguel has a hit with his new after-hook-up anthem "Coffee." It's a genuinely giddy take on romance, a track about sex that captures all the…
Caitlin White | May 13, 2015 - 10:22 am

Miguel, Marilyn Mosby Join Prince At Rally 4 Peace In Baltimore

Prince held his Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore on Sunday night, and thousands were in attendance. It was the first time he played i…
James Rettig | May 11, 2015 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

You could probably make a case for a much different 5 Best Songs this week -- your parallel-universe list might include Tame Impala, Willow Smith,…
Stereogum | May 8, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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A$AP Rocky – “Everyday” (Feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel, & Mark Ronson)

A$AP Rocky debuted a new song just a little while ago at his talk for Red Bull Music Academy, and now the studio version i…
James Rettig | May 7, 2015 - 10:03 pm
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Preview Miguel’s “Coffee” Video; Also, He’s Being Sued By The Woman He Kicked In The Head

Miguel has a glorious new single called "Coffee," and when you listen to the version that doesn't have Wale, it will remind you of all…
Caitlin White | May 6, 2015 - 11:38 am
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Miguel – “Coffee (Fucking)” (Feat. Wale)

Miguel has shared an extended, revamped edition of his song "Coffee," which originally appeared as a truncated preview on a three-track EP that he released…
James Rettig | May 3, 2015 - 11:15 am
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Miguel To Star In Nabil And John Legend’s “Musical Romantic Drama”

When he's not penning some of the greatest love songs in the world, John Legend runs a film company called Get Lifted Film Co., and…
Caitlin White | April 6, 2015 - 5:50 pm
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Miguel’s New Album Wild Heart Is 90 Percent Done

It’s about damn time, Miguel. A new Billboard interview with ByStorm Entertainment’s Mark Pitts reveals that the R&B singer’s next album is tentatively titled Wild
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2015 - 10:34 pm
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The Week In Pop: Forecasting 2015’s Event Albums And Rising Stars

Take it from someone who started a weekly pop column last year: 2014 was a bad year for pop music. I write this knowing that…
Chris DeVille | January 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of Christmas; we probably could've skipped it this week because of New Year's, but man, the song…
Stereogum | January 2, 2015 - 5:46 pm
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Stream Miguel’s New Surprise EP

In early 2012, when he was still just a promising major-label R&B prospect with one album to his credit, Miguel released his Art Dealer Chic
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 6:51 am
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Miguel Instagrams Hangout With Jai Paul & AK Paul

We know very little about Miguel’s next album beyond the tantalizing teaser of “Coffee” we heard last month. We know even less about what Jai…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2014 - 11:47 pm
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Jessie Ware – “Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe (J. Cole Remix)”

When I first heard "Kind Of... Sometimes... Maybe," Jessie Ware's Miguel collab from Tough Love, my first thought was not, "This needs a J. Cole…
Chris DeVille | October 22, 2014 - 4:09 pm

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack Has Chvrches, Haim, Pusha T, Charli XCX, Bat For Lashes, & Kanye’s Lorde Remix

In between stops on her summer tour, Lorde curated the soundtrack to the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We've already heard…
Scott Lapatine | October 20, 2014 - 10:36 pm
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The Chemical Brothers (Feat. Miguel & Lorde) – “This Is Not A Game”

Lorde curated the soundtrack for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1, which has already produced one new song from the artist, "Yellow
Michael Nelson | October 20, 2014 - 3:01 pm
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Preview Miguel’s New Song “Coffee”

You know a performer is breathing some rarefied air when you can hear like eight seconds of a new song and think to yourself, "Yup,…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 2:56 pm
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Jessie Ware – “Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe” (Feat. Miguel)

Jessie Ware debuted "Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe" at Flow Festival in August, but today she drops the studio version, on which she is assisted by none other…
Michael Nelson | September 17, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 11:10 am
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