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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 in…
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

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 is…
James Rettig | May 7, 2015 - 10:03 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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 songs…
Stereogum | January 2, 2015 - 5:46 pm