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Miles Davis was one of the most important musicians of the 20th Century. How important? He’s one of the two or three jazz musicians non-jazz fans have heard of, and may even have heard something by. More »

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the “ALL-TIME 100″ albums — unranked and broken down by decade. We’re not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

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Obama Shares Vacation Playlists Featuring Florence + The Machine, Beyoncé, Okkervil River

Let's not bury the lede here: President Obama seems to be siding with Spotify in the streaming wars. POTUS tweeted a pair of vacation playlist…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 12:13 pm

Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

Check Out The First Photo Of Don Cheadle As Miles Davis

We learned last month that Don Cheadle is starring as Miles Davis in Miles Ahead, a crowdfunded biopic that doubles as Cheadle’s directorial debut. Above,…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Don Cheadle Crowdfunding Miles Davis Biopic

Don Cheadle has talked about his hopes of making a Miles Davis biopic for quite a while, though that possibility has seemed less and le…
Miles Bowe | June 4, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA's Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than hi…
Michael Nelson | June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XIII: Hear New Frog Eyes, Win New Miles Davis

‘Gum Droppers, you may wanna pop into that spam folder; there’s a good chance this week’s blast wound up sorted alongside other sordid emails due…
Stereogum | November 21, 2007 - 12:26 pm

Video Hangover: Artists United Against Apartheid – “Sun City”

Every week, we dig in the archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. And then, Jon McMillan breaks 'em dow…
Stereogum | October 2, 2007 - 11:13 am

Casting Couch: Miles Davis

Earlier this year, we celebrated Don Cheadle being tapped to play the Prince Of Darkness in a biopic tackling the jazz innovator’s legendary career and…
Stereogum | November 20, 2006 - 9:47 am

The Rerebirth Of Cool

He’s been gone for 15 years, but that’s not stopping Miles Davis from having a crazy busy 2006. The King of Cool is celebrating hi…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2006 - 11:31 am

Rock Hall ’06 Nominees

The R&R HOF committee, which hates every band that debuted in 1981, has announced its new inductees: Black Sabbath (eighth time’s a fucking charm!) Mile…
Scott Lapatine | November 28, 2005 - 11:07 am

Class Of 1981 Snubbed

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame ballots have been mailed, and apparently the nominating committee couldn’t find one newly eligible act to include. Artists ca…
Scott Lapatine | September 19, 2005 - 7:02 pm

Modest Mouse

Last night we went to see Collateral. The plan was to see Napoleon Dynamite, but I couldn’t convince Kevan that it was better than all…
Stereogum | August 7, 2004 - 3:32 pm