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Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… More »

Despite David Crosby’s protestations regarding Kanye West’s talent, Yeezy undoubtedly made one of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Again. So did Courtney Barnett and Chromatics, who’ve both made appearances on this list in the past month, and Kelela, who popped up about a year ago. And then, of course, there’s Carly Rae Jepse… More »

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Watch Beck Perform With Paul McCartney For PETA

Last night, PETA held its 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood, and Paul McCartney was on hand to perform and brought out Beck to sing along…
James Rettig | October 1, 2015 - 10:03 am

Paul McCartney – “Pipes Of Peace (2015 Remaster)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Early next month, Paul McCartney will add two more entries to his recent reissue series, deluxe versions of his solo albums Tug Of War (1982)…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 9:58 am

Hollywood Vampires Tribute Album Features Paul McCartney, Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Dave Grohl, Slash, & Many More

Historically, the Hollywood Vampires hung out on at the Rainbow Bar & Grill on L.A.'s Sunset strip in the early '70s. Alice Cooper was a…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Watch Paul McCartney Play “Get Back” With Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard And “FourFiveSeconds” At Lollapalooza

During the encore of his headlining set at Lollapalooza last night, Sir Paul McCartney brought out Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard to assist on "Get…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 10:36 am

Watch Paul McCartney Play “Temporary Secretary” Live For The First Time, “I Saw Her Standing There” With Dave Grohl

Paul McCartney played the first of two shows at London's O2 arena last night, and he had a few surprises in store for the audience.
James Rettig | May 24, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Watch Paul McCartney Play The Beatles’ “Another Girl” Live For The First Time

If you can believe it, no Beatle has ever played their Help! track "Another Girl" live. Until now, that is. Paul McCartney performed at the…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 6:55 pm

Darkstar & Hayden Thorpe – “Temporary Secretary” (Paul McCartney Cover)

Paul McCartney's 1980 synth bugout "Temporary Secretary" has long been regarded as one of the weirdest and possibly best songs of the man's solo career.
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 9:28 am

Carnie Wilson Reveals How Wilson Phillips Ended Up On “FourFiveSeconds”

Somehow in the whirlwind that was the "FourFiveSeconds" drop we all missed an important tweet: FUN FACT!!!!! Wilson Phillips singing backgrounds on the…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 5:24 pm

Paul McCartney Contributes New Version Of 1969 Badfinger Song To Johnny Depp/Alice Cooper/Joe Perry Supergroup

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry have formed a super group called the Hollywood Vampires, as Cooper recently told Rolling Stone, but they've enlisted…
Caitlin White | March 5, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Kanye West – “All Day” (Feat. Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London, & Paul McCartney)

Kanye West debuted his much-leaked single "All Day" at the Brit Awards last week, and now a studio version has emerged. The So Help
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Q&A: Noel Gallagher On Kanye, Beck, Beyoncé, Moz, Jack White, Black Keys, & More

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also…
Ryan Leas | February 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

The Week In Pop: Fifty Shades Of Grey And The Movie Soundtrack Resurgence

From Saturday Night Fever to Purple Rain to The Godfather, movie soundtracks used to be a major factor on the albums chart. Then, all of…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 4:17 pm

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Paul McCartney @ Irving Plaza, NYC 2/14/15

Every now and then, I take a trip to some other, quieter city and, like a lot of people who live here, get tempted to…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2015 - 2:52 pm

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL’s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm

The Week In Pop: Fifth Harmony’s Reflection Is The First Great Pop Album Of 2015

People love to hate Simon Cowell -- for pioneering TV singing contests with The X Factor and American Idol and/or for playing the role of…
Chris DeVille | February 12, 2015 - 4:28 pm

Grammys 2015: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, it’s over! We made it through! Sam Smith won everything! Iggy Azalea didn’t win anything! Beck busted through the wall like the Kool-Aid Man!
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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