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After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
Mild-mannered French superstars Phoenix have already lined up a serious cast of heavy hitters to remix or rework their new single "Entertainment": Grizzly Bear, Dinosaur Jr., Blood Orange. And now…   Read Story »
Sitting here in the afterglow of day two -- resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories -- I feel like I'm starting to come to terms with Coachella. The…   Read Story »
In honor of Record Store Day, Grizzly Bear released two records today: a split Nicolas Jaar remix 12-inch (also featuring Brian Eno) plus the first-ever vinyl release of the band's debut Horn of…   Read Story »
All week long, Jimmy Kimmel Live has been taking advantage of its California location by booking bands on the Coachella bill between Coachella weekend. Last night, the show got its biggest musical…   Read Story »
Next week, the polite Frenchmen in Phoenix will release Bankrupt!, their first new album since 2009's ridiculously massive Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, and our own Michael has already had a whole lot to…   Read Story »
In his beautiful eulogy for My Chemical Romance, Grantland's Andy Greenwald made much of that band's outsize ambition, and lamented the general dissolution of such ambition among other rock bands of…   Read Story »
Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't from the Space Jam soundtrack, "Ignition (Remix)." Not…   Read Story »
At Coachella Saturday night, R. Kelly joined headliners Phoenix for mashed-up versions of "1901"/"Ignition" and "Chloroform"/"I'm A Flirt." Check out video below and photos of the live collaboration…   Read Story »
As miracles go, the last two Phoenix records were somewhere between water-into-wine and raising a man from the dead, all ecstasy and wonder and effortless grace. The singles got all the ink, as…   Read Story »