Showing All "Rihanna" Posts

If you've ever been to Pitchfork Festival you'll know that the Blue Stage is usually the best for seeing more intimate performances. It's tucked away a bit, smaller than the Red or Green stage, and…   Read Story »
The elegant British soul crooner Jessie Ware isn't the first indie-universe fixture to cover "Diamonds," Rihanna's massive 2012 ballad; Zola Jesus already got there. But Ware's cover, recorded for a…   Read Story »
There was no getting away from EDM in 2012. While the three-letter hashtag has certainly caused buzz among radio stations and indie blogosphere alike, it's been a big year for dance on and off of the…   Read Story »
Kanye throws a Lil Reese-checking verse onto the front of Rihanna's "Diamonds," further proof that he's on fire right now. Hear it below. Unapologetic is out next week on Def Jam. It's been a…   Read Story »
Maybe it's a case of haunted souls recognizing each other, but if one more exceptionally talented, vaguely gothy indie singer covers a Rihanna hit, we're going to have a trend on our hands. First,…   Read Story »
Well, the most speculated-about track on Rihanna's forthcoming Apologetic -- the Chris Brown collaboration "Nobody's Business" -- has hit the web, and it's a big, hiigh production value pop song…   Read Story »
We might as well get used to Rihanna's new single "Diamonds" now, since if past experience is any indication, it'll be completely inescapable for the next three months. (That's not a bad thing!…   Read Story »
"We Found Love" is an unusually dark song for Rihanna, but in the hands of Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan, it's several shades darker still. Performing the song on Zane Lowe's BBC show, Khan leaves the…   Read Story »
A couple of weeks ago, we beheld the weirdly moving spectacle of Orbital and Stephen Hawking performing together at the Paralympics Opening Ceremony. The games ended this past weekend, and last…   Read Story »
Here's the visual for Coldplay and Rihanna's collaboration "Princess Of China," a clip packed with eye-burning images that would make both Ang Lee and Baz Luhrmann proud. Observations: it contains…   Read Story »