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Jim James, Karen O, Wayne Coyne, Sky Ferreira, Twin Peaks To Play David Lynch Tribute Concert

On April 1st, the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles will host a celebratory concert to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the David Lynch Foundation. The lineup will include: Duran Duran, Jim James, Karen O, Moby, Angelo Badalamenti, Chrysta Bell, Donovan, Julee Cruise, Kinny Landrum, Rob Mathes, Sky Ferreira, Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne, Tennis, Twi… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 10, 2015

Sky Ferreira To Star Alongside Nicolas Cage & Elijah Wood In The Trust

Sky Ferreira has signed on to star alongside Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood in an independent thriller called The Trust. According to The Wrap, the story follows two corrupt Las Vegas cops who attempt to pull off some kind of heist, though it's still unclear exactly what the singer/model/actress' role will be. Ferreira's debut… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 9, 2015

Sky Ferreira Cast In Elvis & Nixon

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sky Ferreira has joined the cast of Elvis & Nixon, an upcoming indie drama that stars Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey in the lead roles. The film tells the real-life story of the December 21, 1970 meeting between the singer and the President. The cast also includes Eva… More »

By: James Rettig / January 17, 2015

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 there are still many self-satisfied blowhards in the world -- sometimes even in the comments section of this very website! -- who will tell you that every year is a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 8, 2015

Sky Ferreira – “OMANKO” DIIV Home Video

Sky Ferreira's Night Time, My Time promotional cycle just wrapped up, but her boyfriend made a video for one of the songs anyway. The boyfriend in question, DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith, posted a lovingly assembled "home video" for album track "OMANKO" (the one about Japanese Christmas) and tweeted it out today. It… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 19, 2014

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014

DIIV Respond To Controversy Over Bassist’s Hateful 4Chan Comments

A Tumblr site called Sexism In Music made the rounds yesterday with a series of posts detailing hateful comments made by DIIV bassist Devin Ruben Perez (on the far left in the photo above) on 4chan and other places across the internet. The Tumblr calls Perez out as a "racist, misogynistic, homophobic asshole." I… More »

By: James Rettig / December 14, 2014

Sky Ferreira – “Guardian” (Live In L.A.)

Sky Ferreira performed a new song called "Guardian" at a handful of shows on the West Coast last week, as Pitchfork points out. The track could appear on her follow-up to Night Time, My Time, which is expected to come out sometime next year. Last week in a new interview with Billboard, Ferreira More »

By: James Rettig / November 28, 2014

Watch Sky Ferreira Debut New Material & Cover Hole’s “Asking For It” With DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith

Sky Ferreira debuted new material at the Belasco Theater in L.A. last night. She also brought DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith on stage for a cover of Hole's "Asking For It." Additionally, Ferreira told Billboard that she's working with Night Time, My Time producers Ariel Rechtshaid and Justin Raisen again on her next album as well… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2014

Hear Dev Hynes’ Leaked “Everything Is Embarrassing” Demo For Sky Ferreira

One of Dev Hynes' early demos for Sky Ferreira's "Everything Is Embarrassing" leaked earlier today, along with two rejected Britney Spears demos. It's always interesting to see how pop songs transform from demo to final product: here, some of the lyrics are different and Hynes works his way around the beat different from Ferreira does,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 22, 2014

Photos: Boston Calling

This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along with Neutral Milk Hotel, Childish Gambino, Nas, Spoon, the War On Drugs, and a lot more. Above you can find a gallery of performance shots and portraits by photographer Lui… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 9, 2014

Cat Power Playing Free Benefit Show For Ferguson Protesters

Cat Power has announced a free benefit show for Ferguson protesters that will take place on Sunday. In an Instagram, she said that "all proceeds will go to help protestors get out of jail & any needed supplies & food for protestors & flowers for rifles." The singer has been actively spreading awareness about… More »

By: James Rettig / August 22, 2014

How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is also rocking a leather ball cap over his light brown shoulder-length locks, plus baggy white shorts and black low-cut shoes with tall black socks climbing up his calves. Short, slight,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 28, 2014

The Weeknd – “King Of The Fall”

Abel Tesfaye, better known as the Weeknd, dropped a new album, Kiss Land, last year, but that hasn't stopped him from putting out more new music this year. In June we heard "Often," and now he's shared "King Of The Fall," a maximalist bit of R&B built over a bed of synths that shift… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 21, 2014

Sky Ferreira Defends Terry Richardson

Terry Richardson became one of the world's most famous fashion photographers partly because of the intense sexuality in many of his harshly lit portraits, but he may have been taking that further than anyone realized. In recent weeks, a series of models who have worked with Richardson have come forward with stories about him sexually… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 26, 2014

Watch Sky Ferreira Perform And Endure An Awkward Interview On Brazilian TV

In her years within the major-label teenpop system, Sky Ferreira probably had to face all sorts of indignities, but I'm not sure anything in her past can compare to her recent appearance on the Brazilian talk show The Noite. The opening question, which host Danilo Gentili asked through a translator, was whether people like her… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 13, 2014

Sky Ferreira – “I Blame Myself (Negative Supply ‘Off The Hook’ Remix)”

The small New York label God Mode made its name with punishing postpunk, but lately it's gotten into slapping, hard-hitting old-school dance music, most prominently with the young disco singer Shamir. The label has now unveiled Negative Supply, its "official remix arm," the duo of Jeremy Krinsley and label head and Mr. Dream drummer… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2014

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music video and then being defensive about it. That is how indie rock, and every other form of media, works in 2014. You get used to it, I guess. Here'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 18, 2014

Sky Ferreira Denies Charges Of Racism Surrounding “I Blame Myself” Video

Yesterday, Sky Ferreira shared a very strange Grant Singer-directed video for her wounded anthem "I Blame Myself." Ferreira plays a drug kingpin in the video, and other than the police who arrest her, virtually everyone else in the video is a young black man. There's also an out-of-nowhere scene where Ferreira and her… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2014

Sky Ferreira – “I Blame Myself” Video

Sky Ferreira's searing, wounded synthpop anthem "I Blame Myself" was arguably the best song on her great debut album Night Time, My Time, and some of us have been wondering for months why it wasn't a single. Earlier this month, Ferreira performed the song on The Tonight Show, and this morning, she debuted… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 16, 2014
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