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The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as "an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the BBC's strongest commitment to…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire have made a habit in these early days of their massive Reflektor tour to cover a different classic at each show. First there was a cover of "The Last Time" by the Rolling Stones in…   Read Story »
The Grammys aren't about Grammys -- the vast majority of them aren't even given out during the televised ceremony. (UPDATE: Here's who won, though.) No, the Grammys are about the performances, and…   Read Story »
Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays, track reviews, chart updates, and more. The phrase…   Read Story »
We reported in December that Daft Punk were planning a performance at this year's Grammy Awards telecast, the duo's first TV performance since they backed up Kanye West at the 2008 Grammys. It'll…   Read Story »
You don't throw a music festival on the beach and neglect to invite Best Coast. Gulf Shores isn't what Bethany Cosentino had in mind when she named her band, but even she saw the parallels: "This…   Read Story »
Last week, writer Paul Lester asked Stevie Wonder about Frank Ocean. This should've been a pretty innocuous question, a chance for an elder statesman genius to say something nice about a young artist…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year's Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from…   Read Story »
There's a lot to be said about the fucked-upedness of airing a goddam funeral across multiple television networks, but Saturday's Whitney Houston memorial service did, at the very least, provide for…   Read Story »
In the days after Whitney Houston's untimely death, the Internet sprang to action to find ways to pay tribute to her immense, singular talent and the music it produced. None were better than the…   Read Story »