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Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and…   Read Story »
Friday night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, the lovably fired-up Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. trotted out his hella-fun new single "I Got This." The Roots, a band uniquely well-suited…   Read Story »
At the Hollywood Bowl last night, Coldplay revived their acoustic, piano-led cover of "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)" in memory of Adam "MCA" Yauch, who passed away yesterday. Watch…   Read Story »
Last night, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon played host to the one guest who might potentially be more exciting than another Jawbox reunion: Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America.…   Read Story »
The 27th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions took place in Cleveland Saturday night, and while there were a lot of no shows -- Faces' Rod Stewart, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, Chili Pepper John…   Read Story »
Bruce Springsteen's new recession-special album Wrecking Ball is out tomorrow, and it mostly concerns America's widening gulf between rich and poor. Appropriately enough, then, he's posted a…   Read Story »
We're deep into Bruce Springsteen Week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, a five-night celebration of all things Boss that started with Springsteen himself rolling through to play a couple of new…   Read Story »
You know who doesn't play a whole lot of rock festivals? Louis C.K., that's fucking who. In fact, the general-consensus greatest comedian in the world today never plays music festivals, presumably…   Read Story »
?uestlove was throwing Twitter shots at Justin Vernon just a few months ago, but all that is long-buried. Last week, when he was in town for Saturday Night Live, the Bon Iver frontman stopped by the…   Read Story »
Last night, Jimmy Fallon's Late Night show, in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl, played host to rap legend Nas, who performed his blistering comeback single "Nasty" with the Roots backing him up. In…   Read Story »