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Elle King Is Swaggering Out Of Her Father’s Shadow

When you're related to a celebrity, it's easy to get attention but hard to earn respect. So when Elle King shared her "Ex's & Oh's"
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2015 - 5:23 pm

2015 In Review

Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Watch The Weeknd & Lana Del Rey Perform “Prisoner” Live For The First Time

Last night, the Weeknd and Lana Del Rey performed their Beauty Behind The Madness duet "Prisoner" live together for the first time. Del Rey joined…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 1:29 pm

Watch The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, & Selena Gomez Perform At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The 20th annual Feel Bad About Your Body Awards Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was last night, and the Weeknd provided the musical entertainment alongside Ellie…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 4:28 pm

The Weeknd – “In The Night” Video (Feat. Bella Hadid)

The Weeknd has just shared a cinematic new video for "In The Night" off of Beauty Behind The Madness, directed by the filmmaking team of…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 7:47 pm

Hear Ghostface Killah Rap Over The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends” Beat

Ghostface Killah has already released a few things this year, including collaborations with Adrian Young (Twelve Reasons To Die II) and BADBADNOTGOOD (Sour Soul), and…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 4:25 pm

Essay

The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Here Are The 2016 Grammy Nominations

The Grammy nominations have arrived, and the major categories are pretty stacked! Of particular indie-rock interest is a Best New Artist nomination for Courtney Barnett.
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 8:17 am

2015 In Review

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2015: The Flaming Lips Leader On Trump, Hoverboards, Baby Hitler, & Heady Nuggs

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 -- basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the…
Ryan Leas | December 4, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Empress Of – “Can’t Feel My Face” (The Weeknd Cover)

Lorely Rodriguez, aka Empress Of, snagged an Album Of The Week nod a couple of months ago on the strength of Me, her debut collection…
Peter Helman | November 19, 2015 - 7:15 pm

Hangout Festival 2016 Lineup

Here it is: The first major music festival lineup of the 2016 season. (SXSW, with its sprawling network of showcases, is a different kind of…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 1:37 pm

The Week In Pop

Ellie Goulding Doesn’t Understand What Makes “A Big Pop Album”

When Ellie Goulding announced her new album, Delirium, over the summer, the press release included this quote from the British singer: "A part of me…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2015 - 4:43 pm

The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends” Was Originally Meant For Kanye West

In a recent Rolling Stone interview, the Weeknd said that he gave up many of the songs he intended to use on his House Of
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Major Lazer Plan Weeknd Collab For Spring

Diplo stopped by 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston last week and revealed that Major Lazer will be releasing a collaboration with the Weeknd next year.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 3, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Watch Aziz Ansari Lip-Sync “The Hills” In Costume As The Weeknd

OG Stereogum buddy Aziz Ansari dressed up as the Weeknd for Halloween, which of course involved some serious prosthetic hair. As Complex points out, Ansari…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Lil B Says “Fuck The Weeknd” In New Video

Lil B apparently has some problem with the Weeknd. As Pitchfork reports, in the new video for "4 Tha Record" off of his upcoming mixtape…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 1:26 am

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The Week In Pop: In Praise Of Pop-Not-Rock Bands The 1975 And The Neighbourhood

"We're not a pop band." When frontman Matthew Healy utters those words at the outset of the 1975's sleek, dolled-up "Girls" video, we're to take…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2015 - 5:21 pm

Finally A Professional A Cappella Cover Of “Can’t Feel My Face”

Professional a cappella group Straight No Chaser are releasing their fifth(!) album for Atlantic Records, The New Old Fashioned, tomorrow. (People really like a cappella
Peter Helman | October 29, 2015 - 9:36 am

The Weeknd Won’t Get Jail Time For Punching A Cop

Back in January, the Weeknd was arrested for allegedly punching a police officer in the head during an altercation at the Cromwell Hotel in Las…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2015 - 9:49 pm

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The Week In Pop: Drake, King Of The Memes

"Hotline Bling" is not Drake's greatest song ever. Although the melody and groove have exerted their allure on millions including myself, the production sounds weirdly…
Chris DeVille | October 22, 2015 - 3:40 pm
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