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The playground-stomping "Water Fountain" gets an appropriately child-friendly video, with Merrill Garbus acting as our kooky schoolteacher in a zany after-school special. There's an overabundance of…   Read Story »
Behold the most straightforward tUnE-yArDs song in recorded history. "Wait For A Minute," our latest preview of Merrill's upcoming Nikki Nack, is a smooth, simmering R&B deep cut that could almost…   Read Story »
tUnE-yArDs' third album, Nikki Nack, is due May 6, and today, its first single is here. Although "Water Fountain" sounds a bit more lushly produced than anything on either of Merrill Garbus' first…   Read Story »
The last album released by Merrill Garbus, aka tUnE-yArDs, 2011's Whokill, was a pretty ludicrously huge success; it eventually topped the Pazz & Jop Poll, as good an aggregator of critical mass as…   Read Story »
A few days ago, we heard a cover of Fela Kuti's "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" by My Morning Jacket featuring Merrill Garbus (of tUnE-yArDs) and Brittany Howard (of the Alabama Shakes). The cover is…   Read Story »
The AIDS awareness group Red Hot has given us many great benefit compilations over the years, including 1993's epochal No Alternative ("Unseen Power of the Picket Fence" FTW!) and 2009's equally…   Read Story »
Plastic Ono Band will release a new LP Take Me To The Land Of Hell in September and it is beaming with guest appearances, including ones from Adam Horovitz and Mike D of the Beastie Boys and…   Read Story »
The Blind Boys Of Alabama are a gospel-music institution that's been around, in various configurations, since 1939, and they're also just as Alabama-based and visually impaired as the name implies.…   Read Story »
The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative is a new nonprofit venture in which stars like Kanye West, Beyoncé, and Bruce Springsteen donate tickets to their shows, which you can enter to win by sharing…   Read Story »
For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Saturday's recap below... The perpetual low of getting stuck in Lollapalooza crowds hit rockbottom…   Read Story »