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Bret Easton Ellis has used his podcast to reach out to musicians to engage in some pretty compelling discussion. Recently he invited Matt Berninger of the National on the show, and today he's put up…   Read Story »
It's a testament to Karen O's incredibly strong songwriting that the delicate "Moon Song" manages to stand out amidst the lush melancholia of Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett's score for Her. The song…   Read Story »
Keep up, if you can, with all the side-project stuff happening in this post. Broken Bells, if they can still be called a side project, are the side-project duo of Shins frontman James Mercer and…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Music Album for Modern Vampires Of The City at Sunday's Grammys pre-telecast against a field that included Neko Case, the National, Tame Impala, and Nine Inch…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Check out GIFs and performance videos from the Grammys here and our wrap-up essay here. Here we go! The festivities are underway and the hardware is being handed out, and in this space…   Read Story »
Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you're a regular reader of this site, chances are you're hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or…   Read Story »
In fall 2012, months before they announced their staggering third album Modern Vampires In The City, Vampire Weekend appeared on one of Jimmy Kimmel Live's special Brooklyn shows and debuted the…   Read Story »
We already knew that OutKast would headline this summer's Governors Ball festival in New York; it followed Coachella as the second reunion show that the legendary duo had announced. But the rest of…   Read Story »
Starbucks' Sweetheart 2014 compilation, the coffee chain's latest Valentine's Day-themed collection of contemporary artists covering older love songs, looms imminent, and we've already posted Beck's…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »