Watch Vundabar Cover Songs: Ohia’s “Farewell Transmission”

Vundabar just released their new album Either Light. They, like every other touring band, had to postpone a whole bunch of upcoming dates. But they're…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 9:16 pm

Fiona Apple’s New Album Fetch The Bolt Cutters Is Out In 2 Weeks

Last month, Fiona Apple announced that her fifth album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2012's The Idler Wheel…, was done. A week later, in an extensive…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 8:22 pm

Fountains Of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger Dead From Coronavirus

Adam Schlesinger, the longtime Fountains Of Wayne co-leader who also composed countless ridiculously catchy songs for movies and TV, has died of complications from coronavirus.
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 6:47 pm

Katie Dey – “Taxi Ride” (Tori Amos Cover)

A couple years ago, Katie Dey went on a spree of posting some really great covers of songs by artists like Blonde Redhead, Portishead, the
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 4:57 pm

Troye Sivan – “Take Yourself Home”

It's been two years since Troye Sivan's last album, Bloom, but the Australian pop star has kept busy in that time, mostly playing back-up to…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 3:20 pm

Nick Thorburn Says He’s Working On Three New Islands Albums, Performs Two New Songs On The Best Show

Nick Thorburn was a guest on the most recent episode of The Best Show, which is still rolling along for now despite the pandemic. Host…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 2:53 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Thundercat

At the end of the week, Stephen Bruner will release his latest album as Thundercat, It Is What It Is. He's once again crafted an…
Ryan Leas | April 1, 2020 - 2:45 pm

Preview A New Tame Impala & The Streets Collaboration

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has a new collaboration coming with the Streets, the project of the UK rapper Mike Skinner. Skinner posted a quick teaser…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 2:20 pm

Grimes Shares “You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around” Green Screen So You Can Make Your Own Music Video

Grimes loves to see what people can create with the work that she puts out. The musician constantly shares fanart on her Instagram -- if…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 1:31 pm

Waxahatchee – “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings” (Caroline Polachek Cover)

If you were watching Katie Crutchfield and Kevin Morby's most recent Instagram Live stream on the eve of the release of Waxahatchee's Saint Cloud like…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 1:08 pm

Purity Ring – “I Like The Devil”

Purity Ring's new album WOMB, their first in five years, comes out this Friday. The duo of Megan James and Corin Roddick will do an…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 12:41 pm

Orville Peck – “Summertime”

Masked country enigma Orville Peck released his debut album Pony almost exactly a year ago. Last week, he livestreamed a concert on YouTube and paid…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Phish Are Debuting Their New Album Sigma Oasis Via Livestream Tonight

Phish haven't released a proper studio album since 2016's Big Boat. Partially that's because in the world of Phish, studio albums are nearly beside the…
Chris DeVille | April 1, 2020 - 12:07 pm

Taylor Swift Covering Salary & Healthcare Costs For Employees Of Nashville Record Store Grimey’s

Taylor Swift, like Ariana Grande, has been quietly sending money to fans who lost work during the pandemic. So far, she's reached out and donated…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 11:43 am

Status Ain't Hood

Protect Scarface

"I been to the point where I felt like I was gonna die, bro," says Scarface. His thundering old-testament voice creaks and catches, a desiccated…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 11:32 am

Roger Waters – “The Right To Live In Peace” (Victor Jara Cover)

Peace is one of Roger Waters' favorite subjects. He's one of the most outspoken celebrity supporters of Palestine, he regularly speaks up for political causes.
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 11:10 am

Bad History Month – “A Survey Of Cosmic Repulsion”

Last month, Boston mainstay Sean Sprecher announced his latest album as Bad History Month, Old Blues, with the rambling and impressive 13-minute single "Waste Not."
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 10:42 am

Amber Mark – “Heart-Shaped Box” (Nirvana Cover)

Right now, a lot of people are covering other people's songs. They're sitting home on quarantine, they're messing around with acoustic guitars, and they're staring…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 10:23 am

The Magnetic Fields – “Kraftwerk In A Blackout”

With his long-running project the Magnetic Fields, Stephin Merritt loves releasing albums as grand conceptual stunts. The greatest of those stunts, the 69 Love Songs
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 9:51 am

Eve Owen – “Blue Moon”

London singer-songwriter Eve Owen has spent the past few months rolling out singles from her debut album Don't Let The Ink Dry, produced by the…
Chris DeVille | April 1, 2020 - 9:35 am

Chuck D Says Public Enemy’s Split From Flavor Flav Was A Hoax To Promote New Album

It feels like ancient history now, but one month ago, there was a whole saga about the legendary rap group Public Enemy parting ways with…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 9:20 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Olivia Newton-John’s “Magic”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 8:43 am

Drake, The Weeknd, & J. Cole FaceTimed An 11-Year-Old Cancer Patient In His Final Days

Former collaborators Drake and the Weeknd have been staying in the spotlight the coronavirus quarantine of 2020. Abel Tesfaye's After Hours racked up the year's
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2020 - 10:13 pm

Fiona Apple Teases Fetch The Bolt Cutters Release “Really Soon” Despite Advice To Wait Until October

Fiona Apple piqued our interest early this month by announcing that her first album in eight years is finished, and she really piqued our interest…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2020 - 8:32 pm

R. Kelly, Tekashi69 Denied Prison Release Amid Coronavirus Fears

High-profile celebrities are attempting to get themselves released from prison early amid coronavirus fears. R. Kelly, who has been at Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional…
James Rettig | March 31, 2020 - 5:40 pm

Kings Of Leon – “Going Nowhere”

Kings Of Leon, just like the rest of the world, aren't going anywhere right now, and they've decided to give us a song about it.
Peter Helman | March 31, 2020 - 4:06 pm

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – “She’s There”

Back in June of 2018, the Australian quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever released their debut album Hope Downs. It was an endlessly replayable collection of…
Ryan Leas | March 31, 2020 - 3:00 pm

The Black Market

The Month In Metal – March 2020

There are only two things I'm capable of writing with any degree of honesty. 1. Hey. It’s, uh, been a month.
Ian Chainey | March 31, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Quelle Chris & Chris Keys – “Sacred Safe” (Feat. Merrill Garbus, Cavalier, & Homeboy Sandman)

The Detroit-raised, Brooklyn-based rapper and producer Quelle Chris is following up last year's Guns with Innocent Country 2, a sequel to his 2015 collaboration with…
Peter Helman | March 31, 2020 - 2:39 pm

Clairo – “Everything I Know (Demo)”

Clairo released her debut album, Immunity, last year. It ended up having some lasting earworms on it, as it popped up on both our Favorite
James Rettig | March 31, 2020 - 2:08 pm
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