Eddie Vedder Tried To Deprive The World Of A New A Star Is Born

During a press junket for his upcoming, supposedly-way-better-than-it-has-any-right-to-be directorial debut A Star Is Born, director and actor Bradley Cooper clarified one of the main influences…

Dave Chappelle To Play The Voice Inside T.I.’s Head On New Album

A couple of weeks ago, T.I. came out with a new single, the triumphant Meek Mill collab "Jefe." The track opens with the voice of…
Tom Breihan | 10:56 am

GoldLink – “Got Friends” (Feat. Miguel) Video

Last year, the Washington, DC rapper GoldLink released the introspective and deeply locally rooted At What Cost, one of the year's best rap albums. He…
Tom Breihan | 10:36 am

Desto Dubb, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, Smokepurpp, & 03 Greedo – “Bankteller”

Think of it as "The Symphony" for the face-tattoo set. The LA rapper Desto Dubb has rounded up quite a lineup of guests on the…
Tom Breihan | 10:06 am


Azure Ray – “Palindrome”

Azure Ray has passed through several life cycles as a band. In the early 2000s, indie-folk duo Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink were twentysomething rookies…
Jael Goldfine | 10:03 am

Lily Allen – “Mad World” (Tears For Fears Cover)

Tears For Fears' 1983 hit "Mad World" is one of the few songs from the synthpop era that has completely escaped from its original context.
Tom Breihan | 9:34 am

Empress Of – “Love For Me”

Lorely Rodriguez, the mastermind behind the reflective, bilingual pop project Empress Of, is finally about to follow up her great 2015 debut Me with a…
Peter Helman | 9:31 am

Cursive – “It’s Gonna Hurt”

Vitriola, the first Cursive album in six years, deals with our internet-fueled modern predicament of living in a constant state of anger -- appropriate subject…
Chris DeVille | 9:20 am

Childish Gambino Postpones Tour Due To Injury

Childish Gambino’s final tour has been cut short by injury. Donald Glover’s hip-hop alter-ego has scrapped the rest of his This Is America…

Watch Beck & Jenny Lewis Cover Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” At Red Rocks

Beck has been touring hard lately, and he's been doing it without a fixed opening act. And he's got a cool new thing going. On…
Tom Breihan | 9:12 am

Watch M.I.A. Talk Bob Dylan, Her Different Identities, & Her Documentary On The Daily Show

M.I.A. and The Daily Show: Two cultural institutions that left huge footprints during the George W. Bush years and which are still soldiering on, doing…
Tom Breihan | 8:47 am

Børns Issues Statement Denying Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In the wake of a number of sexual misconduct allegations popping up across social media, Børns -- aka Garrett Clark Borns -- is denying these…
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | September 25, 2018 - 5:55 pm

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V Out This Week

Lil Wayne has finally revealed a release date for his much-delayed album Tha Carter V. In an announcement video, he says that he'll be releasing…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 5:32 pm

Col3trane – “Tyler” Video

Col3trane is a London teen making pop-leaning R&B. His recent single "Tyler," the closing track on his EP-length Boot mixtape, reminds me of early Frank…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 5:25 pm

Stream Yumi Zouma’s EP III

Yumi Zouma certainly have an aesthetic. For several years now, the New Zealand band has proven itself exceptionally good at crafting bright, breezy, Instagram-filtered tracks…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 3:07 pm


Stream St. Lenox’s Ten Fables Of Young Ambition And Passionate Love And Watch His “First Date” Video

No one sings like Andrew Choi. Two years ago, upon the release of Ten Hymns From My American Gothic, I compared the St. Lenox singer's…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Mark Mothersbaugh Reportedly Working On Wes Anderson’s New Musical Film

Wes Anderson's next film is rumored to be a musical set in post-World War II France. According to the French publication Premiere (via Indiewire), Anderson…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 12:59 pm

Justus Proffit & Jay Som – “Invisible Friends”

Last month, Jay Som and LA singer-songwriter Justus Proffit announced that they had teamed up for a collaborative EP called Nothing's Changed. It's the latest…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 12:02 pm

Remember Sports – “The 1 Bad Man” Video

Remember Sports released their very good new album, Slow Buzz, earlier this year, and today they've returned with a music video for early single "The
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 11:42 am

Lil Xan Says He Was Hospitalized For Eating Too Many Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

As a maker of music, Lil Xan remains garbage. As a doer of ridiculous things, he continues to be a golden god. Or at least…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 11:17 am

Watch Flight Of The Conchords Play A New Song On Colbert

The great New Zealand comedy duo Flight Of The Conchords -- the self-proclaimed "fourth most popular folk duo in New Zealand," although you'd think they'd…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2018 - 11:03 am


Annika Zee – “Lydia”

Originally from Toronto, Annika Zee is a New York-based musician who takes a holistic approach to her work: songwriting, production, concepts and visuals, all of…
Ryan Leas | September 25, 2018 - 11:01 am

Oh Pep! – “Hurt Nobody” Video

Next month, the Australian duo Oh Pep! are releasing their sophomore album, I Wasn't Only Thinking About You..., the follow-up to their 2016 debut album…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 11:00 am

Erika Spring – “Less”

"Scars," the title track from Erika Spring's new solo EP, was beautiful and brutal: a spare, lovely, somewhat mystical piano ballad about suffering a miscarriage.
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 10:41 am

Cameron Crowe Is Adapting Almost Famous Into A Musical

Cameron Crowe is adapting Almost Famous into a musical, as Rolling Stone reports. The 2000 film is a fictionalized account of Crowe's experience as a…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 10:34 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Johnny Rivers’ “Poor Side Of Town”

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 | September 25, 2018 - 10:27 am

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Hanoi 6″

Earlier this year, Unknown Mortal Orchestra released a new album, Sex & Food. The band's Ruban Nielson, Jake Portrait, and Kody Nelson recorded parts of…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 10:16 am

Young Galaxy Announce Indefinite Hiatus

For the past 12 years, Catherine McCandless and Stephen Ramsay have been making music together as Young Galaxy. That era is coming to an end.
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 10:07 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Gouge Away Burnt Sugar

Here's something I really like doing: Clicking around Bandcamp and hitting "subscribe" on the pages of every halfway-competent hardcore band I can find. I check…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2018 - 9:44 am

Watch Superorganism Be Famous On Conan

The UK collective Superorganism, one of last year's great viral success stories, have spent this year working their way through more conventional promotional channels in…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2018 - 9:32 am
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