The Anniversary

Aja At 40: A Track-By-Track Listing Of Its Greatest Echoes

Steely Dan are definitely their own monumental idiosyncratic impossible-to-duplicate entity, but they've also felt important as part of a collective continuum -- a '70s band…
Nate Patrin | 12:57 pm

Unreleased Tracks From The Verve Appear On YouTube

The Verve's Urban Hymns got a big deluxe reissue this month in honor of its 20th anniversary, and some additional songs that aren't included in…
James Rettig | 12:28 pm

James Iha Plays Guitar On Two Of Billy Corgan’s New Songs

Last year, the former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha rejoined his old band onstage in Los Angeles. It was his first time playing with Pumpkins…
Tom Breihan | 12:07 pm

PINS – “Serve The Rich”

Two years ago, the tough and tuneful Manchester band PINS impressed us with their debut album Wild Nights. Earlier this year, they followed it up…
Tom Breihan | 11:40 am

Morrissey Twitter Makes It Official: “Not Moz”

Just in case you happened to think that it was actually Morrissey himself sending out promotional tweets from his newly-crafted Twitter, the account's description has…
James Rettig | 11:36 am

The Anniversary

Dots And Loops Turns 20

If the first word Dots And Loops calls to mind is "plasticine," the second is "yielding." That these two concepts somehow fail to contradict one…
Raymond Cummings | 11:24 am

Stream Starrah & Diplo’s Surprise Collaborative EP

Over the past few years, the rap and R&B songwriter Starrah has co-written a whole lot of huge hits, including Rihanna's "Needed Me," Kevin Gates'
Tom Breihan | 11:20 am

The Saxophones – “Aloha”

Oakland-based husband-and-wife duo the Saxophones put out their debut If You're On The Water EP last year, and we highlighted a couple of tracks from…
James Rettig | 11:11 am

Kindling – “Destroy Yrself”

For a few years now we've been fans of Massachusetts shoegazers Kindling and of 6131, the California record label that introduced us to Julien Baker…
Chris DeVille | 11:06 am

Wu-Tang Clan – “Lesson Learn’d” (Feat. Redman)

There's a new Wu-Tang album coming out! The legendary Staten Island crew has reconvened to follow up 2014's slightly underwhelming A Better Tomorrow with a…
Tom Breihan | 10:58 am

Cults – “Right Words”

NYC indie-pop vets Cults will return next month with a new album called Offering. We've heard the title track , "I Took Your Picture," and…

Yung Lean – “Hunting My Own Skin”

Earlier this month, Yung Lean released "Red Bottom Sky," a moody sway of a track where the production was the main focal point, and it…
James Rettig | 10:39 am

The Anniversary

Homogenic Turns 20

They used to play Björk on The Grind. In the likely event that you don't remember The Grind, it was an MTV dance show, a…
Tom Breihan | 10:32 am

Cold Cave – “Glory” Video

Gothic synthpop badasses Cold Cave, who have apparently retired from the business of releasing albums, have just come out with a new single called "Glory,"
Tom Breihan | 10:30 am

Depeche Mode – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

David Bowie's iconic "'Heroes'" was released as a single 40 years ago tomorrow. As a tribute, Depeche Mode just put out a studio recording of…
James Rettig | 10:28 am

Watch Ezra Koenig & Jaden Smith’s New Animated Netflix Series Neo Yokio

Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith have been teasing their animated series Neo Yokio over the past few months and now it's finally here. The series…

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2017

I don't really listen to podcasts. I've never been converted to the format for several reasons. The first of those is that I don't have…
Phil Freeman | 10:08 am

Stream Moses Sumney Aromanticism And Watch His “Lonely World” Video

After patiently honing his craft for a few years, the gifted Los Angeles singer-songwriter Moses Sumney has finally released his debut album, Aromanticism. It's out…
Chris DeVille | 9:57 am

Middle School Teacher Suspended For Using Kodak Black Lyrics On Assignment

I'm sure it's not easy to teach middle school kids in America, but making a homework assignment out of Kodak Black lyrics is probably not…
Tom Breihan | 9:38 am

Gwen Stefani Just Released A Christmas Song

Today is the official first day of fall. The leaves haven't turned yet. My children have not yet picked out their Halloween costumes. As I'm…
Tom Breihan | 9:14 am

Watch The Killers’ Supremely Schmaltzy Colbert Performance

Today's the day that the Killers come out with their new album Wonderful Wonderful. And last night, the new touring lineup of the band was…
Tom Breihan | 8:52 am

Screaming Females – “Black Moon”

Ass-kicking New Jersey rockers Screaming Females were last seen kicking the world's collective ass with their 2015 album Rose Mountain, one of the year's best.
Peter Helman | September 21, 2017 - 11:07 pm

Sam Smith, JAY-Z, Pink Announced As SNL Season 43 Musical Guests

JAY-Z will be a tough act to follow when he joins SNL's fall premiere on 9/30 as the first musical guest of the season. But…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | September 21, 2017 - 8:03 pm

Stars – “Alone”

Stars are following their Canadian indie-pop brethren in Broken Social Scene, Feist, and Emily Haines into 2017 with There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light,…
Peter Helman | September 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Rapsody – “Power” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Lance Skiiiwalker)

Two years ago, the North Carolina MC Rapsody was one of the only guest rappers on Kendrick Lamar's landmark album To Pimp A Butterfly. Tomorrow,…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 5:10 pm

The Week In Pop

24K Starboys: Thoughts Upon Seeing The Weeknd & Bruno Mars On Consecutive Nights

The year was 2011. Winter was on the verge of melting away, but the sounds emanating from the north were still plenty frigid. From out…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2017 - 5:02 pm

Watch Andrew Bird, Tim Heidecker Debut New Songs On Live From The Great Room

Andrew Bird occasionally goes on Facebook Live to broadcast his Live From The Great Room performance series, and today he brought on Tim Heidecker as…
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 4:40 pm

Gene Simmons Played With Ace Frehley For The First Time In 16 Years

Founding KISS members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley performed on stage together for the first time in 16 years last night at a Hurricane Harvey
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 4:32 pm

The Cornshed Sisters – “Running”

The Cornshed sisters share a member with the UK indie band Field Music and later in the fall they'll debut a new album called Honey
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 21, 2017 - 3:45 pm

Father John Misty Announces Third Man Records Show & Album

Father John Misty will perform an intimate, free show in the Blue Room of Nashville's Third Man Records on 9/26. The set will take place…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 21, 2017 - 3:28 pm
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