Cardi B Defends Offset’s Homophobic Lyric: “Our Schools Never Teach Us That These Are Bad Words”

Migos' Offset got himself into hot water this week for rapping "I do not vibe with queers" on his guest verse on YFN Lucci's "Boss…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2018 - 11:26 am

Watch SNL’s Fresh Prince Parody Featuring Method Man

Last night's Saturday Night Live featured a dark parody of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, starring recent SNL cast addition Chris Redd as Will and…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2018 - 10:56 am

The National – “Walk It Back” Video

Today is the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, and the National are ... well, "celebrating" is definitely the wrong word, but they've decided to…
Peter Helman | January 20, 2018 - 7:01 pm

Too Short Sued For Sexual Battery

Last year, a former protege of Oakland rapper Too Short accused him of sexual assault. Too Short denied the allegations, but now TMZ reports that…
Peter Helman | January 20, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Rapper Fredo Santana Dead At 27

Fredo Santana, rapper and one of the pioneers of Chicago’s drill movement, has reportedly died at the age of 27. TMZ reports that Santana died…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | January 20, 2018 - 11:34 am

Smiths Bandmates Tease Collab

With Morrissey involved, the idea of a Smiths reunion ever happening is basically laughable. But if you cut Morrissey out ... maybe it's possible? Smiths…
Peter Helman | January 20, 2018 - 11:23 am

Paula Cole Discusses Backlash From Winning The 1998 Best New Artist Grammy

Twenty years ago, Paula Cole heard her name called, went up to the stage, and took home the Grammy Award for best new artist. It…
Associated Press | January 20, 2018 - 10:54 am

Drake – “God’s Plan” & “Diplomatic Immunity”

Drake has released two new songs called "God's Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity." They're both part of a project called Scary Hours, which appears to be…
Chris DeVille | January 20, 2018 - 7:50 am

Tom Petty Died Of An Accidental Overdose

Tom Petty's death has been ruled an accidental overdose, TMZ reports. The rock legend passed away last October after going into cardiac arrest and being…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2018 - 7:26 pm

Phoenix Share Ti Amo Demos

Phoenix have shared a number of demos from the sessions for their recent album Ti Amo, including two early versions of the title track. On…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2018 - 6:08 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Congratulations: You all made it through one year of Trump's four (!) year presidency. A round of applause all around! Who knows what 2018 will…
Stereogum | January 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm

Fischerspooner – “TopBrazil” Video

Last year saw a smattering of new Fischerspooner tracks including the Michael Stipe co-write "Have Fun Tonight," the Caroline Polachek collaboration "Togetherness," and the delightfully…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2018 - 4:43 pm

Robert Pollard Is Releasing A Parody Country Album Named Blue Balls Lincoln

Guided By Voices' Robert Pollard releases approximately one million albums every year, and his latest is not a conventional one by any means. He's adopted…
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 3:38 pm

Pearl Jam’s Website Leaks 2018 Baseball Stadium Tour Dates

It looks like Pearl Jam are going on a baseball stadium tour later this year. For a brief time today, the band's official website listed
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm


No Age’s Dean Spunt On Their New Album, Navigating The Industry, & The Late Grant Hart

Ten years ago, it seemed like No Age would never stop making noise. The Los Angeles duo (guitarist Randy Randall, drummer/singer Dean Allen Spunt) introduced…
Michael Tedder | January 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Named Their New Daughter Chicago West

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian recently welcomed their third child, this time by surrogate. Today, Kardashian announced on her blog that they've named the girl…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2018 - 1:36 pm

Jerry David DeCicca – “Watermelon”

The second single from Jerry David DeCicca's forthcoming album, Time The Teacher, goes down just as smooth as the title track. "Watermelon" puts DeCicca's melancholic,…
Julia Gray | January 19, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Stream Bedbug I’ll Count To Heaven In Years Without Seasons

Earlier this month, Bedbug released "Lilies," the first and only single from the Boston-based project's new album I'll Count To Heaven In Years Without Seasons.
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Here's the thing about Justin Timberlake's "Supplies" video: It's fucking hilarious. The little kid telling us to die? The guy with the collar made out…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 11:49 am

Sounding Board

Strand Of Oaks’ Harder Love Is A Glimpse Of What Hard Love Could Have Been

Almost exactly 11 months ago today, Tim Showalter released his fifth album under his moniker Strand Of Oaks, Hard Love. After the breakthrough and acclaim…
Ryan Leas | January 19, 2018 - 11:24 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy Edwards’ “It’s All In The Game”

The Number Ones is a new column where I'll review every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 11:11 am

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – “The Water Rises / Our Street Is A Black River”

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet have teamed for the first time for a new album together, Landfall, that's coming out next month. The two experimental…
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 10:58 am

Dreezy – “2nd To None” (Feat. 2 Chainz)

Chicago sing-rapper Dreezy is an underrated figure, a low-profile major-label back-burner type even though she's made great singles with people like Jeremih ("Body") and Gucci…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 10:49 am

Stream St. Beauty Running To The Sun

Our first exposure to St. Beauty was as part of "Hell You Talmbout," the massive Wondaland Records posse cut headlined by label head Janelle Monae.
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2018 - 10:40 am

Beth Ditto – “I’m Alive” (Tommy James & The Shondelles Cover)

Last year, the former Gossip singer Beth Ditto released her solo debut Fake Sugar, a strong and underrated album of sleek and modernized blues-rock. Today,…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 10:29 am

Stream Closer All This Will Be

This week's reigning Album Of The Week is All This Will Be, the crashing, expressionist debut from the New York screamo trio Closer. It's a…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 10:11 am

Watch Grizzly Bear Perform “Losing All Sense” On Conan

Last year, Grizzly Bear released a new album, Painted Ruins, and they've been sporadically making the TV rounds since then, appearing on Colbert, Jools Holland,…
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 10:04 am

Sigur Rós Soundtracking Black Metal Movie Starring Sky Ferreira

Sigur Rós and Sky Ferreira are two beloved musical artists who've been taking their sweet time releasing new LPs, and one of the things they've…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2018 - 10:03 am

Kodak Black Arrested On Weapons And Child Neglect Charges While Livestreaming

Kodak Black has been arrested again. Complex reports that Broward Sheriff deputies raided the 20-year-old Florida rapper's house last night and arrested him on charges…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 9:54 am
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