Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Joins The #FreeMeekMill Movement

Fans of Meek Mill and opponents of the American prison system have been shouting and hashtagging, "Free Meek Mill," since the rapper was sentenced last…
Julia Gray | 5:49 pm

Killer Mike Defends Gun Owners In New NRA Video

Run The Jewels' Killer Mike spoke out about his support of gun ownership in a video from the NRA released on Thursday, as Pitchfork points…
Julia Gray | 3:49 pm

March For Our Lives: Ariana Grande Sings In DC, Paul McCartney Remembers John Lennon In NYC

Thousands of gun violence protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C. today for the March For Our Lives' Rally. The brave survivors of last…
Julia Gray | 3:11 pm

Michael Stipe Shares First-Ever Solo Song “Future, If Future”

REM's Michael Stipe has released a new 40-second quasi-song, his first solo track, in support of today's March For Our Lives Rally. Stipe shared a…
Julia Gray | 12:14 pm

Russell Simmons Accused Of Rape In New $10M Lawsuit

Russell Simmons has been accused of rape in a new $10 million lawsuit, according to court documents obtained by Billboard.
Katie Atkinson / Billboard | March 23, 2018 - 7:11 pm

Inquisition Dropped From Label Over Child Pornography Charges, Frontman Releases Statement

Seattle black metal band Inquisition has been dropped from their label following the resurfacing of child pornography charges against frontman Jason "Dagon" Weirbach, Pitchfork reports.
Peter Helman | March 23, 2018 - 7:04 pm

Sinead O’Connor Announces First US Shows In 4 Years Under The Name Magda Davitt

Sinead O'Connor has scheduled two show dates for next month in the United States, marking her first shows in the U.S. in four years, as…
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 3:48 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Those of us working out of the New York office this week were treated to a delightful snow day on what was supposedly the very…
Stereogum | March 23, 2018 - 3:42 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Beyoncé’s “XO”

Chvrches are releasing their third album, Love Is Dead, in two months time, and so far we've heard "Get Out" and "My Enemy" from it.
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't had a chance to watch it yet, but Netflix's Roxanne Shanté biopic Roxanne Roxanne is streaming today. And you know what that means:…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – March 2018

Bassist Buell Neidlinger died last week at 82. He was a fascinating figure, who traveled back and forth between the out-est of out jazz and…
Phil Freeman | March 23, 2018 - 11:57 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Del Shannon’s “Runaway”

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 | March 23, 2018 - 11:37 am

Q-Tip Will Portray Miles Davis In Public Reading Of New Play My Funny Valentine This Monday

In which one musical legend portrays another on stage: Q-Tip has been cast as Miles Davis in a new play called My Funny Valentine, Complex
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2018 - 10:42 am

The Magic Numbers – “Sweet Divide”

It's been four years since the Magic Numbers released their most recent album -- 2014's Alias -- but today the UK band has announced a…
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 10:41 am

Tame Impala, Damon Albarn, Thundercat, & More Featured On Kali Uchis’ Debut Album Isolation

Kali Uchis is releasing her debut album, Isolation, in a couple weeks, and early this morning she revealed its tracklist and stacked list of collaborators.
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 10:28 am

BlocBoy JB – “Rover 2.0″ (Feat. 21 Savage)

Last month, Drake gave an enormous boost to the underground Memphis street-rapper BlocBoy JB when he collaborated with BlocBoy on the new single "Look Alive."
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 10:27 am

Jack White – “Over And Over And Over” Video

Jack White's third solo album, Boarding House Reach, is out now. To celebrate, White treated fans to a video of "Over And Over And Over."
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2018 - 10:14 am

Stream Westside Gunn & Mr. Green FLYGOD Is Good… All The Time EP

Late last year, with no hoopla whatsoever, the gifted Buffalo rap hardass Conway released G.O.A.T., a deeply impressive album of vivid bust-your-head threats over mellow,…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 10:04 am

Sounding Board

On Preoccupations’ New Material, The Darkness Broadens And The Craft Deepens

Ever since their official, self-titled debut in 2015 -- when they were still known as Viet Cong -- Preoccupations have never really stopped moving. A…
Ryan Leas | March 23, 2018 - 9:57 am

Post Malone – “Psycho” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign) Video

For a large chunk of this past winter, Post Malone held down the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with his woozy, narcotic 21…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 9:27 am

Marilyn Manson – “Tattooed In Reverse” Video (Feat. Courtney Love)

Marilyn Manson has made a lot of questionable decisions in this life, and here's one of them: In the past few months he's released two
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 9:01 am

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Everyone Acts Crazy Nowadays”

Unknown Mortal Orchesta's new album Sex & Food has already gifted us two distinct, fascinating singles: the swaggering fuzz-rocker "American Guilt" and the slow-building psych-funk…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2018 - 8:56 am

Stream Jack White Boarding House Reach

Jack White's new album, Boarding House Ranch, is out now. It's White's third solo LP, following 2012's Blunderbuss and 2014's Lazaretto. We've already heard singles…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2018 - 12:24 am

Stream Neil Young Paradox

Neil Young has been busy lately. He just released The Visitor, his latest album with Promise Of The Real as his backing band, back in…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Father John Misty, Waxahatchee, Thee Oh Sees To Play Kurt Vonnegut Festival

Indiana University Bloomington's Arts & Humanities Council is hosting something called Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence, a conference celebrating the work of Vonnegut, in May.
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 8:27 pm

Young M.A – “Praktice”

None of the music that Young M.A has put out recently has hit quite as hard as her 2016 breakout "OOOUUU," but she's still out…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 7:39 pm

Angélique Kidjo Shares First Track From Her Talking Heads Covers Album Feat. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, & More

Angélique Kidjo has covered Talking Heads' 1980 album Remain In Light in concert and now a studio version of her tribute is being released. She…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 22, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Stream Jean Grae & Quelle Chris Everything’s Fine

What better way to announce an engagement than with a badass collaborative album? That's what underground rap veterans Jean Grae and Quelle Chris did with…
James Rettig | March 22, 2018 - 3:38 pm

Chance The Rapper & Kanye West – “All We Got (SBTRKT Remix)”

Man, time flies. It feels like just yesterday when Chance The Rapper and Kanye West were an inescapable cultural force, united in their quest to…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 3:31 pm
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