Gorillaz Tease New Album The Now Now Out Next Month

Gorillaz returned from a six-year absence last year with Humanz, and we learned in December that they'd follow it up with another LP in quick
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2018 - 9:54 pm

Drake – “I’m Upset”

Remember when Drake responded to Meek Mill with the diss track "Charged Up" and followed up with "Back To Back" before Meek could even release…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2018 - 9:41 pm

James Blake Says The “Sad Boy” Label Is “Unhealthy And Problematic”

James Blake shared a stunning single called "Don't Miss It" this week. In surveying the response to the song, Blake noticed several people describing him…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2018 - 9:09 pm

Underworld & Iggy Pop – “Bells & Circles”

Underworld and Iggy Pop are both legends of underground music, and they were both famously featured on the Trainspotting soundtrack, but the music they're actually…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 5:47 pm

Watch Courtney Barnett Perform “Nameless, Faceless” With The Breeders

Courtney Barnett and the Breeders have some history together. Obviously, the heavier guitar-rock side of Barnett's sound shares more than a little DNA with what…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm

Watch The Rolling Stones Play “Wild Horses” With Florence Welch In London

Florence Welch, the howling, bazooka-voiced star behind Florence + The Machine, has performed with the Rolling Stones once before. In November 2012, she joined them…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 3:58 pm

Charli XCX Addresses “Girls” Criticism

Rita Ora faced a lot of criticism after releasing "Girls," a pop posse cut that finds Ora, Cardi B, Charli XCX, and Bebe Rexha singing…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 3:24 pm

Laurie Anderson, Mark Kozelek, Emily Haines, & More Restage 1963 Bob Dylan Show In NYC

A star-studded, surprisingly eclectic lineup including Laurie Anderson, Mark Kozelek, Emily Haines, Nels Cline, Bill Muray, Steve Buscemi, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog, Gina Gershon,…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 2:34 pm

Watch June Of 44 Play First Show In 19 Years In Sicily

June Of 44 haven't played together since November of '99. But earlier this year, the '90s post-hardcore veterans announced that they were reuniting for a…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 1:42 pm

The National Perform “I Need My Girl” With Maggie Rogers At Boston Calling: Watch

The National have a bit of a history of performing "I Need My Girl" with female singers at festivals. A few years ago, they did…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk Loafers Up For Auction Today

Michael Jackson did his first moonwalk onstage almost exactly 35 years ago, at Motown's 25th anniversary TV special on 5/16, 1983. And today, the shoes…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 11:44 am

Drake – “Duppy Freestyle”

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Chris DeVille | May 25, 2018 - 7:09 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

A lot of new releases you can listen to today… V. by Wooden Shjips, our Album Of The Week. DAYTONA by Pusha-T, which we reviewed…
Scott Lapatine | May 25, 2018 - 5:50 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In the unexpectedly stiff competition for the title of "week's best rap video from a badass woman that visually quotes Kill Bill, Vol. 1, Cardi…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2018 - 5:02 pm

Bon Iver’s Manager Kyle Frenette Withdraws From Congressional Race

Bon Iver's manager Kyle Frenette has withdrawn his candidacy to represent Wisconsin's 7th district in Congress, he announced on Friday. In a statement…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | May 25, 2018 - 4:54 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, which means that soon we will have to figure out what THEE song of the summer is. Polls won't be open for…
Stereogum | May 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm

Nicki Minaj Says She’s In A Relationship With Eminem

UPDATE: JK, she's not. "Sources close to Minaj" tell TMZ that's she was just joking and "there's nothing romantic" between Nicki Minaj and Eminem. …
Michael Saponara / Billboard | May 25, 2018 - 1:35 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Pusha-T Daytona

Thirty-six seconds into Daytona, Pusha-T's new seven-song album, something becomes abundantly clear: Kanye West still knows how to produce rap music. That wasn't a given.
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Travis Scott Honors Survivors Of Texas School Shooting At Houston Rockets Game: Watch

Travis Scott, a Houston native, is a big Houston Rockets fan. He's been at every home game of the NBA Western Conference Finals, in which…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2018 - 12:58 pm

Sounding Board

10 Unique Acts To See At Primavera 2018

The lineup of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival is always stacked. It's one of the best-booked festivals in the world, always boasting an impressive and diverse…
Ryan Leas | May 25, 2018 - 12:57 pm

XTC’s Andy Partridge Announces First New Solo Recordings In 8 Years

Other than a 2013 collaboration with Slapp Happy's Peter Blegvad, XTC mastermind Andy Partridge hasn't put out a record since 2010's Powers, a sci-fi-inspired set…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2018 - 12:55 pm

Mommy Long Legs – “Bridezilla”

The Seattle band Mommy Long Legs has been around for a bit now, amassing a tape, an EP, and a 7" since they started releasing…
James Rettig | May 25, 2018 - 12:39 pm

The Anniversary

Sketches For My Sweetheart The Drunk Turns 20

"This is the half-light, see me as I am."
Patrick Lyons | May 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm

James Comey Sings Beyoncé On Conan

Oh no there's now a video of James Comey just-barely singing Beyoncé's "Sandcastles." The former FBI director recently guested on Conan to talk about his…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2018 - 12:10 pm

R+R=NOW – “Resting Warrior”

Wynton Marsalis could learn a thing or two from R+R=NOW. For years now, people like pianist Robert Glasper, saxophonist Terrace Martin, and trumpeter Christian Scott…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2018 - 11:39 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – May 2018

Repertory can be a fraught subject in jazz. Obviously, there are artists whose compositions have become standards, re-interpreted by artist after artist over the decades.
Phil Freeman | May 25, 2018 - 11:30 am

Anohni – “Miracle Now”

Anohni shared a new song today called "Miracle Now." It's a part of her sound and video installation and retrospective opening at Kunsthal Nikolaj in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2018 - 11:21 am

Hatchie – “Bad Guy”

After playing in local Aussie bands like Babaganouj and Go Violet for years, Brisbane musician Harriette Pillbeam started making sweet, sparkling, '90s-indebted dream-pop on her…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2018 - 11:04 am

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover Gillian Welch’s “Everything Is Free”

Courtney Barnett recently released her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, and the Australian musician went on The Tonight Show last week to
James Rettig | May 25, 2018 - 11:01 am

Post Pink – “You Real”

Back in 2016, the Baltimore-based band Post Pink released I Believe You, OK, an excellent tape built around snarling hooks and nervy rhythms. They've been…
James Rettig | May 25, 2018 - 10:44 am
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