Ed Sheeran Announces New Album Of Collaborations

Ed Sheeran can be annoying, but I have to give him credit for using his massive celebrity in interesting ways sometimes. One of those ways:…
Chris DeVille | May 23, 2019 - 9:40 am

Bill Callahan Shares Six New Songs

It has been six years since Bill Callahan, the widely beloved indie songwriter who once recorded under the name Smog, released his Dream River album.
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2019 - 9:28 am

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Outer Spaces – “Album For Ghosts”

Outer Spaces is the Baltimore-based indie rock project of Cara Beth Satalino. Her upcoming full-length, Gazing Globe, is out this June on Western Vinyl. The…
Connor Duffey | May 23, 2019 - 9:12 am

The Lonely Island Release Surprise Bash Brothers Album & Netflix Special

It's been more than 13 years since "Lazy Sunday," the SNL Digital Short that introduced the masses to the rap style of the Lonely Island…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2019 - 9:00 am

Future Islands Once Got R. Kelly Dropped From An Ohio Festival: Report

During its four years of existence, the now-defunct Fashion Meets Music Festival played out like a longform Fyre Fest for Columbus residents. Despite regular boasts…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2019 - 8:50 pm

Here’s An Amazing Story About A Vintage Synthesizer And An Accidental Acid Trip

There is a longstanding legend that Don Buchla—a pioneer of synthesizer design and engineering who created one of the first modern commercial synths in the…
Andy Cush / Spin | May 22, 2019 - 6:46 pm

District Attorney Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial, Judge

Philadelphia’s top prosecutor called for a new trial and judge for rapper Meek Mill on Wednesday, saying the former judge who sentenced him "abused its…
Associated Press | May 22, 2019 - 6:33 pm

World’s Oldest Record Store Bans Morrissey Albums

Today, just in time for Moz's 60th birthday, the world's oldest record store Spillers Records banned Morrissey records from its store, as Wales Online reports.
Julia Gray | May 22, 2019 - 5:20 pm

Kurt Cobain’s “Corporate Magazines Still Suck” Shirt Becomes $550 Designer Tee

Struggling to reconcile your disdain for the establishment with your affinity for designer clothing? Wishing you could express both with a single garment? Fret no…
Peter Helman | May 22, 2019 - 4:47 pm

Strange Ranger – “Leona”

Strange Ranger were one of the best new bands of 2016, and since, they've been indelibly dabbling in old-school Pacific NW indie rock. The Montana-founded, Portland-based…
Keely Quinlan | May 22, 2019 - 1:26 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Megan Thee Stallion Is The Prince Who Was Promised

Megan Thee Stallion is a rap fundamentalist. In the new FADER cover story about the surging Houston rapper, Megan talks about listening to ancestral Southern…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 12:48 pm

Beast Coast – “Snow In The Stadium”

For years, Beast Coast was more of a loose organizing principle than a rap group. It was a collection of three different New York groups…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 12:46 pm

Fashion Brigade – “Middle C” (Feat. Frankie Cosmos) & “First Sunny Day Of The Year” (Feat. Phosphorescent’s Jo Schornikow)

Fashion Brigade is the new moniker of former Scotland Yard Gospel Choir leader Elia Einhorn. And although it's ostensibly a solo project, it's really anything…
Peter Helman | May 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm

Oso Oso – “Dig (II)”

Emo favorites Oso Oso are returning this summer with Basking In The Glow, their first album since signing to Triple Crown last year in the…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2019 - 12:13 pm

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Hundredth – “Whatever”

Myrtle Beach, SC’s Hundredth have spent the last few years elementally evolving their sound. The band's flux from melodic hardcore to aggro shoegaze was signaled…
Keely Quinlan | May 22, 2019 - 11:49 am

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Midnight Theme”

Sometimes the most fascinating breaks come from songs we probably wouldn't even know about at all unless someone sampled them. It's a testament to how…
Nate Patrin | May 22, 2019 - 11:38 am

Jake Xerxes Fussell – “Oh Captain” & “Three Ravens”

Folk singer and guitarist Jake Xerxes Fussell is gearing up to release Out Of Sight, his follow-up to 2017's What In The Natural World. We've already…
Keely Quinlan | May 22, 2019 - 11:32 am

Yumi Zouma – “Bruise”

Yumi Zouma, the gauzy, globe-trotting indie-pop band whose three core members span the US, the UK, and New Zealand, finally concluded their long-running trilogy of…
Peter Helman | May 22, 2019 - 11:31 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods’ “Billy, Don’t Be A Hero”

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 | May 22, 2019 - 10:11 am

Girlpool – “Minute In Your Mind” Video

Earlier this year, the great LA-borne duo Girlpool came back with the rich, thoughtful What Chaos Is Imaginary. It's their third album and their first…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 9:48 am

“Runaway Train” Video Gets 25th Anniversary Remake With Gallant, Skylar Grey, Jamie N Commons, & Geo-Targeted Footage Of Missing Children

In 1993, Minneapolis alt-rock veterans Soul Asylum scored the biggest hit of their career with the devastating acoustic anthem "Runaway Train." Though originally written by…
Andrew Unterberger / Billboard | May 22, 2019 - 9:44 am

Le Guess Who? 2019 Announces Initial Lineup

Each year, the Utrecht-based festival Le Guess Who? offers one of the most eclectic, adventurous lineups out there. In any given iteration of the fest,…
Ryan Leas | May 22, 2019 - 9:39 am

Aretha Franklin’s Handwritten Will Reportedly Discovered In Couch Cushions, Locked Cabinet

Last year, the legend Aretha Franklin passed away at the age of 76. She didn't leave behind a formal will. But now one of her…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 9:27 am

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Hear New Dungen & Peaking Lights Tracks From The Self Discovery For Social Survival Soundtrack

Indie label Mexican Summer and surf brand Pilgrim Surf + Supply are collaborating on a new documentary film about surfing and surf music called Self
Connor Duffey | May 22, 2019 - 9:12 am

Denzel Curry – “SPEEDBOAT” Video

There is an electricity around Denzel Curry right now. The South Florida rapper is a young veteran. He's only 24, but he helped pioneer the…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 9:05 am

Natalie Portman Denies Dating Moby, A “Much Older Man Being Creepy”

Moby reveals some pretty juicy gossip in his new memoir, Then It Fell Apart, about making out with Christina Ricci, feuding with Eminem, hanging out…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2019 - 10:49 pm

Justin Bieber Announces New Deodorant

Have you ever wondered what Justin Bieber smells like? Me neither, until this exact moment! This fall, Biebs will share his scent with the world…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2019 - 8:24 pm

Watch Billy Eichner And The Jonas Brothers Scream At Strangers In NYC

Actor and comedian Billy Eichner started harassing strangers in 2011 for his show Billy On The Street. In each episode, he and a celebrity guest…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2019 - 6:35 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Album Has The Highest Metacritic User Score Of All Time

Carly Rae Jepsen released her new album, Dedicated, last week. As my colleague James Rettig put it in his review, Dedicated is "very much just…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2019 - 6:08 pm

The Alabama 3’s Jake Black Has Died

Jake Black, also known as the Very Reverend Dr. D. Wayne Love, vocalist and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died. The…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2019 - 5:17 pm
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