David Cassidy Dead At 67

David Cassidy, the '70s teen idol and onetime star of the family-band sitcom The Partridge Family, has died, TMZ reports. Cassidy was recently hospitalized in…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 9:17 pm

Donald Fagen Sues Walter Becker’s Estate

Steely Dan lead singer Donald Fagen is suing the estate of his longtime bandmate Walter Becker in an effort to keep the band's name and…
Ashley Cullins / The Hollywood Reporter | November 21, 2017 - 6:22 pm

RZA Sues Woof-Tang Clan Dog-Walking Service

A dog-walking company in Brooklyn had the punny idea to name themselves the Woof-Tang Clan, even going so far as to file a trademark application…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 4:43 pm

Sounding Board

TRL Is Back And Please Don’t Go To It

"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." Hm. It seems Ecclesiastes…
Kelly Conaboy | November 21, 2017 - 1:25 pm

Dead Cross – “Church Of The Motherfuckers” Video

Dead Cross, the noisy and feral hardcore supergroup whose membership includes Faith No More frontman Mike Patton and former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, released a…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 12:55 pm

Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini Play Cops In Comedy Sketch To Promote ACA Enrollment

Chicago music luminaries Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini star as lazy cops in a new comedy sketch promoting health insurance enrollment via the Affordable Care…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 12:48 pm

Read Greta Gerwig’s Letters To Justin Timberlake, Alanis Morissette, And Dave Matthews For Lady Bird Music Rights

Chances are, if you’ve seen Dave Matthews Band’s "Crash" inexplicably pop up on your friends’ Spotify feeds recently, it’s because they just saw Greta Gerwig’s…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | November 21, 2017 - 12:45 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Polygondwanaland

At the end of last year, the Australian psych-rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard made a grand and absurd pronouncement: They would release…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 11:27 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic Covers The Ramones’ “Beat On The Brat” & The Squidbillies Theme Song

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk is a new compilation from veteran radio host Dr. Demento, the man who launched "Weird Al" Yankovic's career. A press…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 11:25 am

Hear Unreleased Jónsi Electronic Track From New Frakkur: 2000-2004 Collection

Sigur Ròs are playing for four nights at their own Norður Og Niður festival in Iceland at the end of December, and they've just announced…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 11:07 am

Girl Ray – “(I Wish I Were Giving You A Gift) This Christmas”

Girl Ray’s ‘90s twee nostalgia put their debut 12-track spoonerism, Earl Grey, up for Album Of The Week and made the trio one of our…
Sophie Israelsohn | November 21, 2017 - 11:02 am

Madeline Kenney – “Medusa’s Outhouse” (Cass McCombs Cover)

A couple of months ago, the Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney released her Toro Y Moi-produced debut album Night Night At The First Landing. Today, she's…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 10:57 am

Watch The White Stripes Play “We’re Going To Be Friends” At A New Zealand Elementary School In 2003

Way back in November of 2003, when they were at the absolute peak of their powers, the White Stripes, for whatever reason, played a quick…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 10:41 am

Pinegrove Frontman Apologizes For Behavior With Women, Cancels Tour

Pinegrove have cancelled their upcoming US tour following an allegation of sexual coercion leveled against frontman Evan Stephens Hall. In a lengthy Facebook statement, Stephens…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 21, 2017 - 10:38 am

DRAM – “Ill Nana” (Feat. Trippie Redd) Video

The raspy, euphoric Virginia singer DRAM has been awfully busy. Thus far in November, he's already shared the Rick Rubin-produced "Check Ya Fabrics" and the…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 10:21 am

Panda Bear Announces Vinyl-Only A Day With The Homies EP

Over the past few days, Panda Bear has been teasing new material by posting lyrics to his Twitter account. Today, he's announced that he'll be…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 10:15 am

Premiere

Art Feynman – “Monday Give Me Monday”

Art Feynman is really Luke Temple, the man behind the Brooklyn indie band Here We Go Magic. He released Blast Off Through The Wicker, his…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2017 - 10:04 am

Young Fathers – “LORD” Video

Young Fathers returned on Halloween with "LORD," the fascinating and rewarding lead single from their next album. Now the dystopian gospel ballad has an equally…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 10:01 am

Yung Lean – “Metallic Intuition” Video

Swedish rap enigma Yung Lean released a new album, Stranger, earlier this month -- it's pretty good! -- and he's been piecing together a short…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 9:26 am

Premiere

Lars Finberg – “Born Shopping” (Prod. Ty Segall)

Multi-instrumentalist Lars Finberg is known for fronting the Intelligence, collaborating with fellow Pacific Northwesterners La Luz, and being a part of the Oh Sees' member…
Sophie Israelsohn | November 21, 2017 - 9:20 am

SSION – “Comeback” Video

For years, the Kansas City art-pop project SSION made videos that nobody else on the DIY underground could match. In recent years, the project has…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 9:11 am

Stream Cold Leather Past Remedy EP

Cold Leather are a Berlin punk band whose sound is a catchy, polished take on the raw, ragged pre-hardcore punk of the very late '70s.
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 8:49 am

Stream Another New Krallice Album Go Be Forgotten

Krallice, the New York black metal experimentalists led by former noise-rock shredder-king Mick Barr, are a very busy band. Just last month, Krallice teamed up…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 8:16 am

Stream Sufjan Stevens The Greatest Gift

It's been two and a half years since Sufjan Stevens released Carrie & Lowell, his gorgeously sad return to hushed singer-songwriter folk music. And although…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 8:05 am

Watch Vic Mensa Play Colbert With A String Section

This past summer, the Chicago rapper Vic Mensa released The Autobiography, his thoughtful and ambitious official full-length debut. And last night, Mensa was a musical…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 8:00 am

Bad Guy Will Try To Blow Up Billy Joel Concert On This Week’s Arrow

A bad guy will try to blow up a Billy Joel concert on this week's episode of Arrow, the CW's DC Comics show about billionaire…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2017 - 10:32 pm

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Sells 1.2M In First Week

It’s official: Taylor Swift’s Reputation album sold 1.216 million copies in its first week in the US, according to Nielsen Music. That sum -- reflecting…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | November 20, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Colin Stetson – “The Rain Like Curses”

Avant-garde sax wizard Colin Stetson released his latest album All This I Do For Glory earlier this year, and now he's back with a new…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2017 - 8:09 pm

Cedric Bixler-Zavala Implies A Recent At The Drive In Song Is About Danny Masterson’s Alleged Assault Of His Wife

Earlier this year, as reported by Brooklyn Vegan, a sexual assault allegation against actor and longtime Scientologist Danny Masterson found an unlikely outlet in the…
Anna Gaca / Spin | November 20, 2017 - 5:40 pm

Noel Gallagher Says His Cat Is More Rock ‘N’ Roll Than Radiohead

Look, you know how this works by now: When former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher is releasing a new album, journalists line up to ask him…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2017 - 5:21 pm
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