Wiki – “Hands Out” (Feat. Suspect) & “Ballin On The Low” (Feat. Antwon)

Wiki, the young and grimy New York rapper whose gap-toothed mug used to front Ratking, impressed us with his solo album No Mountains In Manhattan
Chris DeVille | 10:39 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Screaming Females All At Once

It's the cheapest thing in the world to focus on the fact that Marissa Paternoster is a small human being with an enormous voice, even…
Tom Breihan | 10:31 am

Father John Misty – “Mr. Tillman”

You'd think that after crafting an album as ambitious and complex as Pure Comedy, an artist might want to take a breather. That doesn't seem…
Ryan Leas | 10:05 am


Hit Bargain – “Capitulate”

Hit Bargain make punk music without the macho bullshit, channeling that aggression into forceful, confrontational explorations of gender and power dynamics. The LA quartet, made…
Peter Helman | 10:00 am

Stream Kero Kero Bonito TOTEP EP

A few days ago, Kero Kero Bonito released the fantastic track "Only Acting" -- it just topped our 5 Best Songs Of The Week list…
James Rettig | 9:57 am

Liam Gallagher Gets Grilled By A Bunch Of Cute Kids

Well, somebody is a genius. Liam Gallagher, formerly of Oasis, is one of the music world's greatest interview subjects, and small children remain some of…
Tom Breihan | 9:52 am

Alexis Taylor – “Beautiful Thing” Video

Over the years, Hot Chip co-leader Alexis Taylor has kept busy outside the bounds of his band, releasing a few solo albums and side projects.
Tom Breihan | 9:31 am


Post Animal – “Ralphie”

Ever since Stranger Things became a pop culture phenomenon in 2016, music has been pivotal to the show's identity. There was the beloved, retro score…
Ryan Leas | 9:30 am

Hop Along – “Not Abel”

Hop Along, the Philadelphia rock band powered by Frances Quinlan's ferocious vocals, announced their new album Bark Your Head Off, Dog last month with "How
Chris DeVille | 9:19 am

Young Thug Says That His Name Is “SEX” Now

It only rarely works out when rappers attempt to change their names mid-career. Young Thug, a truly exciting rapper saddled with a truly generic name,…
Tom Breihan | 9:02 am

Radiohead Announce North American Summer Tour

They're coming back! Radiohead, who announced a South American tour last year, will spend their summer bringing their cavernously bummed postmodern hymns to the hockey…
Tom Breihan | 8:38 am

Fever Ray Plays First Show In Over 7 Years

Karin Dreijer returned to the stage tonight for the first Fever Ray show in over seven years after releasing Plunge in 2017. The new Fever…
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 5:36 pm

Fergie On Her National Anthem: “I Love My Country And Honestly Tried My Best”

At last night's NBA All-Star Game, Fergie sang a hilariously shitty version of "The Star-Spangled Banner," and I've seen more talk about that online today…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 5:06 pm

Watch Jean Grae & John Hodgman Cover The Mountain Goats In Brooklyn

The stand-up comic John Hodgman and the underground rap veteran Jean Grae host a monthly variety show called Jean And John together at the Brooklyn…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 4:41 pm

Stream Vundabar Smell Smoke

Last month, we talked to Boston-based duo Vundabar about their excellent third album, Smell Smoke. It's a poignant and incessantly catchy look at death and…
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm

Gibson Guitar Company Reportedly Facing Imminent Bankruptcy

Iconic guitar company Gibson might be facing bankruptcy. According to reports from the Nashville Post and Dayton Daily News, the guitar-makers recently saw the departure…
Rob Arcand / Spin | February 19, 2018 - 12:21 pm

Superorganism – “Reflections On The Screen” Video

UK pop collective Superorganism are releasing their self-titled debut album in a couple weeks. We've heard a few tracks from it so far, including "Everybody
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Win A Limited Edition John Lennon Figure From Molecule8

Molecule8 is a company that makes collectible figures, and they recently got permission from Yoko Ono and the John Lennon Estate to create a lifelike…
Stereogum | February 19, 2018 - 12:02 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Johnny Preston’s “Running Bear”

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 | February 19, 2018 - 11:31 am

2 Chainz Announces New Album Via Blimp

Atlanta rap star 2 Chainz released Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, his last album, less than a year ago, and he followed it up with…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 11:07 am

Watch Real Estate Play A New Song In Colorado

Real Estate postponed their fall tour just a week before former band member Matt Mondanile's sexual misconduct allegations surfaced, but the New Jersey group picked…
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 10:58 am

Stream Dark Thoughts Winter Tape

Back in 2016, the Philly DIY punk band Dark Thoughts released a truly great self-titled debut album of fired-up, deeply catchy Ramones-style pop-punk jams. They've…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 10:49 am

Melvins – “Stop Moving To Florida”

Last year, Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, the two longtime members of the legendary Pacific Northwest fuzz-rock institution Melvins, formed a side project called Crystal…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am

Stream Turnstile Time & Space

Over the last few years, the Baltimore band Turnstile have risen to the top of the word-of-mouth-driven DIY hardcore scene, packing shows everywhere and developing…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 9:57 am

Watch Fergie’s Stunningly Awful National Anthem At The NBA All-Star Game

Last night, the NBA held its annual All-Star Game in Los Angeles, and as its halftime entertainment, the league recruited N.E.R.D. and Migos to perform
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 9:46 am

Tinashe – “Faded Love” (Feat. Future) Video

Last week, Tinashe released a new song -- the Future-featuring "Faded Love" -- in what will hopefully actually be the rollout to her much-delayed sophomore…
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 9:36 am

Watch N.E.R.D. & Migos Play The 2018 NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

N.E.R.D. headlined the 2018 NBA All-Star Game's halftime show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight, and they brought some friends along. Migos came…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 11:08 pm

Win Butler Sings Arcade Fire At LA Karaoke Bar

What were you doing last night? Win Butler was singing Arcade Fire at a karaoke bar in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo, because why not. Watch…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 2:21 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut Unreleased Song “Hayward, MI” At For Emma, Forever Ago Anniversary Show

Although Bon Iver's mythic debut album For Emma, Forever Ago technically turned 10 last July, Jagjaguwar didn't officially release it to a wider audience until…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 11:21 am

Watch Kanye West Join Kid Cudi In LA

After a brief moment where they were mad at each other, Kid Cudi and Kanye have become besties again. In November 2016, Kid Cudi made…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 11:00 am
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