Jay Som – “Simple”

Jay Som has shared a new track, "Simple," as part of Adult Swim's singles series. It's the Oakland-based musician's first new solo material…
James Rettig | February 18, 2019 - 3:01 pm

Queen Will Perform At The Oscars, Kacey Musgraves To Present

The 2019 Oscars go down this Sunday (2/24) and the Academy has announced that two special guests will grace the ceremony stage. Kacey Musgraves --…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2019 - 1:42 pm

Bloodshot Records Responds To Lydia Loveless’ Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Co-Owner’s Domestic Partner

Chicago label Bloodshot Records has issued a statement in response to sexual harassment allegations made by Lydia Loveless. Loveless, who signed with Bloodshot when she…
James Rettig | February 18, 2019 - 1:33 pm

Watch SZA Cover Sixpence None The Richer’s “Kiss Me”

III Points Festival returned to Miami over the weekend, bringing artists like Beach House, Tyler The Creator, James Blake, SZA, and more to Mana Wynwood.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2019 - 12:46 pm

Vandal Decapitates Puff Daddy Figure At Madame Tussauds

Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully…
Associated Press | February 18, 2019 - 12:15 pm

Watch Post Malone, Pistol Annies, & More Perform On Elvis All-Star Tribute TV Special

Last night, NBC aired the Elvis All-Star Tribute show, during which a bunch of country musicians and some mainstream artists honored Elvis Presley by, in…
James Rettig | February 18, 2019 - 9:50 am

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen, J. Cole, & Meek Mill Perform At The NBA All-Star Game

Tonight is the annual NBA all-star basketball game in LA, which means it's been one year since Fergie's hilariously bad rendition of the National Anthem.
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 9:17 pm

Watch Car Seat Headrest Play New Song “Can’t Cool Me Down”

Last year, Car Seat Headrest re-recorded and released their 2011 LP and fan favorite Twin Fantasy, following the success of 2016’s Teens Of Denial. And…
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 6:38 pm

Rico Nasty – “Sandy”

Rico Nasty hasn't slowed down since releasing her first major-label studio mixtape, Nasty, last year. She's been steadily dropping one-off singles over the past few…
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 6:22 pm

Stream Julia Jacklin’s New Album Crushing

Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin debuted her dreamy indie-pop meets alt-country sound with 2016's Don't Let the Kids Win. She followed up with her Eastwick /
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 4:41 pm

BlocBoy JB Wanted For Drug And Gun Possession

Memphis rapper BlocBoy JB is wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee for charges of drug possession, property theft, and gun possession. Yesterday,…
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 11:59 am

Phoebe Bridgers Shares Statement Following Ryan Adams Accusations

Phoebe Bridgers has shared a statement about the sexual misconduct allegations against Ryan Adams. "Thank you from my whole fucking heart to my friends, my…
Julia Gray | February 17, 2019 - 11:34 am

Blueface – “Thotiana (Remix)” (Feat. Cardi B) Video

Blueface is a 22-year-old LA rapper whose offbeat flow has people questioning if he can actually rap. But even if he can't, it doesn't seem…
Peter Helman | February 16, 2019 - 5:46 pm

Jenny Lewis: “I Am Deeply Troubled By Ryan Adams’ Alleged Behavior”

Jenny Lewis has spoken out in the wake of the allegations against Ryan Adams. Adams produced her last album, 2014's The Voyager, and played on…
Peter Helman | February 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm

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

Scroll down for this week's five best comments, five worst comments, and ICYMI a funny Post Malone thing from the Grammys.
Scott Lapatine | February 15, 2019 - 6:12 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Do you need some new music for the long weekend? Several of these songs are very melancholic and one is a retro-pop track with a…
Stereogum | February 15, 2019 - 3:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The big music video from this past week, the one that seemed custom-designed to drive conversation, was Ariana Grande's "break up with your girlfriend, i'm
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm

Madlib & Oh No – “Big Whips”

Marlon Sassy, the illustrator known as Gangster Doodles, has curated a compilation album called Gangster Music Vol. 1. The 27-track collection features contributions from rappers…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Win Butler’s Sitting Out This Year’s NBA All-Star Game But Arcade Fire Will Have A New Song Out Soon

Every year, Win Butler usually participates in the NBA all-star basketball game because he is tall (6'4") and apparently good at basketball. But for the…
James Rettig | February 15, 2019 - 12:11 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Don McLean’s “American Pie”

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 15, 2019 - 12:03 pm

Watch Denzel Curry Cover Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls On Parade”

If you went to high school in the '90s, you almost definitely saw someone cover Rage Against The Machine's 1996 monster-banger "Bulls On Parade" at…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 11:52 am

Stream Lucki’s New Mixtape Freewave 3

For years now, the 22-year-old Chicago rapper Lucki has been honing his own distinct style, rapping in a thoughtful and inward-directed mumble about serious internal…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 11:28 am

Mal Blum – “Things Still Left To Say” Video

Mal Blum, who I once called punk's greatest hidden treasure, are back with their first new music in three years, since 2015's You Look A
James Rettig | February 15, 2019 - 11:27 am

Slash Confirms Guns N’ Roses Are Working On New Music

Last week, Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus revealed that the band is planning a new album. "Slash is on tour right now," Fortus told…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 11:02 am

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

Cold Cave – “Promised Land”

Way back in 2011, the dark and heavy and gothed-out synthpop group Cold Cave released their album Cherish The Light Years. It ruled. They have't…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 10:52 am

The Anniversary

Apple Venus Volume 1 Turns 20

XTC's 1999 album, Apple Venus Volume 1, announces itself with a literal splash: Opening track "River Of Orchids" begins with the amplified sound of water…
Annie Zaleski | February 15, 2019 - 10:42 am

Hear Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Track “For Real”

The second posthumous Tom Petty collection, The Best Of Everything, is coming out in a couple weeks. It's a career-spanning greatest hits album that includes…
James Rettig | February 15, 2019 - 10:29 am

Wet – “Old Bone” Video & “Trust No Man”

Last year, the Boston trio Wet, who specialize in an exceedingly calm and reassuring blur of R&B and pillowy rock, released their deeply soothing Still
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 10:26 am

Premiere

Dexter Story – “Gold” (Feat. Sudan Archives)

Dexter Story is a Los Angeles-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader who's worked with Madlib, Kamasi Washington, Carlos Niño, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, and more. After sitting…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 10:22 am
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