Beastie Boys Announce Book Tour

Next month, the Beastie Boys Book will be released. It's a memoir compiled by Ad-Rock and Mike D, with contributions from a ton of notable…
James Rettig | 10:39 am

The Beatles Announce 50th Anniversary “White Album” Reissue With Previously Unreleased Tracks

It seems like just yesterday that the Beatles' early recordings were reaching their semicentennial anniversaries, but time has rolled on, and now we're hitting the…
Chris DeVille | 10:31 am


Frog Eyes – “The Idiot’s Idiotic Storm”

Frog Eyes, the long-running Vancouver indie-rock band led by Carey Mercer, have finally called it a day. They released their final studio album, Violet Psalms,…
Peter Helman | 10:12 am

Jeff Tweedy – “Some Birds” Video

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has occasionally toured and played shows on his own, and last year, he released the solo album Together At Last, re-recording…
Peter Helman | 10:00 am


Ryley Walker On His Unlikely Dave Matthews Band Covers Album

Back in May, Ryley Walker released his fourth album Deafman Glance. It marked the most significant transformation in an already shape-shifting career, finding Walker miles…
Ryan Leas | 9:51 am

Apple Cancels Dr. Dre Series Vital Signs Because It’s Too Violent

Back in 2014, Apple made the rap titan and extremely rich man Dr. Dre even richer. That's when the tech megalith bought Beats, the headphones…
Tom Breihan | 9:38 am

SiriusXM To Acquire Pandora

In a blockbuster deal sure to shake up car audio, SiriusXM announced on Monday that it will acquire Pandora in an all-stock transaction valued at…

PJ Harvey Scoring Stage Adaptation Of All About Eve

One of the all-time great American movies is all about characters who look down on movies as an inferior form of art. 1950's All About
Tom Breihan | 9:06 am

Hear The Previously Unreleased Demo For The Clash’s “This Is England”

The Clash had a ridiculously great run; few bands have ever strung together four consecutive albums as fiery and purposeful and great as those first…
Tom Breihan | 8:45 am

Stream Young Thug’s On The Rvn EP

If you're wondering where Young Thug gets off giving his new EP basically the same name as Beyoncé and Jay-Z's co-headlining tour: Bey and Jay…
Chris DeVille | 12:36 am

Man Jailed For Pistol Whipping His Friend In Argument Over Bruno Mars Song

Over the weekend, a man in Indiana was jailed after an argument with his friend over a Bruno Mars song. According to the Indianapolis Star,…
Julia Gray | September 23, 2018 - 8:23 pm

Watch Kanye West & Saint Throw First Pitch At Cubs-White Sox Game

Kanye West has been keeping busy since releasing an album a week in June. He shared a surprise single "XTCY," appeared on Kimmel, creative directed…
Julia Gray | September 23, 2018 - 5:18 pm

Drake Says He Postponed Miami Shows Because He Was Sick, Not Due To “Production Issues”

Drake and Migos hit a bit of a speed bump on Friday in the form of a series of alleged "production issues" forcing the rappers…
Rob Arcand / Spin | September 23, 2018 - 4:46 pm

Jack White Helps Restore House From The Outsiders

As we all know, Jack White loves old things and preserving the past. And so, as The Portland Press Herald reports, he's helping to restore…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm

Beto O’Rourke Could Be The First Candidate For US Senate To Reference The Clash In A Debate

Beto O’Rourke might just be the coolest candidate in US Senate history. It’s a well-known fact that he grew up playing in punk bands with…
Rob Arcand / Spin | September 22, 2018 - 3:16 pm

Sam Smith Was A No-Show At iHeartRadio Music Festival “Due To Unforeseen Circumstances Which Transpired After Rehearsal”

Sam Smith, who was slated to perform Friday night (9/21) at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival, announced around 9 PM PT, after the show had…
Katie Atkinson / Billboard | September 22, 2018 - 12:44 pm

Johnny Marr – “Jeopardy”

Former Smiths guitar hero Johnny Marr released a new solo album, Call The Comet, back in June. And today, just after kicking off a North…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 12:38 pm

Hear Grimes’ Theme Song For The New Netflix Series Hilda

Lately, Grimes has mostly been in the news for non-musical reasons: her relationship with tech billionaire Elon Musk, a weird, convoluted feud between the two…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Cat Power Says Her New Album Was Rejected By Matador Who Wanted Her To Sound Like Adele

Cat Power's upcoming album Wanderer, her first album since 2012's Sun, is coming out on Domino Records. That makes it her first album in 22…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 11:55 am

Millie Bobby Brown Calls Haters “Weird” For Criticizing Friendship With Drake

Millie Bobby Brown will not let haters discount her relationship with Drake. When the 14-year-old actress revealed her close friendship with rapper Drake, people were…
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | September 22, 2018 - 11:10 am

Dickey Betts’ Brain Surgery Was A Success

Earlier this week, Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts was in critical condition following a "freak accident" at his home. The 74-year-old reportedly "slipped and…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 11:04 am

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

This week we celebrated album anniversaries from Kings Of Leon, Talk Talk, and Cat Power. We talked to the Other Years, Goo Goo Dolls, Tigers
Scott Lapatine | September 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Happy anniversary to Goo Goo Dolls' Dizzy Up The Girl! To commemorate the occasion, we interviewed the band's frontman John Rzeznik. You're welcome! Now dive…
Stereogum | September 21, 2018 - 5:21 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Someone involved in 2 Chainz' video for the Drake/Quavo collab "Bigger Than You" really glued an Angry Amish Roadkill beard onto a small child's face…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 4:56 pm

Drake Postpones Even More Shows

Drake and Migos' Aubrey And The Three Migos Tour is facing further challenges. Two shows in Miami have been postponed -- they were supposed to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 21, 2018 - 4:30 pm

Miss World – “Don’t U Wanna Be Me Sometime?” Video

London garage rocker Natalie Chahal has got herself a pretty good gimmick going as Miss World, a more-superficial-than-meets-the-eye persona informed by Instagram and reality TV.
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2018 - 3:52 pm

SOB x RBE – “Made It”

Bay Area rap collective SOB x RBE may or may not be disbanding. In a since-deleted Instagram post on Wednesday, crew member Yhung T.O announced…
Peter Helman | September 21, 2018 - 2:44 pm

Sounding Board

The Crying Of Lot 55: The Unsolved Mysteries And Alternate Realities Of Andrew W.K.

Let's start now. Or as close to now as can be defined in this conversation, between the time and place I am in as I…
Michael Nelson | September 21, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2018

Pianist and composer Randy Weston died on September 1, at 92. His playing style was strongly influenced by folks like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Earl…
Phil Freeman | September 21, 2018 - 2:01 pm

In Utero Came Out 25 Years Ago Today — Here’s An Amusing Video Of College Students Reviewing It At The Time

The third and final Nirvana album, In Utero, turns 25 today -- we did an Anniversary piece on it when it turned 20. On this…
James Rettig | September 21, 2018 - 1:39 pm
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