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All I Want For Christmas Is No More Covers Of “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

If "half a billion views on YouTube" is any criteria to go by, there's really only one candidate for a modern Christmas standard, and by…
Nate Patrin | December 17, 2018 - 11:43 am

Lil Uzi Vert’s Nardwuar Interview Did Not Go Well

Most musicians seem to be extremely psyched when Nardwuar, the veteran Vancouver video interviewer, wants to speak to them. This makes sense. He researches his…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 11:18 am


William Tyler – “Call Me When I’m Breathing Again”

Guitarist William Tyler, of Silver Jews and Lambchop, is gearing up to release Goes West, the follow-up to 2016's lush instrumental LP Modern Country. We've…
Julia Gray | December 17, 2018 - 10:29 am

Stream Pissed Jeans Side Project Fine Jewelers’ Intense New EP

Philadelphia resident Matt Korvette is a man worthy of your attention. He dresses nicely. He's very funny on Twitter and in Kurt Vile's "Loading Zones"
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 10:25 am


Baths – “Clarence Difference”

Will Wiesenfeld has been recording gooey, melodic electronic pop for years now, whether as Baths or under the auspices of his ambient side project Geotic.
Peter Helman | December 17, 2018 - 10:04 am

Wrecking Crew Bassist Joe Osborn Dead At 81

Joe Osborn, legendary session bassist and part of the Los Angeles studio-musician group that came to be known as the Wrecking Crew, has died. Variety
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 10:01 am

Hear The Beastie Boys Interviewed By Marc Maron On WTF

This past fall, surviving Beastie Boys members Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz -- Mike D and the King Ad-Rock -- published their Beastie Boys Book,…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 9:29 am

Watch Minus The Bear Play Their Last Show Ever

It's not the mid-'00s anymore, and the world finds new ways to remind us of this everyday. This past summer, Minus The Bear, one of…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 9:03 am

Offset Interrupts Cardi B Onstage: “TAKE ME BACK CARDI”

Cardi B and Offset are going through a pretty public breakup right now. Cardi announced the split via Instagram earlier this month. Since then, Offset's…
Julia Gray | December 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson, & Sean Ono Lennon Play SNL

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson performed on last night's Matt Damon-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. Ronson played guitar while Cyrus sang their collaborative track…
Julia Gray | December 16, 2018 - 12:34 pm

SNL Did An Entire Sketch About Whether Weezer Suck Now

Matt Damon hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live and played a ride-or-die Weezer fan in one of the sketches. It starts with him…
Julia Gray | December 16, 2018 - 11:54 am

Kanye West Responds To Ariana Grande, Says He’s Been Off His Meds For 6 Months

Kanye West reignited his feud with Drake during a lengthy tweetstorm on Thursday, venting his frustrations and claiming that Drake threatened him and his family.
Peter Helman | December 15, 2018 - 2:41 pm

Watch Duster Play Their First Show In 18 Years

Duster, your favorite indie band's favorite indie band, are back in action. Formed in 1996, Duster released only two albums and one EP before dissolving…
Peter Helman | December 15, 2018 - 11:06 am

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

We are still going strong with year-end lists, essays, and interviews. Check out the 2018 In Review archive to see what you might've missed. One…
Scott Lapatine | December 14, 2018 - 5:42 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This is it, folks. This is the final Five Best Songs list of 2018. We will pick back up again in 2019, and we thank…
Stereogum | December 14, 2018 - 4:51 pm

Jered Threatin’s First Interview Not With Himself: Metal Con Man Tells His Side Of The Story

You may already be familiar with the story of Threatin. Last month, a California metalhead named Jered Eames, aka Threatin, achieved a dubious form of…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 4:08 pm

angelic milk – “Acid & Coca-Cola”

Angelic milk come from St. Petersburg, Russia, and they make a version of pop music that's so bright and loud and disorienting that it sometimes…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2018 - 1:25 pm

2018 In Review

The Year Of Subverted Archetypes, From Be The Cowboy To “God Is A Woman”

For the past six years, men have dominated the Grammys to a depressing degree. Earlier this year, a study found that from 2012 to 2017…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2018 - 1:15 pm

2018 In Review

The Best & Worst Covers Of 2018

I know this year's been kind of exhausting music-wise. It's been exhausting everything-wise, but stopping to think about how music felt just dredged up nothing…
Nate Patrin | December 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm

GFOTY – “Boy Next Door”

The dark horse contender for the best PC Music affiliate is back: GFOTY has just released a new track called "Boy Next Door." It's been…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 1:09 pm

Palehound, Sidney Gish, Worriers, & More Cover Magnetic Fields On You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute To 69 Love Songs

69 Love Songs is ambitious all by itself. A few dozen songs from anyone would be a significant feat no matter what, but part of…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 12:20 pm

Teyana Taylor – “Gonna Love Me (Remix)” (Feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon) Video

We named Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-produced album K.T.S.E. one of the 50 Best Albums Of The Year, and today the Harlem-bred artist has released a…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 11:57 am

2018 In Review

A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships: 27 Memorable Music Tweets From 2018

A lot happened in the year of our lord 2018, and a lot of it happened on Twitter. Beefs were had: Ariana Grande and Piers…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 11:49 am

M.I.A. – “Reload” Video

A new documentary about M.I.A., MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A., came out earlier this year. During the end credits of the film, an unreleased song…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 11:43 am

Rock Hall Aficionado John Mulaney Breaks Down This Year’s Class Of John Varvatos Pirates

John Mulaney loves the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Early this year, during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Mulaney called the…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 11:24 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Shocking Blue’s “Venus”

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 | December 14, 2018 - 11:22 am

Watch Pistol Annies Kick Ass On Seth Meyers

Hey, guess who rules! Pistol Annies! The Nashville super-trio of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, and Angaleena Presley made Interstate Gospel my favorite country album of…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2018 - 10:52 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Bombs Away” & “Lost Lenore”

French musician and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg released a fantastic album called Rest at the tail-end of 2017. It was her first album in seven years,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 14, 2018 - 10:25 am

2018 In Review

The Best Hardcore Albums Of 2018

One of the best moments I witnessed at this year’s Damaged City, the DIY punk festival in our nation’s capital, came when Wildhoney, a Baltimore…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2018 - 10:14 am

Saba – “Where It’s At”

Saba continues his weekly song drops with another new one, "Where It's At" (sadly, not a Beck cover), which follows on the heels of a…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 10:08 am
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