The Script Sue James Arthur For Copyright Infringement

James Arthur -- winner of the UK's X Factor and popular British singer -- is being sued by members of the Script -- another popular…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 6:04 pm

Jay Rock Announces New Album Redemption

2018 has been a good year for Jay Rock. After a few years of guest features, he returned to the spotlight helming the excellent, now-viral…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2018 - 5:53 pm

Oh Sees – “Overthrown”

It's been five months since anything came out under one of the Oh Sees' many names, which means that John Dwyer has been slacking, at…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 5:37 pm

’80s Post-Punk Band The Scientists Announce First-Ever US Tour

Perth’s post-punk outfit the Scientists recently reunited their classic 1982 lineup of Kim Salmon, Tony Thewlis, Boris Sujdovic and Brett Rixon and have just announced…
Gil Green | May 21, 2018 - 5:23 pm

CupcakKe – “Quiz” Video

CupcakKe shared "Quiz" with us last month — her first single since January's Euphorize — and today we get its campy, Kill Bill-inspired music video.
Julia Gray | May 21, 2018 - 5:11 pm

Anticon Announces 20th Anniversary Concert Celebrating Brendon “Alias” Whitney

Earlier this year, rapper and producer Brendon "Alias" Whitney, who co-founded the collective/label Anticon, died at the age of 41. Today, a Los Angeles benefit…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm

Forest Whitaker And Johnny Depp Try To Solve Biggie’s Murder In The City Of Lies Trailer

Despite his domestic abuse allegations, Johnny Depp continues to get cast in movies, and one of his next roles is in City Of Lies. He…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 2:59 pm

Guns N’ Roses Release Never Before Seen “It’s So Easy” Video

Guns N’ Roses have dropped the previously unreleased video for "It’s So Easy" ahead of the release of the band’s absurdly expensive deluxe reissue of…
Maggie Serota / Spin | May 21, 2018 - 2:33 pm

Watch Jim James & Angel Olsen Cover Sonny & Cher At David Lynch’s Festival Of Disruption

David Lynch's Festival Of Disruption came to Brooklyn this past weekend with performances from Angel Olsen, Animal Collective, Au Revoir Simone, Flying Lotus, Jim James,…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Stream Retirement Party’s Debut Album Somewhat Literate

In the annals of definitive opening lines, there's a special place for the one that graces Retirement Party's debut album Somewhat Literate: "I think cancer's…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 2:07 pm

Future – “Walk On Minks”

Future is doing the soundtrack for Director X's upcoming Superfly remake, taking the place of Curtis Mayfield, who did the original soundtrack for the 1972…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 1:38 pm

Gotcha Covered

“Moon River” Is Having Another Moment: 8 Unlikely Covers That Got Us Here

It seems like "Moon River" is having another one of those moments -- and a kind of baffling one at that. The Henry Mancini-composed tune…
Nate Patrin | May 21, 2018 - 1:24 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen Replacing Jessie Ware At Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is still happening in Chicago later this year, as it always does, but the festival has just announced a lineup change that seems worth…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 1:23 pm

Stream Sudan Archives’ Sink EP

Last year, Sudan Archives started to generate quite a bit of buzz upon the release of her self-titled debut EP. The project of the Ohio-born,…
Ryan Leas | May 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm

Stream Conway & Sonnyjim Death By Misadventure EP

Late last year, the ridiculously hard Buffalo rapper Conway released G.O.A.T., an under-the-radar masterpiece of forbidding, merciless '90s-style boom-bap. This year, Conway and his younger…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm

Chromatics’ Johnny Jewel On Releasing Dear Tommy This Fall: “That’s The Idea, Unless I Change My Mind Again”

Last week, Chromatics released their first new song in nearly two years, "Black Walls," and announced that their much-delayed album Dear Tommy would be out…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 12:23 pm

Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood – “Save Me”

Mark Lanegan, the former Screaming Trees frontman and de facto Queen Of The Stone Age, just never stops working. These days, Lanegan comes across as…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 11:56 am

Stream Dear Nora’s Skulls Example

Skulls Example is Dear Nora's first new album in 12 years, and it feels like the project has been gone for a long time but…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 11:39 am


Bernice Are Finding Their Shape

The roots of Bernice -- an experimental pop group based in Toronto, led by vocalist/songwriter Robin Dann -- already go back a while. They began…
Ryan Leas | May 21, 2018 - 11:31 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Jimmy Soul’s “If You Wanna Be Happy”

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 | May 21, 2018 - 11:08 am


Ovlov – “Spright”

After the beloved Connecticut-bred band Ovlov released their debut album, am, back in 2013, they went through a series of temporary break-ups and offshoots, including…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 11:02 am

Tool Dedicate Rock On The Range Set To Chris Cornell

Tool were the headliners for the final night of the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 20th. As part of their…
Israel Daramola / Spin | May 21, 2018 - 10:38 am

Cardi B – “Be Careful” Video

Back in March, just before releasing her ridiculously enjoyable official debut Invasion Of Privacy, Cardi B shared "Be Careful," a precise and heartfelt relationship-rap that…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 10:29 am

Stream Macho Boys Macho Boys

Portland punks Macho Boys plays sharp, slashing, fast-as-hell hardcore. Their whole attack -- fast, rigorous, trebly, lo-fi -- explicitly recalls the early-'80s days of hardcore's…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 9:58 am

Goldfrapp – “Ocean” (Feat. Dave Gahan)

Last year, the long-running UK electro-pop duo Goldfrapp returned with Silver Eye, their first new album in four years. It ended with "Ocean," a piece…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 9:23 am
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