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

A lot of new releases you can listen to today… V. by Wooden Shjips, our Album Of The Week. DAYTONA by Pusha-T, which we reviewed…
Scott Lapatine | 5:50 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In the unexpectedly stiff competition for the title of "week's best rap video from a badass woman that visually quotes Kill Bill, Vol. 1, Cardi…
Tom Breihan | 5:02 pm

Bon Iver’s Manager Kyle Frenette Withdraws From Congressional Race

Bon Iver's manager Kyle Frenette has withdrawn his candidacy to represent Wisconsin's 7th district in Congress, he announced on Friday. In a statement…

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, which means that soon we will have to figure out what THEE song of the summer is. Polls won't be open for…
Stereogum | 4:48 pm

Nicki Minaj Says She’s In A Relationship With Eminem

UPDATE: JK, she's not. "Sources close to Minaj" tell TMZ that's she was just joking and "there's nothing romantic" between Nicki Minaj and Eminem. …

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Pusha-T Daytona

Thirty-six seconds into Daytona, Pusha-T's new seven-song album, something becomes abundantly clear: Kanye West still knows how to produce rap music. That wasn't a given.
Tom Breihan | 1:17 pm

Travis Scott Honors Survivors Of Texas School Shooting At Houston Rockets Game: Watch

Travis Scott, a Houston native, is a big Houston Rockets fan. He's been at every home game of the NBA Western Conference Finals, in which…
Peter Helman | 12:58 pm

Sounding Board

10 Unique Acts To See At Primavera 2018

The lineup of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival is always stacked. It's one of the best-booked festivals in the world, always boasting an impressive and diverse…
Ryan Leas | 12:57 pm

XTC’s Andy Partridge Announces First New Solo Recordings In 8 Years

Other than a 2013 collaboration with Slapp Happy's Peter Blegvad, XTC mastermind Andy Partridge hasn't put out a record since 2010's Powers, a sci-fi-inspired set…
Chris DeVille | 12:55 pm

Mommy Long Legs – “Bridezilla”

The Seattle band Mommy Long Legs has been around for a bit now, amassing a tape, an EP, and a 7" since they started releasing…
James Rettig | 12:39 pm

The Anniversary

Sketches For My Sweetheart The Drunk Turns 20

"This is the half-light, see me as I am."
Patrick Lyons | 12:35 pm

James Comey Sings Beyoncé On Conan

Oh no there's now a video of James Comey just-barely singing Beyoncé's "Sandcastles." The former FBI director recently guested on Conan to talk about his…

R+R=NOW – “Resting Warrior”

Wynton Marsalis could learn a thing or two from R+R=NOW. For years now, people like pianist Robert Glasper, saxophonist Terrace Martin, and trumpeter Christian Scott…
Peter Helman | 11:39 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – May 2018

Repertory can be a fraught subject in jazz. Obviously, there are artists whose compositions have become standards, re-interpreted by artist after artist over the decades.
Phil Freeman | 11:30 am

Anohni – “Miracle Now”

Anohni shared a new song today called "Miracle Now." It's a part of her sound and video installation and retrospective opening at Kunsthal Nikolaj in…

Hatchie – “Bad Guy”

After playing in local Aussie bands like Babaganouj and Go Violet for years, Brisbane musician Harriette Pillbeam started making sweet, sparkling, '90s-indebted dream-pop on her…
Peter Helman | 11:04 am

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover Gillian Welch’s “Everything Is Free”

Courtney Barnett recently released her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, and the Australian musician went on The Tonight Show last week to
James Rettig | 11:01 am

Post Pink – “You Real”

Back in 2016, the Baltimore-based band Post Pink released I Believe You, OK, an excellent tape built around snarling hooks and nervy rhythms. They've been…
James Rettig | 10:44 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Jan And Dean’s “Surf City”

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 | 10:31 am

Will Smith, Diplo, And Nicky Jam Made A World Cup Anthem

The World Cup is coming to Russia this summer, and tournament organizers FIFA have just unveiled the tournament's official song, which doesn't even sound remotely…
Tom Breihan | 10:17 am

Watch Anderson .Paak Bring Wild Energy To His Kimmel Performance

If you've ever seen Anderson .Paak live -- and given his busy festival-season schedule the past few years, there's a good chance you have --…
Tom Breihan | 9:48 am

Stream Jenny Hval’s The Long Sleep EP And “Spells” Video

Jenny Hval is releasing her very good new The Long Sleep EP today. We've only heard one song from it, "Spells," in advance, though we…
James Rettig | 9:07 am

YG – “Big Bank” (Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Nicki Minaj)

This is obviously a huge fucking morning for rap music, with entire new albums from Pusha-T and A$AP Rocky out there in the world. If…
Tom Breihan | 8:44 am

Stream A$AP Rocky’s New Album Testing

After the 2015 release of A$AP Rocky's At.Long.Last.A$AP, the rapper laid low -- sharing a few one-off singles, picking up a feature here and there,…
Julia Gray | 12:08 am

Jorja Smith – “February 3rd”

"Get It Together" was one of the best tracks on Drake's 2017 playlist More Life, thanks to its two relatively unknown featured artists: African house…
Julia Gray | 12:03 am

Stream Pusha-T’s New Album DAYTONA Produced By Kanye West

Pusha-T -- the hyphen is back, baby! -- has been teasing an album called King Push for nearly four years now. At one point, it…
Peter Helman | 12:00 am

Spotify To Promote XXXTentacion Again After Backlash

Spotify announced a new policy against "Hate Content & Harmful Conduct" earlier this month, under which the music-streaming service stopped including artists guilty of misconduct…
Julia Gray | May 24, 2018 - 9:25 pm

James Blake – “Don’t Miss It”

James Blake released the transfixing "If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead" in January, and since then contributed to Jay Rock's "King's Dead." Today he…
Julia Gray | May 24, 2018 - 7:11 pm
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