MTV Looking To Hold VMAs At Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

MTV is apparently looking into the possibility of holding the 36th annual Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this summer, according to…
James Rettig | May 28, 2020 - 6:57 pm

Matty Healy Deactivates His Twitter After Backlash Over George Floyd Tweet

Matty Healy, frontman of the divisive UK band the 1975, has deactivated his Twitter after facing backlash for a tweet about George Floyd, the 46-year-old…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 5:43 pm

Flatbush Zombies – “iamlegend”

Brooklyn rap trio Flatbush Zombies released the Tech N9ne collab "Monica" last year. And today they've announced a new EP called now, more than ever,…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 4:11 pm

Grimes Is Selling A Piece Of Her Soul

Grimes is selling her soul. Literally. Starting today, Bloomberg reports, she's exhibiting her first fine art show online on Gallery Platform Los Angeles (5/28-6/3) and…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 3:36 pm

Colin Stetson – “Awake You Sleepy Hearts” (Feat. David Thewlis)

Colin Stetson has long had a reputation as a singular, versatile musician, having built his name up by having one foot in avant-garde sax compositions…
Ryan Leas | May 28, 2020 - 2:16 pm

Ben Gibbard – “Proxima B” & “Filler” (Minor Threat Cover)

Ever since the coronavirus quarantine started in March, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has been doing his part to help keep people sane.
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Jyoti – “This Walk” & “The Cowrie Waltz”

Georgia Anne Muldrow has been releasing remarkable jazzy hip-hop soul music for years, recently under her own name and as G&D with life partner Dudley…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Hater – “Sift”

Jangly quartet Hater were supposed to be on tour with their fellow Swedes in the Radio Dept. this month. Obviously, that's not happening right now.
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist – “1985”

Hey, some good news! Freddie Gibbs is one of our greatest rappers. The Alchemist is one of our greatest producers. Both of them do amazing…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Rosalía & Travis Scott – “TKN”

We've been seeing a lot of pop-superstar team-ups in recent weeks, but this latest one might be special. Rosalía, the young Catalan flamenco-pop mutant, has…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 12:04 pm

Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, Ben Gibbard Set For Washington COVID-19 Relief Concert

Famous Seattle natives and residents are banding together to raise money for the COVID-19 relief effort. The Seattle Times reports that Pearl Jam, Ben Gibbard,…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 11:24 am

Watch Kacey Musgraves & Lil Nas X Sing Sesame Street Classics On Elmo’s New Talk Show

HBO has just fired up its long-promised HBO Max streaming service. The service has a few new exclusive originals, including The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo,…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 10:59 am

Protomartyr – “Michigan Hammers”

Protomartyr are returning this summer with the slightly delayed new album Ultimate Success Today. We've already heard "Processed By The Boys" and "Worm In Heaven."
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 10:02 am

Muzz – “Knuckleduster”

Muzz, Interpol frontman Paul Banks' new side-project supergroup with Bonny Light Horseman's Josh Kaufman and former Walkmen drummer Matt Barrick, are about to release their…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2020 - 10:02 am

George Clanton & Nick Hexum – “Aurora Summer”

The fruitful creative partnership between vaporwave maestro George Clanton and 311 frontman Nick Hexum continues. The unlikely pairing has already yielded four fascinating, rewarding singles:…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2020 - 9:47 am

Lady Gaga & BLACKPINK – “Sour Candy”

Lady Gaga's big comeback album Chromatica, her full-strength return to pop music, was supposed to be out by now. We won't have to wait long.
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 9:19 am

Coachella Appears To Be Rescheduling For 2021

Back in March, shortly after the coronavirus pandemic started to make its impact on American life, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice rescheduled the festival. Coachella, originally set
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2020 - 8:57 am

Carly Rae Jepsen Made A Quarantine Album Too

Carly Rae Jepsen just released Dedicated Side B, a collection of outtakes from last year's Dedicated. But that might not be the only new material…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2020 - 10:23 pm

The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak & Dave 1) – “Give Love To Get Some” (Feat. Leven Kali)

Real-life brothers A-Trak, of Duck Sauce and A-Trak fame, and Dave 1, of Chromeo fame, have teamed up for a new song under the name…
James Rettig | May 27, 2020 - 2:29 pm

Real Estate – “Name” (Goo Goo Dolls Cover)

If your song was on MTV in the fall of 1995, I thought it was cool by default. I had just entered sixth grade, and…
Chris DeVille | May 27, 2020 - 1:49 pm

CARM – “Already Gone” (Feat. Yo La Tengo’s Georgia Hubley & Ira Kaplan)

CJ Camerieri, co-founder of the contemporary classical ensemble yMusic and the trumpet/French horn ringer who's worked with people like Bon Iver, Paul Simon, the National,…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Gunna’s Prettified Psychedelic Trap Music

Trap music is, in a lot of ways, about numbness. Much of the time, the rappers from the dominant Atlanta rap strain are talking about…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2020 - 12:30 pm

Stream The Soft Pink Truth’s Crust Punk Covers Album Am I Free To Go?

For more than 20 years, Drew Daniel has been making playful and conceptual dance music as one half of the Baltimore-based duo Matmos. Ever since…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2020 - 11:56 am

Skullcrusher – “Day Of Show”

You probably expect an artist named Skullcrusher to sound a certain way. Skullcrusher does not sound that way. Instead, Skullcrusher is the project of LA-based…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2020 - 11:44 am

Mal Devisa – “Raw As The Hands Of The Sun”

What we've heard from Deja Carr's Mal Devisa project has been sporadic but immensely satisfying. Her last album, Shade And The Little Creature, came out…
James Rettig | May 27, 2020 - 11:32 am

Bad Moves – “Cape Henlopen”

Bad Moves are a punky indie-pop band from Washington, DC, and they released an extremely fun debut album called Tell No One a couple of…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2020 - 11:19 am

Shirley Collins – “Wondrous Love”

In 2016, the legendary British folk musician Shirley Collins re-emerged to release her first new album in 38 years, Lodestar. We won't have to wait…
James Rettig | May 27, 2020 - 11:18 am

Painted Zeros – “I Will Try”

At the end of the week, Painted Zeros are releasing their sophomore album, When You Found Forever. Project leader Katie Lau has shared two songs…
James Rettig | May 27, 2020 - 10:54 am
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