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On Songs For You, Tinashe Takes Matters Into Her Own Hands

There was a time when Tinashe's momentum felt unstoppable. "2 On," the R&B singer and dancer's 2014 breakthrough single, was one of those hits so…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Here Are More Details On Kanye West’s Opera Nebuchadnezzar

Earlier this week, along with teasing a sequel to his full-fledged Christian rap album Jesus Is King involving Dr. Dre., Kanye West announced his first
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 3:39 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Coldplay Everyday Life

When was the last time Coldplay released a truly great album?
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Bon Iver – “Naeem” Video

Bon Iver haven't released an official music video since "Towers" in 2012, but they've got one today for i,i highlight "Naaem." Its arrival is timely…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 10:14 am

Maggie Rogers – “Love You For A Long Time”

Maggie Rogers has built quite the career for herself, going from viral phenom to Best New Artist nominee in just over three years. In the…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 9:37 am

Coldplay Share “Daddy” Video & Scott Hutchison Cowrite “Champion Of The World”

Coldplay previewed "Daddy," a tender ballad from their imminent double album Everyday Life, in a teaser clip last week. Today the whole song is out,…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2019 - 12:04 pm

Weaves – “Internet Tears” Video

Much of Weaves' appeal has always been the Toronto Band To Watch's deconstructed approach to indie rock, but they've never sounded as broken-down as they…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Sounding Board

Winners, Losers, & Big Surprises In The 2020 Grammy Nominations

The 2020 Grammy nominations are out, and there's a lot to discuss. Let's work our way through the big storylines.
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2019 - 10:49 am

The National Performing High Violet In Full At Homecoming 2020: See The Full Lineup

Back in 2018, the National threw their first ever Homecoming festival, bringing a lineup of likeminded indie rockers to the Cincinnati riverfront alongside Bryce Dessner's…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Rentals – “Forgotten Astronaut”

On election day, the Rentals -- former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp's longstanding pop-rock project -- announced a new double album called Q36. Upon sharing lead…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 10:38 am

Destroyer – “It Just Doesn’t Happen” Video

Dan Bejar is blessing the world with a new Destroyer album called Have We Met on the final day of January. October's impeccable lead single…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 10:00 am

Interview

The Negotiator

David Bazan is crying while driving. Many scenes in the new documentary Strange Negotiations find the once and future Pedro The Lion frontman alone, steering…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 9:30 am

Hot Snakes – “Checkmate”

John Reis and Rick Froberg's great post-Drive Like Jehu project Hot Snakes has historically been one of the world's most reliable purveyors of angry, pulverizing…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 9:19 am

Yo La Tengo – “Eight Candles”

One of the most fun traditions in indie rock is Yo La Tengo throwing a concert every night of Hannukah, a practice that began at…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 9:02 am

HAIM – “Hallelujah” Video (Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)

Haim have a Leonard Cohen cover and a track called "Hallelujah" out this week, but they're not the same song. For the Hannukah+ compilation, a…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2019 - 12:07 pm

Comments from Chris DeVille

Or maybe the dreaded "visualizer"
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November 21, 2019 on Bon Iver – “Naeem” Video
Those were just "lyric videos"
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November 21, 2019 on Bon Iver – “Naeem” Video
Honestly Ryan and I (the resident National stans) spent way too much time debating which of their albums would make it on the list — we felt like there was a strong case for High Violet, Trouble Will Find Me, AND Sleep Well Beast
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November 20, 2019 on The National Performing High Violet In Full At Homecoming 2020: See The Full Lineup
That is directly quoted in this article. Better luck next time, StupidAsshole!
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November 14, 2019 on Luke Combs, King Of The Country Music Average Joes
I totally forgot these bands toured together in '99. Foo Fighters bailed on the Columbus date (which I attended) because they partied too hard the night before. Muse opened. What a time!
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November 13, 2019 on Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers To Headline Boston Calling 2020
One of the dumbest comments I've seen on this site tbh
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November 12, 2019 on Big Thief Are Already Legends
Also I could have sworn I saw somebody drinking wine direct from the bottle and it turns out I did https://twitter.com/HumbleMumble/status/1194262296253599745
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November 12, 2019 on Big Thief Are Already Legends
Welcome to town! Where did you move from? I skipped past the bar due to long lines and now, with the knowledge of the $5 bourbons, I greatly regret it.
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November 12, 2019 on Big Thief Are Already Legends
It definitely sounds like Caracara
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November 7, 2019 on Fireworks – “Demitasse”
I omitted her because her song with Owl City was huge
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November 7, 2019 on The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s
I don't remember where I read this yesterday but it appears you're right, so I'm just removing that sentence. Thanks!
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November 7, 2019 on The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s
Well, two albums deep anyway.
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November 7, 2019 on The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s
I really like that list!
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November 7, 2019 on Artist Of The Decade: Kendrick Lamar
When blogging this I didn't even make the connection about how Michael died on Christmas day and then someone made a Christmas movie out of his music
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November 6, 2019 on Hear George Michael’s Previously Unreleased “This Is How (We Want You To Get High)”