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Hear Beck Perform A Prince Medley At Paisley Park

Beck was recently invited to record at Prince's legendary Paisley Park complex outside of Minneapolis. The result of those sessions is being released as an…
James Rettig | November 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm

Vince Staples, 6LACK, & Mereba – “Yo Love”

Queen & Slim comes out at the end of the month. The film was written by Lena Waithe and directed by music video director Melina…
James Rettig | November 11, 2019 - 12:32 pm

Pete Doherty Arrested Again After Release From Jail

Pete Doherty was arrested again on Sunday after he was released from another arrest that took place late last week, when he was detained for…
James Rettig | November 11, 2019 - 10:29 am

Hear Covers By Iggy Pop, Frank Black, & More From New Mose Allison Tribute Album

Later this month, Fat Possum Records is releasing If You're Going To The City, a covers tribute album to the jazz musician Mose Allison, which…
James Rettig | November 11, 2019 - 10:03 am

Adult Mom Accuse Label Tiny Engines Of Breach Of Contract Over Royalty Payments

Adult Mom has publicly accused the label Tiny Engines of breach of contract over royalty payments. The band released two albums through Tiny Engines, 2015's…
James Rettig | November 10, 2019 - 12:07 pm

Neil Young Says His Application For US Citizenship Has Been Delayed Due To His Marijuana Use

Despite being outspoken about the United States' politics for decades, Neil Young has remained a Canadian citizen. But that was all set to change this…
James Rettig | November 10, 2019 - 10:38 am

Watch Kanye West Perform During Travis Scott’s Astroworld Set

Travis Scott's Astroworld festival happened yesterday in his hometown of Houston. The event sold out before he even announced its lineup only a day before.
James Rettig | November 10, 2019 - 10:24 am

Stream Fern Mayo’s New Album Week Of Charm

We've already highlighted two tracks from Fern Mayo's excellent sophomore album, Week Of Charm -- "Echo" and "Moonwater" -- and the whole thing is out…
James Rettig | November 8, 2019 - 10:32 am

The Shins – “Waimanalo” & “Trapped By The Sea”

The musician Richard Swift died last year and a bunch of his friends and collaborators got together to launch a new 7" series, The Fug
James Rettig | November 8, 2019 - 12:07 am

Jehnny Beth – “I’m The Man”

Savages leader Jehnny Beth has a new song out today, "I'm The Man," which appears on the soundtrack for the British television show Peaky Blinders.
James Rettig | November 8, 2019 - 12:02 am

Andy Stott – “Versi”

Andy Stott has been dead quiet since his last full-length, 2016's Too Many Voices, but tomorrow the Manchester producer is releasing a new EP called…
James Rettig | November 7, 2019 - 7:37 pm

Mister Goblin – “Fix Your Face”

Sam Woodring, formerly of Two Inch Astronaut, is releasing his debut full-length as Mister Goblin, Is Path Warm?, at the end of the month. We've…
James Rettig | November 7, 2019 - 6:35 pm

Watch FKA Twigs Cover “Summertime” At Maida Vale

FKA Twigs is releasing her new album, MAGDALENE, on Friday -- it's our reigning Album Of The Week. She recently performed a session at London's…
James Rettig | November 6, 2019 - 3:52 pm

Advance Base – “Sweet Old World” (Lucinda Williams Cover)

Advance Base's Owen Ashworth has recorded a cover of Lucinda Williams' "Sweet Old World," which he's been performing live on his most recent tour. Ashworth…
James Rettig | November 6, 2019 - 2:56 pm

Kevin o Chris – “Ela É do Tipo (Remix)” (Feat. Drake)

Drake has spent the decade astutely trend-hopping, as we reflected back on in our The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s piece, and…
James Rettig | November 6, 2019 - 1:30 pm

Comments from James Rettig

ahh what an embarassing typo, take away my gay card
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November 7, 2019 on Watch FKA Twigs Cover “Summertime” At Maida Vale
No EPs list (too many!) but CCFX did make my personal list of additional stuff https://twitter.com/jamsrettig/status/1191735973454983168
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November 5, 2019 on The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s
It's actually "Glass Deers" but I'll allow this
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November 5, 2019 on The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s
Yeah, we still got some comments issues unfortunately - we're working on it!
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October 30, 2019 on The Number Ones: KC & The Sunshine Band’s “I’m Your Boogie Man”
Black Christmas, Scream, It Follows, Halloween (duh), The Shining, Blair Witch Project, Candyman. Also s/o to In The Mouth Of Madness as far as slightly more obscure picks go. Too many movies!! 👻
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October 29, 2019 on The 13 Best Horror Scores Of The ’10s
Hey everyone - we're having some trouble w/ our comment filter right now. Have to manually approve everything, so if your comments are a little delayed / there are some duplicates, that is why! Hopefully will be fixed soon...
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October 28, 2019 on The Number Ones: Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke”
Yeah, for whatever reason our tab missed a couple notable releases this week... fixed now!
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October 22, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Great Grandpa Four Of Arrows
Usually if a group releases their first full-length this year they're in the running. We were covering them back then too!
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October 17, 2019 on The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019
We considered them! But decided it was sorta cheating
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October 16, 2019 on The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019
ah you're right! huh! will update
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October 7, 2019 on FKA Twigs – “Home With You” Video
Nah, other side of the state border at Commerce Bank Arts Centre, which I guess is now named after a different bank
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September 23, 2019 on Growing Up Tegan & Sara
lol i just forgot to make one up, but now i will leave it like that
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September 17, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Vivian Girls Memory
Grins Forgiveness Tears Vroom Vroom Thoughts (sorry) ??? an impossible task
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September 11, 2019 on Premature Evaluation: Charli XCX Charli
It was actually Gabriela, may she rest in peace. But we love "Sportstar"
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September 10, 2019 on Album Of The Week: (Sandy) Alex G House Of Sugar