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Elizabeth Banks To Star In Movie About 1986 “Win A Date With Prince” Contest

Elizabeth Banks will star in and produce a film about the 1986 "Win A Date With Prince" contest, as Deadline reports. The film, which is…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm

Iggy Pop Eats A Hamburger

Iggy Pop appears in the music video for Death Valley Girls' "Disaster (Is What We're After)," the first single from the Los Angeles band's upcoming…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 2:41 pm

Robert Glasper Accuses Lauryn Hill Of Stealing Music, Mistreating Band

Robert Glasper went in on Lauryn Hill in a recent interview on The Madd Hatta Morning Show in Houston, as XXL points out. The musician…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Pile – “Cup”

Pile have amassed a sizable cult following since Rick Maguire started the project in the late '00s, and they've also built up a decent collection…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 11:14 am

Mudhoney – “Kill Yourself Live”

This past weekend, Mudhoney played Sub Pop's 30th anniversary weekend, which coincided with the label's release of Mudhoney's debut single, which properly kicked off the
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 10:26 am

Watch Chvrches Perform Love Is Dead Tracks For Kimmel

Scottish synth-pop trio Chvrches released their third album, Love Is Dead, earlier this year. Throughout the album cycle so far, they've appeared on The Tonight
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 10:06 am

Black Belt Eagle Scout – “Just Lie Down”

Last month, Saddle Creek Records announced that it was re-releasing Black Belt Eagle Scout's debut album, Mother Of My Children. (It originally came out on…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 10:00 am

Hear Ethan Hawke Sing Conor Oberst’s New Song “LAX” From The Juliet, Naked Soundtrack

Juliet, Naked comes out this Friday. The film is an adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel of the same name -- the same mind behind…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 5:12 pm

Kids See Ghosts, Post Malone, Lauryn Hill Playing Camp Flog Gnaw 2018

Tyler, The Creator has reliably curated a pretty damn good lineup for his annual Camp Flog Gnaw festival. It returns for its seventh year in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 3:13 pm

Stream Oh Sees’ New Album Smote Reverser

John Dwyer's perennially shifting project Oh Sees is releasing a new album, Smote Reverser, at the end of the week. It's yet another wildly ambitious…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 2:42 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Tomberlin Cover Neil Young In Her Stereogum Session

Last week, Artist To Watch Sarah Beth Tomberlin released her debut album, At Weddings. We named it our Album Of The Week because it's really,…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 1:59 pm

Lindsey Buckingham Announces North American Tour, Solo Anthology With New Songs

Lindsey Buckingham got fired from Fleetwood Mac earlier this year. Or, excuse me, he parted ways with them amicably after what Stevie Nicks said were…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Petrol Girls – “Sister” Video

The English band Petrol Girls released their debut album, Talk Of Violence, back in 2016, and they're following it up with a new EP, The
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 12:37 pm

Watch Erykah Badu In The What Men Want Trailer

What Men Want is an upcoming remake of the Nancy Meyers 2000 rom-com film What Women Want, except that the roles are reversed and Taraji…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 12:01 pm

IAN SWEET – “Hiding” Video

IAN SWEET released one of the best albums of 2016 with their debut, Shapeshifter, and today the Band To Watch -- which is once again…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 11:37 am

Comments from James Rettig

i love the Tirzah album! gonna have a lil something on it later this week
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August 7, 2018 on Album Of The Week: Tomberlin At Weddings
Everyone's ignoring the most important part of this post which is definitely the Sims videos!!!!!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk9JNaM4t0o
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August 2, 2018 on Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, & Lucy Dacus Prep Collaborative Project
I’ve had it for about a month for what it’s worth. Still hoping maybe it’ll click with me more one day
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June 15, 2018 on Premature Evaluation: SOPHIE OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES
I don’t need all bangers! I just don’t really feel like the not-bangers are layered or textured enough to justify being there. But I’m obviously glad people are finding that in this, and I want the best for SOPHIE.
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June 14, 2018 on Premature Evaluation: SOPHIE OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES
serpentwithfeet too! good week for the newbs
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June 8, 2018 on Stream Pllush’s Debut Album Stranger To The Pain
i think you just need to give it a few more listens! but maybe step away from it for a couple days and come back to it. it's definitely an album that's in it for the long haul
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June 8, 2018 on Stream Snail Mail’s Lush, One Of The Best Albums Of 2018 So Far
i gave it the amount of attention as it deserves (very little) but i just revisited and i see now that hologram cardi & rita are edited together to look like they "kiss" when they were definitely never in the same room. i stand corrected.
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June 6, 2018 on Rita Ora – “Girls” (Feat. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, & Charli XCX) Video
Trust me when I say some of us know...
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May 31, 2018 on The 1975 – “Give Yourself A Try” Video
released in France in 2014, re-released (w/ some new songs) in 2015, so neither is really accurate but i went with the earlier one
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May 24, 2018 on Christine And The Queens – “Girlfriend” Video (Feat. Dâm-Funk)
You are very right! You're not getting $5 out of me, though.
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May 24, 2018 on Barrie – “Tal Uno”
idk about that... maybe if it was a Polar and a Juul
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May 18, 2018 on Black Dresses – “IM EARTH” Video
yes! that's Gabriela and she loves favs https://twitter.com/GabrielaJuneTC/status/989504326413496320
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April 26, 2018 on Oneohtrix Point Never – “Black Snow” Video
That would be because Sarah Aarons (the Australian songwriter who did "The Middle") also co-wrote "Stay." :)
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April 24, 2018 on Zedd & Maren Morris’ “The Middle” Was Originally Recorded By Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, & Many Other Pop Stars
you right... i honestly forgot that existed, i stopped caring about Drake in 2013...fixing.
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April 16, 2018 on New Drake Album Scorpion Out In June
ah i guess that's not updated yet... i'll put the new dates in this post in a min
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April 10, 2018 on Superorganism – “Night Time” Video
i am standing by my initial opinion that it is really great, though charmingly insufferable
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March 9, 2018 on Dirty Projectors Tease New Music With Tour Announcement