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Watch Julia Jacklin Cover Avril Lavigne’s “I’m With You”

For the last few weeks, Australian musician Julia Jacklin has been on a North American tour in support of her latest album Crushing. While she's…
James Rettig | November 17, 2019 - 1:15 pm

Watch Harry Styles Host SNL, Debut “Watermelon Sugar”

Former One Directioner Harry Styles is releasing his sophomore solo album, Fine Line, next month. Last night, he pulled double duty as both host and…
James Rettig | November 17, 2019 - 10:07 am

Grimes – “So Heavy I Fell Through The Earth”

Grimes has released a new song, "So Heavy I Fell Through The Earth," the latest single from her upcoming album Miss_Anthropocene, which still does not…
James Rettig | November 15, 2019 - 8:35 am

Stream The Debut EP From Baio & Fort Romeau’s New Duo C.Y.M.

C.Y.M. is a new collaboration between Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio and Fort Romeau's Mike Greene. Both, naturally, have an affinity for dance music: Baio…
James Rettig | November 15, 2019 - 12:08 am

Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse – “Ninjarous” (Feat. MF Doom)

Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous struck up quite the creative partnership before Linkous' death in 2010. They recorded a collaborative full-length album together, Dark
James Rettig | November 15, 2019 - 12:06 am

Taylor Swift – “Beautiful Ghosts”

Here it is, folks, the song that Taylor Swift co-wrote with theatre maestro Andrew Lloyd Webber for Cats, the film. "Beautiful Ghosts" is the second…
James Rettig | November 15, 2019 - 12:01 am

Taylor Swift Says Scooter Braun & Scott Borchetta Are Blocking Her From Performing Her Old Songs

Earlier this year, Taylor Swift's former label Big Machine -- which was founded by Scott Borchetta -- sold her back catalog to Scooter Braun's company…
James Rettig | November 14, 2019 - 7:19 pm

Watch The 1975’s Matty Healy Join Dashboard Confessional In London

Dashboard Confessional are currently on tour in the lead-up to the project's 20th anniversary, which will be commemorated next year with an extensive tour. But…
James Rettig | November 14, 2019 - 6:16 pm

Rod Stewart Unveils Model Railroad City 23 Years In The Making

For the last 23 years, Rod Stewart has been working on a massive model railroad. The successful singer has been featured in both Railway Modeller
James Rettig | November 13, 2019 - 5:56 pm

Lou Barlow Stars In The Get Up Kids’ “Lou Barlow” Video

As the old adage goes: If you name your song after Lou Barlow, then Lou Barlow will appear in the music video for said song.
James Rettig | November 13, 2019 - 11:06 am

Upset – “Lucky Strikes Out”

Next week, Upset are putting out their self-titled sophomore album, the Los Angeles band's first new material since 2015's '76 EP. We highlighted its lead…
James Rettig | November 13, 2019 - 11:03 am

Kris Kristofferson Joins Fargo Bar Band Onstage After They Left A Note On His Tour Bus Door

Last Saturday night, Kris Kristofferson performed at the Fargo Theater in North Dakota, but he wasn't done playing after that. According to the radio station…
James Rettig | November 13, 2019 - 10:41 am

Janelle Monáe – “He’s A Tramp”

Janelle Monáe voices the character of Peg the Pekingese in the live-action adaptation of Lady And The Tramp, which premiered Disney+ today alongside the streaming…
James Rettig | November 12, 2019 - 3:46 pm

King Princess Will Be SNL’s Musical Guest On 11/23

Saturday Night Live is filling up its musical roster for the rest of the fall. First up we've got Harry Styles, who will be the…
James Rettig | November 12, 2019 - 3:20 pm

HAIM, Yo La Tengo, Flaming Lips, & More Contribute To New Compilation Hanukkah+

HAIM, Yo La Tengo, the Flaming Lips, and more are contributing to a Hanukkah compilation that's coming out later this month. It's called Hanukkah+ (not…
James Rettig | November 12, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Comments from James Rettig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmNK8R-YuEc just putting this down here for anyone that hasn't seen it yet
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November 12, 2019 on What Is Death Metal?
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