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Stream Headie One And Fred again..’s GANG Mixtape Feat. Jamie xx, FKA twigs, & Sampha

British drill rapper Headie One has teamed up with producer Fred again... for a new mixtape called GANG. It features contributions from Jamie xx, FKA…
James Rettig | April 3, 2020 - 12:04 am

Drake – “Toosie Slide”

Drake, who has somehow successfully managed to capitalize on every trend for over a decade now, is naturally big on TikTok. He's had songs go…
James Rettig | April 3, 2020 - 12:00 am

Fiona Prine Shares Update On John Prine’s Health

Last week, John Prine was hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms. His wife Fiona has just shared an update, saying that he is still "very ill" and…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 11:37 pm

Watch Ben Gibbard Pay Tribute To Adam Schlesinger By Covering Fountains Of Wayne

Yesterday, Adam Schlesinger passed away due to complications from coronavirus. We reflected on his career a lot today, from 11 of his lesser-known songs to…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 10:20 pm

Here’s A Metalcore Cover Of Joe Exotic’s “Here Kitty Kitty”

Besides our looming end-times pandemic, Tiger King is all that anyone can talk about as of late. Titular king Joe Exotic is currently serving a…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 9:42 pm

YNW Melly Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Jail, Filing Motion For Restricted Release

YNW Melly has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus in Broward County Jail. The rapper is currently awaiting trial there for a double murder charge that…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 9:20 pm

The Weeknd Co-Wrote An Episode Of American Dad

The Weeknd just released a new album, After Hours, and it's been doing pretty well. He scored his fourth #1 album and knocked Roddy Ricch…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 6:52 pm

Katie Dey – “Taxi Ride” (Tori Amos Cover)

A couple years ago, Katie Dey went on a spree of posting some really great covers of songs by artists like Blonde Redhead, Portishead, the
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 4:57 pm

Troye Sivan – “Take Yourself Home”

It's been two years since Troye Sivan's last album, Bloom, but the Australian pop star has kept busy in that time, mostly playing back-up to…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 3:20 pm

Nick Thorburn Says He’s Working On Three New Islands Albums, Performs Two New Songs On The Best Show

Nick Thorburn was a guest on the most recent episode of The Best Show, which is still rolling along for now despite the pandemic. Host…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 2:53 pm

Preview A New Tame Impala & The Streets Collaboration

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has a new collaboration coming with the Streets, the project of the UK rapper Mike Skinner. Skinner posted a quick teaser…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 2:20 pm

Grimes Shares “You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around” Green Screen So You Can Make Your Own Music Video

Grimes loves to see what people can create with the work that she puts out. The musician constantly shares fanart on her Instagram -- if…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 1:31 pm

Waxahatchee – “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings” (Caroline Polachek Cover)

If you were watching Katie Crutchfield and Kevin Morby's most recent Instagram Live stream on the eve of the release of Waxahatchee's Saint Cloud like…
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 1:08 pm

Roger Waters – “The Right To Live In Peace” (Victor Jara Cover)

Peace is one of Roger Waters' favorite subjects. He's one of the most outspoken celebrity supporters of Palestine, he regularly speaks up for political causes.
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 11:10 am

Bad History Month – “A Survey Of Cosmic Repulsion”

Last month, Boston mainstay Sean Sprecher announced his latest album as Bad History Month, Old Blues, with the rambling and impressive 13-minute single "Waste Not."
James Rettig | April 1, 2020 - 10:42 am

Comments from James Rettig

Indeed, have taken that out for Tom.
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April 2, 2020 on Turbo, Gunna, & Young Thug – “Quarantine Clean”
Whoops, an oversight! In there now
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March 31, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Yves Tumor Heaven To A Tortured Mind
i also drove a saturn ion (icy blue) during this era, fun car
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March 30, 2020 on I Will Be Turns 10
the 2010s didn't happen
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March 3, 2020 on Sonic Boom – “Just Imagine”
Ay I actually mostly agree with you! I hope it didn't come across like I take this stuff suuuper seriously. I find most of it pretty funny, but it'd be disingenuous not to talk about it at all
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February 19, 2020 on Premature Evaluation: Grimes Miss Anthropocene
We'll certainly be talking more about it when the whole thing is out in May
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February 18, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Kamaiyah Got It Made
Joel Little was such a dweeb during this whole thing, always saying yes to the worst ideas... maybe that's just what they chose to show in the doc tho... I feel like the one scene they showed with Jack A had him like shooting down half her lines for "Getaway Car" to get her to do better..
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February 3, 2020 on Miss Americana Attempts To Reaffirm And Redefine Taylor Swift’s Good Girl Image. It Doesn’t Totally Fail.
Bands have grasped for less!
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January 29, 2020 on Little Dragon – “Hold On”
Yeah, this ^ You don't get something like "Prior Things" on Painted Shut, though I do think most days that's probably my favorite Hop Along album.
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January 29, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Frances Quinlan Likewise
woops, y'all got me stressed out about Destroyer! also everyone chill- Have We Met will get a PE later in the week
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January 28, 2020 on Album Of The Week: Frances Quinlan Likewise
Busy working the Grammys while Gabriela eats corn, studies, and votes for Bernie! ;)
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January 26, 2020 on Grammys 2020: Winners List & Comment Party