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Torres – “Gracious Day”

The last we heard from Mackenzie Scott, who puts out music as Torres, was earlier this year when she said that she was dropped from
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 4:20 pm

Stream Ovlov’s First New Album In Five Years, Tru

Ovlov are a band, seemingly, because they need to be. After the Connecticut-bred crew released their debut album in 2013, they went through as series…
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm

Kacey Musgraves Announces North American Tour Dates

Earlier this year, Kacey Musgraves released her latest album, Golden Hour. We named it the second-best album of 2018 so far. Over the last few…
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 12:33 pm


Snow Roller – “Kings Of Hartford”

True to their name, Snow Roller are on a roll. The Portland-based band is about to release their third album in as many years, a…
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Tirzah – “Affection” Video

A few months ago, London-based musician Tirzah announced her long-in-the-works debut album, Devotion, with the excellent "Gladly." It's been a bit since we've heard from…
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 10:19 am


Black Belt Eagle Scout – “Soft Stud”

Black Belt Eagle Scout is the project of Portland-based musician Katherine Paul. She released her first self-titled EP in 2014, and her debut full-length, Mother
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 10:00 am

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Animal Flag Play Rearranged Void Ripper Songs In Stereogum Session

Earlier this year, Animal Flag released a great new album, Void Ripper. It was the band's first one recorded with a solidified lineup of musicians,…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 4:25 pm

Mac DeMarco – “Honey Moon” (Haruomi Hosono Cover)

As of late, Mac DeMarco has been livestreaming his studio sessions on a secret YouTube channel called CAM TONY. Most of the videos just consist…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 2:53 pm

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – “Don’t You Forget About Me”

Earlier this year, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs emerged from a four-year radio silence with a new track, "Leave A Light On." The British musician, born…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 1:48 pm

Childish Gambino Performs “Summertime Magic” Live For The First Time, Announces “Summertime Starts Here” Events

Earlier this week, Childish Gambino shared two new summer-themed songs, "Summertime Magic" and "Feels Like Summer." Last night, during his performance at BBK Live in…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover “Stairway To Heaven” At Reunion Tour Kickoff

Last night, the Smashing Pumpkins kicked off their Shiny And Oh So Bright reunion tour properly in Glendale, Arizona, after a warm-up show last month…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Gia Margaret – “Smoke”

Last month, Chicago-based musician Gia Margaret released "Birthday," the excellent first single from her upcoming debut album There's Always Glimmer, and today we're getting another…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 11:48 am

Stream Anna Meredith’s Score For Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade

Scottish musician Anna Meredith composed her first-ever film score for Eighth Grade. The movie, which was directed and written by Bo Burnham, follows a 13-year-old-girl…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 11:12 am

YG Arrested For Vegas Necklace Robbery

YG has been arrested and charged with felony robbery, as TMZ reports. The rapper turned himself into a Las Vegas court on Thursday after a…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 10:50 am

Dirty Projectors – “I Feel Energy” (Feat. Amber Mark)

Tomorrow, Dave Longstreth is releasing the latest Dirty Projectors album, Lamp Lit Prose, which marks a return to a more collaborative spirit compared to last…
James Rettig | July 12, 2018 - 4:02 pm

Comments from James Rettig

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
This is coming out on my literal birthday :) What a gift.
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March 7, 2018 on Beach House Detail New Album 7, Announce 2018 Tour Dates