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Osheaga 2020 Lineup

The Montreal-based festival Osheaga has announced its 2020 lineup. The headliners are Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar. Other acts performing include Vampire…
James Rettig | January 27, 2020 - 5:35 pm

Watch A Teaser For The Spike Jonze Documentary Beastie Boys Story

Last night during the Grammys Award ceremony, a teaser for the Spike Jonze documentary Beastie Boys Story aired for the first time. The film, which…
James Rettig | January 27, 2020 - 3:35 pm

Everything Is Recorded – “10:51 PM / THE NIGHT” (Feat. Berwyn & Maria Somerville)

A few years ago, Richard Russell unveiled his Everything Is Recorded project in which the XL Recordings co-founder flexed his naturally impressive curatorial talents across…
James Rettig | January 27, 2020 - 2:56 pm

Watch Andy Shauf Breeze Through 3 Songs On CBS This Morning

Andy Shauf's mumbly soft-rock concept album The Neon Skyline is our reigning Album Of The Week (at least until tomorrow), and the Canadian musician was…
James Rettig | January 27, 2020 - 1:19 pm

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Wins Album Of The Year

Billie Eilish's WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? , has been named the Album Of The Year at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 11:38 pm

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish Wins Best New Artist

Billie Eilish has won the Best New Artist award at the 2020 Grammys.
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 11:27 pm

Grammys 2020: Bonnie Raitt Pays Tribute To Lifetime Achievement Award Winner John Prine

John Prine received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award this year, and he was honored during the Grammys ceremony on Sunday night with a tribute from…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 11:20 pm

Grammys 2020: Rosalía Performs “Juro Que” & “Malamente”

Rosalía leveled up in a major way with the release of El Mal Querer in 2018, and she's spent the last year putting out a…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:49 pm

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” Wins Song Of The Year

Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy" has been named the Song Of The Year at the 2020 Grammy Awards. "Bad Guy" beat out a field…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:42 pm

Here’s Why FKA Twigs Didn’t Sing In The Grammys’ Prince Tribute

If you get FKA Twigs to appear during your awards ceremony, you should probably have her sing. But during the Prince tribute at Sunday night's…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:30 pm

Grammys 2020: Aerosmith & Run-DMC Perform “Walk This Way” Without Drummer Joey Kramer

The Aerosmith performance was a big source of controversy at the Grammys this year, second only to the Grammys own problem with corruption, vote-fixing, and
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:10 pm

Grammys 2020: Lil Nas X, BTS, Nas, Billy Ray Cyrus, & Diplo Team Up As “Old Town Road All-Stars”

"Old Town Road" was the biggest song of 2019, and it got an appropriately big performance at the Grammys Award ceremony on Sunday night. Lil…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:07 pm

Tyler, The Creator Wins First Grammy For IGOR

Tyler, The Creator won his first Grammy tonight for Best Rap Album for 2019's IGOR. He brought him mom up on the stage for his…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:05 pm

Grammys 2020: Ariana Grande Performs Medley Including “My Favorite Things” Cover

Last year, Ariana Grande pulled out of the Grammys at the last minute after a disagreement with the Grammys producers over what song she would…
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 9:37 pm

Grammys 2020: Usher, Sheila E., & FKA Twigs Perform Prince Tribute

Prince got a special tribute at the Grammys award on Sunday night. Usher, Sheila E., and FKA Twigs performed a medley including "Little Red Corvette,"
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 9:09 pm

Comments from James Rettig

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
Truly just biding my time here til I can do Let Go Turns 20
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January 14, 2020 on Soccer Mommy – “circle the drain”
I mean, that's been done (as a movie) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BzFzF74asQ
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December 15, 2019 on Ghost Ship Fire TV Show Put On Hold After Protest
I mentioned them (though not by name, you're right) and linked to our Band To Watch on them!
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December 10, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Duster Duster
thank you! i've been dying on this hill since 2008
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December 10, 2019 on Now, Now – “Lonely Christmas”
bloc, what happened to you? remember pc music?
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December 5, 2019 on Alice Longyu Gao – “Rich Bitch Juice” & “Dumb Bitch Juice”
lmao yeah... it's great i need there to be lots of comments on this post so people actually maybe listen to this song
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December 5, 2019 on Porridge Radio – “Lilac” Video
That's a question for Andy! But that's what his label called it, and there's an LP coming next year.
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December 4, 2019 on 25 Great EPs From 2019
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”