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Jered Threatin’s First Interview Not With Himself: Metal Con Man Tells His Side Of The Story

You may already be familiar with the story of Threatin. Last month, a California metalhead named Jered Eames, aka Threatin, achieved a dubious form of…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 4:08 pm

2018 In Review

A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships: 27 Memorable Music Tweets From 2018

A lot happened in the year of our lord 2018, and a lot of it happened on Twitter. Beefs were had: Ariana Grande and Piers…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 11:49 am

Rock Hall Aficionado John Mulaney Breaks Down This Year’s Class Of John Varvatos Pirates

John Mulaney loves the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Early this year, during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Mulaney called the…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 11:24 am

T.I. Pays $300 Fine For Cursing In Public

T.I. has paid a $300 fine for cursing in public, TMZ reports. The rapper was arrested for assault, public drunkenness, and disorderly conduct in May…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2018 - 5:13 pm

Mac DeMarco Produced A Song For The Soundtrack To Logic’s Upcoming Book Supermarket

Logic is a big Mac DeMarco fan. The nerdy motivational rapper is such a big Mac DeMarco fan, in fact, that he had Salad Days,…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2018 - 11:30 am

Watch The Trailer For Killer Mike’s New Netflix Show Trigger Warning

In recent years, Killer Mike has emerged as a major voice on social and political issues, occasionally delivering controversial opinions as a talking head on…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm

Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Arrested For Assaulting A Cop After His House Caught Fire

Cannibal Corpse guitarist Patrick O'Brien was arrested last night for breaking into a neighbor's yard and assaulting a cop while his house burned in a…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2018 - 1:06 pm

American Football – “Silhouettes”

In 2016, 17 years after releasing their self-titled debut and 16 years after breaking up, the beloved Illinois emo band American Football finally returned with…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2018 - 9:17 am

Watch Alvvays Cover Devo In Toronto

Alvvays are in the midst of a five-night run of hometown shows at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall right now. (Snail Mail are opening.) And at…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2018 - 6:26 pm

Watch Mark Ronson & Miley Cyrus Perform “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” Live For The First Time On The Graham Norton Show

Miley Cyrus and superproducer Mark Ronson just teamed up on the new song "Nothing Breaks Like A Heart." And yesterday, they were both guests on…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Watch Yo La Tengo & Sharon Van Etten Cover The Ramones For Hanukkah

Last night was the sixth night of Hanukkah, which means it was also the sixth night of Yo La Tengo's annual eight-night run of Hanukkah
Peter Helman | December 8, 2018 - 12:05 pm

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan Responds To Calls To Censor “Fairytale Of New York”

The Pogues' Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2018 - 11:24 am

Steady Holiday – “Christmas Time Is Here” (Vince Guaraldi Trio Cover)

There's a lot of shitty Christmas music out there. But there's some good stuff too, and for my money, the very best Christmas album of…
Peter Helman | December 7, 2018 - 11:07 am

Deerhunter – “Element”

Deerhunter announced a new album called Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? at the end of October. Recorded in Marfa, Texas and produced by Welsh singer-songwriter…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2018 - 10:16 am

Lil Pump Detained For Taunting Danish Cops, Show Cancelled

Lil Pump has been detained in Denmark for taunting Danish cops, TMZ reports. Police in Copenhagen first detained the rapper and his crew because someone…
Peter Helman | December 4, 2018 - 5:20 pm

Comments from Peter Helman

Great song. Here's a fun scene from The Deuce in which James Franco is baffled by it:
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September 21, 2018 on The Number Ones: ? And The Mysterians’ “96 Tears”
And I agree with you re: the new Watchmen. Lindelof earned himself a hell of a lot of goodwill from me with the Leftovers, and he's pretty clearly a huge fan of the original.
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September 20, 2018 on Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Scoring HBO’s New Watchmen Series
I'll bite. What did you think of the new season of Bojack?
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September 20, 2018 on Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Scoring HBO’s New Watchmen Series
Free The Dongle
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September 12, 2018 on No More Free Dongle
I voted for both of those!
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August 17, 2018 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
The Aphex Twin video has an entire landscape wearing a creepy Richard D. James face!
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August 10, 2018 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
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August 7, 2018 on, Tik Tok, And The Memeification Of Music
Bruno Delbonnel, who did Inside Llewyn Davis
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July 25, 2018 on Tom Waits Cast In Coen Brothers’ The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
I hope Drake is rapping over some sick Nobuo Uematsu samples
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June 28, 2018 on Drake Shares Tracklist For Scorpion, Which Is A Double Album
Bonus bonus beat
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June 27, 2018 on The Number Ones: The Supremes’ “Where Did Our Love Go”
Does Flesh Without Blood Orange have blood orange or not???
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June 7, 2018 on Ben & Jerry’s Launches New “It’s Ice…Cream” Phish Flavor: A Roundtable
Oh I forgot about the Cores! I like the one with a fudge core. Also my favorite genre (fudgecore)
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June 7, 2018 on Ben & Jerry’s Launches New “It’s Ice…Cream” Phish Flavor: A Roundtable
We literally fought a war for the right to not care about this shit, and yet...
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May 19, 2018 on The Royal Wedding Is Being Released On Vinyl
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May 17, 2018 on The Mountain Goats-Inspired Burlesque Show Announced
Does "Pynk" kinda remind anyone else of Yaz's "Only You?"
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April 27, 2018 on Premature Evaluation: Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer
It's a well-known track from their self-titled 2008 debut, yes!
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April 25, 2018 on Watch Vampire Weekend Play Surprise Show For HQ Trivia Host
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April 18, 2018 on How Do You Do, Fellow Kids