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H.E.R. – “Racks” (Feat. YBN Cordae)

R&B singer-songwriter Gabi Wilson, aka H.E.R., picked up a couple of Grammys earlier this year, and at the BET Awards this weekend, she won another…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2019 - 1:16 pm

Oh Sees – “Henchlock”

Welcome to the Oh Sees, bitch. Oh Sees, the prolific California garage-rock institution led by John Dwyer, are following up last year's Smote Reverser with…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2019 - 11:16 am

Summer Cannibals – “Behave”

Portland rockers Summer Cannibals are returning this week with Can't Tell Me No, their fourth album and their first for Tiny Engines. The band recorded…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2019 - 10:42 am

Dave Grohl & Josh Homme Chat About Billie Eilish, Work On New Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Dave Grohl is already on the record as a Billie Eilish fan. "My daughters are obsessed with Billie Eilish," the Foo Fighters frontman said in
Peter Helman | June 23, 2019 - 9:08 pm

Peter Buck Makes Surprise Appearance For R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: Me? Podcast Taping At Clusterfest

R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills guested on an episode of R U Talkin’ R.E.M. Re: Me?, comedians Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott's R.E.M.-centric podcast, a couple…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2019 - 8:36 pm

Watch Cardi B Open The 2019 BET Awards

The 2019 BET Awards are being held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles tonight. Actress Regina Hall is hosting, and the ceremony will feature…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2019 - 8:16 pm

Is This Film Of A 14-Year-Old Louis Armstrong?

A jazz journalist has discovered old film footage that he believes features a teenaged, pre-fame Louis Armstrong. James Karst tells NPR that he stumbled into…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2019 - 3:56 pm

Watch Lana Del Rey Sing Her Sublime Cover Live For The First Time

Lana Del Rey turned 34 on Friday. Happy birthday, Lana! Yesterday, she celebrated with a show at Malahide Castle near Dublin, Ireland. And midway through…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2019 - 10:53 am

Snail Mail Releases Simlish Version Of “Pristine”

If you've ever played The Sims, you'll recognize the comfortingly meaningless tones of Simlish, the nonsense language that all the characters in the games speak.
Peter Helman | June 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm

Watch Tim Heidecker & Weyes Blood Cover “Let It Be”

Comedian Tim Heidecker has a side gig as a satirical 1970s-style singer-songwriter, and he recently released an entire fake breakup album called What The Brokenhearted
Peter Helman | June 21, 2019 - 10:43 am

Watch Metallica Cover The Stone Roses In Manchester

Metallica have a tradition. At pretty much every one of their gigs in recent years, bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett take the spotlight…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2019 - 2:59 pm

Migos – “Stripper Bowl”

On the Monday after the Super Bowl in Atlanta, Quality Control Music, the record label that reps Migos and Lil Baby, threw a huge party…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2019 - 11:30 am

Twen – “Damsel” Video

Twen started out as Boston punks and ended up as Nashville indie-rockers. The duo of Jane Fitzsimmons and Ian Jones managed to build up some…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2019 - 10:59 am

Jack White Has Never Owned A Cellphone And Thinks The Rest Of Us Look Silly

Yesterday, we learned that Glenn Danzig still uses a flip phone. Today, we learn that Jack White has still never even owned a cellphone of…
Peter Helman | June 19, 2019 - 4:12 pm

Premiere

Noël Wells – “Sad Girl Blues”

You may already know actress, comedian, and filmmaker Noël Wells from Saturday Night Live, or Master Of None, or her own movie Mr. Roosevelt. But…
Peter Helman | June 19, 2019 - 9:09 am

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April 17, 2019 on Four Tet – “Teenage Birdsong”
Yes, we are a democracy now!
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April 2, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Weyes Blood Titanic Rising
Paris' biological father was Dr Arnold Klein, celebrity dermatologist. Prince & Paris carry the DNA of Debbie Rowe, & her long time boss & lover, who was Dr Klein. Prince & Paris thankfully carry no DNA by MJ.
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March 22, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
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March 15, 2019 on Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019
I pitched "Respect Motherfucking Craft Beer"
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March 8, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
To be fair, it did originally say "one of the best thing that either of them has ever done." I added an S.
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
I said *one of* the best things that either of them has ever done!
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
All band names should be Metal Gear Solid references
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February 19, 2019 on Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly
He had to prepare them for The Age Of Adz somehow!
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
So many good ones! Dirty Projectors and David Byrne's "Knotty Pine," the National's "So Far Around The Bend," Dave Sitek's Troggs cover...and I've always loved Sufjan's gonzo 10-minute electro-classical version of "You Are The Blood."
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
As a Friday Night Lights fan, I find the lack of "Devil Town" disturbing
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January 22, 2019 on 8 Memorable Daniel Johnston Covers For Austin’s Inaugural Hi, How Are You Day