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Coachella Security Appear To Beat Up Belly During The Weeknd’s Set

Belly -- the Weeknd-affiliated rapper who co-wrote much of Beauty Behind The Madness, not the recently reunited alt-rock quartet led by Tanya Donelly -- was…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 3:20 pm

Blanck Mass – “Odd Scene” & “Shit Luck”

While Fuck Buttons often channeled noise music into sheer adrenaline-pumping euphoria, Benjamin John Power has used his Blanck Mass solo project to explore the darker…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Fiona Apple – “I Can’t Wait To Meet You”

Since 2011, Carnegie Hall has run a program called the Lullaby Project, which helps pregnant women and new mothers in hospitals, homeless shelters, schools, and…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 1:20 pm

M83 Reuniting With Nicolas Fromageau For Film Soundtrack

For years now, M83 has been the project of Anthony Gonzalez. But it started out as a duo with Nicolas Fromageau. Gonzalez and Fromageau recorded…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 12:42 pm

Third Man This Month Arrested On Taylor Swift’s Property

A couple of weeks ago, a guy was arrested trying to scale the wall of Taylor Swift's mansion in Beverly Hills while screaming the singer's…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 11:57 am

The Flaming Lips – “The Story Of Yum Yum And Dragon” Video

The Flaming Lips are the undisputed kings of gimmick releases, with Jack White and his Third Man Records outfit serving as their only real competition.
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 11:32 am

Watch Ariana Grande Cover Marvin Gaye During Surprise Coachella Appearance

Ariana Grande returned yesterday with "No Tears Left To Cry," her first new music since last year's devastating terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester.
Peter Helman | April 21, 2018 - 10:49 am

Wavves – “All Star Goth”

Wavves self-titled debut album turns 10 years old in September. And tomorrow, to celebrate the anniversary -- and Record Store Day -- frontman Nathan Williams…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 2:06 pm

Sean Paul – “Tip Pon It” (Feat. Major Lazer) Video

Diplo's Major Lazer production crew released the guest-heavy surprise EP Know No Better last year. Since then, they've put out a couple of one-off singles:…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Stream Ibibio Sound Machine Eyio

Led by London-born, Lagos-raised singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine are an English eight-piece band that meld 1980s Afrobeat and western electronic music and post-punk…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 11:14 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Everything”

Ever since the Fiery Furnaces went on hiatus in 2011, Eleanor Friedberger, one-half of the sibling duo, has gone from making idiosyncratic prog-pop epics to…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 10:21 am

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left To Cry” Video

Last year, an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester became the site of a terrible tragedy when a terrorist bombing outside the venue claimed 22 lives.
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 12:02 am

Flatbush Zombies – “Vacation” (Feat. Joey Badass) Video

Although they might chafe under the reductive "drug-rap" label, it's pretty clear that Brooklyn rap trio Flatbush Zombies are into drugs. They named their debut…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2018 - 4:50 pm

Surprise: Sleep’s Dopesmoker Follow-Up Is Out Tomorrow, 4/20

Sleep love weed. The cover art for the stoner metal pioneers' second album, Holy Mountain, was based around a marijuana leaf. Their last album, Dopesmoker,…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2018 - 3:51 pm

Hear Prince’s Original “Nothing Compares 2 U”

On Saturday, it'll be exactly two years since Prince passed away. But thanks to the wealth of riches hidden away in his legendary underground vault,…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2018 - 2:11 pm

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April 18, 2018 on How Do You Do, Fellow Kids
I think you're underestimating how incompetent people are as a rule
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April 18, 2018 on Father John Misty’s New Album Was Briefly Available On Apple Music Before It Was Even Announced
Tbh I kind of resent the fact that I have to treat a glorified Snapchat story as an actual music video
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April 14, 2018 on Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” Vertical Video
The Biz is my personal favorite too. Also the album that introduced me to them.
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March 13, 2018 on The Sea And Cake – “These Falling Arms”
I like it more than "Leave It In My Dreams" tbh!
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January 26, 2018 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
Can confirm that they were an inescapable topic of conversation at Wes after the late aughts too.
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October 2, 2017 on Oracular Spectacular Turns 10
"Temptation" and "Ahead Of Myself" are personal faves
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June 29, 2017 on Matthew Dear – “Modafinil Blues”
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June 7, 2017 on Donald Glover Is Retiring Childish Gambino Because It’s Not Punk
You know when I say 2015 I mean 2014!
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June 1, 2017 on Todd Terje – “Maskindans” (Feat. Det Gylne Triangel)
Joe Howse, you'll always be #1 in my book
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April 14, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Man, Attack The Block was a good movie.
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April 13, 2017 on Migos – “Seize The Block”
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March 27, 2017 on Colombia Mad At Wiz Khalifa For Pablo Escobar Instagrams