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Christine And The Queens – “5 Dollars” Video

French pop singer Héloïse Letissier is getting ready to follow up her 2014 breakthrough Chaleur humaine with a new album called Chris. It'll come in…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2018 - 3:49 pm

Whitney Ballen – “Fucking” Video

Issaquah, Washington singer-songwriter Whitney Ballen will soon follow up her two EPs with a debut full-length, You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship. Her…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2018 - 1:12 pm

Low – Disarray

When Minnesota slowcore legends Low first announced their upcoming album Double Negative, written and recorded in heavy collaboration with Bon Iver producer B.J. Burton, they…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2018 - 10:48 am

Nicki Minaj Aims To Edge Out Travis Scott For #1 By Retroactively Adding “Fefe” To Queen

Travis Scott's Astroworld debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, finally dethroning Drake's Scorpion and its five-week reign of terror. But next…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 5:51 pm

Burial Reunites With Kode9 For Final Fabriclive Mix, Shares Rare Photo

The London club and record label Fabric's influential Fabriclive mix series, which dates back to 2001, is concluding next month with its 100th installment. And…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 2:21 pm

Jack White Covered Pearl Jam’s “Daughter” And Here’s How It Sounded Inside A Yondr Pouch

Pearl Jam are in the midst of a run of homecoming shows at Seattle's Safeco Field, and at the first show last week, they covered
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 1:58 pm

Hear The Kinks’ Previously Unreleased “Time Song” From Village Green Preservation Society 50th Anniversary Reissue

At this point, the members of the Kinks have spent nearly as much time feuding as they've spent being in a band together -- longer,…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 1:26 pm

Lily Allen Details New Memoir My Thoughts Exactly

Nearly a year ago, we found out that British pop star Lily Allen was working on a memoir. But beyond the fact that it would…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 12:01 pm

YG Gets Kicked Off Plane, Performs On Fallon With Big Sean & 2 Chainz

It's been an eventful week for YG! Last Friday, he released his new album Stay Dangerous, proving that he doesn't even have to try hard
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 10:38 am

Conan Cuts Musical Performances

In the past few months alone, acts including Neko Case, Johnny Marr, Ben Gibbard, the Breeders, Natalie Prass, and Margo Price have all performed live…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2018 - 3:55 pm

Steady Holiday – “Mothers” Video

Dre Babinski uses the name Steady Holiday to record dreamy, atmospheric pop songs with just a hint of menace. Next week, she's following up her…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Azealia Banks Currently “At Elon Musk’s House Alone For Days Waiting For Grimes”

Azealia Banks is still working on her new album Fantasea II: The Second Wave, and last month, she revealed that there's a song with Grimes…
Peter Helman | August 12, 2018 - 4:55 pm

Nicki Minaj – “Sorry” (Feat. Nas)

A couple of weeks ago, before the release of her new album Queen, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to publicly ask Tracy Chapman to clear
Peter Helman | August 12, 2018 - 11:01 am

Watch Pearl Jam Cover Chris Cornell In Seattle

This is a good weekend for grunge. Sub Pop, the legendary label that signed bands like Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Mudhoney, is celebrating its 30th anniversary
Peter Helman | August 11, 2018 - 12:44 pm

Mysterious “Goodbye Horses” Singer Q Lazzarus Breaks Her Silence 30 Years Later

In 1991, director Jonathan Demme introduced the world to Q Lazzarus and "Goodbye Horses." It's the song that's playing in the iconic scene from Silence
Peter Helman | August 11, 2018 - 11:44 am

Comments from Peter Helman

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
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