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Watch The Voidz Cover “Under Pressure” With Danielle Haim

The Voidz played a secret show for friends and family at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in Los Angeles last night. They performed their…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2019 - 7:11 pm

Hear Ja Rule Rap About Fyre Fest On His New Song “FYRE”

The disastrous Fyre Festival continues to live on in our hearts -- and in Ja Rule's immortal rhymes.
Peter Helman | December 14, 2019 - 5:32 pm

US Justice Department Reportedly Preparing Legal Action Against Live Nation

The US Justice Department is preparing to take legal action against Live Nation Entertainment, Reuters reports. According to "a source familiar with the planned legal…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2019 - 5:02 pm

Original Flamin’ Groovies Frontman Roy Loney Dead At 73

Roy Loney, the original frontman of the influential power-pop band Flamin' Groovies, has died. The band confirmed the news on their official Facebook page yesterday,…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2019 - 1:54 pm

Gone Is Gone – “No One Ever Walked On Water”

Gone Is Gone, the hard-rock supergroup that features members of Mastodon, Queens Of The Stone Age, and At The Drive-In, released their debut album Echolocation
Peter Helman | December 13, 2019 - 6:48 pm

Chromatics – “Burning Bridges”

Chromatics' recent surprise album Closer To Grey opened with a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound Of Silence." And now they're leaning even harder…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2019 - 6:26 pm

DJ Earworm Mashup – “United State Of Pop 2019 (Run Away)”

Every December, DJ Earworm releases a mashup of the year's biggest pop hits. This year, that includes "Old Town Road," "Bad Guy," "7 Rings," "Sucker,"
Peter Helman | December 13, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Watch First Aid Kit & Maja Francis Cover Roxette In Honor Of Marie Fredriksson

Marie Fredriksson, one half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, died earlier this week. And now Swedish folk sister duo First Aid Kit and fellow…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2019 - 1:52 pm

Baauer & Channel Tres – “Ready To Go” (Feat. Danny Brown)

Danny Brown is getting his own radio show in the newest update of Grand Theft Auto Online: The Diamond Casino Heist. Named after the GTA…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2019 - 1:32 pm

HEALTH – “DELICIOUS APE” (Feat. Xiu Xiu)

HEALTH returned with the new album VOL 4: SLAVES OF FEAR at the beginning of the year. Since then, the Los Angeles electronic noise-rockers have…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2019 - 10:38 am

Jonathan Wilson, Jenny Lewis, & Sanba Zao – “Lapé, Lanmou” Video

A group of songwriters and musicians including Paul Beaubrun, Habib Koité, Raúl Rodríguez, and Jonathan Russell are teaming up with members of the Haitian roots…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 9:42 pm

Watch She & Him Play “Christmas Day” On Kimmel

She & Him released Christmas Party, their second LP of holiday covers, back in 2016. And last night, the twee-pop duo of Zooey Deschanel and…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 8:52 pm

2019 In Review

Basking In The Glow: The 36 Best Music Tweets From 2019

Tweets! At the end of every year, for the past four years, we have collected memorable music tweets from artists and musicians into a handy…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Netflix Announces Drama Series About Spotify

The story of one streaming service is coming to another streaming service. Today, Netflix has announced a new, as-yet untitled scripted drama series about the…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Watch The Weeknd Sing “Blinding Lights” On Colbert

Last week, the Weeknd released two new songs, "Heartless" and "Blinding Lights." Two nights ago, he performed the former on The Late Show With Stephen
Peter Helman | December 7, 2019 - 11:08 am

Comments from Peter Helman

The Utopia soundtrack is so good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JKH5Ep1vj8
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October 29, 2019 on The 13 Best Horror Scores Of The ’10s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwarhzl76D8
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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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjAvriTNJLk
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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