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Great White Play Show With No COVID-19 Precautions 17 Years After 100 Fans Died In Their Concert Fire

In 2003, a nightclub fire broke out at the beginning of Great White's set at the Station in Rhode Island. Sparked by a pyrotechnics display…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2020 - 8:40 pm

Coldplay Unveil Alternate Take Of “Yellow” Video For Parachutes’ 20th Anniversary

Coldplay's debut album Parachutes just turned 20 yesterday. And to commemorate the annivesary, the band has shared footage from the never-before-seen first take of the…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2020 - 3:51 pm

Bettye LaVette – “One More Song”

Bettye LaVette was supposed to be inducted into the Blues Music Hall Of Fame this year. And although the induction ceremony has been postponed until…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 11:23 am

KAYTRANADA – “Look Easy” (Feat. Lucky Daye)

The great Haitian-Canadian dance producer Kaytranada released his great sophomore LP BUBBA at the end of last year. A couple months ago, he shared a…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 10:56 am

100 Gecs – “hand crushed by a mallet (remix)” (Feat. Fall Out Boy, Craig Owens, & Nicole Dollanganger)

Extremely online weirdo-pop duo 100 gecs broke out in a big way last year with their debut LP 1000 gecs, one of the best albums
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 10:36 am

YG – “Swag”

The last thing we heard from YG was the fuck-the-police protest song "FTP," a sequel to his 2016 anti-Trump anthem "FDT." And now he's back…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 10:11 am

Elvis Costello – “Hetty O’Hara Confidential”

Back in February, Elvis Costello travelled to Helsinki by himself. "I wanted to go somewhere nobody knew me," he said. While he was there, he…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 12:11 am

Katy Perry – “Smile”

After releasing a long string of singles in 2019 -- "365," "Never Really Over," "Small Talk, "Harleys In Hawaii" -- as well as "Never Worn
Peter Helman | July 10, 2020 - 12:09 am

Watch SOPHIE Debut New Music With Shygirl & Cecile Believe In A Live Set

SOPHIE is debuting new material, including collaborations with Shygirl and Cecile Believe, during a 20-minute live set streaming on YouTube and Twitch today. The mix,…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2020 - 3:56 pm

This Barest Amount Of Joanna Newsom Quarantine News Is Better Than None

Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom are one of the rare celebrity couples who seem genuinely cool and cute and normal instead of crazy and out-of-touch…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2020 - 1:31 pm

Jessy Lanza – “Anyone Around”

Jessy Lanza has a new album, All The Time, coming out in a couple of weeks. We've already heard two tracks, "Lick In Heaven" and…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2020 - 11:30 am

Mica Levi Scoring New Film For Under The Skin Director Jonathan Glazer

Mica Levi, the artist and composer occasionally known as Micachu, already gave us the defining horror film score of the past decade with her work…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2020 - 11:09 am

Erasure – “Shot A Satellite”

Since 1985, Yaz/early Depeche Mode mastermind Vince Clarke been one half of the great synthpop duo Erasure alongside singer Andy Bell. Next month, they're coming…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2020 - 10:02 am

Selena’s Family Threatens Legal Action Against Texas Man Who Put A Trump Hat On Her Statue

While much of the United States is currently in the process of making our country's monuments less offensive, one man is boldly doing the exact…
Peter Helman | July 8, 2020 - 8:53 pm

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