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Watch Black Country, New Road Cover Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”

Black Country, New Road, the noisy young British band from the same scene that birthed Black Midi, were supposed to perform at the Haldern Pop…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2020 - 8:15 pm

Watch The Weeknd Debut New Music, Perform With Doja Cat In Virtual TikTok Concert

The Weeknd played a virtual concert on TikTok last night. The singer's avatar performed several songs accompanied by trippy 3D visual effects in "The Weeknd…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2020 - 7:41 pm

VMAs Won’t Be Held At Barclays Center After All

MTV's annual Video Music Awards are set to take place later this month. The Governor Cuomo-approved plan was to have them at the Barclays Center
Peter Helman | August 8, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Best Coast Rerecord “Boyfriend” With More Inclusive Pronouns For Charity

Best Coast's debut album Crazy For You just turned 10. And to celebrate, the band is releasing a new version of its classic opener "Boyfriend,"
Peter Helman | August 7, 2020 - 2:11 pm

Iceland’s Eurovision Contestant Gives In, Plays “Ja Ja Ding Dong”

Daði Freyr has heard your cries of "play 'Ja Ja Ding Dong,'" and he has answered them by playing "Ja Ja Ding Dong." "Ja Ja…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2020 - 1:27 pm

Anderson. Paak – “Lockdown (Remix)” (Feat. J.I.D, Noname, & Jay Rock)

On Juneteenth, Anderson .Paak released "Lockdown," a protest song about racism and police brutality that got a solid amount of votes in our annual Song
Peter Helman | August 7, 2020 - 11:24 am

Courtney Barnett – “Just For You” (Kev Carmody Cover)

Courtney Barnett has shared an acoustic cover of Indigenous Australian singer-songwriter Kev Carmody' "Just For You." As NME reports, her cover is part of an…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2020 - 10:49 am

Normal People’s Paul Mescal Stars In The Rolling Stones’ New “Scarlet” Video

The Rolling Stones are releasing a big deluxe reissue of their 1973 album Goats Head Soup, and like most big deluxe reissues, it comes with…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2020 - 2:13 pm

Stream The Microphones’ New Album Microphones In 2020

Phil Elverum is returning to his beloved Microphones moniker for Microphones In 2020, a new album that consists entirely of one 44-minute track. As our…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Prince – “Cosmic Day”

It seems like we'll be excavating Prince's vault of unreleased music for years and years to come. The late musician's estate recently announced a massive…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2020 - 11:52 am

Jamila Woods – “SULA (Paperback)”

Every song on Jamila Woods' last album, last year's great LEGACY! LEGACY!, was inspired by a different iconic artist of color: "Zora," "Eartha," "Baldwin." Today,…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2020 - 10:43 am

beabadoobee – “Sorry”

London bedroom-popper beabadoobee announced her debut full-length, Fake It Flowers, last month. Along with the announcement, she shared the project's lead single "Care," a sparkling…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2020 - 2:18 pm

New Order Announce Power, Corruption & Lies Reissue With Previously Unreleased Recordings

New Order have announced a definitive edition box set of their iconic 1983 album Power, Corruption & Lies. The reissue will include the original album…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2020 - 10:39 am

Tim Heidecker – “Fear Of Death” (Feat. Weyes Blood)

Actor and comedian Tim Heidecker, of Tim & Eric fame, has been moonlighting as a '70s-inspired singer-songwriter for a while now. His most recent album,…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2020 - 10:01 am

Neil Young Sues Donald Trump

Donald Trump has been using Neil Young songs at his campaign rallies for years now -- he literally first announced his candidacy to "Rockin' In…
Peter Helman | August 4, 2020 - 1:32 pm

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We can have demos/ Just for one day
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July 2, 2020 on Boygenius Will Sell Their Demos For One Day
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April 27, 2020 on Gia Margaret – “apathy” & “body”
Early reports put them at 2.6 million
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March 28, 2020 on Albums Just Had Their Worst US Sales Week Ever
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February 13, 2020 on Eerie Gaits – “What’s Eating You”
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
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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”