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Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Colbert With No Wave Hero James Chance

Have you seen Franz Ferdinand live lately? It fucking rules. Seriously. Last year, the band played my sleepy Southern college town, and I was not
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 10:08 am

Courtney Barnett – “City Looks Pretty”

Next month, the great Courtney Barnett returns with the new LP Tell Me How You Really Feel, which is somehow only her second proper solo…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 9:44 am

The Voidz – “Coul As A Ghoul”

Is it possible that the Voidz could've made a song too weird for their new album? Yesterday, I would've answered that question with an emphatic…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 9:21 am

Lykke Li – “Hard Rain” & “Deep End”

It's been a long time since we've heard from the great Swedish pop singer Lykke Li. She released I Never Learn, her excellently heart-shattered breakup…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 8:53 am

Status Ain't Hood

Nicki Minaj Is Feeling The Pressure

It should not be this way. There should be more than one woman within rap's A-list at a time, and the women within rap's A-list…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Rae Sremmurd – “Close” (Feat. Travis Scott)

Right now, Rae Sremmurd are hard at work on their ridiculously ambitious triple album Sr3mm -- two solo albums from group members Swae Lee and…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 12:11 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Connie Francis’ “Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 11:05 am

New Zealand Band Scatters Ashes Of Dead Member Onstage At Awards Show

In January, Grant Fell, longtime bassist for the New Zealand band Headless Chickens, died of cancer. Shortly before his death, Fell and his bandmates learned…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 10:50 am

El-P To Score Al Capone Biopic Fonzo

For upwards of 20 years, El-P, the indie-rap innovator and one half of Run The Jewels, has been making clanking, sputtering, avant-garde rap beats that…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 10:18 am

Forest Swords – “Crow”

Matthew Barnes, the UK producer who records under the name Forest Swords, makes ominous, intense, meditative instrumental music. Last year, he returned after a long…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 9:42 am

Watch Offset, Metro Boomin, The Roots, & Ric Flair Do “Ric Flair Drip” On The Tonight Show

Last year, 21 Savage, Migos member Offset, and star producer Metro Boomin all got together to record the collaborative album Without Warning. But the breakout…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 9:22 am

On Colbert, Method Man & Ghostface Killah Fight “Jeff Sessions,” Meet The Real James Comey

The whole saga of Once Upon A Time In Shaolin gets more complicated all the time. It was weird enough when the Wu-Tang Clan decided…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 8:59 am

Migos – “Migo Pablo” (Feat. Hoodrich Pablo Juan)

Migos make a lot of songs. Even after releasing the mammoth Culture II album earlier this year, and even after showing up everyone else's records,…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Ms. Lauryn Hill Announces Miseducation 20th Anniversary Tour

It has now been two decades since Lauryn Hill (who now goes by Ms. Lauryn Hill) released a studio album. That album included the gorgeous…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 1:05 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bruce Channel’s “Hey! Baby”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 11:47 am

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