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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Earl Sweatshirt Some Rap Songs

Here's what I remember: They were moshing to piped-in music. When Odd Future came to SXSW in 2011, their breakout year, they brought a whirlwind…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2018 - 1:37 pm

Jenny Lewis Announces New Album On The Line

Jenny Lewis, the former Rilo Kiley leader and persistently underrated solo artist, does not work all that quickly. Lewis has not released a solo album…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2018 - 10:24 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Temptations’ “I Can’t Get Next To 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 | December 3, 2018 - 10:03 am

Cat Power – “What The World Needs Now” (Jackie DeShannon Cover)

Chan Marshall has been recording covers for many, many years. For most of that time, her process has been to strip a song down to…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2018 - 9:25 am

Watch Julien Baker, Matt Berninger, & Steph Altman Perform New Song “All I Want”

A Julien Baker show is a powerful, almost religious experience, and a big part of the reason is that she's the only person onstage for…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2018 - 8:57 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It just barely missed this week's list, but I'd like to take a moment for Young Thug's clip for the Lil Baby/Gunna collab "Chanel." I…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 1:01 pm

AFI – “Trash Bat”

Next month, veteran Californian goth-punk superstars AFI will release the new EP The Missing Man. We've already heard the early song "Get Dark," and now…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Archies: “Sugar, Sugar”

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 | November 30, 2018 - 11:21 am

JAY-Z Addresses Kanye West’s Donald Trump Phase On Meek Mill Album

A couple of months ago, Kanye West claimed on Twitter that Watch The Throne 2 would be "coming soon." That is probably not happening! In…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 11:06 am

Offset – “Red Room”

In the past few months, we have seen the releases of solo albums from Migos members Quavo and Takeoff. And so you will probably not…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 10:09 am

Gucci Mane – “Bipolar” (Feat. Quavo)

Around a decade ago, Gucci Mane changed the course of rap music. His playful, hooky street-rap taunts became the new sound of the Atlanta rap…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 9:43 am

Stream Kaytranada’s NOTHIN LIKE U / CHANCES EP

Way back in 2016, Kaytranada, the Haiti-born and Montreal-based dance producer, released 99.9%, his guest-heavy debut album. It was great. But since then, there's been…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 9:22 am

Chance The Rapper – “The Man Who Has Everything” & “My Own Thing” (Feat. Joey Purp)

Over the summer, there was a rumor that young Chicago royal Chance The Rapper was about to come out with a new album. That didn't…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 8:51 am

Turnstile – “Disco / Time + Space” Video

A Turnstile live show is a fucking war zone. The Baltimore-born band might be the biggest thing happening in hardcore right now, even if they…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2018 - 4:52 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Rolling Stones’ “Honky Tonk Women”

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 | November 29, 2018 - 11:09 am

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