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Drake Meme Appears In NYC Parks Department Proposal

Before Aubrey Graham was Drake, he was Jimmy Brooks, a wheelchair-bound teen on the Canadian soap Degrassi: The Next Generation. And to the New York…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 11:04 pm

Canadian Punk Band Zex Dropped From Label Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Yesterday, news surfaced that some copies of the recent vinyl release of Beyoncé's Lemonade had mistakenly been pressed with the first side of Canadian punk…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:43 pm

Ezra Koenig Shares Update On New Vampire Weekend Album

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has been busy working on Neo Yokio, his new anime series for Netflix starring Jaden Smith. But in an interview with
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:14 pm

Rebecca Black’s “Wasted Youth” Sounds An Awful Lot Like The Julia Michaels Song She Covered A Few Months Ago

Rebecca Black of "Friday" fame has a new EP out. It's called RE/BL and, as Popheads points out, it features a song titled "Wasted Youth,"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 4:54 pm

Bent Shapes Break Up

Ben Potrykus and Andy Sadoway started making music together in Boston back in 2009 under the name Girlfriends, and by the time they got around…
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Avey Tare Cancels Shows

Avey Tare was set to embark on a tour next month to promote his new album, Eucalyptus, which was released in the summer. The shows…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Investigators Looking Into Fire That Damaged Neko Case’s Home

Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to…
Associated Press | September 19, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Hollywood Bowl Announces Willy Wonka Concert With Weird Al As The Oompa Loompas

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl starting 11/3. While the film plays, a live cast will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 10:45 am

Avril Lavigne Named “Most Dangerous Celebrity On The Internet”

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyoncé at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory -- she's been named…
The Associated Press | September 19, 2017 - 9:20 am

“Playas Gon’ Play” Songwriters Sue Taylor Swift

The songwriters who wrote 3LW's 2001 hit "Playas Gon' Play" are claiming that Taylor Swift ripped them off. TMZ reports that Sean Hall and Nathan…
Peter Helman | September 18, 2017 - 11:19 pm

Lido Pimienta Wins 2017 Polaris Music Prize

Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music for her 2016 album La Papessa, which was voted the Canadian Album Of The Year by a…
Peter Helman | September 18, 2017 - 11:01 pm

New My Bloody Valentine Album Could Be Coming In 2018

It took 21 years for My Bloody Valentine to release m b v but if a new festival bio is to be believed, it might…
James Rettig | September 18, 2017 - 5:08 pm

“867-5309″ Is No Longer the Highest-Charting Phone Number in Music History

According to Billboard, Logic’s "1-800-273-8255," which features Khalid and Alessia Cara, is now the No. 3 song in the country. This is a historic occasion…
Brian Josephs / Spin | September 18, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Beyoncé’s Lemonade Vinyl Accidentally Pressed With Canadian Punk Band’s Album

Certain copies of the recent vinyl release of Beyoncé's Lemonade were accidentally pressed with the first half of Canadian punk band Zex's 2017 album Uphill
James Rettig | September 18, 2017 - 1:10 pm

Curls – “Emotion”

Way back in 2005, Christopher Owens moved to San Francisco and formed a band called Curls. That band eventually broke up, and Owens used the…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 12:21 pm
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