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Lana Del Rey – “Brooklyn Baby (Tom Vek Remix)”

Tom Vek has remixed “Brooklyn Baby,” Lana Del Rey’s song poking fun at NYC hipsters. The reclusive, self-taught producer and musician has also released remixes of Bombay Bicycle Club, De Lux, and plenty others, always adding some new flare to the original song. Here he’s given the formerly somber, expansive “Brooklyn Baby” new life with [...]

Watch Lorde Talk About The First Time She Met Taylor Swift, Perform “Yellow Flicker Beat” On Fallon

Fresh off a performance at the American Music Awards and the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack, Lorde was interviewed and performed on Jimmy Fallon last night. She talked about the first time she met Taylor Swift at a Shake Shack in New York, that time she pretended to be Swift’s [...]

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Nicholas Krgovich - "Baby Blue Tutu". Dancing round the rim of a champagne flute. The air's filled with the finest mist of carbonation - a sparkling on cheeks and lips, the backs of hands. You hold each other and...

Tracks / Viet Cong: Viet Cong

One cold day in late 2005, I discovered Cokemachineglow and Wolf Parade simultaneously. Every line of my life that matters diverges from that point, and all the lines that are left converge here. Let’s not be too reductive about this. Show More Summary

Toadcast #310 – The Tipcast

 Alright alright, so the name of this might have absolutely hee-haw relation to the actual content of the podcast. It’s just that I went to the tip today in Bette, as I usually do, and they spat the dummy and tried to charge me commercial rates to dispose of my rubbish and recycling because the […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers. Here are some Thanksgiving related songs and artists to help you celebrate. Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving From: Portland, Oregon, United Statesthanksgiving by thnksgvn by THANKSGIVING Moot...Show More Summary

premiere: Korallreven – November Rain

Swedish duo Korallreven premiere a twinkling hyper-pop cover of the singular piano power-ballad of my... Read more »

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Mica Levi - "Andrew Void" The body sieve, with blood like dried glue. The sound that a thing makes is analogous to its name, in that a name is an alternate-dimension expression of that very thing. In one world a...

What I’m Thankful For In 2014

As luck would have it, this year, I’m sick. It is too early to tell if whatever this bug is will delay or cancel my Thanksgiving altogether, but at this point, it isn’t looking promising. That’s unfortunate, because Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yep, it is cancelled, everyone is sick. I’ve been thinking about this [...]

Live Review: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. in Atlanta

Jenni Lynne Rowell reviews the November 11, 2014 performance of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at Terminal West in Atlanta. It was a show in which their opening act was none other than... Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Watch Dev Hynes Sing The Strokes’ “You Only Live Once” With Julian Casablancas + The Voidz In NYC

Last night, Dev Hynes opened for Julian Casablancas + The Voidz at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The two have been working together quite a bit recently: Hynes also did a Blood Orange set at the Tyranny album release show at Shea Stadium and they had a long talk with each other on Hynes’ radio show [...]

Questlove And Chris Rock Talk Black Bar Mitzvah Music, Joe Jackson, & The Top Five Soundtrack

Chris Rock’s new film Top Five — which was produced by Kanye and Jay Z — hits theaters next month. Questlove served as the movie’s music producer, and The New York Times sat down for a talk with both of them behind the scenes of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. They had a fascinating [...]

Mudhoney’s Guy Maddison Discusses His Day Job As A Registered Nurse

Mudhoney have been around for over two decades and released nine albums, but that doesn’t mean the whole band can (or wants to) quit their day jobs. Bassist Guy Maddison — who has been with the band since 2001 — works as a registered nurse and splits his time between that and playing with the [...]

Wu-Tang Clan – “A Better Tomorrow”

(Most of) Wu-Tang Clan performed on Letterman last night and they’ve followed that up by releasing the title track from their forthcoming album A Better Tomorrow. The track samples the Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes and Teddy Pendergrass collaboration “Wake Up Everybody.” It follows a long string of singles that have included “Ron O’Neal,” [...]

Kid Rock Admits His Last Album Was Bad, Targets “Coldplay, Coachella, Social Media, And Hipsters” On New One

Kid Rock — alleged possessor of glass dildos, singer of songs — will release his tenth album, First Kiss, early next year. In advance of the new record, Rolling Stone sat down with the aging rocker to get a preview. And he’s angry about a lot of things! First off, he admits that his 2012 [...]

Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavalle – Perils From The Sea

 I am almost a complete Mark Kozelek ignoramus, and I suppose you can probably tell that from the fact that I am only now writing about an album released over a year and a half ago.  At least I know that I like his music – what I’ve heard at least. All I can tell […]

20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there — beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have little to nothing to do with them now, whether they’re off The Bends or even something like “No Surprises.” First and foremost of those, of course, is “Creep,” from their [...]

Scott Stapp Says He’s Penniless And Under Attack In Video Statement On Creed’s Facebook

Creed were one of the most successful bands of my lifetime, but frontman Scott Stapp is not enjoying a life of luxury these days. Stapp announced today in a video on Creed’s Facebook page and his personal account that he is “completely penniless” after the IRS froze his bank accounts. In the video, he also [...]

Coldplay – “Ink” Interactive Video

Coldplay have released an interactive video of “Ink” from their latest album Ghost Stories. The Blind-directed video prompts you to choose and direct the course of your journey as you follow a man travels around the world to find his lost love. In the version I chose, he never found her — but there are [...]

Alex G – “Soaker”

Philadelphia-based Alex G has released a new down-tempo track, “Soaker,” recorded during the same sessions that birthed his recent DSU. He told NME that his soft, moody indie-rock sound comes from being self-taught “in his own bubble.” Recorded in his bedroom, “Soaker” is an intimate lo-fi track with a fragile sound culled from simple, melodic [...]

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