Right now, Green Day, a band who spent more than a decade playing arenas, are on a North American club tour. The tour was supposed to start last week in Toronto, but because of an illness, the band had to cancel the Toronto date and postpone three other dates. So the tour finally kicked off […]
It’s been a big past couple weeks for crowdfunded memorial bronze statues. First, a Glenn Frey in Arizona, and now, a Lemmy statue in West Hollywood. The statue of the late Motörhead frontman stands at one of his favorite places, the Rainbow Bar And Grill. LA-based artist Travis Moore was selected to create the statue […]
Apple Music gets a lot of enviable exclusives, but every once in a while, it also puts forward something where you have to wonder what everyone involved was thinking. Case in point: On The 411, an Apple Music special that’ll be up later this week, Mary J. Blige, the queen of hip-hop soul, sat down […]
We're huge fans of Kadhja Bonet's beautifully timeless and intoxicating new soul/psych/jazz/folk opus The Visitor, so we were honored to have the chance to shoot some polaroids with Kadhja on a recent balmy late summer afternoon near her home in LA... Continue reading…
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
Ryan Hemsworth drops a new mix featuring unreleased edits/remixes of tracks from ABRA, Kodak Black, Kornél Kovács, Thugger, and more: "summer, recordings from atlanta, taqueria del sol, sample searching, insomnia cookies, falling asleep." Listen + download below: Continue reading…
In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures...
Still riding the wave of acclaim and recognition from members Kyle Dixon + Michael Stein's instantly iconic Stranger Things score, Austin synth-wave group S U R V I V E are set to drop their majestically ominous and cinematic new LP RR7349 this Friday via Relapse Records, but you can stream the whole thing now, via exclaim. Show More Summary
Out interviewed author Emma Donoghue about her novel The Wonder. Pitchfork listed the best ambient albums. Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today: Flight by Sherman Alexie The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell The Prince of Tides by Pat Conro...
The Bone Thugs-n-Harmony set at High Life Music Festival in Victorville, CA was met with a drone that hit rapper Flesh-n-Bone right in the face, reports the Associated Press. No one knows who was flying the 2-foot drone or why, but it didn’t phase BT&H at all. The show went on. There were so many […]
Billy Corgan, recent reluctant Disneyland attendant and Nantucket Project presenter, is also the president and “creative voice” of TNA (Total Nonstop Action) Impact Wrestling, the second largest wrestling company behind WWE. ESPN put out an in-depth look into Corgan’s role there, saying he spends about 80 percent of his time working on wrestling-related endeavors, the […]
Devendra Banhart released his ninth studio album, Ape In Pink Marble, last friday, and today, its first accompanying video for the song “Saturday Night.” The video, directed by Jon Beasley and Isabelle Albuquerque of Osk Studio, features Banhart slow-dancing with babies in an empty, blue- and purple-lit bar. Oh and there’s a dog at one […]
Dej Loaf just dropped her stellar All Jokes Aside mixtape this past spring, but since then she’s come with a nice string of one-offs. She continues that streak with the smooth, contemplative ballad “Beef N Broccoli.” The single’s sleeve art is misleading, because this is definitely a song that goes much deeper than the classic […]
Every so often, Andrew Bird hosts a series on Facebook called Live From The Great Room. For the latest episode, he got the elusive Fiona Apple to participate. (Earlier this year, they released a collab, “Left Handed Kisses” together.) Throughout the half-hour broadcast, they perform Apple’s Idler Wheel cut “Werewolf,” Bird’s Swimming Hour track “Why?,” […]
Kate Maki - "September Sun". A song like a closing eye, a stone rolling downhill, like the vanishing sun in September. Time is of the essence, Kate Maki has none to waste - go go go, roll roll roll, quick...
“There are ways that friendships can deteriorate so much further than like, romantic relationships, because romantic relationships are something that we see as having a definitive end,” Oliver Kalb said in our interview with him about Bellows’ masterpiece of a new album. Fist & Palm chronicles the prolonged end of a friendship in vivid detail, […]
Seriously, if Gucci Mane was your only example, you would think our prison system actually works. Dude has accomplished more since he’s been out than a lot of people do in a lifetime. One of those many things was being featured in an ad Harmony Korine shot for Supreme. It turns out, as Guwop revealed […]
Justin Vernon stirred up some controversy just in time for the release of his new album, 22, A Million. Way to play the game, Justin! The lead-up to the new Bon Iver album marches on, and today we’re getting the studio version of “8 (circle),” which the band debuted live on The Tonight Show earlier […]
One of the murkier and most difficult-to-pin-down ways of illegally obtaining music right now are websites that convert YouTube streams to MP3s, and now one of the more prominent sites is being sued by Universal, Warner Bros, Sony and a number of other record labels, according to The Hollywood Reporter. YouTube-mp3.org, which is apparently run […]
Kid Cudi is one of those artists artists that makes it easy to live their life vicariously through social media. He just joined Instagram in February, but you have access to a lot of the lonely stoner’s thoughts and feelings if you so desire. He lashed out and made nice with the disloyal A-listers that […]