Regardless of what possessed Hollywood musclehead Vin Diesel to croon Rihanna‘s “Stay” and dance all seductive-like in front of a camera to Katy Perry‘s “Dark Horse” and Beyonce‘s “Drunk In Love” earlier this year, the Guardians Of The Galaxy actor now has quite the reputation for being up on all things pop music. Hence him... More »
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week, we’re picking our favorite comics-related songs. The influence of Ghost...Show More Summary
Calling all Harmonizers: Fifth Harmony‘s got a special mission for you. Right now, the fab fivesome is going strong (and c-o-n-f-i-d-e-n-t) with “BO$$,” the ‘tude-heavy, empowering lead single from their long-awaited forthcoming LP, due out this fall. (Did you catch the girls performing the track live in our studio, along with new album track “We... More »
by Arielle Gordon Comedian, actor, and master of deprecating storytelling Mike Birbiglia is no stranger to BAM, having recently appeared in This American Life: One Night Only at BAM (which actually ended up having two nights). He returns to the BAM...
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. Bartkira by Various Authors...
To the joy of Thom Yorke and Win Butler, a think tank of four million Redditors get its right.
The entire point of SoundClash the new ?uestlove-produced and Diplo-hosted VH1 show, is to throw a set of disparate artists up onstage and watch what happens. Last week’s episode, for instance, had T.I. sharing a stage with Fall Out Boy and London Grammar. Last night’s episode, meanwhile, had Sia, Ed Sheeran, and Grouplove. The group [...]
To promote the new Florian Habicht documentary, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets, Jarvis Cocker will judge a karaoke contest of Pulp fans singing Pulp songs. The film has already screened in the U.K., and will screen Stateside...Show More Summary
Sludge rockers' 23rd studio album, Hold It In, is due out in October.
The legendary Ad-Rock of The Beastie Boys reworks RATKING’s “Canal”. Previously: RATKING – Canal (Video) | Mike D of The Beastie Boys Talks Biggie vs. 2Pac, Paul’s Boutique & Arsenio Hall
New music from Trae featuring Young Thug, as premiered by my brethren Lowkey. Previously: Trae Tha Truth ft. Kevin Gates – Dark Angel
“Don’tbeafraidoftheleapoffaith,greatnessdon’tfallthateasily”Youhavetoadmirepeoplewhodon’ttestthewaterbeforedivingin.That’swhywecanappreciateScolla’slatestsingle,“SeeHowItGoes.”Behindanextraonehundredconcept,thealwaysversatileDetroitShow More Summary
The buzzy UK producer teams up with his most frequent collaborator. Read more articles like "Listen: Lil Silva and BANKS – “Don’t You Love”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
In a twist of fate not out of place in a country ballad, a developer is hoping to turn the property at least partially paid for by “Cocaine Blues” into a rehab facility. The 4.5-acre property on Old Hickory Lake near Hendersonville,Show More Summary
By Strauss on Jul 31 2014 Yom San thanks these people, in this order, on the liner notes of the cassette release, Playa Piano: Trees, Frankie Rose, Spoon, Sigur Ros, Cam’ron, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Pixies, Etta James, Juelz Santana, The...Show More Summary
With Literature’s debut Arab Spring, the band added itself to a long lineage of twee indie-pop. It’s hard not to reference Belle & Sebastian when talking about Literature, as it’s always felt like the band has spent plenty of time looking to Stuart Murdoch for inspiration, while also worshipping at the reverb-pedal altar of Kevin Shields. Show More Summary
The London producer and L.A. songstress join forces once again.
In the third episode of “R&B Divas: L.A.” Season 2, with the Divas’ numbers down, Angie ferrets out new recruits. Those invited to her gratitude tea include ex-Destiny’s Child member Latavia and 702 vocalist Meelah. Meanwhile, an ugly conflict erupts between Monifah and Keke at Monifah’s engagement party. Show More Summary
While the music industry lounges through another off-season of vacation days and long weekends, Fool’s Gold has spent their summer adding a brand-new roster of DJ / producer superstars to the team. DRAFT PICKS announces this formidable squad to the world in the form of a free, downloadable BitTorrent Bundle of mp3s and digital collector […]