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Music Review: Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark

“Been in showbiz long enough/ You get a grip on how things work”

Music Review: Kindling - Everywhere Else

K indling is a shoegaze band from Easthampton, MA, with two of its members in screamo outfit Ampere. While the band doesn't adopt much of the speed, mania, or emoting of the latter, it doesn't really bear much resemblance to any of the original crop of shoegazers either. Show More Summary

Rihanna performs four career-spanning medleys at VMAs—watch

Rihanna was this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs. In recent years, winners of this award have been given ample amounts of airtime to summarize their careers with a greatest hits medley. Well, Rihanna has (so far) fourteen number one smashes, so a single... Continue reading

Bon Iver share new track "33 'God'"

Bon Iver have shared a third new song, and what appears to be the first album-track we’ve heard from their upcoming LP 22, A Million. (The double-sided single they released a couple weeks ago seems to consist of remixed versions of tracks from the album.) It’s called “33 ‘God’”—listen below. 22 A... Continue reading

Frank Ocean's Surreal and Immediate "Pink + White"

I have to respectfully disagree with my colleague Austin Reed on this one. I don’t think four days is enough to absorb most records, even if listening to it is all you do. If listening to it all I do, I’m more likely to experience satiation than any sort of epiphanies about the depths of the record... Continue reading

Bon Iver Share New Song “33 ‘GOD’”: Listen

On September 30, Bon Iver will release a new album called 22, A Million—their first since 2011’s Bon Iver. Tonight, Justin Vernon has revealed another new track from the album. “33 ‘GOD’” follows extended versions of two other songsShow More Summary

Music Review: Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark

Alex Cameron Jumping the Shark [Secretly Canadian; 2016] Rating: 4/5 “Been in showbiz long enough/ You get a grip on how things work” Fail, they say. Fail again, and fail better, as if failure is merely a means to an end, if one could only drill through to the other side of the mountain. Show More Summary

MTV VMA 2016: Watch Rihanna Perform Four Career-Spanning Medleys

Rihanna kicked off the opening moments of the 2016 MTV VMAs with a career-spanning medley. She did “Don't Stop the Music,” “Only Girl,” “We Found Love,” and “Where Have You Been.” It didn’t stop there—she performed three more as the night went on. Show More Summary

What's going on Monday?

Tonight's NYC shows include Laura Mvula, Dave Chappelle, Local H, and more. Continue reading…

Chvrches Dedicate Song to Harambe: Watch

During a performance at Reading Festival on Friday, Chvrches dedicated a song to Harambe, the gorilla whose controversial death inspired a seemingly unstoppable meme. Before playing “Under the Tide,” from 2013’s The Bones of What You Believe, Martin Doherty opened with “R.I.P. Show More Summary

MTV VMA 2016: Watch Rihanna’s Video Vanguard Speech, Drake’s Introduction

Rihanna was the winner of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV VMAs. After performing four times—medleys encompassing her entire discography—Drake presented the award with a loving tribute. “She’s someone I've been in love with since I was 22 years old,” he said. Show More Summary

Music Review: Kindling - Everywhere Else

Kindling Everywhere Else [No Idea; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 K indling is a shoegaze band from Easthampton, MA, with two of its members in screamo outfit Ampere. While the band doesn’t adopt much of the speed, mania, or emoting of the latter, it doesn’t really bear much resemblance to any of the original crop of shoegazers either. Show More Summary

Watch Blood Orange and Sky Ferreira Perform at FYF Fest

Earlier today, Sky Ferreira joined Blood Orange for his FYF Fest set. They played “You're Not Good Enough” from 2013’s Cupid Deluxe. Watch footage of their performance below, via Stereogum. Ferreira and Dev Hynes previously worked on “Everything...Show More Summary

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Share “Side to Side” Video: Watch

Ariana Grande has shared the music video for “Side to Side.” The song features Nicki Minaj, and it originally appeared on her 2016 album Dangerous Woman. The video depicts a pumped up spin class attended by Grande and Minaj. Earlier tonight, they performed the song at the  MTV VMAs, which featured similar exercise imagery.  

FYF Fest 2016 – Day 1 pics

Air, Alex G, Classixx, DIIV, Explosions in the Sky, Head Wound City, Hop Along, Hot Chip, Jagwar Ma, Junior Boys, Kamaiyah, Kelela, Kendrick Lamar, Moby, Museum of Love, Peter Bjorn & John, Sheer Mag, Shellac, Tame Impala, Ty Segall & The Muggers, Vince Staples, Wolf Parade, and more in our first set of photos from FYF. Continue reading…

MTV VMA 2016: Beyoncé's “Formation” Wins Video of the Year

Beyoncé’s music video for “Formation” has won the MTV VMA’s Video of the Year award. You can watch the video below. The song appeared on her 2016 album Lemonade. She dedicated the video to the people of New Orleans. It was her sixth win tonight following Best Female Video. Show More Summary

MTV VMAs 2016: Beyoncé Breaks Record for All-Time VMA Wins

With her Best Female Video win for “Hold Up,” Beyoncé has broken the all-time record for most wins at the MTV Video Music Awards. She surpasses Madonna with her 21st win. Beyoncé’s wins include the show’s highest honor, the Michael Jackson...Show More Summary

Watch Beyoncé perform several Lemonade tracks at the VMAs

Introduced by “Sorry” video star Serena Williams, Beyoncé launched into a 15-minute Lemonade medley of “Pray You Catch Me,” “Hold Up,” “Sorry,” “Don’t Hurt Yourself,” and “Formation”.Watch below (while you can). Continue reading

MTV VMA 2016: Watch Beyoncé Perform Lemonade Tracks

Tonight, following an introduction from Serena Williams, Beyoncé took the stage, performing “Pray You Catch Me” from Lemonade. She followed it with “Hold Up,” which featured her wielding a baseball bat and knocking down a camera. Then...Show More Summary

Kanye West makes a speech, premieres "Fade" video at VMAs—watch

MTV gave Kanye West several minutes to do whatever he wanted at the VMAs on Sunday night and he actually chose to put those precious minutes of primetime television to promote some music! Ha, just kidding. He made a 6 minute speech first. His so-called “I Am Kanye West” speech touches on... Continue reading

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