ANOHNI HOPELESSNESS [Secretly Canadian/Rough Trade; 2016] Rating: 4/5 Meditations on Despair & HOPELESSNESS, May 2016 ? Do other people have crisis fantasies as often as I do? What if this building suddenly caught on fire, what if a gunfight broke out, etc. Show More Summary
Listen to "Radio Silence" and "I Need a Forest Fire," featuring Bon Iver.
This might be one of the cooler videos we've gotten to premiere.
Paul Simon was taking about cultural appropriation before the Internet was even born, but what does the seasoned songwriter think about modern pop in today's hyper-connected world?
In his ongoing webseries One Hit Wonderland, YouTuber and pop music critic Todd In The Shadows has been spotlighting ”bands and artists known for only one song.” So far, the series has leaned heavily on the music video era of the 1980s and 1990s, but Todd has deliberately been looking beyond those years for his most recent episodes. Show More Summary
In discussing his and Thad Calabrese’s discovery of Bolt Thrower in 1992, Justin Foley stated matter-of-factly, “We needed more music like this but didn’t know where to find it. So we decided we were the ones to make it.” If there’sShow More Summary
Released in 1998, Wide Open Spaces established the Dixie Chicks as superstars right out of the gate. It produced five top ten hits, including three #1 singles, and sold more than twelve million copies in the United States alone. It remains their biggest selling album to date. But is it among their best?
An uneven but sometimes entertaining collection of tourist-friendly vignettes.
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Play Records Agrees To Stop Releasing Unauthorized Remixes And Mashups Of The EDM Superstar’s Early Releases.
Back in 2003, Bart Simpson daydreamed of having a “moon party in outer space with R2-D2 playing the bass.” While that particular prophecy has not yet come to pass, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle managed to do somethingShow More Summary
The number of one’s problems has always been—at least, as far back as 1997—directly proportional to how much money one has. This continues to be the case for rappers like French Montana, who has recruited Kanye West and Nas to help him “Figure It Out” in the video for his latest song. Show More Summary
Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus) Warning—Lex Luger is locked and loaded. The Virginia-bred producer—best known for early ‘10s bangers like Waka Flocka Flame’s “Hard in the Paint,” Rick Ross and Styles P’s “B.M.F.,” and Jay Z and Kanye West’s “H.A.M.”—is still hard at work in 2016 pumping out next level joints. And his latest placement, […]
It's Cinco de Mayo as I type this, and while 123 Andres' new album Arriba Abajo gets its official release a month from now, this is as a good a week as any to release a brand new Spanish-language kids music video. The video is for "Dame...Show More Summary
Here Are The Songs That Soundtracked Coogi Cardigans And Pill Shelving (probably).
London-raised Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer Oyinda is set to drop her Restless Minds EP this summer. She makes slow-simmering excursions with her piercing vocal gauze settling above. The lead single, “Never Enough,” was a sultry, slow-churning romp, and her latest offering, “Flatline,” continues down that path. Show More Summary
Chaotic LA punks FIDLAR have shared a cover of the Beastie Boys’ 1994 Ill Communication track “Sabotage” as a dedication to Adam “MCA” Yauch, who passed away four years ago yesterday. Listen and compare to the original below.
Over two decades ago, Robin Dunbar came up with what is now appropriately known as Dunbar’s Number: “a suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships.” It ranges from the small...Show More Summary