One of my favorite singers, Tessa Souter, is hoping to raise enough money through a Kickstarter fund drive to record her next CD. To hear her pitch and to contribute, go here. Here's a clip of Tessa in action singing...
photo: Morrissey at Firefly last week (more by Vladislav Grach) Contemporary Color in Toronto earlier this week (photo via @liveinlimbo) Morrissey, Blondie @ Madison Square Garden In good health now, Morrissey is here to play of the biggest rooms in...
Kacey Musgraves is late. About 40 minutes late, actually. “I’m so sorry, so sorry,” she says over the phone from Aspen when I answer. “I’ve had interview after interview after interview.” It’s cool, because I’ve been waiting to talk to the latest savior of country music for about two years. Show More Summary
Photo courtesy of Bruce Smear Bruce Smear has spent the last few months bubbling upward ever since catching ears with a scintillating mix for DIS. Smear deals in warped sounds and effects, with seasick voices growling amid bouncing balls and lip-smack drums. Show More Summary
Photo via Nickelback's Facebook Nickelback is a love 'em or really, really hate 'em band—this is not news, nor has it been news since their first single, the saccharine "How You Remind Me," skyrocketed up the charts like a Russian warhead. Show More Summary
The Stockholm-based pop collective Kate Boy have announced their long-gestating debut album. It's called ONE, and it's out in November via Fiction/Island/Iamsound. They've also shared a new song, "Midnight Sun". You can listen to it above. Show More Summary
The arrival this week of Kacey Musgraves’ second album, Pageant Material, as well as my disappointment with it, has me casting fondly back to Sept. 21, 2012, when a friend’s email tipped me off to Musgraves’s then-brand-new first single...Show More Summary
Tom Holland and Jon Watts are largely unknowns, but that might be a good thing.
He built a name for himself with his critically acclaimed mixtape Acid Rap, and fans have been waiting for Chance The Rapper to release his first proper full-length ever since. Earlier this year he played a prominent role in Donnie Trumpet...Show More Summary
Although ostensibly a competition to become "America’s Next Drag Superstar," "RuPaul’s Drag Race" has really always sought (and crowned) drag queens who can best expand and carry on RuPaul’s cultural legacy in drag, fashion, and beyond. Show More Summary
It's like Cannibal Holocaust meets Jurassic Park III. Kind of.
Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus) The more time I spend revisiting ‘90s gems for our Twelve Jewelz series, the more I find myself diving as deep as I can into the Diggin’ In The Crates crew catalog. To me, D.I.T.C. is the essence of New York street hip-hop, complete with gritty, boom bap, neck-breaking beats and sample-based jazz/soul […]
There is no character in popular culture with more intrigue or more mystique than The Pizza Delivery Guy. Zooming around the back alleys and secret shortcuts of every major city on a Vespa, day and night, smoking the devil's lettuceShow More Summary
Image via Instagram Having opened its gates on Wednesday, Glastonbury Festival gets properly underway this afternoon–but Azealia Banks won't be joining the fun. She'd been scheduled to play the Other Stage tomorrow afternoon, but, as the festival confirms via Twitter, she's had to pull out. Show More Summary
Yesterday, producer Tommy LiPuma sent along a link to a documentary from the BBC featuring interviews with jazz legends Louis Armstrong, Lil Hardin, Duke Ellington (above), Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald. The display is a bit...
Some people let fame go to their heads. They start purchasing medieval castles, charging their fans over £200 to have a photo taken at arm's length away from them, and losing their shit on stage at the iHeartRadio Festival because their set got cut and they are "not Justin Bieber, you motherfuckers”. Show More Summary
Charlie Belle: Gyasi Bonds, Jendayi Bonds, shot by Barclay Ice & Coal. Wanna feel bad about yourself? This Austin-based brother sister duo's average age is 15. Drummer Gyasi started in on the drums at four year's old and they've been playing together since 2011. Show More Summary
Jessica Pratt has been touring nearly nonstop since the release of her second album, On Your Own Love Again (Drag City); earlier this month the label announced her tour would be extending, sending Pratt back to Europe after she completes her North America dates in August.
Hop Along wasn’t a band I was ready for—every track on their latest album, Painted Shut, gutted me. At first listen, the songs from this Philly four-piece sound like rallying anthems. A lot of that sound is thanks to vocalist and guitarist Frances Quinlan. Show More Summary