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New Music: Baked – “Stay”

"Stay," a new song from the Brooklyn indie rock quintet Baked, will appeal to fans of Crazy Horse-era Neil Young, with its high, mournful singing,…
Andy Cush / January 18, 2017

Metallica Are Performing at the Grammys

Following the announcement of the nominees for 59th Annual Grammy Awards in December, the first round of performers for the ceremony, which will air on CBS…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2017

Good Teen Takes Panic Selfie With Nick Cave So He Wouldn’t Feel Left Out

Kid--it's Nick Cave. Can someone please tell me who this celeb is? Everyone was asking him for pics and I didn't wanna feel…
Jeremy Gordon / January 18, 2017

Migos Bring “Bad and Boujee” To Jimmy Kimmel Live

Though Ed Sheeran (a.k.a. Sheezus) may have dethroned Migos' viral smash "Bad and Boujee" from the top of the Hot 100, the ATL rap trio…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2017

Donald Trump Has Compelled Audioslave to Reunite

In two days, Donald Trump will be the president of the United States. On the night of his inauguration, Prophets of Rage—the mutant alt-rock supergroup…
Jeremy Gordon / January 18, 2017

Nigerian Funk Pioneer William Onyeabor Dead at 70

Nigerian synth-funk pioneer and independent record producer William Onyeabor has passed away at the age of 70, a representative from David Byrne's Luaka Bop Records…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2017

Waka Flocka Flame Steals a Fan’s Donald Trump Jersey and Wipes His Ass

There's going to be a throng of artists protesting Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration, but Waka Flocka Flame got a head start on them last night…
Brian Josephs / January 18, 2017

Watch The xx Perform “Lips” and “Say Something Loving” on Fallon

The xx celebrated the release of their new album I See You with an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. Only one song, "Lips,"
Anna Gaca / January 18, 2017

Inauguration Performer Toby Keith’s Restaurant Chain Is a Failed Mess. Sad!

Country music star Toby Keith spent this weekend defending his decision to perform at Thursday's "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration," an official part of Donald Trump's…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017

Listen to an Anti-Trump Women’s March Chant Featuring Fiona Apple

Last month Fiona Apple fans were treated, via a live video from a Standard Rock protest concert, to a Weird-Al-style "The Christmas Song" parody by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2017

New Music: Hurray for the Riff Raff – “Hungry Ghost”

Hurray for the Riff Raff, the folk-rock outlet of New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra, is preparing the release of her new album, The Navigator. Today's single, "Hungry…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017

Hip-Hop Podcast Host Taxstone’s Bail Set to $500,000 After Being Arrested in Connection to Irving Plaza Shooting

On MLK Day, Brooklyn personality Taxstone (born Daryl Campbell) was arrested after he was allegedly linked to the gun used in last May's Irving Plaza shooting…
Brian Josephs / January 17, 2017

Oh No, Sam Moore of Sam and Dave Is Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Today in Wow-that's-really-too-bad news: Sam Moore, one half of legendary Stax duo Sam and Dave has been added to the lineup of acts scheduled for Trump's inaugural…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2017

New Music: Cam’ron Samples Vanessa Carlton on “10,000 Miles”

Yesterday, Cam'ron posted a video preview of a new song called "10,000 Miles" to his Instagram. Looping a riff from Vanessa Carlton's timeless "A Thousand…
Rob Arcand / January 17, 2017

Eagles of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes Hit With Restraining Order Over Alleged Voodoo Death Threats

Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes has been accused of threatening to kill one of his ex-friends, according to TMZ. Hughes allegedly glued a…
Taylor Berman / January 17, 2017

Review: On Love If Possible, Shintaro Sakamoto Makes Perfectionist Pop for the Extraterrestrial Bachelor Pad

In the late 1950s and early ‘60s--the space age that spawned The Jetsons and brought hi-fi stereos into countless suburban living rooms--Americans were infatuated with…
Andy Cush / January 17, 2017

Oui, It’s Rae Sremmurd Delivering the Weather Report in France

Noted rock stars Rae Sremmurd are also part-time meteorologists. Before kicking off the European leg of their ongoing tour, the Black Beatles stopped by France’s TMC…
Brian Josephs / January 17, 2017

Following Fatal BPM Festival Shooting, Mexican City of Playa Del Carmen Bans EDM Events

After five people were killed in a shooting and subsequent stampede at a nightclub afterparty for the BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico over the…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017

Stream the Simpsons’ Hip-Hop Episode Featuring Beyoncé, Spike Lee, RZA, Common, More

If you missed it on Sunday, you can now stream the hip-hop-themed, Great-Gatsby-parodying Simpsons double-episode "The Great Phatsby" via Fox and Hulu. The episode…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2017
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