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Hear Sun Kil Moon and Jesu’s Bleak New Song ‘Needles Disney World’

Earlier this year, Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek and Jesu's Justin Broadrick joined forces to release a joint LP. Now, the duo is working on…
Ilana Kaplan / August 31, 2016

The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016

Jenny Hval Romps in a Graveyard in ‘Conceptual Romance’ Video

Jenny Hval has described her forthcoming album Blood Bitch as inspired by blood and and '70s horror and exploitation films, and her new video for "Conceptual Romance" marries just those things. There's interpretive dancing…
Anna Gaca / August 31, 2016

Chris Brown Released on $250,000 Bail

Chris Brown is out of jail today on $250,000 bail, NBC Los Angeles reports. L.A. police arrested the singer last night on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon,…
Anna Gaca / August 31, 2016

Ka and the Hidden Lineage of Brownsville Hip-Hop

Ka uses a minimalist’s palette — haunted instrumental loops and laconic delivery — to color his songs' brutal realism and serrated wit. The 44-year-old New York…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

Ty Dolla $ign Is a Sci-Fi ‘Zaddy’ in Latest Video

Ty Dolla $ign is thinking about the release of Campaign, his upcoming project, and love in the future. The video for his most recent single "Zaddy"
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

Watch Sleigh Bells F**k the Summer Up in Their New Video for ‘It’s Just Us Now’

No one else sounds like Sleigh Bells, and that's partly because with each successive release they seem to do more and more things that no…
Dan Weiss / August 30, 2016

Chris Brown Allegedly Pulled a Gun on a Woman

Update: After an hours-long standoff, the Los Angeles Times reports that Brown was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon late Tuesday afternoon. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Lt. Chris…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

‘Colbert’ Grabs an Angel Olsen Performance and a Riz MC (Riz Ahmed) Freestyle

The Night Of star Riz Ahmed/Riz MC has a new project with Heems on the way and Angel Olsen has a new album coming out in a couple of…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

James Corden Invites Himself Into Kanye West’s ‘Fade’

Kanye West's "Fade" video snatched the spotlight from Swiftgate and directed it towards G.O.O.D. Music queen Teyana Taylor, who spends the video showing off her…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2016

Taylor Swift Is Not Above Jury Duty

Kim Kardashian's Snapchat revelation earlier this summer revealed that anybody, including Taylor Swift, can catch an L. But this Monday has proven that no one,…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2016

Tegan and Sara Fight With ‘White Knuckles’ in Latest Video

Tegan and Sara have decided to drop another Love You to Death video following the annual pop culture dust-up known as the MTV Video Music Awards.
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2016

The VMAs Need to Stop Relying on Their Stars So Much

In 2006, the MTV Video Music Awards were on the brink of absolute disaster. That year's ceremonies, hosted by an expired Jack Black, were brutally…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016

Signals Midwest Head Forward in the Face of Adversity on New Album ‘At This Age’

Signals Midwest have lived through a lot during their eight years together as a band. With their upcoming fourth record At This Age, the Cleveland-based…
Josh Rosenberg / August 29, 2016

Despite Stacked Lineup, Afropunk Is Still ‘the Other Black’

You know when it’s Afropunk weekend in Brooklyn. The black women with brightly dyed hair, septum piercings, and round shades; the fellas in African-patterned garbs…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2016

Listen to Wilco’s New Song ‘Someone to Lose’

Prior to Wilco's new LP dropping on September 9, the band has shared another new song, "Someone To Lose" — the third the band has…
Ilana Kaplan / August 29, 2016

CHVRCHES Paid Tribute to Harambe at Reading Festival This Weekend

CHVRCHES made a very special dedication during their set at Reading Festival on Friday. Before performing "Under the Tide" from their 2013 debut album, The Bones…
Ilana Kaplan / August 29, 2016

Bon Iver Share Another New Electronic Song, ’33 “God”‘

Justin Vernon's eponymous sophomore album as Bon Iver came out five years ago, so the thirst for the upcoming 22, A Million on September 30…
Dan Weiss / August 29, 2016

Rihanna Accepts MTV’s Video Vanguard Award, Performs Four Mini-Medley Sets

Rihanna served as MTV's unofficial house performer for the Video Music Awards this year, performing a quartet of medleys spanning her career of megahits. The…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016
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