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New York City Country Festival FarmBorough Has Been Canceled After Only One Year

Farmborough, New York City's first major country festival, has been canceled after only one year. Founders Entertainment, the same company behind the annual Governors Ball…
James Grebey / February 9, 2016

Every Ty Segall Release, Ranked

There are three things about Ty Segall that will probably never change: The San Francisco garage-rock icon is a prolific songwriter, plays the guitar very…
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

DMX Found Unconscious, Revived by Cops After Alleged Overdose

DMX was revived by the police last night outside of his Yonkers hotel after he was found unconscious as the result of an alleged overdose, TMZ reports.
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2016

Wild Nothing Announces World Tour, Shares ‘A Woman’s Wisdom’

Jack Tatum, a.k.a. Wild Nothing, will soon release his forthcoming record, Life of Pause, on February 19 via Captured Tracks. So far he's shared a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2016

The ‘Happy Birthday’ Song Is Finally Going to Enter Public Domain

The bafflingly long legal saga over the "Happy Birthday" song, of all things, is drawing ever-nearer to a close. For some 80 years, Warner/Chappell owned…
James Grebey / February 9, 2016

Review: Junior Boys Are Smoldering With Lust Beneath Their ‘Big Black Coat’

Junior Boys — the Canadian duo of Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus — rose to prominence in the mid-'00s on a then-unheard of proposition: soul…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2016

Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Interviews Savages for ‘MAGNET’ Magazine

Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal has interviewed London punks Savages, who just released their sophomore LP Adore…
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

Bryan J Asks ‘Why?’ On Michael Jackson-Sampling New Single

You may remember one of R&B's more chivalrous romantics, Bryan J, from 2010's sprightly "Let Me Take You Out," featuring Decatur, Georgia rap crew Travis Porter. Five years…
Megan Bradley / February 9, 2016

Dana Falconberry & Medicine Bow Contemplate Transformation with ‘Dolomite’

Singer-songwriter Dana Falconberry— and five-piece backing band Medicine Bow— are as nature-focused as their names suggest. The Austin-based warbler is known for her organic and constantly shifting approach to…
Megan Bradley / February 9, 2016

The 1975 Care Because You Do

Yes, this is the line for the 1975 concert. It’s a Friday night in early December, about 45 minutes before the quartet are scheduled to…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2016

Ciara Sues Ex-Fiancé Future for $15 Million Over Alleged Slander and Libel

Ciara's relationship with Future, her ex-fiancé and father of her child, has been rocky recently, to say the least. Now, she's reportedly taking legal action…
James Grebey / February 9, 2016

Bon Iver Release Rare B-Side, ‘Haven, Mass,’ to Eaux Claires Ticketholders

Update: The Eaux Claires / DEUX mixtape has been uploaded to SoundCloud, according to Kyle Matteson. Listen to the tape's A- and B-sides below. …
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

A$AP Ferg Reclaims ‘Work’ With New Rihanna Remix

As the previous artist with the most famous song entitled "Work" of the 2010s, A$AP Ferg of course had right of first refusal when it…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2016

Ewan McGregor Performs ‘Heroes’ at Los Angeles David Bowie Tribute

Last night in Wes Hollywood, an All-Star cast assembled at the Roxy to pay tribute to the late great David Bowie. A handful of those…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2016

Flavor Flav Pleads No Contest to DUI Charges

Flavor Flav has pleaded no contest to a Las Vegas charge of driving while intoxicated, Billboard reports. The rapper, Flavor of Love star, and former chicken-and-ribs (and House…
Harley Brown / February 8, 2016

Watch Sufjan Stevens Perform a Shimmering Version of ‘Carrie & Lowell’ Live

Sufjan Stevens' Carrie & Lowell was one of the Best Albums of 2015, and today for no particular occasion Asthmatic Kitty decided to share a beautiful live…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Won’t Get Chumped Again

"There never was a plan." That's the most frequently echoed sentiment when talking to Chumped, the now-former pop-punk fourpiece, on Saturday night, hours…
Andrew Unterberger / February 8, 2016

Zayn Malik Gets His First No. 1 Single on the Hot 100, One Direction Still Have Zero

The future is bright for Zayn Malik, as are the burning bridges in his wake. The ex-One Direction member's debut solo single, "Pillowtalk," was No.
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Rick Rubin Announces ‘Star Wars Headspace,’ a Compilation of Sounds From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Rick Rubin announced today that he’s behind a new compilation of tracks made of sound effects from the Star Wars films. This awesome, geeky, and officially sanctioned endeavor…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016
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