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New Music: Arca Shares “Piel,” Announces Self-Titled Album Out in April

Arca has announced a new self-titled album, the followup to 2015's Mutants and last year's Entrañas EP. Arca, the first XL Recordings release for the slippery electronic music composer and producer,…
Andy Cush / February 22, 2017

Dirty Projectors’ Self-Titled New Album Is Now Available for Streaming, Three Days Early

Three days before its scheduled release, Dirty Projectors' sprawling, self-titled seventh album appeared on streaming services this afternoon. Dirty Projectors is the followup to 2012's Swing Lo Magellan, and finds head…
Andy Cush / February 21, 2017

Hear Diplo Revisit His Hollertronix Days on New Hourlong BBC Radio Mix

Before he had a handful of Grammy nominations and a satirical TV show about his life starring a former resident of Dawson's Creek, Diplo was one half of…
Andy Cush / February 21, 2017

The Composers Behind the Epic Music of Planet Earth II Talk About Scoring the Iguana Chase Scene and Working With David Attenborough

Ten years after Planet Earth blew the minds of every biology student and pot-smoking teen who came across it, the BBC has rolled out the sequel: Planet Earth II, which…
Andy Cush / February 21, 2017

Did Trump’s White House Use the Associated Press to Invent a “Fake News” Story?

On Friday morning, the Associated Press published a story with frightening implications: Based on a draft of a Department of Homeland Security memo, it alleged that…
Andy Cush / February 17, 2017

New Music: Parquet Courts – “Captive of the Sun (Remix)” ft. Bun B

The soundtrack to the 1993 Emilio Estevez thriller Judgement Night is a great oddball artifact of the alternative rock era, with collaborations between rappers and indie rockers…
Andy Cush / February 17, 2017

Hear Teklife’s On Life, a New 23-Track Footwork Compilation From the Chicago Crew

Today, the Chicago footwork crew Teklife released On Life, a new compilation of 23 tracks, with contributions from veterans like RP Boo and Traxman and rising stars like DJ Paypal…
Andy Cush / February 17, 2017

Piers Morgan Was a Kehlani Fan Before Most of Us Had Even Heard of Her

Before Kehlani was bringing freewheeling fun and swinging hooks back to 2010s R&B as a solo artist, she was the frontwoman of Poplyfe, a teenaged ensemble that…
Andy Cush / February 16, 2017

“Fred Trump Told Me Not to Rent to Blacks”: Horror Stories From the FBI’s 1970s Investigation into Racism at Trump Apartments

In 1973, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Trump Management Incorporated, as well as its president and…
Andy Cush / February 16, 2017

New Music: Jacques Greene – “To Say”

Today, the Montreal club music producer Jacques Greene shares "To Say," another track from his sleek and nocturnal debut full-length Feel Infinite. "To Say" is instantly recognizable as a…
Andy Cush / February 15, 2017

Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Could Be Brought Down By a 27-Year-Old Oprah Episode [UPDATE]

In 1990, the ex-wife of a high-profile attorney named Andrew Puzder appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, wearing a disguise and using an assumed name. Without using…
Andy Cush / February 15, 2017

Perfume Genius Announces Tour, New Album Coming This Year

Perfume Genius has announced a U.S. tour, beginning with a performance at the Marfa Myths festival in May, and ending in San Francisco in July. These…
Andy Cush / February 14, 2017

Hear Steve Gunn’s Minimal Covers of Two Songs by the Smiths

From his rough-hewn, rambling music, you wouldn't immediately take Steve Gunn for a Smiths fan, but apparently he's been a devotee since his days as…
Andy Cush / February 13, 2017

Donald Trump’s Tweets Make a Ridiculously Catchy Mallcore Emo Song

The more you think about it, the more you realize Donald Trump has in common with archetypal emo kid of the mid-2000s: elaborate hairstyle, hatred…
Andy Cush / February 13, 2017

Ryan Adams on WTF: Smoking a Joint With Keith Richards Was Like the Sistine Chapel

In advance of his new album Prisoner, Ryan Adams appeared on today's episode WTF with Marc Maron, chatting with Maron about his back catalog, his early punkish days as…
Andy Cush / February 13, 2017

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