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Watch Angel Olsen Perform a Solo Version of “Give It Up” in a New York City Church

For NPR's "Field Recordings" series, Angel Olsen performed My Woman's "Give It Up" solo on electric guitar, sitting in the pews at the Fordham University Church…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017

Footwork Experimentalist Jlin to Release Dark Lotus EP in February, Full-Length Coming This Year

The Gary, Indiana, producer Jlin, whose debut full-length Dark Energy was one of the best and most challenging albums of 2015, will release a new 12" entitled Dark…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017

New Music: Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White – “Sunday Morning” (Velvet Underground Cover)

Next week, Virginia retro-pop auteur Matthew E. White and British singer-songwriter Flo Morrissey will release Gentlewoman, Ruby Man, a collection of duet covers of songs by Frank…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017

Coachella Owner, Who Donated to Anti-Gay Causes as Recently as 2014, Dismisses Criticism as “Fake News”

This week, the internet revisited old criticisms of Philip Anschutz, owner of AEG, a media conglomerate whose holdings include the Coachella Valley Music and Arts…
Andy Cush / January 6, 2017

No One Really Knows How Donald Trump Will Handle Legal Weed

On the day of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, pro-weed activists will hand out thousands of joints to the assembled crowds in Washington, D.C., where citizens…
Andy Cush / January 5, 2017

Rappers With Real Guns Stage Fake Bank Robbery for Music Video, Cops Not Pleased

Texas rapper Tru Keezy learned the hard way this week that if you're going to stage a bank robbery for your music video, you should…
Andy Cush / January 5, 2017

David Bowie Fans Are Still Sending Us Incredibly Elaborate Blackstar Easter Eggs

This Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the release of David Bowie's Blackstar, and Bowie fans are still searching for secret glyphs and hidden messages in its…
Andy Cush / January 4, 2017

Watch a Guy Sleep Through Doom Metal Band Fórn’s Entire Set While Passed Out Onstage

My friend Brian, who plays bass in the scorched-Earth metal band Fórn, shared a video of a recent set on Facebook today with the caption, "Don't…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

NYC Punks Show Me the Body Say Coachella Put Them on Lineup After They Declined to Play

If you squint a little at the newly revealed lineup flyer for Coachella 2017, you’ll see the tiny name of a band called Show Me…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

Listen to Peanut Butter Wolf’s Mix of Music by Artists Who Died in 2016

RIP 2016, Peanut Butter Wolf's new DJ mix of music from artists who died last year, does not begin with Prince or David Bowie, but Bobby…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

Foo Fighters Announce First U.S. Show in Nearly Two Years at California’s BottleRock Festival

Last year, Foo Fighters filed lawsuits, faked their own breakup, and rocked out to GN'R, but Dave Grohl and the boys haven't actually played a live show since…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

Sleater-Kinney Announce Live in Paris Album, Share Single “Surface Envy”

This month, '90s punk heroes Sleater-Kinney will release Live in Paris, an album documenting one night of the tour supporting their strong comeback record No Cities to Love. The album…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

Singer Resigns From Mormon Tabernacle Choir Over Donald Trump Inauguration Performance

Last week, Donald Trump caught a break when the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir agreed to perform at his inauguration after seemingly every other musician on…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2017

Who’s to Blame for Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve Performance Debacle?

If you weren't watching on New Year's Eve and spent the rest of the weekend in noble observation of a resolution to cut down on using…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2017

New Music: Tyga – “Feel Me” ft. Kanye West

Another new year, another new Kanye song--sort of. After dropping "Only One" on the first day of the year in 2015 and "Facts" last year,…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2017

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