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The 21 Best Pop-Punk Choruses of the 21st Century

Earlier this week, our colleagues at Billboard released a list of the 100 Greatest Choruses of the 21st Century, an audacious undertaking that highlighted the most…
SPIN Staff / April 28, 2017

La La Land Director Damien Chazelle Planning TV Drama About Paris Music Scene

Hot off the success of La La Land, Damien Chazelle is setting his sights on TV. The Oscar-winning director is attached to helm…

The 1975 Announce New Album Music for Cars

The 1975 have announced Music for Cars, the follow-up to last year's I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of…
Jeremy Gordon / April 27, 2017

Donald Trump Is So Toxic That the Restaurant in His SoHo Hotel Is Being Forced to Close

Today, the branch of the sushi empire Koi located in New York's SoHo neighborhood announced that it will be closing. Grub Street, which broke the news, describes…
Jordan Sargent / April 27, 2017

The Simpsons Mock Donald Trump’s First 100 Days In New Short

In a newly released short, The Simpsons have skewered Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. The clip first depicts Donald Trump reading tweets in a…
Emma May / April 27, 2017

Nick Cave Once Proposed a Statue of Himself in His Hometown as a Joke and Now It May Actually Happen

Nick Cave has a reputation as a very serious man, and a lot of the time he lives up to it. But the great Australian…
Andy Cush / April 27, 2017

I Guess I’m Already There: Jonathan Demme Understood How Music and Film Worked Together

"Hi. I’ve got a tape I want to play," says a person dressed like the cabana boy at the health club, possibly in his early…
Alfred Soto / April 27, 2017

Young Thug Says His New Album, Executive Produced by Drake, Will Be Out This Week

Young Thug's last album was 2016's Jeffery. After teasing new music over the last week, last night Thug said his new album—a singing album!—will be out…
Jeremy Gordon / April 27, 2017

Merriweather Post Pavilion Announces 50th Anniversary Show With Father John Misty, Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson

Merriweather Post Pavillion — the famed amphitheater in the DC/Baltimore area — will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by hosting a concert on 7/15.

Read David Byrne’s Heartfelt Tribute to Jonathan Demme

David Byrne and Jonathan Demme--the legendary, versatile, award-winning American director that passed away today--have a long friendship. They met while collaborating on a film that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 26, 2017

I Feel Bad for This Extremely Nervous Person That Gorillaz Pulled Onstage to Sing “Clint Eastwood”

I feel really bad for this person—potentially on hallucinogens—who Damon Albarn pulled on-stage during the Gorillaz' intimate show at Brooklyn's Rough Trade last night. Clearly,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 26, 2017

Remember When Donald Trump Sang the Green Acres Theme With Megan Mullally at the Emmys?

Donald Trump has been in office just under 100 days. Currently, he's trying to finance his mythological border wall to Mexico; he's off, sitting bewildered in some…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 26, 2017

Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, director of movies such as Silence of the Lambs and Stop Making Sense, has died, as Indiewire reports. He was 73 years old. The cause was esophageal…
Jeremy Gordon / April 26, 2017

Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn Both Agree: No One Cares About Liam

As any Oasis or Blur fan will tell you, Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn used to be bitter enemies. Now... they're not. They've even collaborated…
Jeremy Gordon / April 25, 2017

Doritos, Please “Rewind” Your Decision to Put Tape Players in My Chips

The bargain for living in America is knowing that nearly every facet of your life—the foods and drinks you consume, the salary you earn, the…
Jeremy Gordon / April 25, 2017
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