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Lady Gaga’s Forgettable ‘Applause’: The Sound of One Pop Star Clapping for Herself

Clapping is a behavior so deeply rooted in human beings it's almost an instinct. You can see babies and toddlers clapping just because everybody else…
Marc Hogan / August 12, 2013

Frank Ocean and Tyler, the Creator Headlining Second Odd Future Carnival

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon has helped bring Odd Future into American homes. Tyler, the Creator and Hodgie Beats made their television debut on the show…
Jordan Sargent / August 12, 2013

Stream Blouse’s Sensual, Rippling ‘A Feeling Like This’

Blouse teased their upcoming sophomore album, Imperium, a few weeks back with "No Shelter," a watery lead single that introduced the Portland trio's newfound aversion to synths…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Paramore Conduct Explosive Power-Pop Ballet at Teen Choice Awards

Paramore conquered the stage at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles last night (August 11), performing "Still Into You," a gleeful, glockenspiel-kissed standout…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Superchunk’s Ever-Youthful New Album ‘I Hate Music’ Is Streaming Online

Luckily for Superchunk fans, the North Carolina indie stalwarts didn't wait another nine years between studio albums. Their latest LP, I Hate Music is due out…
Dan Reilly / August 12, 2013

Watch the National Light Up ‘Terrible Love’ With the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir at Outside Lands

The National's long-in-the-works Grateful Dead tribute album is finally coming to fruition, but fans at this past weekend's Outside Lands festival were lucky enough to see…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Stream Balance and Composure’s Piledriving ‘Tiny Raindrop’

Balance and Composure display a deft sense of, well, balance and composure. The Doylestown, Pennsylvania, five-piece wed emotionally vulnerable lyrics with surging, layered rhythms, recalling…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Paul McCartney and Kronos Quartet Make ‘Yesterday’ Even Prettier at Outside Lands

Paul McCartney has been dusting off rarely performed Beatles songs for the past few months, and the 71-year-old stuck to his nostalgic streak during Outside Lands…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Katy Perry Goes Full-On ‘Rocky’ for ‘Roar,’ but Can’t Save Her Truck From Drunk Drivers

Katy Perry has released a song about overcoming adversity at a time when one of the trucks she has used to promote her upcoming album…
Marc Hogan / August 12, 2013

Arctic Monkeys’ Booty Call Fails in ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High’ Video

Here's a good lesson on knowing your limit: When the clock in the bar starts melting before your very eyes, it's time to go home.
Dan Reilly / August 12, 2013

Kauf Sets Surreal Portrait in Motion for Illusory ‘Relocate’ Video

Last month, Cut Copy's Cutters Records released the As Much Again EP, the debut short-player from electronic composer Kauf. The six-track collection features the Los Angeles-based…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Album of the Week: Diarrhea Planet’s Pop-Punk Storm ‘I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams’

"All these songs sound like bummer songs," says Diarrhea Planet frontman Jordan Smith. "I promise I'm not that much of a bummer!" Smith's Nashvillian pop-punk…
Paula Mejia / August 12, 2013

Hear Carmen Villain’s Gorgeous Cover of Kurt Vile’s ‘He’s Alright’

"I'm a big fan of Kurt's music," says Carmen Villain of her kinda-sorta namesake, Kurt Vile. "I discovered him when I read an article about…
Philip Sherburne / August 12, 2013

Hear Nine Inch Nails’ Patiently Searing ‘Copy of A’

The concept of "a copy of a copy" is somewhat quaint in a time when digital files can be copied limitlessly without any discernible drop…
Marc Hogan / August 12, 2013

Bret Easton Ellis Narrates a Murder in Placebo’s ‘Too Many Friends’ Video

Writer Bret Easton Ellis has taken a break from his increasingly cushy relationship with Kanye West to narrate Placebo's latest music video. Directed by Saman…
Kyle McGovern / August 9, 2013
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