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Beyonce Officially Thinks You Are All Cray

From pretty much the minute Beyoncé announced her pregnancy with a big ol' belly rub onstage at MTV's Video Music Awards in August 2011 to…
Caryn Ganz / April 30, 2012

Lana Del Rey: EDM’s Unlikeliest (and Ubiquitous) Diva

The first time I heard Lana Del Rey, I immediately thought of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" — or, to be precise, Herb Ritts' sultry black-and-white…
Philip Sherburne / April 30, 2012

Watch Rihanna’s Tribal-Rave ‘Where Have You Been’ Video

The video for Rihanna's rave-pop pulser "Where Have You Been" has hit Vevo, and although its multiple cultural references are no less mystifying than in…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2012

Hear Eddie Vedder’s Honeyed Charity Track ‘Skipping’

For his contribution to the Every Mother Counts 2012, a charity compilation for the maternal health advocacy campaign of the same name, Pearl Jam frontman…
David Bevan / April 30, 2012

Danny Brown and Darq E Freaker Finally Unite on ‘Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)’

South London grime producer Darq E Freaker has been around for a hot minute — check the beat he did for 2009’s Tempa T crucial…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / April 30, 2012

M.I.A. Previews New LP ‘Matangi’ With the Best Dancing Video You’ll See This Week

When is a song teaser not just a song teaser? When it's nearly two minutes of what appears to be a new track from an…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2012

Hear Blaqstarr’s Breezy ‘She Is Love’

Diplo's just-released book, 128 Beats Per Minute, credits Baltimore's DJ Blaqstarr with introducing the Mad Decent mogul to rapper Rye Rye, then producing her 2008…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2012

Watch Here We Go Magic’s Fluttery ‘How Do I Know’ Clip

An Oreo-eating man with a vest and cargo shorts must choose between his statuesque, imperious, wheelchair-bound wife and a cheerful, dancing android in the video…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2012

Watch the Weeknd’s Weekend Shows in Boston and New York

Anyone with a Twitter feed and a passing interest in music has realized a good chunk of the population has been going ballistic over Canada's…
Devon Maloney / April 30, 2012

Hear Royal Headache’s Full Self-Titled Power-Pop Throwdown

Next week, What's Your Rupture? will release the self-titled latest from Aussie cyclones (and 5 Best New Artists inductees) Royal Headache. It's a power-pop throwdown…
David Bevan / April 30, 2012

Watch Dr. Dog’s Darkly Quirky ‘Lonesome’ Video

Veteran Philly-area road warriors Dr. Dog have built a successful career on their ability to imbue rootsy rhythms and heavily Band-influenced song structures with a…
David Marchese / April 30, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five

Gonna be one of those guys that talks about some New York party you totally weren't at and all, but man Waka Flocka Flame performing…
Brandon Soderberg / April 27, 2012

The Week’s 9 Controversial, Baffling, and Excellent Covers

It may have been a sluggish week for Internet goodies, but it was a great one for cover songs. From the excellent and deliberate to…
Devon Maloney / April 27, 2012

Rap Release of the Week: Fiend’s ‘Iron Chef’

I know you're tired of the Tupac hologram talk, but it's hard for me to shake that spectacle from my mind. Like I said last…
Brandon Soderberg / April 27, 2012

Hear King Tuff’s Irresistible ‘Keep on Movin”

Kyle Thomas, the Vermont native who performs as King Tuff, has no shortage of breezy garage-pop gems, whether on his previous album, Was Dead, or…
Marc Hogan / April 27, 2012

Watch Chicago MCs Brkf$t Club Sample Grizzly Bear on ‘The Fellowship’

The national hip-hop spotlight is closing in on Chicago — Def Jam signed MCs Lil Reese and Lil Durk on Tuesday and Kanye's remix of…
Leor Galil / April 27, 2012

Nicki Minaj’s Beach-Rave ‘Starships’ Video: The Barbie Who Fell to Earth

"Let Nicki Minaj Be Great," SPIN'S hip-hop blog No Trivia argued not long before the pop-rap multi-threat released her all-over-the-place sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman…
Marc Hogan / April 27, 2012

Justin Bieber Makes Dubious ‘Saved By the Bell’ Reference

Justin Bieber once wore a Kelly Kapowski T-shirt on a red carpet. If that made your Saved by the Bell-loving head spin, consider this latest…
Devon Maloney / April 27, 2012

See the Culturally Confused Rihanna Video From Coldplay’s Tour

Rihanna, undoubtedly still reeling from being shamed by a pair of Aussie podcasters, has something new to worry about today (other than bloggers saying she…
Devon Maloney / April 26, 2012

Download Christian Mistress’ Barn-Burning ‘The Edge of Time’

Complete your Christian Mistress collection by copping this chugging instrumental coda to their swell Possession, an album we praised for its vintage metal choog with…
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 26, 2012
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