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Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival

Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Future and DJ Esco Lead a White Bronco Chase in ‘Juice’ Video

Future and frequent collaborator DJ Esco are leaning hard into the O.J. Simpson murder trial theme. Their new video for "Juice," from last month's E.T.: Esco Terrestrial mixtape,…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Lil Wayne Reportedly Stormed Out of a Weed-Themed Concert Last Night

Update: In a statement, High Times said, "We have no idea why, after a stellar performance by B.o.B, Lil Wayne suddenly ended his performance after just four songs…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon Tell Us How They Really Feel About Michael Jackson on ‘He’s Bad’

Jesu's Justin Broadrick and Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek have absolutely no love lost for Michael Jackson. Their new song, "He's Bad," is nowhere close to…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Lollapalooza Founder Perry Farrell Says He Hates EDM

Lollapalooza is set to power through its 25th anniversary next weekend, and the Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot took a look at the festival's evolution from a one-off touring event to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

Father John Misty Is Having a Rough Day

This week's Republican National Convention forced Stephen Colbert back into his character, but it seems to have knocked the joy out of Father John Misty's. Misty was scheduled to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

Ariana Grande’s Donut Lick Cost Her a Chance to Sing at the White House

Nearly 20,000 emails stolen from Democratic National Committee computers, apparently by Russian government hackers, were posted to WikiLeaks this week. Among the lower-stakes revelations contained within this trove: Ariana Grande…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

YG and Nipsey Hussle Clean Up ‘F**k Donald Trump’ for the ‘Nightly Show’

It's not the 2016 election song we wanted, but it's the one we deserved. YG and Nipsey Hussle appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore last night…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, and Betty Wright Deliver the ‘Holy Key’

After a few minutes of sloganeering and DJ rewinds, DJ Khaled finally played the full version of "Holy Key" on Beats 1. The Major Key cut…
Brian Josephs / July 23, 2016

Teen Suicide Share ‘Greatest Trick’ and ‘Sycamore,’ Prepare to Change Their Name

Baltimore lo-fi buzzers Teen Suicide have shared two new non-album tracks, "Greatest Trick" and "Sycamore." The songs are posted to the group's Bandcamp under the name the World's Greatest,…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Eddie Vedder Is ‘Driven to Tears’ With Sting and Peter Gabriel in Seattle

It's been (checks calendar) one month since our last Eddie Vedder sighting, and we're overdue for another. This time, the Pearl Jam frontman popped up at…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Gucci Mane Celebrates the Release of ‘Everybody Looking’ With Videos for ‘Waybach’ and ‘Out Do Ya’

Gucci Mane has been putting on a masterclass in how to stunt while on house arrest. Everybody Looking, his first album since his recent prison stint,…
Brian Josephs / July 22, 2016

The Rolling Stones Aren’t Cool With Donald Trump Using ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’

This week's Republican National Convention was marked by Melania Trump's plagiarism, Ted Cruz's evangelical pettiness, and the All Lives Matter nonsense. There's also the small matter…
Brian Josephs / July 22, 2016

Tegan and Sara Take Down Marriage Norms on One Knee in New ‘BWU’ Video

On their way to dropping music videos for all of Love You to Death, Tegan and Sara are back with one for the Greg Kurstin-produced "BWU."
Krista Caproni / July 22, 2016

Are Bon Iver Teasing New Music?

Because nothing is ever straightforward anymore, Bon Iver posted a cryptic video on Facebook today. (Actually, it was a livestream video of a video being played…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

You’ll Want to Listen to Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam’s New Single ‘A 1000 Times’

Creating a shiny new project out of the pieces of two seasoned ones, ex-Walkmen singer Hamilton Leithauser has teamed up with ex-Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij…
Rachel Brodsky / July 22, 2016

Noel Gallagher Was Going to Fix Oasis’ ‘Be Here Now’ for Reissue, But Then He Didn’t

Oasis' third album Be Here Now kind of imploded their stranglehold over the charts in 1997, with an infamously druggy reputation (allegedly the Gallaghers were…
Dan Weiss / July 22, 2016

Chairlift ‘Get Real’ on a Surprise New Song

It's not quite a new single and it's not quite an outtake, but Chairlift have shared a new song called "Get Real." The artwork, at least,…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Have a Glass of ‘Cold Water’ From Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, and Mø

After weeks of teasers and a midweek leak, Major Lazer's new song featuring Justin Bieber and Mø, "Cold Water," is officially here. It's a copacetic…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Kehlani Keeps the New Music Coming With ‘Distraction’

After the personal drama from earlier this spring, Kehlani is finally shifting gears to focus on music. It's yielding good results: "Distraction," the follow-up to…
Brian Josephs / July 21, 2016
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