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Lowell and Icona Pop Break the Speed Limit, Give Zero F—ks on ‘Ride’

Toronto pop singer Lowell teamed up with Swedish electropop rabble-rousers Icona Pop for a rambunctious new single dedicated to rebellion and the open road. According to Fader, which premiered…
James Grebey / August 20, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie’s Facebook Page Had a Sexual Awakening

Well, it’s a rough morning to be the person in charge of Death Cab for Cutie’s social media. As Noisey points out, their Facebook page…
Colin Joyce / August 20, 2015

Metric Share Their Restless New Single, ‘Fortunes’

A few weeks out from releasing their new album, Pagans in Vegas, Canadian synth-rock outfit Metric have unveiled an anxious-sounding new single called “Fortunes.” Frontwoma…
Rachel Brodsky / August 20, 2015

DeJ Loaf Shares Creeping Singles ‘I Got Problems,’ ‘You Don’t Know Me’

DeJ Loaf dropped a pair of new tracks on her Soundcloud account, and from the very top, she’d like a word. “You thought ‘Try Me’…
Colin Joyce / August 20, 2015

Iggy Azalea Denies Heroin Use, Blames ‘Track Marks’ on Cat

Iggy Azalea would like everyone to know that she wasn’t chasing the dragon — she was just playing with a cat. The “Fancy” singer wa…
James Grebey / August 20, 2015

Massive Attack and Run the Jewels to Play Banksy’s New Theme Park

The anonymous street artist known as Banksy has opened a super-dark pop-art “theme park” — or “bemusement park” — called Dismaland. Open for five weeks in,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 20, 2015

Carly Rae Jepsen Gave Legs to ‘Run Away With Me’ on ‘Tonight Show’

To celebrate the release of her new album E•MO•TION, Carly Rae Jepsen swung by The Tonight Show last night to play the year’s best pop single…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2015

RiFF RAFF and Danny Brown Get Trippy in Monster Energy Drink-Laden ‘Wetter Than Tsunami’ Video

RiFF RAFF and Danny Brown have released a new, moderately insane video for their joint “Wetter Than Tsunami.” Bazookas that shoot out Monster energy drink…
Harley Brown / August 20, 2015

Hear a New Uptempo Janet Jackson Snippet, ‘The Great Forever’

Update: Jackson has shared the full lyrics to “The Great Forever” via Twitter. Good Morning America also premiered a behind-the-scenes video of the photo shoot…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2015

Stream New Albums From Beach House, Destroyer, and Yo La Tengo

Happy Thursday! As happens every week, NPR’s First Listen is streaming albums due the following Friday, and August 28 is the release date for three highly…
Harley Brown / August 20, 2015
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