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Adele Unleashes Inner ‘Monster’ in ‘Corden’ Carpool Karaoke

Update:¬†Nicki Minaj has responded to Adele slaying her verse on Kanye Wests' "Monster." Adele is mad ratchet. I can't take herūüėā #UK #WutsGood…
Andrew Unterberger / January 14, 2016

Oscar 2016 Best Original Song Nominees: Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, the Weeknd, and More

The Academy Award nominations for this year's Best Original Song have just been announced, and they include recent Golden Globe winner "Writing's On the Wall"
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2016

Grammys to Honor Run-D.M.C. With Lifetime Achievement Award

The legendary rap group¬†Run-D.M.C. will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 2016 Grammys, according to the FADER.¬†It will be the rap collective's first Grammy…
James Grebey / January 13, 2016

Some Guy Mashed Up 185 Movies to the Tune of Linkin Park’s ‘In the End’

Today, in things that make you ask, "Why, for the love of God, why?" a fellow named Ross Thompson, a.k.a. YouTuber The Unusual Suspect, has…
Rachel Brodsky / January 13, 2016

You’ll Take to Chairlift’s Hypnotic New Track Like a ‘Moth to the Flame’

Chairlift are dropping their third album, Moth, later this month, and just now on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show they premiered an alluring new track.
James Grebey / January 13, 2016

Into It. Over It. Shares Frenzied ‘Standards’ Lead Track, ‘No EQ’

Last week, Into It. Over It. mastermind Evan Weiss told¬†SPIN all about his new upcoming record,¬†Standards¬†(March 11 via Triple Crown Records), his third full-length under…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016

Moderat (Modeselektor + Apparat) Announce ‘III,’ Spring Tour

Moderat, the emo-techno supergroup of¬†Berlin DJs Modeselektor and German soundscaper Apparat, has announced a new album and 2016 spring tour. Due April 1 (not a…
Harley Brown / January 13, 2016

Leon Bridges Did Some ‘Twistin’ & Groovin’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Leon Bridges appeared on¬†Jimmy Kimmel Live¬†last night, and he brought some class to the joint as he performed his trademark modern soul with a retro…
James Grebey / January 13, 2016

Mountain Jam 2016 Lineup: Beck, Wilco, the Avett Brothers, and More

Hunter, New York's annual Mountain Jam music festival has announced its 2016, with headliners that include Beck, the Avett Brothers, and Wilco. Held from June…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016

Ethiopian Children Learning English Cover ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ for Dave Grohl’s Birthday

Dave Grohl's birthday is tomorrow, and to celebrate, a group of Ethiopian students learning English have put together a tribute in his honor. Singing Nirvana's…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016

Blowfly Has Been Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer, Will Release Final LP Next Month

Update: Blowfly has died at age 79. The following was posted to his Facebook page yesterday afternoon: // Clarence Reid,…
James Grebey / January 13, 2016

Thurston Moore Remembers David Bowie: ‘The Starman Was Indeed the Man Himself’

Many, many musicians have paid tribute to David Bowie this week, including Paul McCartney, Nile Rodgers,¬†Stephin Merritt, Will Sheff, Brian Eno, and more. Yesterday,¬†Thurston Moore…
Rachel Brodsky / January 13, 2016

Madonna Reveals Her ‘Rebel Rebel’ Heart in David Bowie Tribute

Last night in Houston, Texas, Madonna followed up her earlier tribute to the late David Bowie by covering one of his classic rock standards: "Rebel…
Andrew Unterberger / January 13, 2016

Sam Smith Got Mighty Defensive When Asked About Radiohead’s ‘Spectre’ Theme

"Writing's On the Wall," the¬†James Bond theme that Sam Smith wrote for¬†Spectre, is by all accounts a pretty boring song. Perhaps that's why the crooner…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Major Lazer Will Be the First Major U.S. Act to Play Cuba Since Newly Restored Diplomatic Ties

Diplo's genre-crossing Major Lazer has always been a solid indicator of where the sounds of Top 40, dancehall, electronic, and reggae stitch together. That's why…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Earl Sweatshirt Gets Reflective on ‘Mirror’

When¬†SPIN spoke to Earl Sweatshirt at the tail end of last year, he said he was already working on the follow-up to¬†I Don't…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Tiga Travels to ‘Planet E’ With Hudson Mohawke, Announces New Record

Tiga (no, not that Tyga, the good one) announced a new album today, and dropped a trippy-as-all-hell lead single featuring Hudson Mohawke.¬†No Fantasy Required, which…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Tinashe Shares ‘Joyride’ World Tour Dates

We might not yet know when Tinashe will release her sophomore LP, Joyride, but she has just released a slew of world tour dates to…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

Danny L Harle’s ‘Broken Flowers’ Video Escapes the Corporate Doldrums

PC Music's Danny L Harle is one of the most pop-leaning producers to associate with the collective. His tracks¬†lean heavily on pillars made from choruses…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Erykah Badu Turns Kanye West’s ‘Real Friends’ Into ‘Trill Friends’ on New Remix

Erykah Badu appreciates good rap, so it's a welcome Tuesday surprise to hear that she's recorded a spiritual sequel to her revelatory "Hotline Bling" remix¬†with…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016
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