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DIIV Do a Convincing Cat Power While Covering ‘Nude As the News’

Cat Power's What Would the Community Think turns 20 this year, and DIIV marked a modern classic with a cover of "Nude As the News" during a…
Anna Gaca / April 21, 2016

Viet Cong Have Officially Changed Their Name to Preoccupations

Canadian post-punks Viet Cong have officially announced that they'll be changing their name to Preoccupations, the band announced in a Facebook post this morning.
Brennan Carley / April 21, 2016

Azealia Banks Shared a Rihanna Demo and a New Solo Track Last Night

During a late-night Periscope last night, New York City rapper Azealia Banks played fans a 90-second snippet of what she said was a demo she'd…
Brennan Carley / April 21, 2016

Eddie Vedder Recorded the ‘Batman’ Theme Song With His Daughter

KAPOW! Here's Eddie Vedder and daughter Harper, age 7, covering the classic Batman theme. It's a straight-ahead, surf-guitar rendition of Neal Hefti's catchy intro from the '60s TV show starring Adam…
Anna Gaca / April 21, 2016

A$AP Ferg Releases Video for Non-Album Track ‘FLEM’

"Already cooked the album up but I’m still baking," attests A$AP Ferg partway through the video for his new song, "FLEM." Indeed, though Ferg is…
Andrew Unterberger / April 21, 2016

Brian Eno Shares Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘I’m Set Free’

Next week, Brian Eno will release The Ship, his first solo album in four years. Closing the two-song set will be the three-part "Fickle Sun,"
Andrew Unterberger / April 21, 2016

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover ZZ Top’s ‘Tush’ and ‘La Grange’

Smashing Pumpkins appear to be on a bit of a ZZ Top kick, as Billy "William" Corgan and his band covered two of the bearded-ones'
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

Flume Enlists Tove Lo to Masterfully ‘Say It’ for Him

Australian beat mastermind Flume has already started to make a habit of big-stage festival appearances here in the United States, and his upcoming album Skin —…
Brennan Carley / April 20, 2016

Supergroup Gone Is Gone Release Slamming First Song, ‘Violescent’

Gone Is Gone — the recently announced supergroup featuring Mastodon's Troy Sanders, Queens of the Stone Age's Troy VanLeeuwen, and At the Drive-In's Tony Hajjar —…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

Elvis Depressedly Share Pensive New Track, ‘slip’

In 2013, Mat Cothran, a.k.a. the brain behind lo-fi luminary Elvis Depressedly, released an EP called holo pleasures. It'll be reissued via Run For Cover along with a…
Rachel Brodsky / April 20, 2016

Taboo, One of the Two Members of Black Eyed Peas You Don’t Need to Care About, Released a Solo Single

We human beings are mere mortals. Every one of us has a finite time on this Earth. So, given that we're all going to die…
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

Garbage Can’t Shake Self-Doubt on Blazing New Single, ‘Empty’

Alt-pop pioneers Garbage recently announced news of their sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds, and now they've unveiled its first single, "Empty."
Rachel Brodsky / April 20, 2016

Colleen Green Celebrates the Leafy Holiday With ‘Green My Eyes’

Colleen Green's 2015 release, I Want to Grow Up, was one of SPIN's 50 Best Albums of the Year for good reason — its insightful takes on…
Brennan Carley / April 20, 2016

Watch Rihanna’s NSFW ‘Needed Me’ Video

Rihanna has a new video for "Needed Me" out today, which is April 20. "Just because it's 420," she explained on Instagram. The…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

Snapchat Celebrates 4/20 With a Blackface Bob Marley Filter

Snapchat, the popular photo-messaging app, likes to celebrate holidays and special events by giving its users fun filters that change the way their faces look.
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

AEG Live Has Reportedly Purchased Bowery Presents

Billboard reports that global concert promoter AEG Live has finalized a long-in-the-making deal to purchase formerly independent New York City promoter Bowery Presents, responsible for…
Brennan Carley / April 20, 2016

Courtney Love Reportedly Kicked Out of Coachella Afterparty for ‘Being Too Drunk’

Reports say Courtney Love might've gotten a little too sloppy at a Coachella afterparty this weekend, according to the New York Post's notorious gossip section Page Six. Sources for the…
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

Grimes Performs ‘Flesh Without Blood,’ ‘REALiTi,’ and ‘Ave Maria’ on BBC Radio 1

Grimes and band member HANA beamed into Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show yesterday to perform Art Angels' "Flesh Without Blood" and "REALiTi." The multi-talented Claire…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

The Flaming Lips Bring ‘Space Oddity,’ Chewbacca to the ‘Late Show’

The Flaming Lips brought their cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" to last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Frontman Wayne Coyne also returned to his perch on Chewbacca's…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

Fetty Wap Gets Real For a Minute on New Track ‘My Environment’

Reigning SPIN Rookie of the Year Fetty Wap shared a new song on his SoundCloud last night. "My Environment" is a four minute track built…
Andrew Unterberger / April 20, 2016
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