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Polaris Prize 2016 Long List: Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, and More

Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize has announced its "long list" of potential nominees for this year's award, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, Kaytranada, and…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Link Up With Kaytranada Again for ‘Lavender’

Jazz quartet BADBADNOTGOOD and Montreal producer Kaytranada have been working together for a while. The results have been good: "Weight Off" is one of 99.9%'s highlights and…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

Phantogram Light Up the Dark on New Single ‘You Don’t Get Me High Anymore’

After teasing it a full three weeks in advance, Phantogram have debuted "You Don't Get Me High Anymore" on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show today.
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

Foo Fighters Will Sue Insurers of Gigs Canceled After Paris Terrorist Attacks

Foo Fighters are looking for financial reimbursement following some canned 2015 European tour dates. ITV News reports that the band will sue insurers for the shows they were…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

Vince Staples Funds Program Dedicated to Helping Kids in Long Beach

On Tuesday, Vince Staples appeared in his hometown of Long Beach, California to announce the launch of a program dedicated to helping the youth in his…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

Brandy Clark Proves She’s Nobody’s ‘Girl Next Door’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Definitely-not-the "Girl Next Door" Brandy Clark brought her country stomper of the same title to Late Night With Seth Meyers last night. The longtime songwriter gave…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

DJ Shadow Brings Run the Jewels to ‘Fallon’ for ‘Nobody Speak’

Musical guest DJ Shadow was joined by Run the Jewels on last night's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing their collaboration "Nobody Speak" with a live horn section. (Perhaps…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

Listen to YG’s ‘Still Brazy’ Right Now — Two Days Early

Two years after his fantastic debut My Krazy Life, YG returns with his sophomore effort Still Brazy. The highly anticipated album is available to stream on Apple Music…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

D∆WN Goes to Space in Her VR Video for ‘Not Above That’

Futuristic pop star Dawn Richard — who performs under D∆WN these days, of course — has just released a virtual reality music video for her 2016…
Brennan Carley / June 14, 2016

Deftones’ Chino Moreno Will Perform Inside an Icelandic Volcano

Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival goes down from June 16 through 19, and it hosts a variety of big acts like Radiohead, Action Bronson, Of Monsters and…
Rachel Brodsky / June 14, 2016

Travi$ Scott Rolls to the Party Solo in Major Lazer’s ‘Night Riders’ Video

"Night Riders" didn't get pushed as a single after it appeared a year ago on Major Lazer's Peace Is the Mission, but today the posse cut —…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Young Thug, and More to Perform at Treasure Island Music Festival

Festival season is considered mostly over by October, but those with a severe hankering for live outdoor music events have this year's Treasure Island Music Festival to…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Danny Brown Returns With Jittery New Single ‘When It Rain’

Detroit rapper Danny Brown has just dropped his new single (and music video), "When It Rain," produced by U.K. musician Paul White. The track clocks in…
Brennan Carley / June 14, 2016

Descendents Announce Fall U.S. Tour Dates

Earlier this month, Descendents announced their first new album in 12 years, Hypercaffium Spazzinate, along with a coinciding single, "Victim of Me." Now the punk…
Rachel Brodsky / June 14, 2016

Aesop Rock Performs on ‘The Late Show’ With Yo La Tengo

Aesop Rock has been rapping professionally for about 20 years, known as an acclaimed lyricist for a majority of them. But his appearance on last…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

James Corden and Red Hot Chili Peppers Play Some ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Red Hot Chili Peppers' publicity run for their upcoming album The Getaway took them to James Corden's famed "Carpool Karaoke" segment last night. The Late Late Show host, who's been…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Watch Disclosure Premiere a New Song at Their Wild Life Festival

Update 2: Disclosure have shared their EP's other two tracks, "Feel Like I Do" with Al Green and "Boss." Those are below.
Brennan Carley / June 14, 2016

Kanye West Officially Announces Saint Pablo Tour

Update: Kanye West has added five more dates to his Saint Pablo tour, including a second date in Toronto, a third date in Los Angeles,…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Lil Wayne Reportedly Suffered a Seizure During a Cross-Country Flight

Update: A representative for Lil Wayne told The Fader that the rhymer is in stable condition after the mid-flight seizures: "[W]e can confirm that he did experience a minor…
Brian Josephs / June 13, 2016

Kanye West Has Finally Released the Trailer for His ‘Only One’ Video Game

At his Madison Square Garden-staged Yeezy Season 3 show — the centerpiece of February's messy The Life of Pablo lead-in — Kanye West played the teaser for Only One, a…
Brian Josephs / June 13, 2016
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