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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

My Chemical Romance Deny Reunion, Confirm Tenth-Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Black Parade’

Yesterday, My Chemical Romance tweeted a 30-second teaser trailer hinting that something was coming on September 23. Since it was their account's first tweet in more…
Brian Josephs / July 21, 2016

Desiigner’s Highly Anticipated ‘Tiimmy Turner’ Finally Hits the Internet

The critical disappointment surrounding Desiigner's debut mixtape New English was alleviated by the anticipation for "Tiimmy Turner." The hype originated from a XXL Freshman Freestyle where the 19-year-old Brooklynite…
Brian Josephs / July 21, 2016

Ty Dolla $ign and Big TC’s ‘No Justice’ Is Out in Full on TIDAL

Last week, Ty Dolla $ign released "No Justice," his collaboration with his incarcerated brother, Big TC, as a three-part Instagram video that interspersed clips of them singing…
Brian Josephs / July 21, 2016

Phantogram Tear S**t Up in ‘You Don’t Get Me High Anymore’ Video

Phantogram's video for "You Don't Get Me High Anymore" is here (via Fader), and it's a flawlessly lit — if occasionally stomach-turning — montage of seedy…
Anna Gaca / July 21, 2016

Rick Ross and Skrillex Team Up for ‘Suicide Squad’ Track ‘Purple Lamborghini’

Suicide Squad: The Album's track list has a wild amalgamation of features: The previously released "Sucker for Pain" managed to mix together Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons,…
Brian Josephs / July 21, 2016

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX Perform Unreleased Songs at a PC Music Party

Experimental-pop collective PC Music and Red Bull Music Academy hosted a sparkly party called Pop City at Los Angeles' Create nightclub last night. Among the performances: Charli…
Anna Gaca / July 21, 2016
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