Mitski’s ‘Happy’ Video Is Anything But

Mitski's powerful Puberty 2 record drops next month, and we've already heard singles "Happy" and "Your Best American Girl." Today, Mitski's dropped a brutal video for…
Rachel Brodsky / May 23, 2016

Madonna’s Billboard Music Awards Prince Tribute Was Weak Enough to Get BET Shade

Update: Madonna isn't ignoring the critics. The superstar made Instagram posts flaunting her purple attire along with a caption that addressed the reactions toward her Billboard Music Awards…
Brian Josephs / May 23, 2016

Kesha Performs Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ With Ben Folds at Billboard Music Awards

Embattled pop star Kesha's appearance at the Billboard Music Awards last night was not a sure thing until very recently, her performance originally having been…
Andrew Unterberger / May 23, 2016

Adele Debuts Kaleidoscopic Video for ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’

Adele had a surprise in store for viewers of tonight's Billboard Music Awards: new visuals for her 25 single "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)." The…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Becomes First Album to Chart From Streaming Alone

Chance the Rapper's new album mixtape Coloring Book is the first to debut in the top ten of the Billboard 200 via streaming alone, Billboard reports. The follow-up to Acid Rap debuted at…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

PJ Harvey Performs ‘The Community of Hope,’ Discusses ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ on BBC One

English singer-songwriter PJ Harvey rarely gives interviews, and the rollout of her latest album The Hope Six Demolition Project hasn't been any different. But on the latest…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies Onstage at 51

Nick Menza, a former drummer for metal band Megadeth, died Saturday night (May 21) during a show with his latest band, the progressive rock and jazz fusion group OHM.
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party’ When You Can Watch Courtney Barnett on ‘SNL’ Instead

Was there a party last night? Did you go? Nobody really cares if you did, not when you could have stayed in and watched Courtney Barnett…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

Here’s YG’s New Song with Drake and Kamaiyah, ‘Why You Always Hatin”

YG has a new song, "Why You Always Hatin'," with a guest verse from Drake and a surprise appearance by up-and-coming Oakland rapper Kamaiyah. The track was produced by…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Jay Z, Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Kim, and Nas All Came to the Bad Boy Family Reunion

Today would have been the Notorious B.I.G.'s 44th birthday, and Puff Daddy and the Family celebrated at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night. The first evening of the Bad Boy…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Joanna Newsom Performs ‘Sapokanikan’ and ‘Anecdotes’ on ‘Kimmel’

It's been a few months since Joanna Newsom released the lovely, approachable Divers, but we're certainly not going to complain if she wants to keep touring the late-night circuit.
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Watch Radiohead Play ‘Burn the Witch,’ ‘Daydreaming,’ and More at Amsterdam Tour Kickoff

Two weeks after the release of A Moon Shaped Pool, Radiohead kicked off their world tour at Amsterdam's Heineken Music Hall last night. American electronic composer Holly Herndon opened…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Todd Terje Shares Cover of Yellow Magic Orchestra’s ‘Firecracker’

Next up on Todd Terje & the Olsens' retro dance music playlist: "Firecracker," a song by pioneering Japanese electronic group Yellow Magic Orchestra. The Norwegian producer has…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Alicia Keys Celebrates Individuality With ‘In Common’ Video

After her Saturday Night Live gig a few weeks back, Alicia Keys is gearing up to release her first album since 2012's Girl on Fire. Today (May 20), The…
Brian Josephs / May 20, 2016

Sia Debuts ‘Unforgettable’ Cover on ‘Ellen’

Ellen DeGeneres spent the week making memes out of a certain Toronto rapper and bearing witness to Kanye West's sermonizing. And now she's closed it off…
Brian Josephs / May 20, 2016

Ariana Grande Is a ‘Dangerous Woman’ in ‘Kimmel’ Performance and Snapchat Horror Skit

Ariana Grande is going to be popping up a lot over the next few days because Dangerous Woman, her third studio album, is finally out as…
Brian Josephs / May 20, 2016

Jarvis Cocker Releases Soundtrack to Neil Gaiman’s New TV Series

Neil Gaiman, who's most known for the seminal comic series Sandman and the dark fantasy novella Coraline, will have a TV series based on his short stories…
Brian Josephs / May 20, 2016

Joey Bada$$ Announces the Second Annual Steez Day Festival

Boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ started the Steez Day Festival last year as a tribute to his late friend and fellow rapper Captain Steez, and yesterday…
Dan Weiss / May 20, 2016

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Solves ‘Word Crimes’ on ‘Colbert’

"Weird Al" Yankovic stopped by the Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night to perform his Mandatory Fun single "Word Crimes," which, of course, is…
Rachel Brodsky / May 20, 2016

David Byrne Has Written a Musical About Joan of Arc

David Byrne has written a new musical based on the story of Joan of Arc. Titled Saint Joan, it'll comprise "almost all contemporary music with…
Rachel Brodsky / May 20, 2016
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