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Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Dedicate New Song ‘LSD’ to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

The string of Chance the Rapper guest spots this week continues. This time, he lends a helping hand to soul singer Jamila Woods (featured on Coloring…
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

The Paranoid Style Take the Defeatist Route on ‘Giving Up Early (On Tomorrow)’

Last month energetic garage-pop upstarts the Paranoid Style premiered the lead single, "Common Emergencies," from their forthcoming debut record. Now they've shared another, an existential-sounding tune…
Rachel Brodsky / July 7, 2016

Coldplay and Lianne La Havas’ Tender Cover of Prince’s ‘Sometimes It Snows in April’ Is Good Year-Round

Coldplay performed at Copenhagen's Telia Parken stadium last night, where singer Chris Martin was joined by soulful English folk performer Lianne La Havas for a cover of Prince's "Sometimes It…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 2016

The ‘SFW’ Version of Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Video Features Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber

Kanye West's "Famous" music video raised a few eyebrows with its (apparently) wax models of nude celebrities sleeping peacefully. It was ten minutes long, arty, detached and, to quote the…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 2016

James Murphy’s ‘Subway Symphony’ Installed in New York’s Lowline Underground Park

For the past five years, New York developers have been trying to build the Lower East Side's Lowline, slated to be the world's first underground park.
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

Drake Pens Open Letter in Response to Alton Sterling’s Killing

Today, 37-year-old African-American Alton Sterling — a father, a husband — is displayed on the Daily News front cover, splayed on the concrete bloodied and dying after…
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

Watch Steven Adler Perform With Guns N’ Roses for First Time in a Quarter-Century

Throughout the succession of stickmen who have replaced Steven Adler since he was booted from Guns N' Roses back in 1990, a great deal of…
Andrew Unterberger / July 7, 2016

2016, the Worst Year for Album Sales Since the Last One

There's been plenty of notable records released this year, but seemingly no amount of great music can fix the industry's declining album sales. Billboard and Nielsen Music (formerly…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

Prince’s Band the Revolution Announce First Dates for Reunion Tour

Days after Prince's passing, the Revolution — the backing band featured on 1984's Purple Rain, 1985's Around the World in a Day, and 1986's Parade — announced they…
Brian Josephs / July 6, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain’s Estranged Husband Says He’s Keeping Kurt’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar

Frances Bean Cobain's divorce from Isaiah Silva, her husband of 21 months, has taken another turn for the dramatic: According to TMZ, the 31-year-old frontman of the Eeries claims that…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

Crystal Castles Rave On in New ‘Concrete’ Video

Last week, a crunchy piece of new Crystal Castles music dubbed "Concrete" surfaced on the internet, and last night, the group followed it with a video. The clip features…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

Frank Ocean and Young Thug Star in Calvin Klein’s Fall 2016 Campaign

A Calvin Klein campaign isn't a new Frank Ocean song, but any sighting of the man-turned-mythical figure is a noteworthy moment. Just days after hinting at…
Brian Josephs / July 6, 2016

Courtney Barnett Sees the World As an ‘Elevator Operator’ in New Video

It feels like it's been with us for a decade, but amazingly, it was just last year that Melbourne singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett released her masterful…
Andrew Unterberger / July 6, 2016

Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, and More Join ‘Hands’ to Pay Tribute to Orlando Victims

In order to pay tribute to the 49 people killed in the shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, an all-star lineup of singers and songwriters have teamed…
Brian Josephs / July 6, 2016

Pixies Announce New ‘Head Carrier’ LP, Share Rockabilly-ish ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ Single

Two-plus decades after the band's original split, following apparent 1991 swansong Trompe Le Monde, the Pixies' 2.0 run continues. Beginning with the release of three…
Andrew Unterberger / July 6, 2016

Drummer JP Flexner Is No Longer in Beach Slang

Back in April, heart-punching Philly rock quartet Beach Slang appeared to flameout onstage in Utah, proclaiming it their last show and leaving the stage in…
Andrew Unterberger / July 5, 2016

Watch Operators Cover ’99 Luftballoons’

Dan Boeckner's had his hands full lately, what with Wolf Parade's recent reunion, their new EP, and ongoing tour dates. Even with all that going on,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 5, 2016

Gucci Mane Delivers His First Music Video Since Prison for ‘First Day Out tha Feds’

With Everybody Looking, Gucci Mane's first proper studio album in a half-decade, dropping on July 22, the rapper has finally decided to share the video for…
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2016

Ciara Fears Future Wants to Murder Russell Wilson, According to Legal Docs

The Future-hosted Project E.T.: Esco Terrestrial is now another hot point in his legal battle with former fiancée, Ciara. TMZ reports that the "Body Party" singer has filed new legal documents in…
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2016

Desiigner Rapping ‘Panda’ Into a Megaphone Is as Brooklyn as It Gets

For now, it's looking like "Timmy Turner" — the sung hook disguised as an XXL Freshmen freestyle — will be Desiigner's successor to his No. 1 hit "Panda."
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2016
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