Björk Will Release Limited-Edition ‘Vulnicura’ Live Album

Shortly after announcing a strings-only version of Vulnicura (coming on December 4), Björk will also release a limited-edition live version of her 2015 record. Featuring seven songs…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

St. Lucia Drop Soaring New Track, ‘Dancing On Glass,’ Their First Since 2013

St. Lucia’s been largely quiet since releasing their debut album, When the Night, two years ago, but now the Brooklyn-based, South African synth-pop outfit is surging back…
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Announce ‘Hell’ EP With Cover of James’ ‘Laid’

New York-based indie pop act the Pains of Being Pure at Heart have announced a new EP called Hell due November 13 on their Painbow…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

Disclosure to Play ‘Saturday Night Live’ With Sam Smith and Lorde

Disclosure and two of their biggest collaborators will be the musical guests on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live, the band confirmed via Twitter today.
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Shares Haunting Remix of ‘Blue Bucket of Gold’

Sufjan Stevens’ latest album, Carrie & Lowell, was critically acclaimed and widely hailed as a return to his folk roots following several more electronic, experimental projects.
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Run2Me’ Video Draws on Tarot, Psychedelia

The Smashing Pumpkins’ videos throughout their career have always been as idiosyncratic and grandiose as the songs they accompany, and their latest, a clip for…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

Nao Funks Up the Game With Sultry New Single, ‘Bad Blood’

The British singer Nao released her stunning, singular February 15 EP earlier this year and followed that up with a crowning slot on “Superego” from Disclosure’s…
Brennan Carley / October 22, 2015

PSY (Remember PSY?) Is Trying to Evict Tenants From the Seoul Building He Owns

PSY, the South Korean artist best (only, really) known in the West for his hit “Gangnam Style,” is in the news again after a long absence.
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

Mac DeMarco Plays With Puppets and Small Children in Tonstartssbandht’s ‘Seriously’ Video

Tonstartssbandht is the psych rock project of Mac DeMarco’s touring guitarist Andy White and his brother Edwin. They’ve been making twisted pop songs together for…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

Elton John Announces New Album, ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’

Pop royalty and Vladimir Putin negotiator Elton John has revealed that he’ll release his 33rd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night, early next year. He also revealed…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

David Lynch Is Reissuing Collaboration With Composer Marek Zebrowski, ‘Polish Night Music’

Several years ago, David Lynch traveled to Poland where he met composer/pianist Marek Zebrowski, and in 2008 they released a limited-run collection of their experimental…
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

Stream Beach Slang’s First Full-Length ‘The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us’

After a pair of EPs, Philadelphia quartet Beach Slang are finally set to release their debut full-length on Polyvinyl next week but today they’re streaming…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

Jens Lekman Wants to Write a Song About Your Story

Weekly postcard writer Jens Lekman is working on a new project called “Ghostwriting” with the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center in Ohio. He’s asking strangers to…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

Watch Big Boi and Phantogram (Big Grams) Perform ‘Goldmine Junkie’ on ‘Kimmel’

Phantogram and Big Boi — a.k.a. rap/synth-pop supergroup Big Grams — visited Jimmy Kimmel Live in Brooklyn last night, where they played two tracks from…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

Taylor Swift Throws Back to Her Country Roots, Performs ‘Little Red Wagon’ With Miranda Lambert

The #youths of today might not remember it, but at one point Taylor Swift was a country musician. Wild, right? Well, the 1989 singer went old school with…
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

Artist James Turrell Says He Did Not Work On Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ Video

After Drake revealed his “Hotline Bling” video, the Internet began asking, did one of the rapper’s favorite artists, James Turrell, have anything to do with the clip’s…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

YouTube Details New Ad-Free Streaming Service, YouTube Red

Wednesday afternoon, YouTube announced a new paid, ad-free streaming service called YouTube Red. The new service will allow users to watch videos — including their…
Colin Joyce / October 21, 2015

Death Grips Announce ‘Bottomless Pit’ LP

Remember when Death Grips broke up? Well, tonight they’ve announced the release of the follow-up to their supposed last album Jenny Death, called Bottomless Pit.
Colin Joyce / October 21, 2015

Pusha T Delivers on Yogi’s Hard-Hitting ‘Siri’

Yogi took another one out of the oven today, this time in the form of a gigantic track featuring verses from Pusha T and Swedish sensation Elliphant.
Oliver Kinkel / October 21, 2015

Three Dog Night Singer Cory Wells Dies at 74

Three Dog Night’s Cory Wells has died at the age of 74, according to a post on the band’s website. “It is with deep sadness…
Colin Joyce / October 21, 2015
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