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Acid House Pioneer DJ Spank Spank Has Died

Earl Smith Jr., also known as DJ Spank Spank of the pioneering acid house crew Phuture, has died. The death was announced on his Facebook…
Andy Cush / September 21, 2016

The Smiths’ ‘Meat Is Murder’ Is Now an 8-Bit Video Game

The Smiths' "Meat Is Murder," the closer to their 1985 album of the same name, is now the basis of an 8-bit video game. Yes,…
Brian Josephs / August 10, 2016

Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain Star in a Burberry Ad

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain recently filmed a short ad for Burberry as part of London Fashion Week. It features the mother-daughter pair dancing with…
Anna Gaca / September 22, 2016

Review: Bon Iver Transcends Indie Icon Status on 22, A Million

Halfway through Obama’s first presidency, the mainstream tilted in such a way it seemed that indie music--that long-beloved genre of fops and sensitives--was actually and authentically…
Jeremy Gordon / September 29, 2016

Review: Cass McCombs Is a Moving Target on ‘Mangy Love’

There’s a story Cass McCombs has told about how in his older days, he would never sit for publicity shots. At a certain point, the…
Andy Beta / August 25, 2016

The VMAs Need to Stop Relying on Their Stars So Much

In 2006, the MTV Video Music Awards were on the brink of absolute disaster. That year's ceremonies, hosted by an expired Jack Black, were brutally…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016

Eddie Vedder and Chris Martin Sang Pearl Jam and Patti Smith at the Global Citizen Festival

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Coldplay's Chris Martin teamed up for a three-song set at yesterday's Global Citizen Festival, the annual event in New York City's Central…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Nelly’s Peak-Hour Spotify Plays Have Tripled Since the Start of #SaveNelly

After SPIN pointed out on Monday that Nelly might be rescued from his seven-figure tax debt if fans banded together to stream his songs 287,176,547 times on…
Andy Cush / September 15, 2016

Watch Jimmy Kimmel and Tim Kaine Debate at Buffalo Wild Wings

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred onstage at New York's Hofstra University last night, but Monday's main event took place at a Buffalo Wild Wings,…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2016

Review: Frank Ocean’s Blond on ‘Blonde’ Is Pledging Its Goddamn Time

Frank Ocean fixed "Wolves." No, really: Kanye was onto something when he called The Life of Pablo a "living album," because — while he’s on…
Dan Weiss / August 23, 2016

Joyce Manor: These Things Take Time

On the way from New York to Nashville to meet Joyce Manor, I listened to a playlist of the band’s entire catalog — three full-length albums…
Andrew Unterberger / September 1, 2016

Charlotte Police Have Released Video of Keith Scott’s Death [UPDATE]

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina will release dashboard and body camera video of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, police chief Kerr Putney said in a press…
Anna Gaca / September 24, 2016

John Mayer Is Selling A $125 Bead Necklace

Finally, personified Friends rerun John Mayer is venturing into the high-tax bracket world of fashion collaborations. The 38-year-old guitarist has teamed up with New York jeweler George Frost for a…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

Emily Estefan Takes the Spotlight with New Single “Reigns (Every Night)”

Emily Estefan is a singer, like her mother Gloria. She also plays drums, guitar, bass, and piano; on top of that, she produced her forthcoming debut…
Josh Rosenberg / September 22, 2016

Kanye West Connects the Saint and the Heathens at MSG

In February, Madison Square Garden was the site of Kanye West's years-long holy war against Nike, following a dispute over the production of his Yeezy…
Brian Josephs / September 6, 2016

Review: On Care, How to Dress Well Opens His Heart and Arrangements

If alt-R&B disappears ever, it’ll be via suffocation under a heap of its own baggage. The stereotypes are well-known and vicious. The worst of the…
Katherine St. Asaph / September 23, 2016

Pixies Guitarist Joey Santiago Has Entered Rehab

Joey Santiago, lead guitarist for Pixies, has checked into rehab. The band announced the news on Friday morning via Facebook, and said Santiago will spend at…
Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2016

MTV VMAs 2016 Winners List: Beyoncé, Drake, Fifth Harmony, and More

The MTV Video Music Awards went down tonight at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Rihanna received the Video Vanguard Award, while Beyoncé cleaned up with…
Anna Gaca / August 28, 2016

The Police’s Charges Against Desiigner Are Already Falling Apart

This past Thursday, Desiigner was hit with gun and illegal drug charges following a road rage incident. On Saturday, police dropped the felony gun charge after they failed…
Brian Josephs / September 12, 2016

Spiritualized Are Celebrating Ladies and Gentlemen Anniversary With London Show, New Album

Spiritualized’s magnum opus, Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, turns twenty in 2017, so to celebrate, the English space-rock greats announced that they will play…
Sadie Bell / September 29, 2016
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