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Nina Sky: Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves

This isn’t the ideal scenario to see someone DJ for the first time. On a rainy night in May, Nicole and Natalie Albino — collectively known…
Andrew Unterberger / August 2, 2016

I Want My M2: An Oral History of Heaven on Music Television

"The format is there is no format." With that seven-word paradox as its unofficial, Seinfeld-ian mantra, M2 launched 20 years ago today. The…
Andrew Unterberger / August 1, 2016

The National Take St. Vincent for a Twirl on Live ‘Prom Song 13th Century’ Performance

Kindred spirits of NPR-leaning indie, it seems only right that the National and St. Vincent should publicly join forces every couple of years. Their most…
Andrew Unterberger / July 29, 2016

Kanye West Takes Victory Lap at Drake Show: ‘Can’t Nobody Talk S**t About ‘Ye No More!’

You knew Kanye West was gonna show up at some point this summer to peacock about gaining the unequivocal upper hand in his long-running standoff…
Andrew Unterberger / July 28, 2016

The Strokes Bring Their ‘Threat of Joy’ to ‘Kimmel’

The Strokes stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to play their recent Future Present Past highlight "Threat of Joy." It was an even Strokesier…
Andrew Unterberger / July 27, 2016

The MTV VMAs Have Officially Surrendered to the Stars

This year's MTV Video Music Awards nominations have just been announced, and the five candidates for Video of the Year were easier to predict than the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 26, 2016

Prophets of Rage Provide DNC Counter-Programming With ‘Killing in the Name’ on ‘Kimmel’

As the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia last night, rap/rock supergroup Prophets of Rage were providing an alternative message for left-leaners on Jimmy…
Andrew Unterberger / July 26, 2016

Review: Descendents Embrace Oldage on ‘Hypercaffium Spazzinate’

Descendents making an album for old people, by old people: It sounds like a bad joke, even by the SoCal ex-brats' standards. For the better…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016

How to Dress Well Teases New Music in Website for Upcoming Album ‘Care’

If someone had told you that an alt-R&B figure was coming out with a new album called Care, it probably wouldn't take you a ton…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016

Sex Stains Make Their 60-Second Entrance With ‘Don’t Hate Me ‘Cuz I’m Beautiful’

Sex Stains is the appropriately confrontational name for the new rock supergroup fronted by Allison Wolfe of riot grrrl standard-bearers Bratmobile. Wolfe is joined in…
Andrew Unterberger / July 19, 2016

Couldn’t Do Without Me: Why Taylor vs. Kanye Feels Like Kobe vs. Shaq

If there's been one constant to the feud between Taylor Swift and Kanye West, it's been an element of true shock. When Taylor outs herself…
Andrew Unterberger / July 19, 2016

Oh Wow, Kim Kardashian Actually Leaked Parts of That Taylor Swift Call With Kanye West

An early welcome to your pop news cycle of the week: Yes, Kim Kardashian actually has taped footage of the phone call her husband Kanye…
Andrew Unterberger / July 18, 2016

Taylor Swift as Nils Sjoberg: Welcome to the Machine

As always, the teen conspiracy theorists were right. Today we learned that "This Is What You Came For," Calvin Harris' latest lukewarm pop smash with…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

Beach Slang Debut New Song ‘Punks in a Disco Bar’

A night after covering all of the Replacements' Pleased to Meet Me live in Brooklyn, Philadelphia anthem-rockers Beach Slang are back with their first new…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

Beach Slang Cover ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ With Craig Finn, Announce New Song Coming Today

The Replacements' "Can't Hardly Wait" is a regular set-ender for noted 'Mats acolytes Beach Slang, but last night's performance of the alt-rock standard at the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

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