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Van Morrison Will Not Be Taking Questions About His New Album

Van Morrison is famously grumpy. The singing, sax-playing, rock/soul/folk/jazz master has gone off on many interviewers over the years for asking questions he didn't like, been sued by…
Andy Cush / October 31, 2019

Trent Reznor Finally Speaks on “Old Town Road”

The rise of Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" to its record-setting 19 weeks as the most popular song in the country was filled with…
Andy Cush / October 25, 2019

Kanye’s Christmas Album Is Coming … Probably Sometime in Mid-January

On the eve of the (supposed) release date for Kanye West's Jesus Is King, the rapper/producer/America-great-again-maker says he has yet another Jesus album in the pipeline. This…
Andy Cush / October 24, 2019

Eminem Really Did Get a Visit From the Secret Service Over His Donald Trump Lyrics

In "The Ringer," the first track from Eminem's tenth album, Kamikaze, the veteran MC raps the following lines: "‘Cause Agent Orange just sent the Secret Service /…
Andy Cush / October 24, 2019

Thom Yorke Gave a Wild Performance of Three Solo Songs on Kimmel

Historically, either solo or with Radiohead, Thom Yorke has not been the sort of guy who plugs his new music with chummy interviews and performances on…
Andy Cush / October 16, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

13 Essential Sonic Youth Songs That Put Kim Gordon Center Stage

As a bassist, singer, and guitarist in Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon was responsible for some of the band's most uncompromising songs. Here are 13 of…
Andy Cush / October 14, 2019

10 Women the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Nominate This Year

When Janet Jackson entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2019 in March, she closed her acceptance speech with a simple request: "Rock…
Al Shipley / October 4, 2019

R. Kelly’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct: A Complete Timeline

In July 2017, BuzzFeed published a story about two young women whose parents believe they are being abused and manipulated in a cultlike relationship with…
Andy Cush / October 2, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Gets Vinyl Reissue With Rehearsal Tracks

Nirvana's MTV Unplugged in New York will be reissued as a double-LP set for the classic album's 25th anniversary this year. According to Pitchfork, the new reissue  will…
Andy Cush / September 27, 2019

5 Great Beatles Videos to Watch After “Here Comes the Sun”

Today, a new "official video" for the Beatles’ half-century-old classic "Here Comes the Sun" was released on YouTube, as a promotional tool for the big…
Andy Cush / September 26, 2019

Wilco’s Search for Joy

If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have thought Wilco had turned into a joke. In 2015, with a legacy already clinched as one…
Andy Cush / September 25, 2019

R.I.P. Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead Lyricist Who Found Ethereal Beauty in Everyday Truth

Robert Hunter, a musician and poet who is best known for writing the lyrics to many of the Grateful Dead's songs, died at 78 years old…
Andy Cush / September 24, 2019

Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Daniel Johnston died at 58 years old on Tuesday night, the Austin Chronicle is reporting and Spin can confirm. The Austin-based musician attracted a small but devoted following for his simple, emotionally…
Andy Cush / September 11, 2019

Jacques Greene Announces New Album Dawn Chorus, Releases “Do It Without You”

Jacques Greene, reliable purveyor of neon-glowing R&B-inflected dance music, has announced a new album entitled Dawn Chorus. It will be released October 18 via LuckyMe, and bears no apparent…
Andy Cush / September 11, 2019

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