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Please Watch Bill Callahan Covering Silver Jews While a Child Clings to His Leg

In addition to being one of our greatest living songwriters, Bill Callahan is pretty good on Twitter. He joined late last year, and tweets only infrequently,…
Andy Cush / December 4, 2019

Who Cares About Billie Eilish and Van Halen?

Yesterday, the internet—or at least the corner of it I tend to hang out in—briefly lost its mind over a 17-year-old pop star’s comments about…
Andy Cush / December 3, 2019

Beck May Have Lost Multiple Full Unreleased Albums in UMG Fire

How does an entire Beck double album of solo Hank Williams covers sound to you? How about a pre-Odelay LP of indie rock songs, one which…
Andy Cush / November 27, 2019

Beck Insists He’s Not a Scientologist

For non-Scientologists, enjoyment of Beck's music has always been a little complicated, given his public affiliation with and support for the repressive and cultlike religious…
Andy Cush / November 22, 2019

Smash Mouth Wants You to Respect Mumble Rap

Eighteen years after their last hit, Smash Mouth are still a reliably insane presence on Twitter and the internet at large: hovering over an entire…
Andy Cush / November 19, 2019

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

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