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Dr. Dre Working on Concept Album About “Planets”

Finally, after more than a decade at work, Dr. Dre has promised that his new album Detox will drop in 2010. What took him so…
Avery Spofford / August 4, 2010

Prison Interview: Lil’ Wayne on New Album, Eminem

Lindsay Lohan and Snooki may be roaming free once again, but another celebrity, rapper Lil' Wayne, is still behind bars. However, that isn't stopping him…
Avery Spofford / August 4, 2010

Lady Gaga Protests Arizona Immigration Law

While "big rock and rollers, big pop stars, [and] big rappers" urged her to boycott Arizona in protest of the state's controversial immigration law, SB1070,…
Avery Spofford / August 2, 2010

LCD Soundsystem Tour with Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells

Lace up your dancin' shoes! LCD Soundsystem will return to the road this fall in support of their new album, This is Happening, and they're…
Avery Spofford / August 2, 2010

WATCH: New Video from the Roots with John Legend

The end of the world, according to the Roots, looks a lot like post-World War II Europe, only worse. Shot in dusty, dulled, almost-black-and-white, the…
Avery Spofford / July 28, 2010

Arcade Fire’s Butler Lauds Bono, President Bush

Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler is praising fellow rocker Bono not just for his infamous political philanthropy, but for "engaging" with former president George…
Avery Spofford / July 28, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Beck Guests on Trippy New Video

Ever wonder what would happen if Michael Scott from The Office dropped acid and wandered out into the woods? Observe for your edification: The video…
Avery Spofford / July 26, 2010

EXCLUSIVE SONG: Travis’ Fran Healy Goes Solo

Fran Healy, the charming lead singer of Britpop mainstays Travis, will release Wreckorder, his first solo album, October 5. The star-studded affair features collaborations with…
Avery Spofford / July 22, 2010

WATCH: Amanda Palmer Covers Radiohead

Former Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer has released an EP of Radiohead covers entitled Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical…
Avery Spofford / July 21, 2010

WATCH: Klaxons Debut New Video

British nu-rave band Klaxons have released a video for "Echoes," the first single off their August 23 release Surfing the Void, and other than the…
Avery Spofford / July 19, 2010

WATCH: Vampire Weekend, Best Coast, Kid Cudi Video

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, rap sensation Kid Cudi, and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino have the solution to your summer doldrums: papier-mâché bobble heads.
Avery Spofford / July 14, 2010

Korn: Recording New Album Was “Torture”

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is reminiscing about the recording process of hisband's just-released album Korn III: Remember Who You Are, calling it "sheer fucking torture…
Avery Spofford / July 14, 2010

New Song from Taylor Momsen’s Pretty Reckless

Courtney Love wears lingerie as outerwear, chain smokes, and has a song called "Miss World." New rock frontwoman (and 16-year-old Gossip Girl actress) Taylor Momsen…
Avery Spofford / July 12, 2010

LISTEN: Interpol Release New Single!

New York City post-punkers Interpol have quietly released another single off their upcoming fourth album, Interpol (out September 7). "Barricade" is available to stream at…
Avery Spofford / July 12, 2010

LISTEN: New M.I.A. Album Streaming Online

Global music provocateur M.I.A. is previewing her new album, MAYA, via her MySpace page. A week before its official July 13 release date, 11 of…
Avery Spofford / July 7, 2010

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