Monique Melendez

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Stream Kamaiyah’s Surprise Mixtape Before I Wake

Oakland rapper Kamaiyah has released a surprise, 10-track mixtape called Before I Wake. The mixtape, her first full-length work since 2016's A Good Night In the Ghetto, comes during…
Monique Melendez / November 8, 2017

Blood Orange to Perform Alongside Philip Glass at The Kennedy Center in 2018

Blood Orange a.k.a. Dev Hynes will join renowned composer Philip Glass on the Kennedy Center stage for a performance of Glass' 2o Etudes. The etudes, composed by Glass over…
Monique Melendez / November 6, 2017

Queens of the Stone Age Extend Worldwide Tour Into Summer 2018

Queens of the Stone Age have added a number of dates to their Winter 2017/Spring 2018 tour for their Villains album. English duo Royal Blood will support the band…
Monique Melendez / November 6, 2017

Video: Young M.A — “Walk”

Young M.A just released a music video for her latest single "Walk," her first release since her HerSTORY EP. The "OOOUU" rapper and "Headphanie" creator has delayed…
Monique Melendez / November 3, 2017

Here’s Everything We Know About Morrissey’s New Album Low In High School

In true Morrissey fashion, the lead-up to his eleventh solo LP Low In High School has been headline-generating, from his BBC 6 Live performance where he decried…
Monique Melendez / November 2, 2017

Ought Announce New Album Room Inside the World, Release “These 3 Things”

Montreal-based post-punk band Ought have announced a new album, Room Inside The World, and released the music video for "These 3 Things," the record's first single. Room Inside The…
Monique Melendez / November 1, 2017

U2 – “Get Out Of Your Own Way” ft. Kendrick Lamar

Today is a beautiful day to be a U2 fan, with two songs from the band's upcoming album Songs of Experience dropping on streaming services and the announcement of…
Monique Melendez / November 1, 2017

Radiohead Announces Release of 400-Page Career-Spanning Songbook

Radiohead has announced the release of a songbook that will include lyrics and guitar chords for every song released by the band, from singles to B-sides and even deeper…
Monique Melendez / October 30, 2017

Fan Who Fell From Balcony at Terminal 5 Show Sues Travis Scott, Says He’s Paralyzed

During his April 30th show at Terminal 5, rapper Travis Scott goaded fans into jumping off the venue's upper balcony, assuring them the fans on…
Monique Melendez / October 30, 2017

Video: Sleigh Bells — “And Saints”

Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss, styled as an extra on Leave It to Beaver, faces off against ghoulishly masked cheerleaders in the apropos-for-Halloween music video for the band's…
Monique Melendez / October 27, 2017

Watch T-Pain Perform an Autotune-Free Medley of His Hits on TRL

If you lived under a soundproof rock in late 2014, chances are you were one of the few who missed out on the pure joy of…
Monique Melendez / October 25, 2017

Video: Open Mike Eagle — “No Selling (Uncle Butch Pretending It Don’t Hurt)”

On "No Selling (Uncle Butch Pretending It Don't Hurt)," rapper Open Mike Eagle interrogates masculinity and the tough facade it necessitates through the wrestling act…
Monique Melendez / October 25, 2017

Metallica Headlining Benefit Concert for California Wildfire Relief

Metallica will headline the Band Together Bay Area show, a benefit show to help Northern Californians affected by the wildfires that ravaged the area earlier this month.
Monique Melendez / October 25, 2017

Jonny Greenwood and Australian Chamber Orchestra to Release “Water” on Vinyl

Jonny Greenwood's composition "Water," a piece commissioned by the Australian Chamber Orchestra, will finally get an official release. The Australian Chamber Orchestra, where Greenwood…
Monique Melendez / October 25, 2017

Talib Kweli, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and More Unite for Puerto Rico Benefit Album

A sonically diverse coterie of artists featuring Talib Kweli, Ana Tijoux, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Downtown Boys has united on ¡Viva Puerto Rico!, a compilation album which will raise…
Monique Melendez / October 23, 2017

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