Stream N.E.R.D. No_One Ever Really Dies

N.E.R.D's last album, Nothing, came out in 2010, so the release of their comeback LP today has been a long time coming. They've been teasing No_One Ever Really Dies with…
Julia Gray | 12:09 am

Stream Charli XCX Pop 2

It's been just about three years since Charli XCX's last full-fledged LP, the brash and addictive Sucker. But in that time, the pop visionary and…
Ryan Leas | 12:07 am

Stream Eminem Revival

Eminem made his grand reentry into the public eye this fall with a widely circulated and debated BET Hip-Hop Awards freestyle targeting President Donald Trump,…
Chris DeVille | 12:05 am

The Decemberists & Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Ben Franklin’s Song”

The Decemberists have put to music an unused set of lyrics that Lin-Manuel Miranda originally wrote for Hamilton. As the band explains in a post
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 11:22 pm

DRAM & Neil Young – “Campfire”

Neil Young recently released a new album and launched his online archive. DRAM released a sweet three-song holiday EP last month. But what do Young and DRAM…
Julia Gray | December 14, 2017 - 11:20 pm

Stream Brockhampton Saturation III

Of all the artists we placed on our list of the year's best new bands, few have had a 2017 quite as ascendant as Brockhampton's.
Ryan Leas | December 14, 2017 - 11:15 pm

Zaytoven – “Five Guys” (Feat. Migos & Young Thug)

Producer Zaytoven is dropping a new mixtape tomorrow — Trapping Made It Happen — stacked with tracks from Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Juicy J,…
Grace Birnstengel | December 14, 2017 - 9:35 pm

Billie Eilish – “&Burn” (Feat. Vince Staples)

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Billie Eilish put out her debut EP Don't Smile At Me in August, and today she released a new song, "&Burn," featuring…
Grace Birnstengel | December 14, 2017 - 8:48 pm

S. Carey – “Still, Still, Still”

When he's not drumming and singing for Bon Iver, S. Carey is crafting airy indie folk. Last month, he shared the warm lead single for his upcoming…
Julia Gray | December 14, 2017 - 4:18 pm

Black Thought’s Funkmaster Flex Freestyle Is Incredible

Black Thought can do a lot of things. He's a key part of the greatest late-night house band in TV history. He's been singing a…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Ellen Appearance Cancelled

Queens Of The Stone Age were scheduled to perform on The Ellen Show today (12/14), but the appearance was quietly cancelled after frontman Josh Homme…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 3:03 pm

The Week In Pop

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2017

Here's a sign of the times for you: We're still a couple weeks away from cleaning up bottles on New Year's Day, and year-end list…
Chris DeVille | December 14, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Russell Simmons Says He Will Prove His Innocence Against Rape Allegations

Russell Simmons has deleted his Twitter account after being accused of sexual misconduct by 10 women. Both The New York Times and the Los Angeles
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 14, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Jeezy – “American Dream” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole)

Jeezy is releasing a new album, Pressure, tonight, and he's just shared a track from it that features Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole called "American…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Purling Hiss – “My Dreams”

The Philadelphia psych-rockers Purling Hiss are closing out the year with the release of a brand-new EP called Breeze. It's their first new material since…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 1:17 pm

Brockhampton – “Stains”

Brockhampton are releasing their third album of the year, Saturation III, tomorrow. (Its predecessor, Saturation II, was one of the best albums of the year.)…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 1:01 pm

Interview

Sisters In Arms: The Blow And EMA Talk Touring In Tough Times

Erika M. Anderson is resting her head on the table for a minute. It's been a long tour. A long year. And you can't blame…
Michael Tedder | December 14, 2017 - 12:58 pm

In An “Internet Pop Quiz” St. Vincent Talks Favorite Subreddit, Latest Amazon Purchase, Erykah Badu Ignoring Her Text

St. Vincent recently performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and while backstage she participated in an "Internet Pop Quiz" where she answered questions…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 12:57 pm

The National Announce Homecoming Festival, Share “Sleep Well Beast” Video

The National are having a big news day. The first bit of news is that they're throwing a festival in their Cincinnati hometown. Homecoming, in…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Hovvdy – “Cranberry” Video

The warm and wistful Austin duo Hovvdy are releasing their sophomore album, Cranberry, early next year. We've already heard "Petal" and "Late" from it, and…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 11:51 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “I’m Not Like Everybody Else”

Flip over "Sunny Afternoon," one of the finest singles cut by the Kinks in the upward sweep of a long, long creative peak, and you…
Nate Patrin | December 14, 2017 - 10:56 am

Lemuria – “More Tunnel”

Recreational Hate, the out-of-nowhere new album from the veteran Buffalo DIY trio Lemuria, is our current reigning Album Of The Week. Two of its songs,…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 10:46 am

New David Byrne Album American Utopia Out In March?

Just yesterday, twitchy legend David Byrne announced that he'd head out on the road next year for his "most ambitious" set of shows since his…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 10:34 am

Hundred Waters – “Wave To Anchor” Video

Hundred Waters released a new album, Communicating, a few months back -- their precursor EP, Currency, was one of the best of the year --…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 10:22 am

CeeLo Green Should Not Be Covering “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

In 2017, a lot of us have come around to the idea that music’s most cherished holiday classics aren’t that innocent. Mariah Carey is perhaps…
Brian Josephs / Spin | December 14, 2017 - 10:18 am

Future Islands – “Beauty Of The Road” Video

Baltimore synthpoppers Future Islands have long been one of our great live bands. After releasing the album The Far Field earlier this year, they've followed…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 10:11 am

Massive Attack Rip Pete Tong For Murdering Their Song On His Nostalgia Nightmare Roadshow

Right now, the veteran BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong is hitting big venues with his Nostalgia Nightmare Roadshow tour. At his shows, Tong, with…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 9:53 am

Sufjan Stevens Turned Down A Role In Call Me By Your Name

Sufjan Stevens contributed three songs -- "Mystery Of Love" and "Visions Of Gideon," as well as a Doveman remix of "Futile Devices" -- to the…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 9:30 am

2017 In Review

Like Everything Else, Music Videos Turned Millennial Pink In 2017

Apparently, pop culture can now assign an entire generation their own color. "Millennial Pink" has supposedly been on the rise for the past few years,…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2017 - 9:25 am

Iggy Pop & Jarvis Cocker – “Red Right Hand” (Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Cover)

Later this month, Netflix will come out with the fourth season of Peaky Blinders, the deeply addictive UK TV show about a family of British…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 8:59 am
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