Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

We are only three weeks away from reputation and we have heard three songs from it and I like them. Taylor Swift has not done…
Scott Lapatine | October 20, 2017 - 6:10 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Two of our beloved columns went up today! Our covers column Gotcha Covered and our jazz column Ugly Beauty are a great source of pride…
Stereogum | October 20, 2017 - 5:58 pm

Marilyn Manson Bassist Twiggy Ramirez Accused Of Rape

Jessicka Addams of the riot grrrl band Jack Off Jill has accused her former boyfriend, Twiggy Ramirez, of rape as well as physical and psychological…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2017 - 5:41 pm

Mike Patton Scores Stephen King Netflix Thriller 1922

The next phase in the Stephen King media industrial complex is 1922, a Netflix thriller out today based on King's novella about a Nebraska man…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2017 - 5:11 pm

Classixx Sues H&M Over Classixx Tops

LA dance-pop duo Classixx make the sort of sleek, upbeat, metropolitan music that seems to flourish in shopping malls, so it wouldn't be at all…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2017 - 4:50 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, but the thing I saw this week that left the deepest impression was the introduction to the 2011 CMT Music
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Matt Mondanile Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Former Real Estate member Matt Mondanile, who records under the moniker Ducktails, has responded to sexual misconduct allegations leveraged against him earlier in the week…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2017 - 2:01 pm

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Being Treated For Leukemia

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV has been diagnosed with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and has had to postpone an upcoming European tour…
James Rettig | October 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Stream Heat’s Self-Titled 7″

The San Diego = band Heat play hardcore so ridiculously fast and raw and grimy that it almost seems over-the-top. The band just released a…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 12:30 pm

Stream Haram When You Have Won, You Have Lost

This year, the New York hardcore band Haram has been in the news for a pretty fucked-up reason. Frontman Neder Haram sings in Arabic, and…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Stream Nacho Picasso AntiHero Vol. 2

Try to imagine the exact opposite of Macklemore. That image that you've got in your mind is Nacho Picasso. Nacho, Macklemore's fellow Seattle rapper, has…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 11:50 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – October 2017

On Friday, October 6, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago played their first New York show since 2004. The last time they were in town, original…
Phil Freeman | October 20, 2017 - 11:49 am

Stream Rakta Oculto Pelos Seres EP

If you're looking for spooky music for this time of year, you could do a whole lot worse than Oculto Pelos Seres, the new EP…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 11:27 am

Stream Wild Beasts’ Farewell EP Punk Drunk And Trembling

Last month, cultishly beloved UK art-rock outfit Wild Beasts announced they were calling it quits with a few goodbye shows and a final EP, Punk
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 11:18 am

Billboard Charts Will Adjust Streaming Weighting In 2018

It's hard to overstate the impact of Billboard's decision to factor streaming into its chart rankings. Among other alterations, songs that don't fit neatly into…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2017 - 11:13 am

Dee Snider Does Not Like Your Ironic Metal T-Shirt

It’s been a rough year for the Kardashians and band tees. In June, Kendall and Kylie Jenner faced immediate backlash upon the release of their…
Arielle Gordon / Spin | October 20, 2017 - 10:59 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Robert Plant Songs

Robert Plant was the frontman of Led Zeppelin. What the hell do you do after that? Sure, there are all sorts of reasons a lead…
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 10:55 am

Watch Billy Joel Impersonate Bruce Springsteen, Perform “Miami 2017″ On Kimmel

Billy Joel was the guest on last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which is filming in Brooklyn this week. He talked talked about Bruce…
James Rettig | October 20, 2017 - 10:46 am

Cut Copy – “Standing In The Middle Of The Field” Video

It may have gotten a bit buried in the recent avalanche of really, really good music, but the great Australian dance-rockers Cut Copy came back…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 10:43 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “What A Wonderful World”

Sometimes the line between irony and sincerity is drawn entirely by timing. Louis Armstrong's recording of Bob Thiele and George David Weiss's "What A Wonderful…
Nate Patrin | October 20, 2017 - 10:41 am

Stream Jessie Ware Glasshouse

For the last few months, British soul singer Jessie Ware has been teasing her third album Glasshouse, the follow-up to her 2014 release Tough Love.
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 10:23 am

Chris Stapleton – “Millionaire”

Chris Stapleton already released one album this year, From A Room: Volume 1 and, as promised, Volume 2 is finally on the way. The country…
James Rettig | October 20, 2017 - 10:21 am

BADBADNOTGOOD – “I Don’t Know” (Feat. Samuel T. Herring)

Last year, the Toronto soul/jazz instrumental combo BADBADNOTGOOD released their guest-heavy album IV, and one of the featured collaborators was Future Islands frontman Samuel T.
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 10:15 am

Emily Haines And The Soft Skeleton – “American Dream” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

Last month, Metric frontwoman Emily Haines and her other band the Soft Skeleton released Choir Of The Mind, Haines' first solo album in more than…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 10:00 am

Stream Destroyer ken

When the New Pornographers released their great new album Whiteout Conditions earlier this year, there was a conspicuous Dan Bejar-shaped absence. New Pornos ringleader A.C.
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 9:49 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Ring-A-Ring O’ Roses” Video

Next month, the French singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg will release Rest, her first album in seven years; she recorded the whole thing with the…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 9:34 am


Jonti – “Staring Window” Video

Ahead of his first solo album in five years, the latest from Sydney-based producer Jonti, "Staring Window," comes to us as a colorful animation, created…
Sophie Israelsohn | October 20, 2017 - 9:16 am

Tom Petty Honored With Memorial Vampire Walk In The Valley

Today is Tom Petty's birthday. If we hadn't lost him a couple of weeks ago, he would've been 67 today. And last night, a group…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

Stream Tegan And Sara’s The Con X: Covers Album Featuring Grimes, Hayley Williams, & More

Tegan And Sara's The Con turned 10 years old over the summer, and the duo is about to embark on a tour in honor of…
James Rettig | October 20, 2017 - 12:03 am

Taylor Swift – “Gorgeous”

Taylor Swift's new album Reputation is imminent, and we've already heard and had various opinions on early singles "Look What You Made Me Do" and…
Peter Helman | October 20, 2017 - 12:00 am
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