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The Summer Movie Cure: Ten Seasonally Appropriate Alternatives to Cinema’s Dog Day

Pop culture recommendations to aid with your blockbuster fatigue.
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PREMIERE: Joseph Arthur and His Piano Confront “Machines of War”

From the singer-songwriter's forthcoming album "The Family."
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Courage (for Gord Downie)

Following the announcement of lead singer Gord Downie's terminal cancer diagnosis, Mike Spry explains how The Tragically Hip speak to the Canadian soul.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Keep Heartache Danceable on New Single “First World Problem”

It’s the first new recording from the group since last year’s “Multi-Love.”

PREMIERE: Don’t Be Afraid of Dentist’s “Meet You There (In Delaware)” Video

West Coast punk makes it way to the Jersey Shore.

The Back Pages: Tom Verlaine, “Dreamtime” (1981)

Are you using the solo work of broken-up band members as a rebound? Sometimes, maybe, but take note, Television fans: for a brief moment in 1981, that wasn’t the case.

There’s a “Fruit Ninja” Movie Coming, So Here are Eight More Totally Legit Films Based on iPhone Apps

If “Angry Birds” can be the most popular movie in America, why not Google Maps?

PREMIERE: Mary and The Small Omission Invite You Back to Bed with “Rabbit Mask” Video

The ambient-drone single is taken from the duo’s “The Effects are Cumulative,” out June 10.

The C.K. Cure: Self-Esteem Boosts from Ten Abject Failures

Pop culture recommendations to aid with your justified sense of inadequacy.

“The Nice Guys”: A Crowe and a Gosling Walk into a Bar

While it searches for its heart, the banter and beatings give Shane Black’s action-comedy its wings.

LIVE: Anohni at the End of the World (5/19/2016)

“HOPELESSNESS” comes to the Red Bull Music Academy Festival

FLOOD Presents Free Premiere Screening of Volcom’s “Holy Stokes!” Skate Film in Austin

Directed by Russell Houghten, the project is a two-years-in-the-making international tour of the skating world—all in beautiful 4K ultra-HD.

PREMIERE: The Pinx Put Some Pop in Their Power with “Other Side”

The Atlanta quartet’s “Freedom” is their first new record since 2011.

WATCH: Andy Shauf Conjures “The Magician” in the First Episode of “Under the Influence”

In this premiere installment of our new video series, the Canadian folk artist talks us through—and strips down—the opener from his ANTI- debut, “The Party.”

PREMIERE: “Something’s Calling,” and It’s the Video for James Hunter’s Vintage R&B Single

From the British soul man’s Daptone debut, “Hold On!”

He Said, He Said: The Wikipedia Hall of Fame

Two of our editors discuss their use (and abuse) of the online encyclopedia using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: G-chat.

Speak/Sing: Car Seat Headrest’s Will Toledo Takes the Next Step

The Virginia native has always used his songwriting to confront his anxiety about the future. On the eve of his biggest release to date, he reflects on where that’s gotten him.

PREMIERE: Muscle and Marrow Confront Darkness with “The Drooling Mouth”

The Portland metalsmiths return with their second album, “Love.”

The Outsider Art of Don Pendleton

Originally just a kid who liked doodling on notebooks and reading “Thrasher,” the award-winning artist has turned into a force to be reckoned with both inside and out of the skateboarding world—all from Dayton, Ohio.

No, No, Don’t Stop: The New Stone Roses Song Is Actually Pretty Good

“I like it!” — Shaun in “Shaun of the Dead”

PREMIERE: Mike Adams at His Honest Weight Does Sophisticated Power Pop in “The Lucky One”

The Indiana auteur previews his third solo LP, “Casino Drone.”

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