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The Story Behind “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”

With the Lee Daniels film making its debut on Hulu this weekend, we revisit the legacy of the FBN-targeted singer.

Helado Negro Gives David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” a Sublime Treatment

The cover comes from BBE Music’s “Modern Love: A David Bowie Tribute Album,” out May 28.

There’s a New Bachelor in Town (It’s Jay Som and Palehound’s Band)

Melina Duterte and Ellen Kempner release their first single together, “Anything at All,” via Polyvinyl.

Stream Dreamwell’s Intense Hardcore LP “Modern Grotesque” in Full

The Rhode Island band’s latest will be self-released tomorrow.

Ghost of Vroom Enlist “Dicktown” Co-Creator David Rees for “I Hear the Ax Swinging” Video

The debut album from the new project of Soul Coughing’s Mike Doughty arrives March 19.

Sessa’s “Grandeza” Gets A Vibrant, Psychedelic Visual Treatment

São Paulo artist Rollinos and Lisbon/NYC illustrator Bráulio Amado get trippy with the music video’s animation.

On Half Waif’s New Track “Party’s Over,” It’s OK to Not Be Invited

The artist shares a video for the single, which appear on a new 7-inch out today via ANTI- Records.

Hear the First Track From the Lost Alan Vega Album “Mutator”

“Nike Soldier” is the first single from the posthumous album slated to be released April 23 via Sacred Bones.

FKA twigs Is Working on a TV Adaptation of Her Martial Arts–Themed “sad day” Music Video for FX

She broke the news in a new interview with “I May Destroy You” creator Michaela Coel for The Face.

Quelly Woo Turns “Pain Into Passion” in New Visual

The Brooklyn-based drill artist’s new project “Tactical Pressure” drops April 2.

Pussy Riot Collaborate with Dorian Electra and 100 gecs’ Dylan Brady on “TOXIC”

The overwhelming single is from Pussy Riot’s forthcoming EP, which is expected this spring.

Shamir Shares Fantastic Cover of Billie Eilish’s “Ocean Eyes”

It’s his first release since his self-titled album, which dropped last October.

Amulets Share a Nature-Doc Visual for the Brooding New Single “The New Normal”

The title track arrives ahead of Randall Taylor’s latest collection of ambient drone, due out April 2 on The Flenser.

Best Move Battle Growing Pains on “Forgotten Bloom”

The debut single from the Sacramento-based trio focuses on the unnerving expectations of managing the future.

Fog Lake Announces New LP “Tragedy Reel,” Shares First Single “Jitterbug”

The latest collection of bedroom pop recordings from Aaron Powell arrives April 23 via Orchid Tapes.

Toro Y Moi Celebrates 10 Years of “Underneath the Pine”

Chazwick Bundick is honoring the breakthrough album with limited edition merch and an instrumental version of the record.

Daft Punk’s Breakup Confirmed After Sharing Epilogue Video

Hopefully, like the legend of the phoenix, etc. etc.

Our Streets Are Our Office: on “Judas and the Black Messiah”

Shaka King’s new movie examines the largely untold story of BPP Chairman Fred Hampton, whose assassination was instigated by the FBI.

Questlove Is Directing a Documentary About Sly Stone

“It goes beyond saying that Sly’s creative legacy is in my DNA.”

ELIO and Charli XCX Leave Pieces of Their Hearts Behind on “Charger” Remix

The 23-year-old pop singer enlists Charli for the first glimpse of her forthcoming remix EP.

Another Michael Walk Us Through Their Vibrant New Album “New Music and Big Pop”

Michael Doherty tells us what inspired the group’s Run for Cover debut.

XIXA Expound on the Mystique of Their New Album “Genesis”

Their follow-up to 2016’s “Bloodline” is a colossal exercise in eerie storytelling and gothic desert rock.

Hazing Over Break Down Their New Grindcore EP “Pestilence” Track by Track

The band formerly known as Shin Guard explain their shift in sound on the project’s four songs.

Youth Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be on Kyler Slater’s “Lost My Mind”

Hear the first single from Slater’s forthcoming 9-track project.

Acid Dad Announce New LP “Take It From the Dead” with Homage to Sea-Doos “RC Driver”

The NY-based alt-rockers’ latest will be co-released by Greenway Records and The Reverberation Appreciation Society.

Hear an Early Stream of Anna Akana’s New EP “No Longer Yours”

The songwriter and comedian shares her follow up to 2019’s “Casualty.”

nothing,nowhere. Shares His Snowboarding Playlist

Ahead of the release of “TRAUMA FACTORY,” the Vermont-based artist lists 11 tracks he shreds slopes to.

A.A. Triggs Shares the Folksy Anarchist Fantasy “A Love Song for the Revolution”

The song from his forthcoming debut record is “a ballad for people that want to watch it burn.”

Dollar Signs Spoil and Then Clash With Their Id on “B.O.M.B.S.”

This is their third single ahead of the release of “Hearts of Gold” out March 12 on Pure Noise.

SZA Talks Trees, Toxic Positivity, and New Music in “CBS This Morning” Interview

Following the release of “Good Days,” she’s teamed up with Tazo Tea and American Forests to combat climate change in BIPOC areas. 

The Pink Stones Bury a Darker Sentiment on “Shiny Bone”

From their debut “Introducing…The Pink Stones,” out April 9 via Normaltown Records.

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