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Watch Active Child Perform “Cruel World” on a Hillside Behind His Studio

It’s the first video in the songwriter’s outdoor Sun Rooms Series.

June 26, 2020
Coachella and Stagecoach 2020 Music Festivals Officially Cancelled

Riverside County public health officials signed an order canceling both music festivals.

June 10, 2020
Watch Killer Mike’s Emotional Speech to Atlanta Protesters

Killer Mike is the son of an Atlanta city police officer. Two of his cousins are police officers. He’s one…

May 30, 2020
WATCH: Weyes Blood Gets Free in “Wild Time” Video

Natalie Mering also promises a new Weyes Blood record in 2021.

May 27, 2020
Keep Yourself Busy in Quarantine with Weezer’s New 8-Bit Computer Game

The impossible-to-beat game arrives ahead of the anticipated “Van Weezer,” out May 15.

March 27, 2020

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019 by David Iskra

WATCH: Margo Price and Jeremy Ivey Cover John Lennon’s “Nobody Told Me”

The video arrives with news of a delayed release date for Price’s “That’s How Rumors Get Started.”

March 27, 2020

Nine Inch Nails / photo by Daniel Cavazos

Oh, Here Are Two New Albums from Nine Inch Nails

Trent Reznor surprised us this morning with two new and free-to-download “Ghosts” records.

March 26, 2020
PREMIERE: Julia Bhatt Pens an Ode to the Magic City on “Miami”

The latest in her line of vibrant singles incorporates a wide variety of influences, from The Strokes to Fela Kuti.

March 26, 2020
WATCH: Glass Animals Share New (Pre-Quarantine) Video for “Your Love (Déjà Vu)”

The Brits experiment with thermal imagery in the clip for their recent single.

March 24, 2020
You Can Preview the New Pearl Jam Album on Their “Gigaton” Hotline

The rockers’ new album drops this Friday, but you can get an exclusive listen at 585-20-PEARL.

March 23, 2020
Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley Covers “Heart Shaped Box”

The Nirvana cover is the first of many from the musician’s Quarantine Covers series.

March 20, 2020

Kurt Vile

Everyone’s Tours Are Cancelled—Buy Their Music Instead

This Friday alone sees notable releases from Chika, Code Orange, Deap Lips, Lil Uzi Vert, Grouplove, and more.

March 13, 2020
PREMIERE: Fire in the Radio Reflect on a Life Lost in “Tulare” Video

The single comes from the Philly punks’ third record “Monuments,” out early next month.

March 12, 2020
LISTEN: Wire Announce New LP “10:20” with Reworked “Small Black Reptile”

The post-punk greats detail their second record this year, out on Record Store Day.

March 11, 2020
Here’s How the Cancellation of SXSW Is Affecting Artists and Local Service Workers

Artists and workers are struggling to rebound as the fest takes a year off amid coronavirus concerns.

March 09, 2020
PREMIERE: PINS Dance Away a Bad Day on “Ponytail”

The UK trio shares the first single from their newly announced third LP “Hot Slick,” out May 29.

March 09, 2020

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019 by David Iskra

Dan Auerbach, Margo Price, Soccer Mommy, and More to Perform at To Nashville, with Love

The March 9 tornado relief benefit will also feature Brandi Carlile, Ashley McBryde, Sheryl Crow, and Yola.

March 06, 2020
WATCH: Grouplove Enlist “Twin Peaks” Actress Grace Zabriskie for “Youth” Video

The band’s new album “Healer” drops next week.

March 05, 2020
SXSW Adds Phantogram, Protomartyr, Dr. Octagon, Brian Fallon, and More to Schedule

With the festival just over a week away, SX still has a few tricks up their sleeves.

March 05, 2020


Track by Track
HAWA Breaks Down Her Relationship-Focused EP “the ONE” Track by Track

The 19-year-old vocalist goes deep on all eight tracks of her seductive debut, out today.

March 05, 2020
S.G. Goodman Announces Jim James–Produced LP “Old Time Feeling”

The first single from the folk songwriter’s debut, “The Way I Talk,” arrives today with a stunning video.

March 04, 2020
Gary Numan, Suzanne Ciani, and More Set to Attend Bob Moog Archives Opening

Moog’s alma mater Cornell University will be home to the electronic music pioneer’s work.

March 03, 2020
Public Enemy Part Ways with Flavor Flav Prior to Bernie Rally

The East Coast rappers have also announced a new LP called “Loud Is Not Enough.”

March 02, 2020
LISTEN: Day Wave Hits Refresh on “Starting Again”

Jackson Phillips shares his first single since 2017’s “The Days We Had” via [PIAS] Recordings.

February 26, 2020
WATCH: Unequal Share Video for New Track “Take Me Away” feat. Mondo Cozmo

The mysterious Dave Sardy project taps the Philly singer for their latest industrial single.

February 21, 2020
LISTEN: Glass Animals Share New Single “Your Love (Déjà Vu)”

The alt-R&B group returns with their second single since 2016’s “How to Be a Human Being” LP.

February 19, 2020
Pop Smoke, RIP

Less than a month after releasing his promising “Meet the Woo, Vol. 2” mixtape, the rapper has passed away at 20.

February 19, 2020
PREMIERE: GIRL SKIN Announce Debut Record, Share “Forever & Always” Video

“Shade is on the other side” will be released April 17 via Jullian Records.

February 14, 2020
WATCH: Phony Ppl and Megan Thee Stallion Hit the Car Wash in “Fkn Around” Video

Two weeks after dropping the single, the collaborators take it for a deluxe wash.

February 13, 2020
PREMIERE: KAYE Sheds Her Past in “Too Much” Video

The ex-San Fermin vocalist nods to Yoko Ono in the visual for her new single.

February 05, 2020

L-R: Luckson Colobry, Jonathan Wilson, Habib Koite, Raul Rodriguez, Jackson Browne, Trevor Spencer, Paul Beaubrun, Jonathan Russell

PREMIERE: Paul Beaubrun and Jackson Browne Collaborate on “Surrender”

Beaubrun stars in the video for the track from Browne’s Haiti-benefiting compilation, out today.

January 31, 2020
LISTEN: DAWN Shares Double Single “Die Without You” / “Buttah”

On the heels of last year’s “new breed,” Dawn Richard sets our expectations high for its follow-up.

January 29, 2020
Track by Track
Cream with a K Breaks Down Her Self-Titled LP Track by Track

Lee Tatlock details the tri-continental production of her grunge-pop debut.

January 21, 2020
PREMIERE: Bloods Find Love in Seattle on “U & M E”

Marihuzka Cornelius pulls inspiration from Nat King Cole and the Emerald City on her band’s new single.

January 14, 2020
WATCH: Humanist Enlists Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan for “Shock Collar”

It’s the latest single from Rob Marshall’s star-studded debut under the moniker.

January 13, 2020
PREMIERE: Laumė Shares Hitchcock-Inspired Video for “Voyeurs”

Kim Pflaum’s latest “Waterbirth” single comes with a noirish visual.

January 13, 2020
Track by Track
Beach Slang Break Down “The Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City” Track by Track

James Alex cites everyone from AC/DC to Jónsi as influences on the band’s fourth LP.

January 10, 2020
PREMIERE: Circa Waves Are Living Free in “Move to San Francisco” Video

The English rockers give the Bay Area a shot in the clip for their latest “Sad Happy” single.

January 07, 2020
WATCH: GLACIERS Share Cinematic “The Brave Son” Video

The post-rock epic comes from the Cali quartet’s new EP, “Buried Inside.”

January 07, 2020

Run the Jewels / photo by Carlo Cavaluzzi

Bonnaroo 2020 Lineup Revealed

Tool, Lizzo, and Tame Impala are set to headline the Tennessee fest this year.

January 07, 2020

Arcade Fire / photo by Andy Sawyer

Arcade Fire Announced as Krewe du Kanaval 2020 Headliners

The New Orleans–based event will take place February 14.

December 17, 2019
WATCH: PVRIS Open “Old Wounds” in New Video

The Massachusetts electropop trio share an elaborate clip for the “Hallucinations” single.

December 10, 2019
PREMIERE: Shad’s “Sniper” Video Depicts the Spiritual Struggle for Peace

The Canadian emcee’s 2018 single gets a vibrant Asan Aslam–directed visual.

December 04, 2019
WATCH: Flying Lotus and Denzel Curry Bring “Black Balloons Reprise” to Life

The surreal black-and-white video wraps up a busy year for both artists.

December 03, 2019
LISTEN: Jacob Collier Enlists Daniel Caesar for the Smooth “Time Alone with You”

The ambitious young songwriter shares the latest single from the third volume of his “Djesse” project.

November 29, 2019
WATCH: Bon Iver’s “Naeem” Video Deals with Intergenerational Healing

The AG Rojas–directed clip marks Justin Vernon’s first official music video since 2012.

November 21, 2019
PREMIERE: Army Navy Return with Breezy Single “Seismic”

The jangly LA rockers end a five-year hiatus with a tectonic new track.

November 21, 2019
PREMIERE: Blood Cultures Question Identity in “Broadcasting” Video

In support of their fall headlining tour, the experimental psych-pop quartet gives the dancey single a video.

November 19, 2019
WATCH: HAIM Show Gratitude in PTA-Directed “Hallelujah” Video

The sisters’ third single this year is also their third collab with Paul Thomas Anderson.

November 18, 2019
PREMIERE: Peter Bjorn and John Find a “Reason To Be Reasonable” in New Video

The latest single from the band’s forthcoming “Endless Dream” sees them return to the great indoors.

November 15, 2019
PREMIERE: Claude Fontaine Plays to a Live Studio Audience in “Pretending He Was You” Video

The downtempo single gets a video paying homage to in-studio TV performances from the ’60s and ’70s.

November 13, 2019
PREMIERE: Light FM Enlists The Donnas’ Brett Anderson for “Dreamerz”

Josiah Mazzaschi’s bedroom pop project celebrates twenty years with another single.

November 12, 2019
Cyndi Lauper Shares Lineup for 9th Annual Benefit Concert Home for the Holidays

King Princess, Henry Rollins, and Perry Ferrell are among the performers at the event’s LA debut.

November 07, 2019
WATCH: Rosalía Dances on Shipping Pallets in “A Palé” Video

The Spanish singer shares a new single and video to celebrate one year of “El Mar Querer.”

November 07, 2019
PREMIERE: The Mowgli’s Share “Fighting With Yourself” Ahead of Fall Tour

The power-pop single precedes a U.S. tour alongside Plain White T’s and New Politics.

November 07, 2019
WATCH: Earl Sweatshirt Basks on the Pacific Ocean in “EAST” Video

The visual accompanies the rapper’s “Feet of Clay” EP, released last night at midnight.

November 01, 2019
Rage Against the Machine Playing Coachella 2020

What better place than here, etc.

November 01, 2019
WATCH: Kero Kero Bonito Covered Death Grips for Some Reason

The British synth-pop band took on “I’ve Seen Footage” at last night’s show in Sacramento.

October 30, 2019

Daniel Cavazos

WATCH: Jenny Lewis Shares Bizarre Live Video for “Rabbit Hole”

The Abso Lutely–produced clip for the “On the Line” single features cameos from Mac DeMarco and King Tuff.

October 29, 2019
Tame Impala Announces New LP “The Slow Rush,” Shares “It Might Be Time”

The long-awaited fourth album from Kevin Parker drops February 14 via Interscope.

October 28, 2019

Blood Orange / photo by Daniel Cavazos

WATCH: Blood Orange Shares Self-Directed Video for “Dark & Handsome”

Dev Hynes provides a visual component to his Toro y Moi–featuring “Angel’s Pulse” single.

October 28, 2019
PLAYLIST: Anna of the North’s Songs to Be Heartbroken—and Recover—To

The Norwegian synth-pop star lists her top cuffing and uncuffing tunes by Toro y Moi, Céline Dion, and more.

October 25, 2019
PREMIERE: Maria Taylor Enlists Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz for “Waiting in Line”

The single precedes the Azure Ray songwriter’s seventh solo album, out November 11.

October 24, 2019
LISTEN: Courtney Barnett Covers Loose Tooth for Forthcoming Milk! Records Comp

Barnett gives the new-wavy “Keep On” a deadpan makeover.

October 23, 2019
Everything But the Girl’s Ben Watt Answers Questions from Low’s Alan Sparhawk, Shares New Single “Irene”

Sparhawk grills Watt about the writing and recording process behind his forthcoming “Storm Damage.”

October 23, 2019
Wire Announce Seventeenth Studio Album, “Mind Hive”

The iconic London post-punk group will release the LP January 24 via their own label, pinkflag.

October 22, 2019

Weyes Blood

Weyes Blood’s Rough Trade Session Hits DSPs

Stream the new EP of alternate takes from Natalie Mering’s recent LP, “Titanic Rising.”

October 22, 2019
Art & Culture
LISTEN: Perfume Genius Shares “Pop Song” from Immersive Dance Project “The Sun Still Burns Here”

*to camera* It’s not really a pop song.

October 18, 2019
LISTEN: Smino, Noname, and Saba Release First Single as Ghetto Sage, “Häagen Dazs”

As promised, the Chicago rappers debut their new moniker with an icy single.

October 17, 2019
Las Vegas’ Inaugural Intersect Just Got a Lot More Interesting

The addition of Weyes Blood, JPEGMAFIA, Japanese Breakfast, and more position the Amazon fest as a must-attend event.

October 16, 2019

Noname at Outside Lands / photo by Santos Social Club

Introducing Ghetto Sage, the New Supergroup of Noname, Smino, and Saba

Three of Chicago’s most promising rappers are up to something.

October 15, 2019
LISTEN: Terrell Hines’ New EP “St. Mark Rd.” Is Now Streaming

The Berklee multi-instrumentalist walks us through his three-track debut.

October 11, 2019
PREMIERE: CUP’s New Song “Berries” Is Not About Berries

The latest from Wilco’s Nels Cline and Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda is a dizzy blend of synths and guitars.

October 10, 2019
LISTEN: Caribou Shares “Home,” His First Song in Five Years

The single marks Dan Snaith’s first new music since 2014’s “Our Love” LP.

October 08, 2019
LISTEN: vōx’s Lush New “I am Not a God” EP Is Out Today

The latest release from the LA-based vocalist and producer on Arts & Crafts is now streaming everywhere.

October 04, 2019
Track by Track
HALFNOISE Breaks Down “Natural Disguise” Track by Track

Paramore drummer Zac Farro talks us through his third solo album of Afropop-infused psych.

October 04, 2019
PREMIERE: Edith Crash Announces New Album “Frenzy,” Shares “Running” Video

The French one-woman-band introduces her fourth LP of dark folk with a speedy acoustic single.

October 04, 2019
WATCH: Kurt Vile Takes to the Catskills in New Doc Short “(bottle back)”

Nearing the one-year anniversary of “Bottle It In,” the songwriter takes us behind the scenes of the album’s making.

October 03, 2019
Surprise! Here’s a New Kero Kero Bonito EP

“Civilisation I” arrives just in time for the London trio’s North American takeover.

September 30, 2019
PREMIERE: Altin Gün Share Two New Singles, “Gelin Halayi” and “Div Div”

The Turkish psych collective have garnered praise from Tame Impala, King Gizzard, and Edward Sharpe.

September 30, 2019
LISTEN: Jakob Ogawa Releases Three-Song EP “April”

The young Norwegian songwriter gives exclusive details on his follow-up to 2017’s hypnagogic “Bedroom Tapes.”

September 27, 2019
Track by Track
Trentemøller Shares “Blue September,” Breaks Down “Obverse” Track by Track

On the eve of its release, Anders Trentemøller shares the final single from his fifth album and goes in-depth on each track.

September 26, 2019
Chris Baio and Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend Announce New Podcast, “The Road Taken”

The Ringer Podcast Network delivers the new program, featuring members of The Strokes, Can, Mobb Deep, and more.

September 25, 2019
Cate Le Bon and Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox Announce “Myths 004” EP, Share “Secretary”

The songwriters pair up for the fourth installment in Marfa Myths’ record series.

September 24, 2019
PREMIERE: Samia Covers Liz Phair’s “Never Said,” Enlists Lucas Hedges for Video

“Eighth Grade”’s Fred Hechinger also stars in the black-and-white clip for the “Exile in Guyville” homage.

September 23, 2019

photo by Kerry Brown

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Announce Double Album “Ghosteen,” Out Next Week

The announcement came this morning via Cave’s Red Hand Files website.

September 23, 2019
LISTEN: Tegan and Sara Wrestle with Deceit on “Don’t Believe the Things They Tell You (They Lie)”

With “Hey, I’m Just Like You” dropping next Friday, the twins share one more single.

September 20, 2019
LISTEN: Soccer Mommy Shares New Single “lucy” Ahead of Tour with Wilco and Vampire Weekend

The 7-inch single is the songwriter’s first new music since last year’s breakthrough LP “Clean.”

September 19, 2019
Nick Cave to Embark on “An Evening of Talk and Music” Tour This Friday

The Australian post-punk icon hits the road for a month of unmoderated Q&As and intimate piano performances.

September 18, 2019
PLAYLIST: Tiger Army’s Songs That Influenced “Retrofuture”

Nick 13 details eleven tracks that informed the surf rock, punk, and other elements of his band’s sixth album.

September 18, 2019

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PREMIERE: Baby Shakes Outgrow NYC in “Cause a Scene” Video

The power pop ensemble get Godzilla-sized in the clip for the latest single from their LP of the same name, out this Friday.

September 18, 2019

Arcade Fire / photo by Andy Sawyer

Arcade Fire Prep Goods for “Funeral” 15 Year Anniversary

The band is sharing never-before-seen footage from the time of their iconic debut and a restored “Rebellion (Lies)” video.

September 12, 2019
WATCH: The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Angel Olsen’s “Lark”

The songwriter’s new single from her forthcoming “All Mirrors” comes with a cinematic video.

September 12, 2019

by Neela Choudhury-Reid

FKA Twigs Announces New Album “MAGDALENE,” shares “holy terrain”

The Future-featuring single precedes the songwriter’s second album, out October 25 via Young Turks.

September 09, 2019
PLAYLIST: RÜFÜS DU SOL’s Favorite Remixes

With their “SOLACE” remix album out today, the Australian house trio share their favorite reworks of other artists’ songs.

September 06, 2019
WATCH: M83 Take Us to the “Temple of Sorrow” in New Video

The first installment of a three-part film called “Extazus,” “Sorrow” will also appear on the band’s forthcoming LP “DSVII.”

September 05, 2019

Illuminati Hotties

LISTEN: Illuminati Hotties Prove “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” Is a Song About Heartbreak

The Whitney Houston single gets a somber rework by the LA rockers.

September 03, 2019
Avey Tare and Geologist Share Cover of Silver Jews’ “Ballad of Reverend War Character”

The single was uploaded to Animal Collective’s Bandcamp this morning with all proceeds going to MusiCares and Music Health Alliance.

August 30, 2019
Track by Track
Noël Wells Breaks Down “It’s So Nice!” Track by Track

The songwriter and “SNL” alum gives us a proper introduction to her debut LP, which drops today.

August 30, 2019