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On This Day: David Bowie and Iggy Pop Got Arrested for Weed

Watch a vintage video of Bowie talking to reporters after his March 1976 arraignment.

March 21, 2022

Radiohead at Lollapalooza 2016 / photo by James Richards IV

Celebrate the Holidays with DIY Digital Radiohead Greeting Cards

Thom Yorke and company promise not to save any of your information in the process.

December 21, 2020

Outkast / Photo by Alan Sartirana

André 3000 Shares Benjamin Family Apple Hand Pie Recipe

The OutKast rapper posted the recipe in support of Meals on Wheels Atlanta.

December 16, 2020
The Best Songs of 2020 Not From 2020

In a year unlike any other, music of the past was eerily present (and prescient).

December 14, 2020
Channel Tres Goes “Fuego” on “I Can’t Go Outside” Mixtape

Tyler, the Creator and Tinashe guest on the Compton artist’s reaction to, well, everything.

December 11, 2020
Kurt Cobain’s Guitar, Iggy Pop’s Pants, and More Go for Big Bucks at Auction

The shell of a Nine Inch Nails synth and Eddie Van Halen’s axe also found new homes.

December 03, 2020
Dave Grohl for Casa Vega
Dave Grohl Wants to Feed You Tacos and Booze for Charity

Foo Fighters and Mexican eatery Casa Vega are collaborating to help local restaurant workers.

December 02, 2020
Nick Cave and Shane MacGown
Nick Cave Is Not Down with the Censored Version of The Pogues “Fairytale of New York”

Cave chooses artistic integrity over listener sensitivity.

November 30, 2020
photo by Pia Riverola
LA All Day: Local Natives and Classixx Unite on “Weekends”

Head into the weekend with the new collab, as well as a new single from Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer.

November 20, 2020
Danny Brown Keeps Bruiser Thanksgiving Alive in Detroit

Along with announcing the event’s lineup, Danny shares a video for the “uknowhatimsayin¿” single “Savage Nomad.”

November 19, 2020

Dolly Parton (album cover)

Dolly Parton Helps Fund Promising Coronavirus Vaccine

The country icon invested $1 million into saving lives.

November 17, 2020
Jackie Venson Comes “Back to Earth” on “Austin City Limits”

The Austin-based guitarist used the moment to make a powerful Black Lives Matter statement.

November 13, 2020
Concrete Jungle: Forthcoming U.K. TV Show Celebrates 2 Tone Ska Scene

Groups like The Specials, The Beat, and The Selector are remembered in a yet-to-be-titled series from “Peaky Blinders” writer Steven Knight.

November 12, 2020


Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Reveals Thank You Gift He Bought for David Bowie

Because Bowie died before the gift was sent, the eerily prescient painting now hangs in Butler’s bedroom.

November 10, 2020
Who Is Flyyyrene?

Janelle Monáe’s new alter ego has us buzzing with questions.

November 05, 2020
Saving America: Billie Eilish, Eminem, Janelle Monáe, and More Inspire the Vote 2020

Artists across the country are mobilizing voters to help keep democracy alive.

November 02, 2020
Oh, Lil Durk Rocked a Packed Club in Texas Last Night

The live music scene is alive and well in Houston, apparently.

October 30, 2020
Freddie Gibbs Celebrates Lakers Style with Big Sean and Hit-Boy on “4 Thangs”

Gibbs reveals a special Halloween day pop-up event in Los Angeles.

October 30, 2020
Film + TV
The Trailer for the David Bowie Biopic “Stardust” Is Here

Marc Maron appears as the one music exec who believes in a pre-Ziggy Bowie.

October 28, 2020
XIXA Explore the Great Divide in “May They Call Us Home” Video

It’s the second single from the band’s upcoming album, “Genesis.”

October 27, 2020
Jarvis Cocker Hot Chip illustration
Jarvis Cocker and Hot Chip Come Together for “Straight to the Morning”

The track will arrive on 10-inch vinyl with a set of custom playing cards.

October 23, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Prepping “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” Part Two

Billy Corgan and company plan to take the sequel on the road next year.

October 22, 2020
Miley Cyrus Wants to Rock Your World with Metallica Covers

Cyrus also shared how Wayne Coyne inspired her to be a more reckless artist in a recent interview.

October 20, 2020

Photoshoot with music band Grouplove. Shot for Flood Magazine on 3.10.2020. Photographed in Los Angeles, California.

Grouplove Reveal New Track “Broken Angel” to Benefit the Mac Miller Fund

The track originally appeared as a picture disc for Record Store Day last month.

October 16, 2020
The Roots, Phoebe Bridgers, Portugal. The Man, YG, and More Set for Save Our Stages Festival

The performances will take place this weekend in 26 independent music venues across America.

October 14, 2020
Hayley Williams, Miley Cyrus, Michael Stipe, and More Paid Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Last Night

“Honor Her Wish” celebrated the legacy of the trailblazing Supreme Court Justice.

October 13, 2020
Film + TV
Watch The Clash Crank Out “White Riot” with Sham 69’s Jimmy Pursey

The footage is from the new award-winning documentary “White Riot,” about the U.K.’s Rock Against Racism movement.

October 09, 2020

Better Oblivion Community Center/Phoebe Bridgers

Art & Culture
Phoebe Bridgers, Michael Stipe, Hayley Williams, and More to Celebrate Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Honor Her Wish will unite artists and politicians fighting to honor RBG’s dying wish that her seat be filled after the inauguration next January.

October 08, 2020
Kali Uchis and Jhay Cortez are Ready for Cuffing Season with New Track “La Luz”

Tainy is on the beat for this steamy post-summer make-out anthem.

October 02, 2020
Art & Culture
Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner’s Memoir is Coming Next Year

“Crying in H Mart” is set for release on April 20 via Knopf Publishing.

October 01, 2020

photo by Natasha Aftandilians

Romy Madley Croft of The xx Shares Debut Solo Single “Lifetime”

The singer’s first solo song was revealed on Annie Mac’s U.K. radio show.

September 29, 2020
Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize

“Kiwanuka” beat out releases from Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, Stormzy, and others.

September 24, 2020
White Riot
New Documentary “White Riot” Remembers U.K. Rock Against Racism Movement

Late ’70s Britain looked a lot like current-day America—but punk rock helped save the day.

September 23, 2020

Fender® launches all-new signature ukulele with five time Grammy® Award-Winner Billie Eilish

Introducing the Billie Eilish Ukulele

In a very 2020 turn of events, Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance just might make a record with it.

September 22, 2020
Freedom Fry and Vic Mensa Turn Up “Happy Little Thoughts” Remix

The original version was recorded at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California.

September 18, 2020
Vic Mensa Takes You to South Side Chicago in “MACHIAVELLI” Short Film

The film juxtaposes West African imagery and Gordon Parks–styled photography to reflect the rapper’s rebirth as a resident of Chicago.

September 17, 2020
American Girl Doll
The Go-Go’s Endorse New ’80s American Girl Doll “Courtney”

Courtney comes with Lip Smackers, Care Bare pajamas, and a mom running for mayor.

September 16, 2020
Kito, ZHU, and Jeremih Dance the Pain Away in “Follow” Visual

The clip features Caleb Bonney and Stephen Ojo, most recently seen in Beyoncé’s “Black Is King.”

September 15, 2020
Going Back to the Future With Detroit’s ’90s Space-Rock Revolution

Third Man comp “Southeast of Saturn” remembers the Motor City’s vibrant shoegaze era.

September 10, 2020
M.I.A. Takes “CTRL” on Storming New Single

The Sri Lankan rapper/vocalist casually quotes Beth Ditto and Gossip.

September 09, 2020
Son Lux and William Bell Shine Light on the Shadows with “Only (Chasing You)”

Echoes of David Sylvian, Rhye and the streets of Berlin linger in the minimal track. 

September 08, 2020
Al Green Shouts Out Artist Behind Viral “Algreen’s” Photo

Artist Cassius K1ng got the ultimate approval from the Reverend himself.

September 02, 2020
Groove Armada Take Caturday to the Dogs with “Lover 4 Now” Video

The single from new album “Edge of the Horizon” features house legend Todd Edwards.

August 27, 2020
Notorious B.I.G.’s Crown Tops Sotheby’s First Hip-Hop Auction

Also on the docket: a collection of love letters written by a 16-year-old Tupac Shakur.

August 26, 2020
PE art by WK Interact
Public Enemy Art Show Celebrates 30 Years of “Fear of A Black Planet”

Black Book Gallery in Colorado will feature works by Shepard Fairey, CYCLE, and Chuck D himself. 

August 25, 2020
The Avalanches Unite with International Space Orchestra for “Wherever You Go” Video

The collaboration with NASA and SETI is a truly interstellar affair.

August 19, 2020
Josh Homme, Cherry Glazerr, and More Will Honor Joe Strummer’s Birthday with Live Stream

A Song for Joe will include never-before-seen live footage of the late Clash singer.

August 19, 2020
Cardi B Confronts Joe Biden on What “Her Generation” Wants From the Next President

The “WAP” star interviewed the self-proclaimed “Joey B” via Zoom. 

August 17, 2020
First Aid Kit Go “On the Road Again” to Benefit Crew Nation

The duo return with a cover of the Willie Nelson classic.

August 14, 2020
DEVO 5K race
Devo’s Annual 5K Race Goes Virtual for 2020

The fourth annual run/walk moves from Akron to social media.

August 13, 2020
Afel Bocoum Tells the Undeniable Truth with “Penda Djiga”

The gorgeous animated video is the latest advance from the forthcoming studio effort, “Lindé.” 

August 12, 2020
Hayley Williams Has a Moment with Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees”

She calls the cover “the last of the self serenades.”

August 10, 2020
Tame Impala Faces the Future in New “Is It True” Video

Kevin Parker takes control of your screen with this splashy color-soaked visual. 

August 06, 2020
Put The Clash Back Together Again With New Album Cover Jigsaw Puzzles

The punk legends join Bowie, Iron Maiden, and Metallica in the Rock Saws collection.

August 06, 2020
FKA Twigs Is Helping Raise Money for Struggling Sex Workers

The artist has united with sex worker–led organizations SWARM, Lysistrata, and East London Strippers Collective in the effort.

August 05, 2020
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Film + TV
Andy Samberg Was Really Dedicated to Getting Kate Bush on the “Palm Springs” Soundtrack

The actor/producer opened up to Variety about the lengths he went to secure “Cloudbusting” for the movie.

August 04, 2020
Régine Chassagne & Win Butler Perform Arcade Fire Set for Salesforce’s Leading Through Change Event

The performance was in support of Chassagne’s KANPE Foundation.

July 30, 2020
Malik B., Founding Member of The Roots, Dead at 47

Black Thought has shared an emotional tribute on Instagram. 

July 29, 2020

Lorde at Lollapalooza 2014

Lorde, R.E.M., Sia, and Jason Isbell Among Artists Uniting Against Politicians Hijacking Their Music

Neil Young is considering slapping Trump with a lawsuit over the practice. 

July 29, 2020

Best Coast at Life Is Beautiful / photo by Rozette Rago

Best Coast Announce “Crazy for You” 10th Anniversary Celebration

Hayley Williams of Paramore and CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry are part of the party. 

July 27, 2020
Robert Smith Promises to Deliver the Emotionally Devastating Cure Album of Our Dreams

For fans of The Cure waiting patiently for the new album, Roger O’Donnell says just hold onto your eyeliner.

July 23, 2020

photo by The1Point8

Watch Grouplove Frolic Through the Apocalypse in “Inside Out” Video

It’s the latest look from the band’s 2020 LP, “Healer”

July 21, 2020
Sylvan Esso Detail New Album “Free Love” with “Ferris Wheel” Visual

It’s the second single from the new album, which is due this fall.

July 21, 2020
Art & Culture
Limited Edition Nick Cave Toy Comes with “Red Right Hand”

The vinyl figure is being released in time for [email protected] 2020.

July 17, 2020
Supersuckers and Eddie Vedder Share Cover of Ramones’ “I Believe in Miracles”

The Pearl Jam frontman joined the band onstage in Seattle back in June 2014.

July 16, 2020

Arcade Fire, 2018 by Jennifer McCord

COVID-19 Put New Arcade Fire Album on Hold

Will Butler offers up a progress report on the follow-up to “Everything Now.”

July 14, 2020
Wu Tang Clan by Kyle Christy
Wu-Tang Clan Are Making Personal Video Messages on Cameo

The Staten Island rap legends are the latest to hop on the platform during the ongoing pandemic. 

July 13, 2020
Fiona Apple, Kim Gordon, and More Support Mask Charity for Indigenous People

The movement benefits vulnerable communities and organizations being devastated by COVID-19.

July 09, 2020

Beck / Photo by Pooneh Ghana

Happy 50th Birthday, Beck! Here’s a New Khruangbin Remix of “No Distraction”

The eclectic songwriter celebrates a half-century with a stellar remix from the Houston trio.

July 08, 2020
David Johansen

David Johansen performing at the Carlyle. Photo credit: Sikelia Productions.

Film + TV
New York Dolls’ David Johansen Subject of New Martin Scorsese Doc

The movie is a collaboration with Showtime Documentary Films.

July 07, 2020
Vince Staples Stars On New Terrell Hines Track “Get Up”

Hines is finishing his debut mixtape, “Portal One: The Mixtape,” for release in August.

July 06, 2020
Ian Isiah Celebrates Black Life in New “Loose Truth” Visual

The colorful explosion of Black love in America 2020 makes an emotional and poignant statement over 4th of July weekend.

July 03, 2020
LISTEN: Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire Digs Deep on New Track “Black Mirror”

Los Angeles beat master Madlib serves up a quiet storm for the Brooklyn rapper’s cool summer rhymes.

July 01, 2020

photo by The1Point8

Watch Grouplove Cover Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own”

The electric take on the Robyn classic is from a SiriusXM session earlier this year. 

June 30, 2020

The Weeknd / photo by Andy Sawyer

The Weeknd Donates $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief

Abel Tesfaye has given big bucks to frontline hospital workers and MusiCares.

June 29, 2020
Kids See Ghosts
Film + TV
Kid Cudi and Kanye West Reveal Kids See Ghosts Animated Series Trailer

The Takashi Murakami–created show comes with a character best described as a sexy Transformer’s take on Groot.

June 26, 2020
Blood Orange, Vagabon, Kamasi Washington, and More Announced for “Black Power Live” Charity Stream

Activists Emma González and dream hampton are among the luminaries set to appear.

June 25, 2020

Snoop Dogg at Camp Flog Gnaw / photo by Rozette Rago

There’s a New Snoop Dogg & Willie Nelson Song Coming Soon

The brothers in weed are reconvening to help heal race relations in America. 

June 23, 2020
Film + TV
Boots Riley Reveals New Series About a 13-Foot Tall Black Man in Oakland

“I’m a Virgo” will star Jharrel Jerome of “When They See Us” and “Moonlight.”

June 22, 2020
Björk Is Raising Money for Black Lives Matter U.K. on Bandcamp

Bandcamp’s NAACP fundraiser runs all day tomorrow in honor of Juneteenth.

June 18, 2020
Liz Phair Shows Off Twitter’s Audio Feature with New Song

“Twitter didn’t pay me to say this,” she promises in the song’s lyrics.

June 17, 2020
Black Sabbath Is Selling Black Lives Matter T-Shirts

All proceeds from the “Masters of Reality”–styled shirts will go directly to BLM. 

June 16, 2020
Janelle Monáe Headlines Human By Orientation, HBO’s Free Digital Pride Event

Todrick Hall, Shangela, Kim Petras, Cameron Esposito, and more will join the ten-day celebration.

June 15, 2020
Flip Through Every Issue of “Trouser Press” Magazine for Free on Their Website

The publication launched in 1974 and covered the progressive end of rock until 1984.

June 12, 2020
Films by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, Tenacious D Rank Among Best Movies Based on Albums

See where your favorite music movies rank, according to Rotten Tomatoes. 

June 11, 2020
One Little Indian Records Is Now One Little Independent Records

The famous U.K. record label that launched Björk read the room and changed its name.

June 10, 2020
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Crashes the “Bill & Ted Face the Music” Movie Trailer

Butler confirmed the cameo in an Instagram Live post.

June 09, 2020
YG Defends Video Shoot at Los Angeles Black Lives Matter Protest

The rapper was criticized for using the movement to stage a music video for his track “FTP.”

June 08, 2020

RZA (Banks and Steelz) at FYF / photo by Rozette Rago

WATCH: Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA Reveals Bruce Lee Tribute “Be Like Water”

The track was inspired by ESPN’s new “30 for 30” doc on the martial arts icon.

June 05, 2020
Tool Cancels 2020 Tour in Order to Reimburse Ticket Buyers

Maynard James Keenan and company do the right thing and call the whole thing off.

June 04, 2020
YG, Teejayx6, LL Cool J, and Other Rappers React to George Floyd Protests with New Anthems

New tracks and old favorites soundtrack this pivotal moment in American history.

June 04, 2020
LISTEN: “Up All Nite with Prince” Podcast Looks Back on the 2000s

Members of his band, special guests, and fans look back at new millennium Prince.

May 29, 2020
Whelp, Grimes Is Selling a Piece of Her Soul

The legal document is going for $10 million as part of Claire Boucher’s first online art show.

May 28, 2020
LISTEN: Trash Talk and Kenny Beats Share “Something Wicked”

It’s the first track from their collaborative EP, “Squalor”

May 22, 2020
Local Natives and Syvan Esso
LISTEN: Local Natives Share “Dark Days” Collaboration with Sylvan Esso

The two groups first performed the version on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” prior to the pandemic. 

May 21, 2020
Wu-Tang Clan Launch New Campaign to Support Canadian Hospitals

Proceeds from hand sanitizer, t-shirts, and food bowls go to Ottawa charities fighting COVID-19.

May 20, 2020
WATCH: JPEGMAFIA Interviews Ariel Pink for HTBAR 10

The latest episode of HTBAR (How to Build a Relationship) is here.

May 19, 2020
PREMIERE: Rett Smith Bites Back with “Rattlesnakes”

The new song from the Texas native explores the darker side of Americana.

May 19, 2020
Devo Launches PPE Line with Energy Dome Face Shields

The virus-repelling merch is unveiled on the eve of Freedom of Choice’s 40th anniversary.

May 15, 2020