Janelle Monaé Fortifies Her Cry Against Police Brutality on “Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout)”

The new track features vocals from Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Chlöe x Halle, Tierra Whack, and more. 

The Regrettes Recruit Olivia Rodrigo as Their Middle School DJ in “Monday” Video

In the Dillon Dowdell-directed video, we’re thrown back to a middle school dance “sometime in the 2000s.”

One Step Closer Walk Us Through Their Hardcore Debut “This Place You Know”

Vocalist Ryan Savitski reflects on each track on the LP, out now via Run for Cover.

Ada Lea Details Her Novelistic Sophomore Album Track by Track

“one hand on the steering wheel the other sewing a garden” is out now via Saddle Creek.

Stream Brasstracks and TOBi’s New Joint EP “Good Luck for Real”

The funk-hop duo linked up with the Canadian rapper for a set of tracks to perform when they hit the road together next week.

Watch 99 Neighbors Perform “Right Now” in Foggy Nashville for “Neighborhoods”

The Vermont collective’s major-label debut “Wherever You’re Going I Hope It’s Great” arrives Friday along with their appearance at Governors Ball.

Caroline Polachek Puts the Finishing Touches on Hyd’s Mercurial “Skin 2 Skin”

The interdisciplinary artist is sharing her self-titled EP on November 5 via PC Music. 

Portraits from Riot Fest 2021 with Vic Mensa, Best Coast, Meg Myers, and Taking Back Sunday

When photographer Timothy Hiatt wasn’t busy traipsing across the Douglass Park festival grounds shooting live performances at Riot Fest, he was backstage capturing intimate portraits…

Lizzo Covers BTS’s “Butter,” Confirms the “Rumors” Are True for BBC Radio 1

She’s solidified her BTS fandom with this fiery cover.

14 Tracks That Got Shortly Through Sophomore Year of Design School

With their band’s debut album arriving this week, Alexandria Maniak shares a playlist of the circa-2016 emo that gave the project its legs.

Bartees Strange Swims Against the Currents of Time and Distance on “Weights”

The bonus track arrives ahead of the deluxe version of Strange’s 2020 album “Live Forever,” out next week.

The Ophelias, “Crocus”

Chamber-pop ornamentation and live-band grit weave around spiritual lyricism on the Cincinnati band’s third album.

We Were Promised Jetpacks, “Enjoy the View”

The group’s 5th LP tones down the dark, nervous energy that was previously at the core of their identity.

In Conversation: Thrice on Pushing Boundaries with “Horizons/East”

Dustin Kensrue discusses stepping outside of his comfort zone on the post-hardcore group’s 11th studio album.

Godcaster Announce New EP “Saltergasp,” Share First Single “Hecky Skelters”

The NYC-based punk ensemble’s latest project arrives November 5 via Ramp Local.

Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul’s “Thank You” Is a Club Hit About Unwanted Opinions

On their new single, the pair offer up “a cheeky and cynical revenge for all the unwanted, unsolicited opinions some people generously offer us.”

Vic Mensa Compares “The Taste” of Love to His Hometown

The single features BJ the Chicago Kid and Papi Beatz.

Andy Shauf Takes Us to the Scene of a Collision on “Jaywalker”

The single announces his new album “Wilds,” which drops this Friday.

It’s the First Day of Fall, But alt-J Captures Summer Bliss on “U&ME”

The new single announces their forthcoming album “The Dream” that’s slated for release on February 11.

UPSAHL Takes Lady Jesus to Confession in Her New Video for “Lunatic”

The visual arrives ahead of her debut LP “Lady Jesus,” dropping October 8.

Low, “HEY WHAT”

The duo’s 13th full-length often sounds less like a collection of songs than a manifestation of the frequency of existence.

Listen to Laura Jane Grace’s Surprise EP “At War with the Silverfish”

The new EP follows last year’s surprise album “Stay Alive.”

Elvis Costello, “Spanish Model”

Rather than a simple set of demos and rarities, Costello strips “This Year’s Model” down to its instrumental tracks and goes en-Español.

Watch San Holo Team Up with American Football’s Mike Kinsella for an Acoustic Performance of “thoughts and chemicals”

The song comes from San Holo’s latest album “bb u ok?”

Hear an Early Stream of the Debut LP from OHMME’s Macie Stewart

“Mouth Full of Glass” officially drops this Friday via Orindal Records.

Live, in Photos: Riot Fest 2021

Shots of The Flaming Lips, Run the Jewels, Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins, Slipknot, Vic Mensa, and more from Chicago this past weekend.

Grizzly Bear, “Yellow House” (15th Anniversary Reissue)

The 2006 LP gives us a snapshot of a band working through the kinks, establishing a framework for an impressive future catalogue.

Chelsea Wolfe Shares Tour Doc Featuring a Joni Mitchell Cover and a New Song

“Birth of Violence” chronicles the tour that supported her 2019 album of the same name.

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