Ariana Grande, “Sweetener”
“Sweetener” is a pop remedy for anxiety, while also explicitly detailing its crippling nature.
Buddy, On the Corner
The Compton local wants you to reconsider your perceptions of his neighborhood—and of him.
In Conversation: Hans Zimmer Wasn’t Made for Pop Music
One of the planet’s most experimental film composers gets out from behind the boards for Dunkirk, a live tour, and more.
Get Nice: Pharrell, Henry Rollins, Bad Brains, and More Pay Tribute to the Beastie Boys
Twenty-five years later, “Check Your Head”‘s influence still looms large.
In Conversation: Thundercat Has a Thunderchat About “Drunk,” Yacht Rock
Plus: You’ve been calling Kenny Loggins by the wrong name all these years.
Frank Ocean Releases Official “Channel ORANGE” Followup
Say hello to “Blond.”
WATCH: Questlove Talks Forks vs. The Force in a Clip from “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall”
The upcoming documentary from Spike Lee focuses on Jackson’s transition from boy wonder to The King of Pop.
WATCH: Missy Elliott Returns with Triumphant “WTF (Where They From)” Video with Pharrell
Her first new song since 2012.
Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks
Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of October 12–October 16, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.
Apple Music’s Radio Station “Beats 1” Is a Game Changer
Apple Music: Not that boring after all
“Dope” Brings the Noise
Rick Famuyiwa’s music-fueled indie drug comedy hits all the right notes.
Marvin Gaye’s Children Release Statement About “Blurred Lines” Case
“We would have welcomed a conversation with them before the release of their work.”
Hey Hey Hey! Jury Finds Robin Thicke and Pharrell Plagiarized Marvin Gaye On “Blurred Lines” [UPDATED]
Duo got to give it—$7.3 million—up to the Gaye estate.
And The Winners Are: 2015 Grammys Edition
Winners from last night include Beck, Sam Smith, St. Vincent, Aphex Twin, Kendrick Lamar, and, Beyoncé (though not enough times, according to Kanye West).
More Awards, More Nominations: The Grammys Announce Their List for 2015 [UPDATED]
The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences are making a whole morning event to announce their list of nominations for their 57th annual awards show, the…
WATCH: Trailer for “808,” Documentary About the Legendary Drum Machine
Back in the early ’80s, the introduction of the Roland TR-808 drum machine changed the game forever. Atlantic Films and You Know Films have teamed…
WATCH: Pharrell’s New Video For “Gust of Wind” featuring Daft Punk, Directed By Edgar Wright
Pharrell Williams continued his plot for world domination this morning, releasing a new video with the help of powerhouse collaborators Daft Punk and Edgar Wright….
WATCH: Here’s An Enormously Uneventful Tease for Pharrell’s Daft Punk–Featuring, Edgar Wright–Directed Video for “Gust Of Wind”
The hat makes an appearance in its natural, forest environment.