Ladies and Gentlemen, Desert Daze 2017 Floated in Space

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, DESERT DAZE 2017 FLOATED IN SPACE

The psychedelic extravaganza that is Desert Daze went down for a sixth year this weekend at Joshua Tree's Institute of Mentalphysics,...

Seven Women Allege Sexual Misconduct Against Ducktails' Matt Mondanile in New Report

SEVEN WOMEN ALLEGE SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AGAINST DUCKTAILS' MATT MONDANILE IN NEW REPORT

On Friday, Spin released a report that former Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile, who also performs under the solo project Ducktails,...

 
 
 
Bell Witch's New LP Is a Loving Tribute to Former Drummer Adrien Guerra

BELL WITCH'S NEW LP IS A LOVING TRIBUTE TO FORMER DRUMMER ADRIEN GUERRA

Dylan Desmond, singer and bassist of Seattle doom metal duo Bell Witch, has been singing about the dead since the band started. "It...

Sex Is Never Just Sex on St. Vincent's 'Masseduction'

SEX IS NEVER JUST SEX ON ST. VINCENT'S 'MASSEDUCTION'

Fucking is never just fucking. In Bluets, author Maggie Nelson writes, "Fucking leaves everything as it is." Fucking is not love-making...

 
 
 
Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" Is as Basic as Taylor Herself

TAYLOR SWIFT'S "LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO" IS AS BASIC AS TAYLOR HERSELF

I've never been an avid fan nor hater of Taylor Swift. Until it came to writing this piece, I'd never listened to one of her albums...

An Interview with a Guy Who Hung Out with Drake for Two Hours Once

AN INTERVIEW WITH A GUY WHO HUNG OUT WITH DRAKE FOR TWO HOURS ONCE

Since neither of the hosts of October's Very Owned have ever TECHNICALLY hung out with Drake, they invited someone on who has. Well,...

 
 
 
‘Jersey Shore' Helped Spread Fist-Pumping EDM Culture Across America

‘JERSEY SHORE' HELPED SPREAD FIST-PUMPING EDM CULTURE ACROSS AMERICA

MTV's Jersey Shore begins with a monolithic dramatis personae of characters who, for a brief few years starting in 2009, would become...

Get Fuzzed Up with Dutch Party

GET FUZZED UP WITH DUTCH PARTY

Ken Franklin points to his move from San Francisco to Los Angeles as the crucial turning point in his career. "I had been making music...

 
 
 
Rihanna Is Getting a Street in Barbados Named After Her

RIHANNA IS GETTING A STREET IN BARBADOS NAMED AFTER HER

Musician, make-up mogul, philanthropist, and all-round good egg Rihanna rightfully receives a lot of plaudits, from Grammys to humanitarian...

MIKE Should Be Your New Favorite Teen Rapper

MIKE SHOULD BE YOUR NEW FAVORITE TEEN RAPPER

Rapper MIKE is three days shy of his 19th birthday and he's sounding excited about it. That may be because the Jersey-born New Yorker...

 
 
 
With 'Homerpalooza,' 'The Simpsons' Made Being Too Old to Rock Cool

WITH 'HOMERPALOOZA,' 'THE SIMPSONS' MADE BEING TOO OLD TO ROCK COOL

In the deep canon of The Simpsons' 28-year history, "Homerpalooza" will go down as the show's "rock and roll" episode and, with a cameo...

The British Masters: Michael Head

THE BRITISH MASTERS: MICHAEL HEAD

Music is an entirely subjective thing. However we will fight anyone who denies that Liverpool's Michael Head is one of the finest songwriters...

 
 
 
J2K and Wiley Take Down Industry Time Wasters on “Rotten Apples”

J2K AND WILEY TAKE DOWN INDUSTRY TIME WASTERS ON “ROTTEN APPLES”

Crep heads will already know about J2K's work. The Roll Deep grime crew alum came up with the sent-from-the-gods Crep Protect spray...

Björk Has Spoken Out About Her Experiences of Sexual Harassment

BJÖRK HAS SPOKEN OUT ABOUT HER EXPERIENCES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

The last week has seen women coming forward in huge numbers to discuss their experiences of sexual assault and harassment, or bullying...

 
 
 
Watch Bon Iver's Full Set from David Lynch's Festival of Disruption

WATCH BON IVER'S FULL SET FROM DAVID LYNCH'S FESTIVAL OF DISRUPTION

Justin Vernon and Bon Iver have been in Europe lately for a lengthy run of shows supporting 2016's beautifully confounding 22, A Million....

Is Drake Listening?

IS DRAKE LISTENING?

Halfway through our month-long podcast centering entirely around Drake, it's time to ask: Is Drake listening to this podcast? Seeing...

 
 
 
Courtney Love Nervously Warned People About Harvey Weinstein in 2005

COURTNEY LOVE NERVOUSLY WARNED PEOPLE ABOUT HARVEY WEINSTEIN IN 2005

If you're still in any doubt as to how Harvey Weinstein's reported sexual abuse remained a hushed, wink-and-nudge secret in Hollywood...

Listen to Another New St. Vincent Song, "Power Corrupts"

LISTEN TO ANOTHER NEW ST. VINCENT SONG, "POWER CORRUPTS"

Hours after releasing her fifth studio album as St. Vincent, Annie Clark has released a new song. "Power Corrupts" is a bonus track...

 
 
 
Father John Misty Goes “Pure Country” on Reworked Song

FATHER JOHN MISTY GOES “PURE COUNTRY” ON REWORKED SONG

Bearded ouroboros , avid vaper, and Ryan Adams annoyer Father John Misty has released a new song. Sort of. "Pure Country" is a country...

Drake's Experimentation with Dominican Culture

DRAKE'S EXPERIMENTATION WITH DOMINICAN CULTURE

Though Drake doesn't have any Dominican roots, he has experimented with Dominican culture from time to time. From the all-white linen...

 
 
 



New Release

New Release

Hey, world, be on the look out for hot new music by All Reach. Music to quench your soul's thirst. Motivational or let's say inspiring music for the soul, from morning to... Read more ...

Harry Styles Reveals He Thought of the Name One Direction and 'It Kind of Stuck'

Harry Styles Reveals He Thought of the Name One Direction and 'It Kind of Stuck'

It may have been Harry Styles' mom's idea for him to audition for the U.K.'s X Factor, but it was his idea to call the group he was... Read more ...

In New Video, Prophets Of Rage Gives NFL's TakeAKnee Protest Historical Context

In New Video, Prophets Of Rage Gives NFL's TakeAKnee Protest Historical Context

One week after Eminem's anti-Trump tirade, Chuck D's supergroup releases visuals for the "Strength In Numbers" anthem, meant to boost support for the NFL's TakeAKnee protests. Read more ...

Maisie Williams Celebrates BFF Sophie Turner's Engagement: "Holy Moly"

Maisie Williams Celebrates BFF Sophie Turner's Engagement: "Holy Moly"

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas announced their engagement on Oct. 15, and Maisie Williams is over the moon. On Monday, the Game of Thrones actress reposted Sophie's engagement... Read more ...

NF Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Perception'

NF Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Perception'

Rapper NF notches his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart - and first top 10 - as his third full-length studio album, Perception... Read more ...

J Balvin Says 'Mi Gente' Is 'Just the Beginning' of the Latin Takeover...

J Balvin Says 'Mi Gente' Is 'Just the Beginning' of the Latin Takeover, Talks Working With Beyonce

Backstage at the One Voice: Somos Live! event on Saturday, Billboard spoke with Latin singer J Balvin about his hit single "Mi... Read more ...

Shop the Ultimate Gift Guide of Macy's 50 Hottest Products - All Under $100

Shop the Ultimate Gift Guide of Macy's 50 Hottest Products - All Under $100

There's no such thing as being too prepared, especially when it comes to the holiday season. This year, instead of scrambling around last minute to pick up all your gifts, try... Read more ...

Sia's Dropping a Holiday Album, So We'll Be Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Sia's Dropping a Holiday Album, So We'll Be Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

The countdown to Christmas just got even more exciting thanks to news of Sia's upcoming holiday album. On Monday, the singer shared news of her next album, Everyday Is... Read more ...

Good News, Mindhunter Fans - There Are More Serial Killer Confessions on the Way

Good News, Mindhunter Fans - There Are More Serial Killer Confessions on the Way

In case you haven't heard the good news, a second season of Mindhunter , Netflix's dark and gloomy FBI thriller based on a true story , is officially in the works. In fact... Read more ...

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Former Real Estate Guitarist Matt...

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Former Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile Detailed

Among last week's many troubling accounts of entertainment-adjacent sexual misconduct was the news that guitarist Matt Mondanile was dismissed from Real Estate last year due to... Read more ...

Justin Bieber Is a 'Girl' With the 'Mind of a Squirrel,' Says Marilyn Manson

Justin Bieber Is a 'Girl' With the 'Mind of a Squirrel,' Says Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson's rocky relationship with Justin Bieber took another turn in a recent interview where he told The Scully Show that he doesn... Read more ...