Seattle Punks Who Is She? Make Gossip Radical

SEATTLE PUNKS WHO IS SHE? MAKE GOSSIP RADICAL

In high school, I discovered most of the music that I obsessed over on Youtube. One user, whose channel seems to have been wiped from...

Hear Bon Iver Play Four Songs on ‘A Prairie Home Companion'

HEAR BON IVER PLAY FOUR SONGS ON ‘A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION'

Justin Vernon was the headline guest on the permanently Garrison Keillor-less MPR show A Prairie Home Companion yesterday. He played...

 
 
 
Watch SZA's Incredible SNL Performance

WATCH SZA'S INCREDIBLE SNL PERFORMANCE

SZA's CTRL was held back again and again. It had been promised in 2015, then 2016, then early 2017. Halfway through, Solána Rowe fell...

Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

MA3AZEF BRINGS THE ARAB WORLD'S NEW MUSIC TO THE WHOLE PLANET

For the past year, I've been studying Arabic intensively while living in Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and in recent months my teacher...

 
 
 
Creation Founder Harry Thomas Charged with Sexually Assaulting Children

CREATION FOUNDER HARRY THOMAS CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING CHILDREN

Harry Thomas, the founder of America's largest Christian music event, Creation Festival, has been charged with sexually assaulting...

Manchester Orchestra's “The Gold ” Is Perfect Winter Music

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA'S “THE GOLD ” IS PERFECT WINTER MUSIC

Manchester Orchestra's A Black Mile to the Surface is one of my favorite albums of 2017. It's a concept record about an uncanny town...

 
 
 
Björk's Beautiful 'Utopia' Is Hopeful in the Face of Decay

BJÖRK'S BEAUTIFUL 'UTOPIA' IS HOPEFUL IN THE FACE OF DECAY

In a 2003 documentary , there's a moment where Björk Guðmundsdóttir describes her early memories of singing and songwriting. Björk...

Stream of the Crop: 6 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

STREAM OF THE CROP: 6 NEW ALBUMS FOR HEAVY ROTATION

The end of the week means a glut of new music to dig into and, while that is Extremely Good, it can be difficult to know where to start....

 
 
 
Now That's What I Call Expert Witness with Robert Christgau!

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL EXPERT WITNESS WITH ROBERT CHRISTGAU!

The self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics," Robert Christgau was one of the pioneers of music criticism as we know it. He...

The Rise and Fall of Hype Machine, the Internet's Forgotten Fave

THE RISE AND FALL OF HYPE MACHINE, THE INTERNET'S FORGOTTEN FAVE

“A juggernaut of growing influence,” “100 essential websites,” “the future of all media” - in the late 2000s, Hype Machine was being...

 
 
 
Meet the Hero Teen Determined to Convince Weezer to Cover Toto's “Africa”

MEET THE HERO TEEN DETERMINED TO CONVINCE WEEZER TO COVER TOTO'S “AFRICA”

Since they formed in Los Angeles in 1992, rock band Weezer has performed dozens of memorable cover songs. Their catalog ranges far...

The Official "MotorSport" Music Video Power Ranking

THE OFFICIAL "MOTORSPORT" MUSIC VIDEO POWER RANKING

The video for "MotorSport," one of the year's most fun link-ups has arrived, and it's a powerful thing: the Migos, Nicki Minaj, and...

 
 
 
D Double E Won't Stop Until He's Said All He Needs to Say

D DOUBLE E WON'T STOP UNTIL HE'S SAID ALL HE NEEDS TO SAY

The restaurant was all out of oysters, so east London MC D Double E settled for fish and chips instead. Then he handed the menu back...

Smile Along to Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's Laid-Back Tiny Desk Concert

SMILE ALONG TO COURTNEY BARNETT AND KURT VILE'S LAID-BACK TINY DESK CONCERT

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's collaborative LP Lotta Sea Lice came in at number 29 on Noisey's 100 Best Albums of 2017 list. Our...

 
 
 
Connie Constance Sounds Like No One Else Her Age

CONNIE CONSTANCE SOUNDS LIKE NO ONE ELSE HER AGE

In a darkened, not-quite-full warehouse, musician Connie Constance is waving her arms about as though she's on a dancefloor at 2:49AM...

Charli XCX's First ‘Pop 2' Track Is About Partying Through Pain

CHARLI XCX'S FIRST ‘POP 2' TRACK IS ABOUT PARTYING THROUGH PAIN

There's a reason we've called Charli XCX one of the hardest-working people in pop. This week, one of them is the news that a rumored...

 
 
 
Eminem's "Untouchable" Is Another Entry-Level Musing on Whiteness

EMINEM'S "UNTOUCHABLE" IS ANOTHER ENTRY-LEVEL MUSING ON WHITENESS

Today Eminem released a new track, "Untouchable." It's six minutes long, and continues discussing the themes the rapper approached...

Power Trip Are Pretty Cheesed About Their Music Being Played on Fox News

POWER TRIP ARE PRETTY CHEESED ABOUT THEIR MUSIC BEING PLAYED ON FOX NEWS

Texas thrash revivalists Power Trip are no fans of authority, so it's pretty funny that they in particular are the latest rock band...

 
 
 
Migos and Marshmello Go to the Club with Elves and Orcs in "Danger"

MIGOS AND MARSHMELLO GO TO THE CLUB WITH ELVES AND ORCS IN "DANGER"

The Will Smith-starring buddy cop/high fantasy mashup film Bright looks completely bonkers, but its shiny, all-star soundtrack will...

Peel Back the Onion of Shannon & the Clams' Psychedelic Video for "The Boy"

PEEL BACK THE ONION OF SHANNON & THE CLAMS' PSYCHEDELIC VIDEO FOR "THE BOY"

Shannon and the Clams are back, baby! The Bay Area doo-wop misfits have stayed busy this year cooking up a brand new album with Dan...

 
 
 



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 ...

Queen Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme Kicked A Female Photographer In The Face...

Queen Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme Kicked A Female Photographer In The Face At KROQ Christmas Show

Josh Homme isn't all stuffed animals and bedtime stories. The Queens Of The Stone Age frontman has had some aggressive run-ins with fans before , but while performing at KROQ... Read more ...

The Best Personalized Gifts For Kids

The Best Personalized Gifts For Kids

With kids ripping open a number of gifts over the holidays, it's hard to make just one thing stand out (unless, of course, it's that thing they've been begging you for since... Read more ...

'SNL' Takes on Sexual Harassment, 'Liberal White Women' in James...

'SNL' Takes on Sexual Harassment, 'Liberal White Women' in James Franco-Hosted Episode

James Franco took the Saturday Night Live stage this week to host for the fourth time, with musical guest SZA, and was quickly joined by friend and... Read more ...

Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami, Charged With 'Disorderly Intoxication'

Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami, Charged With 'Disorderly Intoxication'

Actor and comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested in Miami and charged with “disorderly intoxication” late Saturday night ... Read more ...

All the Stars Were Aligned at the LA Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

All the Stars Were Aligned at the LA Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi had its first premiere in LA on Saturday and it was definitely a star-studded affair. Lupita Nyong'o turned heads in an emerald green dress fit for a... Read more ...

Watch The National Cover Leonard Cohen's “Memories” In Montreal

Watch The National Cover Leonard Cohen's “Memories” In Montreal

The National contributed to the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal's recent Leonard Cohen exhibition, and while performing in his Montreal hometown on Thursday, they decided... Read more ...

Thom Yorke meets BB-8 at Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere

Thom Yorke meets BB-8 at Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere

Star Wars: The Last Jedi received its world premiere in Los Angeles on Saturday night, and Thom Yorke was among the celebrities on hand. The Radiohead frontman walked the red... Read more ...

Hear Bon Iver Play Four Songs on ‘A Prairie Home Companion'

Hear Bon Iver Play Four Songs on ‘A Prairie Home Companion'

Justin Vernon was the headline guest on the permanently Garrison Keillor-less MPR show A Prairie Home Companion yesterday. He played a stripped-down “ 45 ,” backed only by a... Read more ...

Watch SZA's Incredible SNL Performance

Watch SZA's Incredible SNL Performance

SZA's CTRL was held back again and again. It had been promised in 2015, then 2016, then early 2017. Halfway through, Solána Rowe fell out with her label, Top Dawg... Read more ...

Dua Lipa Fillmore Silver Spring

Dua Lipa Fillmore Silver Spring

Dua Lipa had a case of strep throat just days before her sold-out show at the Fillmore Silver Spring, but you wouldn't have been able to tell given her performance last... Read more ...