Robert Christgau on CupcakKe's Literotica and Leikeli47's Smokescreens

ROBERT CHRISTGAU ON CUPCAKKE'S LITEROTICA AND LEIKELI47'S SMOKESCREENS

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

For the Love of Joey Ramone, Put the Fighting Aside This Christmas

FOR THE LOVE OF JOEY RAMONE, PUT THE FIGHTING ASIDE THIS CHRISTMAS

Joey Ramone's original four-track demo version of "Merry Christmas " is not the version that bar-punks now hail as a classic, and I...

 
 
 
Meet Beabadoobee, the Gen Z Songwriter Crafting Simple, Affecting Earworms

MEET BEABADOOBEE, THE GEN Z SONGWRITER CRAFTING SIMPLE, AFFECTING EARWORMS

Bea Kristi is tired. She's had a long day at school, and now she's sat opposite me - clad in baggy brown cords, a comfy sweater, and...

Listen to Ariana Grande's Sultry New Single, "imagine"

LISTEN TO ARIANA GRANDE'S SULTRY NEW SINGLE, "IMAGINE"

Six weeks on from the release of her internet-destroying and surprisingly uplifting single "thank u, next," Ariana Grande has returned...

 
 
 
Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

EBRO WAS RIGHT TO ASK KODAK BLACK THE HARD QUESTIONS

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out mid-show during an interview with Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning. The 17-minute interview was centered...

Skydeck Are a Melbourne Duo Making Surreal Anti-Capitalist Pop

SKYDECK ARE A MELBOURNE DUO MAKING SURREAL ANTI-CAPITALIST POP

Standing to the south of Melbourne's central business district is the Eureka Tower, a 297-meter freestanding tower that shimmers in...

 
 
 
The Case Against a Kanye West-Bob Dylan Collaboration

THE CASE AGAINST A KANYE WEST-BOB DYLAN COLLABORATION

Here's something horrifying from last night that you've probably seen already: Dwelling on Kanye West tweets is bad for the brain....

31 Essential Records You Might Have Missed This Year

31 ESSENTIAL RECORDS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS YEAR

Music! There's a lot of it. While a few lucky albums, EPs, and mixtapes land spots on coveted year-end lists, they represent only the...

 
 
 
Radiohead and Janet Lead Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019

RADIOHEAD AND JANET LEAD ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2019 this morning, and your stepdad is probably fine with it. Radiohead, Janet...

Miley Cyrus's Collab With Mark Ronson Is the Best Thing She's Ever Done

MILEY CYRUS'S COLLAB WITH MARK RONSON IS THE BEST THING SHE'S EVER DONE

Hi. This is a monthly column where I'll be writing about something I've been unhealthily obsessed with. It is basically a written accompaniment...

 
 
 
Gaelynn Lea: "Art Can Serve as a Vessel to Remind People We're Here"

GAELYNN LEA: "ART CAN SERVE AS A VESSEL TO REMIND PEOPLE WE'RE HERE"

Early on a Friday morning in late October, songwriter and violinist Gaelynn Lea sits by the window of her hotel room. She got into...

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

CHANCE THE RAPPER'S "SUNDAY CANDY" IS A WINDOW INTO A LESS SHITTY AMERICA

Three years ago today, Chance The Rapper became the first unsigned artist to perform as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. I...

 
 
 
Hologram Concerts Don't Suck, You're Just a Hater

HOLOGRAM CONCERTS DON'T SUCK, YOU'RE JUST A HATER

Roy Orbison's lyrics bleed into the depths of your soul, conjuring twinges of melancholy you thought you had buried long ago-but as...

Soccer Mommy's Stripped Down "Still Clean" Is Even More of a Gut Punch

SOCCER MOMMY'S STRIPPED DOWN "STILL CLEAN" IS EVEN MORE OF A GUT PUNCH

Earlier this year, Soccer Mommy gave us Clean, a brilliant swirl of dream-pop melodies juxtaposed against an indie rock foundation....

 
 
 
H.E.R Makes Her Tiny Desk Concert Look So Goddamn Easy

H.E.R MAKES HER TINY DESK CONCERT LOOK SO GODDAMN EASY

H.E.R. is not quite a hidden secret anymore. Two years ago she was literally hiding behind the shadowy silhouette on her debut EP,...

Prince's Only Christmas Song Is Still Completely Devastating

PRINCE'S ONLY CHRISTMAS SONG IS STILL COMPLETELY DEVASTATING

"We'd like to give you a Christmas present right now," Prince told the crowd at the Civic Center in St Paul, Minneapolis, on December...

 
 
 
Pete Shelley's Solo Career Is Worth Shouting About as Much as The Buzzcocks

PETE SHELLEY'S SOLO CAREER IS WORTH SHOUTING ABOUT AS MUCH AS THE BUZZCOCKS

Few artists have done self-effacement with as much charm as Pete Shelley. Add to that the Buzzcocks singer's unerring gift for melody,...

Jockstrap Make Classical Music Sound Trippy as Hell

JOCKSTRAP MAKE CLASSICAL MUSIC SOUND TRIPPY AS HELL

Pursuing a vision can be deranged, exciting, meaningful. It can involve staring at thousands of strangers in the name of art, like...

 
 
 
Cardi B Changed Her Lyrics to Reference Her Divorce From Offset

CARDI B CHANGED HER LYRICS TO REFERENCE HER DIVORCE FROM OFFSET

Rap's second most significant power couple after The Carters broke up last week, with Cardi B announcing that she was amicably splitting...

DJ Lag's Noisey Mix Shows How Fast Gqom Moves

DJ LAG'S NOISEY MIX SHOWS HOW FAST GQOM MOVES

It's tempting to call gqom-the ecstatic, frenetic form genre that's emerged from the heart of Durban, South Africa over the past few...

 
 
 



Please join the members of the Recording Academy

Dear Igor, This year the participants of the Recording Academy influenced political changes like never before. Next week, you have a chance to make your voice heard in the... Read more ...

Сontract with Igor Gorbunov and SoundExchange

Congratulations To Igor Gorbunov! You become a Licensee of the copyright royalty Board has Direct. 24.10.2018 years and he signed an international contract with Igor Gorbunov... Read more ...

The show broadway group, are #4 in the Jazz charts

The show broadway group, here's your profile activity for the week ending October 17 You are #4 in the Jazz charts for New York, NY... Read more ...

'Black Panther' vs. 'A Star Is Born': How the Year's Biggest Soundtracks...

'Black Panther' vs. 'A Star Is Born': How the Year's Biggest Soundtracks Stack Up

Movie soundtracks went all out in 2018, with top-tier curators and genre-spanning tracklists stacked with great artists. These three proved to be the... Read more ...

M.I.A. - “Reload” Video

M.I.A. - “Reload” Video

A new documentary about M.I.A., MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. , came out earlier this year. During the end credits of the film, an unreleased song from M.I.A. plays called "Reload... Read more ...

Miley Cyrus Covers Another Christmas Classic, and It's Hauntingly Beautiful

Miley Cyrus Covers Another Christmas Classic, and It's Hauntingly Beautiful

Miley Cyrus is releasing new music , which could be considered a holiday gift in itself! On Friday, the singer released her second collaboration with Mark Ronson, a stirring... Read more ...

We Didn't Know It Was Possible, but Salma Hayek Just Got Even Hotter With...

We Didn't Know It Was Possible, but Salma Hayek Just Got Even Hotter With This New Hair Color

Salma Hayek is indisputably gorgeous with her deep brown eyes and hair, but the actress just proved she's smokin' no matter what hair color she wears. The 52-year-old actress... Read more ...

Bebe Rexha Reflects On Debut Album 'Expectations' & More Defining Moments of...

Bebe Rexha Reflects On Debut Album 'Expectations' & More Defining Moments of 2018: Watch

Bebe Rexha reminisces on 2018 as the year comes to a close, sitting down with Billboard to highlight some of her defining moments... Read more ...

Kanye West Says He Has a Problem With the 'Sneak Disses' On Travis Scott's...

Kanye West Says He Has a Problem With the 'Sneak Disses' On Travis Scott's 'Sicko Mode' With Drake

First, Kanye West called out Drake for asking to clear a sample on "Say What's Real," setting off an epic tweetstorm in which... Read more ...

Lil Pump Removed From Flight and Arrested For Disorderly Conduct: Report

Lil Pump Removed From Flight and Arrested For Disorderly Conduct: Report

Lil Pump was scheduled to catch a flight from Miami, Fla. to Los Angeles Thursday afternoon. After successfully getting through... Read more ...

Ariana Grande Is Teaching Us Self-Care During the Holidays With This 1 Tip

Ariana Grande Is Teaching Us Self-Care During the Holidays With This 1 Tip

Ariana Grande is a busy woman. She's dropping singles, breaking records, making legendary music videos - and looking good while doing it. As crazy packed as Grande's schedule... Read more ...

A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships: 27 Memorable Music Tweets From 2018

A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships: 27 Memorable Music Tweets From 2018

A lot happened in the year of our lord 2018, and a lot of it happened on Twitter. Beefs were had : Ariana Grande and Piers Morgan, Lana Del Rey and Azealia Banks, Lisa Prank... Read more ...

Kodak Black Releases 'Dying to Live' Album Feat. Lil Pump and Juice WRLD: Listen

Kodak Black Releases 'Dying to Live' Album Feat. Lil Pump and Juice WRLD: Listen

It's been an explosive week of promo for Kodak Black. After making headlines by walking out on Ebro in the Morning and his Hot 97... Read more ...