The Number Ones: The Strawberry Alarm Clock's “Incense And Peppermints”

THE NUMBER ONES: THE STRAWBERRY ALARM CLOCK'S “INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single 1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning,...

Watch Eleanor Friedberger Sing With Stephen Malkmus In Bristol

WATCH ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER SING WITH STEPHEN MALKMUS IN BRISTOL

" Refute ," one of the early singles from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' recent album Sparkle Hard, was a duet featuring Sonic Youth's...

 
 
 
“.Baby One More Time” Turns 20

“.BABY ONE MORE TIME” TURNS 20

Britney Spears is the first thing you notice upon entering my childhood bedroom: a messily-taped 34-inch poster of a 17-year-old popstar...

Canadian Rapper Falls To Death From Airplane Wing In Botched Video Stunt

CANADIAN RAPPER FALLS TO DEATH FROM AIRPLANE WING IN BOTCHED VIDEO STUNT

A Canadian rapper fell to his death from the wing of an airplane Saturday when a music video stunt went wrong. The Canadian Press reports...

 
 
 
Ryley Walker - “Diggin' A Ditch”

RYLEY WALKER - “DIGGIN' A DITCH”

One of the best parts about following Ryley Walker on Twitter is his ongoing, alternately earnest and deadpan unpacking of a lifetime's...

Toro Y Moi - “Freelance” Video

TORO Y MOI - “FREELANCE” VIDEO

"Oh, walk on the water for me/ Just for me, baby/ OK?" So goes the hook from "Freelance," the lead single from Chaz Bear's latest Toro...

 
 
 
Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

TRACY CHAPMAN SUES NICKI MINAJ

Who could've ever seen this coming? A couple of months ago, Nicki Minaj publicly begged Tracy Chapman to clear a sample so that she...

Watch Sleigh Bells Play “Bitter Rivals” With Tom Morello At Mom+Pop Anniversary Show

WATCH SLEIGH BELLS PLAY “BITTER RIVALS” WITH TOM MORELLO AT MOM+POP ANNIVERSARY SHOW

The New York-based label Mom+Pop is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and last night they held a concert at Brooklyn Steel...

 
 
 
Hear Mountain Man Cover Kacey Musgraves, Fiona Apple, & Neil Young

HEAR MOUNTAIN MAN COVER KACEY MUSGRAVES, FIONA APPLE, & NEIL YOUNG

The OG music blog Aquarium Drunkard has a cool longstanding series called Lagniappe Sessions in which artists perform a series of covers...

Watch Joey Purp & RZA Perform “Godbody Pt. 2″ On The Tonight Show

WATCH JOEY PURP & RZA PERFORM “GODBODY PT. 2″ ON THE TONIGHT SHOW

The young Chicago rapper Joey Purp is a human energy-bomb, an urgent and galvanizing live performer. Last night, he got a chance to...

 
 
 
Watch Valee Cameo In The ABC Sitcom Splitting Up Together

WATCH VALEE CAMEO IN THE ABC SITCOM SPLITTING UP TOGETHER

Have you watched real-time network television anytime lately? Like when your internet went out and so you couldn't stream stuff? Or...

Band To Watch: Club Night

BAND TO WATCH: CLUB NIGHT

Let's just make something clear: While motorized scooters have infiltrated just about every major city in America to entertain drunks,...

 
 
 
Watch Courtney Barnett Kick Ass On Seth Meyers

WATCH COURTNEY BARNETT KICK ASS ON SETH MEYERS

There aren't that many people these days who are good at making fuzzed-up, cathartic rock music about feeling emotionally fucked up...

Mick Jenkins - “Padded Locks” & “Barcelona”

MICK JENKINS - “PADDED LOCKS” & “BARCELONA”

At the end of the week, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins is releasing a new album, Pieces Of A Man. It's the proper follow-up to his 2016...

 
 
 
Cardi B Made An ASMR Video

CARDI B MADE AN ASMR VIDEO

I recently just learned what ASMR is, finally, after years of willfully and blissfully ignoring it. It's not exactly what I thought!...

30 Injured When Floor Collapses As Clemson House Party Jumps To Chief Keef Song

30 INJURED WHEN FLOOR COLLAPSES AS CLEMSON HOUSE PARTY JUMPS TO CHIEF KEEF SONG

Chief Keef's "Faneto" is a song that brings people together. Three years ago we posted about the trend of fans posting footage of turning...

 
 
 
Homeboy Sandman & Edan - “The Gut” Video

HOMEBOY SANDMAN & EDAN - “THE GUT” VIDEO

The brainy, hardscrabble NYC rap traditionalist Homeboy Sandman and the psychedelic boom-bap producer Edan have a very good collaborative...

Nick Zammuto - “Tonight We'll Go For A Ride”

NICK ZAMMUTO - “TONIGHT WE'LL GO FOR A RIDE”

Nick Zammuto, formerly one-half of the beloved sonic collagists the Books, composed the score for the film We The Animals. The movie...

 
 
 
Ruston Kelly Figure Skates In His “Son Of A Highway Daughter” Video

RUSTON KELLY FIGURE SKATES IN HIS “SON OF A HIGHWAY DAUGHTER” VIDEO

Y'all heard Ruston Kelly's debut album yet? Dying Star proves that the Nashville singer-songwriter is an absolute master of tears-in-your-beers...

Lend Me Some Sugar: 8 Takes On The Modern Standard “Hey Ya!”

LEND ME SOME SUGAR: 8 TAKES ON THE MODERN STANDARD “HEY YA!”

Predicting the future of music is a dicey bet, even when you extend the footprint back a quarter-century. Ask me now what songs of...

 
 
 



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 ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

The law on the modernization of music.

Moments ago, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, which will close loopholes in our digital royalty laws to ensure that songwriters, artists, producers, and... Read more ...

Toro Y Moi - “Freelance” Video

Toro Y Moi - “Freelance” Video

"Oh, walk on the water for me/ Just for me, baby/ OK?" So goes the hook from "Freelance," the lead single from Chaz Bear's latest Toro Y Moi album. The erstwhile Chaz Bundick... Read more ...

Watch Joey Purp & RZA Perform “Godbody Pt. 2″ On The Tonight Show

Watch Joey Purp & RZA Perform “Godbody Pt. 2″ On The Tonight Show

The young Chicago rapper Joey Purp is a human energy-bomb, an urgent and galvanizing live performer. Last night, he got a chance to show it. Purp released his new album... Read more ...

Watch Courtney Barnett Kick Ass On Seth Meyers

Watch Courtney Barnett Kick Ass On Seth Meyers

There aren't that many people these days who are good at making fuzzed-up, cathartic rock music about feeling emotionally fucked up and off. It's something of a lost art. And... Read more ...

Based on Amy Schumer's Double-Duty Pregnancy Announcement, We Think We Know...

Based on Amy Schumer's Double-Duty Pregnancy Announcement, We Think We Know When She's Due!

Amy Schumer shared with fans on Oct. 22 that she and her husband Chris Fischer are expecting their first child. In a fitting way for Amy, she let people in on the news in two... Read more ...

Transviolet Moves 'The Late Show' With Vivid 'Undo' Performance: Watch

Transviolet Moves 'The Late Show' With Vivid 'Undo' Performance: Watch

Alt-pop quartet Transviolet rocked The Late Show on Monday night with the powerful single “Undo” from their... Read more ...

Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

Who could've ever seen this coming? A couple of months ago, Nicki Minaj publicly begged Tracy Chapman to clear a sample so that she could include the song " Sorry " on her... Read more ...

Big Deal Music Group Partners With Songwriters Julian Bunetta & John Ryan to...

Big Deal Music Group Partners With Songwriters Julian Bunetta & John Ryan to Form Big Family Publishing Company

Songwriters Julian Bunetta and John Ryan have signed a deal with Big Deal Music Group to form a new music company together called Big Family, it was... Read more ...

Meghan's Glamorous Look in Fiji Features Something Borrowed and Something Blue

Meghan's Glamorous Look in Fiji Features Something Borrowed and Something Blue

Meghan Markle's wardrobe continues to wow us on the royal tour, and she really upped the stakes when she and Prince Harry attended a state dinner on their first night in Fiji... Read more ...

Streamy Awards 2018: Winners List

Streamy Awards 2018: Winners List

The 2018 Streamy Awards, which honor the best in online video, took place on Monday. The Try Guys hosted the ceremony. Vlogger David Dobrik lead the... Read more ...

Post Malone Sets 2019 Australia Tour

Post Malone Sets 2019 Australia Tour

Post Malone is heading Down Under. The hip-hop star will embark on a national arena tour in April and May 2019, visiting Australia's five... Read more ...