Tucked away deep inside a maximum-security storage facility in Hollywood, the contents of Prince’s storied vault are being pored over every day in some of the laborious analysis jobs in fashionable popular culture. Following his dying in 2016, Prince’s fabled vault at Paisley Park was opened, and all of its secrets and techniques — reportedly […]

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Three nice tunes to ease you into autumn this week as we characteristic some slab-heavy doom metallic from Los Angeles, ethereal electronics from Wisconsin and neo-folk from Boston. Los Angeles’ indie psych-rockers Tombstones In Their Eyes have simply launched their new Nothing Here EP and it’s a group of sonorous and hazy stoner lullabies that descend into post-rock soundscapes all wrapped up in […]

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Bhad Bhabie, the erstwhile Cash Me Ousside Girl, fka Danielle Bregoli fka Danielle Peskowitz, first entered our houses and our hearts a viral episode of Dr. Phil from 2016. Accompanied by the chyron, “I Want To Give Up My Car-Stealing, Knife-Wielding, Twerking 13-Year-Old Daughter Who Who Tried To Frame Me For A Crime,” Bregoli dialed […]

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Yesterday we featured Bristol trio Soeur and their 90s alternative-influenced sound.  There have to be one thing within the water as Hannah’s Little Sister have emerged with the same vibe, wildly channelling the likes of Sonic Youth, The Breeders and The Pixies on their debut launch “20”. It’s a chaotic but business introduction to the […]

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Whatever you were going to title your next project, just delete it. Go home. Lana Del Rey’s got everyone beat. She announced in an interview with Zane Lowe on Tuesday that her new Jack Antonoff-produced album, out next year, is named after all the pretentious, artsy dudes you love to hate, singling out one in […]

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“She’s Madonna, she’s spanking me, it was delicious, you know?” says Christine and the Queens’ Christine (born Heloise Letissier), recounting the moment Madonna smacked her ass onstage in front of an arena full of fans. But what really gets her goat is when journalists subsequently suggested such an act might be humiliating for the French […]

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Bristol trio Soeur show their abrasive side in “Fight”, a short, sharp slap to the senses.  This, their second release and title track from their forthcoming EP, takes in the best elements of 90s alternative music from that pre-Britpop age. It builds and teases, threatening to explode, and despite the menacing guitars, it is the […]

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Smif-N-Wessun have joined the growing list of Hip Hop artists to perform on NPR’s popular Tiny Desk Concert series. The duo of Tek and Steele took it back to 1995’s Dah Shinin, performing “Bucktown” and “Stand Strong” from their classic debut. Smif-N-Wessun also premiered a new song, “One Time,” from their upcoming album with 9th Wonder. […]

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Jay Electronica has deactivated his  Twitter and Instagram accounts following his criticism of Eminem’s “Killshot” diss track. Slim Shady, who dropped the song on Friday (September 14), seemingly infuriated the New Orleans-bred rapper/producer with the line about Sean “Diddy” Combs. In one of the verses, Em alludes the Hip Hop mogul had something to do with […]

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The bad blood between G-Eazy and Machine Gun Kelly continues to boil. After MGK dissed the Bay Area-bred rapper during an appearance on Funkmaster Flex last month, Young Gerald returned fire with the “Bad Boy” diss track a few hours later. As most Hip Hop fans know, Eminem is currently embroiled in a game of diss track ping-pong […]

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Ariana Grande has finally addressed the passing of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller. Miller died at his San Fernando Valley home on September 7 of a suspected drug overdose. The day he passed, the platinum-selling pop singer was forced to shut down her Instagram comments, partly because some people were blaming Grande for his demise. The two broke […]

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The Duluth, Minnesota, indie rockers Low have been crafting delicate, icy, minimalist guitar music for 25 years. They weren’t the first on the scene in the early ’90s “slowcore” boom, where bands like Codeine, Ida, and the Red House Painters whittled arrangements down and decelerated rock’s hard charging pace to a crawl, but they have […]

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Over the course of two days, music critic Craig Jenkins spoke with Mac Miller in New York for a profile. This interview — edited here for length and clarity — was the basis for that profile. It offers a window into Miller’s creative process, his life, and what he’d hoped to do next. Loss is […]

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Cardi B and Drake are poised to add some more awards to their trophy mantles. The rap superstars have each received eight nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards. Their respective nominations are the most of any artists for this year’s event, with Post Malone and Ed Sheeran trailing at six each. Drake is nominated […]

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