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Are Low Music Sales Simply Due To Bad Music?

Soundscan has announced a dismal new benchmark. For the first time, album sales have dipped below four million for a single week. I never thought I’d …

Odd Future Launch 24/7 Radio Channel

"Could be absolutely amazing or a complete disaster," says hip-hop crew's manager of Dash Radio venture<p>Odd Future are launching their own …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tyler, the Creator Announces Tour

<i>Photo by Will Deitz</i><p>Tyler, the Creator has just announced a handful of tour dates that'll take place across the U.S. later this year. "IDK WHEN IM DOING THIS AGAIN", he wrote on Instagram, adding, "COME FUCK". Find the dates below.<p>Tyler, the Creator:<p>11-08 Los Angeles, CA - Camp Flog Gnaw …

Karen O Gets "Surprised" by Spike Jonze With "Ooo" Video Starring Elle Fanning

Karen O's new video for "Ooo", from the newly released <i>Crush Songs</i>, was apparently made without her knowledge. You can watch it below, via Vice. It's directed by Spike Jonze (with whom O has frequently collaborated, most recently on the Oscar-nominated <i>Her</i>), and features actress Elle Fanning dancing …

Disembodied hands make music together in 20syl's video for Kodama

<b>Dezeen Music Project:</b> multiple pairs of hands play instruments together in this music video directed by Mathieu Renoult for French producer …

First Listen: Interpol, 'El Pintor'

El Pintor<p><b>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</b><p>Interpol once seemed like a candidate for a quick post-debut flameout. Its 2002 debut, <i>Turn on the Bright Lights</i>, broke through with seemingly instantaneous intensity, setting the band up for an equally ferocious …

The Black Keys' Patrick Carney Writes Theme Song for Netflix's "BoJack Horseman"

<i>BoJack Horseman</i> is the latest Netflix original show, a cartoon about a washed-up actor who also happens to be a horse. It features a murderer's row of voice talents such as Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie and Aaron Paul. It also features a theme song written by the Black Keys' Patrick Carney, …

Members of Bon Iver, Arcade Fire, the Strokes to Play Basketball for Charity at POP Montreal

It's that time once again: POP Montreal will host the annual "POP vs. Jock" charity basketball game. Tapped to play are Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Win and Will Butler of Arcade Fire, and Nikolai Fraiture of the Strokes. Matt Bonner will coach. The game takes place on September 20 at the McGill …

Jack White Covers Beck's "Devil's Haircut"

<i>Photo by Pooneh Ghana</i><p>Last month, Jack White made a guest appearance during a Beck concert, where he helped out with Beck's hits "Loser", "Pay No Mind", and "Where It's At". White continued his love for Beck during his San Francisco set last night when he briefly covered "Devil's Haircut" in the …

Foo Fighters Chat With Barack Obama, Willie Nelson in 'Sonic Highways' Trailer

Dave Grohl details his "love letter to the history of American music" in new clip<p>Foo Fighters have shared a first look at the HBO series <i>Sonic …

Willie Nelson

Metallica, Arcade Fire Reps Rip NFL’s Pay-for-Play Super Bowl Plan

"Obviously it is a marketing boon to play halftime for the Super Bowl," says one prominent agent. "But I hope that everybody tells them to go get …

Music

Death From Above 1979 Debut New Song “Government Trash”

At their show at the the Troubadour in Los Angeles on Thursday night, Death From Above 1979 handed out CDs containing the studio version of a new song, "Government Trash", which will appear on their forthcoming record, <i>The Physical World.</i> Listen to it below via Consequence of Sound. It follows their …

Watch the 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Premiere Live (and in 3D)!

This is it. The long-awaited sequel to 2005's "Sin City," "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," is being released Friday, August 22. And with any big Hollywood-type release comes a big Hollywood-type premiere, featuring all the stars from said big Hollywood-type release walking the red carpet and …

Chance the Rapper Covers 'Arthur' Theme Song With Wyclef Jean

Gloriously weird MC pays tribute to PBS kids show with boisterous rendition also featuring Jessie Ware<p>Nineties nostalgia has hit a new high mark: …

Music

This Is What it Sounds Like When Jack White Covers '99 Problems'

In May, Jack White opened up about potential collaboration projects with Kanye West and Jay Z that never quite pulled through. But that hasn’t …

Jack White sad at Cubs game: Sad Jack White is the new Sad Kanye is the new Sad Keanu. (PHOTOS)

A photo of Jack White at last night’s Cubs game has begun to go viral. Though the Cubs won the game 6-0, the rock star apparently did not enjoy the …

Review: Jack White concert at the Chicago Theatre

“Blunderbuss,” the title of Jack White’s first solo album, suggests a scattershot approach to American music rather than a focused exploration. Everything is possible, nothing is out of reach.<p>On the title track of his recently released second album, “Lazaretto,” White declares, “And even God …

Jack White

16 Things We Learned After a Day at 'Weird Al' Yankovic's House

He has no interest in making 'UHF 2,' he's a vegan that occasionally cheats and many others<p>The massive "Weird Al" Yankovic cult knew it was only a …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Chance the Rapper Working With James Blake, Jessie Ware, J. Cole, Wyclef, Teases "I Am Very Very Lonely" Video

<i>Photo by Pooneh Ghana</i><p>In an interview with DJ Semtex on his BBC Radio 1Xtra show, Chance the Rapper revealed he's been in the studio with Jessie Ware, Wyclef, Boys Noize, and J. Cole, in addition to previously announced collaborator James Blake, among others. "I'm soaking in their energy," he said. …

Jack White to Throw First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game

Third Man Records will host "Tiger Tuesday" in Nashville<p>Jack White is hauling his baseball love out onto the field at Detroit's Comerica Park next …

Jack White

Jack White Crashes Beck's Encore in Providence

Sean Lennon joins in on tambourine for "Where It's At"<p>Fresh off his headlining performance Saturday night at the Newport Folk Festival, Jack White …

Jack White

Damon Albarn Performs 'Everyday Robots' for Everyday Robots

Blur frontman plays for androids at Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation<p>When Damon Albarn released his debut solo LP, <i>Everyday</i> …

Music

Fighting Fire With Fire: Metallica Look Back on 'Ride the Lightning'

Three decades after its release, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich remember the freezing, beer-fueled nights that produced their defining LP<p>"We were …

Rock Music

Conor Oberst Shares Emotional "You Are Your Mother’s Child" Video

Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes has shared a video for "You Are Your Mother's Child" from his recent solo album <i>Upside Down Mountain</i>. The clip was filmed in New York on Fire Island and directed by Greg Marinaccio. The emotional clip finds Oberst strumming his guitar inside a television, while a masked …

The Biggest Music Streaming Service You've Never Heard Of

Deezer reaches 182 countries by targeting specific regional tastes. Is the U.S. next?<p>At first, Deezer, the international song-streaming service …

San Francisco

"Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory Fun

When we talk about timeless artists, the ones who truly cross generations, how come no one mentions Weird Al? Where his 1983 debut spoofed then hot …

Handy

'Weird Al' Shares 'First World Problems' in New 'Mandatory Fun' Video

The parody maestro's latest is a Pixies spoof<p>The Eight Days of Al — an unofficial extended holiday commemorating "Weird Al" Yankovic's newly released …

New York City

8 Drummers Who Became Guitarists

What Dave Grohl, Chris Cornell, Frank Zappa and J Mascis all have in common<p>An old joke: "What do you call someone who likes to hang out with …

Guitar