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Stream Cults’ new album, Static

Indie-pop duo Cults are streaming their new album, <i>Static</i>, in full one week ahead of its official release date (October 15th via Columbia). Take a …

Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

<i>I reviewed Gravity last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog. It seemed pretty realistic to me, but then what the hell do I know? So I went ahead and asked a real-life former NASA contractor to see it and provide</i> …

Here Are Quentin Tarantino’s Top 10 Films of 2013

Studious list-maker Quentin Tarantino has compiled his top 10 films of 2013 (so far), and the results may surprise you. We didn’t expect to find Gore …

Stream Four Tet's New Album

Four Tet: Beautiful Rewind (via SoundCloud)<p>Kieran Hebden has created little fanfare for <i>Beautiful Rewind</i>, his new album as Four Tet. "no pre order, no youtube trailers, no itunes stream, no spotify, no amazon deal, no charts, no bit coin deal, no last minute rick rubin," he said this summer. Last …

Exclusive: Mia Farrow and Eight of Her Children Speak Out on Their Lives, Frank Sinatra, and the Scandals They’ve Endured

See a slide show of Mia’s children and quotes from Orth’s piece.<p>Twenty years after <i>Vanity Fair</i> special correspondent Maureen Orth reported on the sexual-abuse case involving Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan, Orth reconnects with Farrow to discuss her human-rights work, her …

The Unstoppable Ambition of Arcade Fire

Twenty-four hours before Arcade Fire play one of the biggest headlining shows of their career, for 45,000 people in a sprawling park in Quebec City, …

Indie Music

Listen: Vampire Weekend's Hour-Long Tag-Team DJ Set on BBC Radio 1

Vampire Weekend took over BBC Radio 1 last night for something called the "Hot Summer Night soundclash", splitting up into two "teams"-- Rostam Batmanglij and Chris Baio vs. Ezra Koenig and Chris Tomson-- and switching off choosing songs. They played everything from Robin Thicke and Dawn Penn to …

Sienna Miller Fronts Burberry Fall 2013 Campaign with Beau Tom Sturridge

<b>Love is in the Air</b> – Burberry gets romantic with its fall 2013 campaign starring actress Sienna Miller and her fiance Tom Sturridge. The British …

Sienna Miller

Kanye West Is Designing a Three-Piece Collection for A.P.C.

Photo: Courtesy of A.P.C.<p>While we have just a tease—a glimpse at the logo on a pair of jeans—of exactly what's in store, it is officially confirmed that A.P.C. and Kanye West will be collaborating. Here's what we do know: The capsule collection includes a pair of jeans, a hoodie, and a T-shirt that …

Video: Elizabeth Taylor Portrayed by Actress Who Seems to Have Actually Seen an Elizabeth Taylor Movie

Because last year’s Lindsay-Lohan-as-Elizabeth-Taylor biopic was disappointing as anything other than a Lifetime-sponsored drinking game, television has quickly pumped out another, more deserving Elizabeth Taylor biopic as an olive branch to the universe. The BBC America movie, <i>Burton and Taylor</i>, …

The National - Over / Under

Phoenix’s ‘Trying to Be Cool’-‘Drakkar Noir’ Video Overflows With Creativity

Phoenix have raised questions throughout their career about the lines between Meaningless Trash and Meaningful Art. Frontman Thomas Mars told SPIN …

Bankruptcy

Watch Mumford and Sons and Vampire Weekend cover The Beatles at Glastonbury 2013

Listen: Beck: "I Won't Be Long"

Beck is due to release an acoustic album later this year, though the songs we've heard from him since that announcement have been anything but: Just under a month ago, he unveiled the woozy, synthesizer-heavy "Defriended", and today, he's released "I Won't Be Long", a song Deerhunter wouldn't be …

Belle and Sebastian announce rarities compilation, The Third Eye Centre

In anticipation of their upcoming North American tour, Belle and Sebastian have strung together a new B-sides and rarities compilation. Due out …

Glastonbury 2013: the best sets to watch online

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds<p>As the Rolling Stones' headline slot proved, Glastonbury's always been a safe bet for any band with a collective age of …

Lou Reed Reviews Kanye West's 'Yeezus'

Lou Reed is a fan of Kanye West's: The veteran rocker praises the rapper's new LP, <i>Yeezus</i>, in a review for The Talkhouse and comes to the conclusion …

Lou Reed

Flashback: Watch the Smiths Play Their Third Concert

Very few rock groups are born fully formed. Even the greats often take years to find the right lineup, compose stellar material and develop a …

Songwriting

Albert Hammond Jr. to Release an EP on Julian Casablancas' Label

Har Mar Superstar's "Nocturnal Emotions" podcast isn't usually the first place you'd look for breaking news, and yet: In his appearance on this week's episode, the Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. revealed that he will release a five-track EP this September via Cult Records, the label owned by his band …

The Top 20 Highlights of Glastonbury 2013

Glastonbury is about what you make it. There is the potential for every person’s experience to be different, even unique. Firstly, it’s not simply a …

James Gandolfini dies aged 51

The Emmy-award winning American actor James Gandolfini, best known for playing New Jersey mafia boss Tony Soprano on the hit television series The …

'The Spectacular Now' Trailer: Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley Strike Up a Critically Acclaimed Romance – /Film

In <b>James Ponsoldt</b>‘s last film, <i>Smashed</i>, binge-drinking helped tear two married people apart. In his new one, <i>The Spectacular Now</i>, it brings two very …

Shailene Woodley

Every Pixar Movie Is About the Same Thing

After “Cars 2” and “Brave,” Pixar Animation Studios’ unprecedented, unbroken streak of classic children’s films seems to be over. But even if the …

Animation

James Franco Explains Why Studios Keep Remaking Superhero Films

Fans are chomping at the bit, rewarding "Man Of Steel" with glowing reviews and handing over a record-breaking $128.6 million at the box office over opening weekend.<p>If you haven't made up your mind about director Zack Snyder's reboot, let cinephile James Franco do it for you.<p>Franco reviewed "Man Of …

Watch Arctic Monkeys debut new song “Mad Sounds”

Arctic Monkeys appeared at Denmark’s NorthSide Festival this weekend, where they debuted another new song. Similar to “Do I Wanna Know?”, “Mad …

Leonardo DiCaprio Carries a Monkey Wearing Rollerblades, and the Other Most Amazingly Gratuitous Visuals in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street Trailer

Just as Father’s Day was winding down on Sunday night, Paramount issued one last-minute present in the form of the first trailer for <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>—Martin Scorsese’s latest project starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is an adaptation of Jordan Belfort’s best-selling memoir about the …

'Girl Meets World' Picked Up by Disney Channel

<i>Girl Meets World</i>, the spin-off of the popular 1990s comedy series <i>Boy Meets World</i>, has been picked up by the Disney Channel and will premiere in 2014. …

TV