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Gorillaz Partner With Jaguar Formula E Racing

Earlier this month, Gorillaz shared a new multimedia story called “The Book of Noodle.” Now, the cartoon guitarist has been named the new global ambassador for Jaguar Racing. The goal of the new partnership is to inspire the next generation of young engineers—particularly women—alongside efforts to …

The xx Announce First Shows in 3 Years

Today, the lineups for Lollapalooza South America have been announced. The xx will headline the three upcoming festivals in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, alongside Metallica, the Strokes, the Weeknd. Flume, the 1975, Tegan and Sara, Duran Duran, MØ, Tove Lo, and more will also perform. The trio of …

Watch: Michael Giacchino Conducting LOST Music Live in Concert

Listen to Danny Brown’s New Song “Tell Me What I Don’t Know”

On September 30, Danny Brown will release his new album <i>Atrocity Exhibition</i>. He stopped by Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show to talk about each track from the album, including the previously released songs “Really Doe,” “Pneumonia,” “Rolling Stone,” and “When It Rain.” He also shared another cut from …

Daily Deals: The Last Guardian, Deus Ex, Game of Thrones, PS4 Deals

Save on some of the most anticipated new games!<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best</i> …

Game of Thrones

Watch M.I.A. Rap Over “Turn Down for What”

Earlier today, M.I.A. shared a Periscope stream of her rehearsals for an upcoming Warehouse Project show in Manchester. During that stream, she started with a run-through of <i>Matangi</i>’s “Bring the Noize,” before she said, “Kill the EDM version!” and practiced the original. In a new Periscope stream, …

Songs We Love: Young Thug, 'Harambe'

Is Young Thug messing with us? Hip-hop listeners have been asking since "Stoner," a song he released in 2013 only for it to appear on radio a year later. The very first time I heard that song in public, I was in a car with a woman who couldn't stop laughing. This wasn't because she was delighting …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Yes, you can climb the robot dinosaurs in Horizon Zero Dawn

Remember that first trailer and gameplay we ever saw for Horizon Zero Dawn? It instantly became a must-play game for me, ticking all my intrigue …

Review: Kishi Bashi, 'Sonderlust'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>When he first surfaced as a solo artist four or five years ago, singer and multi-instrumentalist K. Ishibashi specialized in piecing together an …

New Albums

We Don’t Deserve Vince Staples

We sit down with the Long Beach rapper to talk his new EP 'Prima Donna,' the dumb nature of rap beefs, why everything is corny, the internet, art, and a whole lot more.<p><i>Photo by Jason Favreau</i><p><i>Prima Donna</i>, the new EP from Vince Staples, is a twisting force. Clocking in at a short seven tracks, it …

Glass Animals and the Art of Being Human

For their second LP singer Dave Bayley turned other people's stories into songs, and in doing so revealed a little something of himself.<p><i>All photos by Neil Krug</i><p>At the core of every great song is a great story, and if there’s anyone who’s hyperaware of this, it’s Dave Bayley, frontman of Oxford-based …

See the Bow and Arrow in Action in New Video for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Yet another new game-play video has been shared for the anticipated upcoming adventure game <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.</i><p>The bow and arrow …

Loud Love: Soundgarden and the Heyday of Alternative Metal

Grunge often gets called the nail in the coffin of 80s hair metal, but if that’s the case, alternative metal built the coffin.<p>This week, Soundgarden’s 1989 album <i>Louder Than Love</i> is being treated to a vinyl reissue, as it deserves to be. The band’s major label debut—after releasing material on the …

Listen to J Dilla's Unreleased Back to the Crib Mixtape

<i>Back to the Crib</i> is an unreleased J Dilla mixtape that was made between 1999 and 2000. It weaves together songs from Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, the Doobie Brothers, Fela Kuti, and many more. Today, it's been released by BBE Records. You can stream it below.<p>In a press release, Peter Adarkwah, …

Now There's An 'Xbox Onesie' Designed to Optimize Your Couch Potato Experience

If you spend a lot of time in front of video consoles, you might want to consider a specialized outfit for your hobby. At least, Xbox Australia …

Florida Death Metal Greats Obituary Just Dropped a Brutal New Single, "Loathe"

The gods of death are back! Stream a brand-new track from their upcoming live album, '10,000 Ways to Die.'<p>Obituary is BACK, baby! Not that they ever went anywhere, of course, but the Floriday death metal greats are gearing up for a new release, and have just dropped a brand spankin' new song upon …

Death Metal

'Rogue One' Trailer Gets the 'Sabotage' Treatment in Beastie Boys Remix

"Star Trek" fans were a bit confused last fall when the first trailer for "Star Trek Beyond" dropped, and the clip presented a mishmash of comedic scenes soundtracked by the Beastie Boys tune "Sabotage." It's a great song, sure, but it didn't really seem to fit the tone of the flick (nor did all …

Star Trek

How to Stream the Tragically Hip's Last Show Ever

Beloved Canadian alt-rock band the Tragically Hip will be live streaming their final show Saturday night in their hometown. The band's lead singer …

Music

Singaporean Grindcore Squad Wormrot Returns with "Fallen Into Disuse"

Rise and grind, fuckers!<p>Singapore's finest grindcore squad, Wormrot, has finally returned from a fairly long hiatus; without discounting various flexis and EPs, it's been a full five years since their Earache debut, <i>Dirge</i>, dropped (which is about two decades in grind time). They've been teasing …

Revisiting Josie and the Pussycats: The World’s Greatest Fictional Pop-Punk Band

They sounded like a cross between No Doubt and Blink-182, and dressed like they’d been dragged arse backwards through Tammy Girl.<p>One of my favourite pop-punk bands is a fictional group hardly any one remembers. They dressed like they’d been dragged arse backwards through Tammy Girl, they sounded …

Microsoft just bought a livestream service that's faster than Twitch or YouTube

Microsoft is getting into the livestreaming game with its latest purchase. The company has picked up Beam, a six-month-old service that competes with Twitch and YouTube gaming.<p>Beam’s key advantage over the big players is its super low-latency videos, allowing users to interact with streamers in …

Livestreaming

Meet the artists diversifying Scandinavia’s music scene

Scandinavia has an unrivalled reputation for creating brilliant pop music. Its success arguably began with ABBA, the iconic Eurovision entrants that skyrocketed to global success with their earworm melodies and disco productions. The group’s influence is so enduring that it even has its own …

Synthpop

A Tribute to Muse, the Band That Mounts the World

An entirely unprompted celebration of the band that does rock music the best because they do it the dumbest.<p><i>Matt Bellamy performing for the denizens of Hell. He later fought his way out using the power of rock.</i> <i>Artwork by the author.</i><p>Rock music, inherently, is corny, gross, pandering, stupid, …

Noname Finally Releases ‘Telefone’ and Makes the World a Better Place

The Chicago rapper has been talking about the record for a little over two years.<p>The words "Telefone coming soon" are now hardwired into many people's brains. Since Fatimah Warner—now known simply as Noname— appeared on Chance the Rapper’s <i>Acid Rap</i> cut “Lost” back in 2013, her reputation has grown …

New 'PlayCast' App Allows You to Remote Play PlayStation 4 Games on Your iOS Devices

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Why games should be crueler to us

During the opening sequence of the We Happy Few alpha, Contrast’s dystopian action/adventure, there’s a birthday celebration where some of the …

HitFix

'Ready Player One' Is A Visually Dazzling Satire Of Consumer Culture<p>Vince Mancini reviews Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One,' a film so dazzling …

Polish Artists Recreate Traditional Slavic Wreaths as Gorgeous Floral Headdresses

From the bright beads to the bold makeup to the bouquets balanced as exuberant crowns, these photographs by Ula Kóska are rich with color, pattern, and texture. Created in collaboration with makeup artist, stylist, and costume designer Beata Bojda, the images comprise a series called <i>Etno</i>, an …

Art

ANOHNI and Oneohtrix Point Never Perform HOPELESSNESS, Unreleased Tracks on BBC Radio 1: Listen

They did “Drone Bomb Me,” “Why Did You Separate Me From the Earth?,” “In My Dreams,” and “Paradise” on Annie Mac’s show