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Juliana Hatfield Announces New Anti-Trump Album Pussycat

Juliana Hatfield has announced a new album called <i>Pussycat</i>, which is coming April 28 via American Laundromat. Hatfield wrote the album as a reaction to the 2016 presidential election. “All of these songs just started pouring out of me,” she said in a statement. “I felt an urgency to record them, to …

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Watch Danny Brown Perform at Jack White’s Third Man Pressing Party

Jack White’s Third Man Pressing—the new record pressing plant housed in the back of Third Man’s Detroit shop—is holding a grand opening party today. Last night, before the party that’s open to the public, Third Man threw a private opening party. The night closed with a performance from Danny Brown, …

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Jay Z, Nas, DMX, Jadakiss Track Previewed By Swizz Beatz: Watch

Last night, Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze engaged in a “battle of the beats.” It streamed live on YouTube and lasted for over two hours. At one point, Swizz dropped an unreleased song that appears to feature Jay Z, Nas, DMX, and Jadakiss. (The producer seemed to confirm that all four men were on the …

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Frank Ocean Annotates Lyrics For New Song “Slide”

Frank Ocean recently guested on Calvin Harris’ new song “Slide,” also featuring Migos. Now, the singer-songwriter has taken to Genius to annotate one of his first lyrics on the new track. “A picasso painting that sold for so much money,” he wrote, with regards to the line that goes, “And buy that …

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Steve Albini, Kim Deal, Mike Watt, More Appear in New Indie Rock Documentary

<i>Where It Begins: 1977-2000</i> is a new documentary that follows “the rise of American independent music through a midwest college music scene.” Directed by John Isberg, it features interviews with producer Steve Albini, Joe Shanahan, Kim Deal, Mike Watt, Ian Mackaye, and more. Check out a trailer for …

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Take a Video Tour of Jack White’s Third Man Pressing Plant

Last month, Jack White announced the opening of Third Man Pressing, a new vinyl pressing plant located in Detroit. The environmentally conscious, state-of-the-art facility features “eight of the first newly built presses built in 35 years,”and is capable of crafting 5,000 records every 8 hours. …

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Run the Jewels Detail New Signature “Stay Gold” Beer

Earlier this month, Pitchfork announced that Run the Jewels had developed a new beer in partnership with Interboro Brewing, a brewery run by former Def Jux manager Jesse Ferguson. A North East style IPA named “Stay Gold” (titled after the <i>RTJ3</i> track of the same name), the beer will be unveiled at …

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Sleigh Bells, Girlpool, More to Play Planned Parenthood and Tumblr’s SXSW Show

Planned Parenthood and Tumblr have announced a joint show during this year’s South by Southwest festival in Austin. The “Never Going Back” event goes down March 12 at Mohawk, and will feature performances by Sleigh Bells, Girlpool, Hoops, and PVRIS, with “other special guests TBD.” Tumblr CEO David …

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Listen to the New Pornographers’ New Song “This is the World of the Theater”

The New Pornographers have shared a new song from their forthcoming album <i>Whiteout Conditions</i>. Listen to “This Is the World of the Theater” below. The band previously released the song “High Ticket Attractions.” In a new interview with <i>Noisey</i>, frontman Carl Newman spoke on moving to a new label, the …

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Alice Glass: New Music Sounds Like “Being Eaten by Fire Ants”

Former Crystal Castles frontwoman Alice Glass has shared a new mix and interview with <i>Thump</i>, in which she describes her forthcoming solo album. “I knew how I wanted things to sound early on, sinister and sweet, but it's evolved now,” she said. “Some songs sound more like being eaten by fire ants and …

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Yes, Lana Del Rey Is Promoting an Anti-Trump Witchcraft Ritual

Lana Del Rey tweeted out a cryptic series of dates last night: Feb. 24, March 26, April 24, and May 23. As previously noted, the dates lined up perfectly with the “waning crescent moon ritual dates” observed by members of the occult, which recently made headlines as witches around the world plan on …

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Listen to Chance the Rapper on His Brother Taylor Bennett’s New Album

Chance the Rapper’s younger brother Taylor Bennett has shared a new album, <i>Restoration of an American Idol</i>.It features Taylor’s big brother on the Mike WiLL Made-It-produced “Grown Up Fairy Tales”—a track that Bennett said dates back to “around the time of <i>Acid Rap</i>.” There are also appearances from …

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Foo Fighters to Headline Glastonbury 2017

Foo Fighters have joined Radiohead as confirmed Glastonbury 2017 headliners. They’ll play the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 24, making up for the forced cancellation of their 2015 slot after Dave Grohl broke his leg (and before his giant throne materialized). The announcement came at the …

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Frank Ocean Interviews Jay Z About the Sorry State of Modern Radio

Turns out Frank Ocean had another trick up his sleeve today. During the surprise broadcast of his new Beats 1 radio show “blonded RADIO” this afternoon, he aired excerpts from a conversation between himself and Jay Z. Jay bemoaned the state of modern radio, saying “these places are not even based …

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Listen to Frank Ocean’s New Beats 1 Radio Show Right Now

Frank Ocean has a new Beats 1 show. It’s called “blonded RADIO” and it is premiering right now. Listen here. The first episode, which kicked off with “Nights,” features selections with Vegyn, Roof Access, and Federico Aliprandi, according to Beats 1’s announcement tweet. The show is “presented” by …

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Rising: Big in Japan: Visible Cloaks and the Power of Cultural Exchange

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New “Twin Peaks” Posters Revealed

Today is “Twin Peaks” Day. That is, the day that Laura Palmer’s body was found in 1989, sparking the mystery behind David Lynch’s iconic TV show. To mark the occasion, Showtime has shared two new posters for its upcoming revival. One poster depicts Laura, the other features Kyle McLachlan’s …

TV

Soul Legend Leon Ware Dead at 77

Soul and R&B singer-songwriter Leon Ware has died, NPR reports. The artist and producer who worked with the likes of Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones, and Michael Jackson passed away yesterday, his manager confirmed to NPR. He was 77 years old. While the cause of death has not been revealed at this time, …

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9 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Dirty Projectors, Future, Thundercat, and More

<b>Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors [Domino]</b><p>Dirty Projectors’ new self-title record arrives four years after the band’s <i>Swing Lo Magellan</i>. Collaborators on <i>Dirty Projectors</i> include D∆WN, Solange, and Tyondai Braxton. Check out our reviews of “Keep Your Name,” “Up in Hudson” “Cool Your Heart,” and …

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Watch Fred Armisen and Jenna Fischer Star in Old 97’s’ Hilarious New “Good With God” Video

Old 97’s’ new album <i>Graveyard Whistling</i> is out today (via ATO). To mark the release, they’ve shared the music video for the record’s “Good With God.” It stars Fred Armisen and Jenna Fischer (Pam from “The Office”). Fischer plays the host of the fictional interview program “An Hour and 60 Minutes,” …

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Watch Ryan Adams Perform “Do You Still Love Me?” on “Corden”

Ryan Adams was a musical guest on last night’s episode of “Late Late Show With James Corden.” He performed “Do You Still Love Me?” from <i>Prisoner</i>. Watch the performance below.<p>Adams has also announced that he’s selling a signature <i>Prisoner</i> guitar pedal in collaboration with Reverb. The JHS VCR …

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Beyoncé: “LGBTQ Students Need to Know We Support Them”

Beyoncé urged fans to help protect trans youth in a statement posted to Facebook yesterday. “LGBTQ students need to know we support them,” she wrote, linking to GLSEN’s 100 Days of Kindness campaign. It follows Trump’s withdrawal on Wednesday of Obama’s guidance that transgender students should be …

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Watch Lupe Fiasco Perform “Jump” on “Colbert”

Lupe Fiasco was the musical guest on last night’s episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” He performed “Jump” from <i>DROGAS Light</i>, alongside Gizzle. Watch the performance below.

Arca Shares New Video for New Song “Anoche”: Watch

On April 7, Arca is releasing a new self-titled album on XL Recordings. Its latest offering is the new song “Anoche,” for which he’s shared a video. Watch it below. Directed by longtime Arca collaborator Jesse Kanda, it sees Alejandro Ghersi in an eerily black room, performing a mournful dance …

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Stream Future’s New Album HNDRXX

Future has released his new album <i>HNDRXX</i>. It features 17 tracks, including new songs with the Weeknd and Rihanna. Stream it below. It’s Future’s second album in as many weeks, following up last week’s self-titled album. Before that, his last solo album was 2016’s <i>EVOL</i>.

Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj Reunite for New Song “Make Love”: Listen

Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj have reunited for a new song called “Make Love.” Stream the track below. The song comes in advance of Gucci’s forthcoming album <i>Drop Top Wop</i>. Yesterday, Gucci announced his first ever career tour, which includes both dates at Coachella. Find the full itinerary below.<p>Gucci …

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Listen to Thundercat’s New Album Drunk

Thundercat’s new album <i>Drunk</i> <i></i>is out now. It features contributions from Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald (on the previously released “Show You the Way”), as well as songs with Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Pharrell, and Wiz Khalifa. Stream it below. It includes previously …

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Listen to Frank Ocean, Calvin Harris, Migos’ New Song “Slide”

Frank Ocean, Calvin Harris, and Migos have released their new song. Listen to “Slide” below. After teasing the track multiple times on his Snapchat story, Harris finally officially announced the song earlier this week, tweeting out the full credits for the song along with a list of the instruments …

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Lana Del Rey Teases Mysterious Date Sequence

Lana Del Rey recently made her return with a new song, “Love.” Now, the singer-songwriter has teased a series of dates on her Twitter, accompanied with a cryptic message. “At the stroke of midnight... Feb 24, March 26, April 24, May 23,” it reads. “Ingredients can b found online.” Check out the …

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Young Thug Shares New Video for New Song “Safe”: Watch

Young Thug has shared a new video for a new song called “Safe.” Watch the Garfield Larmond-directed video below. The song was produced by frequent collaborator Wheezy. It is Young Thug’s first release since his 2016 mixtape, <i>JEFFERY</i>.<p>In January, Thug’s label 300 released the video for “Wyclef Jean,” …

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