Amy Winehouse

Gig Review: For all King Krule's wonkiness he can be a conventional rocker when the mood takes

Amid the swampy throb of Archy Marshall’s music swirl the ghosts of London’s post-punk past. The tortured geezer pop he records as King Krule (named …

News (Ireland)

Becky G Previews New Music From Upcoming Spanish Project at LA Show

Your girl, <b>Becky G</b>, turned up the heat in her hometown, Los Angeles. Becky performed during an intimate show at the iHeartRadio Theater during …

Pop Music

Massdrop X NuForce EDC review

7.8<p>Our Score<p>$59.99<p>Massdrop<p>Massdrop has been offering us some sweet deals all year round. This time, I will be taking a gander at their collaboration …

Headphones

People Tell Us Their Holiday Horror Stories of Confronting Unwoke Relatives

Read, cringe, and learn by example.<p>The sexist cousin, the homophobic grandfather, the aunt who refers to Brazil nuts as “n-word toes” and then laughs about it. Then there’s the dad who tosses around “that’s so gay” like he’s a dumb high school kid in 2005 and the grandmother who blames immigrants …

Indigenous Peoples

Heather Heyer’s Mom: I’m Starting to Hold Trump Responsible for Her Murder in Charlottesville

In a candid interview, Susan Bro tells Tim Teeman about holding Trump accountable for Heather’s death, facing her daughter’s alleged killer in court, …

Robert E. Lee

Google Home Max: Google's max effort pays off in powerful smart speaker

If you care more about your smart speaker's sound than which digital assistant it employs, the new Google Home Max speaker should be on your holiday short list.<p>After days of pumping an eclectic range of music through Google's $399 speaker — from AC/DC to the Three Tenors — it's clear the Google …

Money

Collage

Dani Sanchis<p>dadaism Moon in the head collage<p>See More<p>Lynne Hoppe - another Hoppe collage.<p>See More<p>the night picture collector : Photo<p>See …

Art

Image of Lana Del Rey and Amy Winehouse in a car together confuses fans

Fans are going nuts over an image of Lana Del Rey and Amy Winehouse riding in a car together.<p>Singer Lana shared the image of the two together with no …

Lana Del Rey

23 Women Share the Songs That Gave Them Serious Catharsis During a Breakup

My impulse to turn to music during a breakup is rarely to distract from my turbulent emotions; I’d much rather amplify them. For me, grieving looks …

Relationships

A Guide to London’s Eclectic Markets (And What to Buy at Each)

London is a city of markets. Dozens of bazaars populate the city’s streets, where stalls overflow with every manner of goods and necessities. The markets are woven into the city’s fabric, adding character to each neighborhood. More than just a place of business, they count as a collection of social …

London

A predictive keyboard that can make you sound uncannily like JK Rowling or Drake

Yesterday a picture of a Harry Potter book, opened to a page of writing about wands, Death Eaters, and Voldemort, had a brief moment in the social media sun.<p>On closer inspection, the “chapter” is entirely gibberish, cooked up by Botnik, a company that makes writing prompts using predictive …

Harry Potter

Watch SZA Perform String-Backed 'Supermodel' on 'Fallon'

Breakout neo-soul star performed opening track from debut LP, 'Ctrl,' on 'The Tonight Show'<p>SZA reimagined her neo-soul ballad "Supermodel" on …

Music

King Krule Talks Childhood, Teen Stardom, Beyonce

The kids outside Chicago's Metro have been waiting for hours to see Archy Marshall, the 23-year-old London singer known as King Krule. But Marshall, …

Beyoncé

Things to Do Tuesday!

7 things to do for December 12 by Mercury Staff<b>Hillary Clinton</b><br>Beloved former Secretary of State/current advocate for sanity and democracy Hillary …

Portland, OR

25 Etsy Gifts Under $25 for the Person Who Has Everything

Look at this stuff. Isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think your gift guide is complete?<p>0<p>SHARES<p>When you feel you've (unsuccessfully) exercised all possible …

Shopping

Investor Points of Few - Is Bitcoin Keeping Bad Company?

<b>By Alan Steel</b><p>It’s a currency without a country, has governance but no government and runs its own show based on sentiment, scarcity and the legend of …

Satoshi Nakamoto

5 Awesome Things To Do This Week In Melbourne

Let’s bring this home, Melbourne. December is galloping faster than Winx with a deadline, Christmas is almost here and we’ve survived another year …

Australia

Holiday Gifts 2017

<i>Vacations and dog treats, bling and ‘slime supplies’: Here’s what sports execs are asking for and giving this year.</i><p><b>Cole Gahagan<br>Chief commercial</b> …

Sports Industry

Vinyl’s gold rush hits new record – and it’s not just ‘dad rock’ bands

Small labels report lengthy production delays as big stars monopolise Europe’s two main pressing plants<p>A surge in demand for records by “dad rock” bands and blockbuster acts such as Ed Sheeran is delaying new releases by independent labels, as vinyl sales hit a 25-year high.<p>Indie labels say it is …

Music

Connie Constance Sounds Like No One Else Her Age

On her latest EP, this 22-year-old rising talent blends indie and soul in a singular and dynamic way.<p>In a darkened, not-quite-full warehouse, musician Connie Constance is waving her arms about as though she’s on a dancefloor at 2:49AM and not on stage in front of a politely expectant crowd. Her …

Music

David LaChapelle finds God

At the peak of his career he abandoned Los Angeles for rural Hawaii. Now he’s more interested in religion than celebrities<p>Imagine a world where Kanye …

Art

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: Legal Battles Over Bruno Mars Photos and Scottish Nudes

It’s a litigious holiday season:<p>On Tuesday, we noted that the performer Bruno Mars is being sued for copyright infringement by a photographer after …

Joseph Stalin

The Roots mixed past and present for an impassioned message of injustice

Questlove is everywhere, seemingly doing everything, and with aplomb. But when it came to crafting a song to adequately accompany Kathryn Bigelow’s explosive “Detroit,” the affable multi-instrumentalist/producer/bandleader/composer says, “This is a heavy ball to carry.”<p>Bigelow called him “out of …

Kathryn Bigelow

...Ready For It? (BloodPop® Remix)

Taylor Swift is that rarest of pop phenomena: a superstar who managed to completely cross over from country to the mainstream. Other singers …

Taylor Swift

Here's What Churchill Family Thinks of Gary Oldman's 'Darkest Hour' (Exclusive Video)

“Our family was completely dumbstruck,” great-grandson of former world leader says<p>Gary Oldman has one of the best-received performances of the year …

Entertainment

Secret Warriors: 15 Behind-The-Scenes Secrets About The Infinity War Cast

Marvel just released its first official trailer for the upcoming <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and it looks like this movie might be the biggest MCU release …

Marvel Universe

The Cat-Eye Flick Is Hands Down Winter's Most Versatile Makeup Trend

Cat-eye makeup is one of those era-spanning trends that seems cool and modern no matter when you wear it. So iconic, it has earned itself a place in …

Makeup

The 15 Best Pop Tracks Of 2017

Without a doubt, pop was the most exciting genre to be a fan of in 2017.<p>In Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, we witnessed the downfall of two previously …

Music (Australia)

Bryan Singer Offices at Fox Closed After Director Fired From 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Singer’s production company had a first look deal with Fox that expired in October, but was extended until the completion of Freddy Mercury biopic …

Entertainment

The Songs That Shaped My Life | Rufus Mufasa

<i>In the first of new series, we ask some of Wales’ top creative figures to build a playlist of the most important songs and artists of their life. We</i> …

Nina Simone