Bon Iver

Hear Bon Iver sing on Mouse On Mars’ new track

The duo's forthcoming album also features The National, Beirut and Swamp Dogg<p>German electronic duo <b>Mouse On Mars</b> will release a new album, Dimensional …

Jethro Tull

Literally just all of our favorite Kanye West references to the city of Chicago, in honor of his daughter

If you’ve been living under a rock, BOY do we have some news for you. (Also, hello! Welcome back to society and to vitamin D!) Kim Kardashian West …

Kanye West

The Playlist: Previously Unreleased Hendrix, and 10 More New Songs

<i>Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing. This week, Tracey Thorn returns, Chick Corea and Steve Gadd team for a double album, and the Chainsmokers turn moody.</i><p><i>Just want the music?</i> …

Music

Watch Joey Bada$$ Cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry”

Joey Bada$$ recently took part in Australian radio station triple j’s “Like A Version” series, in which musicians stop by to play one of their own …

Childish Gambino

S. Carey airs “More I See”, another stellar preview of new album Hundred Acres

The Bon Iver collaborator is following up his 2014 record <i>Range Of Light</i> and 2015's <i>Supermoon</i> EP with an LP that focuses on "simplicity" - in both …

Music (UK)

The Power of Simplicity in Songwriting

Songwriter Marty Dodson discusses the power of simplicity in a great song.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>"I can't make you love me if you don't<br>You can't make your heart feel …

Guitar

Listen to Bon Iver and Mouse on Mars’ New Song

Mouse on Mars have teamed up with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver for a new song. Listen to “Dimensional People Part III” below. The song appears on <i>Dimensional People</i>, Mouse on Mars’ new LP, which is out April 13 via Thrill Jockey. The duo of Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner also enlisted the National’s …

Music

Meet Illenium: One Of Electronic Music's Next Biggest Stars

Nick Miller, known to dance music fans as Illenium, is sitting in a green room at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium. In a few moments he will take the stage before a sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 excited fans.<p>It is the final night of a tour that began in Miller’s adopted hometown of Denver, where Miller …

“Dimensional People Part III” [ft. Justin Vernon] by Mouse on Mars Review

Mouse on Mars teaming up with Justin Vernon, the mastermind behind Bon Iver makes so little sense that it makes perfect sense. The Berlin duo of Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner, who’ve spent 25 years on the pioneering fringes of electronic music, might appear to have little in common with the bearded …

Music for the great outdoors: what should join Justin Timberlake on the playlist?

The musician has said his new album is ‘meant to be heard outside’. From Bon Iver to Barbecue Bob, here are four more site-specific musical recommendations<p>The promotional video for Justin Timberlake’s latest album, Man of the Woods, is a confounding thing, portraying our hero in plaid shirt, …

Justin Timberlake

21 facts you never knew about 13 Reasons Why

To celebrate the return of <i>13 Reasons Why</i> in 2018, here are 21 facts you never knew about the Netflix series.

Arcade Fire

CRYSTAL CLEAR Bahamian Waters

Our first days in the Bahamas led us to the clearest water in the world, where it is like looking at an aquarium from our deck.<p>After entering the …

Beaches

Justin Timberlake Thinks You Should Listen To His New Album Outdoors

Justin Timberlake brought sexy back, but can he bring or better yet fling country into the future. The latest behind-the-scenes video for …

Justin Timberlake

Review: Is Porches’ The House For Him or Us?

There were lots of remarkable things about <i>Pool</i>, the 2016 album by New York’s Aaron Maine, who records dreamy electropop and electro dreampop as …

21 Home Office Setups So Beautiful They'll Calm You The Heck Down

Looks like I'm about to go on an Ikea shopping spree...

Home Decorating

Make Freezer-Friendly Soups Now to Thaw on Snow Days

Hot soup on a cold day just makes sense. But running out and getting ingredients when your car is buried in snow? Not so much. No, you want to stay snug in your bed, watching flakes float down into puffy piles while listening to Bon Iver until noon. (Just me?) And, with the help of your freezer, …

Food

Album review: First Aid Kit – ‘Ruins’

Klara and Johanna Söderberg's fourth album is a folksy delight<p>The Söderberg sisters first came to prominence a decade ago when self-shot footage of …

Gram Parsons

1000 Beasts impresses with the booming electronic pop of ‘Lord (It’s OK)’

Last year, Cian Sweeney debuted his 1000 Beasts electronic project with two songs last year ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Got This Feeling’ which established his …

Indie Music

The death of the best of: why Rihanna will never get her greatest hits

Unless you’re a veteran like Vera Lynn, a career spanning compilation is unlikely to happen - and it’s all thanks to streaming<p>Like socks, a Lynx shower gel gift set and a comedian from Mock the Week’s standup on DVD, Best Of collections have always played a vital role in last-minute present-buying. …

Music

The Vikings of Infinite Faith: Round One Playoff Predictions

×<p>Photo vy Keith Allison<p>Minnesota Vikings<p>I’ve been nervous all week about this game on Sunday and I’ve read everything there is to read about it …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Francis and the Lights: Just for Us Album Review

So far in his career, Francis Farewell Starlite’s impressive production credits and stable of collaborators have somewhat eclipsed his output as a solo pop star. The artists he works with as Francis and the Lights—be it Chance the Rapper, Drake, or Frank Ocean—all have songs that have benefited …

It looks like a Zhu and Tame Impala collaboration may soon materialize

It looks like a Zhu and Tame Impala collaboration may be in the works<p>As far as strange sonic pairings go, sometimes musical opposites really do …

Music

These Guitar Apps Will Teach You to Shred Like Slash

Mastering the guitar is a classic fantasy. But if you’re wary of hiring a teacher who’ll only show you the simplest chords while reminiscing about the time he opened for Sugar Ray, consider going digital. This might be the best time in history to learn (or relearn) the instrument from home. Whether …

Lifestyle

How To Finally Nail Knitwear This Winter

The term "knitwear" can bring up all sorts of horrible PTSD fashion connotations for a man. Of misshapen cardigans and 2007 haircuts; of itchy fibres on the constant verge of inferno. Of unflattering colours and dull, lifeless, overly-warm layers that brought no joy, merely a depressing usefulness …

Clothing

Dierks Bentley Readies New Album 'The Mountain'

"'The Mountain' mixes 'Up on the Ridge' with 'Black,'" says Bentley, referencing his 2010 bluegrass project and 2016's polished concept LP<p>Perennial …

Dierks Bentley

Bonnaroo Revealed Its Stacked 2018 Lineup, Featuring Eminem, Future, Sturgill Simpson And Bon Iver

The parade of festival lineup reveals continues. Today, Bonnaroo has pulled the curtain off their annual event down at the farm in Manchester, Tennessee and it’s pretty stacked. Headlining the festivities this year, as he is from everywhere to Gov Ball, Coachella, and Boston Calling, is Slim Shady …

Music

The Bestest 2017: Tunage

Another year, another reason to lose yourself in music instead of the news or social media, or the news on social media. Perhaps it was the pervasive …

Joni Mitchell

Is Bonnaroo's 2018 lineup an improvement over last year's?

With more than 100 musical acts listed, there’s a lot to unpack from Bonnaroo’s 2018 lineup.

Festivals

Bonnaroo 2018 lineup (Eminem, Killers, Muse, Bon Iver, Future, Chic & more)

The lineup for <b>Bonnaroo 2018</b> has been announced, and, like a lot of other festivals this year, <b>Eminem</b> is a headliner. The other two headliners are <b>The</b> …

Sturgill Simpson

Eminem, the Killers, Muse to headline 2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Eminem’s busy summer schedule just got busier. Announced Tuesday, the rapper will also headline the 2018 iteration of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts …

Entertainment