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Morrissey’s controversial endorsement of British far-right political party For Britain has led at least one record store to ban his music. Spillers, which bills itself as “the oldest record shop in the world,” in Cardiff, Wales has announced it can no longer support the former Smiths’ frontman, Wales Online reports. “I’m saddened but ultimately not […]

Billie Eilish discusses her mental health journey and the importance of reaching out to others for help and offering help as well in a new PSA video for ‘Seize the Awkward‘ in partnership with the Ad Council. The campaign encourages people to check in with their friends who might be struggling and open a line […]

Beast Coast — the hip-hop collective featuring Flatbush Zombies, Pro Era (Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, CJ Fly, Powers Pleasant) and the Underachievers — tap into a reggae vibe with their laid-back new song “Snow in the Stadium.” Producer Erick The Architect weaves the numerous verses between his smooth R&B vocal hook. In his early […]

Summer’s approaching, the temperature’s rising – of course there’s a new video from DJ/producer Martin Garrix to welcome the occasion. “Summer Days” features rapper Macklemore and vocalist Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. The video, directed by Colin Tilley, follows an older woman who on her best red gown and walks around her neighborhood in […]

Singer-songwriters Skylar Grey, Jamie N Commons and Gallant have recreated Soul Asylum’s 1993 hit, “Runaway Train,” and shared a video that might also help locate a new generation of lost children. The original Tony Kaye-directed video for “Runaway Train” famously featured real-life footage of missing children in the hopes that it might lead to their […]

Billy Eichner tapped the Jonas Brothers for an episode of his Funny or Die series Billy on the Street, where the comedian accosts unsuspecting strangers around New York City. The band taped the series in support of their recent reunion and upcoming new album, which Eichner used as his opening line when approaching fans. In […]

James Blake and his bandmates Rob McAndrews and Ben Assiter performed the first-ever live session at KCRW’s new Annenberg Performance Studio in California. They played “I’ll Come Too” for the station’s Morning Becomes Eclectic program, where they delivered a seven-song set. The song appears on the musician’s fourth studio album, 2019’s Assume Form. Blake opened […]

Hip-hop is currently awash in luxury dad rap. In the last decade rap has seen an emergence men with unresolved daddy issues dealing with the mundane and costly realities of becoming fathers themselves. Jay-Z faced the thought of losing his family in the wake of infidelity on 4:44. Kanye West’s Ye clumsily dealt with his […]

On Tuesday Ezra Furman announced a new album, Twelve Nudes, and released its first single, “Calm Down aka I Should Not Be Alone.” The song is accompanied by a surreal animated video by Beth Jeans Houghton, a.k.a. Du Blonde. “Desperate times make for desperate songs,” Furman wrote of the song in a statement. “I wrote this […]

Dancehall maven Sean Paul and reggaeton royal J Balvin delivered an en fuego performance of their collaborative track, “Contra La Pared,” which means “Against the Wall,” during The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday. The pair donned colorful clothing to match their lively Tainy-produced tune as they bounced along to their club-ready track, sprinkling […]

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