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“We don’t have no love for November Man,” Sleater-Kinney vocalist-guitarist Corin Tucker sings on the new song by Filthy Friends, her collaboration with R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, whose guitar growls around her words. If it isn’t clear who she’s singing about, her label has placed an image of the White House as the image for the […]

The family of Avicii has launched the Tim Bergling Foundation in honor of the late DJ/producer, who died last year. The foundation will raise money and awareness for an array of causes, starting with those related to mental illness and suicide prevention. The foundation also hopes to address issues like climate change, development assistance, nature […]

Before Joseph Jefferson penned a string of hits for the Spinners in the early Seventies, he and his band the Nat Turner Rebellion – named after the 1831 slave revolt – entered Philadelphia’s famed Sigma Sound Studios and, over the course of a few years, laid down more than a dozen of searing funk-soul songs […]

Regina Spektor will make her Broadway debut with a career-spanning live residency. The five-date run is scheduled for June 20th, 21st, 22nd, 25th and 26th at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York, New York. A ticket pre-sale runs Tuesday, March 26th from 10 a.m. through Thursday, March 28th at 10 p.m. ET. A general on-sale […]

Bloc Party will perform their acclaimed debut LP, 2005’s Silent Alarm, in its entirety on an upcoming U.S. tour. The six-date fall trek launches September 16th in Washington D.C. and wraps November 20th in San Francisco, California. All shows go on sale Friday, March 29th at 10 a.m. local time via the band’s website. The […]

The Dubai government issued a statement Sunday denying that R. Kelly had booked concerts in the United Arab Emirates city, as his legal team claimed. “Authorities in Dubai have not received any request for a performance by singer R. Kelly nor are there any venues that have been booked,” the government’s Dubai Media Office said, […]

“We wanted to celebrate the closing of True West with something beginning,” Ethan Hawke said Saturday night at a New York City party celebrating both the closing of Hawke and Paul Dano’s performance of Sam Shepard’s drama True West and the album release party of singer-songwriter Ben Dickey. Dickey, a longtime friend of Hawke who […]

Lana Del Rey delivered her first concert of 2019 on Friday night as the headlining act at the Buku Music + Art Project in New Orleans, where the “Venice Bitch” singer performed “Mariners Apartment Complex” for the first time, as part of a medley with “Video Games” and “High By The Beach.” “Thank you for […]

The Prodigy have invited fans to take part in a funeral procession for Keith Flint ahead of the singer’s March 29th memorial service in Essex, England. Flint died by suicide on March 4th at the age of 49; a coroner later revealed that Flint hung himself in his Essex home. A toxicology report is still […]

The pianos and strings that open Tame Impala’s wonderful new song evoke classic house music at its most radiant and redemptive. But as is almost always the case with Australian psych-pop song sculptor Kevin Parker, “Patience” is immediately revealed to be more complicated than that first heraldic rush of music might imply. The drums drift, […]


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