It’s been seven years since Liz Phair released an album (the unfortunate Funstyle, which would get blown to pieces these days for cultural appropriation) and all I’ve ever wanted from her is to return to her early ’90s roots and put out a comeback record.
One consolation prize for having to live in a world in which Prince’s body lay dead in the ground, it seemed for a time, is that he’d live on through his music like no pop star ever had. That’s because without its notoriously hawkish creator in the way, his famed vault of unreleased recordings seemed poised to be…
Warped Tour, the traveling festival that has catered to pop-punk and Hot Topic enthusiasts since 1995, is finally ending.
Terre Thaemlitz, also known as DJ Sprinkles, is a legend of house music who came up in the disenfranchised queer scenes of ’80s and ’90s New York City, and has grown to be one of the most vital, vibrant intellectual forces and queer theorists in electronic music.
It seems like no matter how many times Mariah Carey says it, there are people who still believe that she doesn’t write her own songs. Or at least, she believes that there are people who believe this—many of her public discussions about her songwriting and how much that particular craft means to her are often…
Sam Smith’s sophomore album is so damp with sadness that in the rare event something as traditionally joyful as a thrill is conjured, it’s only in service of retrospective melancholy. “I guess I got lost in the moment / I guess I got lost in the fall / I guess I got lost in your heartbeat / In the thrill of it all,”…
A felt hat that Beyoncé wore on the “Formation” tour is being sold at auction. I would like to acquire it, even though I am not worthy.
Journalists working the red carpet or press room at this year’s Country Music Awards on November 8 will have to follow a few rules: don’t ask questions about guns, the Las Vegas shooting, or “political affiliations.”
Rihanna is the most important millennial of our time. The Rihanna Rihport is where we chronicle the magnitude of her lived existence.
While performing at the Halifax Pop Explosion festival on October 19, Lido Pimienta, musician and recent recipient of Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize, reportedly asked people of color to move to the front of the room and white people to move to the back.
I would say I have a high tolerance for annoying airline behavior. I’m not the kind of person who is going to tweet at an airline’s account about customer service. I don’t recline my seat back on the person behind me. Crying babies are fine by me, I was once one too! But one thing I will not tolerate is live music on…
If you distilled Bully’s discography into one single message it would probably be: I am just trying to be sane right now. Fronted by Alicia Bognanno, an engineer and former intern for veteran rock audio engineer Steve Albini (PJ Harvey, Nirvana, The Pixies), the Nashville band always cuts right to the chase, exploring…
Out today digitally is the very cool new box-set 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood, which includes a collection of 7-inch vinyl records featuring new music, live performances, spoken word and comedy.
In case you forgot: Taylor Swift is promoting an album. An album that is out in 22 days.
We’ve got Fenty Puma and Fenty Beauty, but now we technically have Fenty Road, because Rihanna is getting a street named after her.
Does Facebook make you anxious? Do you ever feel bored scrolling through Twitter? Are you often overcome with the urge to throw your smartphone into the sea?
Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! Sicangu Lakota hip hop artist and music producer Frank Waln has a dreamy new music video, for a track called “Good Way,” featuring Gunner Jules and Rollie Raps.
Taking a “red pill” to become more enlightened was an idea that originated in the 1999 movie The Matrix, in which lead character Neo decides to take the red pill over the blue pill in order to see the harsh truth of reality. But in 2017 the term is most associated with the men’s rights movement, who’ve adopted the…