Music

Sheer Mag has shared a new song called “Crushed Velvet.” The song appears on the soundtrack for Hulu’s forthcoming original film The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, which is out tomorrow (January 15). Check out “Crushed Velvet” below. Sheer Mag’s last LP was 2019’s A Distant Call. Later that year Vermont Senator—and then presidential candidate—Bernie Sanders
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On January 4, Dr. Dre was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a brain aneurysm. Dre, who updated fans on his well-being shortly after news of his hospitalization surfaced, was kept at Cedars-Sinai’s intensive care unit for 11 number of days. Now, Dre has been released from the hospital to return
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Rico Nasty brought “OHFR?” from her debut studio album Nightmare Vacation to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Thursday night (January 14). Watch her performance below. Following her 2018 mixtape Nasty and a 2019 collaboration with producer Kenny Beats, the Maryland rapper released Nightmare Vacation at the beginning of December. Singles “Own It,” “iPhone,” “OHFR?,”
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In 2019, Bandcamp started a new service that allowed artists to sell vinyl through an in-house pressing service. Through crowdfunding campaigns powered by customer orders, artists could sell vinyl produced and shipped by Bandcamp. Today, the company has announced that the vinyl pressing service—which started on a limited trial basis for a handful of artists—is
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Shamir has shared the video for “Diet,” from last year’s Shamir. The clip was directed by Shamir and Christina Thompson, and features the Philadelphia artist in various locations around Lake Tahoe. Check out the video below.  “The origin of the song is pretty dark, taking inspiration from the film My Friend Dahmer,” Shamir explained in
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The 43rd annual Kennedy Center Honors recipients have been announced. Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, artist, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen, and violinist Midori are the honorees for 2020. Typically held in December, last year’s ceremony was postponed until May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Kennedy Center Honors serves as a
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Jazmine Sullivan was the musical guest on tonight’s installment of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Philadelphia singer performed “Girl Like Me” from her new project Heaux Tales, which landed last Friday. Check it out below. Heaux Tales follows Sullivan’s 2015 studio album Reality Show, and includes her recent singles “Lost One” and “Pick
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Universal Music Group’s recently-launched production house Mercury Studios has announced a documentary about Abbey Road Studios. If These Walls Could Sing will explore the legendary recording studio’s history in conjunction with Abbey Road’s 90th anniversary this November. The film is produced by John Battsek and directed by filmmaker and photographer Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul
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Madlib and Four Tet (a.k.a. Kieran Hebden) have announced the details of their new collaborative LP Sound Ancestors. The music is credited to Madlib; Hebden edited, arranged, and mastered the LP. It’s due out January 29 via the Madvillainy producer’s Madlib Invazion label. Check out the full track list below. Last week Madlib and Four
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The Mountain Goats appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform their song “Get Famous,” from the group’s most recent album Getting into Knives. The in-studio performance was filmed remotely; check it out below. The Mountain Goats released two albums in 2020: April’s Songs for Pierre Chuvin, which Darnielle recorded alone on his
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Jazmine Sullivan performed a “Tiny Desk (Home) Concert” for NPR. She sang four songs from her newly released project Heaux Tales—“Bodies (Intro),” “The Other Side,” “Lost One,” and the H.E.R. collaboration “Girl Like Me”—in addition to “Let It Burn,” which appeared on her 2015 album Reality Show. Check out the full set below. Ahead of
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Montreal’s Bell Orchestre—the group including Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld and Richard Reed Parry—have announced their first studio album in over a decade. House Music arrives March 19 via Erased Tapes. Today, Bell Orchestre have shared the lead single, “V: Movement,” along with a music video directed by band member Kaveh Nabatian. Watch them perform in
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Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy have shared yet another cover song. For their version of Johnnie Frierson’s “Miracles,” the Bills recruited fellow Drag City artist Ty Segall. Check out the new “Miracles” video, directed by Sai Selvarajan, below. Bill and Bonnie kicked off 2021 with a cover of Lou Reed’s “Rooftop Garden.” Last year,
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