Experimental artist Holly Herndon and collaborator Mat Dryhurst have launched a new podcast together. It’s called “Interdependence,” and you can access and support the project through Patreon. “We will publish conversations with good people at the forefront of music, technology and policy from our studio in Berlin,” Herndon and Dryhurst wrote on their Pateron page.
Cast members from Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Jagged Little Pill, Company, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Chicago, Diana, Mean Girls, Girl from the North Country, Six, and Mrs. Doubtfire will take part in Sunday’s Broadway Does Mother’s Day, a digital variety benefitting Broadway Cares’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The show is designed to replace
The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it. On any given day our writers, editors, and contributors go through an imposing number of new releases, giving recommendations to each other and discovering new favorites along the way. Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects playlist, we’re sharing what our
Gorillaz have shared the latest single in their ongoing Song Machine series. The new song is called “How Far?” and features Skepta as well as Tony Allen, the late drummer and Afrobeat pioneer who passed away earlier this week. “The track was written and recorded with Skepta in London just before lockdown and is being
Thurston Moore has shared a new song called “May Daze.” It was recorded by producer Paul Epworth at the Church in London alongside his bandmates in Thurston Moore Group—fellow Sonic Youth alum Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and guitarist James Sedwards. “A soundtrack for our USA sisters + brothers to register as
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson unveiled a state reopening plan on April 27 that includes a note that live concerts can resume starting on Monday (May 4), Billboard reports. Missouri is the first state in the U.S. to reopen live events amid the coronavirus pandemic. The plan dictates that “seating shall be spaced out according to
Sia has shared a new song, as Stereogum points out. It’s called “Saved My Life” and it was co-written by Dua Lipa, with production by Greg Kurstin. The singer debuted the new track during the Americares Foundation’s COVID-19 benefit livestream last night, and all proceeds from sales of the song will be directed to Americares
Chicano Batman were the musical guests on last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The Los Angeles band convened remotely, shooting segments from their homes for a performance of “Color My Life,” a single from their newly released album Invisible People. Check that out below. Chicano Batman’s last album, Freedom Is Free,
Drake made an appearance on Lil Wayne’s new “Young Money Radio” program on Apple Music last night, where he and his mentor discussed his new mixtape, fatherhood, and more. After a brief discussion of how Drake’s family is doing—including his dad, Dennis Graham, who is apparently “working on an album that’ll never come out”—Wayne and
Zola Jesus has released her first-ever live album. She dropped Live at Roadburn 2018 earlier today (May 1) on her Bandcamp page. The LP will arrive on other streaming platforms May 8. Pre-sale for vinyl and CD versions of the release will also commence that day. Listen to the 12-track album, which was recorded at
Kesha has canceled her North American tour with Big Freedia due to the continual COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m so sad to announce that I am unable to move forward with rescheduling my 2020 High Road Tour due to health and safety concerns,” Kesha wrote in an Instagram post earlier today (May 1). “This is heartbreaking, but
North Carolina rock quartet Archers of Loaf have released a cover of the Rolling Stones’ 1968 Beggars Banquet classic “Street Fighting Man.” The group will release a physical copy of the song for Record Store Day 2020, which was rescheduled earlier this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hear Archers of Loaf take on
Brandy has enlisted Chance the Rapper for a new song called “Baby Mama.” “The inspiration for Baby Mama was of course my daughter and how she makes me a better person,” Brandy wrote on her YouTube page. She added: “I wanted to do a song about her and speak to all baby mamas out there
Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks’ first collaborative album, 1995’s Orange Crate Art, is being reissued on 2xCD and 2xLP, marking the first time it’s ever been pressed to vinyl. It’s out June 19 via Omniverse Recordings. It’ll feature previously unreleased session outtakes and instrumentals, including Wilson and Parks’ cover of “What a Wonderful World,”
I was born on May 2, 1995, the day that Electr-o-pura came out. Fourteen years later, I started high school and made a new friend who wore a leather jacket and boots, who expressed confident opinions about music that I had never heard. I devoured every recommendation they gave me in an effort to align
Thom Yorke was the musical guest on tonight’s remote broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In addition to sitting down for a somewhat rare late night TV performance, he also debuted a new song called “Plasticine Figures.” According to Fallon, it was an unfinished song that Yorke decided to finish for tonight’s performance.
Doja Cat has announced a new remix with Nicki Minaj for her song “Say So,” which appeared on last year’s Hot Pink. The remix arrives this Friday (May 1). Check out Doja’s tweet announcing the collaboration below. Nicki Minaj’s most recent single was February’s “Yikes.” She also joined Megan Thee Stallion and Ty Dolla $ign
New York singer-songwriter Samia has shared a music video for her new song “Is There Something in the Movies?.” She co-directed the clip with Matt Hixon, and it stars Stranger Things’ Maya Hawke and Charlie Plummer as actors working on a film shoot. Check it out below. Samia co-produced “Is There Something in the Movies?”
This week, Post Malone’s song “Circles” broke the record for the most weeks spent in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Just in time for the song to reach record-breaking status, Dashboard Confessional have shared their rendition of the song. It’s the B-side to their new Spotify Singles contribution, and it was recorded
Nilüfer Yanya will perform the next session in Pitchfork’s new stay-at-home concert series. The performance will broadcast live on Instagram this Wednesday, April 29, at 4 p.m. Eastern. You can tune in at Pitchfork’s Instagram. Pitchfork’s concert sessions take place on our Instagram every Wednesday and Friday, and viewers will be able to donate to the
Protomartyr’s new album Ultimate Success Today was originally scheduled for a May 29 release, but today they’ve announced a new release date: It’s out July 17 via Domino. Today they’ve shared the video for a new song from the album. Watch the Trevor Naud-directed video for “Worm in Heaven” below. The band 2020 tour dates
Dave Grohl was a guest on the latest remote episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He appeared during an interview with TJ Riley, a New York emergency trauma nurse from Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, who just so happens to a big Foo Fighters fan. Grohl sang the band’s 1997 hit “Everlong” and accompanied himself
Facebook has announced sweeping changes to its Facebook Live platform, including plans to let artists charge for entry to concert livestreams. Other changes include the return of Live With, which allows co-hosts to join a stream, and the integration of livestreams into online-only event pages. The company has not detailed the Facebook Live payment system
Hamilton Bohannon has died. The percussionist, bandleader, and music producer who started his music career as the drummer for a young Stevie Wonder in the mid-1960s passed away on Friday, April 24, as the Newnan Times-Herald reports. He was 78 years old. Bohannon grew up in Newnan, Georgia, a city 40 miles southwest of Atlanta.
Earlier today, Australian independent music company Mushroom Group organized a televised concert special called “Music From the Homefront,” with artists hailing from Australia and New Zealand to give at-home performances. Among the artists was Kevin Parker from Tame Impala, who played a solo acoustic version of “On Track” from his latest album The Slow Rush.
This week’s Saturday Night Live featured a sketch called “Big Papi Cooking Show,” wherein Kenan Thompson offers a cooking tutorial (sort of) as former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. During the sketch, Thompson introduced “Big Bunny,” which of course was Bad Bunny. Bad Bunny tries to sell viewers “big ass pots” and sweatpants. “Are
On last night’s latest all-remote broadcast of Saturday Night Live, Miley Cyrus served as the episode’s musical guest. Sitting by a fire pit, she performed the Pink Floyd classic “Wish You Were Here.” Watch it happen below. The episode also featured appearances from Brad Pitt, who introduced the performance. The performance follows Miley Cyrus’ 2019
The Killers made an appearance on CBS This Morning earlier today, where they debuted a new song called “Blowback” and covered Tom Petty’s “The Waiting” from 1981’s Hard Promises. Watch both performances below. “Blowback” is the latest song to be revealed from the Las Vegas band’s new album Imploding the Mirage. Originally due out in
Live Nation has announced a new “Ticket Relief Plan” to issue refunds to customers who hold tickets to shows that have been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as The New York Times reports. The concert conglomerate, which also owns Ticketmaster, previously indicated that fans who held tickets to rescheduled concerts would be given
Lil Uzi Vert has shared a new song. It’s called “Sasuke.” Uzi teased the single in a tweet earlier today (April 24). Give “Sasuke” a listen below. Last month, Uzi dropped two new albums, his long-awaited LP Eternal Atake, followed by LUV vs. The World 2, an addendum to the former that features Future, Young