Courtney Barnett’s debut full-length, 2015’s Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, established the Australian indie-rocker as a potent musical force. With its tumbling guitars, ragged vocals, and grunge-punk tones—all of which coalesced on the scorching, sassy “Pedestrian At Best”—the album exceeded the…
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On Thursday, the Backstreet Boys came back from the dead. Not to be outdone, rival boy band 98 Degrees has announced that they’re going on tour. Just in time for summer, right? Not exactly.
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Although cops allege that rapper T.I. was drunk and disorderly during his recent arrest, in a newly leaked jail video it appears that the rapper was quite lucid when he was questioning a police officer as to why he was arrested in the first place.
The estate-approved Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, premiered on Wednesday at Cannes, and with it came a set of devastating revelations about the late singer’s life.
The Backstreet Boys are back in town with another song that deals with matters of the heart.
After a five-year hiatus, hipster-but-also-popular band Arctic Monkeys have finally released their newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. I, for one, couldn’t wait, mostly because of the fact that this album featuring a song that I thought was going to be incredible. That song was called The World’s First…
A new study which looked at 500,000 popular songs over the past three decades found that music is only getting more depressing.
The standard narrative goes like this: Bruce Springsteen without the E Street band is like a painter missing a color from their palette—there’s just something incomplete. His years with the band on hiatus, in this reading, were those of a musician lost in the creative wilderness. But the new remasters collection Bruce…
After a Tuesday night out, Atlanta-based rapper T.I. attempted to re-enter his gated community home but realized that he’d misplaced his keys. Apparently the security guard wasn’t interested in letting him into his home, and an altercation occurred, which ended up with T.I. being arrested at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The teaser for the estate-approved Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, seemed like it wouldn’t be stacked with new revelations about the beloved singer. But the latest trailer offers a few more moments of reflection, sorrow, and shade.
In case you haven’t heard, no one showed up to Kanye West’s Yeezy X 2XU event in Sydney. First of all, I didn’t even know this was happening or a thing; nor do I know who or what a 2XU is.
If you’ve ever spent time around people blessed with a particular combination of self-absorbtion and privilege, this story, from Indy Week, about a Duke administrator getting two campus baristas fired for daring to listen to rap music while on the job won’t really shock you. It will make you mad as hell, though.
Willow Smith, daughter of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, opened up about a painful secret she hid from her family for years.
The trailer for the Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, is mostly focused on Rami Malek and his many outfits, and reader, that is enough.
By now you may have heard, though it seems more likely that you haven’t heard, Rita Ora’s new song “Girls,” which features Charli XCX, Bebe Rexha, and Cardi B.
Constructing an album as a reflection of sexual awakening is practically a rite of passage for pop singers (particularly women pop singers) at this point. There was Madonna’s Erotica, Janet Jackson’s janet (and then The Velvet Rope and then All for You and then Damita Jo and then...), Rihanna’s Rated R into Loud,…
In a normal world, that headline would seem insane. But in a world where a Deadpool 2 promotional blitz is in full swing, it’s just par for the course. So, yes, as reported by Mashable, Ryan Reynolds recently appeared on a South Korean singing show wearing a unicorn mask and sparkling, rainbow-fringed cape, belting…
Although concerts can be transcendental experiences that inspire collectivism unlike anything else on this earth, anyone who’s been to a show has at least one story about another audience member tainting the experience with some form of disruptive behavior.