Posts Tagged ‘music’

Aphex Twin Cryptically Reveals First Album in 13 Years ‘SYRO’

It was Aphex Twin’s first tweet in over two years, but Richard D. James turned 140 characters into the news fans have been pining for since 2001′s Drukqs: A new Aphex Twin LP is on the way. Days after a strange Aphex-affiliated blimp hovered above London and James’ trademark logo was…

Grimes Asks ‘Asshole’ to Stop Inserting Drug Quote on Wiki Page

The best thing about Wikipedia is also the worst thing about Wikipedia: Anybody can edit the content. Grimes has been keeping track of her Wiki profile, and she’s upset that some anonymous “asshole” has been continuously re-adding a deleted quote from a 2012 CMJ interview in which she admits to using…

Charli XCX Parties Hard on Bass-Heavy New Single ‘Break the Rules’

Charli XCX fearlessly flies the #YOLO flag on her propulsive new single, “Break the Rules.” The synth-fueled cut, which premiered on Monday at Buzzfeed, is the latest taste of the singer’s upcoming second LP, Sucker, which will be released on October 21st via Neon Gold/Atlantic Records.  “Break the Rules” finds the 22-year-old electro-pop newcomer rebelling…

Turn the Page: Bob Seger to Release First Album in Eight Years This Fall

Bob Seger will return from an eight-year recording hiatus on October 14th with the release of his new LP Ride Out. The album’s first single, a cover of John Hiatt’s “Detroit Made,” was released to radio over the weekend. No track listing has been announced, but a press release indicates…

Jackson Browne Returns to an Old Favorite: Hear ‘The Birds of St. Marks’

Six years after Time the Conqueror, a Bush-era LP that found him addressing subjects like Hurricane Katrina and the Iraq War, Jackson Browne is preparing to release Standing in the Breach, a new studio album due October 7th. For the lead single, the singer-songwriter returned to “The Birds of St. Marks,”…

Arcade Fire Get Hardcore With Fugazi Cover in Washington D.C.

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor trek across North America – complete with geographically themed cover songs every concert — continued Sunday night with a visit to Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center, where the Montreal collective paid tribute to local hardcore gods Fugazi with a spirited, pinpoint rendition of that band’s opening salvo “Waiting…

Hear John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ New Single ‘Troubled Man’

John Mellencamp will return from a four-year recording hiatus on September 23rd with Plain Spoken, his first album under a groundbreaking “lifetime contract” with Republic Records. Below, listen to an exclusive stream of its lead single, the acoustic guitar-driven “Troubled Man.” Sessions for Plain Spoken began in Indiana this past January. “I’ve got a…

The Cadillac Three Impress the British, Score Classic Rock Honor

They may sing about “The South” in their biggest single, but the Cadillac Three have been spending time across the pond, too. It looks like those trips are paying off. After playing a handful of European shows this summer — including a performance at the Sonisphere Festival, where they opened…

The Killers Cover Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’ at V Festival

No one can resist the power of “Fancy,” and the Killers are no exception. Headlining the V Festival in Staffordshire, England on Saturday night, the band put their own stamp on Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX’s contender for Summer Jam of the Decade, complete with some truly astonishing choreography. Related: Is “Fancy” the…

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Remember That One Time Ariana Grande Covered Justin Bieber?

Ariana Grande is blowing up, but listening to this old cover of her covering “Die In Your Arms” by Justin Bieber has us jonesing for those two to collaborate!

Pearl Jam, AIC producer Rick dead at 50

Legendary Seattle grunge producer Rick Parashar has died at the age of 50.

Chris Brown Fans ‘New Flame’ With Usher and Rick Ross

With his long-delayed new album coming out at the beginning of the fall, Chris Brown ramped up the action this week with the release of the video for his song “New Flame.” The track, off the forthcoming X, features guest turns from Usher and Rick Ross and a lot of crisp…

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