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Beyoncé Honored Shawty Lo With “Dey Know” Dance in Atlanta

27 September 2016

Last night, as the rest of the country watched a sniffly buffoon repeatedly interrupt the world’s most famous Mary J. Blige fan , Beyoncé performed her Formation World Tour at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. During the concert, Bey honored Atlanta snap music legend Shawty Lo, who died in a car accident last week, by halting her normal […]

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel and Tim Kaine Debate at Buffalo Wild Wings

27 September 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred onstage at New York’s Hofstra University last night, but Monday’s main event took place at a Buffalo Wild Wings, where Jimmy Kimmel challenged Clinton’s running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, to a sit-down debate. In a segment that aired during last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the two hashed out a… […]

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New Beyoncé Mini-Doc Goes Behind-the-Scenes at Hectic Raleigh Show

27 September 2016

When Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour stopped in Raleigh, North Carolina back in May, it was particularly dramatic. Not just because of the political climate—Bruce Springsteen , Pearl Jam , and other acts canceled performances in North Carolina because of tensions surrounding the discriminatory HB2 law—but also simply because looming storm clouds threatened to cancel the concert. The […]

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El-P Says Run the Jewels 3 Is Almost Finished

27 September 2016

Run the Jewels 3 is one of the year’s last anticipated releases, and it looks like the album-making process is entering its home stretch. Run the Jewels’ producing half El-P revealed that the album’s verses are complete. every word for #RTJ3 has now officially been recorded. the album is almost finished. — el-p (@therealelp) September … This news […]

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Hillary Won the Debate, But In a Post-Factual Election, Will It Matter?

27 September 2016

We pulled up YouTube at about 8:30 last night at my apartment, half an hour before the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was scheduled to begin. By happenstance or divine intervention, one of the homepage’s free-associative carousels of recommended videos contained a link to a short satirical song called “This Is… […]

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Watch the Trailer for Justin Timberlake’s New Netflix Concert Film

27 September 2016

If you missed Justin Timberlake’s gigantic, years-long 20/20 Experience World Tour and you love The Silence of the Lambs, we have some great news: In a few weeks, you’ll be able to watch a concert documentary on Netflix about the tour’s final show helmed by Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme. The trailer was released earlier… […]

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Watch Fiona Apple Perform on Andrew Bird’s Live From The Great Room

27 September 2016

Singer-songwriter and violin aficionado Andrew Bird occasionally hosts a series of short web shows called Live From The Great Room , where he brings various artists into a living room to play a few songs and chit-chat. Previous guests have been Jim James and Blake Mills, and his latest episode features his recent “Left-Handed Kisses” collaborator Fiona […]

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Soon You’ll Be Able to (Legally) Buy Weed at Amoeba Records’ Flagship Store

27 September 2016

How can a legendary record store stay in business in the era of Spotify and Apple Music? For the Amoeba Records flagship location in Berkeley, the answer is simple: Replace the jazz section with a weed shop. The East Bay Express reports  the store was awarded a permit to open a marijuana dispensary last… This […]

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Kaytranada’s “You’re the One” Video Is a Glorious ’90s Homage

27 September 2016

Kaytranada recently won Canada’s prestigious Polaris Prize for his debut album 99.9% , but the promotional cycle is far from over. Just days after dropping his 0.001% mixtape , the electronic auteur just released a new music video for the breezy track “You’re the One,” featuring Syd. Directed by Shomi Patwary , the clip is […]

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Katy Perry Strips to Convince You to Vote

27 September 2016

If “Donald Trump will have the nuclear codes” doesn’t convince young people to vote, maybe Katy Perry will. The pro-Hillary Clinton pop star  teamed up with Funny or Die to make a short video with a very millennial message: You can literally wear whatever you want to vote–it’s fine. But the punchline is that you… This […]

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