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Snail Mail defied fears of the sophomore slump to make ‘Valentine’
Snail Mail defied fears of the sophomore slump to make ‘Valentine’
When it was time to start work on the second Snail Mail album, Lindsey Jordan only had a couple of songs ready. “If I don’t actually have anything to write about, I’m not gonna write anything. I don’t want to. I don’t want to waste my time — I don’t want to waste anybody else’s time,” she says. Speaking on Zoom from a London hotel room she’s j...
Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more
Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more
Welcome to the second installment of our exclusive two-part conversation with Leeds, U.K. post-punk icons Gang Of Four, represented by singer Jon King and drummer Hugo Burnham. We learned last time what the Marxist funkateers picked up from organizing political demonstrations and seeing early punk bands in the student refectory as Leeds University students...
1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
Top 15 punk albums of 1998? You’d be forgiven for thinking that there weren’t any in the year the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal dominated the news. A quick perusal of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles of the year sees domination by several R&B (Destiny’s Child, Janet Jackson, Usher, Mariah Carey) or hip-hop (Puff Daddy, Master P, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott) acts. Neo-country artists Shania..
Chase Atlantic follow tour announcement with new single “OHMAMI”–listen
Chase Atlantic follow tour announcement with new single “OHMAMI”–listen
Chase Atlantic have dropped their latest hard-hitting single, “OHMAMI.”  With heavy trap-style bass and winding instrumentals, the latest song makes for one of the most upbeat tracks of the summer. Read more: Tyler, The Creator drops anticipated new album Call Me If You Get Lost Along with the track comes a lyric video in the style of an early 2000s Playstation 2 game, featuring a person sitting a
Tyler, The Creator drops anticipated new album ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’
Tyler, The Creator drops anticipated new album ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’
Tyler, The Creator has released his long-awaited sixth studio album, Call Me If You Get Lost, through Columbia Records. In addition to the highly anticipated album, the artist also released a scenic music video for “JUGGERNAUT.” The rapidly paced visual was directed by Wolf Haley, one of the artist’s various aliases. Read more: Rick... Read More ...
BLK ODYSSY drops new track “FUNKENTOLOGY” ahead of debut album–listen
BLK ODYSSY drops new track “FUNKENTOLOGY” ahead of debut album–listen
BLK ODYSSY has released a brand-new song, “FUNKENTOLOGY.” The single comes along with a vibrant music video and an announcement for the singer’s debut album, BLK VINTAGE. The magnetic new track is heavily inspired by classic funk and R&B and comes as the second single off the forthcoming album, scheduled for release Aug. 27. Read more: ... Read More ...

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