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Here’s how Black Flag and LCD Soundsystem inspired sophie meiers
Here’s how Black Flag and LCD Soundsystem inspired sophie meiers
If it were still the '90s, you wouldn’t be able to go to your local Blockbuster, rent a teen rom-com and not hear sophie meiers echoing in the opening credits. Creating a celestial ambiance on their latest EP, you and me again, meiers embodies soft whispers while exuding Gwen Stefani’s “zero fucks given” attitude. Throughout you and me ag...
Here’s why Alicia Bognanno gave up some control on the new Bully LP
Here’s why Alicia Bognanno gave up some control on the new Bully LP
Alicia Bognanno’s solo project Bully is back for another round, dropping its third full-length, SUGAREGG, Aug. 21. The Sub Pop release is hypercharged and relentlessly confident from start to finish. Though it combines plenty of the grit and ferocity of their 2015 debut, Feels Like, with a dose of the prevalent lyrical focus of sophomore effort, Losing, SUGAREGG only nods to the past rather than r
This website generates your own ’90s festival lineup with real show footage
This website generates your own ’90s festival lineup with real show footage
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, festivals and large-scale shows won't be resuming in the United States for a while. Now, thanks to the website Monkeon, music lovers can generate their very own '90s festival lineups. The website generates randomized festival bills featuring '90s artists and links to real concert and festival footage...
10 covers we need to hear Brendon Urie take on next
10 covers we need to hear Brendon Urie take on next
The amazingly talented Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie has an impeccable vocal range and immense charm, making him capable of pulling off a wide array of hits, from the classic-rock era to modern pop tracks topping the charts.  While he’s already covered the likes of Frank Sinatra all the way to Halsey, many of us would love to see more of Urie’s skills put to work to tackle some of the
Brendon Urie offers jaw-dropping “Death Of A Bachelor” performance with the Roots on ‘Fallon’
Brendon Urie offers jaw-dropping “Death Of A Bachelor” performance with the Roots on ‘Fallon’
Panic! At The Disco teamed up with the Roots last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon—and the result will leave you speechless. Watch the jaw-dropping "Death Of A Bachelor" performance below, and be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comments. Rea... Read More ...
Andrew W.K. attempts 24-hour drumming record, streaming live now
Andrew W.K. attempts 24-hour drumming record, streaming live now
Andrew W.K. is attempting to set a new world record today by drumming for 24 consecutive hours during the O Music Awards. Additionally, the Jonas Brothers have agreed to kick off the “Live Music Day Festival,” the world’s largest online and mobile music festival, taking place exclusively during the live awards event, beginning June 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and will last fo ...
Watch President Obama “slow jam” the news with the Roots on Jimmy Fallon
Watch President Obama “slow jam” the news with the Roots on Jimmy Fallon
President Obama made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to "slow jam" the news with help from Fallon's house band, the Roots. The segement was recorded at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and appropriately, college tuition hikes were discussed (or "slow jammed," we suppose). ...