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  1. 8 Best New Songs of the WeekMore brilliant washing-machine music from Matmos! 
  2. videology
    PJ Harvey’s Lyrical Realism Comes to Life in Her Music Video for ‘The Wheel’Notes from Kosovo.
  3. sundance 2016
    DJ MikeQ Brings That ‘C*nt Feeling’ to Kiki Doc“What Paris Is Burning was to the culture,” ballroom’s go-to DJ says of Sara Jordenö’s new documentary, “I feel this could be that and much more.”
  4. roundtables
    Vulture Editors Discuss: Was Rihanna’s Anti Worth the Wait?Didn’t they tell you that Rih was a savage?
  5. chat room
    Buster Poindexter on His Return to Café Carlyle“A lot of people think Buster is a character, but it’s not really. It’s kind of a conceit.”
  6. the streaming wars
    29 Musicians and Celebs on How They Stream MusicYes, some artists are totally fine with their music being free.
  7. roundtables
    Vulture Editors Roundtable: Kanye West’s WavesFour Vulture editors argue over Yeezy Season.
  8. bout to blow
    20 Musicians You Need to Know in 2016Vulture’s music team shares the new acts they think (and hope) you’ll be hearing a lot about this year.
  9. the hamilton papers
    An Exclusive Guided Look Inside the Upcoming Hamilton Book“When I was writing the chapter titles, it was almost like Colonial-era Mad Libs.”
  10. remembering bowie
    16 of David Bowie’s Best Live Performances You Can Watch Right NowFrom his big Top of the Pops debut to SNL with Klaus Nomi to his Glastonbury sing-along.
  11. Hear Dr. Dog’s New Song, ‘Bring My Baby Back’“It’s like climbing out from the bottom of a junk drawer three stories deep, a veritable ascent into maelstrom.”
  12. year in review 2015
    This Year in Music, We Listened to WomenSure, Adele and Taylor Swift were 2015’s top sellers, but more crucially, this year saw women in music speaking out — and people starting to listen.
  13. fab four fun
    We Made Every Beatles Spotify Playlist You Could Ever Possibly NeedThe best of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
  14. lawsuits
    David Lowery Comes for Spotify … AgainDaniel Ek is one bald dude Lowery would NEVER take bowling.
  15. Obama Adds Seinfeld to List of BFF Comedy BrosWhat will POTUS do next?
  16. awkward interviews
    R. Kelly Needs to Leave the Internet for a While“I’m not perfect, but I’m perfectly me.” Problem.
  17. in casting news
    Nicki Minaj’s New ABC Family Show Has a Cast, and It Includes Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg as Miss Martha is going to be something else.
  18. vulture quiz
    Vulture’s Taylor Swift Welcome to the Stage QuizTaylor Swift exhausted the meaning of #squad this year, and here’s the quiz to prove it.
  19. conspiracy theory
    Is Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon a Time in Shaolin Cursed?Probably.
  20. Pusha Chills With Chain-Smoking Nuns in New VidDon’t get on their bad side.
  21. jingle ball
    Backstage at Z100’s Jingle BallPop all-stars share their preshow rituals.
  22. Why Copyright Infringement Is Pop’s Big ProblemWelcome to the Wild West of music-copyright law.
  23. zomg serial's back
    ‘Serial’ Composer on Season Two’s Ambient SoundLess guitar, more synths.
  24. grammys 2016
    Stop Hate-Watching the Grammys and Actually Get InvolvedThat’s the only way they’ll get better.
  25. Taylor Swift Accidentally Reappeared on Spotify Under LostprophetsJust no.
  26. the wiz
    The Highs and Lows of The Wiz Live!Take us even higher, Wiz.
  27. the top 40 lowdown
    What to Expect on the Solo Debut From Charlie Puth, Pop’s Duet Partner Du JourAlso, we talked about milk and Lil Wayne, as one does.
  28. tidal
    Former SoundCloud Exec to Join Tidal as New CEO in JanuaryMaybe Jay Z isn’t looking to sell the company after all …
  29. oh hitler!
    Thom Yorke, Master of Metaphor, Compares YouTube to Nazi GermanyHe would totally kill Baby Hitler.
  30. election 2016
    Marco Rubio Is Waiting on Views From the 6, Just Like Everyone ElseDrizzy for president.
  31. mo dab
    Look at Their Dab: A Brief Conversation With Migos About Dabbing As FashionThe two members who aren’t in jail are celebrating a new capsule collection called Worldwide Rich.
  32. trust me danny
    ILoveMakonnen Returns With a Sleek Follow-up to His Breakthrough EPHe’s sort of like the rap version of Caruso, but on codeine.
  33. timelines
    How Adele Favorite Tobias Jesso Jr. Became Pop’s Indie Boyfriend OvernightAs billboards in L.A. promised earlier this year, you can’t miss Tobias Jesso Jr. And not just because he’s six-foot-seven.
  34. David Bowie’s Beautifully Weird Short Film for ★ Has ArrivedIt’s pronounced “Blackstar,” if you’re reading this out loud.
  35. do you belieb?
    The Changing Face of BeliebersDo you finally Belieb?
  36. rave on
    Electric Daisy Festival Returns to New York City in May 2016But it’s not on Memorial Day weekend, so plan accordingly.
  37. music streaming
    Beats Music Is Finally Shuttering Now That Apple Music Is Available on AndroidA long time coming. 
  38. musicians on their own music
    Phife Dawg Picks His 5 Favorite A Tribe Called Quest SongsHe also weighs in on the hip-hop ghostwriting debate.
  39. streaming world
    YouTube Music Won’t ‘Disrupt’ the Streaming Marketplace — and That’s OkayYouTube Music won’t make you fall in love with music again, but it will make it easier for you to remember why you fell in love with music in the first place.
  40. a conservative rapper's delight
    Meet Aspiring Mogul, Rapper Behind Ben Carson Ad“Carson likes classical music like Haydn and Tchaikovsky,” Mogul admits. “But when I made the song, I didn’t think about whether he was into rap or not.”
  41. Why Adele’s 25 Probably Won’t Be As Big As 21 Don’t let the sales-expectations game overshadow the actual music.
  42. soundalike sound-off
    Do Sleigh Bells Have a Case Against Demi Lovato?We asked a copyright expert to explain the technical aspects of the latest sound-alike controversy.
  43. hot topics
    Neko Case on Rock’s Glamour Myth, Bernie Sanders, and Her New Boxed SetIs Neko Case never not keeping it exceedingly real?
  44. fire in the hole
    Ashley Monroe Drops a Fiery ‘Bombshell’ in Her New Video“All I could see was my lashes and my hair going up in flames.”
  45. James Turrell Responds to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ Video“Drake f*cks with me.”
  46. Adele Pens Passionate Letter Filled With More Details About New AlbumIt’s called 25, it’s a “make-up record,” still no official release date set.
  47. the great rap way
    Talib Kweli Analyzes HamiltonThe rap vet technically assesses songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and speaks to the intersection of hip-hop and musical theater.
  48. hollering back at ya girl
    Gwen Stefani on Poop Emoji, Pop’s Shift, New LPThe 46-year-old No Doubt front woman says she’s so happy she could “vomit bunny emoji.”
  49. videology
    Watch Chairlift Ace Dancehall Moves in New VideoThe Brooklyn-based pop duo returns in January with the new album Moth.
  50. right-click
    Watch This Lovely Live Performance by WetThe trio has set their debut release, Don’t You, for January.
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