remembrances

Scott Walker Was So Much More Than the Walker Brothers

When he became disenchanted with the strictures of fame, Scott Walker struck a singular path away from it.
album review

Jenny Lewis’s On the Line Is Her Best Work to Date

On the Line is a triumph of patient refinement.
rock and roll hall of fame

Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

From Chuck Berry to Def Leppard.
  1. audiobooks
    Hear Logic Commit Murder in Audiobook Clip From His Debut Novel, SupermarketThe rapper’s debut novel, the dark comedy Supermarket, is out today.
  2. so hardcore
    The Magic That Is A Star Is Born’s ‘Shallow’ Finally Makes Its Way to the WWESo hardcore.
  3. hiatuses
    Justin Bieber Says He’s Stepped Back From Music to Work on ‘Deep-Rooted Issues’“As you guys probably saw I was unhappy last tour and I don’t deserve that and you don’t deserve that.”
  4. remembrances
    Scott Walker Was So Much More Than the Walker BrothersWhen he became disenchanted with the strictures of fame, Scott Walker struck a singular path away from it.
  5. album review
    Jenny Lewis’s On the Line Is Her Best Work to DateOn the Line is a triumph of patient refinement.
  6. rock and roll hall of fame
    Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to WorstFrom Chuck Berry to Def Leppard.
  7. spice up your life
    Mel B Says 2 Became 1 With Fellow Spice Girl Geri Halliwell Back in the DaySay you believe it, say you believe it.
  8. obits
    Experimental Pop Star Scott Walker Dead at 76He embraced everything from the bubblegum to the avant-garde.
  9. operation varsity blues
    Dr. Dre Deletes Lori Loughlin Joke After Being Reminded of $70 Mill USC Donation“My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own,” he joked. “No jail time!!!”
  10. leaving neverland
    Yikes, Barbra Streisand Weighs In on Michael Jackson Leaving Neverland AccusersNow, she’s clarifying her very divisive comments.
  11. music
    The Dirt Offers a Sanitized History of Mötley CrüeThe Dirt is, surprisingly, not that dirty.
  12. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Chief Keef Teams Up With Zaytoven, Quelle Chris InnovatesFeaturing Detroit innovation, coming-of-age meditations, and more.
  13. songs of the week
    The Best New Songs of the Week: Lizzo, the Cranberries, Flume, and MoreClub anthems, snarling post-punk, classic grunge bands, and more music you need to hear.
  14. song review
    Tame Impala Is More Subdued Than Ever on New Song ‘Patience’It might make you think about the passage of time … and also maybe yachts.
  15. abuse
    Jenny Lewis Talks ‘F*cked-up’ Ryan Adams Allegations“I hate that he’s on this album, but you can’t rewrite how things went.”
  16. friendship timelines
    A Timeline of Stevie Nicks and Her ‘Love Child’ Harry Styles’s FriendshipHarry inducting Stevie into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame makes more sense than you think.
  17. feminist groan
    Even Grimes Can’t Talk About Elon Musk Without Groaning First“I groaned out of, I don’t know, feminism.”
  18. respect the classics
    A History of Inductees Snubbing the Rock Hall of Fame, Sorted by PettinessSome hate the institution, others don’t. Either way, things get awkward.
  19. awards
    Jay-Z and Cyndi Lauper’s Aural Treasures Are Receiving One of Music’s Top HonorsAs is Neil Diamond!
  20. respect the classics
    So, What’s Going on With Radiohead’s Rock Hall Induction?It’s a hard pass from Thom Yorke. But will the rest of the band show up?
  21. woodstock
    Santana Returns to Woodstock With Miley Cyrus, the Killers, and Jay-ZThe times, they have changed.
  22. album reviews
    Karen O and Danger Mouse’s New Album Is a Letdown for Two Artists This GoodIt makes you wonder what this album could’ve been had the two veteran collaborators pushed beyond their respective comfort zones.
  23. interview
    Director William Friedkin on the Soundtrack to Cruising, His Most Vilified Film“I went around and heard the punk rock bands, I thought, Yeah, this is what I want in the picture.”
  24. music
    Ariana Grande’s Sweetener Tour Opens With a Mac Miller TributeAwww.
  25. spring preview
    Spring Music Preview: Rihanna, Tame Impala, & More Albums We Can’t Wait to HearRihanna is (maybe, hopefully, please!) coming.
  26. obits
    Dick Dale, the King of Surf Guitar, Dead at 81Dale’s rock version of the folk song “Misirlou” found a new generation of fans when featured in the opening scene of 1994’s Pulp Fiction.
  27. college admissions scam
    John Legend Has Some Thoughts on the College Admissions ScamBecause we can’t stop talking about it either.
  28. the cold and unforgiving sea
    Nicki Minaj’s Dublin Show Is Thwarted By the SeaNot even the Queen can tame the briny depths.
  29. music
    Teyana ‘Spike Lee’ Taylor Directed Her New Video and It Too Deserves an OscarThey give Oscars for music videos, right?
  30. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Dave’s Personal Discovery, Juice WRLD Finds His Voice, MoreFeaturing self-discovery, emo-rap, and great songs out of West Oakland.
  31. explainers
    Is Spotify Suing Songwriters? The Latest Legal Battle, ExplainedWhy all the big streaming companies are appealing a ruling that would force them to pay more to songwriters.
  32. profile
    Juice WRLD Doesn’t Want to Be Emo AnymoreThe rapper got big off of raw, sad songs, but he’s getting happier every day.
  33. music
    How Cash Money Records Changed Rap ForeverExploring the enduring legacy of Juvenile, B.G., Baby, Turk, Mannie Fresh, and a young Lil Wayne.
  34. cats
    Carly Rae Jepsen Goes Full Cat Lady in the ‘Now That I Found You’ Music VideoStarring Carly and Shrampton the Cat.
  35. song review
    Schoolboy Q’s New Song Is a Reminder Why He’s One of the Best Rappers We’ve GotIt’s not even two minutes long but it’s still a blast to listen to.
  36. k-pop
    K-Pop Stars Are Retiring Amid Major Sex Crimes StingSeungri of Big Bang and Jung Joon-young have been charged for crimes including prostitution and hidden camera videos of women.
  37. music videos
    Vampire Weekend Releases Most Upper West Side Music Video of All TimeJerry Seinfeld stars, Jonah Hill directs.
  38. music
    Lady Gaga Announces She’s Pregnant With an AlbumWe have so many questions.
  39. the streaming wars
    Spotify’s Latest Power Play? Giving You Hulu for FreeSpotify just challenged Apple’s big TV push before it’s even launched.
  40. asmr
    Inside the Rise of the ASMR CommercialHow a niche internet thing went mainstream.
  41. obits
    Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine, Member of L.A.’s the Wrecking Crew, Dead at 90From the Ronettes to Simon & Garfunkel to Barbra Streisand, chances are there’s a Hal Blaine track close to your heart.
  42. right click
    2 Chainz and Ariana Grande Speak Easy in Their ‘Rule the World’ Music VideoSlip on your seven rings and head down to the party.
  43. album review
    The Dystopian Future of Juice WRLD’s Death Race for LoveThe world these records depict is forbidding.
  44. the charts
    The Jonas Brothers Have Finally Topped the Billboard Charts“Sucker” did what “Burnin’ Up” never could.
  45. marital bliss
    Chance the Rapper Is Now Chance the HusbandHis story of meeting his now-wife is lovely.
  46. videology
    Watch the Best Video From Solange’s Film in All Its Solo SplendorGet swept up in the cinematic, high-art glory of Solange filming herself twerking.
  47. tributes
    The Divas Came Out for Aretha Franklin’s Tribute ConcertWhat happens when you get Jennifer Hudson, Céline Dion, and Kelly Clarkson in a room.
  48. bling
    Dang, Look at the Size of the Engagement Ring A-Rod Got Jennifer Lopez!“J-Rod” is about to become a legally binding couple name.
  49. crime
    R. Kelly Out of Jail Again As Anonymous Citizen Pays His Child Support“I promise you, we’re going to straighten all this stuff out,” he told reporters outside of jail.
  50. leaving neverland
    Why Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Suing HBOIt all comes down to a single clause in a 27-year-old contract between Jackson and the cable network.
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