1. chat room
    Rostam on New Song ‘Unfold You,’ Clairo TikToks, and the Power of a Saxophone“If ‘Sofia’ ends up being the biggest song that I produce in my career, there’s something that feels really right about that as a queer person.”
  2. a once in a lifetime event
    Your 26-Step Aerobics Workout to David Byrne’s American UtopiaMade easy by some stunning GIFs.
  3. extremely online
    Stevie Nicks Posts the Definitive ‘Dreams’ TikTokCran-raspberry juice included.
  4. records on records
    Jason Derulo, Thirst King, Returns to No. 1 After 11-Year DroughtDerulo’s first No. 1 in 11 years and 11 months is the chart’s 1,111th No. 1. Got it?
  5. mmm bops
    Hanson to Open Up the Vault for New Album PerennialAren’t you ready to retreat into the comforts of late ‘90s boy band pop?
  6. you heard her
    Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Protect Black Women’ Is Not Controversial in NYT Op-ed“We deserve to be protected as human beings.”
  7. election 2020
    Kanye Releases Presidential Campaign Ad Telling Voters to ‘Write In Kanye West’Featuring one very compelling J.K. Simmons look-alike.
  8. new music
    FKA Twigs ‘Just Decided One Day’ to Make a Whole Album in QuarantineAs you do.
  9. the wanted
    Tom Parker of the Wanted Reveals His Inoperable Brian Tumor DiagnosisThe 32-year-old singer and former member of the Wanted opened up about the terminal stage-four glioblastoma.
  10. live sets
    Fiona Apple Simmers Through Virtual Fetch The Bolt Cutters SetThe singer played “I Want You to Love Me,” “Shameika,” and “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” off her most recent album.
  11. the inside track
    Future Islands Do ‘the Future Islands Thing’ Again“For Sure” and their Colbert performance show that their style hasn’t grown stale.
  12. videology
    The Stories Behind Two of the Best Animated Music Videos of All TimeA-ha’s “Take On Me” and Dire Straits’ “Money For Nothing” illustrate two vastly different yet equally groundbreaking animation styles.
  13. snl
    Jack White to Replace Morgan Wallen As SNL Musical GuestThe latter was canceled after seen partying without a mask in Alabama.
  14. crime
    Tory Lanez Charged With Felony Assault in Megan Thee Stallion Shooting“The ‘victim’ doesn’t appear to be seriously injured, since I saw her on Saturday Night Live last week,” said a representative for Lanez.
  15. chat room
    Power’s Naturi Naughton on the Evolution of Tasha and Her Debut Solo Album“Buckle up, because it’s going to be a bumpy ride, and an exciting one, because we really had great writing [on Power Book II].”
  16. respect the classics
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Star-Studded Guest List for 2020 InductionBruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.
  17. the meaning of mariah carey
    The Stories Behind 13 of Mariah Carey’s Biggest HitsEarly demos and, yes, “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”
  18. obits
    Eddie Van Halen Set an Unprecedented Standard for the Art of Guitar MusicHe imagined a sound and then set about chipping away at any hurdles, creative or technical, that got between him and the riff.
  19. covid-19
    SNL’s Next Musical Guest Spent the Weekend Kissing and Partying Mask FreeMorgan Wallen is no longer SNL’s musical guest this weekend.
  20. vulture lists
    20 Unforgettable Eddie Van Halen StoriesFrom his iconic “Beat It” solo to his wildly unique patented guitar innovations, the guitarist’s influence on pop culture was invaluable.
  21. quarantuning
    Kids Only Have to Drag Parents to Living Room for Billie Eilish Concert NowWhere Do We Go? The internet.
  22. guitar hero
    The Genius of Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar Heroics in 6 SolosThere are the parts Eddie played in the studio, and then there’s the way those parts metamorphosed in concert.
  23. psas
    The Postal Service Performed Sketch Comedy So You’d Vote So Please VoteWith appearances by Slash, Vanessa Bayer, Aparna Nancherla, and more.
  24. radio vulture
    We’re No Closer to Knowing Jay ElectronicaPerhaps that is by design.
  25. remembrances
    David Lee Roth, Gene Simmons, and More Mourn ‘Guitar God’ Eddie Van HalenMetallica called the guitarist, who died October 6, “an idol.”
  26. rip
    Johnny Nash, ‘I Can See Clearly Now’ Singer, Dead at 80Nash began his career in the late 1950s.
  27. tributes
    Valerie Bertinelli Pays Tribute to Ex-Husband Eddie Van Halen“I will see you in our next life my love.”
  28. everybody wants some!!
    Eddie Van Halen Could Even Turn a Burger Into a Rock GodOn that surreal scene from Better Off Dead and the power of the late guitarist’s gift.
  29. obits
    Eddie Van Halen, Guitar Legend, Dead at 65He was reportedly receiving treatments for throat cancer over the past five years.
  30. vulture lists
    All 131 Van Halen Songs, Ranked From Worst to BestA look back at the band’s formidable legacy.
  31. such great news
    The Postal Service Is Up to SomethingHere’s one postal service we can count on.
  32. superlatives
    Mike Shinoda on the Legacy of Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory 20 Years Later“The songs were like an outreach.”
  33. influences
    Taylor Swift, Canadian Singer-Songwriters, and More Influences on Shamir“Taylor Swift really taught me how to write a good pop song.”
  34. in sickness and in health
    Kim Kardashian Says Kanye’s COVID-19 Battle Was ‘So Scary and Unknown’“Changing his sheets with gloves and a face shield was really a scary time.”
  35. roll clip!
    Billie Eilish Performs Her Bond Song Under a Spooky ChandelierWith the help of her brother, Finneas.
  36. apologies
    Rihanna Apologizes for Using Islamic Scripture in Fashion Show“I do not play with any kind of disrespect toward God or any religion.”
  37. rebecca is a food critic now
    Ordering the New ‘J Balvin McDonald’s Meal’ Is a Test I Narrowly FailedIf you think you’re going to find a free McFlurry in New York, you’re kidding yourself.
  38. backyard's back all right!
    Miley Cyrus Is Taking Her ‘Backyard Sessions’ to MTVAs a special episode of the channel’s iconic Unplugged series.
  39. surprise
    Jay Electronica’s Act II: The Patents of Nobility Out After 10 Years and a LeakListen to his long-shelved project now.
  40. born to die
    Are You Surprised Lana Del Rey Wore a Mesh Mask to Her Book Signing?As if us non-scientists need to point out, that’s ineffective against COVID-19 in nearly every way.
  41. extremely online
    Dr. Luke Is Not Dead, PeopleHis manager confirmed that a screenshot announcing the record producer’s death was faked.
  42. rock ... isn't dead?
    Yes, Machine Gun Kelly Is This Year’s First Rock No. 1 AlbumMeanwhile, Tory Lanez debuts at 10 on this week’s cursed album charts.
  43. romantic corrections
    SZA Issues an Important Correction to Drake’s Claim He Dated Her in 2008“In this case a year of poetic rap license mattered.”
  44. last night on late night
    Megan Thee Stallion’s Coronavirus Banger Doubles As a ‘WAP’ Bonus VerseFrom SNL to the clubs in 2022.
  45. snl
    Megan Thee Stallion Calls Out Misogynoir in SNL Debut“We need to protect our Black women and love our Black women, ‘cause at the end of the day, we need our Black women.”
  46. best of 2020
    The Best Albums of the Year (So Far)A wealth of great music has been made during quarantine, but the wistful, sighing sadness of folklore actually feels like it.
  47. right click
    21 Savage’s Grammy Takes a Victory Lap Around Atlanta In His New ‘Runnin’ VideoThe rapper took home Best Rap Song for ‘A Lot’ featuring J. Cole earlier this year.
  48. rebecca is a food critic now
    My Tummy Hurts and I Blame Wiz Khalifa’s Ghost Kitchen RestaurantProceed to order HotBox by Wiz with caution.
  49. the law
    Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Lawyer Denies Diet Pill-Coffee Overdose ReportAlthough he confirmed the rapper was hospitalized.
  50. the inside track
    Laura Jane Grace’s Quarantine Album Is Everything Quarantine Music Should Be“Old Friend (Stay Alive)” is a survival song for disastrous times.
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