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  1. song review
    Arca & Sophie’s ‘La Chíqui’ Pushes Pop Music Further Into the FutureThe producers team up after circling each other for years.
  2. apocalypse now
    Phoebe Bridgers’s ‘I Know the End’ Has the Catharsis You’ve Been CravingFeaturing Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, Conor Oberst, Nick Zinner, Tomberlin, Blake Mills … everyone?
  3. notes on a quintessential song
    ‘Nothing Revealed / Everything Denied’ Is The 1975 Summed Up in One SongMatty Healy was bound to rap at some point.
  4. earworms
    The End-Credits Songs Forever Burned Into Former Movie-Theater Employees’ BrainsNot all of us had the luxury of leaving the theater when these songs played.
  5. vulture investigates
    Ariana Grande Was Accused of Copying ‘7 Rings,’ Again and Again … and AgainThere’s a reason it sounds like every song you’ve ever heard.
  6. music
    Welcome to the Age of Pop ‘Plagiarism’In 2019, the question of if and how a song has been copied is an incredibly complicated one.
  7. music
    A Brief History of Song Copying, From Handel to PharrellWe don’t know when the first accusations of borrowing were levied, but we have this timeline of some of the most famous, often ridiculous, examples.
  8. music
    9 Ways to Copy a Song: A Handy PrimerTo figure out how to copy a song, you must first know which parts to copy.
  9. comedy
    Don’t Play This New Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Song for Any Aspiring LawyersIt will crush their spirits!
  10. a star is born
    Here Are the Full Lyrics to A Star Is Born’s ‘Shallow’Use them for your next office karaoke session!
  11. movies
    Aladdin Remake Will Have a New Duet That Won’t Live Up to ‘A Whole New World’There’s also a new song for Jasmine.
  12. exclusive
    Listen to the Frozen Musical’s New Solo for Princess Anna, ‘True Love’Patti Murin performs with co-songwriter Robert Lopez in an exclusive music video.
  13. last night on late night
    Taylor Swift Plays New Single ‘New Year’s Day’ on The Tonight ShowTaylor Swift affirms her reputation as a very thoughtful girlfriend.
  14. soundtracks
    Enjoy Cut Moana Song ‘Warrior Face’ Sung by Hamilton Cast MembersLin-Manuel Miranda recruited Christopher Jackson and Phillipa Soo to record the tune.
  15. vulture guides
    9 Tips for Writing an Effective Anti–Donald Trump SongSome helpful dos and don’ts for musicians.
  16. dad
    Tim Kaine’s Favorite Songs Are Just As Dad Rockin’ As You ExpectedYou have some competition, Joe Biden.
  17. right-click
    Hear Ariana Grande’s New Duet With Nathan SykesTheir second after 2013’s “Almost Is Never Enough.”
  18. The Blue Jean Committee’s ‘Catalina Breeze’ EP Is Out Next WeekFred Armisen kept all of his fake bands from SNL alive last year by releasing a handful of 7” singles, but now he’s celebrating arguably the […]
  19. Stephen Colbert and Jack Black Present the Newest Political Anthem ‘My […]Over the years there’s been a lot of drama surrounding presidential hopefuls who use popular songs as their political anthems, only for the […]
  20. trailer mix
    This Last Witch Hunter Trailer Has a Nice Musical Treat for YouIt rhymes with tiara. Kind of.
  21. Kristen Wiig’s ‘Booze and Pills’ Song from ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ Is an […]The Spoils Before Dying kicked off its six-episode run on IFC last night, and while it might not be the biggest surprise in the world, it turns […]
  22. The Lonely Island Will Perform at the Oscars with Tegan and SaraThe Lego Movie might’ve gotten a big Oscars snub this year in the Animated Feature category, but it did grab an Original Song nomination for […]
  23. Watch Stephen Colbert Sing a Medley of His Second City HitsWelcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  24. Billy Eichner Sings a Moving Song for Taylor Swift on ‘Conan’The lovely Billy Eichner was a guest on last night’s Conan, where he shared a beautiful song with the audience he composed specifically for […]
  25. Monty Python to Release Five New Songs this SummerTo coincide with their 10 Monty Python Live (Mostly) London comeback shows this summer, the legendary comedy group has also announced that […]
  26. small attempts to take the power back
    Justin Bieber ‘Cannot Be Broken’According to his just-released track.
  27. Fred Armisen Is Releasing 7’ Singles from All His Fake ‘SNL’ BandsGet ready to blast the sweet sounds of “Massachusetts Afternoon” on your vintage record player, because Pitchfork reports that SNL/Portlandia […]
  28. lana del rey's first oscar
    There Are 75 Songs Up for the Best Original Song OscarIf Lana Del Rey sings at the Oscars, we’re going to lose it.
  29. Listen to Robin Thicke and Ron Burgundy’s Duet Off the ‘Anchorman 2’ […] The Anchorman 2 soundtrack is due out December 17th, and here’s the first track from it, a cover of Christopher Cross’s “Ride Like the Wind” […]
  30. Watch Paul F. Tompkins Sing ‘Skyfall’ with a Full Band Here’s Paul F. Tompkins singing Adele’s theme from the James Bond movie Skyfall with a full band backing him up. It’s a spectacular […]
  31. go viral!
    Get the Free Vulture Clickables App Today!Gizmodo says, “It’ll totally make you feel like you’re in the know.”
  32. agenda
    Hov Stomps Through Leaked Banger ‘Jockin’ Jay-Z’Jay stomps his way through a skeletal vocal sample and beat, proving the greats don’t need much to shine.
  33. agenda
    Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop”: Our Hero’s Insane, Even Going PopWayne borrows T-Pain’s vocoder, dumps all pretense of subtlety (“she wanna lick the wrapper”), and does smoothed-out “club rap” in full cracked-genius mode.
  34. agenda
    The Roots’ ‘Bad’ Rapper Channels Anger Into Fiery RhymesOver this track’s sirenlike bass line, the MC spits three and a half minutes of breathless fury, throwing darts at nameless detractors and basking in his hard-earned riches.