Music

  • “Champion”: 2016 NBA Finals Theme Song by The Roots (Audio)

    “Champion”: 2016 NBA Finals Theme Song by The Roots (Audio)

    The 2016 NBA Finals are upon us, with the first game slated for just over a week from now. Getting in on those pre-game jitters are The Roots, who have released the official theme song for this year’s finals, entitled “Champion.” Not to be confused with the Kanye West track of the same name, “Champion” […]

  • “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    With the release of “Burn the Witch” this week, most Radiohead fans (or Radioheads, as I assume many of them must identify themselves) knew there was more in the recent future from the band. And so it is, with “Daydreaming,” another song/video pairing, this one directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and accompanied by the official […]

  • “Burn The Witch”: New Radiohead Single and Video Drops (Video)

    “Burn The Witch”: New Radiohead Single and Video Drops (Video)

    You probably heard about Radiohead systematically deleting all of its social media accounts over the weekend, a move that provoked many into thinking a surprise album drop was on the way. Instead we have “Burn The Witch,” a new single (presumably) from the upcoming record and a video to go with it. The video for […]

  • ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    If a trip to Sydney, Australia isn’t in the cards for you in the near future, you can now do the next best thing for at least one iconic Australian landmark – the Sydney Opera House. It’s watching the new Sydney Opera House 360° Experience, which gives you a ten-minute tour of one of the […]

  • ‘Yeethoven’ Combines Kanye With Beethoven (Video)

    ‘Yeethoven’ Combines Kanye With Beethoven (Video)

    The Young Musicians Foundation’s new project mashed up the greatest composer of the 18th and 19th centuries with the greatest composer of the 20th and 21st. It’s called Yeethoven, and you can now hear an excerpt featuring an orchestral mashup of “New Slaves” with Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture.” The marriage of Kanye West with classical music […]

  • Fortune Cookie Flows Have Rap Lyrics Inside

    Fortune Cookie Flows Have Rap Lyrics Inside

    Fortune cookies are great, but how useful are the little missives found inside? Not as useful as a really good rap lyric, you say? Well then Fortune Cookie Flows have you covered, replacing the usual faux Confucian jive with iconic lyrics from across the history of hip hop. The only rapper known to be represented […]

  • ‘Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters’

    ‘Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters’

    Fewer and fewer people are buying albums these days, so a 21st century band that wants to make a visual impression has to do so beyond the boundaries of traditional album art. One way to do that is through the gig poster, the art of which is the subject of Show Posters: The Art and […]

  • ‘Watch the Stove': The Hamburger Helper Glove Releases Mixtape (Audio)

    ‘Watch the Stove': The Hamburger Helper Glove Releases Mixtape (Audio)

    The Hamburger Helper Glove has survived decades of being one of the least-loved advertising mascots in the world, but its hour of redemption finally arrived on April 1st, when the somehow-not-an-April-Fool’s-Day-joke mixtape Watch the Stove was released to the delight of everyone who listened to it. That’s not a joke.  The Hamburger Helper mixtape is […]

  • ‘The Life of Pablo’ is Now Available on Spotify and Other Services

    ‘The Life of Pablo’ is Now Available on Spotify and Other Services

    Kanye West‘s original concept for his newest (for lack of a better word) album seemed to be a work that was only accessible through Tidal, and constantly subject to tweaks and changes by the artist. But now, The Life of Pablo is eliminating at least one of those elements, since it’s now available on myriad […]

  • Ice Music: Ice Sculptor Tim Linhart Makes Instruments Out of Ice (Video)

    Ice Music: Ice Sculptor Tim Linhart Makes Instruments Out of Ice (Video)

    Ice sculpture is usually thought of as something you look at without it filling any functional purpose (the occasional Ice Hotel notwithstanding), but ice sculptor Tim Linhart specializes in pieces that do a lot more than just sit and take up space. He made musical instruments out of ice for an endeavor he called Ice Music. […]