Music

  • ‘Rapture': A Hip Hop Documentary Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘Rapture': A Hip Hop Documentary Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    Rappers Nas, Dave East, T.I., Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2Chainz, and Just Blaze are the subjects of a new hip hop documentary coming out later this year on Netflix. It’s called Rapture, and yesterday Netflix released an announcement trailer for the series, reportedly described by one of the show’s directors Sacha Jenkins like this: “Way back, when hip-hop culture was […]

  • Bowie Book Club: Read 100 of David Bowie’s Favorite Books

    Bowie Book Club: Read 100 of David Bowie’s Favorite Books

    Duncan Jones is a film director with a couple pretty good movies to his name and almost certainly many more to come, but he’s also not neglecting his most important role in our culture: David Bowie’s son. He recently took to Twitter to start a new project called the Bowie Book Club, which will allow you […]

  • The Velvet Underground Career Box Set Coming Next Year

    The Velvet Underground Career Box Set Coming Next Year

    Like The Velvet Underground? Like box sets? Like rock music and noise and spoken word pieces about getting murdered by your long-distance girlfriend and guitar screeches? Then an upcoming eponymous limited edition box set loaded (or should that be Loaded?) with cool stuff should be just the trick. The Velvet Underground (that’s the name of the box […]

  • 2017 Wrapped: Spotify Gifts Users with Year in Review Feature

    2017 Wrapped: Spotify Gifts Users with Year in Review Feature

    One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is Spotify’s annual year in review, which shows me in crystal clear black and white exactly how obnoxious my music listening over the last 12 months have been. Earlier this month, the service, uh, unwrapped this year’s model, entitled 2017 Wrapped, and if you haven’t checked it […]

  • Mom’s Spaghetti: A Pop-Up Diner from Eminem

    Mom’s Spaghetti: A Pop-Up Diner from Eminem

    Eminem is in the process of promoting his new album Revival, and since none of us are getting any younger that means he has to gently poke fun at his image like some hoodie-clad William Shatner. If you don’t believe me, take a look at what Em tweeted last week, promoting a pop-up diner he hosted […]