Music

  • Prince: 15 Additional Albums Added to Tidal for Artist’s Birthday

    Prince: 15 Additional Albums Added to Tidal for Artist’s Birthday

    Yesterday (June 7th) would have been Prince‘s 58th birthday had he not ascended into the next realm of sexfunk almost two months ago. To honor The Purple One on his birthday, streaming service Tidal has added not one, not two, but 15 previously-unavailable Prince albums to its library, which is for now the only place […]

  • “Frankie Sinatra”: The Avalanches Return With New Single (Video)

    “Frankie Sinatra”: The Avalanches Return With New Single (Video)

    It’s been 16 long years since The Avalanches released their first (and, until later this summer, only) album, the legendary Since I Left You. Fans have been clamoring for the followup ever since, and now they finally have their first real taste with new lead single “Frankie Sinatra,” with assists from Danny Brown and MF […]

  • “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 […]