Music

  • “Big Boys”: Chuck Berry’s First Ever Official Music Video

    “Big Boys”: Chuck Berry’s First Ever Official Music Video

    Believe it or not, rock and roll godfather Chuck Berry never made an official music video for any of his songs over the course of his 60-year career. Virtually all of his most important work predates the music video era (and, indeed, the video in general), and he never got around to making one once […]

  • ‘Rap ABC: The Rap Alphabet’ – Child’s First Guide to Rap

    ‘Rap ABC: The Rap Alphabet’ – Child’s First Guide to Rap

    No one wants to have a child who doesn’t know Run DMC from The Pharcyde. Now, there’s an upcoming children’s book that seeks to educate the upcoming generations on the legends of rap. It’s called Rap ABC: The Rap Alphabet, and I’m pretty sure there are some full-grown adults who could benefit from its wisdom […]

  • “Starboy” Video Has 1 Billion YouTube Hits

    “Starboy” Video Has 1 Billion YouTube Hits

    It’s tempting to want to leave behind everything that happened in 2016 for good. But evidently the public isn’t quite ready to get rid of “Starboy.” The video for The Weeknd and Daft Punk‘s title track off of the former’s hit record just hit a rare milestone: 1 billion YouTube views. In racking up a […]

  • ‘Songs To Test Headphones With': A New Spotify Playlist

    ‘Songs To Test Headphones With': A New Spotify Playlist

    It might sound like a long-lost Brian Eno album, but actually Songs To Test Headphones With is of a more recent vintage, a new playlist from the people at Spotify nominally engineered for the purpose of testing your headphones. But since it also presents an unbelievably wide range of musical genres and artists, it’s worth […]

  • LCD Soundsystem Releases Two New Songs (Audio)

    LCD Soundsystem Releases Two New Songs (Audio)

    It’s been about a year and a half since we’ve had any new music from LCD Soundsystem, but now they’ve come roaring back with two new singles that you can listen to online in advance of the band’s appearance on Saturday Night Live tomorrow night. The two new LCD Soundsystem singles are entitled “call the […]

  • ‘OK Computer’ 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Coming Next Month

    ‘OK Computer’ 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Coming Next Month

    One of the most important rock albums in the history of the form turns 20 this year.  To celebrate, Radiohead is putting out a new deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of OK Computer, which will feature oodles of bonus content as well as a completely new remaster from the album’s original analog recorded elements. Those bonus features […]