November 30, 2021 3:39 pm

6 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Xenia Rubinos, Remi Wolf, Kacy Hill, and More

Kacy Hill: Simple, Sweet, and Smiling [self-released] Los Angeles–based singer-songwriter Kacy Hill found herself pulled between a family emergency and managing her own mental health as she undertook the writing and recording process for her third album, Simple, Sweet, and Smiling. Hill co-produced every track on the album, while also working closely with John Carroll Kirby […]

Slow Mass Dropped From Label Following Sexual Assault Allegations Against Frontman Dave Collis, Who Calls Allegations “False”

Chicago band Slow Mass have been dropped from their label Dangerbird Records after sexual assault allegations were made against frontman Dave Collis. “Dangerbird takes these allegations very seriously and all release planning activities with the band have ceased,” the Los Angeles independent label wrote. Collis has said the “allegations are false.” Slow Mass released their […]

Coachella Reverses Vaccine Mandate for 2022

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has announced it will no longer require require full vaccination for attendees at the 2022 festival. A message posted to the festival’s Instagram story (and viewed by Pitchfork) states: “After seeing first-hand the low transmission data and successful implementation of safety protocols at our other festivals this past […]

The Roots’ Black Thought to Star in New Musical Black No More

The Roots’ Black Thought will star in a forthcoming Off Broadway musical titled Black No More, The New York Times reports. The rapper, who was cast in the lead role, also composed music and wrote lyrics for the production. The script for Black No More was penned by 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. […]

Watch Baby Keem Perform “Family Ties” on BET Hip Hop Awards 2021

Baby Keem was among the musical guests on the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards. On a set enshrouded in sparks and fire, he performed his new single “Family Ties” (without an assist from his collaborator on that track, Kendrick Lamar). Check out the performance below.  Last month, Baby Keem released his new album The Melodic […]

Courtney Barnett Shares Online “Interactive Stem Mixer”

Courtney Barnett has shared an “interactive stem mixer” on her website that allows users to “listen & play around” with tracks from her forthcoming LP Things Take Time, Take Time. The player, built and designed by Raphael Ong & Sean Lim, uses sliders to allow users to adjust the volume of the various percussion, guitars, […]

Watch the Flaming Lips Perform “Mother I've Taken LSD” on Fallon

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Grimes Posts New Song “Love” in Response to “Privacy Invasion, Bad Press, Online Hate, and Harassment by Paparazzis”

Grimes shared a new song called “Love” via her Instagram account earlier today (September 30). “‘I wrote and produced this song this week in response to all the privacy invasion, bad press, online hate and harassment by paparazzis I’ve experienced this week,” Grimes wrote in the post’s caption. The track arrives one week after Elon […]

Chloe Moriondo Shares New Video for “Favorite Band”: Watch

Singer-songwriter Chloe Moriondo has shared a new video for their song “Favorite Band.” They nod to a handful of different acts in the song’s lyrics, and a few of them make appearances in the video: Simple Plan, Girlpool, All Time Low, and Pierce the Veil. Take a look below. Paramore’s Hayley Williams also gets a […]

Phoebe Bridgers Sued for Defamation

Phoebe Bridgers has been sued for defamation, TMZ and People report and Pitchfork can confirm. A producer named Chris Nelson, who owns a recording studio in Los Angeles, claims that Bridgers “intentionally used her high-profile public platform on Instagram to publish false and defamatory statements regarding [Nelson] in order to destroy his reputation.” He is […]