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  • Sting Teases '57th & 9th' LP With Hard-Hitting New Song August 31, 2016
    Sting strips back with his hard-hitting new single, "I Can't Stop Thinking About You," a pummel of raw electric guitars, rapid-fire snare rolls and simple vocal hooks. The song kicks off the singer's 12th solo LP, 57th & 9th, out November 11th via Cherrytree/InteThis article originally appeared on Sting Teases '57th & 9th' LP […]
  • Ka: How New York MC Makes Understated Rap Minimalism August 31, 2016
    New York rapper Ka has carved out a small, unique corner for himself. As hip-hop beats get progressively more crushing, Ka's drums dissipate to the point of nonexistence. While young stars emphasize melody and play with tone; Ka raps with soft, careful, consistent phrasing. And as more rappers vault from unknown to ubiquitous behind a […]
  • DJ Shadow Selling Rare Records at Madlib Event August 31, 2016
    DJ Shadow will be selling hundreds of records from his personal collection at an upcoming L.A. popup shop with Madlib on September 10th and 11th. The event will also include some of the DJ-producer's archival rarities, an exclusive vinyl edition of his 2016 track "The Sideshow" and a "collector's smorgasbThis article originally appeared on […]
  • Mavis Staples Reflects on 'Beautiful' Summer Tour With Bob Dylan August 31, 2016
    One month before Mavis Staples began a six-week summer tour with Bob Dylan, which ended in July, she called into Rolling Stone to taThis article originally appeared on Mavis Staples Reflects on 'Beautiful' Summer Tour With Bob Dylan
  • Chris Brown Released on $250K Bail After Assault Arrest August 31, 2016
    Chris Brown was released from a Los Angeles jail late Tuesday night on $250,000 bail, hours after the singer was arrested on assault with a deadly weapon charges following a daylong standoff with police.This article originally appeared on Chris Brown Released on $250K Bail After Assault Arrest
  • See Die Antwoord's Hallucinatory 'Banana Brain' Video August 31, 2016
    Die Antwoord enjoy a night of gunfire, drugs and make-out sessions in their insane video for "Banana Brain." A young woman, played by the group's Yolandi Visser, doses her religious parents with sleeping pills and hops in her friend's (Ninja) car, en route to a wild house party. "Stay with me tonight/ This article originally […]
  • Inside Ruth B's Outspoken Debut August 31, 2016
    Two years ago, Ruth B was a 19-year-old working at Marshalls in Edmonton, Canada, when she had an idea. Inspired by her love of fantasy novels, she wrote her first song, "Lost Boy," a spare, soulful piano ballad about loneliness, packed with Peter Pan references. She uploaded six seconds of the chorus to Vine, which […]
  • Review: Vince Staples' 'Prima Donna' Mixes Black Humor, Black Rage August 31, 2016
    Midway through the 21 minutes of this seven song EP, Vince Staples sits in a hotel room beset by Kurt Cobain dreams, looking at a loaded .44 and thinking about making Van Gogh patterns on the wall with his brains. Then housekeeping knocks on the door. "Tryin' to get my head straight," he raps with […]
  • Former AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Recovering From Heart Attack August 31, 2016
    Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd revealed that he recently underwent an emergency procedure after suffering a heart attack, but that he's already recuperated and ready to return to his kit. ''Yeah, I had a fucking heart attack, but I am good now, got a stent inside," Rudd This article originally appeared on Former AC/DC […]
  • Pink Floyd Exhibition Unearths Lost Footage, Laser Show August 31, 2016
    London's Victoria and Albert Museum will honor the trailblazers of psychedelic rock with "The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains," an immersive exhibition set to run between May and October 2017. The show, which marks the 50th anniversary of the band's first single release, will feature a laser light This article originally appeared on […]