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  • Meet SWMRS: Punk's Progressive, Pop-Friendly Saviors May 27, 2016
    SWMRS co-leader Cole Becker is hanging from the ceiling. The California punk rockers are charging through bracing, hook-y songs off their debut, Drive North, at a New York show. They even return to the stage after their allotted set time and keep rocking unplugged through a cover of the Cure's...
  • See Maggie Rose's Revamped 'Same Sky' from the Opry Lounge May 27, 2016
    In its original form, Maggie Rose's "Same Sky" has echoes of the sleek dance pop that Taylor Swift and Robyn have mastered, yoking a boom-clap beat to electric guitar riffs and showers of synthesizer. The song appears on Rose's Variety Show, Vol. 1, which was released in April 2016.  But Rose...
  • Hear Joey Bada$$' Resilient New Single 'Devastated' May 27, 2016
    Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has dropped his latest single "Devastated," which the Pro Era MC first debuted during his Coachella set in April. The uplifting, resilient cut finds Bada$$ singing on the radio-friendly chorus, "I used to feel so devastated / At times I thought we'd never make it / But...
  • Watch Mastodon, ATDI, QOTSA Supergroup's Dark 'Starlight' Video May 27, 2016
    Gone Is Gone – an experimental rock supergroup featuring members of Mastodon, At the Drive-In and Queens of the Stone Age – launch into deep-space with new single, "Starlight." The band, masked in silhouette, performs the track in an eerie, frenetic video. "Emptiness is here," sings Troy Sanders over synth pads and Tony Hajjar's nuanced...
  • Remembering Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Drugged-Out Limo Ride May 27, 2016
    By May 1966, John Lennon and Bob Dylan had become the only serious candidates for the newly conceived "Spokesman of a Generation" title. At the height of their creative powers, each of the men sought to break free from their own reputations by making music that had no precedent. Dylan, having stretched...