Watch Brandi Carlile Crush “The Joke” Acoustic On Ellen

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Brandi-Carlile-on-EllenHistorically, we at Stereogum have not had a lot of time for Brandi Carlile, the tough and rootsy folk-rock singer-songwriter, unless it’s been Pearl Jam covering her song or whatever. I don’t know why — something about perceived audiences and genre prejudices and generally not venturing far enough outside our little corner of … More »

Grammys 2019: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

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2019 might be some kind of cosmic turning point in the history of the Grammys: The first show where the conversation was more about who didn’t perform than who did. Ariana Grande’s fuck-this-shit refusal to play ball with the notorious Grammy-production dumbfucks revealed just how completely this was a show in … More »

The Grammys Could Have Been Worse!

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Could it have been any more obvious that the Grammys were desperately trying to do some serious image rehab this year? You don’t drag out Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jennifer Lopez, and Michelle motherfucking Obama in the first five minutes of your telecast unless you’re hoping to do some course-correction when it comes to how … More »

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

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Post MaloneIt’s that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic. More »

Fiona Apple, Miley Cyrus, Miguel Join Chris Cornell Tribute Concert

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Fiona AppleFiona Apple, Miley Cyrus, Miguel, Josh Homme, Brandi Carlile, and Chris Stapleton have joined the lineup for the upcoming Chris Cornell tribute/benefit concert I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell, Pitchfork reports. Foo Fighters, Metallica, Ryan Adams, and the remaining members of Soundgarden, Temple Of The Dog, and Audioslave … More »

Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin Playing One Love Malibu Festival For Fire Relief

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One Love MalibuEarlier this month, Malibu was devastated by the Woolsey Fire, which burned nearly 100,000 acres of land, destroyed over 1600 structures, and killed three people. And next Sunday, the Malibu Foundation and One Love Malibu are holding the One Love Malibu Festival, a benefit concert to raise funds to rebuild Malibu … More »

Joni Mitchell Is 75 Today: Watch Performances From Last Night’s Tribute Concert

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Joni MitchellToday is Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday. To celebrate, a bunch of her famous fans are performing at a two-night concert called Joni 75 at LA’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Among the performers: James Taylor, Brandi Carlile, Chaka Khan, Kris Kristofferson, Rufus Wainwright, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hansard, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Los Lobos, Graham Nash, … More »

Watch John Prine Perform With Sturgill Simpson & Brandi Carlile On Colbert

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Today, John Prine released his first new album of original songs in over 13 years, The Tree Of Forgiveness. It finds him collaborating with the likes of Dan Auerbach, Pat McLaughlin, Jason Isbell, and Amanda Shires. Last night, Prine took to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to perform “Summer’s End” from it, alongside Sturgill … More »

10 Protest Songs That Defined 2017

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Whichever side you’re on in the “art is inherently political” debate, there are certain eras wherein political turmoil overwhelmed artistic output. From the ’60s through the present day, there has been music made to protest things like war, civil rights violations, the criminalization of drugs, police brutality, mass shootings, and pretty much every president who … More »