Jack White Talks Greta Van Fleet, “Old Town Road,” & Woodstock 50

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Naturally, Jack White likes Greta Van Fleet. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, White praises the young band, who won a Grammy earlier this year for Best Rock Album. “They’re three Polish brothers from Frankenmuth, Michigan — I thought that was a joke!” he said during the interview in response to a … More »

With The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and Vampire Weekend, NOS Alive 2019 Went All-In On Big Headliners

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NOS-Alive-2019Each July, the festival NOS Alive takes over a stretch of land just off the water in Lisbon. If your Instagram feed is anything like mine, it might feel like literally everyone you know has been to Portugal in the past couple years. And while visitors from America and the UK might’ve recently figured out … More »

SNL Books Greta Van Fleet

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Greta Van FleetGreta Van Fleet are Saturday Night Live’s first musical guest of 2019. Yes, Michigan’s most popular classic rock reenactment troupe — riding high off a year when nostalgia seemed even more pervasive in mainstream rock than usual — will take the stage at 30 Rock for the 1/19 episode, hosted by the absolutely … More »

Nostalgia And The Shape Of Mainstream Rock To Come

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Weezer's "Africa" VideoIn late 2017, alternative rock radio returned to New York City for the first time in six years. 92.3 FM made the switch from pop to rock, which at the time was welcome news since NYC already has a behemoth in Z100 for top charts, and like with the city’s sports teams, there’s only a … More »

It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

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Bad BunnyThe name Ocasio derives from the Spanish “ocasión,” which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to Ancestry.com, most people named Ocasio are Puerto Rican, in heritage if not in residence, and the word’s “meaning as a surname” is unclear. More »

Greta Van Fleet Cancelled Their Panorama Set

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Panorama’s first night was cancelled due to severe inclement weather. Yesterday, Lil Wayne cancelled his set at the New York City festival because of an allegedly delayed flight. And the Ls keep coming: today, Greta Van Fleet announced that they would not be playing the festival. More »

Howard Stern Announces David Bowie Tribute Special Featuring Car Seat Headrest, Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Garbage, Michael Penn & Aimee Mann, & More

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Howard Stern will pay tribute to late rock icon David Bowie on Friday night with a special on his Howard 101 SiriusXM satellite radio station featuring 25 acts performing their favorite Bowie tracks. “I’ve been listening to this special for about two weeks… it’s killer,” Stern enthused on Tuesday morning while previewing selections including Lisa … More »