Jack Antonoff Announces Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, Forth Wanderers, & More For Shadow Of The City 2018

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Jack Antonoff has announced the fourth annual Shadow Of The City music festival for Saturday, 8/25 at Asbury Park’s Stone Pony Summer Stage. Antonoff’s band Bleachers will headline the festival. The rest of the lineup will include Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, Turnover, Beach Slang, Clams Casino, Forth Wanderers, and Ex Reyes — which means Shadow … More »

Watch Lorde Cover St. Vincent’s “New York” With Jack Antonoff In Brooklyn

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Lorde made Melodrama, the very best album of 2017, with some help from producer of the moment Jack Antonoff. She continued the North American leg of her world tour with a show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight, and Antonoff came along, accompanying her on acoustic guitar and piano. More »

Jack Antonoff Says He Asked His Record Label To Drop R. Kelly “A Number Of Times”

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Like many people, Jack Antonoff isn’t happy with R. Kelly and the many bizarre allegations surrounding the singer. Antonoff, however, has apparently taken it up with his record label, which also has R. Kelly on its books. In a now-deleted post Wednesday night, Antonoff tweeted. “I hope my label drops R. Kelly. I’ve discussed it … More »

Bleachers – “Alfie’s Song (Not So Typical Love Song)” Video

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Bleachers frontman and producer-to-the-stars Jack Antonoff recently put together the soundtrack to Love, Simon, the first gay romantic movie ever produced by a major Hollywood studio. And as its first single, he released the surging, triumphant, Paul Simon-esque Bleachers jam “Alfie’s Song (Not So Typical Love Song).” Today, Bleachers have shared that song’s video, … More »

Watch Jack Antonoff Talk Taylor Swift, Bleachers Play “Alfie’s Song” On The Tonight Show

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Jack Antonoff has been balancing two lives — producing for pop superstars and leading Bleachers, his own band — for long enough that he can now do both things on a single episode of television. Antonoff was both an interviewee and a musical guest on last night’s Tonight Show. First, he sat down with Fallon, … More »

Lana Del Rey Appears To Be Working With Jack Antonoff

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Jack Antonoff seems to have worked with pretty much every other big name in pop, so why not Lana Del Rey next? A recent Instagram Live session from Del Rey shows Antonoff in what looks like a studio, and of course now everyone is speculating as to whether or not they’re joining forces for new … More »

Alice Merton Is Ruling Rock Radio. Is A Pop Crossover Next?

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Do you remember where you first heard “Royals”? Almost any guess could be correct — and not just because the song achieved the sort of ubiquity you’d expect from a #1 hit. More »

You Gotta Respect Fall Out Boy’s Commitment To Being A Little Much

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Fall Out Boy have always been a lot. God gave singer-guitarist Patrick Stump indestructible musclebound vocal cords that cannot be contained, and he fully indulges their powers. Musically, his songs tend to be big and bold, often dispensing with conventional notions of good taste in their pursuit of stadium-sized glory. As a lyricist, bassist Pete … More »

Your Guide To The 2018 Grammys: Will They Leave Kendrick Out In The Cold Again?

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The Grammys are this weekend — Sunday at 7:30PM EST on your local CBS affiliate, to be exact — and as always, we’re (almost certainly naïvely) hoping they won’t suck this time. They probably will; they always do. Yet thanks to a somewhat promising slate of nominees in the major categories, a similarly half-decent … More »

Watch Lorde & Jack Antonoff Respond To Pro-Israel Heckler In NYC

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Last night, Bleachers frontman and producer of the moment Jack Antonoff held his Ally Coalition Talent Show at New York’s Town Hall, raising money for homeless LGBT teenagers. Antonoff’s collaborator Lorde was part of the show, and together, she and Antonoff covered Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Come Away With Me” and Roy Orbison’s “You Got … More »