The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

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Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late ’60s? National leaders were gunned down right and left. Entire generations were asserting themselves loudly. War was erupting, and nobody seemed quite certain why. People were walking on the moon. Hippie cults were chopping people up. A few … More »

Kali Uchis Proves She’s A Star At Governors Ball

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Kali UchisA music festival is a weird place to see any band. If a concert is supposed to be an artist transporting you into their world for an hour or so, a festival set is sort of the opposite of that. But every festival performance is predicated on the shared illusion that it is that and … More »

Kali Uchis – “Get Up” Video

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Kali Uchis released her impressive debut album, Isolation, a couple weeks ago, and today she’s shared a new self-directed video that combines two of the interludes from it, the “Body Language” intro and “Gotta Get Up.” For those familiar with the album, she uses that switch-up to disorienting effect. It starts off with her own … More »

Kali Uchis’ Guitarist “Just Didn’t Show Up” To Coachella

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Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis put out her very good debut album, Isolation, last Friday. And this Friday, she celebrated by performing at Coachella, bringing Tyler, The Creator out during her set to perform their collab “After The Storm.” But apparently, things didn’t go exactly as planned. More »

Watch Tyler, The Creator Join Kali Uchis At Coachella

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Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis has been collaborating with Tyler, The Creator for a long time now. Tyler produced a couple of songs on her debut EP Por Vida back in 2015. Uchis returned the favor by lending her vocals to Tyler’s Cherry Bomb tracks “Yellow” and “Perfect.” Most recently, they worked together on … More »

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

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This is a big week for R&B. That’s true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd’s new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put up 169,000 equivalent album units in its first week — the biggest total for an R&B release since late 2016 (when, uh, the last Weeknd album came out). We … More »

Tame Impala, Damon Albarn, Thundercat, & More Featured On Kali Uchis’ Debut Album Isolation

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Kali Uchis is releasing her debut album, Isolation, in a couple weeks, and early this morning she revealed its tracklist and stacked list of collaborators. As Pitchfork reports, the album features contributions from Tame Impala, Damon Albarn, Thundercat, the Dap-Kings, BADBADNOTGOOD, and Two Inch Punch. The featured guests include Tyler, The Creator and … More »

Kali Uchis Announces Album, Plays Fallon With Tyler, The Creator

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Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis just officially announced her debut album, Isolation, and last night, she went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the Tyler, The Creator/Bootsy Collins collab “After The Storm.” Although Collins wasn’t there, she was assisted onstage by Tyler and the Roots, singing and dancing in front of a … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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I haven’t had a lot of time in my life for the new N.E.R.D. album, but I’ve got plenty for their videos and, even more, their recent TV performances. Without access to their boldfaced-name guest stars, N.E.R.D. have instead turned those performances into celebrations of dance, ceding their stages and TV slots to people who … More »

Kali Uchis – “After The Storm” (Feat. Tyler, The Creator & Bootsy Collins) Video

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Kali Uchis has shared a new video for “After The Storm,” the track she recently shared that features Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins. It’s an immaculately directed clip by Nadia Lee Cohen that starts with Kali Uchis making a shopping list over breakfast that includes finding a lover and follows her to the … More »