Young Dolph – “Believe Me” Video

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Last month in Los Angeles, Memphis rap star Young Dolph was shot multiple times in the upper body. Dolph didn’t just survive the shooting; he’s already got another album ready to go. Last week, while leaving the hospital, Dolph announced the impending release of the new LP Thinking Out Loud, which comes out … More »

Miya Folick – “Give It To Me” Video

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Miya Folick appears to be making the leap on her upcoming EP Give It To Me. The first two singles demonstrated her mastery of the loud and fiery (“Trouble Adjusting”) as well as the piercingly intimate and raw (her cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock”). Today the LA musician shares a memorable video for the … More »

Watch Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Tearful Statement About Gord Downie’s Death

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“I thought I was going to make it through this, but I’m not. It hurts.” That was Canadian Prime Minister talking about Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman and beloved Canadian icon, who died of brain cancer last night. Trudeau called Downie a friend, and he broke down in tears while speaking to the … More »

Watch King Krule Perform “Dum Surfer” On Jools Holland

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King Krule just released The Ooz, the long-awaited proper follow-up to his 2013 debut 6 Feet Beneath The Moon. And today, Archy Marshall hit Later… With Jools Holland to perform the album’s early single “Dum Surfer.” Watch below. More »

Watch Grizzly Bear Play “Mourning Sound” On Jools Holland

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Along with SZA and King Krule, Grizzly Bear served as the musical guests on tonight’s episode of the BBC music show Later… With Jools Holland. Ed Droste braved “101 temp and a major head cold” to lead the band in a performance of the Painted Ruins single “Mourning Sound,” and you … More »

Watch SZA Sing “Normal Girl” On Jools Holland

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SZA finally became a star this year with the release of her long-delayed debut album Ctrl. And tonight, she stopped by the BBC live music show Later… With Jools Holland to demonstrate that newfound star power. Watch her performance of “Normal Girl” below. More »

Watch Jason Isbell Have An Hour-Long Conversation With George Saunders

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George Saunders, who published his novel Lincoln In The Bardo earlier this year, might be the best fiction writer we’ve got working right now. Jason Isbell, meanwhile, is one of the best writers of rock lyrics currently working. So someone at GQ had the excellent idea to sit the two of them down together. In … More »

MGMT – “Little Dark Age” Video

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Back in May, MGMT started teasing a new album called Little Dark Age, their first since 2013’s mixed bag of a self-titled record. Now, over four years later — and just over 10 years(!) since their debut Oracular Spectacular — they’re finally back with the new album’s title track. During an interview … More »

Watch Beck Bring “Up All Night” To Ellen

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Last week, Beck released Colors, his long-awaited uptempo pop album. We didn’t like it, but some people did, and Beck is now out on the promo circuit. Earlier today, he appeared as a musical guest on Ellen — the same episode, in fact, where his fellow early-’90s Los Angeles trailblazer Snoop Dogg showed up … More »

Watch Bon Iver Perform “8 (Circle)” For An Audience Of One

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La Blogothèque, the French website behind the Take Away Shows video series, has hit on another fun idea for a video series. During last year’s Michelberger Music Festival, they would “kidnap” one person from the audience, who would then sit in an unfinished room with an artist and hear a performance of a … More »