Music

Elvis Depressedly Explore the Dark Side of Childhood With “Thou Shalt Not Murder” Video

The backwards video is something that’s hard to do well, but director Micah Van Hove absolutely nails it in… Read More

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Presenting Your New 2016 Presidential Candidate: Waka Flocka Flame

Are you already finding yourself disillusioned by the upcoming presidential elections? Do you feel like none of the candidates truly… Read More

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The Intake Form: Hear the Existential Grooves of Sam Cohen

The Intake Form is Flavorwire’s questionnaire feature spotlighting emerging musicians worth your time, paired with a premiere. Here, we debut Sam Cohen’s song “Last Dream,” off the Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist’s gorgeous new album Cool It, out April 28 on Easy Sound Recording Co.

Sam Cohen has done a lot in his short life: he got started with soft stars Apollo Sunshine, made several albums with psych dudes Yellowbirds, played guitar for The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir, and — as we learn here — played the streets while manning a whole band’s worth of instruments on his own. This variety and ceaseless work ethic pays off, as Cohen reaches new heights on Cool It, his first proper solo album. … Read More

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Kanye’s Butt Not Balancing Champagne on ‘Paper Magazine’ Cover, But He Still Has a Lot to Say

As you probably recall, the image that lived up to its “#Break the Internet” title (AKA Kim Kardashian balancing a coupe… Read More

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Courtney Love on Spending Time With Kurt Cobain Through ‘Montage of Heck,’ His Mystery Illness, and Their Sex Tape

Brett Morgen’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is shaping up to be one of the year’s biggest music documentaries, and Sunday night the film finally made its New York premiere at the Tribeca Film Fest. With it came Courtney Love. In a candid conversation following the film, Love, Morgen, and Rolling Stone contributing editor Neil Strauss discussed the film’s unprecedented access, unconventional use of mixed media from Cobain’s personal archives, and intimacy… in the form of a long-lost Kurt and Courtney sex tape the couple tried to record… Read More

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Courtney Barnett Covers John Cale’s “Close Watch” for Record Store Day

Courtney Barnett celebrated Record Store Day with a 7″ of her Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit… Read More

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Neil Young Debuts Scathing, Monsanto and Starbucks-Themed Tracks off Upcoming Concept Album

Stereogum notes that back when Neil Young announced in January that he was working with Willie Nelson’s sons… Read More

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Kanye West Pulled a Kanye at Coachella

Though the second weekend of Coachella usually receives slightly less fanfare than the first, this year’s second weekend (and… Read More

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