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Four Tet's Unpronounceable Wingdings Side-Project Drops Surprise EP

Four Tet's Unpronounceable Wingdings Side-Project Drops Surprise EP

Four Tet occasionally issues music under the guise of a series of unpronounceable Wingdings characters: ⣎⡇ꉺლ༽இ•̛)ྀ◞ ༎ຶ ༽ৣৢ؞ৢ؞ؖ ꉺლ. The latest release from the side project -- which may be stylized as
BTS Member Suga's Agency Apologizes for Controversial Jim Jones Speech Sample

BTS Member Suga's Agency Apologizes for Controversial Jim Jones Speech Sample

Big Hit Entertainment is apologizing. BTS rapper Suga went viral for his song called “What Do You Think?” which samples a speech by cult leader Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown
TV this week: ‘Quiz’ recalls a game-show scandal

TV this week: ‘Quiz’ recalls a game-show scandal

Also, '13 Reasons Why' ends its controversial run on Netflix

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Glamorous, meditative, intimate, powerful and buoyant new music from the week Becky and the Birds: Paris Gentle and meditative, “Paris” by Becky and the Birds (aka singer/songwriter/producer Thea
J. Cole Joins Protesters in His Native North Carolina

J. Cole Joins Protesters in His Native North Carolina

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder by police, cities across America have erupted in protest. Over the weekend, J. Cole took the streets in solidarity with nationwide anti-racism protests in his
SmokePurpp Delivers Trippy Visuals in "Its Whatever" Music Video

SmokePurpp Delivers Trippy Visuals in "Its Whatever" Music Video

SmokePurpp has just delivered neon-filled visuals for his single “It's Whatever.” It’s the third track from his upcoming LP Florida Jit and follows the music video with Lil Pump "Off My Chest" that
Fellow brushes his teeth during Japanese noise music concert by Merzbow

Fellow brushes his teeth during Japanese noise music concert by Merzbow

As Japanese musician Masami Akita (aka Merzbow) performs live in Taipei in 2013, one concertgoer demonstrates that enjoying noise music does not preclude you from practicing good dental hygiene. Full
Eminem Praises Killer Mike’s Atlanta Protest Speech: “Incredibly Well Done”

Eminem Praises Killer Mike’s Atlanta Protest Speech: “Incredibly Well Done”

On Friday night, rapper and activist Killer Mike joined protesters and gave a speech at the Atlanta Mayor’s Press Conference. Eminem showed love to Mike on Twitter, praising his work. In response to
Switching from Spotify to YouTube Music: Everything you need to know

Switching from Spotify to YouTube Music: Everything you need to know

What are the differences, which one is the best for you, and which subscription is more interesting? I've been a loyal Spotify user since what feels like the year the service launched, and a premium
Exclusive: iHeartMedia to Celebrate Black Music Month With Robust Content Featuring H.E.R., Questlove and More

Exclusive: iHeartMedia to Celebrate Black Music Month With Robust Content Featuring H.E.R., Questlove and More

Black Music Month is on the horizon and iHeartMedia has quite the celebration planned, as expected.Read more...
Lil Wayne Just Dropped ‘Funeral’ Deluxe Album Ft. Lil Uzi Vert, Jessie Reyez & More

Lil Wayne Just Dropped ‘Funeral’ Deluxe Album Ft. Lil Uzi Vert, Jessie Reyez & More

Lil Wayne has dropped off the deluxe version of his latest album Funeral, boasting eight new tracks with features from Lil Uzi Vert, Jessie Reyez, Benny the Butcher, and more. Weezy surprised fans
A Pianist’s Marathon of “Vexations”

A Pianist’s Marathon of “Vexations”

Alex Ross writes about a live stream of the pianist Igor Levit performing Erik Satie’s “Variations,” for some twenty hours, from Berlin.
JAY-Z Files Lawsuit for Mississippi Prison Reform

JAY-Z Files Lawsuit for Mississippi Prison Reform

JAY-Z and Roc Nation’s philanthropic arm Team Roc have filed their third lawsuit in the fight to improve healthcare for inmates in Mississippi. Team Roc has been fighting for inmates at Parchman
Beyoncé Demands Justice for George Floyd: “We All Witnessed His Murder”

Beyoncé Demands Justice for George Floyd: “We All Witnessed His Murder”

Beyoncé wants more to be done in the fight for justice for George Floyd and is speaking out with a call to action. “We need justice for George Floyd,” Beyoncé said in an Instagram video posted Friday
What Tracee Ellis Ross Worried About in ‘High Note’ (It Wasn’t Her Mom)

What Tracee Ellis Ross Worried About in ‘High Note’ (It Wasn’t Her Mom)

Her character, a glamorous singer, might remind others of Diana Ross, but that’s not what the star was thinking. Really.

YouTube Music 2020 review: Getting better every year

It’s about that time of year again when we dig into Google’s shiny new music streaming service. YouTube Music was designed to eventually replace Google Play Music, which seems like the most beloved
Britney Spears' 'Mood Ring' Goes to #1 on iTunes After Global Release

Britney Spears' 'Mood Ring' Goes to #1 on iTunes After Global Release

It’s a big day for Britney Spears as she’s back on top of the charts! The 38-year-old singer currently has the number one song on iTunes with her song “Mood Ring,” which was just given a global
Band's Revenge for People Who Shout "Freebird"

Band's Revenge for People Who Shout "Freebird"

Before there were memes, there were just running jokes absolutely everyone knew. One such popular concert gag was to demand whoever you were seeing play Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird" which typically

Lady Gaga’s New Album Chromatica Is the Soundtrack for 2020’s Most Epic Bedroom Dance Parties

Lady Gaga envisions her new album Chromatica as a hedonistic discotheque located on a distant plane

Lady Gaga’s New Album Chromatica Is the Soundtrack for 2020’s Most Epic Bedroom Dance Parties

Lady Gaga envisions her new album Chromatica as a hedonistic discotheque located on a distant plane