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Lil Peep Is the Artist of the Decade
In his short life and even shorter career, the rapper born Gustav Åhr became a voice for a generation of kids who shared his powerful demons and sense of doom.
Prince's Autobiography 'The Beautiful Ones' Has a Heartbreaking Story Behind It
A new piece in The New Yorker by the memoir's co-writer Dan Piepenbring explains the extremely Prince-ish way he was hired.
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Chillwave Was the First Great Genre of the Internet Era
A guide to the best songs from the late-aughts movement of hazy pop artists like Toro y Moi, Washed Out, and more.
Girl Talk Has Quietly Become a Great Rap Producer
A new track with Young Nudy is just the latest in a long run of excellent hip-hop singles that the mash-up star has been involved with.
Quentin Tarantino Made a Giant Playlist of His Favorite Music From His Films
The director also broke down the eclectic soundtrack to 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' on an in-depth podcast for Spotify.
Objectively Correct Lists
The 37 Best Ambient Albums of 2019 So Far
The world is stressful. Throw on these albums for a little bit of peace.
'Midsommar' Is as Beautiful as a Horror Movie Can Be
Director Ari Aster's follow-up to 'Hereditary' trails four tourists into the small Swedish village of a pagan death cult.
stream of the crop
Thom Yorke's Breathtaking Solo LP and 9 More of the Week's Best Albums
Impossibly cool house tracks and tense raps fill out the rest of this week's essential listening.
This Lil Texas Mix Is Full of Brutal Hardcore to... Have Sex to?
The Dallas-born producer thinks the freaks are ready to take over EDM.
Cardi B and Bruno Mars' "Please Me" Video Is Full of Theatre Kid Sensuality
The horny collab gets a visual full of desire, delivered with a wink.
Ryan Adams Accused of Manipulation and Abuse in New Report
The New York Times interviewed a number of women who allege that Adams offered them chances to advance their careers while also pursuing them sexually. Through a lawyer, he denied the accusations.
Panda Bear Made an Album to Impress His Kids and It Didn't Work
'Buoys' draws on trap's sonic architecture in order to appeal to young ears. Even if his kids are still embarrassed, it's a stunning pop statement.