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.
Here Are Some Beautiful Covers of Silver Jews Songs
In the weeks since David Berman's death, he's received tributes across genres from free-spirited artists like Animal Collective, Nothing, and Bill Callahan.
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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.
Listen to Marc Maron's Moving Tribute to David Berman on 'WTF'
The podcast opens this week with a crushing appreciation of the Silver Jews songwriter, who Maron calls a "genius and navigator of the dark places of the heart."
Foster the People Is Peddling a Conspiracy Theory About Jeffrey Epstein's Death
Epstein reportedly died by suicide on Saturday, but the band insists he's "on a private plane to somewhere in the Middle East getting prepped for plastic surgery."
Carly Rae Jepsen Made a Dance Playlist That Could Save Your Summer
NPR asked her to make an entry for their "roséwave" series, which celebrates breezy music for the hot months. She says it's meant for a "living room dance party."
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.
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Beyoncé's 'Lion King' Anthems and 7 More of the Week's Best Albums
Micro rock songs and ornate noise make up the rest of this week's essential listening.
'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.
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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.
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Flying Lotus Ranks His Records
Ahead of his new album 'Flamagra,' the Los Angeles-based producer takes a look back at the psychedelic turns his career has taken.