Haruomi Hosono Has Made So Many Great Records He Can't Remember Them All
Upon his long-awaited return to the United States for sold-out shows on both coasts, the 71-year-old Japanese legend reflects on a lifetime of playful experiments.
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Bisexual Women Explain Why They Hate Being 'Unicorn Hunted' for Threesomes
As nonmonogamous dating and polyamory have become more popular, the practice of couples using dating apps to deceive women into being their mythical 'third' is on the rise.
Lucky Daye Is Turning His Traumatic Religious Upbringing into Hope
The most exciting new voice in the R&B revival grew up in a Christian church that forbade him from listening to music. With his debut album, 'Painted,' he's turning his pain into song.
The Strange Rise and Sudden Fall of the Florida Mayor Who Took on a SWAT Team
A disgraced doctor and alleged user of crack and meth managed to take over a city until he got caught. Somehow, that was just the beginning.
Tim Heidecker's Divorce Album Is No Joke
The cult funnyman is known for his irreverent and outlandish comedy on Adult Swim, but his new album 'What The Brokenhearted Do…' gets real about an imaginary break-up.
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FORM Is More Than a Music Festival, It's a Portal to a Better Future
Through the marriage of arts and ecology, the Arizona microfest cultivates a uniquely intimate experience that blends all the best elements of festival culture and none of the worst.
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The Guide to Getting Into Elton John, Pop's Most Colorful Storyteller
A new biopic called 'Rocketman,' out this week, tells the story of the songwriter himself. Here's the music you need to know going in.
Kevin Richard Martin's New Album Explores His Son's Traumatic Early Life
The producer best known as the Bug became a father in 2014. His new record 'Sirens' explores the "dark shadows" and "absolute panic" of the first months of his son's life.
The Who's 'Tommy' Is 50, So Here Are Nine More Essential Rock Operas
Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and Co. may have introduced the world to the form, but they were far from the first—or last—to tell stories with bombast.
Rank Your Records
Scott Devendorf Ranks the National's Seven Stormy Rock Records
Ahead of their new album 'I Am Easy to Find,' the band's bassist reflects on their moving music, which has shown up on arena stages and in MMA movies.
Pittsburgh's Rap Scene Is Wounded But Optimistic
Following the deaths of two of the city's most prominent exports, Mac Miller and Jimmy Wopo, rappers like Benji. and My Favorite Color are doing their best to pick up the pieces.
Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity
For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.