yacht rock

yacht rock

A vandal gave Betsy DeVos' lake yacht a "robust choice" between staying docked or not

The education secretary's $40 million lake yacht set sail without her over the weekend.
Christianna Silva
7.26.18
grammys 2018

Bruno Mars Swept the 2018 Grammys Because They Love Smooth Music

'24K Magic''s many wins are just part of a tradition of the Recording Academy awarding well-crafted but safe pop.
Phil Witmer
1.29.18
New music

Whitney's Unreleased Demo "You and Me" Is Smoother Than Smooth

It's the first single off an upcoming demo compilation out November 10.
Phil Witmer
9.28.17
New music

Cut Copy's "Standing in the Middle of the Field" Is a Zen-Filled Toto Song

The band's new album 'Haiku from Zero' is out September 22.
Phil Witmer
8.10.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Thundercat Brings Yacht Rock Icons Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins to Fallon

The trio performed "Show You The Way" from Thundercat's latest LP, 'Drunk.'
Alex Robert Ross
6.6.17
Noisey News

Mac DeMarco Embraces Yacht Rock, Releases Luxe, Lush New Ballad “One More Love Song”

Another new single from 'This Old Dog,' out May 5.
Alex Robert Ross
4.27.17
Interviews

A Smooth Conversation with Michael McDonald

We hung out with the godfather of yacht rock at Coachella to talk working with Thundercat, his first new album in ten years, and Trump's America.
Andrea Domanick
4.24.17
New music

Mac DeMarco's "On the Level" Is the Sound of Smoothness Incarnate

"I tried to keep it as sexy as I could," he said, in an interview with Zane Lowe.
Phil Witmer
4.11.17
thump exclusive mix

Sail Away with this Sublime Yacht Rock Mix by NTS Resident Let's Get Yachts

Japanese disco, lugubriously low-rolling AOR funk, and Chris Rea classics all feature on the smoothest mix of 2017.
Josh Baines
2.28.17
Holy Shit

Behold! Thundercat Resurrects Yacht Rock with "Show You the Way"

Featuring gods of smooth Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.
Phil Witmer
1.25.17