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  • The Roots Ponder Salvation in 'Never'

    The Roots Ponder Salvation in 'Never' | VIDEO

    The Roots have released a haunting new clip for the track "Never," which appears on their most recent album, ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. The video evokes the idea of being left behind on Earth after...

    June 11, 2014 5:50 PM ET
  • Beyonce Drops June Birthdays Playlist Featuring Kanye West, Solange

    Beyonce Drops June Birthdays Playlist Featuring Kanye West, Solange | ARTICLE

    It turns out a lot of great artists have birthdays in June, as exemplified by, of all people, Beyoncé. The singer curated a playlist and posted it to her website, writing, "Enjoy this playlist in celebration...

    June 11, 2014 4:45 PM ET
  • Dave Coulier Denies Alanis Morissette's 'You Oughta Know' Is About Him

    Dave Coulier Denies Alanis Morissette's 'You Oughta Know' Is About Him | ARTICLE

    Although rumors continue to persist that Alanis Morissette's 1995 song "You Oughta Know" is about Dave Coulier, the former Full House star said in a recent Buzzfeed interview that "it's just really funny that it's become this urban legend,...

    June 4, 2014 6:05 PM ET
  • LeVar Burton Plays Evil Overlord of 'Reading Rainbow' on Funny or Die

    LeVar Burton Plays Evil Overlord of 'Reading Rainbow' on Funny or Die | ARTICLE

    LeVar Burton has taken Reading Rainbow's tagline—"Go anywhere. Be anything."—to heart in a new Funny or Die video, in which he becomes a demigod through the power of books. The clip starts innocently enough, with rainbows,...

    June 4, 2014 3:40 PM ET
  • Hear Jack White Perform New Song 'Temporary Ground' Live

    Hear Jack White Perform New Song 'Temporary Ground' Live | ARTICLE

    UPDATE: White is now streaming Lazaretto in its entirety over on iTunes. Jack White has debuted the previously unheard song "Temporary Ground" from his upcoming album, Lazaretto, playing the song live for the first time...

    June 2, 2014 2:35 PM ET
  • Hear John Mayer's Stripped-Down Take on Beyoncé's 'XO'

    Hear John Mayer's Stripped-Down Take on Beyoncé's 'XO' | ARTICLE

    John Mayer has released a warm, acoustic cover of Beyoncé's "XO," with his stripped-down version featuring the gentle strumming of an acoustic guitar accentuated by piano and harmonica in the background. He originally performed a...

    May 23, 2014 1:10 PM ET
  • Riot Fest 2014: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Weezer Set to Headline

    Riot Fest 2014: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Weezer Set to Headline | ARTICLE

    Riot Fest will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in three cities this year, with the lineups for its Chicago and Denver editions joining the previously announced Toronto festival in showcasing a diverse roster of talent.

    May 13, 2014 9:00 PM ET
  • Arctic Monkeys Cover Tame Impala

    Arctic Monkeys Cover Tame Impala | VIDEO

    Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys stopped by Australia's Triple J Radio to perform a cover of Tame Impala's "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards." Although Turner showed off a wide range of vocals on the Arctic Monkeys'...

    May 9, 2014 11:50 AM ET
  • Lana Del Rey's Noir 'West Coast' Video

    Lana Del Rey's Noir 'West Coast' Video | VIDEO

    Lana Del Rey has released a melancholy new video for "West Coast," evoking the style of old Hollywood film noir. The minimalist clip depicts Del Rey reveling at the beach with a young man and driving with an...

    May 6, 2014 1:00 PM ET
  • Aesop Rock, GZA Have Largest Vocabularies in Hip-Hop, Says New Study

    Aesop Rock, GZA Have Largest Vocabularies in Hip-Hop, Says New Study | ARTICLE

    Aesop Rock has the largest vocabulary in hip-hop, according to a study by data scientist Matt Daniels. Using lyrics from Rap Genius, Daniels examined 85 rappers' first 35,000 lyrics for unique words to give a...

    May 5, 2014 3:03 PM ET
  • Help Pharrell Recover the Words of His New Social Book, 'Inspiration'

    Help Pharrell Recover the Words of His New Social Book, 'Inspiration' | ARTICLE

    Pharrell has released a new "social book," Inspiration, which is currently available to read online. The catch? The words are missing. Fans can guess the absent words, and the first person to correctly guess any missing...

    April 24, 2014 5:15 PM ET
  • Portugal. The Man Create 'Endangered Song'

    Portugal. The Man Create 'Endangered Song' | VIDEO

    Just in time for Earth Day, Portugal. The Man have partnered with Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute to release a limited-edition run of 400 records to raise awareness for critically endangered Sumatran tigers.

    April 22, 2014 9:40 AM ET
  • Jay Z to Hold Made in America Festival in L.A. and Philadelphia

    Jay Z to Hold Made in America Festival in L.A. and Philadelphia | ARTICLE

    Jay Z and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed that this year's Budweiser Made in America festival will take place in Los Angeles as well as its traditional home of Philadelphia. Jay Z...

    April 16, 2014 2:20 PM ET
  • Drake Wears Disguise to Interview People

    Drake Wears Disguise to Interview People | VIDEO

    Drake took to Hollywood Boulevard with a big beard, mop hairdo and thick-rimmed glasses to interview people on the street about, well, Drake. The priceless clip was a segment for Jimmy Kimmel Live's "Lie Witness News."

    April 11, 2014 3:35 PM ET
  • Taylor Hawkins' The Birds of Satan Stream Eclectic New Album

    Taylor Hawkins' The Birds of Satan Stream Eclectic New Album | ARTICLE

    The Birds of Satan—the side project of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins—are streaming their new self-titled album ahead of its release next week. Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Foo Fighters Songs Clocking in at just...

    April 7, 2014 4:55 PM ET
  • Stream MGMT's New LP on Rdio

    Stream MGMT's New LP on Rdio | ARTICLE

    MGMT are streaming their self-titled new album exclusively on Rdio with an "Optimizer" visual experience that features bizarre imagery (like lo-fi 3D renderings of a bug creature) and kaleidoscopic neon colors. Not surprisingly, the video/album stream also carries a...

    September 9, 2013 4:05 PM ET
  • Miguel Seeks Late-Night Romp in 'Can't Sleep 2gether' - Song Premiere

    Miguel Seeks Late-Night Romp in 'Can't Sleep 2gether' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Miguel has released a seductive new track, "Can't Sleep 2gether," which finds the R&B singer restless despite lighting up and watching The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reruns. Over a sparse, shimmering synth beat, Miguel flirtatiously croons, "I can't sleep/You...

    September 9, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Kaskade Experiments With Classical on 'Atmosphere' – Album Premiere

    Kaskade Experiments With Classical on 'Atmosphere' – Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    Kaskade expands his musical palette beyond his house roots on Atmosphere, his new album that Rolling Stone is exclusively streaming ahead of its Tuesday release.  The hauntingly beautiful "No One Knows Who We Are" features classical elements, and...

    September 6, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Drummer Overcomes Physical Disability

    Drummer Overcomes Physical Disability | VIDEO

    Rick Abbott, bandmate of drummer Dean Zimmer, says their band has opened for Thin Lizzy, Foghat and Styx. But Zimmer is no ordinary drummer. Zimmer has arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder that makes it difficult to...

    August 20, 2013 1:50 PM ET
  • Foy Vance and Bonnie Raitt Harmonize on 'You and I' – Song Premiere

    Foy Vance and Bonnie Raitt Harmonize on 'You and I' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Foy Vance and Bonnie Raitt blend their voices on Vance's new track, "You and I." Raitt's sweet, subtle singing accentuates Vance's impassioned croon in the harmonies, set to the gentle strumming of the acoustic guitar.

    August 15, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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