What he still doesn't get: Wearing the Confederate flag is far worse than "offensive."
Icona Pop's "All Night" nobly portrays New York's ball culture, but it's one of a handful of recent musical projects whose commercial ties overshadow their creative ambitions.
Legal and financial limitations have put a damper on a musical tool that once served as an important way for rappers to connect with musical and social history.
Bands like Mazzy Star, the Pixies, and Sebadoh have been regrouping and releasing new music in much the same, cash-in spirit the boomers did.
San Fermin's debut, eponymous album is a self-aware "pastiche post-rock, chamber-pop and contemporary classical composition." It comes out today.
She's not the first to coax diehards into buying multiple copies of the same song. The practice is standard in Japan, for reasons that increasingly apply in U.S. pop music.
A triskaidekaphobe's anthem by Thelonious Monk
The band's Google-helmed interactive project critiques technology's seductive pull by telling viewers to "break free" from their devices—even as it asks them to plug in.
Shiny happy heavy metal people: There’s something cleansing about engaging with emotions we might not usually let ourselves feel.
New "song of the summer" explores ancient Norwegian mystery.
Equating clueless VMAs twerking with virtuoso blues singing doesn't cheapen the word "racism"—it shows we need to use it more.
The Morgan Spurlock-directed documentary One Direction: This Is Us skirts the sexism often plaguing conversations about the act's global following.
Well, in fact, yes. But Janis's talent distracted from her minstrelsy.
From M.I.A. to N.I.N., 2013 wraps up with some big names.
Today's R&B stars borrow liberally from their predecessors, but Sly Stone's production quirks and messy rhythms have rarely been duplicated.
Last night wasn't all about shock value—there was commentary, too.
When the song arrived 45 years ago, it offered a hopeful message during a summer of national despair.
Even Miley Cyrus's twerking felt part of a paean to pop's one-percenters.
Mayer's sixth studio album Paradise Valley is out today. It's great.