Katie Kelly

This Tumblr Proves There’s a Connection Between Hip-Hop and Pre-16th Century Art

Have you ever looked at 2 Chainz and been like, “Call me crazy, but he bears a STRIKING resemblance to Quentin Massys’s Ecce Homo from around 1520?” Well, you’re not alone. Cecilia Azacarte is an art... Read more »

Video: Sky Ferreira – “I Blame Myself”

Sky Ferreira released her fantastic Night Time, My Time, last fall and now the singer has shared the video for arguably the album’s best song “I Blame Myself.” The clip portrays Ferreira as the leader of... Read more »

Stream Florida Duo X priest X’s Debut EP, “Samurai”

X priest X, the duo of Madeline Priest and David Kazyk, have carved out a pronounced niche in today’s world of gauzy, lo-fi pop ever since they released their first single “Samurai” last summer. After following... Read more »

Video: Atmosphere – “Kanye West”

When we premiered Atmosphere’s new single “Kanye West,” Slug explained that he “wanted to write a song about loving something so much that you submit to the moment.” This idea is brought to life in the... Read more »

Röyksopp and Robyn Announce Mini-Album “Do It Again,” Preview New Song “Monument”

After frequently collaborating in the past, Röyksopp and Robyn are teaming up again this time for a new mini-album. Do It Again (out May 26) will feature five new tracks, and will serve as the introduction... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Questlove, Childish Gambino, and Hudson Mohawke

This week on Twitter: - Questlove weighs in on Outkast’s performance - Childish Gambino reveals his favorite day of the week - Hudson Mohawke shares a hilarious childhood picture Here is the week on Twitter. And... Read more »

Watch Nirvana Perform With Lorde, Joan Jett, St. Vincent, and Kim Gordon at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Last night was the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, which honored Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt, who were all inducted this year. Towards the end of the... Read more »

Vintage Ads Remade With Kanye, Pharrell, Beyoncé, and More

Back in the “Mad Men” era, print ads with bright, colorful pictures and catchy, clever slogans were the backbone of any successful product launch. Though the means of attracting buyers has greatly changed in the years... Read more »

This Dad Recreated Classic Album Covers With His Adorable Sons

My dad is the best, even though he doesn’t know who Beyoncé is. Everyday he endorses me for new skills on LinkedIn, and he really respects a good chicken salad sandwich. He’s just the best. Lance Underwood is... Read more »

tUnE-yArDs – “Wait For A Minute”

tUnE-yArDs’ Merrill Garbus will release her new album Nikki Nack on May 6, and today we get another taste of what to expect on the upcoming release. “Wait For A Minute” is the second single so... Read more »

Stream Willis Earl Beal’s Surprise New Album, “Curious Cool”

Back in 2012, Willis Earl Beal signed a five-album deal with independent label XL, through their New York imprint Hot Charity. In the years since, his relationship with the company has become strained due to creative... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Lorde, Lil Wayne, and Haim

This week on Twitter: - Lorde embraces her flaws - Lil Wayne gets into the spirit of April Fools Day - Haim is ready for the World Cup Here is the week on Twitter. And a... Read more »

Hear Janelle Monáe’s Cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes”

Pepsi has launched their global 2014 football (soccer) campaign, which, according to the brand, is an interactive film and TV commercial that celebrates football and music proving that “now is what you make it.” The soundtrack... Read more »

Kanye West Postpones Australian Tour Dates to Finish His New Album

This May, Kanye West was scheduled to stop in Australia for a string of shows for his Yeezus tour, but now the rapper has announced he won’t make it there until later this year – but... Read more »

Listen to The Flaming Lips’ Companion Album to “Dark Side Of The Moon” and “The Wizard Of Oz”

In high school, my best friend at the time was a huge Pink Floyd fan. One night he made us sit down and watch The Wizard of Oz, while his vinyl of Dark Side Of The... Read more »