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Lykke Li Previews New Music

Lykke Li has always kept a distance between her personal and public life, but over the past year or so, she has embraced Instagram as a way to connect with fans. She shares artfully taken pictures from photo... Read more »

Listen to D.R.A.M.’s Remix of Drake and Beyoncé’s “Can I”

Just a few days ago, Virginia’s D.R.A.M. got one of the biggest co-signs possible when Beyoncé Instagrammed herself dancing to “Cha Cha” with the caption, “This song makes me happy!” That post has almost a million... Read more »

The Persuasions Claim Jamie xx Never Contacted Them for “Good Times” Sample

UPDATE: Billboard has confirmed that the sample has indeed been cleared by Universal and that the group was notified before the release. Jimmy Hayes now remembers, “I was told about it but forgot.” A legal battle... Read more »

Watch Paul McCartney Whistle the Melody From “All Day” 15 Years Ago

Artistic inspiration can be drawn from a lot of things, but not often do you see it live for a long time if not used. Records that were recorded, but never finished usually surface after an... Read more »

Ghostface Killah Admits He Has Confused Action Bronson’s Voice For His Own

Ever since Action Bronson first emerged on the music scene, the comparisons to legendary rapper Ghostface Killah have been plentiful. Bronson’s spoken on the similarities here and there throughout his career, and now Ghostface is finally... Read more »

Watch Foo Fighters Close Out David Letterman’s Final Show

Dave Letterman once described Foo Fighters as his favorite band, so it seemed only right that they played him out after 33 years on air. They even dressed up for the occasion, donning black tuxedos and... Read more »

Weav Music Could Change The Game of Interactive Apps

As technology continues getting more advanced, apps are integrating more aspects of human interaction. There are workout apps that can read your heart rate, calculate your steps, and show you how many calories you’ve burned. Then there... Read more »

The “New Spotify” Will Include Video, Podcasts, and Tyler, The Creator

Spotify has been hyping up this announcement, crowing from various social media platforms that the streaming service is about to “Change. Your. Life.” That might have been a bold claim—the only digital update that’s really ever... Read more »

On Hype Machine, Charts, Blogs, and Integrity

For those unfamiliar, Hype Machine is an aggregation website that pulls streams from music blogs and allows users to vote them up by clicking a small heart-shaped button. These “likes” then get turned into charts that reflect... Read more »

Even the Australian Police are Taking Shots at Nickelback

The weight that Nickelback carry on their back everywhere they go as one of the most hated bands of all time must be huge. It’s not easy getting that many people to dislike you, although they do seem to... Read more »