After a short hiatus, Wilco is back. The band returned to announce a new album back in July and has just released its second single "Everyone Hides." The new record will feature 11 songs that were written and produced by Jeff Tweedy and recorded at Chicago's The Loft earlier this year. Ode to Joy will be released October 4, 2019.
Other than being Hollywood classics, The Lion King, The Shining, and It's a Wonderful Life all have one thing in common — "Dies irae." The 13th-century Gregorian chant started as a funeral hymn in Catholic ceremonies. Over time, the eerie four notes have made their way into nearly every creepy or dramatic moment in movie history.
Samples are not uncommon in the music industry but taking them from space is somewhat uncharted territory. Inspired by the upcoming film Ad Astra, singer-songwriter Dev Hynes, better known as Blood Orange, dug through NASA"s archives of planetary radio emissions and vocals from actual space missions to create an eerie score for some of James Gray's visuals. The film opens in theaters on September 20, 2019.
Gayageum virtuoso Luna Lee has covered some of the best tracks in pop music, putting her unique Korean spin on famous songs. In this video, she tackles Jimi Hendrix' "Voodoo Child", one of the all-time rock classics.
Today, Lana Del Rey released her sixth studio album and celebrated with a cover of Sublime's 1996 "Doin' Time" in her signature melancholia fashion. She accompanied the released with Attack of the 50 Foot Woman-inspired visuals, featuring an over-sized version of the singer stoping through Los Angeles. Norman Fucking Rockwell is available now.
After 13 years, Tool has finally dropped a new album and it was worth the wait. It just released today but the title track has already made history, becoming the longest song to ever chart on the Hot 100. Though the band may break its own record soon since six of the seven progressive rock riffs are over 10 hypnotic minutes, including the 15-minute "7empest." Fear Inoculum is available now.
The way you carry your toiletries and valuables needs to be simplified. This Doppel bag helps you do just that. It's made from a single piece of 100% silicone that keeps it leak-resistant inside and out. This helps it stand up to the elements outside, and keep anything inside that might spill from getting out. The TSA friendly bag is soft and easy to wash when it's not in use and is the perfect way to keep your grooming supplies and accessories organized and safe during travel.
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To celebrate the brand's 10th anniversary, Aether is resurrecting a classic with the Space Hoodie 2.0. The reissue of their signature piece takes everything you loved about the original and tweaks it with a more modern aesthetic. Its matte ripstop shell and lining are insulated with 60 grams of PrimaLoft® GOLD, for lightweight protection from mild wind and cold. When the weather gets extreme, the jacket can transition to a solid middle layer. Functional and great looking, the updated Space Hoodie is a new go-to for both backcountry and urban explorers.
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On September 27th, Sturgill Simpson will drop his fourth studio album. Along with the new music, the Kentucky native will also release an anime feature on Netflix. The film is a collaboration between the singer, manga artist Takashi Okazaki, and filmmaker Junpei Mizusaki and will be set to tracks from Sound & Fury. Sample the Mad Max-style visuals with this video for the album's lead single "Sing Along."
Missy Elliot dropped "Throw It Back" off Iconology, the followup to her 2005 studio album The Cookbook. From mansions to the street and even outer space, Elliot slyly references a few of her own hits.
During the spring, The National went on a five-city tour to preview their new album I Am Easy to Find before its release. One of the stops included New York's Beacon Theatre and featured exclusive performances and appearances from the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Julien Baker, Kate Stables from This Is The Kit, and Mina Tindle. On August 23rd, a concert film will air on Amazon Prime Video along with the release of an EP from the show on Amazon Music.
Every year, more than a thousand musicians from all over the world gather to form the biggest rock band on Earth. For their 2019 performance, the group met up at Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt and simultaneously covered Rage Against The Machine's 1991 classic "Killing In The Name."
Lizzo gave everyone something more exciting with her recent Tiny Desk Concert. The singer and her flute — which probably has more Instagram followers than you — performed a three-song set at the NPR headquarters. During the show, she busted out "Cuz I Love You" and "Truth Hurts" before shutting it down with "Juice", featuring none other than Sasha.
Every week throughout 2019, Kanye West and his Sunday Service choir have been serving up a gospel-inspired sermon and music to go along with it. They've performed several cover songs and this week reinterpreted Nirvana's "Come As You Are" during the service.
Right in the middle of Nirvana's best-selling, industry-changing album Nevermind is the song "Polly". With just Kurt Cobain and an acoustic guitar, the song is one of the darkest in Nirvana's catalog of dark music. Based on a true story, it details the abduction, rape, and torture of a young girl — from the perspective of the rapist. Despite the song's uncomfortable subject, it's also one Nirvana's most powerful — and a testament to Cobain's willingness to confront the stark demons in society, himself, and his support for equality.
If you ever wanted to be a Grammy-winning rock musician, your opportunity is finally here. Dan Auerbach and frontman Patrick Carney are putting on a masterclass to show you how to rock just like they do —' and also because Dan wants a new pool. From showing off millions of dollars worth of guitars and studio equipment you'll never be able to afford to learning how to write songs solely for profit, Dan and Patrick have the instant success formula for musical stardom.
Inspired by the iridescent wings of the Blue Morpho butterfly, this new jacket from Vollebak has over two billion microscopic blue glass spheres embedded in resin on the jacket's surface. The glass spheres create an entirely reflective jacket that is constantly changing color while you ski or snowboard. The Blue Morpho is engineered for a max range of motion with plenty of room for a hoodie underneath. The jacket also is fully seam-sealed, waterproof, and includes an ocean-racing style marine hood and high collar. The visibly stunning piece of outerwear acts like a mirror for whatever light conditions you're in, with a liquid metal appearance under the sun that shifts to a bionic blue at night with any camera flash, torch, or searchlight.
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Keep your look light and crisp with these Laight Jeans from Mott & Bow. And they don't just look good, but they're built for comfort as well, made using high quality 16% stretch denim. And Mott & Bow have a great try-on program which sends you two pairs of jeans with a preprinted prepaid return label to send back the size that does not fit. Available in 32", 34", and now 30" length, they're hand-sanded, stone-washed, and treated for a just-right fade that pairs perfectly with bright spring and summer tops and requires no break-in.
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It's a reggae match made in Washington, D.C. as Sting and Shaggy take over NPR's Tiny Desk. The duo calls themselves "Stingy" and spent the set playing each other's music to the delight of the crowd.
Releasing today, Ed Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project features the singer partnered up with artists ranging from Justin Bieber and Chris Stapleton to Eminem and 50 Cent. His latest single has Sheeran sharing the stage with rapper Travis Scott. In the cinema-inspired visuals, the duo to reference a montage of classic films like Edward Scissorhands, The Martian. and Snatch.
After the release of his single "Panini," Lil Nas X immediately requested a collaboration with Gordon Ramsay. The chef finally filled the order over the weekend while the rapper was in London. Although their release isn't in song form, Ramsay and the "Old Town Road" singer did remix the panini using Asian ingredients from his new restaurant Lucky Cat.
While "Sanguine Paradise" was released back in April, Lil Uzi Vert just dropped the Blade-inspired visuals for the single. The video pays homage to the 1998 Wesley Snipes flick with an underground rave full of blood-thirsty vampires. Although the song comes off the album Eternal Atake, the record currently has no official release date.
Bona fide pop superstar Ed Sheeran's upcoming album — No.6 Collaborations Project — is a genre-bending record full of collaborations with other pop stars. Sheeran teams up with Chance the Rapper and Philly crooner PnB Rock on the track "Cross Me" in which all three nice guys defend an unnamed lady's honor from an unnamed transgression. The best part though is CGI Sheeran pulling off motion-captured dance moves and raining colored balls everywhere.
Big Bird and the crew have left Sesame Street to get behind the NPR tiny desk. Starting with their iconic theme song, the muppets perform a joyful medley of some of their most beloved anthems. The concert was to honor of the show's 50th anniversary, celebrating 5 decades of teaching kids everything from letters and numbers to kindness and friendship.
Vancouver's Said The Whale already has a reputation for creative music videos, having won Canada's Audience Award at the Prism Prize and British Columbia's Leo Award for "UnAmerican". The followup video for "Record Shop" is just as ambitious, using 129 spinning records to create an animated experience.
Lil Nas X has released his follow-up to "Old Town Road" and it doesn't disappoint. The Atlanta rapper takes his Billy Ray Cyrus and raises a Kurt Cobain by sampling Nirvana's 1992 single "In Bloom." The accompanying visuals are giving off major Westworld vibes, featuring Lil Nas X and a female companion as futuristic, host-like androids.
A close friend of Freddie Mercury, Dave Clark recorded Mercury singing the track "Time" from Clark's sci-fi musical of the same name. The song ended up with 96 tracks, 48 of which were backing vocals. Clark decided to go through his archives to strip the track down to just one voice — Freddie Mercury's — and release it to the world.
374 black-and-white '65 Ford Mustangs, a xylophone, and one crazy way to compose a song is what you get in the latest video from 5MadMovieMakers. Check out the non-diecast version of the song by EmCee here.
With the new Dylan documentary Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese coming up, it's only appropriate to revisit one of the best sets from the infamous tour. With the disillusionment of the 70s settling in, Dylan hit the road for an intimate tour — and got a lot more than everyone involved bargained for.
Since the original Toy Story, Randy Newman has been pumping out iconic songs for the Pixar universe like "You've Got a Friend in Me." The composer and songwriter is adding another to the list with the single "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy." Performed by Chris Stapelton, the Western tune will be featured in the upcoming Toy Story 4 film, due out June 21st.
Over the weekend, The Lonely Island released their Beyonce-style Netflix special The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience. Starring Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer as Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire, the 30-minute "visual poem" paid tribute to the Bash Brothers of 1988 in the form of a rap album and included this single "Oakland Nights." The entire special is available to stream now.
It's a guitar worthy of the Great Houses: Fender's Sigil Collection, featuring designs inspired by HBO's Game of Thrones. Fender gave the lineup a proper kickoff by inviting Game Of Thrones creator Dan Weiss, Tom Morello of Audioslave/Rage Against The Machine, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme, Brad Paisley, and Game Of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi to perform the theme from the show.