• Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Streams Live Stand-Up Comedy Show

    Photo via the Phi Centre Earlier this month, Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) did a standup comedy show called "Happy Birthday! Shut Up." at the Phi Centre in Montreal. Tonight, Bey is performing a set called "The Benny Trill Show" at Pond Dalston in London, FACT notes. Listen to a live audio stream of the […]

  • Flying Lotus Chats With Jaden Smith on Beats 1

    Photo via Beats 1 Jaden Smith has a show on Apple Music's Beats 1 called "MSFTS Frequency", and on today's show, he sat down for a conversation with Flying Lotus. They discussed the origins of You're Dead!'s concept, the video for "Never Catch Me", and working with Kendrick Lamar. They also talk about potentially collaborating with […]

  • Bob Dylan and the Band's Big Pink Available for Rent

    Photo via VRBO After Bob Dylan survived a motorcycle crash in 1966, he and the Band recorded a bunch of music in the basement of an upstate New York house they called Big Pink. The legendary sessions were partially released in 1975 as The Basement Tapes, but the full archive surfaced last year as the latest installment of Dylan's […]

  • GZA Working With Vangelis on New Album

    Wu-Tang Clan's GZA is hard at work on his new album Dark Matter, so much so that he's canceled a recent string of tour dates in order to team up with a "very rare collaborator". He posted the above photo on Instagram of him in the studio with Vangelis—the composer behind Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire. The […]

  • Yo La Tengo Cover the Cure's "Friday I'm in Love" on "CBS This Morning: Saturday"

    Photo via Instagram This morning, Yo La Tengo appeared on "CBS This Morning: Saturday". In addition to performing their cover of the Cure's "Friday I'm in Love" from their forthcoming album Stuff Like That There, they talked to Anthony Mason about their cover band origins, other band names they originally considered, and their […]

  • Robyn and La Bagatelle Magique Make Live Debut

    Photo by Alessio Bolzoni Robyn's new project La Bagatelle Magique—a group comprising keyboardist Markus Jägerstedt and the late producer Christian Falk—recently released the Love Is Free mini-LP. Last night, the group made their live debut at Popaganda in Stockholm, Sweden (after their initially scheduled […]

  • Tidal Blame Apple for Blocking Drake’s Performance From Lil Wayne Festival Stream

    Photo by Pooneh Ghana Drake made a surprise appearance to close out Lil Wayne's Lil Weezyana Festival last night at New Orleans' Champions Square. The whole thing streamed via Tidal, but it cut out when Drake took the stage. The streaming service reported that their competitor, Apple, blocked Drake's performance from being […]

  • Disclosure Share Live Version of New Song "Hourglass" on Beats 1 Radio Show

    Disclosure played a number of live cuts from their recent performance at their Wild Life festival in Brighton, England on their Beats 1 radio show tonight. In addition to familiar cuts like "F For You" and "White Noise", they played a new track entitled "Hourglass" featuring Lion Babe, which will appear on the duo's forthcoming album […]

  • Evian Christ Locked In Holding Pen By Leeds Festival Security

    Evian Christ photo by Tonje Thilesen Evian Christ is one of the many artists performing at Reading and Leeds festivals this weekend. The producer's set at the latter fast went off without a hitch – but as Gawker reports, things went downhill after that, after festival security guards mistook him for a VIP crasher. As a result, Christ […]