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Diving into the depths of the industry, “Sitting In (with Thomas Claxton)” brings you the best insight from the world of music. Hosted by multi-time IMC and RMA award-winning vocalist, Thomas Claxton, the podcast welcomes not only world-renowned performing artists, but also the movers and shakers behind-the-scenes of the business who turn the gears of
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Atlanta rapper Young Nudy has released his new mixtape Anyways. It includes his recent song “No Go.” Listen to the tape below (via Young Nudy, LLC/Same Plate/RCA Records). Anyways follows Nudy’s 2019 full-length collaboration with Pi’erre Bourne Sli’merre. He also shared his Faded in the Booth mixtape last year. Young Nudy heads out on tour
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James Blake is set to perform with the Los Angeles Philharmonic this summer. The show, conducted by Thomas Wilkins, takes place on Saturday, August 22 at the Hollywood Bowl. Check out the event poster below. Blake is playing shows in support of his Grammy-nominated record Assume Form. Find his schedule below. Get tickets here. (Pitchfork
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Burna Boy has announced his Twice as Tall tour. He’ll play U.S. shows this spring, followed by stops in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada in the summer. Check out Burna Boy’s tour poster below. Get tickets here. (Pitchfork may earn a commission from purchases made through affiliate links on our site.) Burna Boy released
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Brandi Carlile has been named the Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador. She’s the latest in a line of artists selected by RSD organizers to represent the annual event, which falls on April 18 this year. Past artists to be named ambassador include Pearl Jam (2019), Run the Jewels (2018), St. Vincent (2017), and Metallica (2016).
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Radiohead have recently been sharing rarities on their online library archive. Tonight, they dropped a new rarity on streaming services. Listen to an extended version of “Treefingers” from Kid A below. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Kid A. In 2017, Radiohead reissued a 20th anniversary edition of OK Computer titled OKNOTOK. Last year,
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Arca has shared a new 62-minute single called “@@@@@.” It’s her first official new music since 2017’s self-titled LP. In a statement about “@@@@@,” which premiered via her NTS Radio collaboration DIVA EXPERIMENTAL FM, Arca said: “@@@@@” is a transmission broadcasted into this world from a speculative fictional universe in which the fundamentally analogue format
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The music video for Andy Michaels’ sleeper hit single “Darling It Hurts” starts off a lot like most lyric-focused music videos do; a melody, a mighty verse before us, an some kindred imagery to convey a deeper narrative existing beyond the poetry Michaels is singing to us with such a passionate delivery. But, with that
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Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke has died at the age of 20, TMZ and Rolling Stone report. According to TMZ’s source, he was shot during a home invasion at his house in Hollywood Hills. Pop Smoke was reportedly pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood on the morning of Wednesday, February 19. The suspects
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Stephen Malkmus has shared a video of his previously unreleased song “Brainwashed.” The solo acoustic performance was filmed for La Blogothéque at La Fontaine de Belleville in Paris. He also expanded his U.S. tour in support of his forthcoming third solo album Traditional Techniques. Check out the “Brainwashed” video and the full list of dates
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Foo Fighters have announced a tour celebrating the band’s 25th anniversary. The 2020 Van Tour, which will revisit cities that Foo Fighters toured through in 1995 behind their eponymous debut album, kicks off April 12 in Phoenix and will take them across North America. Find the band’s full roster of tour dates below and buy
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Ozzy Osbourne has canceled his 2020 tour. The press release announcing the cancellation cites health problems and says he’ll soon seek treatment in Europe. Last month, Osbourne revealed that he’d been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. “I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a
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English DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall has died of a pulmonary embolism, his management announced today (February 17). He was 56 years old. Weatherall’s management said in a statement, “He was being treated in hospital but unfortunately the blood clot reached his heart. His death was swift and peaceful.” Andrew Weatherall began his music career
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David Byrne’s hit stage show American Utopia ends its first run tonight (February 16), following 121 performances at Hudson Theatre on Broadway. Now, Byrne has announced the popular musical’s second run, which will kick off September 18, 2020, and continue for 17 weeks through January 17, 2021. The second run will return to the Hudson
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Phil Elverum recently made an appearance on the weekly Blink-182 fan podcast Blink-155, which is—by the hosts’ own account—“an unnecessary podcast that reviews every Blink-182 song.” Elverum called in to talk about “I Miss You,” the ballad from the pop-punk trio’s 2003 self-titled album. “The first time I listened, I watched the video, which was
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