The title track from Lana Del Rey’s new album is a refreshing about-face.
Listen to a playlist of the best singles of the year on YouTube and Spotify.
The album remodels an artistically marginal, genuinely interesting figure into a toothless celebrity version thereof.
So, as voters make their little Leonardo DiCaprio dodge Lady Gaga on the 12-bit red carpet, so will the real Leo once again dodge Gaga as the latter walks to the podium with Diane Warren.
After both losing to Daft Punk two years ago, Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift face off again in Album of the Year.
Every time we think we’re finally settling into a pattern for Record of the Year, Grammy reverses course.
Some songs deserve a second chance. And sometimes they get it.
There’s no incentive to buy the album unless, of course, you have a particular allegiance to Katniss and her struggle for a good ham sandwich.
Fatboy Slim is back with a new track, a collaboration with producer Riva Starr that samples some dude the pair met in Brooklyn.
The Weeknd’s Kiss Land makes for a generally brutal, misogynistic listen.
The latest track to surface from the Weeknd’s Kiss Land, out September 10th, is an impeccably produced collaboration featuring longtime friendly rival Drake.
Basement Jaxx have unveiled a new single, presumably from their first album in four years.
I think R&B fans will be more likely to greet Thursday as the work of an outsider.
One of our favorite indie labels, Paper Bag Records, has released a track-for-track cover of Madonna’s True Blue album.
Similarly on-trend via the increasingly prominent underground R&B movement, the Weeknd takes the genre to even rawer places.