Matthew Houck on balancing dark with light, mixing truth with fiction and the underwater sound of his new album, 'Muchacho'
John Darnielle is a grown man with a wife, a child and a home of his own—so why can’t he stop singing about troubled kids?
The Christmas music fan weighs in on the best and worst holiday classics
The Atlanta rapper breaks down the political theater of election season
Power outages, scheduling conflicts and sleepovers
Alex Edkins talks bass tones, bowling and 'New Yorker' cartoons
Angel Haze, Boldy James, Cities Aviv, LE1F and a guy named Micheal
Inside the weird 'Fragrant World' of the Brooklyn band's third LP
Looking beyond the iconic classic
Pretty not-so-little Liars take 'WIXIW' on the road
The San Francisco trio talks 'Internal Logic,' Spock and starting a label
Inside the sad decline of a once innovative cultural artifact
Streams go Gold, linear notes go digital and Kanye West walks into a sign
Twitter's music app debuts, iTunes continues to prosper and people get questionable tattoos
Twitter gets ready to debut a music app, Rick Ross apologizes, and Jay-Z acts like a cool dad
Spotify expands, Coachella plans for the future and Roger Ebert's best Neil Young zinger
Justin Timberlake goes to the dentist, Kraftwerk doesn't go to China and WAIT A MINUTE, ARE YOU A COP?
SXSW social media winners, Justin Timberlake's successful return and SPRING BREAK
Changes at AEG, more "Harlem Shake" controversy and Iron Maiden has a beer
Doritos take SXSW by storm, Pandora's CEO steps down, and is Taylor Swift a Cenobite?
The return of revenue, George Lopez loves jazz, and Morrissey hates 'Duck Dynasty'
Baauer rides the YouTube wave to the top of the charts, Warren Buffet vs. Rap Genius and SLAYER!
Post-Grammy shenanigans, Ticketmaster changes and Justin Timberlake's allegiance to shitty beers
Social media revenge, Spotify problems and BEYONCE BEYONCE BEYONCE
Wu Lyf goes on
'Blood Tears' arrives September 17 via Mono Prism
The duo's sophomore LP arrives in September via Moshi Moshi
Andrew W.K., Amber Tamblyn and the return of your favorite puppet
'lousy with sylvianbriar' arrives October 8 via Polyvinyl
Listen to "Wooly Robot," a pummeling remix of 'Hummingbird' stand-out "Wooly Mammoth"
'Dynamics' comes out later this year
Feel the 'Hate' on August 20 via Merge
'Random Access Memories' will be available for humans on May 21
It's bug vs. human in this skin-crawling clip
The Black Lips, King Tuff, The Gories, King Khan and more contribute songs to the 15 track comp
Brooklyn indie-rock group spreads its "Sorrow" all over the world
Swedish synth-pop minus the synth.
The oddly divisive Brooklyn band takes us into its new 'World'