Music

Justine Skye Taps Bella Hadid, Lil Yachty, Timbaland for ‘Intruded’ Video

Justine Skye has released a new video for “Intruded,” which features Bella Hadid, Lil Yachty, Timbaland, and a lot of video surveillance. Directed by Nina Holmgren, the video opens with Skye on the floor surrounded by vintage electronics, as her pulse is detected on an EKG. Hadid calls her, her …

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Why 24kGoldn Sees Himself as the Music Industry’s Steve Jobs

The Zoom interview has just begun when 24kGoldn, more or less unprompted, calls himself “the Steve Jobs of the music industry right now.” It’s the kind of braggadocious claim that only a 20-year-old with one of the biggest songs of the past year can say without a hint of irony. …

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How Carly Pearce Worked Through Heartbreak and Grief on Her New EP

When she was a teenager in Kentucky, Carly Pearce liked to pore over the liner notes of her favorite country CDs and study who was involved: the players, producers, and songwriters. She became enamored of composers who, while not exactly household names, penned some of the most enduring hits of …

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BTS Tops Twitter’s List of Most Popular Artists for Fourth Year in a Row

BTS has topped yet another year-end chart, this time as the reigning kings of Twitter. A new Twitter survey has revealed that BTS were the #1 most tweeted-about musicians in the U.S. for the fourth year in a row. The group beat out Kanye West, Beyonce and Drake for the …

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Dolly Parton Says Now Is Not the Time for a Statue of Her

Dolly Parton has asked that a bill proposing a statue in her likeness for the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville be dropped. The legislation was introduced in January by Tennessee House member John Windle. “I am honored and humbled by their intention, but I have asked the leaders of the …

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Song You Need to Know: Haviah Mighty, ‘Obeah’

Haviah Mighty’s “Obeah” explores the spirituality of that Caribbean practice —  describing the bad energy one might catch from a jealous friend. A true storyteller, Mighty introduces the listener to a cast of characters over the course of the song: the omnipotent narrator warning the protagonist of the ire of …

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Greta Van Fleet Release Heavenly Video for ‘Heat Above’

Greta Van Fleet have released a music video for “Heat Above,” the third single from their upcoming sophomore album The Battle at Garden’s Gate. “‘Heat Above’ is theatrical, eloquent, and exaggerated,” the band said in a statement. “This is a dream in the clouds, a moment of peace in the …

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Iceage Preview New Album With ‘Vendetta’

Iceage have announced their new album Seek Shelter, out May 7th via Mexican Summer. To accompany the release, the band dropped the dark new single “Vendetta.” Directed by Jonas Bang, the video features Croatian-Danish actor Zlatko Burić in various scenes — wearing sunglasses, peeling apples, and smoking cigarettes — while …

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Prep ‘Live at Knebworth ’76’ DVD/LP Set

Lynyrd Skynyrd will revisit a classic Seventies performance with the release of a new DVD, CD, and LP set. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live at Knebworth ‘76 arrives April 9th. The concert was recorded at the long-running Knebworth, England, festival on August 21st, 1976, with a classic Skynyrd lineup of singer Ronnie Van …

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