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The 20 Best Sad Bastard Songs of 2014

It’s time to get sad. Well, you don’t really have to get sad. There is hope here, just take the album cover shown above for Damien Rice’s My Favourite Faded Fantasy (what a sad bastard title that is!). The poor chaps at the top have “made it,” although they have nowhere to go. I’d like … Read more

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Austin City Limits Music Festival Day Two in Photos: Skrillex, Interpol, Lana Del Rey, Iggy Azalea, Lucius, and more

All photos by Jason Gonulsen Day Two of the second weekend of ACL featured Skrillex, Interpol, Lana Del Rey, Iggy Azalea, and many more! Please enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen. LUCIUS EMILY WOLFE REBELUTION SPANISH GOLD BENJAMIN BOOKER BEAT CONNECTION MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND TROMBONE SHORTY EMPIRES POLICA THE NIGHTOWLS INTERPOL IGGY AZALEA LANA DEL … Read more

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Lana Del Rey to release ‘Tropico’ on December 5th

Lana Del Rey at Lollapalooza | Photo by Jason Gonulsen Lana Del Rey, who was wonderful at Lollapalooza back in August, is set to release a short film called Tropico, “an epic tale based on the biblical story of sin and redemption,” on December 5th via VEVO. The trailer can be viewed below where we find Del … Read more

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Lollapalooza Recap | Our 17 Favorite Sets of the Weekend

Frightened Rabbit | All photos by Jason Gonulsen Another Lollapalooza is now in the books, but we wanted to take one last look back on what we experienced, which we’re happy to report was a weekend defined by freedom and expression. It didn’t matter if you were shaking it at Perry’s Stage, rocking to Queens … Read more

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Video | Jessie Ware – Wildest Moments

We wrote about British singer-songwriter Jessie Ware last month, impressed by her song “Wildest Moments,” a song off Devotion, an album that will make its U.S. debut in April. For now, us Americans have been offered an EP, If You’re Never Gonna Move, which doesn’t include “Wildest Moments,” the song featured in this post, and … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Balam Acab – Video Games (Remix)

Continuing our weekly Jam of the Day post featuring an artist that will be playing this year’s Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, we are are pleased to bring you Balam Acab’s remix of Lana Del Rey’s breakout single,”Video Games.” As if “Video Games” wasn’t already heartbreaking and addicting enough, Balam Acab, in a genius move, … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

Photo Credit: Nicole Nodland “I learned that there’s no reason why people decide they like music when they do. Even if you’re the best singer in the world, there’s a good chance no one will ever hear you.” That’s what Lana Del Rey, who will release Born To Die on January 31, told Pitchfork last … Read more

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Our 25 Most Anticipated Albums (Quarter One)

Album art for The Big Pink’s upcoming Future This Wow. 2011 was a helluva year for music. But, then again, so was 2010. Today, we feel ready to begin it all again (on our second birthday, no less!) with a batch of new records coming our way in January, February, and March. Here’s the 25 … Read more