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  1. Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, MJ + Freddie, Cherry Glazerr, and...

    Amos Barshad

    We could give Ms. Lopez a hard time for cravenly and unimaginatively jumping on this current crest of our nation's cyclical relationship with butts; like, the song is just called "Booty," and almost the entire running time of its new v...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  2. Songs of the Week: Rae Sremmurd, Raury, Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, a...

    Amos Barshad

    Much like Michelangelo after the Sistine Chapel, Rae Sremmurd must now ask themselves: Where does one go after perfection? "No Flex Zone" was an immaculately breezy summer jam, and we've been crafting shrines to it in our closets all s...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. Killer Mike, J. Cole, and Hip-Hop’s Response to Ferguson

    Amos Barshad

    Last Friday, six days after Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, J. Cole released a song in response to the tragedy, called "Be Free." "That coulda been me, easily," he said in a corresponding stateme...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Songs of the Week: The Knocks, Lace Curtains, FKA Twigs, and (Eve...

    Amos Barshad

    The Knocks are a production duo from New York who, about this time last year, got in a slight bit of trouble for revealing (or at least sharing?) a photo of the Daft Punk robots out of their protective headgear. But this summer, with "Classic&qu...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  5. Wu-Tang Played a New Song on 'The Daily Show' Last Nigh...

    Amos Barshad

    We don't know how or why, exactly, The Daily Show was selected as the launching platform for official new music from the Wu. We're just happy that it happened: The combination of a relatively unified Clan -- playing a new single titled, in ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. Songs of the Week: Tinashe, Drake, Perfume Genius, and Baby &rsqu...

    Amos Barshad

    This week, Kristeen Young went on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson and shredded through her jam "Pearl of a Girl" with Dave Grohl (who actually played drums on her whole new album, The Knife Shift), the similarly legendary Pat Smear, ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  7. Songs of the Week: Morrissey’s in Istanbul, Sam Smith&rsquo...

    Amos Barshad

    Morrissey's upcoming new album, out July 15, has already given us an embarrassment of song-title riches: From the title track "World Peace Is None of Your Business" to the alluringly enigmatic "Staircase at the University" to...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  8. Songs of the Week: Malkmus, Vampires, Nachos, Trophies, and Float...

    Amos Barshad

    Vampire Weekend, "Step" Wintertime Remix feat. Danny Brown, Heems, and Despot For Modern Vampires of the City standout "Step," Vampire Weekend interpolated Souls of Mischief's early B-side "Step to My Girl" (being the learned academics they are, the...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  9. Songs of the Week: What to Listen to When You're Not Listening to...

    Amos Barshad

    The Pizza Underground The Pizza Underground Demo by The Pizza Underground Things have been lining up real nice for the Pizza Underground these past few days: In something of a quiet week for pop music, the mere existence of a Macaulay Culkin&#821...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  10. My Octogenarian Getting the Role of a Lifetime: June Squibb in Ne...

    Amos Barshad

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  11. Songs of the Week: Very Special Early Thanksgiving Edition, Starr...

    Amos Barshad

    The Velvet Underground, "I'm Not a Young Man Anymore" This never-before-released VU track is off the upcoming Lou Reed and John Cale–curated 45th-anniversary re-release of White Light/White Heat, and was recorded in 1967 at the Gymnasium i...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  12. Songs of the Week: Ghostface Killah, Blood Orange, Sean Price, an...

    Amos Barshad

    Flume ft. Ghostface Killah and Autre Ne Veut, "Space Cadet" Quite a few reasons to love Ghostface on display right here. There's him being down to get on a track with a couple of new-school laptop pop weirdos in the first place. There's Flume's ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  13. Songs of the Week: Ka, Killa Cam, Swearin', Iceage, and Free Ms. ...

    Amos Barshad

    Ms. Lauryn Hill, "Consumerism" Like Shyne and Gucci Mane before her, Lauryn Hill has now recorded some bangers from prison. With her release (after a three-month stint stemming from tax-evasion charges) imminent, Hill gives us some new music, an...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  14. Songs of the Week: Beck Gives, Solange Loves, Deltron Melds, Uncl...

    Amos Barshad

    Nirvana, "Heart Shaped Box" Happy 20th anniversary of In Utero week! Here's some newly released MTV live footage from Kurt and the boys shredding in Seattle in '93. OK, serious question: What's been more impressive over these past few decades: D...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  15. Songs of the Week: Drake and Wu-Tang, Slim Thug and Z-Ro, Fiona A...

    Amos Barshad

    Drake, "Wu-Tang Forever" So Drake took "It's Yourz," off Wu-Tang Forever — one of the greatest, hardest, truest punch-your-best-friend-in-the-face rap songs of all time! Of all time! — and integrated it into a, uh, you know, Drake so...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  16. Songs of the Week: Karen O, Lee Bannon, The 1975, and One Filthy ...

    Amos Barshad

    Karen O, "The Moon Song" Stereogum explains: "[Spike] Jonze is about to unveil his next film — Her, with Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love with a computer — and Karen has written a song for it ... in the movie, Phoenix and c...

    Blog | August 30, 2013