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Listen to the xx’s “Night + Day” Radio S...

The xx recently concluded the latest edition of their “Night + Day” event series, which included film screenings, pop-up shops, and a weeklong residency by the band at the O2 Brixton Academy in London, with special guests like Robyn, Florence Welch, Cat Power and more. The band also hosted a series of radio shows on Reprezent 107.3 FM, which also featured special guests; Romy held a conversation with Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Sampha talked about his music videos, Jamie xx did a DJ mix with David Wrench, and more. Check out the full playlist of radio programming below, which...
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Watch Sia Sing “‘S’ is for Songs” on “Se...

Sia made a cameo on today’s episode of the long-running children’s program “Sesame Street.” During the episode she introduced the letter ‘S’ by singing a song about songs. She sings: “‘S’ is for songs, and I love songs/Don’t know what I would do without ‘em/I love songs so much/I wanna sing a song about ‘em.” In the clip, Sia showed her face and sported a red nose while the Muppets all wore signature black-and-white Sia wigs. Watch it go down below. This isn’t Sia’s first foray into children’s media. Last year, she was cast as the pony popstar Songbird Serenade in the...
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Watch the Trailer For a New Documentary ...

Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock is a new documentary about iconic music photographer Mick Rock, who’s shot the likes of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Queen, Blondie, Iggy Pop, Daft Punk, and more. (Many of the most memorable shots of Bowie as Ziggy Stardust are by Rock, who was for a period his personal photographer.) The new clip from the doc features shots of his work through the decades, from the iconic Queen II cover to portraits of Father John Misty. It also hints at some of Rock’s struggles with drug addiction in his early life. In a voiceover, Rock explains his...
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Michael Stipe Announces New Autobiograph...

Michael Stipe is working on an autobiographical photo book with his frequent collaborator Jonathan Berger, Stipe says in a new interview with The Creative Independent. The book will be about Stipe’s life and his time with R.E.M. Stipe also reports that the book will come out sometime later this year as the first part in a larger series. He says: This [book] focuses on my timeline, on the work I’ve done all along, all through the band and back to my early 20s. It’s all photo based, but some of it’s just documentation of things I’m obsessed with and that I focus on to make...
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Watch Killer Mike and Big Boi as Rapping...

Killer Mike and Big Boi were guests on “Pigeons,” tonight’s episode of “Animals,” the animated series on HBO. They played a pair of rapping foxes. They spit about “hard-knock life on the city streets,” according to the episode description. At one point, Mike raps about going to war with the pigeon mafia. Watch a clip below. HBO Go subscribers can watch the full episode here. The second season of “Animals” will also feature guest appearances from Kim Gordon, Solange, Usher, Fred Armisen, and more. “Animals” was created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano. The first season...
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Death Grips Side Project the I.L.Y’s Det...

Earlier this month, Death Grips side project the I.L.Y’s—the duo of Zach Hill and Andy Morin—announced a new album called Bodyguard. They’ve now detailed their follow-up to last year’s Scum With Boundaries. Find the tracklisting and the cover art for the 10-track LP below. Tristan Tozer of the Yah Mos and Drug Apts played guitar on the record. It still doesn’t have a release date, but it’ll be out “sometime this year.” The I.L.Y’s first release was 2015’s I’ve always been good at true love.  Bodyguard: 01 wash my hands shorty02 well known people want to know03...