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Lil Nas X Lassos The Record For Longest-Running No. 1 Song In U.S. Chart History

Monday, July 29, 2019

The song's now-unparalleled success is, more than anything else, a pure expression of how the Internet is now everything. Welcome to the future, y'all.


Lil Nas X Ties Chart Record For Longest Streak At No. 1

Monday, July 22, 2019

"Old Town Road" spent last week neck and neck with Billie Eilish's "bad guy." Both artists helped their Hot 100 numbers with strategically deployed remixes, taking advantage of a murky chart policy.


The Remix Race: Why It Pays To Release Songs More Than Once

Thursday, July 18, 2019

"Old Town Road" has been unstoppable since spring, but keep your eyes on the pop charts this week. A battle for No. 1 is coming, and there will be a story to tell no matter who wins.


Stream The Outside Lands Festival This Weekend, Including Sets From Bon Iver, Future

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Those of us not heading to San Francisco this weekend can stream sets from headliners Bon Iver and Future, as well as Father John Misty, Mac DeMarco, Margo Price, Tycho and more.


What's The Buzz? Insects Have Invaded My Music

Monday, July 16, 2018

Insects have been an inspiration in music for centuries, starring in pieces from "Flight of the Bumblebee" to Mastodon's "March of the Fire Ants."


Paul Simon Refreshes 10 Of His Songs On New Album, Alongside All-Star Collaborators

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The album's release coincides with the end of Simon's farewell tour.


Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour Dates To Recover From Cancer Surgery

Friday, July 06, 2018

Costello still promises a new album with The Imposters in October.


Wine & Whine: 32 Sweaty, Sticky Songs For Your Sweaty, Sticky Life

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The interns of NPR Music present their own version of roséwave: the boxed-wine, plastic cup, twist-cap version. Think Kesha and old Miley, but also Vampire Weekend's preppy, self-satisfied smirk.


Yes, Smash Mouth Has Seen The 'All Star' Memes

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Smash Mouth has recorded a new acoustic version of its 1997 debut album Fush Yu Mang. The 1990s ska-punk staples talk about songwriting, fan mail and all those "All Star" memes.


The Band's 'Music From Big Pink' Gets 50th Anniversary Reissue

Friday, June 29, 2018

A limited edition of the box set will be available in pink vinyl.


Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Fortunate Son' Now Has Its First-Ever Video Treatment

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Ahead of the band's 50th anniversary and America's birthday, Creedence's new video is, like the hit song it honors, a paean to the people.


Chaka Khan Is Back, Releases Sweet Summer Groove 'Like Sugar'

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The R&B icon will release her first album since 2007 later this year.


Watch Kamasi Washington Beat A Professional Gamer In 'Street Fighter Mas'

Friday, June 22, 2018

As a kid, Washington thought he was the best Street Fighter player in the world. Now he proves it by championing professional gamer Combofiend.


Tash Sultana Finds 'Salvation' In The Form Of Studio Time And Skydiving

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Australian multi-instrumentalist dives head-first into the journey to find self-validation on the lead single of her upcoming album.


Paul McCartney Releases 2 New Songs, Announces New Album 'Egypt Station' For Fall

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Beatles legend unveiled two new songs on Wednesday, "I Don't Know" and "Come On To Me," and announced a new studio album he's releasing later this year, titled Egypt Station.


Empath's 'Polyfoam' Turns Field Recordings Into Hazy Noise-Pop

Friday, June 15, 2018

"Polyfoam" starts as a dreamy, jangly pop song, then dives into a sonic abyss.


Fire Sweeps Through Museum Of History In Kurt Cobain's Hometown Of Aberdeen

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The museum in Aberdeen, Wash. featured an exhibition on the city's most famous son, including a couch Kurt Cobain slept on during the fall of 1985 and a bench from outside his home in Seattle.


Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Monday, June 11, 2018

Yoyoka Soma played the song for the Hit Like A Girl drumming contest. She didn't take home the gold, but she's clearly winning at life.


M. Ward Surprise-Releases New Album: Hear 'What A Wonderful Industry'

Friday, June 08, 2018

M. Ward opens up his diary in a 35-minute album about the "cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals" he's met in the music industry.