Best Coast + Liz Phair stand with Planned Parenthood

You know how sometimes you’re on stage performing a benefit concert you organized in order to give back to an org that you depended on and is under attack for stupid political reasons, when all of a sudden one of your personal heroes stops by to duet a few with you? Well, so does Bethany Cosentino. […]

Lily Allen covers ‘Going to a Town’

Lily Allen, darling U.K. import of the early-aughts, performed a haunting live cover of Rufus Wainwright’s “Going to a Town” at Women’s March London this year. Today she released her version with a black-and-white video directed by Bafic that includes footage of her performance and the anti-Drumpf demonstrations from the London Women’s March rally. One day […]

2016 was the Worst

Phew: midnight. It is now 1st January, 2017 and while I didn’t get an awkward kiss with a stranger I am relieved to report, after spending the last several hours breathlessly refreshing google alerts that our irreplaceable, 94-years-young national treasure Betty White is still counted among the living. It doesn’t bring back anyone we lost, […]

Bowie Snags Four 2016 MTV VMA Nominations

David Bowie added four more posthumous award nominations to his tally today, this time for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Bowie was recognized in four professional categories for two music videos. His video “Blackstar” was nominated for Best Art Direction, and “Lazarus” secured nods for Best Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Editing. If there […]

Own Your Own Frances Bean Cobain Original Print

Frances Bean Cobain, the sole offspring of Nirvana frontman /Voice of a Generation-X Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love, announced today on her twitter and instagram channels she is making prints of her original artwork publicly available for purchase at online retailer depop.     Selling my art via depop.com/space_witch666 A photo posted by […]

Jarvis Cocker on #Brexit

More compelling evidence on my teenage self’s impeccable taste in musical crushes. Not only is the Pulp frontman dreamy AF and capable of turning a lyrical phrase that’s equal parts sex and wit, Jarvis is a rather clever commentator to boot. Be still, my (sometimes irregularly) beating heart! So yeah, smart guys who make me […]

Billboard’s Open Letter to Congress backed by 200 Music Heavies

In the early hours of June 13, 49 people were killed during Latin night at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida by a man who legally purchased an assault rifle despite his being on an FBI terror watchlist. Days earlier, an obsessed fan shot and killed singer Christina Grimmie during a post-concert autograph session. […]