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Deafheaven – “From The Kettle Onto The Coil”

We all know about “difficult” second albums and the notorious sophomore jinx, but what’s the cliche for a band that achieves modest success on their debut, but breaks big on LP2? What’s the common career arc for that band? What’s a reasonable expectation? It’s actually a pretty unusual phenomenon, one without enough relevant recent examples [...]



SIRIUS/XMU :: Aquarium Drunkard Show (Noon EST, Channel 35)

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Our compadres the Allah-Las guest host this week. SIRIUS 353: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ The Allah-Las – Busman’s Holiday ++ B.F. Trike – Be Free ++ Dinosaurs […]

MTV VMA Video Of The Year Winners From Worst To Best

MTV has been putting its MTV Video Music Awards on TV for 30 years now, even though the network has only really cared much about airing music videos for maybe half that time. And every year, the network hands out its big Video Of The Year trophy, picking a winner through some mysterious process. The [...]



Juicy J – “Low” (Feat. Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby & Young Thug) Video

Juicy J’s new single “Low,” which has on-fire verses from Nicki Minaj and Lil Bibby and a lovably slurry Young Thug on the hook, is one of the most dizzily fun rap singles in recent memory. It deserved a video that reflects its energy, but that’s not what it got. Instead, director Benny Boom gave [...]



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