Plus 10 musicians who never seem to age, 8 signs you’re an awful roommate, and advice that Jack Donaghy would give Alec Baldwin right now.
Plus “Who said it: Beck or Glenn Beck?”, 5 fitness goals you should be making but aren’t, and could Leo finally win his first Oscar?
Two decades into his career, it’s harder than ever to pin down what he’s all about. But with his excellent new album Morning Phase, that might not actually matter anymore.
Are you angsty, very angsty, or extremely angsty?
Our prayers have been answered. Arcade Fire and Muse will headline the other two days of the festival’s two weekends; other confirmed performers on the lineup include Lorde, the Replacements, Beck, Pharrell, Chance the Rapper, and more.
Because it’s been too long. Especially if you’re a Missy Elliott or D’Angelo fan.
Was 1994 actually the best year for music ever? Probably, yeah.
Because Celine Dion, Kenny G., and Hanson weren’t the only ones releasing Christmas songs in the 1990s.
Before the internet, the best way to find out about cool music was watch MTV after midnight on Sundays. Or, you know, set your VCR to tape it.
BRB. I am calling 1-800-848-SPIN.
They’re talented, they’re beautiful, and they’re probably immortal.
In a rough chronological order, these are the most ’90s hits of the ’90s.
Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, My Bloody Valentine, David Bowie and other artists have released new music after extended absences this year. Who could be next?
Whether you’re distraught, angry, or feeling sorta numb, these are the records that are there for you when you need it most. Some will cheer you up, and others will just let you wallow.
From starring roles to blink-or-you’ll-miss-them cameos, some really big stars who got their first big breaks in music videos.
Like, did you know Rashida Jones sings on a bunch of Maroon 5 tunes?
These are the songs that capture what it really feels like to live in L.A. — both the great and the not-so-great.
He hasn’t recorded any of the tunes in Song Reader, but plenty of musicians have been sharing their renditions on YouTube. Here’s the best of the bunch so far.
It wasn’t all about Mariah! NSYNC, Beck, Master P, and a weirdly mystical Garth Brooks also celebrated the Yuletide.
Gadgets, instruments, art, apparel, and more!
He’s designed sunglasses, put on art shows, covered classic records and collaborated with pretty much everyone. And someday, maybe, he’ll make a new LP.
Madonna in a wedding dress, Britney and her snake, a thousand Eminems, and the bassist Nirvana gets bonked on the head. In other words, the best of the best.
He is such a good dancer!!!! What a cute li’l scientologist.
Even in a decade that prided itself on not giving a fuck about anything, these guys set themselves apart. I guess you don’t have an obligation to say anything substantial when your hairstyle is awesome enough to speak for itself. (via @brokeassben)
Charlotte Gainsbourg’s crazy new video features Beck and a bunch of images that may be familiar if you read the internet. (The director cited reddit and ffffound as his inspirations, so really, put your weird geek hat on.)
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Pre-Scientology Beck gets the literal music video treatment. I found some purple sunglasses in the office today, which made me feel pretty cool around the 1:14 mark.
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Mad Men creator Matt Weiner not only created a hit TV show, but also a future fashion icon. His eight-year old son, Arlo (named after Arlo Guthrie), is already causing a stir. The second grader wears bow ties, top hats, and was once followed down the street by Beck who was “taken by his head-to-toe plaid.” GQ calls Arlo’s style “part Oliver Twist, part Royal Tenenbaums,” and I think he’s absolutely dapper. Mad Men childrens’ wear coming soon to an overpriced boutique near you!
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