Sam Hunt’s Crossover Country Has a Massive Cult Following

Unless you’re a country fan or a chart nerd, there’s a fair chance Sam Hunt is the biggest star you’re not listening to. His 2014 debut album Montevallo was a perfect slice crossover country-pop that ruffled traditional fans’ feathers in its embrace hip-hop values and pop production without falling prey …

Introducing Lomelda’s Sad Open-Road Music

When Hannah Read was 16 years old, she’d drive 200 miles each way to Waco and back to play guitar in her brother’s band. That’s four hours there, a 2 a.m. set to a room full drunk people, then four hours back through what was left the night, racing over …

Kelsea Ballerini Is Already Country Music’s Biggest Star

For several years now, the country-radio format has been notoriously stingy toward new female acts seeking airplay. Only one woman who’s arrived on the scene this decade has been able to establish a pattern radio success, and that’s 23-year-old Kelsea Ballerini. She got her most significant exposure beyond the country …

Album Debut "BAD IN BED" by @flaviyake

Flaviyake is a Pop artist, songwriter and producer known for reinventing herself in music videos. Her artist name is coming from her real name Fla and part a Japanese name “yake” (from Issey Miyake, her favorite fashion designer). Originally she is from Moldova and now based in Los Angeles. She …

The Secret History of Radiohead’s OK Computer

Thom Yorke. Photo: Gene Shaw/Time & Life Pictures/Getty In a parallel universe, a band called Radiohead is making music for shiny, happy people. It’s hard to believe, but Radiohead as we know them almost were that band — at least, it’s possible that they might have been right before they …

DJ Khaled’s Grateful and 6 Other Albums to Listen to Now

DJ Khaled. Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty s Every week, Vulture gathers new albums you can listen to right now. We don’t have a problem admitting it: Keeping track everything that’s released can be overwhelming, but finding out about interesting music doesn’t have to be work. Read our picks below, and share …

What It Means to Be Halsey

Halsey has an idea. In fact, she’s practically swarming with them, because it’s one those days when the artist born Ashley Frangipane has been unkindly referred to as “extra.” Since this is the part the story that she ten feels irritated by, perhaps it’s best to get it out the …