21 Songs, Albums, and Artists to Listen to at the Beach, As Chosen by Musicians

Photo-Illustration: Vulture This week, Vulture is providing Summer Selections: picks for the best beach-worthy books, comics, music, and podcasts  the past 18 months (and a few older songs for good measure, too), as chosen by creators that entertainment. Today we’re highlighting songs and albums; here’s our panel: TORRESMackenzie Scott, a.k.a. Torres, will release …

Trent Reznor Recalls How David Bowie Helped Him Get Clean

Bowie and Reznor. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty s Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor grew up idolizing David Bowie, and then was given the chance to tour alongside him in the late ‘90s, as well as star in Bowie’s “I’m Afraid Americans” video. In Rolling Stone’s new David Bowie tribute issue, Reznor reflects on …

We Need to Talk About Frank Ocean’s Fly Livestream Outfits

Boys may not cry, but fans — all gender identities — do, and that wailing you’ve been hearing today is the sound Frank Ocean fans in mourning. They’re losing hope that Ocean will ever drop his next album, Boys Don’t Cry. After five days livestreamed carpentry, one reported release date, …

Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon & Harry Styles April 15, 2017

Looking tired and uninspired, medium talent Jimmy Fallon hosted a flat, generally unfunny episode the show that first made him famous. Here’s everything that happened. The Cold Open   Sporting a Russian flag pin, Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump sat in his fice with Vice President Mike Pence, contemplating his first 100 days …

The Best Ways to Discover New Music, According to 14 Artists

Karen Elson keeps it old-school. Photo: Michael Thad Carter/Vulture In the pre-internet dark ages, finding a new band or singer to obsess over required time and effort. The music didn’t simply fall into your lap; you had to search high and low and — shudder — typically pay for it. …

Record Store Day Reveals Official List of 2017 Exclusives

After an unconfirmed list releases for Record Store Day 2017 was pieced together by Internet sleuths earlier this month, organizers behind the annual celebration all things vinyl have lifted the curtain on what record collectors will find on store shelves this April. As previously reported, some rare and previously unreleased live material …

Second Annual Record Store Crawl revealed – The Music Universe

Audiophiles, record enthusiasts, and music lovers are invited to join the second annual series ficial Record Store Crawls, taking place in various U.S. cities throughout the next few months. The first this year’s Record Store Crawls takes place in New York City on Record Store Day, April 22nd, while the …

N.W.A’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Album Will Be Preserved by Library of Congress

Kevin Winter, Getty s Hip-hop’s original bad boys are getting once again getting some serious recognition. Yesterday (March 29), the Library Congress revealed that N.W.A‘s seminal debut album, Straight Outta Compton, is one  25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry after being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” enough …