R. Kelly’s Latest Legal Trouble, Explained

R. Kelly. Photo: Prince Williams/Wire On Monday, journalist Jim DeRogatis, whose dogged decade-plus reporting on R. Kelly famously exposed the singer’s sexual behavior with minors, published damning new accusations against the self-proclaimed “Pied Piper R&B.” DeRogatis reports for BuzzFeed that Kelly is running what the families two alleged victims are …

[NEW MUSIC] Byrd "How You Feel"

Byrd really shows f his creative skills with this hit record “How You Feel”. The turn up is about to be so real in the club. Grab your bottles, get your dough ready, cause this is an anthem that the stripper would go crazy too. While this tracks makes you …

Your Guide to All of the Bands in Twin Peaks

Trent! Photo: Suzanne Tenner/Suzanne Tenner/SHOWTIME While Angelo Badalamenti’s iconic Twin Peaks compositions have, quite sadly, not been as prevalent as we would’ve liked on Showtime’s revived series so far (opening theme notwithstanding), there seems to be a repeated musical pattern emerging over the course Peaks’ first few installments: Live bands …

The Best Albums of 2017 (So Far)

This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. The running threads interest adjoining the music 2017 are strange: indie rock is back in full force, young rappers seem hell-bent on reclaiming nü-metal, and our legends keep leaving us. Like Outkast said, “Nothing is for …

The 13 Best Concerts of 2016

You had to be there. Photo-Illustration: Vulture While scoring concert tickets may be more a hassle than ever — despite the law’s best efforts — live music has never been easier to find. 2016 saw a boom in the festival scene, with New York City alone adding three new weekend-long …

Nick Cave Brings Dark Tales of Death and Loss to the Beacon Theatre

Nick Cave. Photo: CBS Photo Archive/CBS Getty s The Beacon Theatre is a peculiar Upper West Side fixture: The colorful paintings and gilded pillars inside the decadent space run in stark contrast to the mix stately sophistication and residential coziness struck up by storefronts and apartment buildings outside. Beacon’s extremes …

SZA’s Ctrl and 4 Other Albums to Listen to Now

SZA. Photo: Scott Dudelson/Wire 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 your thoughts …

All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

At Beatles anniversary time, the stories write themselves. “It was 25/30/40 years ago today!” “The act you’ve known for all these years!” “A splendid time was guaranteed for all!” Last week’s 50th anniversary the U.S. release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the most acclaimed rock album ever and the …

Your Guide to All of the Bands in Twin Peaks

Chromatics. Photo: Suzanne Tenner/Showtime While Angelo Badalamenti’s iconic Twin Peaks compositions have, quite sadly, not been as prevalent as we would’ve liked on Showtime’s revived series so far (opening theme notwithstanding), there seems to be a repeated musical pattern emerging over the course Peaks’ first few installments: Live bands have …

Liam Gallagher Calls Out Noel for Skipping One Love Manchester: ‘You Sad F*ck’

Photo: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto Getty s Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester benefit concert was a huge success, and Liam Gallagher’s rendition Oasis’s “Live Forever” with Coldplay’s Chris Martin was a highlight. Liam also played his solo single “Wall Glass” and the Oasis hit “Rock’n’Roll Star.” Per usual, the night wouldn’t have …

Long Strange Trip Is the Definitive Grateful Dead Documentary

Jerry Garcia. Photo: Amazon Video/Amazon Video With today’s new Long Strange Trip, producer Martin Scorsese, director Amir Bar-Lev, and Amazon Studios have finally crafted the definitive Grateful Dead documentary. Others have tried: 2014’s affecting The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip Bob Weir and 1977’s hokey, self-directed The Grateful Dead …