It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Underestimate Kid Rock

Kid Rock. Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty s for CMT On the surface, Kid Rock running for Senate against Debbie Stabenow in 2018 looks like a fool’s errand, and it doesn’t get much better beneath the surface. Stabenow, the senior senator from Michigan, holds the advantage incumbency: She won her fice during …

Waxahatchee’s Out in the Storm and 5 Other Albums to Listen to Now

Katie Crutchfield. Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty s for Vulture Festival 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 …

Chillwave Is Back … or Is It?

Washed Out’s Ernest Greene, left, and Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick. It couldn’t have been too surprising that the genre known as chillwave faded out conversation a couple years after being formulated: After all, it was never a particularly stable term to begin with. Chill — at least in the …

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 …

#Blavk Levels Up, Impresses Universal Records

“Picture a mic….the stage is empty”…the stakes are high as major music industry players observe, pens in hand, ready to score and critique artists with, if not brutal, at least sobering honesty in front their family and their city; the ultimate reckoning. This was the exciting and intense scene at …

The Life and Death of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty s Ayo, the hood broke my heart into pieces / Dunn, the streets took my dreams and shattered them and turned me into a preacher I believe that rappers know something the rest us don’t. They think and work too quickly. They rise and fall too sharply. …

Thisis50 Indie Artist Spotlight: Young Hustler Ka$h Route turns chase for money into successful music career; launches fifth studio album project “The High Times Of Ka$h Vol. 2”

  TAMPA, FL – DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) native & upcoming Composer/Singer/Rapper/Producer, Kyle “Ka$h Route” Reedy has always been someone looking to make an extra buck. Even as a young boy he was always looking for the next hustle – juggling many different money-making ventures. Instead lunch breaks in school …