There Is a Secret Mixtape for Disneyland’s Space Mountain Roller Coaster

Photo: David Jafra/Flickr While organizing his personal archives, former Walt Disney imagineer Tom K. Morris stumbled upon a note scrawled on Mickey Mouse letterhead. The list, which reads like a bar’s ’80s-night playlist, catalogues the songs he used while attempting to bring synchronized audio onboard Space Mountain, Disneyland’s intergalactic indoor …

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 …

Aaron Carter Arrested for DUI and Marijuana Charges

Photo: Mark Davis/Getty s for Dave & Buster’s No party for Aaron Carter today. Per reporting from CNN, the singer-songwriter was arrested in Georgia on Saturday evening “under suspicion driving under the influence and marijuana possession.” The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, many miles north Atlanta, released a statement saying that …

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 …

The Heady, Cinematic Music of Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan

Jim Jarmusch. Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty s for Anthology Film As a denizen early-’80s New York, director, producer, and musician Jim Jarmusch’s interdisciplinary appetite was influenced by the city’s melding hip-hop and punk and by no-wave films and the cinema transgression. As the city’s creative class embraced collaboration and experimentation, working …

Jay-Z Won’t End His War With Spotify Even for 4:44

Ouch. Photo: Robert Kamau/GC s As owner a major music-streaming corporation, Jay-Z is essentially in competition with all other platforms like his by nature the job. Even so, it appears there’s one streaming service he loathes above the rest, enough to continue to deprive it access to his growing catalogue. …

LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom Comes Out As Transgender

Russom. Photo: Photo courtesy Gavin Russom In an illuminating prile on Grindr ahead LCD Soundsystem’s new album, Gavin Russom, the band’s synth player and vocalist since 2009, has come out as transgender. (Russom uses female pronouns and prefers “Gavin,” but may change her name.) It’s a process she says has …

Why Did Taylor Swift Skip Her Annual Fourth of July Party?

Memories from times gone by. Photo: Taylor Swift/Instagram Perhaps because she’s worried about overexposure, or perhaps to avoid comparisons to those photos Chris Christie on a closed beach, or perhaps because she’s just human, man, Taylor Swift seems to have canceled her annual Fourth July party this year. Last year’s …