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 …

Fly Talk Ep. 2 SadderDay –

On episode 2 ‘Fly Talk’, we got a chance to kick it with Bills (@sadpitt) the owner lifestyle brand, SadderDay (@sadderdaymedia). Bills, shares with us how SadderDay came to be and also the message behind the brand. Produced and edited by @jetfrombk directed by @cagedcubez.

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 Prodigy’s The Fat of the Land Still Feels Like a New World

Photo: Prodigy/XL Recordings Crossing over is never easy, but its difficulty can be rewarding. Since the ’60s, popular music has been immeasurably enriched by the exchange between the United States and the United Kingdom: sharing a common language and roughly equal in inventiveness, the musicians the two nations have created …

Jack Antonoff on How to Write a Perfect Pop Song

Bleachers’ Jack Antonf. Photo: Erika Goldring/Wire When I was first presented with the idea for this story — where I would explain how to write a perfect pop song — I told my manager, ‘It’s a cool idea, but it doesn’t make any sense. There’s no one way to do …

The Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)

This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. What is a single supposed to do? Can one song really change an entire worldview? Now that all music is easily available whenever we want it, how do we decide what we listen to? There’s plenty …

Fat Joe Remembers Prodigy

Video After The Jump Fat Joe recently sat down with Mass Appeal to talk about the tragic loss Prodigy, how Mobb Deep impacted New York’s sound and explains why their music is timeless. “Tons rappers studied Mobb Deep,” Joe said. “And when you talk about the New York sound … …