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RIFF’d: Coldplay’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’

Coldplay continue to slowly U2 on A Head Full of Dreams. However, they also continue to predictably dabble in light plagiarism and all the latest Top 40 fads, so they are able to retain more relevance […]

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RIFF’d: Freddie Gibbs’ ‘Shadow of a Doubt’

Only one year removed from one of the best rap albums of the decade and Freddie Gibbs casually walks up to the plate and belts one clear over the left-field bleachers; two back-to-back homeruns without breaking […]

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Listing: Adele’s Gonna Adele on ’25’

Pop audiences’ feverish anticipation has come to a frothing point: Adele has not only released perhaps the most covered and remixed single of the year, but 25 has now leaked. It’s, exactly, what you’d expect, really […]

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Listing: 5 Weirdo Stonerisms from Kurt Cobain’s ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’

Let’s face it: our posthumous Kurt Cobain voyeurism is creepy. It’s also weirdly more sustainable than it should be. The Montage of Heck film’s release marks 21 years since his death, and this fact might […]

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RIFF’D: Ty Dolla $ign’s ‘Free TC’

Ty Dolla $ign‘s debut album Free TC is dedicated to a close friend who the rapper claims has been wrongly incarcerated. It’s a bold move, one that could have invited unwanted dialogue, but against all odds Ty […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLVI

Swedish metal enigma, Ghost, return with a PSA from the underworld, Roy Orbison‘s legacy gets scrapbooked to death, some New Jersey punks find a way to get comfortably numb with a xylophone, and more, in the 46th […]

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RIFF’d: Ellie Goulding’s ‘Delirium’

Ellie Goulding has had enough of being ‘that girl who sang (X super-famous EDM track)’ without anyone knowing her name. She’s done with her remixers getting more attention of her tracks than she has. Like […]

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Op-Ed: Vince Staples’ Perfectly Ignorant Lens on ’90s Rap

In an interview with Time Magazine Vince Staples made some suspect comments about ’90s rap, which is known by many as the golden-era. It was perceived as disrespect, quickly sparking a very public outcry. Staples said, “The ’90s get […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLIV

The Pope sells his prog-rock soul out already, Matt Berninger pulls his dick out of the sunlight and into the moonlight of Halloween, Weezer find a way to both bless and desecrate the sanctity of the […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLIII

An army of faceless Sia graffiti warriors, nudie night vision skinny-dips with Foals, the wide world of emoji metaphor with Memoryhouse and more, in another glorious week of the year’s best lyric vids, coming at […]

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