Mad Cool Festival Unveils Its 2021 Lineup With Cardi B, The Killers, Carly Rae Jepsen, And More

Getty Image It’s been a long while since we’ve heard news from major music festivals following the shutdown of the live music industry. But with the COVID vaccine looking promising, it looks like some are already gearing up for next summer. Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival returned to share their 2021 lineup — and it features […]

Brittany Howard Gave A Jazz-Infused Take On Nina Simone’s ‘Revoultion’ For ‘Colbert’

Since the release of her acclaimed debut solo record, Jaime, last year, Brittany Howard has been a staple on late-night television. The singer recently shared performances of her music on The Late Late Show and The Tonight Show. But in an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Howard went off-script. Instead of sharing […]

Indie Mixtape 20: Gulfer Once Slept In A Storage Locker On Tour

Louis-Philippe Desaulniers On their third, self-titled studio album, Montreal quartet Gulfer deliver thirteen intricate and incredibly fun, emo tracks. In many ways, Gulfer bridges the gap between party emo rockers like Glocca Morra and Algernon Cadwallader, and modern acts like Oso Oso and Prince Daddy And The Hyena, combining the twinkly finger-tapped guitars with infectious, […]

What Do We Lose Every Time The Grammys Get It Wrong?

Getty Image Towards the beginning of Taylor Swift’s Miss Americana documentary, the cameras capture her reaction on Grammy nomination day back in 2018. For the first time since Speak Now (2010), she hadn’t received a nomination in any of the big three categories, Album, Song or Record Of The Year. “This is fine,” Taylor said, […]

The Killers Address Their Grammys Snubs With A Pitch-Perfect Donald Trump Impression

Getty Image Yesterday saw the Recording Academy’s announcement of the nominees for the 2021 Grammys. The news brought about much controversy, mostly related to artists like The Weeknd who virtually everybody felt didn’t get the recognition they deserved. Now The Killers, whose new album Imploding The Mirage was released just before the end of the […]

The List Of 2021 Grammy Nominations Is Actually Incomplete Thanks To The Pandemic

Getty Image This morning, the Recording Academy announced its list of 2021 Grammy nominations. Eagle-eyed music fans may have noticed something was a bit off about this year’s list, though. There are 84 categories for the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, but only 83 sets of nominations were announced today. This means the Academy didn’t share […]

Prince Will Have To Beat Mister Rogers To Win A Grammy In 2021

Getty Image There’s not much overlap between the intended audiences of Fred Rogers (aka Mister Rogers) and Prince. The former was presented to appeal to young children learning about the world they live in, while the latter’s work was made for anybody who wants sexed-up pop/funk/R&B/rock. What the two deceased figures do have in common, […]

Fans Are Mad About Egregious 2021 Grammy Snubs For Harry Styles, Fiona Apple, And Women In Rap

Getty Image The full list of nominees for the 2021 Grammys was announced starting at noon ET this morning, which means the inevitable criticisms of the list began at approximately 12:01 p.m. ET this morning. One important piece of information to remember during these trying times, though, is the eligibility window: Only works released between […]

Women Musicians Dominated The 2021 Grammy Nominations For Best Rock Performance

Getty Image The music industry may have looked vastly different this year, but that didn’t stop musicians from releasing some of their strongest work to date. The Recording Academy began announcing their nominations for the 2021 Grammys Tuesday and one category in particular saw woman musicians being recognized for their contributions in a historically male-dominated […]

The Complete List Of 2021 Grammy Awards Nominations

Getty Image Earlier this morning, the Recording Academy revealed that The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will host the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on January 31, 2021 and air on CBS. That’s not the biggest Grammy news of the day, though (with all due respect to Noah), as the full list of […]