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New Abnormal: Reading And Leeds Fail To Embrace The Future

With a woefully conservative 2021 line up...

Caught on September 01, 2020

Black Thought, Jazmine Sullivan, Loraine James, and More: This Week’s Pitchfork Selects Playlist

Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects playlist, we’re sharing what our writers are playing obsessively and highlighting some of the Pitchfork staff’s favorite new music.

Caught on August 31, 2020

The Story Behind Every Song On Knot’s Debut Album

Listen to Knot below and read on for the Furman’s track-by-track breakdown of the album.

Caught on August 29, 2020

Khruangbin discuss their musical process, uniting styles and cultures, and their favorite guitarists from around the world

The Texas three-piece return with an album replete with impeccable funk and richly embroidered guitar sounds from around the globe

Caught on August 26, 2020

Iggy Pop's Cockatoo Is Now A Charity Ambassador

The bird - named Biggy Pop - was invited to become the “founding patron” of the Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital in Australia, and gladly accepted.

Caught on August 25, 2020

Justin Townes Earle died of a “probable drug overdose”, according to police

Earle had struggled with addiction since he was 12 years old, and spent time in rehab on a number of occasions.

Caught on August 25, 2020

Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh Terrorized By Neighborhood TikTok Influencers’ “COVID Parties”

As the UK tabloid The Daily Mail reports, revelers at the Appian Way home have turned the area into a “party warzone” marked by “defecating and urinating in the street, having sex in cars, smoking marijuana in a fire risk area, and blocking the street until dawn.”

Caught on August 25, 2020

Phoenix, BTS, Father John Misty, Julia Stone, and More: This Week’s Pitchfork Selects Playlist

Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects playlist, we’re sharing what our writers are playing obsessively and highlighting some of the Pitchfork staff’s favorite new music. The playlist is a grab-bag of tracks: Its only guiding principle is that these are the songs you’d gladly send to a friend.

Caught on August 24, 2020

Beats 1 Radio Is Now Called Apple Music 1

Five years after launching, the global 24/7 radio station has a new name

Caught on August 19, 2020

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Three Women

Sources tell Pitchfork the acclaimed songwriter exposed himself without consent, forced a woman to touch his penis, and pressured a 19-year-old into nonconsensual sex

Caught on August 13, 2020

#6MusicAlbumClub - Blur

Steve warms up for the 6 Music Album Club, celebrating 25 years since Oasis went head to head with Blur in the Battle Of Britpop 1995 by playing Blur's The Great Escape in full.

Caught on August 13, 2020

#6MusicAlbumClub - Oasis

Steve gets ready for tonight's Battle Of Britpop anniversary 6 Music Album Club with classic interviews with Food Record's Andy Ross and Creation Record's Alan McGee.

Caught on August 12, 2020

Kane Brown Called The Cops After He Got Lost In His Backyard

Country singer Kane Brown was rescued by police after getting lost in his own backyard, People reports.

Caught on August 11, 2020

Support Your Local Record Store

We were delighted to work with the talented heads at Crispin Finn on an exclusive new shirt to celebrate shop culture, just in time for #loverecordstores 2020 too!

Caught on August 10, 2020

Daði Freyr covers Netflix Eurovision film song “Jaja Ding Dong”

After many requests, Daði Freyr has finally covered "Jaja Ding Dong" from the Netflix film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga.

Caught on August 08, 2020

Taylor Swift beats Fontaines D.C. to UK Number One album

The Irish band were on course for the top spot until the CD release of 'Folklore' was brought forward

Caught on August 07, 2020

Best Coast Release New Version of “Boyfriend” With LGBTQ-Inclusive Lyrics: Listen

Proceeds benefit the Trevor Project, a nonprofit supporting LGBTQ+ youth

Caught on August 07, 2020

The Scientific Benefits of Listening to New Music

A discussion of why it’s good for your brain to listen to music you haven’t heard before, on the latest episode of our podcast The Pitchfork Review

Caught on August 07, 2020

Michael Eavis admits he’s uncertain that Glastonbury will return in 2021

In an interview with ITV News last night (3 August), Eavis said he is trying to "move heaven and earth" to make sure the festival goes ahead next year, but also explained it "doesn't necessarily mean it will happen, that is just wishful thinking."

Caught on August 04, 2020

Mercury Awards consider changes to eligibility rules after Rina Sawayama backlash

The award organisers have been in touch with Rina to say they are looking at updating their rules

Caught on August 03, 2020

You Can Now Listen to Spotify Remotely With Friends

The latest version of the Group Session feature lets you listen to playlists and podcasts with up to four other people at the same time

Caught on July 29, 2020