Mick Jagger Slams Harry Styles Comparisons: ‘He Doesn’t Have a Voice Like Mine’

Harry Styles just released his third album, Harry’s House, and the 13-song project just further proves that the former One Direction star is heavily influenced by classic rock. As a solo artist, Styles has garnered comparisons to Mick Jagger, but from the sounds of it the Rolling Stones frontman isn’t too pleased with those. During […]

May 22, 2022

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Guitar Sells For $4.5 Million at Auction

When the guitar Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video went up for auction, its estimated value was between $600,000-$800,000. But the final price far exceeded those estimates. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay ended up buying the left-handed Fender Mustang for a whopping $4,500,000. “I am thrilled to preserve and protect […]

Watch Japanese Breakfast Play Two Jubilee Songs in SNL Debut

Tonight marked the Season 47 finale of Saturday Night Live. It also marked the debuts of host Natasha Lyonne and musical guest Japanese Breakfast. Ahead of the episode, it was announced that longtime cast members Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Kate McKinnon would not be returning next season. Michelle Zauner and company performed “Be […]

Der Kommissar: Our 1986 Boris Becker Feature

This article originally appeared in the January 1986 issue of SPIN.  Ion Tiriac, tennis’ Transylvanian terror, who claims to be related to Count Dracula, is Boris Becker‘s manager. Immediately following the 17-year-old West German’s historic Wimbledon victory, Ion was heard to tell Becker, “Your life is over. You are born again with me.” In his […]

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Reflects on 25 Years of OK Computer

OK Computer might not have come out until July 1, 1997 in the United States; however, May 21st marks the 25th anniversary of the release in Japan, and Radiohead‘s Ed O’Brien took the opportunity to reflect on the album in a pair of Instagram posts. Inspired by a BB6 Music’s celebration of OK Computer, the guitarist […]

May 21, 2022

Morrissey to ‘Showcase’ Songs From Unreleased New Album in Las Vegas

Morrissey has revealed that his previously announced residency in Las Vegas will “showcase” songs from his as-yet-unreleased new album, Bonfire of Teenagers, which has been finished for more than a year. At each of the first four shows on his just-launched U.S. tour, the former Smiths frontman has debuted what he said from the stage […]

May 20, 2022

Meet Lizzy McAlpine, The Genius Songwriter Who Won Over Finneas and Phoebe Bridgers

Dropping out of music school in the middle of a global pandemic might sound like a bad idea, but for Lizzy McAlpine, it was the opposite. After completing two years at Berklee College of Music in Boston, McAlpine decided to leave homework behind and focus on just releasing music instead. Most importantly, she wanted to […]

Report: U2’s Bono, Edge Writing Songs for Jim Sheridan Biopic

U2’s Bono and The Edge are in talks to compose original music for a biopic on the life of Irish director Jim Sheridan, according to a report in Variety. North Star will be produced by Timothy Scott Bogart, who just released the movie Spinning Gold about his late father, Casablanca Records impresario Neil Bogart. Best […]