It's been 30 years since the paranormal comedy Ghostbusters first possessed the big screen – and to celebrate, audio-visual crew Eclectic Method have paid tribute to that classic film with a jittery remix. Jonny Wilson gives the original theme song a distorted electronic facelift, blending fragments of synths, programmed beats and snippets of......
The second that Flying Lotus announced that his upcoming record would be titled You're Dead!, his fans should have expected something grotesque for Halloween. Fittingly, the experimental electronic/hip-hop artist has delivered an animated video for the track "Ready Err Not," which premiered on Adult Swim, that splits the difference between a......
Bruce Springsteen's first children's book Outlaw Pete, based on a character introduced in the Working on a Dream song of the same name, is due out November 4th, and the songwriter-turned-author spoke to the New York Times about his own favorite books and writers. Springsteen's literary tastes are varied, as we learn......
Halloween only rolls around once a year, but that doesn't mean there aren't other occasions — say, a sold-out show in Kansas City, Missouri, during your band's final performance on Keith Urban's Escape Together World Tour — worthy of dressing up in costume and letting your freak flag fly. That's......
With the Nashville installment of Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways HBO show set to air, the group has shared "Congregation," the raucous, guitar-wailing song it wrote while drawing inspiration from Music City. Specifically, the track contains the line, "And they're singing like a bluebird in the round," presumably a reference to the city's Bluebird......
As part of pioneering rap label Def Jam's 30th anniversary celebrations, the label has planned reissues of Public Enemy's 1988 breakthrough album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and their 1990 follow-up LP, Fear of a Black Planet, as multidisc deluxe reissues. Each reissue contains the album......
Not too many people have the gumption to release two albums in one year, but as Rick Ross explained on Power 105.1 earlier this month: "That’s how bosses do it, ya heard me?" The MC is prepping for the release of his seventh LP, Hood Billionaire, just eight months after March's Mastermind; and now Ross has offered up a......
Singer Emily West, who charmed TV viewers as a finalist on the most recent edition of NBC's America's Got Talent earlier this year, has inked a deal with Sony Music's Masterworks label. On December 2nd, West will release a two-track digital single on the label's imprint, Portrait. The single will......
You've got to hand it to ABC. In this week's episode of Nashville, they managed to cross-promote practically every other ABC show on the air except How to Get Away With Murder (so we'll do it for them: #HTGAWM airs Thursdays at 10 p.m.). Between the CMA Award nominations, Good Morning America......
Mitch Hurwitz is re-editing Season Four of Arrested Development to run in chronological order, as opposed to the jumbled timelines and one-character-per-episode structure that marked the beloved show's return to Netflix last year. In his chat with Pretentious Film Majors, Hurwitz didn't say when, or where, the new cut would appear, but Arrested Development fans......
What's left to learn about U2 in 2014? Plenty, as it turns out – especially if you get a few days worth of intimate access to the band in three different countries. Here's the best of what didn't fit into the cover story, from the making of the new album to the......
Metallica are currently prepping remastered, deluxe editions of their first two albums, 1983's Kill 'Em All and 1984's Ride the Lightning, which they hope to put out in 2015, but in the meantime they are asking for help from their fans. The band has requested that anyone who has photos......
The two Dead Weather songs that came as part of Third Man Records' "Vault Package Number 21" on a gold-colored seven-inch are now streaming online. The songs, "Buzzkill(er)" and "It's Just Too Bad," find the band exploring echoey, bluesy garage rock on the former and clattering, shambolic riffage on the......
There's no god to save Domhnall Gleeson from this machine: The actor finds himself caught between man and robot in the intense new trailer for Ex Machina, a sci-fi thriller that marks the directorial debut of Alex Garland, the screenwriter behind 28 Days Later… and Sunshine. Garland also wrote Ex Machina, in which Oscar Isaac (Inside......
At one point during one of the last full days of rehearsal for his upcoming Tattoo Your Name Tour, Hunter Hayes told his half-dozen band members he wants something more "eventful" to happen during the transition from one song to the next. Holed up in a huge warehouse where the stage,......
Only Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein could make preparing for your ultimate, inevitable demise so charming. The pair play two goths planning for the most exciting event of their (after)lives in the first new clip from the upcoming fifth season of their hit sketch show Portlandia. "I was more looking forward to......
Earlier this month, reports surfaced that NBC approached Jon Stewart about hosting Meet The Press after David Gregory's departure. A source told New York that NBC was "ready to back the Brink's truck up" and pay the comedian an absolute fortune.  In an new interview with Rolling Stone, Stewart confirms that there were......
Scottish alternative hip-hop trio Young Fathers were the surprise winners of the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, triumphing over a host of better-known names including FKA Twigs, Royal Blood and Blur's Damon Albarn. The band's album Dead – while critically acclaimed for its mix of De La Soul-style grooves and sonic experimentation......
For serious fans of Garth Brooks, Halloween just became the new Christmas.  Man Against Machine, Brooks' first collection of new material in 13 years, won't hit retailers until November 11th. That hasn't stopped Brooks from offering up a sneak peak at the album's 14 tracks — nearly half of which were......
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is filming in Austin, Texas this week — "a city so liberal, a guitar could marry a cowboy boot," as declared in the introduction to the show's special election coverage, called "Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess." (The left-leaning variety show also deems Austin......