THE BOOMTOWN RATS: "I Don't Like Mondays," live at the Secret Policemen's Other Ball.
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to The War on Drugs, Bat Fangs, Lily Konigsberg and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has Billy Bragg, Sam Evian,Geese, and more.
DINOSAUR JR streams a surprise live LP, including their cover of The Cure's "Just Like Heaven."
DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE streams The Photo Album plus demos on Apple Music.
SPOON returns with "The Hardest Cut," which absolutely slaps.
MIDNIGHT OIL returns with "Rising Seas."
NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE are "Heading West."
AIMEE MANN shares "I See You."
WILLIE NELSON & LUKAS NELSON cover George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass."
PAUL McCARTNEY: Unlocking his artistic influences, from Stockhausen to Hamburg.
R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe talks about New Adventures in Hi-Fi at 25.
THE THE's Matt Johnson talks 'The Comeback Special,' his harrowing 2020 hospitalization, and finding a way forward in polarized times.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at "Justify My Love," the horny trip-hop provocation that Madonna made with Lenny Kravitz.
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Halloween was more trick than treat for the domestic box office. Dune repeats atop the chart with 15.5MM on a 62 percent drop which is better than some of the HBO Max dual releases, but worse than some. Halloween Kills places with 8.5MM on a 41 percent drop. No Time to Die shows with 7.8MM on 36 percent drop. Even so, October 2021 looks to be the best month for the movies in the pandemic period.
DUNE director Denis Villeneuve talks Part Two and.... Dune Messiah?
ANA de ARMAS looks set to play the lead role in the John Wick spin-off movie Ballerina.
HILARIA BALDWIN fears Alec will develop PTSD after shooting his cinematographer. Not sure trying to make him the victim is good PR here.
ICE CUBE drops out of the Jack Black movie 'Oh Hell No' over a vaccination requirement.
KIM KARDASHIAN & PETE DAVISON are... just friends?
JOHN WOO is set to helm his first US action film in nearly two decades with the upcoming Silent Night, which features no dialogue whatsoever.
WILL SMITH: The Best Shape Of My Life has a trailer online.
A BABY ELEPHANT, enjoying a bath.
AN ADULT ELEPHANT smashes a great pumpkin or two.
AN OCTOPUS, changing colors while sleeping.
HEY, ROCKY, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.
CALIFORNIA CONDORS: Virgin births discovered in critically endangered birds.