POP MUSIC: Let's talk about it.
NEW RELEASES: Paste points you to JARV IS, Dehd, Lianna La Havas, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has Protomartyr, Crack Cloud, PAINT, and more.
RICHARD THOMPSON released a new acoustic EP, Bloody Noses.
R.E.M. is streaming A Stirling Performance today.
MATT BERNINGER shares "Distant Axis."
EMITT RHODES, cult musician, singer songwriter and onetime frontman of '60s baroque pop group The Merry-Go-Round, has died. He was 70.
BILLY JOEL began playing a ragtime tune on a piano kicked to the curb in Huntington, Long Island.
16 GREAT BANDS influenced by Gang of Four.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at the Police's world-conquering stalker ballad "Every Breath You Take."
JESSICA BIEL & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE are reportedly parents again.
THE AVENGERS are paying tribute to Bridger Walker, the young boy who sustained serious injuries while saving his sister from a dog attack.
RYAN GOSLING & CHRIS EVANS are set to star in The Gray Man, Netflix's biggest-budget feature, with Joe & Anthony Russo directing. The intention here is to create a new franchise with a James Bond level of scale.
KANYE WEST, who was running then not running for potus, delivered a lengthy monologue Sunday in South Carolina, touching on topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.
MICKEY ROURKE is still beefing with Robert De Niro.
HAYDEN PANETTIERE's ex pleads not guilty to felony assault charges.
ALEX TREBEK is Still in the Game.
FLETCH is getting a reboot starring Jon Hamm.
YIKES! You can see the alligator surface and go after the kayak.
CHIPMUNKS, fattened up on acorns, are driving people nuts.
A WOMAN shouts 'I still love sharks' after being attacked by one.
THE NOVOSIBIRSK ZOO welcomes 16 cobalt-eyed kittens of Pallas's cat.