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  1. Report: Karrueche Tran Obtains Restraining Order Against Chris Brown, Says He Threatened to Kill Her

    02.21 / 22:57 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Model Karrueche Tran has obtained a domestic violence restraining order against her ex, Chris Brown, TMZ reports. Tran and Brown have been connected off and on for several years, but Tran sought the order recently, after Brown allegedly threatened to kill her. TMZ's details are harrowing: Karrueche claims in a sworn statement to…
  2. Jobless Milo Yiannopoulos Apologizes at Press Conference, Says He’s Proud to Be a “Free Speech Warrior”

    02.21 / 22:57 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    At a packed press conference this afternoon following news that he’d lost his $250,000 book deal with Simon & Schuster as well as his speaking spot at CPAC and his job at Breitbart, racist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos apologized for his year-old comments defending pedophilia that surfaced after he appeared last week on Real Time W…
  3. Hear Diplo Revisit His Hollertronix Days on New Hourlong BBC Radio Mix

    02.21 / 21:47 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Before he had a handful of Grammy nominations and a satirical TV show about his life starring a former resident of Dawson's Creek, Diplo was one half of the DJ duo Hollertronix. With a series of parties and mixtapes, Hollertronix, which also featured Philadelphia-based DJ Low Budget, made their names by mixing raucous lo-fi club music together wi…
  4. New Music: The 1975 – “By Your Side” (Sade Cover)

    02.21 / 20:38 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    As rumored 'round the pop gossip internet, Brit heartthrobs the 1975 premiered a non-album single called "By Your Side" today, and it turns out it's a cover of Sade's 2000 original. The new song is part of a charity effort supporting the U.K. organization War Child (as is a new Brandi Carlile covers album, also announced today). Speaking to…
  5. Calvin Harris Reveals Details of Collaboration With Frank Ocean and Migos

    02.21 / 20:38 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    After playing a snippet of his collaboration with Frank Ocean on Snapchat last month, Calvin Harris appears ready to roll out his latest hit. The superproducer tweeted the single cover and credit list for the track, which also includes a feature from the still-hot Migos. The song is called "Slide." CALVIN HARRIS // FRANK O…
  6. HBO Melodrama Big Little Lies Is More Profound Than It May Appear

    02.21 / 20:38 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    It's clear by the end or middle of the pilot of HBO’s Big Little Lies that the show operates in comfortable territory for the production company. Unlike the extended art film it replaced on the channel's lineup--The Young Pope-- the wheel is in no way being reinvented here. Lies features a collection of interwoven domestic melodramas united around a̷…
  7. Good Rumor: Future Is Dropping Another Album on Friday

    02.21 / 20:38 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Future just dropped an album four days ago, but it won't be a surprise that he has no plans on stopping. Industry publication Hits Daily Double is reporting that Future is releasing another album this Friday. The rumor is unconfirmed, but HDD reports the new collection will be "more Rhythmic-leaning and radio-friendly," according to its sources. It would be his&…
  8. Barack Obama Wrote a Foreword For a Brandi Carlile Covers Album

    02.21 / 19:21 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Today, in confusing music news, pop-country singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile has announced a new star-studded compilation album, Cover Stories, which consists entirely of new renditions of songs from her 2007 sophomore album The Story, the 10 year anniversary of which is this April. The list of collaborators is a varied and auspicious bunch, including appearances from Adele (a cover of&…
  9. New Music: Ride – “Charm Assault”

    02.21 / 18:15 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    The reunited Ride return today with a new song, "Charm Assault." It's the first single from an as-yet-unnannounced new album, and the first new music from Ride in 20 years—their previous album was 1996's Tarantula. In an accompanying statement, Ride's Andy Bell (also formerly of Oasis and Beady Eye) noted that the song was inspired by anger atR…
  10. David Bowie Fans Want to Raise $1.2 Million to Build Lightning Bolt Statue in London

    02.21 / 18:15 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Diehard David Bowie fans are hoping to raise $1.2 million to build a 90-foot-tall sculpture modeled on the lightning bolt from the cover of Aladdin Sane in the late singer’s hometown of Brixton, London. While the project has been endorsed by Bowie’s official website, it still has a long time to go before reaching its…
  11. The Composers Behind the Epic Music of Planet Earth II Talk About Scoring the Iguana Chase Scene and Working With David

    02.21 / 17:08 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Ten years after Planet Earth blew the minds of every biology student and pot-smoking teen who came across it, the BBC has rolled out the sequel: Planet Earth II, which premiered stateside on Saturday after a run in the UK late last year. You may have been too dazzled by the dancing birds and rooftop-jumping langurs to pay much atte…
  12. Watch a Young Kurt Cobain Play With Plasma Globes at Radio Shack

    02.21 / 17:08 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Yesterday, on what would’ve been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday, video archivist Mike Ziegler published a previously unreleased video of the Nirvana frontman playing with three plasma globes at a Radio Shack in Aberdeen, WA during what appears to be some sort of photo or video shoot. According to Ziegler, the clip was filmed on Jan…
  13. Chance the Rapper Previews a Potentially Fire Collaboration With Future

    02.21 / 17:08 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Chance the Rapper dropped a Presidents' Day gem on his Instagram account. The three-time Grammy winner previewed a new collaboration with Future, who appeared on Coloring Book highlight "Smoke Break." The clip promises this cut will be an improvement. It's a trap requiem in which Future handles hook duty and Chance the Rapper tampers down the Christian overtures for some…
  14. In Interview With Marilyn Manson, Gucci Mane Says He Wants to Be More Like the Flaming Lips

    02.21 / 17:08 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    There are plenty of quotable passages from Gucci Mane's new interview with his friend Marilyn Manson in CR Fashion Book.  There's an interesting bit about how dead-set he is on ignoring the caprices of government--"If Hillary won, if Jeb Bush won, if Ben Carson won, I got the same plan: get me some money, …
  15. Video: Conor Oberst – “Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out”

    02.21 / 17:08 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Ahead of the March 17 release of his new album Salutations, Conor Oberst has unveiled a video for "Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out." (A solo version of the song first appeared on last October's album Ruminations.) The clip was directed by Greg Marinaccio and, appropriately, it appears to be shot at its East Village namesake, St. Dymphna's bar. As Stereogum points out, one of the……
  16. Viral Star Alex Trebek Is Back at It Again With the Funny Rapping

    02.21 / 15:48 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Last month, I foolishly assumed that the world may have reached the logical combustion point for Alex Trebek's seemingly desperate quest for a heightened profile on the internet—this was after the 76-year-old Jeopardy! host said "Yaas queen" on the air. Alas, we underestimated Jeopardy!, a show once widely considered to be harmless fun but which now&…
  17. Spoon Announce 2017 Tour

    02.21 / 15:48 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Ahead of the release of their new album Hot Thoughts, Spoon have announced a 2017 tour. The 15-date trek begins in late April and will take the band to the southeastern U.S., Ohio, Colorado, and Germany. Check out the full list of shows below and listen to "Hot Thoughts" here. https://twitter.com/spoontheband/status/834058517749211136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw …
  18. Pixies Extend 2017 North American Tour

    02.21 / 15:48 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Pixies fans in the Midwest and Canada rejoice—the band has practically doubled the number of dates on a previously announced 2017 tour. The new run of shows extends through the fall, adding stops in the northeastern U.S. as well as Montreal, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Denver. There's also a newly announced show in Baltimore in May. Check out…
  19. Video: Katy Perry – “Chained to the Rhythm”

    02.21 / 14:43 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    After debuting "Chained to the Rhythm" earlier this month and performing it at the Grammys, Katy Perry has dropped the official video for the single. The new flick, directed by Mathew Cullen, follows the hyper-saturated color scheme of her videography and takes places at a fictional amusement park called Oblivia. Song feature Skip Marley also …
  20. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite in Studio

    02.20 / 17:54 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Over the weekend, former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited in the studio for the first time in seven years to work on Starr’s new album. The drummer shared a photo of the pair on Twitter. "Thanks for coming over man and playing Great bass," he wrote. "I love you man peace and l…