Plus: Lorde, The Replacements, Nick Cave, Modest Mouse, and Lykke Li.
Upcoming Festival Appearances
Find out which acts are the most obscure and which are the most mainstream.
Not a lot of love out there for R. Kelly.
Queens of the Stone Age, The Black Keys, and Disclosure are among the biggest culprits.
The sisterly trio takes on Queen Bey’s latest chart-topper.
Alana, Danielle, and Este get their groove on.
HAIM, MGMT, Foster the People, Motörhead, Bryan Ferry, Chromeo, and more.
Not only that, but Alex Trebex played song samples!
Plus: St. Vincent, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Mogwai, HAIM, and Darkside.
OutKast, Kraftwerk, Frank Ocean, Neutral Milk Hotel, The National, and loads more.
Childish Hambino? Flanye West? Pearl Jam? Yum.
Plus, QOTSA, The National, Kendrick Lamar, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and Disclosure.
The Internet wins again.
Plus, Foster the People, HAIM, Girl Talk, and Earl Sweatshirt.
Ann Powers helps us look at what the year may hold.
Plus, The Replacements, Queens of the Stone Age, Beck, Lorde, and The Knife.
Bill Werde’s Billboard op-ed tackles the right problem with the wrong solution.
A new column dedicated to the rumors.
Our 2013 Rookie of the Year brings it home.
The best creative you’ll find in music today.
Heard a good cover lately? How about all year?
We took many, many trips to the record store this year.
Another year, another five names off the marquee.
Lose yourself to dance.
Once again, a veteran teaches us a thing or two.