Neil Young calls for “new rules for policing” with live “Southern Man” video
"It’s not just ‘Southern Man’ now. It’s everywhere across the USA," Neil says of his anti-racist anthem from After the Gold Rush.
Thurston Moore shares new song “Strawberry Moon”
Thurston Moore calls his new nine-minute instrumental "a new piece for new peace."
watch MAITA’s “Pay to Play” video from their Kill Rock Stars debut
MAITA's debut album, Best Wishes, is out now on Kill Rock Stars.
listen to new Archers of Loaf song “Talking Over Talk”
"Talking Over Talk" is set to slow simmer and makes good use of Eric Bachmann's smoky pipes.
3 other cops charged in murder of George Floyd; Chauvin’s charge upgraded to second degree
Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar confirmed this news, Tweeting "Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is increasing charges against Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree in George Floyd’s murder and also charging other 3 officers. This is another important step for justice."
Bob Mould preps protest LP ‘Blue Hearts,’ shares “American Crisis” to benefit charities
Bob calls Blue Hearts “the catchiest batch of protest songs I’ve ever written in one sitting.”
hackers played NWA’s “Fuck Tha Police” & more over Chicago police scanners
Hackers have also played Tay Zonday and Wesley Willis over Chicago Police radios.
25 Music Movies & Series to Watch on HBO Max
New streaming service HBO Max just launched and there's A LOT on it, including many music-related titles. We've picked a few things that are worth seeking out.
Allen Ginsberg online birthday fest this week w/ Patti Smith, Sonic Youth & more
Today (6/3) would've been poet and beat icon Allen Ginsberg's 94th birthday and the Howl Arts organization is throwing an online film festival to celebrate.
TV cops donating to bail funds, asking other actors who play TV/movie cops to do the same
Actors Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99) and Griffin Newman both pledged 11k, tweeting, ”If you currently play a cop? If you make tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop? I’ll let you do the math.”