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Maggie Lindemann is 'So Obsessed' With New Single and Pat McGrath Beauty Campaign

Soon, you’re going to be ‘so obsessed’ with ‘Obsessed.’ Maggie Lindemann is a name synonymous with the new era social media celebrity, and for good reason: The young singer and beauty mogul reveals brand new track “Obsessed” today (Nov. 17), just under a week after news quickly spread about her massive deal with beauty-royalty Pat McGrath. On Sunday, LA

Red Velvet Drops 'Perfect Velvet' Album: Watch the Haunting 'Peek-A-Boo' Music Video

Two years after dropping their first full-length album, the poptastic The Red, Red Velvet returned today with Perfect Velvet and an eerie music video for the lead single “Peek-A-Boo.” Perfect Velvet is the girl group’s third album the year, following Rookie and The Red Summer EPs, both which topped the World Albums chart. The new release's

Red Velvet Talks 'Perfect Velvet' Album, Changing Up Their Style for 'Peek-A-Boo'

After kicking f the year by falling in love with a “Rookie” and then giving Korea a summer hit with “Red Flavor,” Red Velvet is back with the most Perfect Velvet side themselves yet with their second full-length album and a brand new single, the taunting “Peek-A-Boo.” Released on Friday (Nov. 17), the 9-track Perfect Velvet presents a

Best New Songs of the Week: Kelela, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Julien Baker, Sam Smith

Every week Vulture highlights the best new music. If the song is worthy your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks below, share yours in the comments, and subscribe to the Vulture Playlist for a comprehensive guide to the year’s best music. Kelela, “Better”No one tells you how messy a relationship

Introducing the Funny, Sad Songwriting of Phoebe Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers already knows you think her songs are sad. Not because she gives them titles like “Funeral,” or because she peppers a love song with references to the deaths musical icons and expresses the desire to “check] out to hide from life.” No, Bridgers has an inkling her songs are sad because that’s the

Macklemore’s Latest Effort Falls Flat Without Ryan Lewis

Macklemore’s mainstream moment arrived too loudly and precipitously, and he always seemed to be too pure an underground rap guy to know exactly what to do about it. His breakthrough hit was a sneering, anti-commercial screed about things dumb people do wrong when they suddenly come into money and influence. I can’t think the last

Cashmerely – Carefree Trapboy

Cashmerely drops his 8 track album Carefree Trapboy: Last time we heard from hip hop artist Cashmerely was during the release his album “Road to Riches and Diamond Rings”. 2016 was filled with him completing nine mixtapes and an album, there wasn’t much more his fans could ask for. But, more, was just was he

Thisis50 Indie Artist Spotlight: Lou Jefe bakes the beats with new single ‘Pippen’

MILWAUKEE, WI – Lou Jefe is a musician who wants to invite you into the kitchen for his new project, “Lou Cheffe.” The EP is inspired by his journey through the music industry – a journey that spans more than a decade and has seen him collaborate with the likes Mike Jones, NotNormal and Earl &

Thisis50 Indie Artist Spotlight: AfterParty brings upbeat new sound with good vibes to the industry with self-titled EP

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Give Ashley Uriegas a bottle Hennessy and a kickin’ beat and she will create a song so upbeat that it’ll be hard for anyone to stay f their feet and have a good time. That’s what her music is all about – good times and good vibes. It’s the reason she adopted

Zayn Malik teases the release of his next album

Former One Direction star and Twenty Quid Award 2016 winner Zayn Malik has been teasing some the important details about his upcoming second studio album. Speaking to The FADER, Zayn revealed that he’s “kind finalised” things when it comes to the follow-up to Mind Mine. “Every day I find another song that I’m swapping out

Kelly Clarkson Has Gifted Us With Two Soulful New Singles Just in Time for Fall

Kelly Clarkson knows that you need her to get through the transition between summer and fall, and so she has released not one, but two new singles this bright September morning. The first, “Love So St,” is an upbeat, dancy number, with a video that feels like the world’s most psychedelic fabric-stener commercial. The other,

Taylor Swift Just Snuck a Preview of Her New Song Into a Football-Game Broadcast

Viewers the big Saturday night Alabama-FSU football game were in for quite the surprise as Taylor Swift, current queen surprise-music releases, previewed her new song “Ready for It.” Marked by the refrain “Let the Games Begin” and without the diabolical self-obsession “Look What You Made Me Do,” instead “Ready for It” is the kind upbeat

Thisis50 Indie Artist Spotlight: East Coast Reggaeton group Los Unicos turns heads with new music

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – Los Unicos’ name says everything you need to know about them. They dare to be different. They are “unique.” In fact, the music that comes from the Reggaeton and Latin-pop group out Bergen County, New Jersey is so unique that it’s turning heads not just in the U.S., but internationally, as

Review: Queens of the Stone Age Rediscover Their Swagger on Villains

Josh Homme has one the best batting averages in modern rock, thanks to a restless mind full demented ideas and regular access to great players from Failure, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, and beyond. There’s scarcely a dud among the nearly 30 years Queens the Stone Age, Kyuss, Eagles Death Metal, and Them Crooked Vultures albums

Review: The Disorienting Beauty of Grizzly Bear’s Painted Ruins

Eight months into what’s shaping up to be one the strangest years on record, it’s hard to shake the sense each morning that literally anything is possible. You might wake up to news a clandestine vote to revoke health care, or catty government in-fighting, or heartless domestic terror, or the palpable threat nuclear cataclysm. It’s