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Soundtracking the Resistance - Fascists in America

Examining Trump's Response to the White Supremacist Rally and Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Aug 18, 2017

With the President outdoing himself in a bid to appear like a terrible human being, there's only really one thing to talk about this week. Still, read on and you might find a few positive developments outside his Charlottesville debacle. More

Jul 28, 2017

This week Jake Snider from Minus the Bear discusses the future of the right, the state of the country, and his move from one side of the political spectrum to the other. We also round-up a busy and unpleasant week for Trump, particularly when it comes to healthcare and transgender rights, plus there's a little Iron & Wine to close. More

Jul 26, 2017

This morning President Trump announced on Twitter that Transgender people were no longer allowed to serve in the military in any capacity, a reversal of an Obama policy. Several notable musicians have spoken out against the ban, including Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste, Tegan and SaraLady GagaKeshaBest Coast, and others. More

100 Artists Sign Guitar for Planned Parenthood - Michael Stipe, Florence Welch, Feist, and More

Plus Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Mac DeMarco, Lady Gaga, Arctic Monkey's Alex Turner, Jim James, Matt Berninger, Perfume Genius, and Others

Apr 17, 2017

Over 100 artists have signed an acoustic guitar for Planned Parenthood and for $10 you can buy a drawing ticket to enter to win the guitar.  More

Thom Yorke, Paul Mccartney, Trent Reznor and More Lobby Congress for Gun Control

Billboard open letter signed by almost 200 industry figures,

Jun 24, 2016

Thom Yorke, Paul McCartney, Trent Reznor and Lady Gaga are among the nearly 200 artists and music industry executives that have joined Billboard to sign an open letter to Congress urging them to “Stop Gun Violence Now.” More

What Are Mark Ronson, Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, and Lady Gaga Working On?

Instagram Photos Show Them in All the Studio Together

May 23, 2016

Mark Ronson's massive hit fourth album, last year's Uptown Special, included three songs that were co-written by and featured Kevin Parker of Tame Impala. So it's not a huge surprise to see Ronson and Parker in the studio together again. More

Feb 16, 2016

Whether or not Lady Gaga was the perfect performer to lead the Grammys' tribute to the late David Bowie last night is up for debate. While, like Bowie, Gaga has also been adept at creating stage personas and blurring gender lines (and also recently took up acting), the two never worked together and it's unclear if they ever even met (or whether or not Bowie was a Gaga fan).  More

Listen: Lady Gaga – “Applause (Purity Ring Remix)”

Applause Remix EP Due Out October 1

Sep 20, 2013

Purity Ring have never made any bones about being pop fans. So it seems logical that they’d be tapped to add their own ghostly atmospherics to Lady Gaga’s newest single, “Applause.”  More

Lana Del Rey Blasts Lady Gaga in Leaked Song “So Legit”

From One Manufactured Pop Queen to Another

Jul 24, 2013

Something’s rotten in the state of Brooklyn. Could it be that two of its finest manufactured pop queens—Lady Gaga and Lana Del Ray—aren’t BFFs, like we so wanted to believe? More

Listen: The Horrors Remix Lady Gaga

Born This Way: The Remix Out November 21

Nov 11, 2011

As previously reported, Lady Gaga has enlisted a slew of notable artists to give her album Born This Way a re-rub. We have The Horrors' contribution.  More

The Horrors, Goldfrapp, Foster the People and More Remix Gaga

Born This Way The Remix Due Out November 21

Oct 21, 2011

A slew of indie and indie-approved artists are busy remixing Lady Gaga’s Born this Way More



Reviews

The Fame Monster

The Fame Monster

Streamline/Interscope

Jan 13, 2010

Lady Gaga's appearance on Saturday Night Live last year was notable not only for her game-changing piano improvisation during her second performance, which showcased her stunning voice and piano skills, but also for the passing of the pop torch to her from Madonna during a skit. More