Mac Miller’s 3rd Studio Album Is Done

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Mac Miller's 3rd album will drop imminently. Mac Miller announced today via a string of tweets that his 3rd studio album is finally finished. Two days ago we broke down the long and winding road Miller took to piece together the album.  Indeed, as he wrote today, it took him 9 different albums that will never see the light of day before he got what he wanted. "I am now … [Read more...]

Dr. Dre to Release New Album as ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Soundtrack

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Dr. Dre will finally end fans' 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre is expected to confirm the album, the companion piece to the N.W.A biopic, on his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy this Saturday. Ice … [Read more...]

Gary Clark Jr. on New Album: ‘I Was Very Aware of the Sophomore Slump’

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Gary Clark Jr. walks into Arlyn Studios in Austin, Texas, like he, if not owns the place, could navigate it blindfolded, walking backwards and playing a gnarly solo. This is not a surprise. The 31-year-old Clark, blues guitarist, lifelong Austinite and increasingly famous recording artist, has just spent a year and change in this deceptively small studio working on and off to … [Read more...]

Darkstar announce third album Foam Island, stream lead single

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Sitting and splashing in the tub, cupping your hands and forming little islets of jasmine-scented bubbles with the foamy water — don’t you remember the days? Darkstar, the British duo of Aiden Whalley and James Young, certainly do, and no doubt they’ve been reminiscing on their bubble bath experiences a hell of a lot lately, perhaps even indulging on occasion. Foam Island, … [Read more...]

Clint Black Preps New Album With Old Strategy

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"It's not trying to sound like everything on the radio," says the country legend of his first new full-length in 10 years. Clint Black has a new record label home for his first studio album in almost a decade. The country legend is putting the finishing touches on an LP to be released this fall via Thirty Tigers, which has led marketing efforts for recent releases by the … [Read more...]