Julian Casablancas announced a new album today (March 6) with a teaser trailer that, in two minutes of scrappy VHS visuals and fast and furious song snippets, packed more questions than answers.
Did you find Beyoncé's video for 'Drunk In Love' a bit cringe, especially when combined with Jay-Z's appalling 'your breasteses are my breakfastes' verse? No matter. A clever guy called Jesse Hill has made a whole new film for the track using Emoji. It's perfect:
The future of BBC Three is up in the air today with the news that BBC director general Tony Hall is expected to announce he is axing the channel as part of a money saving scheme. A campaign to save the channel, famous for being a breeding ground for new comedy, music festival coverage and undercover documentaries, is already circulating with parallels being drawn between this situation and that of BBC 6Music.
Sometimes in life we make mistakes before we come good. Just check out Matthew McConaughey mugging around in The Wedding Planner and Sahara before winning an Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. Musicians are no different, with many a great band coming with baggage from past attempts at making it in the industry. Luckily for us, thanks to the internet, those moments are stored forever in an online cache. Here are ten examples of bands and artists who have pasts they'd probably rather forget.
As anyone who's tried it will know, it's not easy to get away with black lipstick. But if anyone can pull it off, it's Alice Glass. Here she is looking typically insouciant sitting with an unusually conventionally-dressed Yeezy (and Dasha Zhukova). What would a Crystal Castles v Kanye West comeback sound like? 'Challenging', we imagine, judging by the artists' most recent records. Challenging and fascinating. Let's have it.