Tag Archives: Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming

Popcast: What Are the Billboard Charts Really Measuring?

Source: New York Times » Music

Changes to the formulas used to build albums and singles charts will weigh paid streams more than free ones. What will the impact be? A conversation, on Popcast.

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Ranting and Rapping Online in China, and Raking In Millions

Source: New York Times » Music

Li Tianyou is one of China’s best-known internet personalities and a hero for a generation of disaffected youth from smaller cities and rural areas.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kelela Wants Answers, and Jackie Shane Gets Another Shot

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s 10 most notable new songs from Rae Sremmurd, Garbage, Thundercat and more.

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The Breakdown: Older Lawn Bowlers Put Their Hands Up to Save Club, With a Beyoncé Twist

Source: New York Times » Music

A beloved lawn bowling club may be at risk of losing its Melbourne home, but thanks to a parody video racking up hits, it has gained some beloved dancers.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Mick Jagger Takes Aim at a Mad World

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s most notable new songs from Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Maggie Rogers, Gregg Allman and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Nine Inch Nails and Shabazz Palaces Issue Retorts for Anxious Times

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Nine Inch Nails, Shabazz Palaces and more.

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Critic’s Notebook: The Unfinished Work of Alan Lomax’s Global Jukebox

Source: New York Times » Music

A free, interactive web portal features more than 6,000 recordings from that music collector’s archives. But there are questions the project still must answer.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kesha and Lil Wayne Return, Fighting for Their Independence

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s 11 most important new songs, from a track off Jennifer Lopez’s first Spanish-language album since 2007 to a somber Four Tet song.

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Playlist: The Playlist: J Balvin Displays His Global Savvy, and St. Vincent Keeps it Local

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear 11 new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Tyler, the Creator, the National and more.

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New ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Music Video Takes Aim at Immigration

Source: New York Times » Music

A new music video for a song off the “Hamilton Mixtape” soundtrack takes direct aim at President Trump’s immigration rhetoric.

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Playlist: The Playlist: A Different Side of Chuck Berry and a New Sound for Coldplay

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear 10 new songs selected by our pop critics from Algiers, Sad13, Cold Specks and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Matt Ox Delivers the Sound of This Second

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s most notable new songs from Rita Ora, Washed Out, Gary Allan, Charles Lloyd and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Selena Gomez Goes Low-Gloss, and Camila Cabello Flees Fifth Harmony

Source: New York Times » Music

Listen to the week’s most notable new songs from Lana Del Rey, Courtney Barnett, Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Miley Cyrus Mellows Out and the National Cranks Up the Beat

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the most important new songs of the week, from Thousand Waters, Justin Bieber, Telefon Tel Aviv, Bryson Tiller and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kamasi Washington Releases a Blast of ‘Truth’

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the new songs that mattered this week, from Frank Ocean’s collaboration with Jay Z to the latest from Amadou & Mariam.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Harry Styles and Beth Ditto Take the Plunge and Go Solo

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Halsey, Jack White, Kneebody, Alex G, Karen Elson and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Mary J. Blige Sings of Self-Empowerment, Kendrick Lamar Raps About Power

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the new music that caught our critics’ attention this week: tracks from Mavis Staples, Jonathan Coulton, Calvin Harris and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kendrick Lamar Backs Up His Boasts

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear 10 notable new tracks, from a 1959 Thelonious Monk recording to Gorillaz’s collaboration with Popcaan to a song off Chuck Berry’s final album.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Feist Ponders ‘Pleasure,’ and Frank Ocean Delivers Another Surprise

Source: New York Times » Music

Listen to the songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from Feist’s first track since 2011 to new music from Arca and Sorority Noise.

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