Tag Archives: First

Princess Nokia reissues her first album, Metallic Butterfly: Stream

In 2014, NYC rapper, feminist and voracious anime fan Princess Nokia (né Destiny Frasqueri) released Metallic Butterfly, a searing independent debut filled with stellar vocals and ambitious production value. Today, the mixtape has received an expanded reissue courtesy of Rough Trade Records, and you can stream it on Apple Music and Spotify below. Metallic Butterfly (Remastered

Simba claims the throne in first trailer for The Lion King: Watch

Disney’s latest live-action remake comes in the form of The Lion King from director Jon Favreau. Donald Glover and Beyoncé headline as all-star cast, playing Simba and Nala, respectively. Other notable cast members include James Earl Jones as Mufasa, John Oliver as Zazu, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and Pumbaa, and Eric Andre and Keegan-Michael Key as the hyenas. Beyoncé,

Robyn releases first album in eight years, Honey: Stream

Robyn is back with her first new solo album in eight years, Honey. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2010’s Body Talk through Interscope and the Swedish pop star’s own Konichiwa, and you can stream it below via Apple Music and Spotify. While Robyn has said the album features “much more production work on my end,” Honey also features contributions from Joseph

André 3000 and Robert Pattinson get sucked into a black hole in first trailer for High Life: Watch

One of our favorite films out of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival was Claire Denis’ surreal sci-fi stunner, High Life. Starring Robert Pattinson, who’s on an impeccable run of indie darlings (see: Good Time, The Lost City of Z, and Damsel), the film follows a bunch of convicts enlisting in an experimental voyage that

Kiernan Shipka embraces evil in first trailer for The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Watch

On October 26th, just in time for Hallow’s Eve, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will premiere on Netflix. The latest TV adaptation of the Sabrina the Teenage Witch comic book series stars Kiernan Shipka of Mad Men fame as the titular half-mortal, half-witch character Sabrina Spellman. With only a few weeks to go before showtime, today we get our

Album Review: Piano & A Microphone 1983 Makes for a Fascinating First Release from Prince’s Vault

The Lowdown: “Is that my echo?” Prince asks of the empty space that opens Piano & A Microphone 1983, before unloading both barrels into a propulsive, syncopated version of “17 Days”. The nine songs on Piano & A Microphone are not mere echoes of the late icon’s power; instead, this recording offers further glimpses of

Three classic Studio Ghibli film soundtracks to be reissued on vinyl for the first time

Since its inception in 1983, Studio Ghibli has established itself as one of the premier Japanese animation houses, and one that’s since changed the way the West has viewed Japanese filmmaking. Now, the soundtracks for three of their classic films are being reissued on vinyl for the first time. Due out through Tokuma, a publisher