Ty Segall Forms New Band Broken Bat With Members Of Melvins, Redd Kross STEREOGUM

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Ty Segall, Steven McDonald (of Redd Kross and OFF!), and Dale Crover (of Melvins) have banded together to form a scuzz-supergroup under the name Broken Bat. They’ve uploaded a single track to their Bandcamp page titled “Take My Medicine,” with a parenthetical note that this particular recording is “just ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Tame Impala – “Nangs” STEREOGUM

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Yesterday we shared our Tame Impala cover story, in which Kevin Parker discusses the transformations afoot on the band’s new album Currents. Today, the band has offered up a behind-the-scenes recording video accompanied by a previously unheard track from the album. “Nangs” is a short, interlude-like composition that appears ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Chicago Is Adding an Extra 9% Tax to Streaming Services DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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Streaming services have another hurdle to face in terms of customers adoption. Chicago is now tacking on an extra 9 percent “electronic amusement tax” to streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Netflix. The city’s amusement tax covers purchases at book stores, record stores, etc. Now Chicago is looking to capitalize ….Read More Via:: Read more

Eminem – “Kings Never Die” (Feat. Gwen Stefani) STEREOGUM

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Eminem collaborated with Gwen Stefani in his new song “Kings Never Die.” It abruptly cuts between Eminem’s intense rapping to Stefani’s calm interludes of royalty’s everlasting fame. His aggressive rapping focuses on the constant fluctuation of fame and what is needed to stay at the top. The song is part ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM