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Sky Ferreira Has a Lot More to Say

About her new single “Don’t Forget,” her delayed second album, and still feeling restricted.
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How Top Gun’s Famous Volleyball Scene Led Kenny Loggins to the ‘Danger Zone’

The story behind the film’s hard-charging anthem, as told by the king of ’80s soundtracks.
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Steve Earle on No More Tribute Albums and His Complicated Nashville Legacy

“There are a lot of people in Nashville that blame what they’re doing on me. Some complain I’m the reason the drums are too fucking loud.”
  1. my single is dropping
    Sky Ferreira Didn’t Forget, Drops First Single in More Than 3 Years“Don’t Forget” is the latest offering from her long-delayed second album, Masochism.
  2. switched on pop
    Mr. Morale & the Big SamplesBreaking down the sonic bread crumbs of Kendrick Lamar’s latest album.
  3. kellyoke
    Kelly Clarkson Invents Extended Plays by Announcing the Kellyoke EPShe’s happier than ever with the song choices.
  4. chat room
    Mod Sun Wrote Avril Lavigne Into His Movie Before They Started Dating“The whole idea of the moment was to be like, Is she ever gonna show up?
  5. album review
    Harry Styles, Work in ProgressStyles is still figuring out where his art needs to go — and how much to tell us about the life he leads outside it.
  6. superlatives
    The Loudest and Wittiest of Def Leppard, According to Joe Elliott“We were young enough to enjoy it without killing ourselves.”
  7. extremely online
    Halsey Goes Viral in an Attempt to Avoid Going ‘Fake’ Viral on TikTokClaiming their label won’t let them release a new song yet.
  8. the law
    Gunna Denied Bond for Gang Charge, Trial Set for JanuaryThe rapper’s attorneys denied he would be a risk for witness intimidation.
  9. manchester’s finest
    Liam Gallagher Hops Aboard His Own ‘Magic Bus’His maraca-infused track, “World’s in Need,” was inspired by the Who.
  10. vulture lists
    Every Lady Gaga Song, RankedHere’s where Love For Sale and “Hold My Hand” land on the all-time list.
  11. trailer mix
    Freak Out! Over New Bowie Footage in Moonage DaydreamThe first estate-approved David Bowie film featuring his music.
  12. last night on late night
    Watch Lil Jon Give Musical Opinions on WWHLIs he Team Stallion or Team Cardi? Reba or Shania?
  13. hiatuses
    Doja Cat’s Tonsils Have Canceled Her Summer Performances, Including LollapaloozaShe’ll be taking time off to recover from surgery.
  14. rip
    Bob Neuwirth, Folk-Music Fixture and Bob Dylan Confidant, Dead at 82He played with Bob Dylan and co-wrote Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz.”
  15. chat room
    Touring With Olivia Rodrigo Is Great, But Holly Humberstone Is Still a Homebody“Taking a step away from it, I’m like, ‘Oh, I miss rubbish, dirty, gross, London!’”
  16. way too close reads
    Harry’s House Is a (Sexy) Shrine to Olivia Wilde“You pop when we get intimate” isn’t as self-explanatory as you may think.
  17. architectural digest tour when?
    It’s Time for the Grand Tour of Harry’s HouseHarry Styles’s third solo album is wide open.
  18. vulture recommends
    Lords of Synth Plays a Loving, Razzing Tribute to VangelisHonor the late synth pioneer by making fun of him.
  19. rip
    Vangelis, Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire Composer, Dead at 79The composer was best known for his sweeping electronic scores.
  20. backstories
    How Vangelis’s Cult Blade Runner Score Became a ClassicThe Greek composer’s work on Ridley Scott’s epic was a lodestar, marking a course open to individual interpretation.
  21. where’s the beef?
    Migos May No Longer Be AmigosOffset appears to have unfollowed Quavo and Takeoff amid news of their joint single.
  22. fine lines
    Kevin Morby Breaks Down the Best Lyrics on This Is a PhotographIncluding his epic about Jeff Buckley and the line involving a “cum rag.”
  23. a long talk
    The Humble HitmakerThe Neptunes’ Chad Hugo helped define a new era of music. Don’t expect it to go to his head.
  24. swiftology studies 101
    Dr. Taylor Swift Diagnoses NYU Grads As Cringe“No matter how hard you try to avoid being cringe, you will look back on your life and cringe.”
  25. she *and* him? in this economy?
    Ahead of Their Brian Wilson Tribute Album, a Very She & Him Q&AZooey Deschanel and M. Ward on the Beach Boys, harmonies, and why their band has lasted this long.
  26. music
    The 18th Century’s Surround-Sound MachineInside the organ at St. Bartholomew’s.
  27. times like these
    Taylor Hawkins Allegedly Told Dave Grohl He ‘Couldn’t F-cking Do It Anymore’Two of Hawkins’s friends are now apologizing for their comments.
  28. scenes
    PinkPantheress Fans OnlyEveryone’s a main character at the anonymous singer’s live New York debut.
  29. switched on pop
    PJ Morton Made Nas’s Dream Come TrueAfter the rapper name-dropped Stevie Wonder on a panel, a fortuitous beat slid his way.
  30. are you happy for me?
    Baby Keem Takes a Big Step on Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers“Savior (Interlude)” might be his best performance ever.
  31. album review
    How Does That Make You Feel, Kendrick?Whatever your problem, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers wants you to talk it through.
  32. house tour
    Harry Styles Moved Into Harry’s House While Touring Fine Line“I feel like I got to hide a secret this whole time.”
  33. opera review
    Brett Dean’s Hamlet Is Too Mad for Its Own GoodYet there is method in ’t.
  34. fan encounters
    Cara Delevingne Hot Girl Summers Too Close to the SunAttending the BBMAs as Megan Thee Stallion’s plus-one and/or assistant.
  35. going to hollywood
    X Factor Alum Replacing American Idol Winner on The VoiceCamila Cabello takes over for Kelly Clarkson this fall.
  36. bbmas 2022
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2022 Billboard Music AwardsWhoa: A fever dream of an opening.
  37. since when
    Machine Gun Kelly Dedicates 2022 BBMAs Performance to Wife and Unborn ChildAnd on a blood moon no less.
  38. go nuts for donuts
    WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Floats on in ‘N95’ Music VideoA follow-up to “The Heart Part Five.”
  39. vulture guides
    A Big Guide to Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big SteppersIs it a double album? What’s Kodak Black doing here? And who is Mr. Morale?
  40. album review
    The Smile’s A Light For Attracting Attention Peers Into an Ugly FutureThe Radiohead side project lingers in the space between roiling rage and burnout.
  41. new kung fu kenny
    Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Is Here, Step to ItHe’s back and going on tour after five years of waiting.
  42. land vs sea
    Tom Cruise Wanted 20 Fewer Pilots for Top Gun SoundtrackCruise might’ve wanted someone with Volantis experience.
  43. my emo single is dropping
    My Chemical Romance Continues Emo-mentum With New Song“The Foundations of Decay” were actually built between 2013 and 2019.
  44. bad men awards 2022
    Diddy Says He’s ‘Un-Canceling’ Morgan Wallen and Travis Scott at the BBMAsSpoken like he’s Jesus cleansing the lepers.
  45. top dawgs
    TDE Played the Long GameFor years, Kendrick Lamar and his (soon-to-be former) record label dominated hip-hop. But getting there came at a cost.
  46. loss
    Ashley Judd Says It’s ‘Exceedingly Difficult’ to Discuss Naomi Judd’s Death“My mother is entitled to her dignity and her privacy,” she told Diane Sawyer.
  47. superlatives
    The Best and Hardest of Florence and the Machine, According to Florence Welch“When you’re 25 and you’re hung-over all the time, you never think that your career is going to go on as long.”
  48. james buffett
    Florence Welch Covers ‘Margaritaville’ on The Tonight ShowIf it sounds like absurdist word salad, don’t worry. It is.
  49. trial run
    Casanova Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Racketeering ChargesHe faces up to 60 years in prison.
  50. roll clip!
    Brandy ‘Will Murk’ Jack Harlow ‘on His Own Beats’ for Not Knowing HerThen maybe he’ll know her as something other than Ray J’s sister.
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