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Women’s organization urges Spotify to pull Chris Brown from official playlists

Following Spotify’s move to scrub R. Kelly from its official playlists, women’s rights organization UltraViolet is asking the streaming company to further remove other artists who are known or alleged abusers, including Chris Brown. Last week, Spotify removed rapper XXXTencation and singer R. Kelly, who has for years been accused of sexual abuse and

The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game

The first Roadie tuner was a modern marvel. An automatic guitar tuning system, the little device connected to your phone to listen to your guitar strings and then set them to the proper tuning using an internal motor. The new model, the $129 Roadie 2, is even cooler. I’ve been using

15 times we screamed while watching Drake’s celeb-heavy new video

The last time Drake dropped a new music video, we cried. (He bought strangers groceries! So nice!) Now, thanks to his new celebrity-packed video for "Nice For What," we're screaming.  The 4-and-a-half minute video from 22-year-old director Karena Evans features cameos from 16 super famous women, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa

Spotify says 2 million people figured out how to block ads for free

No one likes ads interrupting their streaming jams, and millions of Spotify Premium users pay $9.99 a month to forestall that very terrible possibility.   Some non-premium users, around two million of them in fact, decided to go another route — a route that just so happens to involve getting that

Exclusive: How Elton John’s VR Retirement Announcement Hit Your Headset

If you asked me to list the ways I thought Elton John might one day announce his retirement from touring, "a splashy, CGI-filled VR retrospective" would have been nowhere near the top. Maybe in the low teens. Maybe. Yet, that's exactly what he did earlier today—and a few a weeks

S Club 7 member puts Brit award up for sale on eBay

There are bills to pay, says Paul Cattermole, whose gong for best newcomer from 2000 has seen bidding reach 66,000 with three days still to goPaul Cattermole, a former member of the chart-topping pop band S Club 7, is auctioning off his Brit award

Motrhead guitarist ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke dies

The last surviving member of the British rock bands best-known lineup died after contracting pneumoniaMotrhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67. His death was announced on Motrheads Facebook page. According to the post, Clarke died peacefully in hospital after suffering from pneumonia.