Inside Car Seat Headrest’s New-Old ‘Fantasy’

It's a small room. More of a closet really. Toward the back, there's an upright piano; on the left, a large Marshall guitar amplifier, a box of Pop-Tarts and an electric heater. On the floor, a backpack and a flimsy mattress where Car Seat Headrest mastermind Will Toledo has been sleeping for the past two weeks.

For all intents and purposes, this is home: Decade Music Studios, on the

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The Velvet Underground’s ‘White Light/White Heat’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Of all of the Velvet Underground's officially released studio and live albums, White Light/White Heat is by far the noisiest and most difficult. "No one listened to it," said Lou Reed of the LP in 2013, just a few months before his death. "But there it is forever – the quintessence of

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Watch Talib Kweli’s Rueful Performance of ‘The One I Love’ on ‘Colbert’

Talib Kweli performed the remorseful new single "The One I Love" with help from a funk band and the Motown-signed soul singer BJ the Chicago Kid on The Late Show on Monday. The song appeared last November on Kweli's Radio Silence album. 

"The One I Love" aims to explain away past

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