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Top Music Videos Of The Week - February 6-12 

This week, a bunch of eye candy was unveiled to viewers via a variety of engaging and entrancing music videos. Tyler, The Creator was covered by peaceful butterflies in his video for “Perfect.” Lana Del Rey got weird with Father John Misty in “Freak.” Sufjan Stevens shared what “Carrie & Lowell”

Top Songs Of The Week - February 6-12 

The second week of February saw a host of new tracks hit the airwaves. Missy Elliott is back in the game, releasing her newest track with help from a Super Bowl commercial, "Pep Rally." Com Truise released the iridescent "Diffraction" from his upcoming EP, SIlicon Tare (Ghostly International). BJ

Top Albums of the Week - February 6 - 12 

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple months, Kanye West released his new album this week, The Life of Pablo, but there were a variety of other noteworthy albums unveiled as well. The Jezabels released their stunning, honest, and raw third album, Synthia. Lissie debuted

Valentine's Vibes: Five Songs To Get You Through V-Day 

Valentine's Day will soon be here. Whatever your feelings about this candy heart shaped holiday, we at ARTISTdirect value them. We appreciate diversity of opinion. We cherish complex, nuanced, and hard-to-define emotions when it comes to music. Love is a big word. Maybe too big for just one day of

Treefort Music Festival Announces Lineup 

Boise, Idaho's Treefort Music Festival has released its final round of artists set to perform at this year's festival. New additions include CocoRosie, YACHT, and Jai Wolf, among others. The festival is set to take place March 23-27 in downtown Boise. This will be the fifth anniversary of the fest.

Arcade Fire Share David Bowie Tribute 

Back in January, Arcade Fire celebrated the life of David Bowie through a second line parade in New Orleans. The band first posted a variety of photos and videos to Instagram, and now has put together a professional video of the commemoration featuring the funky, New Orleans-style cover of "Heroes"

Netflix Announces Beatles-themed 'Beat Bugs' 

Netflix has announced a new Beatles-themed, animated children's series called Beat Bugs. The show will center around the childhood adventures of five insects. Each 11-minute episode features a Beatles cover rendered from the likes of Eddie Vedder ("Magical Mystery Tour"), Sia ("Blackbird"), The