A quick survey of the best in this year's music so far. Read More


It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new from Sufjan Stevens, but the always-evolving artist has just released a new song as part of an upcoming tribute album. “A Little Lost” is a cover of an Arthur Russell song, and will appear alongside other tunes from bands including Hot Chip, Phosphorescent and Blood Orange on the compilation, “Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell,” due out in October. You can stream it for free here, or purchase it on iTunes ... Discuss


This week we talk to rock band Cage the Elephant as well as Todd Deatherage, Executive Director of the Telos Group, about the current situation in Gaza. Plus, we get to know Joy Eggerichs as she joins the full show this week, we recap the week's news and entertainment, read your feedback and much more ... Read More


After more than 70 million views and seven years worth of bait-n-switch links, YouTube has killed the original "RickRoll'D" video. Rick Astley's 1987 hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" became an unexpected fixture of Internet culture when pranksters would link to the song’s music video instead of whatever the online text promised. As anyone who’s ever been RickRoll’D knows, the results were always hilarious. YouTube hasn’t commented on why they took down the video—killing off a piece of Internet history—but the RiskAstleyVEVO channel has an intriguing theory ... Discuss