Tag: Post, Austin (Post Malone) (1995- )

Behold Australia’s Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey

SYDNEY, Australia — In Australia, it’s not a question of if the shoe fits. It’s how much beer the shoe fits. The rapper Post Malone chugged Bud Light nightly from sneakers thrown onstage by fans throughout his Australian tour this month. The country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves sipped tequila daintily from a glass slipper in Melbourne […]

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Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Tom Petty, and 13 More New Songs

Image“For Real” is another release from the archives of Tom Petty, who died in 2017.CreditChris Pizzello/Invision, via Associated Press [embedded content] The Tom Petty archives keep yielding more, like this previously unreleased song about media posturing that rings true in 2019. Tersely and unhurriedly, he rejects posing for magazines or video — and by extension, […]

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Critic’s Notebook: Want to Be Heard During the Grammys? Maybe Stay Home

Ariana Grande didn’t attend the Grammys, but that didn’t stop her from being at the center of the conversation about — and around — the ceremony. On Friday she released an album, “Thank U, Next,” and a hot-button video for a new single, “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored.” And throughout Sunday, she found […]

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Can the Grammys Please Anyone?

The Grammy Awards are supposed to be music’s biggest party. But in recent years the show has also become a piñata for critics, activists and even major artists over a host of issues like race and gender — and, oh yes, music. The 61st annual show, to be hosted by Alicia Keys and broadcast live […]

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Playlist: The Playlist: D’Angelo’s Cowboy Soul, and 9 More New Songs

ImageD’Angelo contributed an original song to the video game Red Dead Redemption 2.CreditZackary Canepari for The New York Times D’Angelo takes his time between releases. How he’s filling at least part of that downtime? Video games. A fan of the Red Dead Redemption series, he was nudged into contributing an original song to Red Dead […]

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Kendrick Lamar Leads 2019 Grammy Nominees, and Women Dominate Major Categories

The rap stars Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead the list of nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards announced Friday, but right behind them is a crop of young and less heralded artists, notably women, after years of friction about diversity, including a major dust-up over gender representation after the last ceremony. The Instagram star turned […]

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Playlist: The Playlist: Esperanza Spalding’s Intoxicating Groove, and 12 More New Songs

ImageEsperanza Spalding released her new album,“12 Little Spells,” in videos over the last two weeks.CreditBrian Snyder/Reuters [embedded content] On her last few albums, Esperanza Spalding has embraced pop and rock convention with one hand while reaching into esotericism with the other. As her writing has grown more literary, she’s also been making music that’s directly, […]

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