Rock to Frocks: Joan Jett Turns Fashion Designer for Hot Topic

Joan Jett loves rock ‘n’ roll AND fashion with her new Joan Jett X TRIPP NYC Fashion Collection for Hot Topic.

Kim Gordon Breaks The Silence with New Memoir

Gordon’s new memoir promises a window into the New York of the ‘80s and ‘90s and a look at how Sonic Youth helped shape what we know today as ‘90s rock.

#FILM: The Big Deal About the Music Documentary ‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’

An aural masterpiece vivid in it’s ugliness, menace and despair yet still glimmering with hope.

Best in Covers: Johnny Depp’s “Mother,” Arcade Fire’s “In The Air Tonight” and More

From huge pop stars (Miley Cyrus) to movie stars (Johnny Depp), here are five of Obsessed’s favorite covers this week.

Kanye West Teaches a Class About Fashion Design

Proving that those who can’t, teach — Kanye West spent last Friday at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College sharing his fashion knowledge to eager students as part of his court-mandated community service.

Class Of 2013: Meet DC’s Best In Punk

Punk music was created by dedicated, passionate kids – mostly playing gigs for friends in basements and garages – because they had something important to say. Their music was confrontational, gritty, hard, loud and fast. Today, not much has changed. Meet DC’s Punk Class of 2013.

Playlist: 10 Songs to Get Your Inner Zen On

Need to chill out? 10 mellow tracks that will turn your overwhelming days into a hot cup of tea, a bubbling brook, or the scent of a freshly cut lawn.

Music In Review: Wand’s Otherworldly Debut Album “Ganglion Reef”

L.A. quartet Wand has delivered their first album, “Ganglion Reef,” and from our first listen, it’s clear that their freshman album effort comes from an otherworldly state of mind.

Who We’d Cast in Martin Scorsese’s The Ramones Movie

Marty, if you’re listening, here’s who we think you should consider casting in your Ramones movie.

LISTEN: “In Stillness We Remain” by Woman’s Hour

Woman’s Hour is a four piece mellow electronic pop band based out of Kendal, London. Their new single, “In Stillness We Remain,” musically soothes while confronting the unrest of a relationship.

Sweet Streams: New Music by Zulu Pearls, Bishop Allen, The Juan Maclean and I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness

You can almost feel the autumn air and the crinkle of dry leaves under your feet, and what better way to transition into a new season than with NEW music?

Sweet Streams: NEW Music by Literature, Kevin Morby, LOVE INKS, And Terry Malts

Listen to these new jams by Literature, Kevin Morby, LOVE INKS, And Terry Malts

LISTEN: GRMLN Covers Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time”

GRMLN’s EPIC cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” has stripped the original ’80s ballad and shrouded it in heavy guitar and hallows vocals.

Music in Review: Sticky Fingers Returns With “Land Of Pleasure”

Sticky Fingers follow up their 2013 debut, “Caress Your Soul,” with a new album entitled, “Land Of Pleasure,” which is set to drop on August 1 through Sureshaker and MGM.

Music in Review: Fruit Bats’ EDJ Goes Solo to Release an Album that is Cool as Folk

EDJ or Eric D Johnson—known mainly as the lead singer of the recently dissolved folk band Fruit Bats and for his collaborations with The Shins—has stepped out on his own with a self-titled album,