Chris Payne


Chris Payne joined the editorial team in January 2013 after breaking in as an intern with both Billboard and Pitchfork, and freelancing for outlets like Paste,, The L and Critical Mob. He served as music director for The College of New Jersey's WTSR from 2008 to 2010.

Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones 2015

Keith Richards Drops Catchy, Blues-Rockin' 'Trouble' From New Solo Album

The lead track from Keith Richards’ first solo album in 23 years is here. Today (July 17), the Rolling Stones guitarist dropped “Trouble,” an easygoing blues rocker that doesn’t sound like it’s trying too hard to get lodged in your head, but probably will anyway.