Baauer's had quite the week. Due to changes in the multi-platform formula that determines the Billboard Hot 100 -- YouTube streams are now factored in -- the Brooklyn producer's viral hit "Harlem Shake" is the No. 1 song in the country. In this week's cover story, we break down how the near-wordless track went from YouTube sensation to a historic No. 1.
Also in the issue -- checking in with the Flaming Lips, Draco Rosa, Youth Lagoon, J. Cole and One Direction, who just released a cover of Blondie's "One Way or Another." What does Deborah Harry think of it? "I'm happy that Blondie music, new and old, is part of a continuing stream of great musical ideas," she tells us.