5 On It: Do It Yourself

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. YOMI – “Tryouts” More often than not... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

The Best Songs of 2014

These days, we keep getting more and more ways to define what's hot. Terrestrial radio and the big charts still exist, but now we've got digital radio, Hype Machine, blogs, social media information, streaming services, apps,... Read more »

A Year’s Worth of Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (2014)

We got tired of getting music recommendations from computers. Maybe one day, computers will be able to understand music and automate music discovery better than human beings. But so far, there hasn't been a music discovery... Read more »

The Best New Artists of 2014

What the past year lacked in big name releases by the stars, it made up for with a hugely varied crop of talented new artists, crossing genre boundaries and confounding expectations at every turn. As listeners... Read more »

These Daily Illustrations of Little Kanye West Will Be Your New Favorite Thing on the Internet

Every once in a while you come across something so brilliantly random that you have no idea how someone even came up with it. But you’re thankful they did. The latest gem we’ve discovered on the... Read more »

ILoveMakonnen ft. Ezra Koenig and Despot – “Down 4 So Long”

Well this is unexpected. ILoveMakonnen, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, and Queens rapper Despot have come together for a remix of Makonnen’s somber “Down 4 So Long.” Released as part of Red Bull’s 20 Before 15 series,... Read more »

5 On It: Do It Yourself

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. YOMI – “Tryouts” More often than not... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring ZHU, Rustie, and DJ Sliink

We're a few days removed from when the jolly fat man reverse-burglarizes our homes. It's truly a time for getting hype, turning up, then turning way down. What better way to do all of that—and more—than... Read more »

Jacques Greene – “No Excuse (Yung Gud VIP RMX)”

Earlier this year Sad Boys member and Yung Lean producer Yung Gud remixed Jacques Greene’s “No Excuse,” offering a colorful and vibrant take on the original. Now a second version of the remix has appeared via Jacques’... Read more »

Olivver – “Lucy (Acoustic)”

Bryan Sammis has had a pretty great year as Olivver, transitioning into a solo artist remarkably well. One of the best tracks from his first EP following his departure from The Neighbourhood, “Lucy (Hurt People Hurt People),” has... Read more »

Listen To A Mash-Up Of Notorious B.I.G. And The “Serial” Theme Music

I’ve been home for Christmas for approximately 32 hours. In these 32 hours, I’ve already listened to nine episodes from the addicting and hugely popular podcast Serial. The 12th and final episode in the series aired... Read more »

Ruelle – “Big Guns”

Ruelle is the new project of Nashville singer Maggie Eckford. There’s a gentle, seductive quality to her voice, but gigantic, ominous production takes “Big Guns” from singer-songwriter territory into much grander space. “After her haunting electronic songs... Read more »

I-Octane – “Peepin’ Tom” (Evian Christ UN Edit)

In celebration of their 6th annual musical advent calendar, LuckyMe Records is giving away free downloads every day until Christmas. The releases have been an eclectic variety including artists such as Kelela, How To Dress Well,... Read more »

P&P Presents: Skepta, Taking Grime From The Streets of London to the Studios of New York

Skepta has had a big year, and he’s all set to take things to the next level with the release of his new album Konnichiwa on March 1, 2015. With “That’s Not Me,” the MC made... Read more »

Wara From The NBHD – “Brockett Road Rage”

Wara From The NBHD has had an excellent 2014. The Brooklyn-born, Atlanta-bred emcee’s Kidnapped album was critically acclaimed and stood out amongst a crowded class of late summer releases off the strength of its hard-hitting, numbingly... Read more »

Watch Shaq and Nicki Minaj Freestyle on Inside The NBA

Nicki Minaj has been busy making her rounds to promote her latest album The Pinkprint. She stopped by TNT as a special guest on Inside The NBA last night. Anyone familiar with the show knows that... Read more »

JUDE. – “Drive”

Florida duo JUDE. is back with another one. “Drive” doesn’t have as memorable of a chorus as “Crystals” or “Can’t Breathe,” but its a slick, well-produced addition to the growing catalog of JUDE. Check out “Drive” below, and keep an... Read more »

Listen to James Blake Mix D’Angelo, Kanye West, and More For His Final BBC Radio 1 Residency

Last night marked the end of James Blake’s BBC Radio 1 Residency and, unsurprisingly, he compiled one fantastic send off. Throughout his two hour set, Blake mixed together new music from D’Angelo (off his fantastic Black... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »