15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

5 On It: From the Strip Club to the Street to the Bed Room

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. Here’s a moody anthem for whatever strip-club... 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 »

10 of Life’s Greatest Questions Answered by the Sad Boys Crew

A few weeks back, we suggested that Yung Lean is a not an artist who should be dismissed as a joke. After taking quick peek at the Sad Boys tumblr, it's possible that Lean and his... Read more »

A Conversation With Ishmael Butler

Ishmael Butler has seen it all. The 45-year-old Seattle native—a one-time member of Digable Planets, currently one-half of Shabazz Palaces and A&R at Sub Pop—has achieved success in music through three decades, a rare feat in... Read more »

What I’ve Learned From Three Years of Part-Time Music Blogging

Yesterday was my three-year anniversary at Pigeons & Planes. Three years ago yesterday, Confusion sent an email to the rest of the team to introduce me. My first post was about R.E.M.’s last song. Since then,... Read more »

Watch Lana Del Rey Perform “Shades Of Cool” in a Cemetery

Last night, Lana Del Rey performed her first of two shows at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles. In front of candles, palm trees, and eerie lighting, Lana performed plenty of... Read more »

Sweater Beats – “Cloud City”

Sweater Beats is a Brooklyn-based producer gaining some serious traction. He’s already opening for Chance The Rapper, and it’s easy to see why. With a vibrant sound sitting somewhere between Flume and Rustie, there’s a lot... Read more »

Could This Invention Stop People Using Their Cellphones at Concerts?

Phones. Phones everywhere. We’ve all experienced it before, and now it just seems like part of the concert experience. It’s not just fellow concert goers that are getting annoyed by it, though, as musicians are also... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with ScHoolBoy Q, Lorde, and Kanye West

This week on Twitter: – ScHoolboy Q finds himself in a life or death situation (kind of) – Lorde discovers Steve Carell and The Office – Kanye West clarifies something Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

Bear//Face & Mothica – “Molt”

Ciaran McDonald, aka Bear//Face, has been pretty quiet for the last year or so. If you’re not already aware of his work, his first new song in a good while is a great place to start.... Read more »

Leon Bridges – “Coming Home”

A little soul for your Saturday afternoon. What we know about Leon Bridges is that he’s from Fort Worth, Texas and that he brings gospel-tinged soul that feels like it’s coming to us from another decade.... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Ciara is Bae

Soundcloud Surfing is a weekly feature that is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of focusing on brand new music, we dig into the Soundcloud archives and pull out some gems. Enjoy, and check out previous... Read more »

5 On It: From the Strip Club to the Street to the Bed Room

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. Here’s a moody anthem for whatever strip-club... Read more »

Video: Shabazz Palaces – “Motion Sickness”

Shabazz Palaces’ second album, Lese Majesty, came out earlier this year—a wonderful record full of engrossing, oddball hip-hop—and today they drop another brilliant video. Previously, Hiro Murai directed the impressive video for “#CAKE,” and for “Motion Sickness” they enlist TEAN who deliver... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring James Blake, Baauer, and Diplo

Weeks like this highlight how broad the electronic dance music scene can be. Festival house yadda yadda future bass SMH. There are a number of artists who know how to lay down a groove without having... Read more »

Watch Rick Rubin Return to the College Dorm Where He Started Def Jam

The story of Def Jam’s early years is pretty incredible. If you’re not aware of its humble beginnings, Rolling Stone recently shot a mini-documentary in which Rick Rubin revisited the origins of the label. Founded in Rick Rubin’s... Read more »

Stream Clockwork Indigo’s Debut EP

In a collaboration that makes a hell of a lot of sense, Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers have come together as Clockwork Indigo. Their self-titled debut EP together makes the most of their combined talents, with... Read more »

Aquilo – “I Gave It All”

It’s Friday. Maybe you are blasting R. Kelly’s “Ignition” remix and thinking about how wild your night is about to get. If that’s where your head’s at, you might want to hold off on this Aquilo track... Read more »