5 On It: Youth’s Movement

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. J.I.D – Dicaprio EP Often enough, up-and-coming... Read more »

Plugged: The Album Isn’t Dead

We don't cover dance and electronic music all the time on Pigeons & Planes, but when we do, we bring you the best of the best. This week, Plugged looks at four albums that are scheduled... Read more »

Best Songs of the Month

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 rounded up the best songs from the past month. Here are the songs... Read more »

GoldLink on Meeting Rick Rubin, Touring With SBTRKT, and Performing For André 3000

It’s been a crazy year for GoldLink. He went from catching a little buzz on SoundCloud to meeting with Rick Rubin, touring with SBTRKT and Flume, traveling the world, and performing in front of André 3000.... Read more »

The Best New Artists (January 2015)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

Watch D’Angelo Perform “Really Love” and “The Charade” on Saturday Night Live

It’s been over a month since D’Angelo dropped the bomb that was his surprise album, Black Messiah. Now that we’ve had time to digest it, he’s resurfaced again for last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live... Read more »

Gorillaz Co-Creator Jamie Hewllet Confirms Band’s Return

Despite the fact that Damon Albarn told NME earlier last year that he could put out a Gorillaz record at any time, the fate of the collective looked uncertain due to Albarn and co-creator Jamie Hewllet’s... Read more »

Daniel Johns (Of Alt-Rock Band Silverchair) Is Making R&B Now

Silverchair—the Australian alt-rock band that, over 20 years together, defied their early casting as an Aussie Pearl Jam and found international acclaim—stopped performing together in 2011. Though one reason for the split was so the members could pursue solo... Read more »

Rich Homie Quan, Peewee Longway, & Lil Boosie – “1500”

Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan dominate when they’re together with Birdman for Rich Gang, but frequent ATL collaborator Peewee Longway could easily be the fourth member. With a unique voice, a nimble flow, and charisma... Read more »

5 On It: Youth’s Movement

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. J.I.D – Dicaprio EP Often enough, up-and-coming... Read more »

Money and Music: An Infographic

It’s no secret that the music industry is a huge money-making business. Many people assume that the artists are the ones pocketing all the money, but unfortunately for a lot of artists signed to major labels,... Read more »

Plugged: The Album Isn’t Dead

We don't cover dance and electronic music all the time on Pigeons & Planes, but when we do, we bring you the best of the best. This week, Plugged looks at four albums that are scheduled... Read more »

Watch Jack White Perform With Q-Tip, and Run the Jewels Bring Out Zack de la Rocha at Madison Square Garden

Not too long ago, Jack White announced that Run The Jewels would be opening his Madison Square Garden concert. That was a pretty big and bold choice, but White’s unannounced guest was even more surprising. Bringing... Read more »

Daily Discovery: KINESTHETI@C

Daily Discovery is a feature that will highlight a new or recently discovered artist that we’re excited about. See the rest of our Daily Discoveries here. Following trends in music is cool and all, but so... Read more »

Pusha T Has A Second Instagram Entirely Devoted To His Dog

When it comes to Instagram power-players, there’s people like Drake’s Dad and Plies, and then there are the animal accounts. These super adorable superstars boast some of the biggest follower numbers on the app. I mean, Marnie... Read more »

Watch Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney Hang At The “FourFiveSeconds” Video Shoot

Last weekend, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney debuted their unlikely collaboration “FourFiveSeconds“—an earnest, acoustic ode to the (very real) trials of being turnt. Now, we get a peek behind the-scenes with this clip of the three superstars working together... Read more »

Grimes is Bored By Pop, Considering a Nickelback Cover Album

We can’t wait for Grimes’ next album, but to be honest, we have no fucking idea what to expect. First there was the Rihanna reject, “Go,” then she admitted that her new direction sucked and that she... Read more »

What It’s Like Being a Hip-Hop Fan Growing Up in the Irish Countryside

It’s a Saturday night. I’m sixteen years old but I look fourteen, so I have long since accepted that my weekends will consist of listening to my friends talk about football and shitty cars. This weekend... Read more »

Daily Discovery: WebsterX

Listen to “Doomsday” once and it’s obvious that Milwaukee-based artist WebsterX—real name: Sam Ahmed—isn’t your typical rapper. “I started off with an Ethiopian/Muslim upbringing,” he explains. “Both of my parents are from there, and my dad... Read more »

Lauryn Hill Extends Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series

Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill made headlines by announcing that she would be doing a short series of live shows starting in February. Rather than heading out on a grand tour, Hill will be doing a... Read more »