You’ve Got 10 Minutes: G Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, and the Changing Role of Tour Openers

It’s not hard to believe that Kanye West tends to get what he wants. According to Terrence Henderson, president of Top Dawg Entertainment, when Kanye personally asked Kendrick Lamar to open for the Yeezus tour, Kanye’s... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (July 2014)

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 »

The 10 Best Twin Peaks References in Music

Twin Peaks, one of the most beloved TV shows in history, was canceled too soon. It was groundbreaking, surreal, and packed with style. It not only influenced countless shows and movies, it also influenced a large... Read more »

15 Songs With Kids Singing the Chorus

There's something about kids voices singing a chorus that can make it so damn catchy, and turn a song from a solid album cut into a hit. Artists know this, and have been employing the technique... 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. Enjoy.... Read more »

Video: Mac DeMarco – “Chamber of Reflection”

By now many of you may know, that apart from being a talented musician Mac DeMarco is also quite a formidable goofball. Maybe you’ve seen the bit he did recently with Tyler the Creator about seducing grandmothers,... Read more »

You’ve Got 10 Minutes: G Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, and the Changing Role of Tour Openers

It’s not hard to believe that Kanye West tends to get what he wants. According to Terrence Henderson, president of Top Dawg Entertainment, when Kanye personally asked Kendrick Lamar to open for the Yeezus tour, Kanye’s... Read more »

Premiere: Shift K3Y – “I Know (Bee’s Knees Remix)”

UK producer Shift K3Y’s rise has been pretty swift. From putting remixes of Ludacris and Beyonce on his Soundcloud to hitting #3 on the UK charts with his debut single on Columbia earlier this year, it must... Read more »

Listen to Damon Albarn’s “Sister Rust,” From The “Lucy” Soundtrack

Damon Albarn’s been busy recently, with his solo album Everyday Robots, new recording with Blur (“about 15 songs,” he told NME), and now “Sister Rust,” his contribution to the Lucy soundtrack. Lucy is a sci-fi summer blockbuster featuring Scarlett Johansson and... Read more »

“This Sh*t’s Scary”: 10 Places That Terrify DMX

In 1998, DMX released his first major-label album called, It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot. Later that year, he dropped his follow-up album, titled Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood. DMX played this sort... Read more »

Video: Lana Del Rey – “Ultraviolence”

Lana Del Rey’s visuals for her new album Ultraviolence haven’t been quite as visually stunning as the Woodkid-directed videos from Born To Die, but they’ve fully adhered to the album’s aesthetic—stylish, elegant, and retro. Check out the new, wedding... Read more »

Island Fox – “Come With Me”

In the quest to write the most descriptive, evocative, and colorful blog posts and keep things interesting (for ourselves and others), it can be easy to neglect the obvious. Often the best reaction to a song... Read more »

Kaytranada Announces Fall Tour

In the last year the buzz around Kaytranada has grown significantly. Stating that he’s been busy lately would be an understatement. Besides the fact that he’s been on a sold out European tour all summer, he’s... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (July 2014)

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 »

JJ – “Dean & Me”

Pop-futurists JJ have a new album out soon, V, due August 19 via Secretly Canadian/Sincerely Yours. The forward-thinking Swedes have just given our second taste of the album, the grandiose “Dean & Me.” It’s fairly typical JJ... Read more »

FKA twigs – “Pendulum”

And then there were two. FKA twigs has followed up the stunning “Two Weeks” (with its beautiful video directed by Nabil) with a second new song from her forthcoming debut album, LP1. Twigs described “Pendulum” on Twitter as, “one of... Read more »

Shy Girls – “All for Show”

Portland based singer/songwriter Dan Vidmar—better know as Shy Girls—delivers sensitive and innovative R&B near its best. The key seems to be his lyrics, lying in a realm of passionate emotion and seduction. His latest song, a... Read more »

Wara From The NBHD ft. GrandeMarshall – “Raw”

Though his forthcoming album, Kidnapped, was originally slated to drop today and got pushed back to August 12, Wara From The NBHD makes up for the delay by delivering “Raw,” a brand new single featuring GrandeMarshall.... Read more »

Listen to Ta-Ku’s “Uh,” Part of the Free “Summer in Jakarta” Compilation

We love Ta-Ku here at P&P. We love his versatility, whether he’s making excellent remixes or his own solo music, and we love it when he drops hazy, laid-back jams for us. “Uh” is just that, with lots of... Read more »

Daily Discovery: NY Producer Jim-E Stack Makes Music That You Can Melt Into

Jim-E Stack is not someone who blends into a crowd. At well-over six feet it’s hard to miss him, but even despite his size, his presence is refreshingly understated, much like his music. When you think... Read more »