10 Toronto Artists to Watch Out For

Between Drake and our crack-smoking former mayor, Toronto has been put under a spotlight these past few years. The city itself has become the kid up the block that we all see but don’t really know... Read more »

Surprise Features We’d Love to Hear on Kanye West’s New Album

Kanye West loves to collaborate, and it looks like he's taking his collaborative ambition to new heights with his upcoming So Help Me God album. Just look at the credits on "All Day." Not only did... Read more »

You’re Doing it Wrong: 10 Common Mistakes Independent Artists Make

Thanks to the internet, it's easier than ever to call yourself an artist, make a little music, and start sharing with the world. And thanks to the internet, we've got more shitty art than ever before,... Read more »

Techno in the Trap House: Brodinski on his Innovative Debut Album “BRAVA”

For anyone paying attention to electronic music, Brodinski will be a familiar name. He’s been a fixture in clubs and at festivals worldwide and he’s the co-founder of the always on-point label Bromance, which has released music from Gesaffelstein, Club... Read more »

13 Acts You Should See in Concert This Spring

While it might be tempting to sit inside in the dark and listen to music on your crackly laptop speakers, especially if you live somewhere that gets cold over the winter months, there are some shows... Read more »

Death Grips Plan to Announce Tour and Release New Album This Month

Remember how strange it was when Arcade Fire announced the release date for Refkletor via Twitter? Well it looks like Death Grips just upped the ante a little bit by responding to a stranger on Twitter with... Read more »

Bandcamp Has Raised $100 Million For Artists

Back in the end of 2013, Bandcamp announced that they raised 50 million dollars for artists through their site. At the time, they promised to double this over the next eighteen months. Today the platform revealed... Read more »

Kanye West IS Fashion, At Least According To This Instagram

Something I’m not proud to admit: I follow approximately nine different Kardashian fan accounts on Instagram. It started when I was addicted to Kim’s Hollywood game and they offered secret tips on how to get my... Read more »

Listen To Zane Lowe’s Final BBC Radio 1 Broadcast

Last month, Zane Lowe revealed he’d be leaving his longtime role at BBC Radio 1 for a new position with Apple’s Beats-powered streaming service. Tonight, only a few weeks after this announcement, Lowe’s final broadcast aired.... Read more »

Watch Eminem, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent in the “Shady Records” Documentary

Eminem’s story has been well-documented: immortalized in 8 Mile, and described with incredible detail throughout his rhymes. What had not, until now, been fully explored is Em’s relationship with his lawyer Paul Rosenberg. You know Paul... Read more »

Listen to Two New Tracks from Chester Watson

Minnesota’s Soundset hip-hop festival just booked Chester Watson. The young rapper will be appearing alongside names like J. Cole and Atmosphere, and he’s celebrating the moment with some new music. “Voodoo” will be on his next... Read more »

et aliae – “Only U”

Why does everything et aliae creates make me feel so emotionally confused? Her sound is in line with a lot of what’s happening in electronic music right now—a futuristic blend of trap drums, pitched vocal bits,... Read more »

Mikky Ekko: An Honest Man

Mikky Ekko's debut album Time, released in January, takes listeners on a deeply emotional journey, one that's successfully (and beautifully) shared in just under an hour with exactly zero features. In an age of oft-watered down... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Reece

The other week, Appleby was in New York to see our No Ceilings show and meet some people. We were up late one night listening to new music, sharing some random sounds that we were feeling... Read more »

Premiere: Ten Diamonds – “Catching Feelings”

Sincerity isn’t something that’s particularly easy to perfectly portray in music, but somehow Ten Diamonds manages it. His fragile voice sounds homely, soothing, and frighteningly real. There’s nothing fake about him, and that’s what makes his... Read more »

Mitski – “Francis Forever (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)”

Ryan Hemsworth’s Secret Songs compilations are always solid. But when Hemsworth himself decides gets involved, the pot is sweetened considerably. Mitski’s feather-light vocals seem tailor-made for Hemsworth’s toolbox of chimes and pitch-bends. “Francis Forever” was originally... Read more »

Listen to Kano and Rustie’s Bombastic “Hail”

Rustie’s beats are huge, maximal creations. They’re definitely not appropriate for every rapper, in fact many would be overwhelmed by the production, but when someone with the right energy and flow is found the results are... Read more »

Watch Florence + The Machine Debut Two New Songs

Florence + The Machine’s new song “What Kind of Man” has us really looking forward to the upcoming album, but until we get more studio versions, we’ve got to settle for these performances. Watch Florence perform... Read more »

Tobias Jesso Jr. – “Without You”

As we draw ever closer to the release of Tobias Jesso Jr.’s debut album Goon, we’re hearing more and more of what is shaping up to be a massively impressive record. Following official singles “How Could You Babe?” and “Hollywood,”... Read more »

Watch Purity Ring Perform “Begin Again” on Seth Meyers

With their sophomore album Another Eternity freshly released, Purity Ring has begun making the late night rounds. Seth Meyers was last night’s host, and the band debuted a new look. Corin Roddick’s spidery drum setup has... Read more »