This Tumblr Reveals The Artwork That Inspired Famous Album Covers

There’s an interview with 2 Chainz where he talks about designing the artwork for his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The cover is a close up of two gold chains. The concept seems simple (his... 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 »

Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (August 2014)

It's 2014, and human beings are still trying to figure out how to automate music discovery. Trends come and go, new services pop up and disappear, and a music discovery app is created, marketed, and killed... Read more »

The Saddest Songs of 2014 (So Far)

A popular new thing on the internet is sadness. Sad rap has officially become a thing, and people love to tweet about how they're crying at a concert, or forever alone, or joining the Sad Boy... Read more »

The 20 Best New Albums Streaming on Spotify Right Now

20 years ago, a music junkie couldn't even comprehend what Spotify offers. We complain about the modern day struggles that come with streaming services and unlimited access to music, but at the end of the day,... Read more »

Tinashe ft. A$AP Rocky – “Pretend”

21-year-old R&B songstress Tinashe is on the cusp of releasing her debut album, and she continues to build the hype with another high-profile collaboration. Following songs with both Schoolboy Q and Travi$ Scott, Tinashe taps A$AP Rocky and... Read more »

Listen to Heems and Riz MC’s “Swet Shop” EP

Heems and Riz MC revealed they’d be working together under the name Swetshop Boys back in March, and now we the full collaborative EP. The Swet Shop EP features 4 tracks, with production coming from Ryan Hemsworth, Lushlife,... Read more »

Contest: Win Tickets to See Evian Christ, SOPHIE, and NGUZUNGUZU in New York

New York people, put Saturday, September 6 in your diaries, because it’s going to be a big one. The regularly awesome Dark Disco night at 88 Palace (a Lower East Side Dim Sum restaurant during the... Read more »

This Tumblr Reveals The Artwork That Inspired Famous Album Covers

There’s an interview with 2 Chainz where he talks about designing the artwork for his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The cover is a close up of two gold chains. The concept seems simple (his... Read more »

Daily Discovery: LOUDS, Two Brothers and a Sister From Philadelphia

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. LOUDS is a Philadelphia band working on their first album.... Read more »

Jessie Ware – “Say You Love Me (Shura Remix)”

Most people are familiar with Jessie Ware by now, but Shura is up next. The young English singer is two for two with lush, heartfelt pop songs (“Touch” and “Just Once“), and now she’s remixed Ware’s ballad “Say You... Read more »

Watch Little Dragon Cover “Millionaire” by Kelis & André 3000

Little Dragon recently stopped by the Australian radio station Triple J to do their own rendition of Kelis and André 3000′s song “Millionaire” as the latest addition to the Like A Version series. For the cover,... Read more »

Video: Shabazz Palaces – “#CAKE”

“#CAKE” may be one of the most immediately accessible tracks on Shabazz Palaces’ sprawling, ambitious new album Lese Majesty, but that hasn’t stopped it from getting an eerie and menacing visual. The video was directed by Hiro Murai,... 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 »

Listen to a New James Blake Song “200 Press” and a Remix of Airhead’s “Shirin”

James Blake’s monthly BBC Radio 1 residency has become essential listening, not just for the exclusive tracks he plays (from himself, Jamie xx, Lone, Airhead and more) but for the incredible variety of music both new and... Read more »

Director of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Video Responds to Earl Sweatshirt

On Monday, Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the latest video from Taylor Swift, calling it “inherently offensive.” The song “Shake It Off,” takes a more pop route than... Read more »

The Knife Cuts It Off: “It’s Our Last Tour”

Legendary Swedish duo The Knife have announced they will break up following the end of their current tour. The band—whose career has spanned 15 years—announced the news via Facebook this morning and then confirmed it in an interview with... Read more »

Elliphant Gets Weird in Her “Only Getting Younger” Video

Although Elliphant’s Look Like You Love It EP seemed to stray away from the unique sounds of her early songs like “Down On Life” and “Live Till I Die,” instead going with slightly more mainstream friendly production from Diplo... Read more »

SoundCloud is Now Introducing Ads and Paid Subscriptions

By Sydney Gore SoundCloud is known for being an accessible and affordable digital music platform for rising artists. It has always been an ad-free space, but that’s about to change. As of today, SoundCloud will be incorporating audio advertisements and paid subscriptions to... Read more »

Last Night, iLoveMakonnen Reminded New York City What it Feels Like to See Hype Come Alive

“I knew she would blow up! The first time I heard her, I could tell there was something special about her. I’ve been telling everyone to check her out.” These are the words of a very... Read more »