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 »

Reviewing the Best Submissions on our Reddit Thread

At the beginning of the year, we started a subreddit to help take submissions. We're still open to submissions at submissions(at)pigeonsandplanes(dot)com, but as the number of emails increases, it becomes more and more difficult to ensure... Read more »

Word is Bond? 10 Times Artists Were Taken to Court For Their Music

Rap and heavy metal were both born out of a culture of repression, primal screams that came from the frustrated and voiceless. In that sense they are some of the purest forms of artistic expression, music... Read more »

Atlanta Artists You Should Get to Know in 2015

Much of the conversation about Atlanta up-and-comers revolves around male artists like Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and iLoveMakonnen. But there is no shortage of up-and-coming female MCs, singers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists who deserve your attention... Read more »

Top Ten Musical Moments With David Letterman

When one thinks about David Letterman and music, the first person to come to mind is Paul Shaffer. The musical director and bandleader, himself a Hollywood veteran, plays the affable yet acerbic foil to Dave's dry... Read more »

A$AP Rocky ft. ScHoolboy Q – “Electric Body”

With songs like “Everyday,” “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2,” “M’$” and “LSD,” A$AP Rocky’s At.Long.Last.A$AP. album (out June 2) was already shaping up to be one of the year’s best. The tracklist suggests that there’s even more heat... Read more »

Kevin Abstract – “Silicon Valley”

Kevin Abstract’s Death of a Supermodel album is on the way, but that’s not stopping him from sharing all the other new music he’s working on. The latest is called “Silocon Valley,” and Kevin explained on Twitter... Read more »

Listen to M.I.A.’s New Collaboration With Surkin’s Gener8ion

French producer Surkin is launching a new project, Gener8ion, this summer. The first taste of what’s included on the EP is an M.I.A. collaboration, titled “The New International Sound Pt. II.” The track is an upbeat... Read more »

Here’s Another Preview of Eminem’s “Phenomenal” Single

Fans of Eminem got the nice surprise earlier this year, that some new music will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming film Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Slim was actually supposed to play the lead... Read more »

Listen to D.R.A.M.’s Remix of Drake and Beyoncé’s “Can I”

Just a few days ago, Virginia’s D.R.A.M. got one of the biggest co-signs possible when Beyoncé Instagrammed herself dancing to “Cha Cha” with the caption, “This song makes me happy!” That post has almost a million... Read more »

The Persuasions Claim Jamie xx Never Contacted Them for “Good Times” Sample

UPDATE: Billboard has confirmed that the sample has indeed been cleared by Universal and that the group was notified before the release. Jimmy Hayes now remembers, “I was told about it but forgot.” A legal battle... Read more »

Watch Erik Hassle Perform an Acoustic Version of “No Words”

One listen to Erik Hassle’s “No Words” and it’s easy to see why he is on the brink of breaking into the mainstream. Although the track has been made private on his Soundcloud, the video is... Read more »

Watch Paul McCartney Whistle the Melody From “All Day” 15 Years Ago

Artistic inspiration can be drawn from a lot of things, but not often do you see it live for a long time if not used. Records that were recorded, but never finished usually surface after an... 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 »

Ghostface Killah Admits He Has Confused Action Bronson’s Voice For His Own

Ever since Action Bronson first emerged on the music scene, the comparisons to legendary rapper Ghostface Killah have been plentiful. Bronson’s spoken on the similarities here and there throughout his career, and now Ghostface is finally... Read more »