Archive for March, 2012

ScHoolboy Q – “Brainstorm Freestyle”

It’s very rare that you hear Q on another rappers beat spitting a ‘freestyle’. Well this is one of those rare occasions. Q jumps on Wiz Khalifa’s “Brainstorm” instrumental, produced by Cardo, and drops a few... Read more »

Elite Gymnastics – “Here In Heaven 4 & 5 (CFCF Remix)” & “Ruin 3″

Elite Gymnastics are a dream pop, electro haze, altogether delicious group out of Minneapolis that specializes in translucent textures well crafted into toe-tapping pop movements. If that sounds enticing to you, and I cannot imagine why... Read more »

Video: Dum Dum Girls – “Coming Down”

One of our favorites off of Dum Dum Girls‘ Only In Dreams has received some stunning visuals. Highlighting the dramatic quality in “Coming Down,” the video is shot in black-and-white and focuses in on the lead... Read more »

Chromatics – “Kill For Love” & Album Stream

Go on synth-pop! Show us how you can be nuanced but still fun. Show us how you can be telling a tale of murder and addiction but still be 100% danceable. Kill For Love is Oregon... Read more »

Video: Drunk Man Sings “Bohemian Rhapsody” In The Back Of A Cop Car

This one is pretty much explained completely in the title, and if you haven’t already started to watch I think you’re making a grave mistake. The gist: a man on surveillance tape in the back of... Read more »

Album Stream: Willis Earl Beal – ‘Acousmatic Sorcery’

We’ve been banging on about Willis Earl Beal since we first heard the simple yet beautiful “Evening’s Kiss“, and we quickly became even bigger fans after Confusion talked to the talented wanderer over the phone. Now,... Read more »

Tyler, The Creator & Lana Del Rey To Collaborate?

It’s not often that rumors off of Twitter warrant a post, but Tyler hinting at a piece of work with Lana Del Rey is too buzzworthy to ignore. In the past 18 or so months, no... Read more »

Watch Lee Fields & The Expressions Play “Faithful Man” In A Living Room

You just don’t get this kind of soul anymore. You hear flashes of it sprinkled into popular music from time to time, but Lee Fields is the real deal. With so much new, cutting edge stuff... Read more »

Premiere: Mesita – “Ken Caryl”

Ever since hearing “The Coyotes,” Mesita has been an artist I’m excited to hear more from. When I got my hands on his album The Coyote, I had very little idea of what to expect from James... Read more »

Snoop Dogg And Diplo Are Recording A Reggae Album

Genre chameleon superproducer Diplo, who must be one of the hardest working men in music, has teamed up with West Coast icon Snoop Dogg for a straight up, out and out Reggae album! Diplo had already... Read more »

Charlie Hilton ft. Khalil Ismail – “Mother”

Charlie Hilton has been busy moving below the surface working on his upcoming project titled Collectors Edition. A few days ago he dropped this track titled “Mother” featuring Khalil Ismail which will be a bonus record... Read more »

Buddy ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Staircases” (prod Pharrell)

I saw Kendrick tweet about this record about a week ago when he had only played it during one of his sets at SXSW. I didn’t hear the record then, but I immediately went to Buddy’s... Read more »

Indians – “Magic Kids”

Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, Indians are creating some seriously despondent beauty, tangentially opposed to the sunny pop perfection we’re accustomed to hearing from their Scandinavian neighbors. This particular track, which happens to be their debut single,... Read more »

Video Premiere: No Diavolo – “Holy Night”

When we first posted on Florida’s No Diavolo, it was around Halloween and the dark-but-not-lifeless sounds of No Diavolo were perfect for the holiday. Summer’s approaching, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this one. The... Read more »

Video: Smokey Robotic – “The Shark & The Helicopter”

If you’re uncomfortable with grown human beings in bunny suits, this new Smokey Robotic video probably isn’t for you. For all those who enjoy bunnies that dance and play the “Robin Hood of ice cream,” especially... Read more »