Archive for June, 2012

Poolside – “Why You Wanna”

This is convenient. Summertime arrives and we’ve got a band named Poolside to provide the soundtrack. Their music has been labeled as ”daytime disco” and the whole package is kind of perfect: poolside, daytime disco, and two 2012-looking... Read more »

Watch Odd Future’s Short Film “Sam Is Dead”

Tyler’s ambition continues to grow. The OF ringleader has been outspoken about his love for filming music videos and has expressed a desire to move into visuals fully. Now, we get our first look. “Sam Is... Read more »

Premiere: Opposite Sex – “In The Trees”

The selling points for New Zealand band Opposite Sex: “truly pure and slightly feral.” It may not appeal to everyone, but there is most definitely a tribe of people to which words like “feral” spark immediate... Read more »

Premiere: Kitten – “Cut It Out (Kastle Remix)”

Kastle has been sneakily making his way onto our radar for a while now. The American bass music producer has been dropping off great, understated edits and originals for well over a year now to the... Read more »

Little Dragon – “Sunshine”

Here are the latest set of visuals from Little Dragon. This time, it’s for a new single written and recorded in collaboration with Absolut Punch vodka (a “fruity, fizzy, summer-perfect cocktail”), titled “Sunshine.” Partnering with brands... Read more »

Video: Childish Gambino Raps Over “10 Crack Commandments”

Childish Gambino made a stop at Sway In The Morning and was feeling generous so he dropped an exclusive never-before-heard verse over Biggie’s “10 Crack Commandments.” Check it out below, and stay tuned for CG’s Royalty... Read more »

Hear Lykke Li, MGMT, and Antony Cover Fleetwood Mac

Producer Randall Poster is planning a Fleetwood Mac tribute album called Just Tell Me That You Want Me due for an August 14 release, and he’s enlisted a team of all-stars to help out. The Kills,... Read more »

Video: El-P & Zola Jesus Perform On Conan

2012 has brought a welcome resurgence of El-P, and he’s been making the rounds. For his latest stop, he hits up Conan’s show with Zola Jesus to perform “Works Every Time.” THE 30 BEST UNDERGROUND HIP-HOP... Read more »

A$AP Rocky ft. Lana Del Rey – “Ridin’” (Prod The Kickdrums)

This record was initially supposed to be on The Kickdrums’ Follow The Leader mixtape but didn’t make the final cut for whatever reason. Yesterday, A$AP Rocky’s “Ridin’,” featuring Lana Del Rey, finally surfaced. Not too long... Read more »

DJ Khaled ft. Kanye West & Rick Ross – “I Wish You Would”

DJ Khaled enlists Kanye West and Rick Ross for his latest single off of Kiss The Ring. “I Wish You Would” does not disappoint, especially if you’re looking forward to DJ Khaled yelling “DJ Khaled!” multiple... Read more »

A Conversation With Open Mike Eagle

During yesterday’s “Albums of the Week” feature, we inadvertently overlooked a release that should have been included. Open Mike Eagle, or OME as we’ve come to know him, dropped his third studio album on Tuesday entitled,... Read more »

N.A. feat. DJ M2 – “Hierarchy”

Not having a funky enough day? N.A.’s got the remedy in the form of “Hierarchy,” a seriously propulsive assault of percussion and swinging riffs (immediately reminiscent of Busta Rhymes’ funk-hop monster of a single “Don’t Touch... Read more »

The Raveonettes – “Observations”

The Raveonettes are about to release their sixth LP, Observator, and here’s your first taste of the album in the form of the haunting, piano-driven “Observations.” The album will not be available until September 11th, so... Read more »

Wildcat! Wildcat! – “The Chief”

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from the L.A. electro-indie outfit, but Wildcat! Wildcat! is back with a new song. With “The Chief,” Wildcat! Wildcat! once again demonstrates their ability to incorporate synths in a... Read more »

Video: Intuition and Equalibrum – “First Day of Summer”

For the video to their single “First Day of Summer,” rapper and producer duo Intuition and Equalibrum take us into a post-apocalyptic wasteland (but isn’t it always sort of summer in the apocalypse? Or is it... Read more »