Archive for January, 2013

Action Bronson – “Strictly 4 My Jeeps (Prod. Harry Fraud)”

Our favorite rapping chef Action Bronson has dropped his first cut of the year, featuring production courtesy of Harry Fraud. Like most of Bam Bam’s stuff, “Strictly 4 The Jeeps” is full of filthy rhymes over... Read more »

Video: How To Destroy Angels – “How Low”

How To Destroy Angels, the project of Nine Inch Nail’s Trent Reznor, his wife Mariqueen Maandig, Rob Sheridan, and Atticus Ross premiered this unsettling new video for their song “How Low’ over on NPR today. The video, directed... Read more »

Premiere: PVT – “Cold Romance”

The first 15 seconds of “Cold Romance” give little indication of what’s about to come. The track could have gone in many directions, but we’re glad it ended up on this path. Though it’s mostly built... Read more »

Angel Haze on Azealia Banks, Rape And Never Hearing Biggie Smalls Before

Maybe you’ve heard of Angel Haze as the female emcee behind the shockingly raw cover of Eminem’s “Cleaning Out My Closet” where she opened up about years of sexual abuse, unapologetic in her explicit delivery. Or... Read more »

Video Premiere: The City and Horses – “This Is Manhattan”

The City and Horses‘ “This Is Manhattan” starts off gently, and it leads into a slight jolt of surprise when the first two words to the song are “holy” and “shit.” But it makes sense—even after... Read more »

Rihanna ft. Theophilus London – “Jump (Club Cheval Remix)”

Sometimes it seems like Theophilus London is so busy hanging with famous/cool/cool and famous people and traveling the world that he doesn’t focus on music. But all that travelling and networking pays off, and it makes... Read more »

Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” Goes Gold

Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange was released in July of 2012, and today it’s been revealed that the album has gone Gold, passing 500,000 in sales. With the Grammys around the corner, Frank is set to have... Read more »

Should Dead Artists Have Facebook Pages?

Recently, things turned ugly on the Nina Simone Facebook page. On Saturday, January 26, a post was made on the official Nina Simone Facebook wall. It started, "Greetings Y'all, Simone here." The note went on to... Read more »

Premiere: The Neighbourhood – “Let It Go (Ghost Loft Remix)”

For this official remix of The Neighbourhood’s “Let It Go,” Ghost Loft keeps the dark vibe of the original and wraps it in electronic touches a la GOOD Music’s “Cold,” hi-hats, and deep bass for a... Read more »

Music Submissions From Our Inboxes, Reviewed on GChat

We get a lot of music submissions every day, and people ask us if we even actually listen to them anymore—we do. We'll send each other things all the time, listen to as many submissions as... Read more »

Iron & Wine To Release New Album, Share New Track “Lovers’ Revolution”

Another day, another new album announcement. This time it comes from indie-folk pioneer Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam), who will release their follow-up to 2011′s Kiss Each Other this spring. Ghost On Ghost is due... Read more »

Frank Ocean Will Be Performing At The Grammys

Things have been going very well for Frank Ocean (even despite the Chris Brown brawl). On top of coming out with one of the best records this past year, Ocean has also been nominated for six... Read more »

Hear Miguel, How To Dress Well & The Weeknd Producer Zodiac Discuss Modern R&B In New Documentary

Red Bull Music Academy recently announced a new series of mini documentaries, called H∆SHTAG$, which will look at ”some of the most fascinating themes emerging from the web in recent times, from #cloudrap to #seapunk, #postdubstep to #advancedpop.”... Read more »

Watch Ben Folds Five Perform On Conan

Ben Folds Five have kept busy supporting last year’s comeback album, The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, most recently though with a late night stop at Conan. The band performed two tracks last night;... Read more »

Autre Ne Veut – “Play By Play”

Autre Ne Veut’s “Counting” was impressive in its ability to smoothly incorporate so many sounds into one song, and although “Play By Play” is sonically a little less cluttered, if anything it is even more impressive. Arthur... Read more »