Archive for January, 2013

Alpine – “Gasoline”

Australian band Alpine (not to be confused with Alpines*) have released a single off of their forthcoming debut album. Similar to what we’ve heard from them thus far, “Gasoline” is another catchy, thumping cut full of... Read more »

Premiere: Natasha Kmeto – “Contranym”

Photo by Patti Miller Dictionary.com defines a “contranym” as “any word that can be its own antonym.” On Portland-based singer/producer Natasha Kmeto’s new song “Contranym,” the words “I know I love you/It’s cuz I hate you” form a constant refrain–the only lyrics present... Read more »

Lana Del Rey In Studio Recording New Music

Good news for Lana Del Rey fans: photos of her recording at a studio in Santa Monica have surfaced. Considering that she had said in an interview with Vogue back in February, “I don’t think I’ll... Read more »

Hear a Fleetwood Mac and 2 Chainz Mash-Up From the Upcoming “Skeetwood Mac”

Next week, Scott Melker (who releases music as The Melker Project) is dropping a mash-up EP called Skeetwood Mac. Does anything else need to be said? It’s an EP of mash-ups, and it’s called Skeetwood Mac. End... Read more »

Video: Jagwar Ma – “The Throw”

Aussies Jono Ma and Gabriel Winterfield, who create music together as Jagwar Ma, have released a set of visuals for their latest track, “The Throw.” Paired with the funky, sprawling tune is a seven-minute video of... Read more »

Justin Timberlake To Perform At The Grammys, Timbaland Joins Roc Nation

It’s well known that Justin Timberlake and Timbaland are essentially BFF4Ls, so it’s no wonder their big announcements coincided on the same day. With his new album, The 20/20 Experience, due out on March 19th, Timberlake... Read more »

Premiere: Ghost Beach – “Been There Before (Shook Remix)”

Following Modern Tongues, Ghost Beach is partnering with website/record label The Most Definitely to release a remix EP consisting of some fresh makeovers courtesy of Penguin Prison, Gigamesh, Chad Valley, Summer Heart and Shook. The EP will be made available in full at the end... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Adele, John Lennon, and Tyler, The Creator on Selling Out

Does anybody care about "selling out" anymore? It seems like a thing of the past, probably because we've mostly become immune to it. In hip-hop, they've found some clever ways to form corporate partnerships (sneakers, clothes,... Read more »

Video: Ellie Goulding – “Explosions”

Ellie Goulding seems like one of those people who is constantly radiating positive energy. Even in live footage from the new “Explosions” video, she’s got a magnetic quality that translates. It’s not exactly the “it” factor... Read more »

The Strokes Confirm New Album Title As “Comedown Machine,” Target March 26 Release

BREAKING NEWS – The Strokes have confirmed Comedown Machine as the official title for their forthcoming fifth studio LP, which is now scheduled for a March 26th release. It was reported overnight that a Reddit user... Read more »

Video Premiere: Riva Starr – “Absence”

Although Riva Starr first came to prominenece as a producer of bass heavy house, releasing on big boy labels like Dirtybird and Made To Play, throughout his career he’s never been afraid to experiment with new... Read more »

Joey Bada$$ Responds With Lil B Diss Track

This Joey Bada$$ and Lil B beef is really happening. After Joey made a remark on Twitter, Lil B responded with “I’m the BadaSS.” Now Joey fires back with “Don’t Quit Ya Day Job.” This beef... Read more »

Little Daylight – “Overdose”

When you listen to music, you can sometimes anticipate what’s going to happen next. You can feel when that big chorus is coming or guess that the song is about to calm down and maybe dip... Read more »

Devendra Banhart – “Cristobal Risquez”

Devendra Banhart shares the third track – this one titled “Cristobal Risquez” – off of his new album, Mala, due March 12th. It’s yet another beautiful balance of fun, inviting acoustics and warm electronic elements. The... Read more »

Album Stream: Guards – “In Guards We Trust”

Guards have slowly and surely carved out their own niche in the musical landscape, always coming correct with slack, sun-bleached verses which lead in to anthemic, widescreen, festival crowd singalong choruses. With “Ready To Go” and “Coming True”... Read more »