Archive for February, 2013

Video: Kevin Gates Ft. Curren$y – “Just Ride”

Everyone who is up on their mixtape game has been hearing about The Luca Brasi Story since it dropped at the beginning of February and Gates is queued up to make a name for himself this year.... Read more »

Magic Man – “Paris”

Neon Gold is back at it. Once again the dudez at the always one-step-ahead beat company have come through with a stellar artist: Magic Man. According to the band’s Facebook they are a “triumphant synth rock band”... Read more »

Hear Azealia Banks Cover The Strokes’ “Barely Legal”

Despite the scuffle that ensued over the last song Azealia Banks covered, the rapper has decided to try her hand at reworking another track. This time though, the choice comes in a fairly intriguing package as... Read more »

Autre Ne Veut Ushers in the Future at Sold Out Santos House Party Show

Autre Ne Veut is on the cusp of bigger things, but at this moment he stands on the stage of a sold-out show at Santos Party House and stares into the eyes of every crowd member... Read more »

Premiere: Moko – “Summon the Strength”

Moko is a 21-year-old girl from Southeast London, a fact that seems hard to believe after hearing her textured, strong vocals on her debut track “Summon the Strength.” While she finishes up her last year studying... Read more »

MS MR – “Fantasy (Kele from Bloc Party Remix)”

Remixing has become an important way for new acts to catch some extra buzz, and we’ve seen it more than ever in the past year or so. When a new artist comes out, getting some big... Read more »

Best New Artists of the Month (February 2013)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

Juicy J Remixes Passion Pit’s “Constant Conversations”

It actually makes perfect sense that Juicy J would remix a Passion Pit track, especially one that is so clearly about substance abuse and failing relationships, two things that J has likely had experience with himself.... Read more »

Danny Brown And Baauer Announce Joint Tour Dates

In some awesome, exciting but definitely-gonna-get-weird news, Danny Brown and producer Baauer have announced they will hit the road together for a handful of joint tour dates. Cleverly titled “Worst of Both Worlds,” the tour will... Read more »

Chance the Rapper, Kami de Chukwu, Vic Mensa, Tokyo Shawn and Caleb James – “Seppuku”

Potential. The dirty double edged word that sets artists up for the fall, identifying raw elements and hedging bets about future prospects. By saying an artist has “potential,” a critic creates an out: If the artist... Read more »

The 15 Best Music Videos of the ’90s

We couldn’t just hate on the ‘90s and not give credit where credit is due. Like we mentioned in our 15 Worst Music Videos of the '90s post yesterday, there was a lot of good and... Read more »

Video: Atoms For Peace – “Ingenue”

We first saw Thom Yorke’s dance moves in the video for Radiohead’s “Lotus Flower” and with the arrival of Atoms For Peace’s latest visuals, we luckily get the chance to see them again. This time though,... Read more »

The Vancouver Canucks’ Entrance Song Is Japandroids’ “The House That Heaven Built”

Two weeks ago, the Vancouver Canucks asked their fans to pick a new song for the team to skate out to before every game. To us, “The House That Heaven Built,” garage-rock duo Japandroid’s storming signature... Read more »

Watch Solange Perform “Don’t Let Me Down” On David Letterman

Earlier tonight, the lovely Solange appeared as musical guest on David Letterman. Singing “Don’t Let Me Down” from her latest EP, True, she looked completely at ease, thoroughly enjoying herself all the while owning the stage.... Read more »

Video: Hanni El Khatib – “Family”

Leave it up to The Black Keys‘ Dan Auerbach to bring forth some more good old-fashioned rock. If you’re tired of cute synths, confusing new genres, and artists that sounds like robots, get familiar with Hanni El... Read more »