Archive for April, 2013

Kiran Kai x Carla – “Drift”

Are you sick of mysterious introductions to new music? Of course you aren’t. Good. Here’s another one. The intro goes like this: “I wanted to send this track over from a new South London collective named... Read more »

YACHT – “Second Summer (RAC Remix)”

When we first heard YACHT’s “Second Summer,” the band described it as a “state of mind” and highlighted it’s “acid house revival” vibe. And with it’s punctuated and plucked dance-ready beat, it was easy to see... Read more »

Sinead Harnett – “Got Me”

The name Sinead Harnett first popped up providing guest vocals on Disclosure’s “Boiling” and “What’s In Your Head,” and more recently Rudimental’s “Baby,” but now she’s stepping out on her own with debut single “Got Me.” Produced by Eats Everything... Read more »

Mixtape: Chance the Rapper – “Acid Rap”

The hype machine revs up quietly. It might be a tweet, a blog post, or even that rare but most-powerful word of mouth. You don’t know if it’s organic or manufactured. Like a cloud, it expands... Read more »

Mad Decent Block Party 2013 Lineup Revealed

The lineup for Mad Decent Block Party 2013 has been announced, and while there are no surprises, featuring the label’s signees and founder Diplo, it’s no less exciting. A slightly different string of artists will be... Read more »

Best New Artists of the Month (April 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 »

Young Wonder – “Electrified”

Young Wonder's latest track is a clear reminder that music being made on the fringes of the "hip" music scene often supersedes the passed around names of the moment. Although they are quickly gaining momentum, the... Read more »

Premiere: Kenzie May – “Hide & Seek”

So far, Kenzie May has made her mark through features, but “Hide & Seek” is her first step toward establishing herself as a solo artist. Often times that first step is a shaky one, but Kenzie... Read more »

Video: Meg Myers – “Heart Heart Head”

The first time we ever heard Meg Myers was back in 2011 with “Monster.” It was an immediate yes, yes, yes, yes kind of moment, but the real magic came with Meg’s first video for that... Read more »

Premiere: Stream Tawiah’s “FREEdom DROP” EP

In the LinkedIn age, when accolades come a dime a dozen and often sound as fraudulent as they are, real bona fides mean that much more. So it’s nice to know that buzzed-about singer Tawiah comes with... Read more »

Harry Fraud ft. Earl Sweatshirt & RiFF RAFF – “Yacht Lash”

Well, then. On May 7, Harry Fraud is putting out an EP called High Tide. He brought together an interesting mix of rappers, but the glaring pairing of Earl Sweatshirt and RiFF RAFF takes the cake.... Read more »

Premiere: Wilsen – “Dusk”

Wilsen is New York's latest fledgling folk act and following the release of their initial single "Anahita" Pigeons & Planes is happy to premiere their second single "Dusk" which will be available June 10. The track... Read more »

Jamie Isaac – “Softly Draining Sea”

King Krule collaborator, and fellow incredibly young yet talented Londoner, Jamie Isaac is releasing an EP called I Will Be Cold Soon on June 24, and if the rest of the tracks live up to the hazy, warped... Read more »

20 Current Songs Reviewed By Our Moms

When we're young, our mothers usually play a large role in shaping our musical taste. As little human beings we listen to whatever's around us and soak it all up before we can even make up... Read more »

Video: Empire Of The Sun – “Alive”

Aussie duo Empire of the Sun recently announced their return with the typically colourful “Alive,” all enormous synth melodies and anthemic choruses, and now the track has a video. As bright and vivid as the song is, the... Read more »