13 Acts You Should See in Concert This Spring

While it might be tempting to sit inside in the dark and listen to music on your crackly laptop speakers, especially if you live somewhere that gets cold over the winter months, there are some shows... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

5 On It: The Energy

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Chris Cartier – “Tempo” It’s very easy... Read more »

Plugged: SoundCloud Rules Everything Around Me

I'm not sure if you're aware, but the future of music lives on SoundCloud. It might sound silly, but it makes sense; the music sharing program has so many social aspects built-in, and whether you like... Read more »

Best New Artists of the Month

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 »

Bun B Barbeques, Defines “Trill” On Local Houston Newscast

Texas native (and legendary rapper) Bun B is no stranger to the pit, which he chose to demonstrate today by participating in the Houston Rodeo’s World Championship Barbeque cook-off.  A local news crew went down to check out... Read more »

Video: Migos – “Aight”

Everyone’s favorite rap trio Migos are dropping a new mixtape this week, and to get everyone appropriately hyped up they’ve shared one of the tracks, “Aight,” early. It comes with some characteristically Migos-y visuals—Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset chilling... Read more »

Tink – “Ratchet Commandments (Prod. By Timbaland)”

Last year’s announcement that Chicago up-and-comer Tink‘s debut LP would be produced hip-hop legend Timbaland was met with equal parts awe and skepticism—would she be able to keep her eclectic edge under the mentorship of such a pop powerhouse?... Read more »

Mix and Interview: salute

The young producer salute has been impressing us with his vivid, colorful original tracks and remixes for a while now, and he got a lot more attention last year when he dropped his monster remix of... Read more »

Listen to the Studio Version of Kanye West’s “All Day”

The CDQ version of Kanye West’s “All Day” has surfaced: it’s a vicious five minutes of rap that features everything from Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London to a Paul McCartney whistle solo. The song will appear... Read more »

Action Bronson & Chance The Rapper – “Baby Blue”

Chance the Rapper and Action Bronson push each other higher. They crossed paths on “NaNa” from Chance’s Acid Rap mixtape, and the two have raised the bar once more with “Baby Blue.” This time it’s Action’s... Read more »

Highlights from Kanye West’s Talk at Oxford University

Oxford University is the latest name on a prestigious list of colleges, schools that have been graced with a different kind of higher education: the word of Yeezus. Kanye stopped by at the invitation of the... Read more »

Watch Lykke Li Star in a New Gucci Short Film

Unfortunately, this is a collaboration with the brand Gucci, not with Gucci Mane. Guwop is still locked up, but hopefully when he returns, he and Lykke Li will link up for something beautiful. For now, watch... Read more »

Got $116,000? Buy a Ticket to See the Last Grateful Dead Show

“Fare Thee Well,” they call it. But this is more of a celebration than a goodbye: the Grateful Dead’s 50th birthday party will span three nights, set on a revolving stage at Chicago’s Soldier Field. It’s... Read more »

Premiere: Jack + Eliza – “Diamonds”

It sucks to admit, but it’s true: there’s not a lot of appealing guitar music in the world right now. So many of the most exciting new artists are experimenting with electronic production and forward-thinking styles. A... Read more »

Tula – “River”

TULA have been on P&P’s radar for a minute, ever since they covered Chris Isaak’s karaoke classic “Wicked Game” last year. Now the Berlin-based Swedish quintet are back with an original single produced by Robyn collaborator Klas Åhlund, whose portfolio... Read more »

Premiere: SLK – “Hush”

London’s SLK spent much of her early catalog exploring the more atmospheric regions of modern R&B. New single “Hush” finds her returning with purpose and new sonic direction, trading overwhelming production and an outward desire to... Read more »

Allan Kingdom Before & After “All Day”: The Power of a Kanye Co-Sign

In these times of social media saturation, leaks, and 24/7 media coverage, it’s hard to keep a secret. When two artists are working together, we normally know about it months before we ever hear the music.... Read more »

Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. MØ – “Lean On Me”

Major Lazer emerges from the wilds of Jamaica (or Philadelphia) with another solid collaboration. Enlisting DJ Snake and MØ to round out the sound, “Lean On Me” is a funky, pulled-back groove that shows how much... Read more »

HAIM and M83 Join Forces on “Holes In The Sky”

I’m proud of Hollywood. After years of formulaic, orchestral soundtracks and stale pop songs, we seemed to have turned a corner: studios aren’t afraid to commission songs for their films, making a real effort to find... Read more »