Daily Discovery: Get to Know GODMODE, a NY Indie Label Doing Things the Right Way

Normally, our Daily Discovery focuses on an artist who we're especially excited about, but since New York independent label GODMODE just keeps throwing gems up on their Soundcloud and releasing music by incredibly exciting artists, it... Read more »

Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Includes Outkast, A$AP Ferg, Chance The Rapper, and More

The Mad Decent block party continues to expand this year, with the event going down in 22 cities including New York, Atlanta, Boston, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and D.C. Each event has a different lineups,... Read more »

Drake – “Days In The East”

Drake is back to dropping songs in the middle of the night again, ruining bloggers’ evenings the world over. He has followed the Lauryn Hill-sampling “Draft Day” with “Days In The East,” a slower paced love... Read more »

The SXSW 2014 Rap, By Migos

South By South West 2014 officially ended this past Sunday. As always, the Austin, Texas-based event is essentially a non-stop party where parking lots become stages and everybody looks like they’re a part of a band... Read more »

Why You Should See Small Shows at SXSW

A few days into SXSW, your body starts shutting down. With all the sun, the constant loud noise, the walking, the drinking, the lack of sleep, and the whatever-else-you’re-into, it’s hard to wake up on Saturday... Read more »

SOHN on Having No Options Other Than Music and Wanting to Work With Tyler, The Creator

SOHN is set to have a massive year. His excellent debut album is coming out on legendary independent label 4AD, and his profile is constantly rising thanks to not just his own solo output but production... Read more »

D’Angelo, David Byrne, Hudson Mohawke, and More Confirmed for Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York

Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York is back. Consisting of 15 events ranging from live performances, to club events, to lectures, to art installations, the month-long festival will commence on May 1. D’Angelo, Hudson Mohawke,... Read more »

Video: Boogie – “Do It Like We”

In the video for “Do It Like We,” Los Angeles rapper Boogie brings viewers on a journey through his hometown. Partying, buying groceries (with an adorable passenger in his shopping cart), and riding around the city,... Read more »

Friendship is Magic: Brony Musicians and Andrew W.K. on What All Indie Artists Could Learn From “My Little Pony”

By Nathan McAlone When I ask Brandon O’Brien, the musical director of this year’s Ponystock festival, what other indie music communities could learn from the My Little Pony fandom, he responds without hesitation: “Generosity, Laughter, Kindness,... Read more »

Blood Orange – “On The Line (Star Slinger Remix)”

Loved the gentle tropical textures of Blood Orange’s “On The Line” but wanted to dance a little more to it? Wanted to be able to put it on at a party and not watch everyone walk... Read more »

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Takes Shots at Beats Music

Beats Music has arrived, and the battle of streaming services is heating up. But Spotify CEO Daniel Ek doesn’t seem very worried. In an interview with Billboard he dismissed Pandora, took some subtle shots at Beats... Read more »

Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Dropped a “Party-Ready Dance Music” Album

The internet has brought us a smorgasbord of weird, mind-boggling things that probably shouldn’t exist, but now do. From cats in nylons, to photos of very inspired tattoos on highly inappropriate body parts made available to... Read more »

Interview: Producer Ludwig Göransson on Working With Chance The Rapper, Haim, and Childish Gambino

By Charles Holmes Ludwig Göransson is a busy man. In 2013, he scored a critically acclaimed movie in Fruitvale Station, helped introduce the world to Haim, and worked with Chance the Rapper. He handled all of... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Disclosure, Ryan Hemsworth, and DJ Sliink

Christmas week was great for fans of electronic music, primarily due to the amount of free tunes DJs all over the world were giving away. The rest of the music world was sleeping while DJs and... Read more »

“The Top of My Head Went Numb”: Austin Chapman Speaks on Hearing Music For the First Time at Age 24

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Austin Chapman got his first pair of hearing aids when he was 11 months old. Diagnosed with profound hearing loss, Austin has spent much of the past 24 years in silence. A world... Read more »