Confusion

Premiere: Denai Moore – “Something Out There”

Jamaican-born, England-based singer Denai Moore has been on our radar for a while now, but she recently stepped out into a brighter spotlight with her feature on SBTRKT’s latest album. She stole the show on “The Light,”... Read more »

Preview James Blake’s New Song “200 Press”

James Blake’s latest song, “200 Press,” is called “200 Press” because only 200 copies are going to be pressed up. Pretty straightforward, but the music is expectedly complicated, bringing an André 3000 sample into a hypnotic electronic... Read more »

Watch Aquilo’s Gorgeous Video For “I Gave it All”

British duo Aquilo’s “I Gave It All” is already a powerful song, but listening to it while watching this Eoin Glaister-directed video adds even more depth. It’s a clip that anyone who’s experienced the complications of... Read more »

Watch Killer Mike’s Powerful Pre-Show Speech in St. Louis

Killer Mike and El-P usually hit the stage to Queen’s “Champion” for their Run The Jewels shows. But last night—following the announcement of no indictment for police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown—Killer... Read more »

Watch Atmosphere’s Video For “Fortunate”

Here’s the new Atmosphere video for “Fortunate,” shot at LA’s Palladium before the Minneapolis rap duo’s show. It’s a simple video, but one fitting for the underground hip-hop veterans. Atmosphere’s album Southsiders is out now.... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: No Ceilings, ft. Rome Fortune, Tunji Ige, Jon Waltz, Chaz French, & Ace Cosgrove

In September, Pigeons & Planes curated our first No Ceilings show. The idea was to highlight some of our favorite rising artists and get them all on stage in New York City for a concert, and the first... Read more »

Here’s the Full Version of that Song Mystikal Performed with Mark Ronson on Saturday Night Live

Out of nowhere, Mystikal blew us away with his performance alongside Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars on Saturday Night Live. The 44-year-old New Orleans rapper channeled some funky combination of James Brown and DMX, and it... Read more »

Listen to Virginia Beach Rapper Mike Strong’s “Bread & Butter” Project

Here’s something obvious: good artists usually have good taste in music. Virginia’s D.R.A.M. is one of our favorite new artists here, and he recommended we check out Mike Strong, a rapper from Virginia Beach with a new project... Read more »

Jack Garratt – “The Love You’re Given”

British singer/producer Jack Garratt’s latest track starts off sounding like it’s on the verge of breaking. Understated elements barely hold the song together—it feels like a house James Blake built, wobbling on stilts. Then at 1:26, it pulls... Read more »

MNEK – “The Rhythm”

Out of all the artists on our list of English Singers You Should Look Out For in 2015, 20-year-old MNEK is one of the most likely to succeed. His ability to mold his powerhouse vocals into... Read more »

The YouTube Music Awards Are Coming Back in 2015

Did you notice that in 2014, there were no YouTube Music Awards? We didn’t either. The most memorable thing about the YouTube Music Awards—which started in 2013 and have only happened once—was that Tyler, The Creator... Read more »

Flying Lotus ft. DOOM – “Masquatch”

The elusive DOOM isn’t the kind of rapper that fits in on just any type of production, but this Flying Lotus beat suits him just fine. It’s about exactly what you’d expect from a FlyLo and... Read more »

WATERBED – “around”

Remember MVSCLES? Well, now they’re WATERBED, and they’re back with a new song called “around.” This one is a euphoric, synth-heavy pop banger that should sit well with fans of Grimes who want a little more... Read more »

607 – “Must Be A Duck”

God bless Jon Tanners’ cold heart for sending this through this morning. MUST BE A DUCK OK I’m confused. OK I’m confused. GrowTivation by 607... Read more »

André 3000’s Jumpsuits Will Be Part of an Art Exhibit

André 3000’s custom jumpsuits got a ot of attention this year during the Outkast reunion tour, and now they’ll live on thanks to an upcoming art exhibit. André has teamed up with the Savannah College of... Read more »