Confusion

Daye Jack – “Easy”

Following his impressive Hello World project, 18-year-old Daye Jack is readying Soul Glitch and releases “Easy” as the first taste of things to come. This one shows Daye’s effortless flow and melodic delivery over breezy production from... Read more »

André 3000 Says He Should Be Played By Leonardo DiCaprio in Outkast Movie

In the upcoming movie Jimi: All Is By My Side, André Benjamin (André 3000) plays the role of Jimi Hendrix. Following a Los Angeles screening of the movie, André sat down to answer questions. When asked about... Read more »

RiotHorse – “Rabbit Hole”

Mixing folk simplicity with airy harmonies and a clean indie pop sound, RiotHorse makes a strong debut with “Rabbit Hole.” The duo is Emily Greene and Madi Diaz, and while they’ve only shared this one song on... Read more »

Listen to Buddy and Snoop Dogg on a Christian Rich Beat That Ended Up Being Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion”

It’s always interesting to follow the path of a beat. In the case of Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion” beat, it started off in other hands. Here’s the background, courtesy of producers Christian Rich: It’s an old unreleased... Read more »

No Ceilings: Now Without iLoveMakonnen, but Still Awesome

For months, we’ve been planning our No Ceilings show at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. With less than a week’s notice, our headliner iLoveMakonnen canceled because he’s joining Drake on tour. We can’t be mad—if Drake invited... Read more »

JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET: Death, Church, and Music

“What is this?” That was my only thought when I first listened to “Curiosity of Other Men.” It featured vocals over a Tchaikovsky sample and lyrics like, “I wanna be possessed by you.” This was not... Read more »

Premiere: Glass Gang – “Lower”

Here’s the latest from Brooklyn’s Glass Gang. It’s the first song from the band’s first full-length project. “Lower” balances abrasive textures with a delicate touch for something that sounds in between a dream and a nightmare. Along... Read more »

Paul McCartney Really Wants You to Stop Eating Meat on Monday

Paul McCartney may be best known as a Beatle, but that’s about to change because he just wrote the best song of his life. It’s called “Meat Free Monday,” and it’s a song about not eating... Read more »

Announcing flex., a Party in Brooklyn Featuring Lil Silva, Waldo, and Tim Vocals

What: flex. When: Oct 1st and then every other month Where: Villain Starting in October, Mean Red will be throwing a party called flex., bringing unique experiences to unconventional spaces. For the first installation, they’ve got Lil... Read more »

Premiere: Young Rising Sons – “High (Bleachers Remix)”

Bleachers and Young Rising Sons have a similar talent for coming up with relentlessly huge hooks and a stadium-sized sound, so this joining-of-worlds makes perfect sense. Bleachers (the project of Fun.’s Jack Antonoff) put his spin on... Read more »

Christian Rich – “Seven”

A lot of the time, instrumental tracks need to have a lot going on to stay interesting. If you’ve only got a few elements at play, those elements better be strong. In the case of Christian... Read more »

Watch Childish Gambino Speak on His Upcoming Mixtape and Working With Ariana Grande

Childish Gambino announced his STN MTN/KAUAI project late last month with little information. We knew that Jaden Smith would be “the boy” and that the STN MTN side would be presented by DJ Drama through his... Read more »

La Roux: “I’ve never made any money from record sales, and we sold nearly 8 million records”

Just earlier this year, weekly album sales hit an all-time low. On top of that, we’re starting to see digital music sales dropping as well. It seems that with streaming’s takeover, music is no longer something that many... Read more »

Elliphant ft. MØ – “One More”

Earlier this month, Swedish singer Elliphant and Danish singer MØ teased their new collaboration “One More.” The song is from Elliphant’s upcoming One More EP, out October 14 in the U.S., and the video (see a... Read more »

SBTRKT ft. Denai Moore – “The Light”

SBTRKT’s upcoming album Wonder Where We Land is out September 29 via Young Turks. We’ve heard the producer’s collaborations with Raury, A$AP Ferg, and Ezra Koenig, and today we get another beautiful collab called “The Light,” featuring... Read more »