Constant Gardner

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RIP Fact Checking: British Newspaper The Daily Mail Reported That A-Trak is Called Flan Emoji and is Part of Odd Future

Wow. Where to start with British newspaper The Daily Mail (the second biggest selling daily newspaper in the UK) and their article on Earl Sweatshirt and A-Trak’s reactions to Taylor Swift’s new video? The piece starts: Two members of California... Read more »

Video Premiere: Skin Town – “Midnight Lover”

Towards the end of lat year, L.A.-based duo Skin Town casually dropped “2Nite,” a masterpiece of moody, sensual R&B which preceded their debut album The Room (listen here). Now, over six months later, the duo of Grace Hall and Nick... Read more »

Premiere: Mila J – “Smoke, Drink, Breakup (L-Vis 1990 Remake)”

L-Vis 1990 is one of the most constantly exciting and innovative producers around. If you’re into dance music in any way you should already be familiar—L-Vis is the co-founder of the influential label/party Night Slugs along with Bok... Read more »

Premiere: Download Kyle Woods & Khallee’s Funky “At Night”

When we talk about Chicago, we’re often talking about its explosive rap scene, which encompasses everything from King Louie to Common, by way of Lucki Eck$ and Sicko Mobb, but there’s an exciting world of R&B... Read more »

Kelela x Le1f x P Morris – “OICU”

Having spent the past eight months playing shows and working on her debut album, scheduled for release next spring, Kelela is in the mood to give her fans a gift in the form of a new song... Read more »

Premiere: Watch Johnny Lloyd’s Nostalgic “Happy Humans” Video

Johnny Lloyd, former frontman of Tribes, quietly put out “Pilgrims” and “Dead Beat” in May, returning as a nostalgic singer/songwriter recording everything on an 8-track and making the kind of music that could easily be 30 years old.... Read more »

Premiere: Amber Run – “I Found (Royce Wood Junior Remix)”

After hitting us with a new song each month in February (“Nuff”) , March (“Hardly”), and April (“Beeline”), Royce Wood Junior has been quiet for a few months. While we wait for new tracks from the talented... Read more »

Little Dragon – “Pretty Girls (Lil Silva Remix)”

“Pretty Girls” is one of the best songs on Little Dragon’s latest album. It got a terrifying video directed by Nabil (one of the best videos of July) as well as a new take by Mikky Ekko,... Read more »

Video: 18+ – “Crow”

Did you catch this song when we posted it the first time round? If not, you missed out. “Crow,” by a fairly mysterious boy/girl duo from America, is an awesome fusion of the kind of production... Read more »

Watch Beyoncé Sing Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” to Jay Z

On September 20, HBO will air the On The Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z concert special, which will feature live footage from the tour’s September 12 and 13 shows in Paris. The latest trailer for the HBO... Read more »

This is What 30 Years of Changing Music Sales Looks Like

Using data for US music sales supplied by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Digital Music News has charted the huge changes in how people consume and interact with music over the last 30 years. Starting in 1983, when cassettes... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Metro Boomin Want Some More

Atlanta rap is booming right now, and a whole crew of producers are leading the way. A few weeks ago we but together a playlist of bangers that Sonny Digital has produced, and today we turn... Read more »

Statik Selektah ft. Action Bronson – “Long Time”

After some “f#ckboys” leaked “Long Time,” a track with Action Bronson from Statik Selektah’s upcoming album What Goes Around, the DJ and producer uploaded the official version to his SoundCloud. The smooth and laid back beat suits Bronson’s story telling style... Read more »

Captain Murphy – “Cosplay”

Flying Lotus must have been busy lately, if the announcement of his forthcoming album You’re Dead!—which features Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Thundercat, and FlyLo’s alter ego Captain Murphy—and this new song “Cosplay” are anything to go by. The new... Read more »

Röyksopp & Robyn – “A Monument To Everything (Kindness Remix ft. Busiswa)”

When we found out that Robyn and Röyksopp had collaborated on the mini-album Do It Again, we expected that the results would be electronic pop excellence, and they were. Kindness, whose new album is out October 14 (listen to... Read more »