Constant Gardner

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Watch Run The Jewels Perform a In an Old Train Station in Paris

While over in Europe on tour, El-P and Killer Mike played a special Run The Jewels show in Paris, which was filmed by La Blogothéque. The nearly 40-minute show went down in an old train station,... Read more »

Video: Cozz – “I’m Tha Man”

Cozz blew up off the gritty “Dreams” and hasn’t stopped moving since. He dropped his album Cozz & Effect via Dreamville in October last year, and now one of the more celebratory joints has an appropriately upbeat video. Check that... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Marvel Alexander

The credits of Marvel Alexander's new album Don't Die Yet read like a who's who of fast-rising, forward-thinking artists. Kaytranada, BADBADNOTGOOD, Sango, Gravez, Wiki from Ratking, D.R.A.M., and Michael Christmas are on the up and up,... Read more »

Jack Garratt – “The Love You’re Given (Prides Remix)”

Singer and producer Jack Garratt’s “The Love You’re Given” was a stunning mix of surprising electronic elements and beautiful vocals, leaving us anticipating more from the young British artist. Now, the track has been given a bright... Read more »

Premiere: Elliot Moss – “I Can’t Swim”

Elliot Moss is a 21-year-old singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from New York who is releasing his album Highspeeds via Grand Jury on April 21. In the build up to the release, we’re happy to share “I Can’t Swim,”... Read more »

Murlo ft. Gemma Dunleavy – “Jasmine”

Brooklyn label Mixpak are always bringing the bright vibes with their releases (Popcaan’s album Where We Come From was one of their big successes in 2014), and now they’ve tapped UK producer Murlo for the two track Jasmine EP, with... Read more »

Video: Novelist x Mumdance – “1 Sec”

What did you do on your 18th birthday? Maybe you got drunk with your friends or went out for a nice meal… Well, Novelist is celebrating his birthday by releasing his debut 1 Sec EP, a collaborative... Read more »

José González – “Leaf Off/The Cave”

A couple of weeks ago, Swedish singer/songwriter José González absolutely crushed a cover of TLC’s “Waterfalls” on Swedish TV, but if you think only his covers are worth listening to, you are wrong. González is releasing his... Read more »

Premiere: JaySwifa – “5pagez” (Prod. Kaytranada)

JaySwifa usually handles his own production. But when a producer like Kaytranada, who recently started a residency on BBC Radio 1 alongside Flying Lotus, gives you a beat like this, you’d be mad to turn it... Read more »

Marika Hackman – “Ophelia”

With Marika Hackman’s debut album, We Sleep At Last, out in February, the British singer has been steadily sharing songs along with ominous artwork of a still figure, which looks like a dead body. With titles like... Read more »

Grime MC Riko Dan Freestyling in a Cemetery is the Rawest Thing You’ll See Today

Riko Dan is a true OG, blessing radio sets, live shows, and records with his inimitably raw, gruff MCing for years. 2014 was a good year for the veteran—he embraced the new wave of grime producers, vocalling Texan... Read more »

Watch Wara From The NBHD’s Ominous “P.N.S.” Video

One of the things that helped Wara From The NBHD‘s impressive 2014 album Kidnapped stand out was the excellent production—funky, jazzy, raw, and definitely N.E.R.D.-influenced. His latest song, “P.N.S,”  impresses again, with raw, abrasive beats and politically charged lyrics, and comes... Read more »

This Mash-Up of Gucci Mane and SOPHIE’s “Lemonade” Makes So Much Sense

Damn, this just makes so much sense, why are we only now hearing this? Thanks to the glories of the internet and the Soundcloud account Rare MP3s, we now have this wonderfully bouncy mash-up of Gucci... Read more »

Raury – “Fly”

“I wrote “Fly” right after hearing that Darren Wilson was not being indicted for murdering Mike Brown,” says Raury. The song is his first new material of 2015, and comes after “Dead People,” his surprising collaboration... Read more »

Premiere: TCTS ft. Aniff Akinola – “Coupe De Ville”

Manchester-born, London-based producer TCTS is releasing the Body EP on March 30 via Chase & Status MTA Records, a four track effort featuring contributions from rising pop artist Leo Kalyan and Manchester-based artist Aniff Akinola. We’ve got the premiere of... Read more »