Constant Gardner

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Video: Rosie Lowe – “Water Came Down”

If you want to make interesting pop music with depth, working with Dave Okumu and Kwes is definitely a good move. British singer Rosie Lowe worked with the two of them on her debut EP Right Thing, an... Read more »

Watch The Animated Video for SBTRKT and Ezra Koenig’s “NEW DORP. NEW YORK.”

New SBTRKT material has been coming thick and fast in the past few weeks. We’ve had “Higher” with Raury, “The Light” with Denai Moore, and “Voices In My Head” with A$AP Ferg as well as the... Read more »

Listen to Two of Dev Hynes’ Rejected Demos For Britney Spears

Back in June of 2013, tweets between Dev Hynes and confirmed Britney Spears collaborators William Orbit and Naughty Boy hinted that Dev was working on the new Britney album too. The album, titled Britney Jean, would go... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Sylas, a Brian Eno-Approved Duo Splitting Time Between England and Germany

Aesop is the London-based label that brought us SOHN's debut single "The Wheel," and more recently TALA's fantastic debut EP The Duchess. Clearly, they have a great eye (and ear) for new artists, and with Sylas,... Read more »

Oceaán – “Grip”

Oceaán’s debut EP was a sparkling mix of R&B-influenced vocals, catchy hooks, and a definite dance music influence, but now the Manchester-based producer has taken things to another level. “Grip” is wonderfully unique, a little less immediately accessible... Read more »

Listen to Hudson Mohawke’s Diplo & Friends Mix Featuring Action Bronson, Madlib, and Kanye West

After bringing out Busta Rhymes and Flying Lotus for Boiler Room in L.A., Hudson Mohawke is back with a bang, dropping off an hour long guest mix for the Diplo & Friends BBC Radio 1 show. There’s... Read more »

Watch Full Sets From Jessie Ware, SBTRKT, Pharrell, and Jamie xx at the iTunes Festival in London

The iTunes Festival in London consists of nightly shows for a whole month at Camden Roundhouse. The programming is always varied, ranging from pop stars like Maroon 5 and Pharrell to P&P favorites like Jamie xx... Read more »

Jack White Makes Fun Of Rolling Stone, Foo Fighters, and Clickbait Journalism

Last night, Jack White performed at Fenway Park in Boston, and took a few minutes break from performing his music to make fun of Foo Fighters, Rolling Stone, and clickbait journalism. As you can hear in the recording... Read more »

Premiere: Hatch – “New Direction (UV boi Remix)”

Hatch is yet another Australian artist making waves outside his own country. He’s a producer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist making futuristic pop music who manages, on “Direction,” to smoothly blend interesting electronic production with more straightforward vocals. The remix... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: Jungle in Brooklyn

They are great on record and even better live, so we’re happy to present British band Jungle’s show with Beaty Heart at Warsaw in Brooklyn on October 1. The XL Recordings signed band have kept the quality high... Read more »

Watch Hudson Mohawke Smash Boiler Room L.A. With Busta Rhymes, Flying Lotus, and Kabuki-Inspired Dancers

We’ve already seen QT, SOPHIE, and Lunice’s sets from Hudson Mohawke’s Chimes EP celebration party, and now Boiler Room have shared video of the main event. HudMo’s headlining set featured crazy lights, awesome Kabuki-inspired displays choreographed by Kaz Matamura, Busta... Read more »

Frank Ocean Now Shares Management With Deadmau5, Is Working With Hit-Boy and Rodney Jerkins

In June, we reported that Frank Ocean had parted ways with Christian and Kelly Clancy and 4 Strikes, the management agency that had been with him since before Channel Orange and still works with Tyler, Earl and rest of Odd... Read more »

Jungle – “The Heat (Joy Orbison Remix)”

Recent Mercury Prize Album of the Year nominees Jungle haven’t fallen into the trap of commissioning lots of random remixes of their songs to try and boost visibility, instead letting the tracks on their debut album speak... Read more »

Premiere: Litany – “Look”

Litany are Jake and Beth, two 20-year-olds from the north of England, who are making fragile, electronic pop music in the vein of SOHN, The Acid, and countless other up and coming artists. What separates this young... Read more »

Run The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Cry”

“Oh My Darling Don’t Cry” is the second track we’ve heard from Run The Jewels’ upcoming second album, and El-P and Killer Mike show no signs of slowing down. “Blockbuster Night Part 1” was as gritty, aggressive, and straight... Read more »