Constant Gardner

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Listen to Young Fathers’ Ominous Remix of Tricky’s “Nicotine Love”

Tricky made his name with the dark and menacing take on trip-hop that was his 1995 debut album Maxinquaye, and he has been a constant innovator ever since. He’s back with a new album, Adrian Thaws, on... Read more »

SBTRKT’s New Album Features Sampha, Jessie Ware, Raury, A$AP Ferg, and Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek

Yesterday, SBTRKT released a new song with Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, and announced that his second album, Wonder Where We Land, was on the way. Last night, at Log Cabin Studios in New York, we got to... Read more »

SBTRKT Announces New Album “Wonder Where We Land,” Listen to “New Dorp New York” Featuring Ezra Koenig Now

Yes, “New Dorp New York” really is the title of the first track from SBTRKT’s hotly anticipated second album, the follow-up to 2011′s SBTRKT. Premiered by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 a little earlier this evening,... Read more »

“You’re Dead!”: Flying Lotus Announces New Album and Tour Dates

Flying Lotus is back! The Brainfeeder label boss, experimental producer, and man behind Captain Murphy has announced his fifth studio album and an extensive accompanying tour. The new album will be called You’re Dead! and will come out... Read more »

Hudson Mohawke Announces “Chimes” EP, Listen to the Title Track in an Apple Commercial

After Lunice returned with a bang earlier this month, dropping “Can’t Wait To,” his TNGHT partner Hudson Mohawke also has some big news. He’ll release a new EP via Warp on September 30, and you can buy... Read more »

Fryars – “Prettiest Ones Fly Highest”

Finally! After releases that were dotted throughout 2013, and word of a new album, Fryars has confirmed a release date, tracklist, and artwork for Power. “Pretty Ones Fly Highest” follows “The Power,” “On Your Own,” “Sequoia / Can’t Stop... Read more »

Raury – “Cigarette Song”

Atlanta future star Raury is back today with “Cigarette Song,” another reminder of his versatility and exciting talent. From “Bloom” to “God’s Whisper” to “Sunshine,” each of Raury’s songs has a unique charm and shines with a... Read more »

Listen to “Rats,” a 2010 Earl Sweatshirt Track Produced by Tyler, The Creator

There’s been a deluge of old material from big artists recently, including the video of young Kanye rapping in a record store in 1996 and teenage Eminem’s “Pooh Butt Day,” and now here’s more. YouTube user “Odd... Read more »

Vaults – “Lifespan”

London band Vaults are taking their time with their releases. After “Cry No More,” the first track they put on Soundcloud, got a great reaction, they retreated into the shadows, presumably recording, and returned in April with... Read more »

Listen to “Pooh Butt Day,” A Song By a Teenage Eminem and Chaos Kid

If you’ve been lurking YouTube for Eminem rarities or are the proud owner of everything he’s ever recorded, you will have already heard this Eminem track from 1988, but for everyone else it’s a cool bit... Read more »

Download The Weeknd’s New Song “King Of The Fall”

It may not be fall yet, but The Weeknd’s already staking his claim with a tour and now a song of the same name. As with recent out-of-nowhere Soundcloud uploads “Often,” “Or Nah (Remix),” and “Drunk... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Songs Cosigned by Gucci Mane

Soundcloud Surfing is a weekly feature that is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of focusing on brand new music, we dig into the Soundcloud archives and pull out some gems. Enjoy, and check out previous editions here.... Read more »

Video: Juicy J ft. A$AP Rocky – “Scholarship”

Damn, A$AP Rocky, such an icon. If there’s one thing Rocky knows, it’s the importance of leaving a strong visual impression, and what better way to do that than by counting money on a moving car... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Rise Up to Heaven and Go Down Into Hell With British Producer Prayer

Last week, British producer Prayer released a fantastic song called "Knowing," which built a thick and haunting atmosphere around spare drums and a disembodied vocal sample that recalled Burial. Maybe you missed it in the deluge... Read more »

Watch the Video For Lucki Eck$ and FKA twigs’ “Ouch Ouch”

Two of the best new artists of 2013, Lucki Eck$ and FKA twigs, are on the way to having breakout years. Both have full projects on the way, FKA twigs’ debut album on Young Turks and... Read more »