Constant Gardner

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Osca – “Illume”

I listen to (and post on P&P) a lot of “alternative” or “experimental” sounds, whether that’s Paul White, Liar, Dark0, or anything in between, but that’s not to say I have anything against well made, highly polished pop... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: 10 Awesome Remixes of Tinashe’s “2 On”

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... Read more »

Lil Herb ft. Common and Chance The Rapper – “Fight or Flight (Remix)”

Chicago’s Lil Herb has remixed “Fight Or Flight,” from his Welcome To Fazoland mixtape released earlier this year, calling in a couple of big name fellow Chicagoans, Common and Chance The Rapper. The bright but simple production, with that... Read more »

TOKiMONSTA – “Steal My Attention”

Los Angeles beatmaker TOKiMONSTA is dropping a seven track mini-album called Desiderium on September 23, and she’s shared a second new track from it. “Steal My Attention” is an engrossing mix of shimmering synths, atmospheric vocals, and a steady heartbeat... Read more »

Aphex Twin Announces Public Listening Events For New Album “SYRO”

The rollout for Aphex Twin’s new album SYRO, his first new full length since 2001′s Drukqs, has been suitably obtuse. First there was a mysterious blimp in London and some stencils in New York, then there was the... Read more »

Weekly Album Sales Hit A New Low in the U.S.

The past week’s album sales in the U.S. were the lowest they’ve been since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. With 3.97 million albums sold, it is also the first time weekly albums sales have dropped... Read more »

Paolo Nutini – “Iron Sky (Hudson Mohawke Remix)”

Lots of people associate Hudson Mohawke with turn up, turn up trap and hard hitting dance music, thanks to his work as half of TNGHT and tracks like recent release “Chimes,” but his catalog is full of thoughtful, restrained... Read more »

1.8 Million Fewer People Watched the MTV Video Music Awards This Year

The 2013 VMAs had some memorable moments, including Miley’s attempts at twerking on Robin Thicke and an ‘N Sync reunion, and although this year’s edition featured a nearly 20 minute medley by Beyonce and lots of Nicki... Read more »

Redinho ft. Brendan Reilly – “Get You Off My Mind”

Redinho’s debut album, out soon on Numbers, is a vibrant, joyous collection of funk-fueled dance music, with Redinho’s own talkbox vocals featuring on many tracks. “Get You Off My Mind,” featuring Brendan Reilly is one of the most pop... Read more »

Watch Grimes and Blood Diamonds’ Glorious “Go” Video

The reaction to Grimes’ latest song “Go” was mixed to say the least, but the video is definitely a lot of fun. The track itself was originally written for Rihanna, and is a strange combination of dubstep... Read more »

Exclusive Mix and Interview: Slow Magic

Slow Magic is killing it at the moment. The masked producer is preparing to follow up 2012′s Triangle, and has release three excellent tracks (“Girls,” “Hold Still,” and “Waited 4 U“) to build anticipation, each of which demonstrate his... Read more »

Emile Haynie ft. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes and Sampha – “A Kiss Goodbye”

When Jessie Ware recommends something on Twitter, we check it out immediately. Not just because her list of collaborators proves that she has great taste, but also because it was thanks to her that we first discovered... Read more »

Listen to “Hey QT,” SOPHIE and A.G. Cook’s Debut Single as QT

Last week we reported that SOPHIE and PC Music founder A.G. Cook were teaming up as QT and shared a short snippet of their debut single “Hey QT.” Today, after having performed a brief set at Hudson Mohawke’s giant... Read more »

Video: JJ – “Inner Light”

JJ’s last video, for “All White Everything,” was a cinematic, ominous clip set in some sort of hospital or medical facility, but their latest is considerably more calming. Following a young boy in Native American-inspired dress as he explores the... Read more »

Premiere: White Arrows – “Nobody Cares”

L.A. four piece White Arrows just came off tour with The Neighbourhood, Danny Brown and Travi$ Scott, and are now preparing for the release of their second album, In Bardo. “Nobody Cares” is the third track on... Read more »