Constant Gardner

Video: London Grammar – “Sights”

London Grammar’s debut album If You Wait wasn’t about trying to break new ground or innovate, it was about making good, heart on your sleeve pop music. It succeeded, with eleven songs of sweeping emotional ballads led... Read more »

Jamie xx – “Girl”

Jamie xx has already had an impressive (and busy) 2014. On the solo production side, a track with Four Tet surfaced and Jamie shared the excellent “Sleep Sound” along with a beautiful, moving video of deaf dancers... Read more »

Fatima – “Ridin Around (Sky High)” (Prod. Scoop DeVille)

Swedish born, London-based singer Fatima’s new single “Ridin Around (Sky High)” just sounds like summer. Her soulful voice is rich and warm, the production bubbles with a sense of fun and freedom, and even though Fatima... Read more »

Watch Arcade Fire Bring Out a Fake Daft Punk During Their Coachella Headline Set

Arcade Fire’s Sunday headlining set at Coachella included some high level trolling as the band brought out some Daft Punk lookalikes to perform a slowed-down version of “Get Lucky.” Although the two impostors were wearing similar costumes... Read more »

Royce Wood Junior – “Beeline”

Royce Wood Junior is now three for three with wonky pop gems, following “Nuff” and “Hardly” with his best song yet, “Beeline.” It features female vocals (presumably from Rosie Lowe who was on “Hardly”), but really... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Get to Know Anushka’s Danceable but Soulful Sound

Daily Discovery is a feature that will highlight a new or recently discovered artist that we’re excited about. See the rest of our Daily Discoveries here. “Electronic beats with R&B vocals.” “Dance music production with a soulful... Read more »

Video: Future ft. Kanye West – “I Won”

After sharing a full stream of his album Honest earlier this week, Future has now released the video for on of the big name collaborations. The video for “I Won” sees Future and Kanye West on a beach... Read more »

Shura – “Touch (Delorean Remix)”

Shura wowed us with “Touch,” the first song of hers on Soundcloud, and a perfect pop gem in the lane of Blood Orange or HAIM’s slower moments. While you wait for new music from Shura, enjoy this... Read more »

Premiere: Collarbones – “Burnout”

Two Bright Lakes, the Australian indie label who brought us music from Oscar Key Sung and Banoffee, have another artist from Down Under to get people excited about. Melding R&B and electronic production with lush, spacious... Read more »

Chromeo ft. Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend – “Ezra’s Interlude”

With their album White Women out May 12, Chromeo have shared another song from the record, “Ezra’s Interlude.” With Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig on vocals, the short track is a departure from the bouncy, funk and disco fueled party... Read more »

Kanye West and Common Join Forces to Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth, Announce Fund-Raising Festival

With a recent study by the Chicago Urban League reporting that over 90% of Chicago’s black male teens are unemployed, two Chi-town natives are teaming up to try and help the youth. Kanye West’s company Donda’s... Read more »

Watch the Dreamy Video for Deadboy’s New Track “Return”

If the old cliché about the journey being more important than the destination could ever be applied to a song, it would be Deadboy’s ”Return,” the first song from his forthcoming EP of the same name. The song... Read more »

Pharrell, Hans Zimmer, & Johnny Marr – “Here”

Pharrell, it seems, is out to let everyone know that he can make any style of music. Producing a track for Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys with Hans Zimmer makes sense, but channeling his inner ’70s pop/soft-rock... Read more »

Premiere: Montreal Sex Machine – “Blackout”

  Last week we introduced you to NY indie label GODMODE, who have been putting out a stream of great releases recently, including a label compilation which featured incredible debut recordings from Shamir and Fitness. Now... Read more »

Lykke Li – “No Rest For The Wicked (Klangkarussell Remix)”

It’s dangerous remixing a song as simple and beautiful as Lykke Li’s “No Rest For The Wicked,” but Klangkarussell’s official remix of the pop ballad is a tasteful effort that keeps the mournful spirit of the... Read more »