Constant Gardner

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Soundcloud Surfing: Ciara is Bae

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 »

Video: Shabazz Palaces – “Motion Sickness”

Shabazz Palaces’ second album, Lese Majesty, came out earlier this year—a wonderful record full of engrossing, oddball hip-hop—and today they drop another brilliant video. Previously, Hiro Murai directed the impressive video for “#CAKE,” and for “Motion Sickness” they enlist TEAN who deliver... Read more »

BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah Announce Collaborative Album, Listen to “Gunshowers” Now

When BADBADNOTGOOD dropped “Six Degrees” featuring Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown, it was presented as a 10″ single, a one-off, which seemed a shame since it was so damn good. Well, turns out Ghostface and BADBADNOTGOOD... Read more »

How To Dress Well – “Words I Don’t Remember (The Range Remix)”

How To Dress Well is releasing an EP of remixes of tracks from his excellent album What Is This Heart? on October 27, and The Range is the latest to take on one of his emotionally charged tracks. Where... Read more »

James Blake Shares New Song “Building It Still” on His BBC Radio 1 Residency

As is becoming the norm now, James Blake shared more exclusive new music on his BBC Radio 1 Residency show last night. Recorded while he was on tour with his 1-800-Dinosaur crew in Japan, the show... Read more »

Snoop Dogg’s New Album Entirely Produced By Pharrell, Features Charlie Wilson and Stevie Wonder

Two legends reunite for Snoop Dogg’s new album, which Billboard confirm is entirely produced by Pharrell and will be released via his i am other imprint and Columbia Records. Also confirmed (as teased by the i am other... Read more »

Download Chance The Rapper’s “No Better Blues”

Chance The Rapper continues his run of putting awesome tracks up on his Soundcloud for free download with “No Better Blues.” A few months ago he gave away his brilliant, star-studded cover of the theme song... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: Deniro Farrar, Denzel Curry, Remy Banks, Kevin Abstract, D.R.A.M. & JK The Reaper in NY

The CMJ Music Marathon goes down in New York next week (October 21 to 25), and we had to get involved. Partnering with Move Forward Music, we’re happy to present a show at Webster Hall on October... Read more »

Lemonade – “Come Down Softly (et aliae Remix)”

Former Daily Discovery et aliae (read our interview with her here) has just signed to independent label Cascine, and will be releasing an EP with them in spring of next year. To celebrate, she’s remixed her new label-mates Lemonade—a match... Read more »

Erykah Badu Sings For Money in Times Square, Makes $3.60

The legendary Erykah Badu took to the streets of New York, specifically Times Square, to see what it was like to sing for money. In a blurry, iPhone shot film, filled with witty asides and funny commentary, Badu... Read more »

Watch TALA’s Stunning “Alchemy” Video

P&P favorite and all-round awesome artist TALA has made one of the best videos of the year with director Kate Moross. Returning to Morocco, where she filmed the low budget video for “Serbia” with Katia Ganfield in the... Read more »

Premiere: Savoir – “Malala”

Australia stays killing it, and here’s another awesome new band mixing sounds and styles from around the world with consummate ease. Savoir are a three piece from Perth, and their debut release in coming out November 27, a... Read more »

Premiere: P. Morris – “Before You Disappear”

L.A.-based producer P. Morris is having a busy year. He released his first ever mixtape, the plainly titled but impressively atmospheric Debut, accompanied by 3D interactive environments that you could explore as you listened. On top of that,... Read more »

Raleigh Ritchie ft. Little Simz – “Cuckoo”

Two British artists with ambitions overseas combine for “Cuckoo,” a delightfully offbeat song that sees the production, vocals, and subject matter in perfect alignment. The production, from Stefan Ponce (Childish Gambino’s “3005,” Vic Mensa’s “Down On My... Read more »

Premiere: Attaque – “Change Your Mind (Astro Zu Remix)”

“Change Your Mind,” the lush first single from Attaque’s upcoming debut album, has been remixed by London-based producer Astro Zu, who we last saw collaborating with vocalist Tusks on a gorgeous track called “Sun God.” Astro Zu... Read more »