Constant Gardner

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Alt-J Remix Phantogram’s “Never Going Home,” Score Short Film

Two bits of news from Alt-J, who recently returned with the surprisingly bluesy “Left Hand Free” and the stunning, brutal Nabil-directed “Hunger of the Pine” video. First, there’s an ominous and brooding remix of Phantogram’s “Never Going... Read more »

Listen to Future’s New Song “Coupe,” and Watch an Accompanying Animated Video

The Adult Swim singles series is a win for everyone. Free music from awesome artists, posted every Friday and available to download from the Adult Swim website the following Monday. This week, Future contributed a new track,... Read more »

Movement Announce US Tour and Share Intimate “Ivory” Video

Movement’s self-titled debut EP, which came out via Modular People in May, is excellent. Now, one of the EP’s most surprising tracks, the guitar solo-featuring “Ivory” has an accompanying video, which is shared alongside extensive US... Read more »

Chance The Rapper Is Working with Jessie Ware, James Blake, J. Cole, Wyclef Jean, and Boys Noize

Wow. In an interview with the UK’s DJ Semtex for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra, Chance The Rapper has confirmed some incredibly exciting artists that he’s recently worked with. Alongside more expected James Blake collaborations (they did... Read more »

Lil Silva – “First Mark”

Lil Silva’s new EP is excellent. There are two songs with BANKS, two songs with just his own warm vocals (one of which is the previously heard “Mabel“), and then there is the EP opener “First... Read more »

Rustie ft. Danny Brown – “Attak”

For the second single from his forthcoming album Green Language, Rustie has released one of the songs that we were most anticipating when we saw the tracklist, the Danny Brown collaboration “Attak.” Although the new track... Read more »

How To Dress Well – “Let U Know”

We celebrated the release of How To Dress Well’s new album “What Is This Heart?” (one of the best of the year so far) with an interview with Tom Krell, a European tour diary from him, and a... Read more »

Premiere: Polarsets – “Madrid”

English bands, especially those from cities that are grey and rainy like Birmingham or Manchester, seem to love to make music with a tropical influence (maybe it’s escapism, maybe something else), and Newcastle-based Polarsets are no different.... Read more »

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 »