Constant Gardner

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Video: BANKS – “Beggin For Thread”

So far, BANKS‘ videos have been moody and minimal (watch “This Is What It Feels Like,” “Drowning,” and “Brain” to remind yourself) and her latest is no different. “Beggin For Thread” was only released last week, and now... Read more »

Watch Benjamin Clementine’s Striking “Condolence” Video

What first blew us away about Benjamin Clementine was his voice—deep, guttural, and primal. That voice is still in effect on new track “Condolence,” but Clementine doesn’t let rip with it as he did on his... Read more »

Elder Island – “Garden”

Elder Island, the Bristol-based trio who we introduced with this Daily Discovery feature and the song “What It’s Worth” are back with a new song, the third from their debut EP. Just as on “Big Unknown” that pop... Read more »

SOPHIE – “LEMONADE”

SOPHIE, the mysterious electronic/future pop/unclassifiable but awesome producer is finally back. After hitting us with the mind-expanding one-two punch of “BIPP” and “ELLE” last summer, the faceless artist has announced a new single, coming out via Numbers... Read more »

Azealia Banks Releases First New Music Since Leaving Universal, Listen to “Heavy Metal and Reflective”

  Recently, Azealia Banks has been making news for everything other than her music—she’s been beefing with people on Twitter, moaning about her record deal, and then finally getting out of it. Today, her new single, which is... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Sonny Digital Won’t Stop Making Bangers

Sonny Digital is one of the biggest producers in the incredibly hot Atlanta rap scene. He's been an integral part of it since 2010, and is behind big singles like YC's "Racks" and 2 Chainz... Read more »

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 »