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This is How the Form of Beatles Songs Evolved

Ever curious as to how the form of Beatles songs evolved over the course of the legendary band’s career? Charting The Beatles is a site that “[explores] graphic studies of the band’s evolution,” and one of... Read more »

Video: St. Vincent – “Birth in Reverse”

There goes St. Vincent, making everyone wish they had this one up on their “Best Videos of 2014″ list. To wrap up the year, Annie Clark shares a wild new video for “Birth in Reverse,” which... Read more »

iLoveMakonnen – “Swerve (Prod. Mike WiLL Made It)”

iLoveMakonnen keeps the momentum going, wrapping up the year with a brand new single. “Swerve” sees Makonnen at his most whimsical over a hypnotic Mike WiLL Made It beat. Listen to “Serve” below.... Read more »

D’Angelo’s “Black Messiah” is Dropping at Midnight, According to Questlove

Both news of D’Angelo‘s forthcoming album, Black Messiah, and its first single “Sugah Daddy” came at lightning speed. Maybe it’s a matter of making up for lost time, but it appears that his album is coming... Read more »

A New Modest Mouse Album is Coming Very, Very Soon

Modest Mouse fans: rejoice. The band has officially announced their new album, Strangers to Ourselves, the first one since 2009’s No One’s First and You’re Next. According to Modest Mouse fansite Interstate-8, the band’s management has... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

Donald Glover Set to Star in FX Comedy Series Pilot About Atlanta’s Rap Scene

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino has always had his hand in acting and writing ever since his days with Derrick Comedy and 30 Rock. It’s been announced that he’ll be appearing in a couple of films... Read more »

Daniel Wilson – “Proofread”

As if Daniel Wilson hadn’t already proved to listeners his incredible range, he shares another single from his recently released Boy Who Cried Thunder EP titled “Proofread.” An upbeat song featuring a lively, percussion-led beat, Wilson’s... Read more »

Banks – “Beggin For Thread (Salva Remix)”

Salva warned just yesterday of the forthcoming release of a recent remix he did of Banks’ “Beggin For Thread,” and as promised, so appeared the collaboration on SoundCloud less than 24 hours later. The producer keeps... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

Watch Sam Smith’s Beautiful Performance of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

Sam Smith’s warm, velvety voice is made for the holidays, so it’s no surprise that his cover of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” is as beautiful as it is. His barebones rendition is backed only... Read more »

The Grammy Nominations Are Out and They Are As Disappointing As You’d Expect

The Grammy nominations for six of the categories of the 2015 Grammy Awards are out, and just like every year, there are few surprises with Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX’s “Fancy,” Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,”... Read more »

Isolated Vocals From Mariah Carey’s Performance of “All I Want For Christmas is You” are Amazingly Awkward

Mariah Carey’s "All I Want For Christmas is You" is a classic. It's one of those songs that everyone knows 99% of the words to, not because you love it, but rather, you know them because... Read more »

“Today I want you to find your wings”: Read Tyler, the Creator’s Inspirational Facebook Message

Vacationing can lead to introspection because of all that quiet time you have with yourself. Apparently that’s what happened to Tyler, the Creator, who shared his thoughts about the importance of self-confidence and how damaging negativity is... Read more »

Contest: Win an RL Grime Prize Pack

It’s been a long time coming, but RL Grime finally released his highly anticipated debut album, VOID, on November 17. Hoping to get your hands on a copy? We can do you one better—here’s your chance... Read more »