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Hear Two Songs by Lorde’s High School Band

When you were 16, you were probably stressing out over the opposite sex and that zit that just wouldn’t go away. You were studying for your algebra exam and wondering why no one understood you. Being... Read more »

London Grammar – “Strong (Evian Christ Remix)”

For Evian Christ’s latest remix, he’s taken on London Grammar’s moving single, “Strong,” which appears on the UK band’s 2013 album, If You Wait. Originally slow-paced and mostly driven by Hannah Reid’s powerful vocals, Christ adds... Read more »

Listen to Mikky Ekko’s Spooky Rework of Little Dragon’s “Pretty Girls”

Little Dragon’s “Pretty Girls” is definitely a major highlight from Nabuma Rubberband, and the accompanying visuals were also one of the best videos we saw in July. Judging by the sounds of Mikky Ekko’s remix of the... Read more »

Watch Joel Compass’ Video For “Girlfriends”

Following up the release of “Girlfriends,” one of our first tastes of Joel Compass’ forthcoming debut album, the 21-year-old singer has released an accompanying set of visuals for the infectious song. Fittingly, the video features dozens... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Will Be Debuting His Short Film m.A.A.d. at the Sundance NEXT Fest

Kendrick Lamar paints incredibly vivid tales of Compton in good kid, m.A.A.d. city, and soon, we’ll get them on the big screen. To premiere at Sundance’s first annual NEXT Fest on August 9, the Kahlil Joseph-directed,... Read more »

Listen to Laura Welsh’s Cover of “Bound”

At the tail end of last year, Kanye West was sued by a relatively unknown ’70s soul group called Ponderosa Twins Plus One for sampling their original track, “Bound” (which, of course, spurred many jokes about... Read more »

Danny Brown Announces Bruiser Brigade Album Title and Release Date, Collaborations with The Avalanches and More

Those looking forward to new music from Danny Brown’s crew Bruiser Brigade will be pleased to know that their forthcoming album has received a title and release date. Reign Supreme will be released sometime in October. In other news,... Read more »

Myth Syzer ft. Kaytranada – “Widescreen”

Producer Myth Syzer liberated a gem earlier today, a chilled out collaboration from 2010 with Kaytranada. “Widescreen” is an interesting look at the progression of Kaytranada’s sound, featuring a familiar hip-hop leaning skittering beat and barebones... Read more »

Common Speaks on Parting Ways With G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West’s longtime collaborator Common speaks up about splitting with West’s label, G.O.O.D. Music. This makes a lot of sense considering that he hasn’t been involved with anything G.O.O.D. Music-related recently. His 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer was... Read more »

Woodkid Says Goodbye to “The Golden Age” With New Song “Do You Love Me After All”

Some time ago, Woodkid tweeted about the final visual installment to The Golden Age project. When we asked him about it in our interview with him, he revealed that his next project will be focusing on... Read more »

M.I.A. & The Partysquad – “Gold”

Amsterdam’s The Partysquad released a summer mixtape earlier today that includes the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Duke Dumont, Vic Mensa, as well as reworks by the DJs and one highlight that’ll make M.I.A. fans happy. Similar... Read more »

Banks – “Beggin For Thread”

We’re still a few months away from the release of Banks’ forthcoming album Goddess, so to whet our appetites, the singer/songwriter has shared “Beggin For Thread.” It’s a bit different from what we’ve heard from her,... Read more »

Watch FKA Twigs Perform at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival

FKA Twigs has been receiving a lot of much-deserved attention, and this past weekend, she’s made some more fans out of the crowd at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival. Performing “Water Me,” “Two Weeks,” and “Papi... 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. Enjoy.... Read more »

Listen to a Song Grimes and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz Made in 2009

For those who weren’t too sure about Grimes’ latest song that was written with Rihanna in mind, here’s something a little different. Yesterday, Grimes shared a song that she and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz had... Read more »