Katie Kelly

NYC-based writer for Pigeons & Planes. Big fan of music, even bigger fan of Coolio's hair.

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Premiere: Spelles – “Bird In A Cage”

Information for Spelles is sparse. Her Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram provide no real clues besides some choice inspirational quotes and records (which are all great, by the way). But that’s okay. Because what we do... Read more »

Jamie xx Says New The xx Album is Coming

Back in April, we got our first signs that The xx were back at work recording their new album when the band posted a few updates to their Facebook, and now Jamie xx gives us more... Read more »

Run The Jewels Share Bonus Track “Blockbuster Night Pt. 2,” Launch “Tag The Jewels” Art Project

Last week, Killer Mike and El-P released RTJ 2, their second album as Run The Jewels, as a free download. This week, we get more new material from the album in the form of “Blockbuster Night... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Questlove, El-P, and Drake

This week on Twitter: – Questlove doesn’t get the Kermit meme (but that’s none of our business *sips tea*) – El-P makes the mistake of eating at Denny’s – Drake clears up some questions on those... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with ScHoolBoy Q, Lorde, and Kanye West

This week on Twitter: – ScHoolboy Q finds himself in a life or death situation (kind of) – Lorde discovers Steve Carell and The Office – Kanye West clarifies something Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

I Don’t Forgive You, Bono

I love surprises. When I was younger, I dreamed my family would throw some elaborate surprise party and I’d walk down my stairs and Hanson would be sitting at our dining room table with an ice cream cake,... Read more »

Premiere: My Body – “All I Can”

Brooklyn based duo My Body spent some time this past year producing remixes (like this one of Phantogram’s “Fall In Love”) and unique reworks, but now Jordan Bagnall and Darren Bridenbeck are shifting the focus back... Read more »

Premiere: TOTEMO – “Heavy As My Dreams”

There’s a lot of electro-pop and electro-R&B that subsides on the standard verse/bridge/chorus/repeat formula. There’s nothing wrong with that. Some of my favorite songs over the last few years are constructed just like this and it... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With St. Vincent, Flying Lotus, and Tyler, The Creator

This week on Twitter: – St. Vincent has the best use of #yolo ever – Flying Lotus talks about his new album – Tyler, The Creator gives some advice Here is the week on Twitter. And... Read more »

Hayden Calnin – “I Corrupt”

For as delicate as falsetto sounds, when used in the right song at the right time, it can be incredibly powerful. We’ve seen this with artists like The Weeknd, Miguel, Pharrell, and obviously Bon Iver’s Justin... Read more »

Naomi Pilgrim – “It’s All Good”

It’s been a year to the day since we were first introduced to Naomi Pilgrim when we premiered her first single “No Gun.” Since then the Swedish/Barbadian singer has only continued to impress, releasing a handful... Read more »

Premiere: Sui Zhen – “Infinity Street”

Australia’s been killing it lately with new, talented musicians and Sui Zhen is the latest. The singer has already built up a little buzz in Australia thanks to a few EPs in the last year, and... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Questlove, Jessie Ware, and Hudson Mohawke

This week on Twitter: – Questlove’s been watching some questionable movies – Jessie Ware is a fan of heated toilet seats – Hudson Mohawke shares a really great selfie for all his fans Here is the... Read more »

#AzizDrakeGrams is the Best New Instagram Trend

If you’re familiar with comedian Aziz Ansari, then you know he’s a huge rap fan. He has a whole tumblr where he’s photoshopped himself into famous hip-hop covers, his parents have met Kanye West, and he’s... Read more »

Listen To AlunaGeorge’s New Song “Supernatural”

AlunaGeorge released their debut album, Body Music, a little over a year ago and since then, the UK duo have been busy. They’ve had countless shows and festival appearances, even opening for Coldplay (and then posing... Read more »