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Mixtape: BLKHRTS – “Death, Romance and The Color BLK”

“Sex, drugs, violence, money, death, romance and the color black—those are the seven things I could specify my songs are about. These are the things in life that are easy to learn and take forever to... Read more »

Download Three Free Songs From Production Duo Friendzone

Bay Area duo Friendzone are best known for their highlight of a production appearance on A$AP Rocky‘s “Fashion Killa.” A standout on LongLiveA$AP, that track is a fantastic intro to Friendzone’s sound. Longtime collaborators of Main Attrakionz,... Read more »

Drake – “5AM in Toronto”

It seems like Drake‘s adopting a blitzkrieg strategy to releasing tracks for Nothing Was The Same. It’s working. The star of “5AM in Toronto” is, off the bat, this Boi-1da beat. It’s a pensive monster, built from... Read more »

Kid Cudi – “Immortal”

He hinted at new music being on its way earlier this week, but it wasn’t until tonight that Kid Cudi confirmed he was dropping a new track. True to his word, the self-produced, MGMT-sampling “Immortal” has... Read more »

The Vancouver Canucks’ Entrance Song Is Japandroids’ “The House That Heaven Built”

Two weeks ago, the Vancouver Canucks asked their fans to pick a new song for the team to skate out to before every game. To us, “The House That Heaven Built,” garage-rock duo Japandroid’s storming signature... Read more »

Cocovan – “Roosevelt Hotel”

Cocovan has been making music since her late teens, but this is the first we’ve heard of the French synth-pop singer-songwriter. It’s a good look. “Roosevelt Hotel” is an arresting piece of sugary pop but with... Read more »

Covering The Classics: The Dedication of Two Famous Tribute Bands

By most measures, Matt Jernigan has made it. As the frontman for his band, he’s spent the past 18 years building a name and an audience, selling out shows and making music his full-time career. At... Read more »

15 Artists Kanye West Should Sign

With the exciting news of the Hudson Mohawke signing to G.O.O.D. Music dying down, we like to look towards the future. Kanye is the head of the only major hip-hop team that's still capable of exciting... Read more »

Drake – “Started From The Bottom”

Despite the announcement that new music was set to drop during the Grammys on February 10th, Drake pulled a fast one and let this one loose this evening. Apparently, he’s going to be performing it at... Read more »

Blood Orange – “Cyan (Kindness Cover)”

Dev Hynes dominated 2012, there’s no question of that. The musical polymath has got to have his hands full just writing and producing for other artists after his most recent work for Sky Ferreira and Solange... Read more »

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “Jubilee Street”

Right after appearing on our list of the 15 Best Songs About Serial Killers, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have let loose a new track from their upcoming album, Push The Sky Away. In stark contrast... Read more »

Kids of the Apocalypse – “Masters of the Sun”

I sincerely hope that this is what 2013 sounds like, because this song is insane. I don’t mean that in a metaphorical sense; the track sounds like it was created by an insane person. It’s a... Read more »

Big Baby Gandhi Announces Retirement

We received some disappointing news today when 22-year old rapper Big Baby Gandhi announced his retirement from rap on Tumblr. He didn’t give any official reason for stepping back from the mic, but vaguely cited a... Read more »

Miss Elizabeth – “Richmond Girls”

Miss Elizabeth is Tom Avis and Odie Ouderkirk, a Toronto duo crafting an updated take on shoegaze. Comparable to M83 and the Cocteau Twins as recognizable references, Miss Elizabeth has a charming instability to their music... Read more »

Torres – “Honey”

22-year old Nashville, Tennessee native Mackenzie Scott credits finding her sound when she made the move from acoustic to electric. And it makes sense; her songs have the structure of straightforward folk, but with the rough,... Read more »