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20 Tracks That Need To Be Remixed

The art of the remix is by no means a new one. Remixing has been around for longer than you probably realize. There’s record of remixing as far back as the 10th century, when priests composing... Read more »

6 Artists To Check Out If You Like Girls (The Band)

When Christopher Owens tweeted that fatal message announcing the end of Girls (the band—not the show, or gender) in early July, he broke a lot of hearts. Owens and his partner in crime, JR White, won... Read more »

The 10 Best Star Slinger Remixes

Sometimes the Internet gives us gifts. At least that’s what it feels like every time I turn on my computer and see that another lucky track has been remixed, refixed, or otherwise transmogrified by the one... Read more »

The 10 Best Indie Covers of Kanye West Songs

Kanye West‘s music has more depth than your typical hip-hop artist. His productions are like compositions, and he’s one of the few hip-hop acts that gets covered by indie artists and actually taken seriously. Sure, we’ve seen... Read more »

Childish Gambino Calls Danny Brown The Best MC In The Game

I guess touring with/being around/Coachella-ing with Danny Brown has an effect on a person. Childish Gambino seems to have developed a little man crush on hip-hop’s newest crazy uncle. But really who hasn’t? I respect anyone... Read more »

Blackbird Blackbird – “Waikiki”

Blackbird Blackbird is the musical moniker of bay area music maker Mikey Maramag. His album “Summer Heat” dropped in July 2010 and was real treat. Now, fresh off Soundcloud, we’ve got a new track to enjoy.... Read more »

10 Things To Pick Up On Record Store Day

Record Store Day is upon us. And by “upon us” I mean it’s on April 21st, but it’s time to start doing your research and deciding what goodies you’re gonna snag on this most holy of... Read more »

TV Girl – “I Wonder Who She’s Kissing Now”

Spring is upon us, and ya know what goes really well with spring? Sugary sweet pop music. More specifically, sugary sweet pop music with a vintage spin. That very sound just so happens to be the... Read more »

Jessie Ware – “110%”

We featured a Disclosure remix of miss Ware’s track “Running” in the 20th edition of the Dance Music Post, and frankly, the girl’s got talent. The UK already knows this and is pretty much way ahead... Read more »

Dive – “How Long Have You Known”

How about some sun drenched driving sounds for your spring evening? Brooklyn’s Dive sounds like, well, a Brooklyn guitar band. There’s reverb all over the place, but more importantly there’s a head nodding riff that nestles... Read more »

SpaceGhostPurrp – “Lustful ’97”

SpaceGhostPurrp seems to be amping up for something. Maybe he’s prepping for The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp to drop on 6/12, or maybe he just loves making and releasing music that sounds like it crept up out of... Read more »

Elite Gymnastics – “Here In Heaven 4 & 5 (CFCF Remix)” & “Ruin 3″

Elite Gymnastics are a dream pop, electro haze, altogether delicious group out of Minneapolis that specializes in translucent textures well crafted into toe-tapping pop movements. If that sounds enticing to you, and I cannot imagine why... Read more »

The Tallest Man On Earth Announces New Album And Summer Tour Dates

Sweden’s The Tallest Man On Earth has finished work on his third studio album. It’s called There’s No Leaving Now and it’s out June 12th on Dead Oceans. Check out the track list below. 1. To... Read more »

Japandroids – “The House That Heaven Built”

Japandroids is just such a great band name. Yeah, it’s clever and futuristic and all, but more importantly it’s fun to say. Japandroids. Japandroids. Say it in a weird accent. Still great. But a great name does... Read more »

Video: Julia Holter – “Moni Mon Amie”

If you’ve read our interview with Grimes—and I cannot think of one single reason why you wouldn’t have—you’ll recognize the name Julia Holter as someone Grimes says is “very, very, very good.” That’s three very’s, that’s... Read more »