Best Songs of the Month

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've rounded up the best songs from the past month. Here are the songs... Read more »

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Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like

There's still nothing quite as effective as a friend saying, "You like so-and-so? Check this out." Today, we are that friend, with recommendations for artists to check out if you like Madvillian, Lorde, Rustie, and more.... Read more »

My First Time: Aesop Rock Remembers 1996

In the 20 years he's been rapping, Aesop Rock has established himself as one of hip-hop's pioneering poets. But it had to start somewhere. Back in 1996, Aesop was just a fine arts student with a... Read more »

11 Things We Learned From A$AP Rocky’s ‘A.L.L.A.’ Album

A$AP Rocky's second studio album and third full length project, At.Long.Last.A$AP, was supposed to be coming out on June 2, but it was surprise released earlier today, May 26. This is what we've learned from the... Read more »

The Corniest Rap Songs (That We Secretly Love)

Before we started this post, we tried to define what makes a rap song corny, but we couldn't do it. There are too many factors. Sometimes it's an awkwardly ambitious chorus, sometimes it's a beat that... 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 »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Reviewing the Best Submissions on our Reddit Thread

At the beginning of the year, we started a subreddit to help take submissions. We're still open to submissions at submissions(at)pigeonsandplanes(dot)com, but as the number of emails increases, it becomes more and more difficult to ensure... Read more »

Atlanta Artists You Should Get to Know in 2015

Much of the conversation about Atlanta up-and-comers revolves around male artists like Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and iLoveMakonnen. But there is no shortage of up-and-coming female MCs, singers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists who deserve your attention... Read more »

Top Ten Musical Moments With David Letterman

When one thinks about David Letterman and music, the first person to come to mind is Paul Shaffer. The musical director and bandleader, himself a Hollywood veteran, plays the affable yet acerbic foil to Dave's dry... Read more »