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Music You Should Know From Poland

If when you think of Polish music, you only think of polka, then you're missing out. There's currently a thriving underground scene including electronic pop, low budget indie rock, and experimental hip-hop. Dive in and get... Read more »

Lorde is More of a Rapper Than Most Rappers

Ed. note: Ro Ransom is a rapper. We’ve posted him here on Pigeons & Planes. When he emailed saying he wrote an article about why Lorde is more of a rapper than most rappers, we had to... Read more »

10 Songs MØ and HOLYCHILD Can’t Stop Listening to While on Tour

Artists who make good music generally have good taste in music. It just makes sense. With that in mind, we asked MØ and HOLYCHILD what they've been listening to while they're on the road. They'll be... Read more »

Flying Lotus: Life, Death, and The Joy of Creating

Flying Lotus' new album You're Dead! is set to be a turning point for the Los Angeles based producer, rapper, and Brainfeeder founder. His four albums as Flying Lotus have been met with critical acclaim, and... 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 »

This is What Over 500 Years of Music Sharing Looks Like

Music sharing has been around for almost as long as music itself. Prior to the 15th Century, well before recording musical performance was a technological possibility, monks and priests would painstakingly copy music, note for note,... 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 »

10 Collaborations That Would Make Sense (and Also Blow Our Minds)

Do you remember the first time you realized that you could put hot sauce on pizza? Like, of course you can put hot sauce on pizza, but when it actually happened for the first time, it... Read more »

We Ranked Every Band We Could Find With “Pigeon” in Their Name

Here at Pigeons & Planes we have some good ideas, but we have mostly bad ideas. One thing that has always set us apart from all these other "journalists" and "critics" is that we refuse to... Read more »

Daily Discovery: DMV Duo Abhi//Dijon are Making Hushed, Heartfelt R&B

Daily Discovery is a feature that will highlight a new or recently discovered artist that we’re excited about. See the rest of our Daily Discoveries here. By Mustafa Abubaker Remember holding your crush’s hand on that... Read more »

15 Ways Kanye West Changed the Game

Kanye West wants to save the world. At the 2014 Wireless Festival he articulated this point in the only way Kanye can, “I just wanna make something awesome. I just wanna be awesome. And I wanna... Read more »

Fighting For The Right To Stream: Independent Labels vs. YouTube

In the past few years, the internet has become the place where independent artists have the space to thrive. Though the music industry has historically been dominated by major labels, the internet provided a slight respite... Read more »

11 Producers Who Are Quietly Blowing Up on Soundcloud

In the past, buzz was determined by live appearances, local awareness, radio play, and media coverage. Today, a lot of buzzing acts have none of those things. Thanks to the internet, it's possible for a teenager... 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 »

Two-9: Making Noise in a Loud City

Two-9 isn't a household name, but in their hometown of Atlanta, they've got a reputation. As they get more successful, they also seem to be getting more notorious. They cause too many problems. They’re reckless. They... Read more »