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The Best Songs of 2014

These days, we keep getting more and more ways to define what's hot. Terrestrial radio and the big charts still exist, but now we've got digital radio, Hype Machine, blogs, social media information, streaming services, apps,... Read more »

Daily Discovery: The Parrots

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 Ashley Strang The Madrid garage-surf trio The Parrots started... Read more »

A Year’s Worth of Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (2014)

We got tired of getting music recommendations from computers. Maybe one day, computers will be able to understand music and automate music discovery better than human beings. But so far, there hasn't been a music discovery... Read more »

The Best New Artists of 2014

What the past year lacked in big name releases by the stars, it made up for with a hugely varied crop of talented new artists, crossing genre boundaries and confounding expectations at every turn. As listeners... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos are an increasingly important component of an artist's career, especially new artists introducing themselves via social media and blogs. Whether showing a twerking pop star or a stand-in actor for an anonymous artist, videos... Read more »

clipping. Are Finding the Sweet Spot Between Experimental and Accessible

clipping. consists of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson who, together, have concocted a new hip-hop potion—raw, aggressive rapping with a side of dry humor lain over noisy, industrial beats. The trio... 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 »

The Pigeons & Planes Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are fast approaching and you don't want to get another pair of plain white sports socks for Christmas, do you? Whether you're trying to find a gift for that music lover and P&P reader in... Read more »

Men Among Boys: Love is the Most Powerful Thing

When I connect over Skype with Sait, one half of the cryptic group Men Among Boys, our voices cross time zones and miles of ocean. It’s 7:05 p.m. in the United Kingdom, where Sait and his... Read more »

No Ceilings Round 2

NO CEILINGS is back. Our first show was a great time, so we're bringing No Ceilings back for another round. The second installment of our NYC concert goes down at The Studio at Webster Hall, and we've... Read more »

10 Apps Every Music Lover Should Download Right Now

Not too long ago, we were thinking about the 10 awesome apps that we wished existed, and hoping that some aspiring developers would get to work. Luckily, there are already lots of amazing music-related apps available,... Read more »

BADBADNOTGOOD on Making Honest Music and Their Collaborative Album With Ghostface Killah

BadBadNotGood are currently in between albums. The Toronto trio released their third LP III back in May and in February of 2015, they will release Sour Soul, a collaborative LP with legendary Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

As the year comes to a close, there is no shortage of retrospective lists to remind you of the highlights from the past 12 months. Whether it be a list of box office blockbusters, a rundown... 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 »

Vic Spencer: Winning In His Own Lane

Last week, I called Vic Spencer and he immediately told me some good news. His second daughter, Taylor Spencer, had been born earlier that day. Pleased that his baby was healthy, Vic Spencer didn’t want to... Read more »