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The 20 Best New Albums Streaming on Spotify Right Now

20 years ago, a music junkie couldn't even comprehend what Spotify offers. We complain about the modern day struggles that come with streaming services and unlimited access to music, but at the end of the day,... Read more »

Honor Titus Speaks on Cerebral Ballzy’s New Album, Julian Casablancas, and the Most Brutal Show He’s Ever Played

Seeing Cerebral Ballzy frontman Honor Titus climb atop the speakers at Pigeons & Planes’ SXSW showcase back in March felt like some kind of religious experience. Maybe it was the Texas heat or all the alcohol, but... Read more »

Here’s What We Know About Kanye West’s Next Album

How the hell do you follow up Yeezus? Luckily, only one person has to answer that. Even more luckily, that person is Kanye West. Fresh off the release of his most experimental and jarring album yet,... Read more »

Why it’s Okay to Go to a Concert Alone

When I first moved to Chicago, I didn’t go see Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at Double Door because I couldn’t find anyone to go with. It was a Monday, but I guess nobody else wanted to unwind and... Read more »

10 Ideas That Could Improve Every Music Festival

Over the past few years, it seems as if the number of music festivals has increased exponentially. As festivals pop up, it would make sense that some would try to differentiate themselves in an already saturated... 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 »

A Timeline of Death Grips’ Strange Existence

Death Grips, the reliably unreliable experimental trio (sometimes duo), has called it quits. For a lot of us, it's hard news to take in. They've consistently surprised us, whether it's pleasantly or unpleasantly, and they always... Read more »

I Interviewed My Grandma About Her Favorite Artist Ever, Prince

I came to know of Prince before I hit the double digits. My mother and grandmother are, arguably, some of his biggest fans, and played his music all of the time during my childhood. Seriously—I remember... Read more »

Famous Album Covers Improved With Drake’s Face

What isn’t better with a little Drake on it? Not much. Sometimes, during our free time, we Photoshop Drake on album covers to make them better. This looks great in iTunes, because instead of just a... Read more »

Sincerely Yours: The Viking Futurists

It’s Saturday, nearly 4 AM in Oslo, Norway, and from the stage of the Kulturhuset, one of many venues hosting the by:Larm electronic music festival, Eric Berglund is arguing with two members of the audience. Specifically,... Read more »

Wolf Pupy Made 10 Comics For Pigeons & Planes

hi, i’m wolf pupy. i draw comics, make tweets and cause a lot of problems. i have made 10 comics for this site, some of them are about music, some of them are about birds, i... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (June 2014)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

Our Personal Favorite Songs, Albums, and Videos That Didn’t Make the “Best of 2014 (So Far)” Lists

Making lists is hard. When you get down to 51 amazing songs and you're trying to cut it down to 50, it's like being told you have to decide which one of your kids to kill.... 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 »

Cruel Summer: The Horrible Summer Jobs of Your Favorite Rappers

The last few weeks of the school year can be unbearable. The days get longer, the assignments tedious, and finals loom like a depressing fog. For all the anxiety that comes with waiting for classes to... Read more »