An Update From the Road: MØ and HOLYCHILD

MØ and HOLYCHILD are out on tour together. We caught up with them both during their stop in New York City for a quick update. Check out the interviews below, some pictures above, and check out... Read more »

By The End of the Year Anyone Will Be Able to Sell Their Music Through a BitTorrent Pay Gate Like Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke’s second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, was surprise released via BitTorrent last week, sparking debate and discussion about what (if anything) this might mean for music sales and distribution. So, we decided to go... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

Vic Mensa: “It’s Chicago over everything”

Vic Mensa has been busy. His hometown of Chicago spent the year cementing its reputation as one of hip-hop’s most fertile breeding grounds, and Vic’s slick, slippery cadences have been at the forefront of Chicago’s boom,... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (September 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 »

September 2014 on SoundCloud: The Pigeons & Planes Playlist

Every month, we collect our favorite songs on Soundcloud and put them in a playlist to make it easier to keep up with all the new stuff. Here’s our September playlist. Follow us on Soundcloud for... Read more »

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 »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

Every day, more mixes are uploaded online than one could humanly listen to in a week, let alone two. But you're a discerning music fan with a tight schedule, and your insatiable hunger for hours of... 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 »

15 Thom Yorke Songs You’ve Got to Hear

Yesterday, Thom Yorke dropped his second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes on BitTorrent for $6.00. After eight studio albums with Radiohead, two solo albums, and one album with Atoms for Peace, Thom has built up a... 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 »

We Talked to Pornhub About Coolio, Their New Label, and the Search For a Pornhub Anthem

Pornhub has been making crazy moves in the music industry lately. They dropped a couple risqué videos with Hi-Rez and Coolio, opened up their Song Search contest, and now they’ve announced their own label: Pornhub Records.... Read more »

20 of the Best Artist Websites on the Internet

If you're an artist trying to make money off music and you don't have a good website, you're missing out. These days, getting a great website isn't hard. There are high school kids around the world... Read more »

Premiere: Helado Negro – “Invisible Heartbeat

By Nathan Reese Roberto Carlos Lange (a.k.a. Helado Negro) has been one of the most consistently underrated producers around for about the last five years, but you’d be forgiven if his tunes have flown under your... Read more »

15 Rappers as Pokemon Cards

Here at P&P, we take music journalism very seriously. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the age-old question: What if there were Pokémon cards for rappers? We got the idea when... Read more »