5 On It: The Energy

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Chris Cartier – “Tempo” It’s very easy... Read more »

Plugged: SoundCloud Rules Everything Around Me

I'm not sure if you're aware, but the future of music lives on SoundCloud. It might sound silly, but it makes sense; the music sharing program has so many social aspects built-in, and whether you like... Read more »

Best New Artists of the Month

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 »

Ab-Soul – “47 Bars”

Ab-Soul is taking a chance with this one, warning that he might even get dropped for his label for leaking this, but he doesn’t seem to care all that much. Produced by Alchemist, “47 Bars” is... Read more »

Luka – “Fault Line”

Last year, Luka Seifert released his debut EP, which proudly showcased his soft yet intricate production. Luka has improved considerably since we last heard from him, and “Fault Line” is a testament to that. It might not be obvious... Read more »

Mirror Kisses – “Kill You In Bed”

George Clanton has big aspirations for his Mirror Kisses project, and never has that been as clear as it is on his newest single, “Kill You In Bed.” Released as a double sided single alongside the... Read more »

Py – “Ghostdance”

It’s been far too long since we’ve heard from London singer Py. She’s now on a new label, Tilehouse, and prepping her Ghostdance EP for a March 30 release. While so many new electronic pop acts look... Read more »

Premiere: CUZ – “Return Call”

Little Rock, Arkansas rapper CUZ’s “Return Call” is a take on Southern hip-hop that feels of a piece with the 2009/2010 mini-renaissance led by artists like G-Side and producers like DJ Burn One, pulling the influences... Read more »

Coldplay – “Fix You (Four Tet Remix)”

Coldplay’s single “Fix You” is already a beautiful song on its own, but Four Tet somehow added another level of sweetness to the track. According to Coldplay’s YouTube page, this remix was actually made by Four... Read more »

Listen to Diplo & Skrillex’s Jack Ü Album With 2 Chainz, AlunaGeorge, and Missy Elliott

Separately Skrillex and Diplo have pretty big fan bases, but they recently found out bringing their two audiences together creates a massive result. Together, the two artists call themselves Jack Ü. They’ve been giving hints about... Read more »

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 »

Listen To Two New Songs From Cities Aviv

The last we heard from Cities Aviv, he was lending verses to Mykki Blanco’s Gay Dog Food project. Since then, though, he’s refocused his attention to his own music. The result of that work is two... Read more »

Nick Catchdubs ft. Heems & Troy Ave – “Full House”

Nick Catchdubs is one half of the duo that founded Fool’s Gold (the other half is, of course, A-Trak) and has since gifted us with some incredible music. But before that, Catchdubs was a DJ who... Read more »

Watch Kanye West’s New Interview With Zane Lowe

Back in September 2013, Kanye West sat down for a now legendary interview with BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe which came after he dropped his abrasive, aggressive Yeezus album. In that interview, Kanye gave amazing quotables, spoke on racism, fashion,... Read more »

Purity Ring – “Bodyache”

Purity Ring have been teasing us with songs from their forthcoming album another, eternity, and today they share another. “Bodyache” follows “Repetition,” “Push Pull,” and “Begin Again,” and although it’s short and sweet—clocking in at under three... Read more »