Listen to Chance The Rapper’s New Single “Wonderful Everyday: Arthur” Ft. Wyclef Jean, Jessie Ware, and More

Starting in April, Chance The Rapper and his band, The Social Experiment, began covering the theme song from Arthur during live performances (watch one here). Tonight, the 21-year-old rising star takes the smile-inducing move to an... Read more »

Matik Estrada ft. Blaze Servin – “Run & Shoot”

With their collaborative Community Service EP due out August 15, Matik Estrada and Childish Major have spent the summer ensuring listeners that by no means is there any shortage of heat in their vault. Fresh off... Read more »

Peace – “Lost On Me”

Birmingham, UK band Peace have built a solid catalog of summery tunes already (they have a song called “California Daze,” for example), and new one “Lost On Me” can be added to that list. It’s a driving... Read more »

Premiere: Shift K3Y – “I Know (Bee’s Knees Remix)”

UK producer Shift K3Y’s rise has been pretty swift. From putting remixes of Ludacris and Beyonce on his Soundcloud to hitting #3 on the UK charts with his debut single on Columbia earlier this year, it must... Read more »

Listen to Damon Albarn’s “Sister Rust,” From The “Lucy” Soundtrack

Damon Albarn’s been busy recently, with his solo album Everyday Robots, new recording with Blur (“about 15 songs,” he told NME), and now “Sister Rust,” his contribution to the Lucy soundtrack. Lucy is a sci-fi summer blockbuster featuring Scarlett Johansson and... Read more »

Island Fox – “Come With Me”

In the quest to write the most descriptive, evocative, and colorful blog posts and keep things interesting (for ourselves and others), it can be easy to neglect the obvious. Often the best reaction to a song... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (July 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 »

JJ – “Dean & Me”

Pop-futurists JJ have a new album out soon, V, due August 19 via Secretly Canadian/Sincerely Yours. The forward-thinking Swedes have just given our second taste of the album, the grandiose “Dean & Me.” It’s fairly typical JJ... Read more »

FKA twigs – “Pendulum”

And then there were two. FKA twigs has followed up the stunning “Two Weeks” (with its beautiful video directed by Nabil) with a second new song from her forthcoming debut album, LP1. Twigs described “Pendulum” on Twitter as, “one of... Read more »

Shy Girls – “All for Show”

Portland based singer/songwriter Dan Vidmar—better know as Shy Girls—delivers sensitive and innovative R&B near its best. The key seems to be his lyrics, lying in a realm of passionate emotion and seduction. His latest song, a... Read more »

Wara From The NBHD ft. GrandeMarshall – “Raw”

Though his forthcoming album, Kidnapped, was originally slated to drop today and got pushed back to August 12, Wara From The NBHD makes up for the delay by delivering “Raw,” a brand new single featuring GrandeMarshall.... Read more »

Listen to Ta-Ku’s “Uh,” Part of the Free “Summer in Jakarta” Compilation

We love Ta-Ku here at P&P. We love his versatility, whether he’s making excellent remixes or his own solo music, and we love it when he drops hazy, laid-back jams for us. “Uh” is just that, with lots of... Read more »

Daily Discovery: NY Producer Jim-E Stack Makes Music That You Can Melt Into

Jim-E Stack is not someone who blends into a crowd. At well-over six feet it’s hard to miss him, but even despite his size, his presence is refreshingly understated, much like his music. When you think... Read more »

alt-J – “Story 4: Sleeplessly Embracing (Clipping. Remix)”

Taking alt-J’s brilliant single “Hunger Of The Pine,” burgeoning rap group Clipping.—one of 20 Alternative Hip-Hop Artists Making Things Interesting—cultivates something entirely new. The remix is titled “Story 4: Sleeplessly Embracing” and apart from a minimal amount of... Read more »

El-P and Killer Mike’s “Run The Jewels 2″ Album Sounds Awesome So Far, Listen to a Snippet Now

El-P and Killer Mike’s Run The Jewels album was one of our favorites of last year (and it was free!), so when we heard they were making a follow up, we were pretty damn excited. El-P’s recent tweets,... Read more »