Listen to Buddy and Snoop Dogg on a Christian Rich Beat That Ended Up Being Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion”

It’s always interesting to follow the path of a beat. In the case of Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion” beat, it started off in other hands. Here’s the background, courtesy of producers Christian Rich: It’s an old unreleased... Read more »

Download 10 Tracks Chosen by Ryan Hemsworth For the First “Secret Songs” Compilation

Just this morning Ryan Hemsworth dropped the emotional first single from his upcoming album, “Snow In Newark,” featuring vocals from Dawn Golden. Now, only a few hours later, he’s dropped the first Secret Songs compilation, ten tracks... Read more »

Daniel Wilson – “Heartbreaker”

With a title like “Heartbreaker” one might expect the song to be somewhat of an emotional ballad, but Daniel Wilson had quite the opposite planned for his latest single. All the expected soulfulness and emotions can... Read more »

Premiere: Glass Gang – “Lower”

Here’s the latest from Brooklyn’s Glass Gang. It’s the first song from the band’s first full-length project. “Lower” balances abrasive textures with a delicate touch for something that sounds in between a dream and a nightmare. Along... Read more »

10 Reasons You Should Take Yung Lean Seriously

Whether you like him or not, Swedish internet rapper Yung Lean and his Sadboys crew are here to stay. But as his success continues, it raises the question for those who don't "get" him: is this... Read more »

Ryan Hemsworth ft. Dawn Golden – “Snow in Newark”

Capping off an already stellar year, Ryan Hemsworth is readying the release of his second studio album. Featuring Mad Decent signee Dawn Golden, the first single “Snow In Newark” focuses on Hemsworth’s softer, more endearing side.... Read more »

Listen to Kendrick Lamar’s New Single, “I”

It looks like the early bird really does get the worm... or at least gets to hear the newest latest from Kendrick Lamar. Last week, rumors of a new single from Kendrick Lamar—is reportedly taken from... Read more »

Video: Rosie Lowe – “Water Came Down”

If you want to make interesting pop music with depth, working with Dave Okumu and Kwes is definitely a good move. British singer Rosie Lowe worked with the two of them on her debut EP Right Thing, an... Read more »

Download “Free At Last,” Childish Gambino’s Collaboration With U.K. Producer S-X

UK producer S-X had had enough. It had been a full year since his debut single featuring Childish Gambino was ready to go, and “things had stalled.” So: The song is “Free At Last,” and it... Read more »

Listen to Two of Dev Hynes’ Rejected Demos For Britney Spears

Back in June of 2013, tweets between Dev Hynes and confirmed Britney Spears collaborators William Orbit and Naughty Boy hinted that Dev was working on the new Britney album too. The album, titled Britney Jean, would go... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Sylas, a Brian Eno-Approved Duo Splitting Time Between England and Germany

Aesop is the London-based label that brought us SOHN's debut single "The Wheel," and more recently TALA's fantastic debut EP The Duchess. Clearly, they have a great eye (and ear) for new artists, and with Sylas,... Read more »

Premiere: Young Rising Sons – “High (Bleachers Remix)”

Bleachers and Young Rising Sons have a similar talent for coming up with relentlessly huge hooks and a stadium-sized sound, so this joining-of-worlds makes perfect sense. Bleachers (the project of Fun.’s Jack Antonoff) put his spin on... Read more »

ZHU – “Gun” (CHVRCHES Cover)

ZHU kept us on tenterhooks when he first started releasing deep dance gems like “Faded” and “Superfriends.” Back then, the producer was known only as “user601586061,” but thanks to some real-live journalism we’ve learned a bit... Read more »

Oceaán – “Grip”

Oceaán’s debut EP was a sparkling mix of R&B-influenced vocals, catchy hooks, and a definite dance music influence, but now the Manchester-based producer has taken things to another level. “Grip” is wonderfully unique, a little less immediately accessible... Read more »

Download Mr. Lif’s “The Fringes,” an Original Draft of a Song From His Debut Album

One of the better pieces of the underground hip-hop scene's puzzle is El-P's work with Definitive Jux. There are probably more than a few P&P readers out there who share our love and appreciation for the... Read more »