Why Sweden Rules Pop Music, and How We Could Too

“Starships were meant to flyyy/Hands up and touch the sky/Let’s do this one last time/Can’t stop/We higher than a mothafucka.” These lines from Nicki Minaj’s 2012 mega-hit “Starships” are pop in its purist form. They bubble... Read more »

Interview: Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano Talks Sweden, Women, and The New Album

Little Dragon’s ascent has been about as steady as you will find in all of modern music. When Nabuma Rubberband comes out on May 13 on Loma Vista, part of Republic Records, many will become aware... 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 »

11 Atlanta Producers Who Are Killing it Right Now

Atlanta is a hotspot for hip-hop, and that's nothing new, but there's a wave of fresh talent coming out of the ATL right now that's defined by production just as much as the rapping. Breakout stars... Read more »

420 Wisdom: Weed Quotes From Your Favorite Musicians

In August of 1964, Bob Dylan reportedly introduced The Beatles to marijuana. Before the decade ended, The Beatles would go on to make Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The White Album,... 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. Enjoy. ... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Zeds Dead, TWRK, and Mat Zo

You know the routine. We're at Easter weekend, which is also the celebration of another green holiday. Loads of treats, and you need some beats to soundtrack you celebratory lives to. You're welcome B2B give me... 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 »

20 Unmissable Record Store Day Releases

On the third weekend of April of every year comes the day that all music loving record collectors should be especially excited about. This Saturday, April 19, 2014, is the seventh annual Record Store Day. Each... Read more »

Bishop Nehru is Having a Moment

It’s a grey, wet evening in Manchester and the streets are filled with people. The cab drivers' explanation is the soccer game set to kick off soon, but the cat-emblazoned t-shirts and Supreme caps suggest otherwise.... Read more »

A Guide to Coachella 2014 Weekend Two, By Someone Who Went to Weekend One

Coachella 2014 Weekend One is over. The celebrities have been spotted, the surprises have happened, and the sets have been broadcasted for all to see. The thing is, you have a Weekend Two wristband. You've been... Read more »

15 Indie Rockers Who Would Probably Make Great Rappers

Between indie rock and hip-hop, only a handful of collaborations or crossovers have sprung up over the years that you could point to as important moments in music. However, there has always been a mutual respect... Read more »

Who Said It: Yoko Ono or Buddha?

Yoko Ono has always been woman all about love and peace. Spreading that message is something she’s passionate about and now thanks to advancements in technology, Yoko can spread her words of wisdom to a larger... Read more »

What Happened To Those Bands? 15 Indie Buzz Bands Who Disappeared

How does a band get popular? Prolonged touring, word of mouth from a loyal fanbase, and some meaningful press are big keys to lasting success. But what happens when you mash the recipe for long term... Read more »

Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like

It's 2014, and human beings are still trying to figure out how to automate music discovery. Trends come and go, new services pop up and disappear, and a music discovery app is created, marketed, and killed... Read more »