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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 »

5 On It: From the Strip Club to the Street to the Bed Room

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. Here’s a moody anthem for whatever strip-club... 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 »

10 of Life’s Greatest Questions Answered by the Sad Boys Crew

A few weeks back, we suggested that Yung Lean is a not an artist who should be dismissed as a joke. After taking quick peek at the Sad Boys tumblr, it's possible that Lean and his... Read more »

A Conversation With Ishmael Butler

Ishmael Butler has seen it all. The 45-year-old Seattle native—a one-time member of Digable Planets, currently one-half of Shabazz Palaces and A&R at Sub Pop—has achieved success in music through three decades, a rare feat in... Read more »

Steel Drums: Best Where You’d Least Expect Them

In modern music, so many sounds are grossly overused. The market is saturated with skittering hi-hats, 808s, synths, hand claps, strings, pianos, and other garbage. Every now and then, though, you hear a sound designed by... Read more »

A Music Lover’s First Attempt at Online Dating

Online dating is all the rage these days, but it still kind of freaks me out. There’s something weird about knowing that one day when I have kids, I will tell them about what it was... Read more »

The Best Places to See Live Music in New York City

New York is one of the greatest places in the world to see live music. From underground stages to world renowned venues, NY's got something for everyone. But with so much to choose from, it can... 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 »

5 On It: A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

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. Paul Fisher – Lil Fish Coming to... 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 »

12 Feature Artists Who Make Any Song Better

Featuring another artist on your song shows trust, camaraderie, chemistry, and more than anything it shows that you admire their work enough to incorporate it into yours. Too often these opportunities turn lackluster when the featured... Read more »

8 Things Diddy Just Discovered

Diddy, Diddy, Diddy..... am I right? He is a legend, no doubt, but as he shares more of himself on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, we realize that there are lot of things Diddy is still discovering. From... Read more »

In His Own Words: SBTRKT Takes Us Behind The Scenes of “Wonder Where We Land”

SBTRKT's second album Wonder Where We Land is released in the U.S. today. It's been over three years since he released his critically acclaimed debut album, a record that pushed him into the limelight and, with... Read more »

10 Things You Hear at Every Concert

Concerts can be amazing, but let's admit it—they can also be really annoying. But no matter what kind of show you're at and how good or terrible it is, there are certain things that you'll always... Read more »