Features

15 UK MCs To Look Out For in 2015

2014 was a great year for rap music in the UK. On the one hand, the quality of the music itself peaked with strong releases across the board from newcomers and veterans alike, while the reach... Read more »

What Drake Lyrics Really Mean

There are many layers to Drake’s lyrics, so we took some classic lines and imagined what they really mean. Then, we had James Clapham create the scenes, and this is the result. If you’re looking at... Read more »

Australian Music You Should Know

Australia continues to pump out talented and unique artists at an astonishing rate. In December 2013, we told you about these Australian artists you should know, and now we're back with a new crop of acts.... 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: Toronto Is One Of Rap’s Most Important Cities (Part II)

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. New Wave Order brings the weirdness to... Read more »

10 Albums to Listen to If You’re Single on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is rough when you're single. Movie theaters, museums, art galleries... you're surrounded by couples everywhere you go. You're constantly being reminded of how single (read: alone) you are, and all of the seasonal sales... 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 »

Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (February 2015)

We got tired of getting music recommendations from computers. Maybe one day, computers will be able to understand music and automate music discovery better than human beings. But so far, there hasn't been a music discovery... 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 »

14 Rising Bay Area Artists You Should Know

The San Francisco Bay Area has produced everything from the Hieroglyphics crew and E-40 in hip-hop, to bands like Primus, The Dodos and The Grateful Dead, to recent big-name electronic acts like Tycho and Bassnectar. But... Read more »

Videos of Kanye West Performing Every Year Since 2003

During Sunday evening's Grammy Awards, Kanye West performed not once but twice. He joined Rihanna and Paul McCartney for "FourFiveSeconds" after performing "Only One" for the first time ever. It was the first time in six... 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: Furious Styles

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. BK Bambino – “Simple GoodBye” Like a... Read more »

The Awards that The Grammys Should Have

Don’t you love watching the Grammy Awards? Which is to say, don’t you love a Sunday evening spent cursing out your television screen, like, “How the fuck could you do this?” and “Oh, god, why is... 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 »