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Go, DJ: The Many Hats of Matt FX

Matt FX may be best known as Broad City‘s music supervisor, but like the clusters of tropical citrus that adorn his shirt at this Wednesday lunch, there are many shades to his musical life. As a... Read more »

Soulection and Run the Jewels To Have Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple isn’t holding back. In yet another bid by Beats 1 to win over the hearts of music fans and tastemakers, two new radio shows have been announced. The first, the tongue-and-cheek titled WRTJ, will run... Read more »

Rap Makes a Strong Showing in Mid-Year Sales Report

Today, Nielsen Soundscan released their mid-year sales reports, which notably highlight three categories: the top ten albums including streams and single sales, the top ten albums using traditional sales, and the top ten selling digital songs. In 2014, in... Read more »

Why Hasn’t Bangladesh Been Producing More?

One standout on Meek Mill’s new Dreams Worth More Than Money is “Classic,” featuring Swizz Beats, Jeremih, and masterful production by Bangladesh. The beat is crazy, mostly anchored by some lazy piano keys and flurries of percussion... Read more »

Amy Winehouse’s Father Is Planning His Own Film in Response to ‘Amy’ Documentary

The Winehouse family has not been particularly fond of the upcoming Asif Kapadia-directed AMY documentary, voicing their displeasure with the film on various occasions. They claim the movie is misleading in terms of how it paints... Read more »

The Libertines Announce First Album in 11 Years, Listen to “Gunga Din” Now

Today, The Libertines—a British quartet in part responsible for rejuvenating garage rock in London—announced the impending release of their third album, Anthems for Doomed Youth. Slated to drop September 4, the project will be the band’s first LP of new... Read more »

Is This an Unreleased FKA twigs Demo From 2007?

In this internet age that we live in, it’s nearly impossible to prevent things from surfacing online. Recently a YouTube user uploaded what is apparently an old unreleased song by FKA Twigs titled “Walk ‘Til You’re Dead.”... Read more »

Amy Winehouse’s Third Album Demos Have Been Destroyed by her Label Boss

In the past few months, Amy Winehouse’s name has become the center of conversation once again. With Amy—the documentary about her life–opening in theaters soon, the talk has varied from controversy to excitement. But now the... Read more »

Watch Lily Allen Burn a “F**K OFF KANYE” Flag at Glastonbury

There were mixed reactions when it was announced that Kanye West would be a headliner at the traditionally rock-centric Glastonbury festival in England, but he was as confident as ever when he took the stage, and the... Read more »

The Best of 2015 (So Far): Pigeons & Planes Staff Picks

We've brought you our Best Songs, Best Albums, and Best New Artists of the year so far, group efforts that required lots of debate, discussion, and careful checking to make sure we hadn't forgotten anything. We... Read more »