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What I’ve Learned From Three Years of Part-Time Music Blogging

Yesterday was my three-year anniversary at Pigeons & Planes. Three years ago yesterday, Confusion sent an email to the rest of the team to introduce me. My first post was about R.E.M.’s last song. Since then,... Read more »

Could This Invention Stop People Using Their Cellphones at Concerts?

Phones. Phones everywhere. We’ve all experienced it before, and now it just seems like part of the concert experience. It’s not just fellow concert goers that are getting annoyed by it, though, as musicians are also... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with ScHoolBoy Q, Lorde, and Kanye West

This week on Twitter: – ScHoolboy Q finds himself in a life or death situation (kind of) – Lorde discovers Steve Carell and The Office – Kanye West clarifies something Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah Announce Collaborative Album, Listen to “Gunshowers” Now

When BADBADNOTGOOD dropped “Six Degrees” featuring Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown, it was presented as a 10″ single, a one-off, which seemed a shame since it was so damn good. Well, turns out Ghostface and BADBADNOTGOOD... Read more »

I Don’t Forgive You, Bono

I love surprises. When I was younger, I dreamed my family would throw some elaborate surprise party and I’d walk down my stairs and Hanson would be sitting at our dining room table with an ice cream cake,... Read more »

Snoop Dogg’s New Album Entirely Produced By Pharrell, Features Charlie Wilson and Stevie Wonder

Two legends reunite for Snoop Dogg’s new album, which Billboard confirm is entirely produced by Pharrell and will be released via his i am other imprint and Columbia Records. Also confirmed (as teased by the i am other... Read more »

Sam Smith Announces 2015 Tour

Not even a month ago, Sam Smith tweeted an apology to Toronto for having to cancel his show at Kool Haus due to tonsillitis, promising to make it up to his Canadian fans. Staying true to... Read more »

Download the Full Version of South Park & Sia’s “Lorde Song” Parody

South Park began spoofing Lorde a few weeks back, telling the tale of how the New Zealand pop star is actually middle-aged, moustached geologist Randy Marsh. The story played out as a heartfelt lesson in acceptance:... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: Deniro Farrar, Denzel Curry, Remy Banks, Kevin Abstract, D.R.A.M. & JK The Reaper in NY

The CMJ Music Marathon goes down in New York next week (October 21 to 25), and we had to get involved. Partnering with Move Forward Music, we’re happy to present a show at Webster Hall on October... Read more »

Afroman Made a “Positive Remix” of “Because I Got High” to Support Legalization

The legalization of marijuana in America is on the horizon. With Colorado and Washington already on board, most U.S. states have some form of decriminalization in the works. Today, one of weed’s most loyal spokesmen throws... Read more »

The Most Important Person in My Corner

I’ve been making music for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories involve banging on pots and pans. When I was little, I used to make up songs up off the top... 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 »

Meow The Jewels Has Reached its Goal

Last month, the internet joined forces to show support for Meow The Jewels. It all started when El-P and Killer Mike introduced the “Meow The Jewels Package,” a special offer that would only cost $40,000: It was obviously... Read more »

A$AP Ferg and YG Announce Joint Tour

Beginning next month, A$AP Ferg and YG will be embarking on an eight-city tour dubbed as the BestCoast Connection Tour. The two will kick things off on November 13 in Philadelphia and make their way up... Read more »

Bono is Sorry for Forcing U2’s Album Into Your Life

This week U2 did a special question and answer session with their fans through Facebook. One fan was bold enough to speak for all of us and ask Bono to “please never release an album on... Read more »