The Best Music Videos of the Month (August 2014)

The MTV Video Music Awards took place in August, and more and more each year the awards show gives recognition to artists who aren't making interesting videos in the first place. A few quality visuals slip... 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: Young and Restless

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. Chaz French ft. GoldLink – “LMGLML” Chaz... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: 10 Awesome Remixes of Tinashe’s “2 On”

Soundcloud Surfing is a weekly feature that is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of focusing on brand new music, we dig into the Soundcloud archives and pull out some gems. Enjoy, and check out previous... 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 »

Watch Danny Brown’s “Fire In The Booth” Freestyle Session

Feels like it's been a WHILE since we've heard a Danny Brown freestyle. I remember him spitting on Sway In The Morning last August, but he was also on album promo mode. Charlie Sloth recently had... Read more »

Key! ft. iLoveMakonnen – “I Understand”

Key! and iLoveMakonnen have churned out countless bangers (both individually and collaboratively) this summer, but with “I Understand,” the two ATLiens rejoin forces and mix things up a bit. The FKi-produced jam is a slowed-down, emotive... Read more »

Jay Shells’ Rap Quotes Street Art Project Moves to Philadelphia

A while back, we showcased Jay Shells’ brilliant art project “Rap Quotes.” The project melds together street art and rap lyrics, with fun results. The street artist has now moved Rap Quotes to Philadelphia, using lyrics from Action Bronson,... Read more »

Saint Pepsi – “Fall Harder (Ricky Eat Acid Remix)”

Rising producer Ricky Eat Acid has been gaining a lot of traction recently, partly thanks to Ryan Hemsworth’s fantastic Secret Songs series. Another fan of his just so happens to be Saint Pepsi, who liked him... Read more »

5 On It: Young and Restless

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. Chaz French ft. GoldLink – “LMGLML” Chaz... Read more »

Julio Bashmore ft. J’Danna – “Simple love”

UK-based producer Julio Bashmore will be releasing his forthcoming album in February next year. “Simple Love” is the first single taken from the upcoming record, and it features J’Danna providing a minimal vocal contribution. It continues in the vein... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: 10 Awesome Remixes of Tinashe’s “2 On”

Soundcloud Surfing is a weekly feature that is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of focusing on brand new music, we dig into the Soundcloud archives and pull out some gems. Enjoy, and check out previous... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Jack U, TOKiMONSTA, and Ryan Hemsworth

We're nearing the unofficial end of the summer of 2014 with a fire long-weekend, and while I can't guarantee it, I'm assuming you'll be cooking hot meats in someone's backyard. If not, bring a sixer of... Read more »

Stream the Debut EP from UK Hip-Hop Duo Subculture Sage

Subculture Sage’s debut EP showcases the breadth of the UK-based duo’s influences. The six track long EP features the singles “1=1=1″ and “Stories and Tales,” alongside other impressive cuts that make the most of their talents. Whilst... Read more »

Turan – “Alive”

Captivating our attention for the fourth time is UK alternative hip-hop artist Turan. Currently based in London, the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist first introduced himself back in July with a haunted intensity on his song “Departed.” Today he... Read more »

DonChristian – “Green Dream”

It’s no secret that Suicideyear has been killing it as of late. His progressive and airy style is capable of adapting to the sounds of numerous artists, and his collaboration with DonChristian might just be his best... Read more »

Lemonade – “Minus Tide” & “OST”

Laying the groundwork for their forthcoming LP with two new songs is Brooklyn-based dance trio Lemonade. Today, following the releases of “Stepping,” “Orchid Bloom,” and “Come Down Softly,” the band shares “Minus Tide” and “OST,” with the... Read more »

Lil Herb ft. Common and Chance The Rapper – “Fight or Flight (Remix)”

Chicago’s Lil Herb has remixed “Fight Or Flight,” from his Welcome To Fazoland mixtape released earlier this year, calling in a couple of big name fellow Chicagoans, Common and Chance The Rapper. The bright but simple production, with that... Read more »

TOKiMONSTA – “Steal My Attention”

Los Angeles beatmaker TOKiMONSTA is dropping a seven track mini-album called Desiderium on September 23, and she’s shared a second new track from it. “Steal My Attention” is an engrossing mix of shimmering synths, atmospheric vocals, and a steady heartbeat... Read more »

The Pigeons & Planes SoundCloud Playlist: August 2014

From now on, we’ll be putting together a monthly SoundCloud playlist with some of our favorite tracks from the month. This should help catch you up to speed in case you missed anything, or just provide... Read more »

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