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 »

The Best Songs of 2014

These days, we keep getting more and more ways to define what's hot. Terrestrial radio and the big charts still exist, but now we've got digital radio, Hype Machine, blogs, social media information, streaming services, apps,... Read more »

A Year’s Worth of Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (2014)

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 Best New Artists of 2014

What the past year lacked in big name releases by the stars, it made up for with a hugely varied crop of talented new artists, crossing genre boundaries and confounding expectations at every turn. As listeners... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos are an increasingly important component of an artist's career, especially new artists introducing themselves via social media and blogs. Whether showing a twerking pop star or a stand-in actor for an anonymous artist, videos... Read more »

Watch Wild Beasts Perform “Wanderlust” With a Massive Pipe Organ

London’s Royal Festival Hall organ was installed in 1954. It had been out of commission since 2005, its 7,866 pipes unused due to structural concerns. But a recent two-year restoration process (and $15 million) brought the... Read more »

Premiere: Maroon 5 ft. Big Boi – “Animals (Remix)”

Big Boi is one of the few rappers who makes everything better. Like, everything. Whether it’s hip-hop, funk, electronic, rock, pop, or psychedelic, his agile delivery and ability to adapt always brings something of value to... Read more »

Does Snapchat Want to Start a Record Label?

Fallout from the Sony hacks continues to land in the strangest places. Today we learn of Snapchat’s apparent desire to start a record label—Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel had meetings with Sony to start a label because... Read more »

The Best Songs of 2014

These days, we keep getting more and more ways to define what's hot. Terrestrial radio and the big charts still exist, but now we've got digital radio, Hype Machine, blogs, social media information, streaming services, apps,... Read more »

This is How the Form of Beatles Songs Evolved

Ever curious as to how the form of Beatles songs evolved over the course of the legendary band’s career? Charting The Beatles is a site that “[explores] graphic studies of the band’s evolution,” and one of... Read more »

Earl Sweatshirt Explains Odd Future to Mike Tyson

Earl Sweatshirt recently had the chance to interview Mike Tyson for Citizens of Humanity, and the result is fascinating. The two talk about growing up, spirituality, and tons of other things, but a highlight comes when... Read more »

Daily Discovery: The Parrots

Daily Discovery is a feature that will highlight a new or recently discovered artist that we’re excited about. See the rest of our Daily Discoveries here. By Ashley Strang The Madrid garage-surf trio The Parrots started... Read more »

Premiere: Ghost Loft – “Talk to Me”

Danny Choi has been crafting tracks as Ghost Loft for a little while now, long enough to start taking chances. He makes dreamy, faraway, smoke-filled tracks reminiscent of Rhye and Sohn, the kind of music that... Read more »

Watch Boogie Freestyle on “Sway in the Morning”

Boogie is one of our favorite new artists of 2014, but we’re still learning what he’s all about. The Los Angeles rapper stopped by Sway’s show and gave us a little more on his perspective, the inspiration... Read more »

Allan Kingdom – “Blast” (Co-Prod. by Plain Pat)

There’s no exact formula to guarantee that you’ll stand out amongst the growing crowd of newcomers, but creating songs that are bound to get stuck in the head of listeners may be a good first step.... Read more »

Listen to Wiz Khalifa Rap Over Mac DeMarco’s “Chamber of Reflection”

Throughout his career so far, Wiz Khalifa hasn’t been afraid to experiment with sound. His latest freestyle is delivered over Mac DeMarco’s “Chamber of Reflection” instrumental. Hearing Wiz rap over this hazy beat is reminiscent of... Read more »

Laura Marling Shares “Short Movie” Video and Announces New Album

Laura Marling recently announced that she would be releasing a new album titled Short Movie and the announcement comes along with a video for the title track. The 24-year-old will be releasing her fifth album on... Read more »

Premiere: IDYLL – “Bad Boi”

Chicago duo IDYLL haven’t released a lot of music so far, but from what little we have heard, it’s clear that there’s a lot of promise there. Combining silky production with slyly nocturnal vocals, Angelina Lucero... Read more »

Facebook Blocked Lil B for Speaking His Mind and His Fans are Not Happy

Anyone who follows Lil B on any social media platform knows that he prefers to use it to spread his messages of love with his massive following. It’s something many of us have become accustomed to,... Read more »

Petite Noir ft. Yasiin Bey – “Till We Ghosts”

It’s not often that we hear from Yasiin Bey, who’s now based in South Africa, but he pops up here on a new track from Cape Town artist Petite Noir, who explains: “’Till We Ghosts’ was the... Read more »