Surprise Features We’d Love to Hear on Kanye West’s New Album

Kanye West loves to collaborate, and it looks like he's taking his collaborative ambition to new heights with his upcoming So Help Me God album. Just look at the credits on "All Day." Not only did... Read more »

You’re Doing it Wrong: 10 Common Mistakes Independent Artists Make

Thanks to the internet, it's easier than ever to call yourself an artist, make a little music, and start sharing with the world. And thanks to the internet, we've got more shitty art than ever before,... Read more »

Techno in the Trap House: Brodinski on his Innovative Debut Album “BRAVA”

For anyone paying attention to electronic music, Brodinski will be a familiar name. He’s been a fixture in clubs and at festivals worldwide and he’s the co-founder of the always on-point label Bromance, which has released music from Gesaffelstein, Club... Read more »

13 Acts You Should See in Concert This Spring

While it might be tempting to sit inside in the dark and listen to music on your crackly laptop speakers, especially if you live somewhere that gets cold over the winter months, there are some shows... 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 »

Savannah Stopover: SXSW’s Little Cousin

Festival season approaches. From Coachella to Bonnaroo, to next week’s SXSW, there’s literally a 3 day festival in every region of the country that will feature some of music’s biggest acts. Last summer was the OutKast... Read more »

Kelela Announces “Hallucinogen” EP and Shares Video for Arca-produced “A Message”

Just last month Kelela announced her plans to release a deluxe version of 2013’s mixtape Cut 4 Me. Yet, even with that expected to come out on March 24, Kelela still has much more in store.... Read more »

You’re Doing it Wrong: 10 Common Mistakes Independent Artists Make

Thanks to the internet, it's easier than ever to call yourself an artist, make a little music, and start sharing with the world. And thanks to the internet, we've got more shitty art than ever before,... Read more »

Techno in the Trap House: Brodinski on his Innovative Debut Album “BRAVA”

For anyone paying attention to electronic music, Brodinski will be a familiar name. He’s been a fixture in clubs and at festivals worldwide and he’s the co-founder of the always on-point label Bromance, which has released music from Gesaffelstein, Club... Read more »

Premiere: RAINES – “Ghosts”

I was first sent “Ghosts” in early December. At the time, they wanted to premiere the song after the holidays in mid-January. Then one thing after another popped up (as they often do), and the premiere... Read more »

Bun B Barbeques, Defines “Trill” On Local Houston Newscast

Texas native (and legendary rapper) Bun B is no stranger to the pit, which he chose to demonstrate today by participating in the Houston Rodeo’s World Championship Barbeque cook-off.  A local news crew went down to check out... Read more »

Video: Migos – “Aight”

Everyone’s favorite rap trio Migos are dropping a new mixtape this week, and to get everyone appropriately hyped up they’ve shared one of the tracks, “Aight,” early. It comes with some characteristically Migos-y visuals—Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset chilling... Read more »

Tink – “Ratchet Commandments (Prod. By Timbaland)”

Last year’s announcement that Chicago up-and-comer Tink‘s debut LP would be produced hip-hop legend Timbaland was met with equal parts awe and skepticism—would she be able to keep her eclectic edge under the mentorship of such a pop powerhouse?... Read more »

Mix and Interview: salute

The young producer salute has been impressing us with his vivid, colorful original tracks and remixes for a while now, and he got a lot more attention last year when he dropped his monster remix of... Read more »

Listen to the Studio Version of Kanye West’s “All Day”

The CDQ version of Kanye West’s “All Day” has surfaced: it’s a vicious five minutes of rap that features everything from Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London to a Paul McCartney whistle solo. The song will appear... Read more »

Action Bronson & Chance The Rapper – “Baby Blue”

Chance the Rapper and Action Bronson push each other higher. They crossed paths on “NaNa” from Chance’s Acid Rap mixtape, and the two have raised the bar once more with “Baby Blue.” This time it’s Action’s... Read more »

Highlights from Kanye West’s Talk at Oxford University

Oxford University is the latest name on a prestigious list of colleges, schools that have been graced with a different kind of higher education: the word of Yeezus. Kanye stopped by at the invitation of the... Read more »

Watch Lykke Li Star in a New Gucci Short Film

Unfortunately, this is a collaboration with the brand Gucci, not with Gucci Mane. Guwop is still locked up, but hopefully when he returns, he and Lykke Li will link up for something beautiful. For now, watch... Read more »

Got $116,000? Buy a Ticket to See the Last Grateful Dead Show

“Fare Thee Well,” they call it. But this is more of a celebration than a goodbye: the Grateful Dead’s 50th birthday party will span three nights, set on a revolving stage at Chicago’s Soldier Field. It’s... Read more »

Premiere: Jack + Eliza – “Diamonds”

It sucks to admit, but it’s true: there’s not a lot of appealing guitar music in the world right now. So many of the most exciting new artists are experimenting with electronic production and forward-thinking styles. A... Read more »