You’ve Got 10 Minutes: G Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, and the Changing Role of Tour Openers

It’s not hard to believe that Kanye West tends to get what he wants. According to Terrence Henderson, president of Top Dawg Entertainment, when Kanye personally asked Kendrick Lamar to open for the Yeezus tour, Kanye’s... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (July 2014)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

The 10 Best Twin Peaks References in Music

Twin Peaks, one of the most beloved TV shows in history, was canceled too soon. It was groundbreaking, surreal, and packed with style. It not only influenced countless shows and movies, it also influenced a large... Read more »

15 Songs With Kids Singing the Chorus

There's something about kids voices singing a chorus that can make it so damn catchy, and turn a song from a solid album cut into a hit. Artists know this, and have been employing the technique... 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. Enjoy.... Read more »

Listen to Rome Fortune and Suicideyear Connect on “Trap Lady”

Atlanta rapper Rome Fortune’s productivity has been at an all-time high lately, and today, he keeps his hot streak going with “Trap Lady,” an excellent collaborative track with Baton Rouge producer suicideyear. The Southern influence is... Read more »

Astronomyy – “There For U (demo)”

With the title implying that this is merely a demo, assuming that “There For U” might sound unfinished seems fair, but it’s certainly not the case here. Astronomyy’s breathy vocals are faint at first, but even when the... Read more »

Allan Kingdom ft. Kevin Abstract – “Already”

Allan Kingdom and Kevin Abstract are two rising rappers doing things their own way, so a collaborative track only makes sense. The MaffYuu-produced “Already” finds a perfect middle ground for the two adventurous rappers, with a... Read more »

Watch Benjamin Clementine’s Striking “Condolence” Video

What first blew us away about Benjamin Clementine was his voice—deep, guttural, and primal. That voice is still in effect on new track “Condolence,” but Clementine doesn’t let rip with it as he did on his... Read more »

Video: Karen O – “Rapt”

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs is readying the release of her debut solo album, Crush Songs. The album comprises of material she wrote when she was 27 (she’s 35 now), and today we’ve gotten our first taste... Read more »

Elder Island – “Garden”

Elder Island, the Bristol-based trio who we introduced with this Daily Discovery feature and the song “What It’s Worth” are back with a new song, the third from their debut EP. Just as on “Big Unknown” that pop... Read more »

Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and ScHoolBoy Q During Freestyle in Australia

To many, the competitive spirit in hip-hop was reignited by Kendrick Lamar and his infamous “Control” verse late last summer. Though it was controversial, it certainly got people talking, and nothing bad ended up coming of... Read more »

15 Songs With Kids Singing the Chorus

There's something about kids voices singing a chorus that can make it so damn catchy, and turn a song from a solid album cut into a hit. Artists know this, and have been employing the technique... Read more »


SOPHIE, the mysterious electronic/future pop/unclassifiable but awesome producer is finally back. After hitting us with the mind-expanding one-two punch of “BIPP” and “ELLE” last summer, the faceless artist has announced a new single, coming out via Numbers... Read more »

Myth Syzer ft. Kaytranada – “Widescreen”

Producer Myth Syzer liberated a gem earlier today, a chilled out collaboration from 2010 with Kaytranada. “Widescreen” is an interesting look at the progression of Kaytranada’s sound, featuring a familiar hip-hop leaning skittering beat and barebones... Read more »

Big K.R.I.T. ft Rico Love – “Pay Attention”

It’s been a couple of months since we last heard from rapper Big K.R.I.T., who shared the first track—“Mt. Olympus”—off his upcoming album Cadillactica back in April. Yesterday, the Mississippi rapper dropped “Pay Attention,” a sweet collaboration with... Read more »

Azealia Banks Releases First New Music Since Leaving Universal, Listen to “Heavy Metal and Reflective”

  Recently, Azealia Banks has been making news for everything other than her music—she’s been beefing with people on Twitter, moaning about her record deal, and then finally getting out of it. Today, her new single, which is... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Danny Brown, A-Trak, and Kid Cudi

This week on Twitter: - Danny Brown’s a fan of 50 Shades of Grey - A-Trak can’t remember a time before selfies - Kid Cudi’s feeling old Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF... Read more »

Listen to the New EP by Eyedress, “Egyptian Night Club”

Following the unfortunate announcement that he has to cancel his upcoming European tour due to visa issues, Eyedress has shared a surprise new EP for free. On Facebook he wrote, “My sincerest apologies to my fans and... Read more »

Tinder Co-Founder Wants to Help You Find Your New Favorite Artist

Finding a great new band might not be as hard as starting a new relationship, but we all need help with music discovery from time to time. Tinder co-founder Christopher Gulcynski and former VP of design... Read more »