Outkast Performed at Coachella Again, and They Didn’t Suck

With tickets to the second weekend of Coachella, I vehemently tried to avoid reading about the first weekend, but the Outkast commentary was impossible to ignore. The reviews were mostly negative, and there were words like... 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 »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Zeds Dead, TWRK, and Mat Zo

You know the routine. We're at Easter weekend, which is also the celebration of another green holiday. Loads of treats, and you need some beats to soundtrack you celebratory lives to. You're welcome B2B give me... 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 »

20 Unmissable Record Store Day Releases

On the third weekend of April of every year comes the day that all music loving record collectors should be especially excited about. This Saturday, April 19, 2014, is the seventh annual Record Store Day. Each... Read more »

Bishop Nehru is Having a Moment

It’s a grey, wet evening in Manchester and the streets are filled with people. The cab drivers' explanation is the soccer game set to kick off soon, but the cat-emblazoned t-shirts and Supreme caps suggest otherwise.... Read more »

Kanye West and Common Join Forces to Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth, Announce Fund-Raising Festival

With a recent study by the Chicago Urban League reporting that over 90% of Chicago’s black male teens are unemployed, two Chi-town natives are teaming up to try and help the youth. Kanye West’s company Donda’s... Read more »

Sky Ferreira Defends Her “I Blame Myself” Video After Accusations of Racism

Yesterday, Sky Ferreira released the video to her Night Time, My Time song “I Blame Myself.” The clip featured Ferreira as a makeshift leader for a gang, with intermittent cut-to’s of the group performing a choreographed... Read more »

Video: Laurel – “Nicotine Dreams”

In the wake of her To The Hills EP, singer/producer Laurel releases a video for “Nicotine Dreams.” The video was directed by Hunger’s creative director Vicky Lawton, and while there’s nothing explicitly evil or menacing about... Read more »

A Guide to Coachella 2014 Weekend Two, By Someone Who Went to Weekend One

Coachella 2014 Weekend One is over. The celebrities have been spotted, the surprises have happened, and the sets have been broadcasted for all to see. The thing is, you have a Weekend Two wristband. You've been... Read more »

Blitz The Ambassador ft. Nneka – “Love On The Run”

Ghanian artist Blitz The Ambassador will be dropping Afropolitan Dreams later this month, and in anticipation of the album’s release, the Brooklyn-based MC has teamed up with Nigerian soul singer Nneka for a new track, “Love On The... Read more »

Glass Animals – “Pools”

The bubbly Oxford four-piece Glass Animals have just released their latest track, “Pools,” set to appear on their forthcoming LP, ZABA. The song darts in a number of different directions, featuring rollicking percussion and harmonies balanced... Read more »

Watch the Dreamy Video for Deadboy’s New Track “Return”

If the old cliché about the journey being more important than the destination could ever be applied to a song, it would be Deadboy’s ”Return,” the first song from his forthcoming EP of the same name. The song... Read more »

Pharrell, Hans Zimmer, & Johnny Marr – “Here”

Pharrell, it seems, is out to let everyone know that he can make any style of music. Producing a track for Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys with Hans Zimmer makes sense, but channeling his inner ’70s pop/soft-rock... Read more »

Listen to Lykke Li’s New Song “Gunshot”

Lykke Li‘s new music has been sounding dark and full of pain, and the first couple lines of “Gunshot” quickly reveal that this is going to be no exception: “I am longing for your poison/Like a... Read more »

Download The Boondocks Free Mixtape ft. Killer Mike & Alchemist

The Boondocks is entering its fourth and final season, and to celebrate the achievement, friends of the show got together to make a little music in its honor. The Boondocks mixtape is available as a free... Read more »

Premiere: Montreal Sex Machine – “Blackout”

  Last week we introduced you to NY indie label GODMODE, who have been putting out a stream of great releases recently, including a label compilation which featured incredible debut recordings from Shamir and Fitness. Now... Read more »

Sd Laika – “Great God Pan”

Earlier this year Tri Angle Records signee Sd Laika released a 14-minute mix of his own production, Idiot Thug. The mix previewed material from his upcoming album That’s Harakari. Now the Milwaukee-based producer has shared a song that wasn’t featured... Read more »

Watch the Cinematic Video for Jon Waltz’s “Bang”

In a young rapper’s catalog–particularly in an era when, in practice, quantity undeniably trumps quality for most–it’s rare to find a song that acts as an anchor. Something that seems more than a lucky hit–an early... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Kidepo, a 23-Year-Old Singer/Producer With a Knack For Understated Soul

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. On April 11, Kidepo joined Twitter to share his first song,... Read more »