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Shabazz Palaces return this summer with new album

Shabazz Palaces return on July 14 with their new album, the amazingly titled Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star. Their last album was Lese Majesty in 2014. The group is previewing the album with “Shine a Light”—you can watch a lyric video directed by Cristina T. Bercovitz and Jonathan... Continue reading

Sufjan Stevens, The National’s Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly share "Mercury"

On June 9, Sufjan Stevens, The National’s Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly (Grizzly Bear, National, Björk), and drummer James McAlister will release a solar system-themed album together called—what else?—Planetarium. We’ve already heard “Saturn”, and today the supergroup has shared... Continue reading

Haim tease new music once again

Teaser clips are all the rage this spring. The latest perpetrators are Haim, who have shared a second, nearly identical clip to the one they shared last week teasing something happening on April 27 (this coming Thursday, y’all). This time though, the sisters Haim have shared a time... Continue reading

Frank Ocean shares two new songs

2017 has seen a flurry of activity from the famous recluse Frank Ocean, mostly thanks to his “Blonded Radio” spot on Apple Music’s Beats 1 platform. Each of its first three episodes has brought us new tracks: the Calvin Harris single “Slide”, featuring Frank and Migos; the solo track “Chanel”; and... Continue reading

Phoenix announce new album, Ti Amo

In a New York Times article, Phoenix have announced their new album, Ti Amo. It’s out June 9. It will be their first album since releasing Bankrupt! in 2013. According to the article, guitarist Laurent Brancowitz describes the album as “summer and Italian discos.” The new... Continue reading

Grizzly Bear tease more new music

Grizzly Bear have shared a fourth “mysterious” video teasing new music, apparently not yet ready to release an actual new song. Maybe next time!Check it out below. Continue reading

Burial remixes Goldie's "Inner City Life"

Burial hasn’t released any new music since the excellent Rival Dealer in 2013, but you can stream his new Record Store Day single — actually, a remix of Goldie’s 1995 track “Inner City Life” — below. Hopefully this isn’t the only piece of new music Burial shares in... Continue reading

The War on Drugs share 11-minute epic "Thinking of a Place"

Record Store Day is tomorrow and Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs have a new single for the occasion called “Thinking of a Place”. Turns out the track is a gauzy, 11-minute epic and it’s streaming below. The War on Drugs’ last record was 2014’s Lost in the Dream. They are expected to release an... Continue reading

MØ shares new track "Nights With You"

MØ has shared a new single today called “Nights With You” on MistaJam’s BBC Radio 1 show. The new song is the latest in a string of singles from the Danish pop singer, who says she’s “very, very close” to finishing her new album, the follow-up to 2014’s No Mythologies to Follow. Since... Continue reading

The War on Drugs tease new music

It looks like Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, St. Vincent, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, and Haim, aren’t the only bands teasing new music this spring. The War on Drugs got in on the action today with a new clip uploaded onto Facebook and their website. Their last album was the... Continue reading

New Phoenix in Sofia Coppola's CK underwear ad

A new song from French indie pop royalty Phoenix soundtracks Sofia Coppola’s Calvin Klein underwear ad, starring Kristen Dunst and Rashida Jones. Phoenix has been teasing new music in recent weeks. They play New York’s Governor's Ball next month. Watch the ad below. Continue reading

Haim tease new music, possibly coming next week

It looks like Haim is ready to share some new music, the band’s first since their excellent 2013 debut, Days Are Gone. Today the sisters shared what appears to be a trailer for a new project featuring snippets of new material. It’s captioned with “April 27, 2017”—next Thursday. Watch below. Continue reading

Lana Del Rey & The Weeknd drop "Lust for Life"

Lana Del Rey has shared the Weeknd-assisted title track from her new album, Lust for Life. The track is the fourth collaboration between the two artists, following “Prisoner” from Beauty Behind the Madness and “Party Monster” and “Stargirl Interlude” from Starboy. Lust for Life has... Continue reading

Watch Kendrick Lamar's "DNA" video

Kendrick Lamar today released a video for one of DAMN. ’s best songs, “DNA”. The impassioned interrogation clip features the actor Don Cheadle trading bars with Kendrick. Watch the clip below. Continue reading

Lady Gaga releases new single "The Cure"

During her headlining set at Coachella this weekend, Lady Gaga premiered a new song called “The Cure” and then immediately announced its release. It’s her first piece of new music since releasing Joanne last year. You can listen to the track below via Spotify. Check it out on Apple Music... Continue reading

Shamir shares new album Hope

Early this morning, Shamir released a new album called Hope onto SoundCloud. You can listen to it below and download it for free here. In the SoundCloud description, Shamir shares that Hope was recorded this weekend while he was contemplating quitting music. Here’s his note:“I... Continue reading

Review: Actress, AZD

If house music is the digital rhythm of steel structures filling a skyline, Actress is the sound of those same buildings after centuries of abandonment, smoking filling the horizon and the dread of being alone.After a non-retirement following the solid but exhausting Ghettoville, the new record by... Continue reading

Review: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

It needs to be stated up top that just because Lamar has brought Mike Will Made It and U2 and Rihanna and Greg Kurstin (of Adele fame) into the fold doesn’t automatically make his music any less worthy than it did on To Pimp a Butterfly. It just means it should be approached differently is all. Or,... Continue reading

Listen to Kendrick Lamar's new album DAMN

Bitch, sit down and be humble—Kendrick Lamar has released his follow-up to To Pimp a Butterfly, appropriately titled DAMN, after announcing it last week. The album is streaming at Apple Music.01 “BLOOD.”02 “DNA.”03 “YAH.”04 “ELEMENT.”05 “FEEL.”06 “LOYALTY.” (Feat. Rihanna)07 “PRIDE.”08... Continue reading

Primavera adds dozens of electronic artists to their lineup

Primavera Sound has added 62 more names to its 2017 lineup catering to electronic music. Artists including Jackmaster, Ben UFO, Marie Davidson and Avalon Emerson have been added as part of the new area dedicated to electronic music.Primavera Bits — the newly expanded part of the festival will be... Continue reading

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