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Amazing Songs: Mura Masa, "Helpline"

Musical whiz kid Mura Masa released his hotly anticipated debut album exactly a month ago, and its contents have had time to soak into the world’s consciousness. To be honest, since most of Alex Crossan's debut album already existed before the release of Mura Masa (some many years — hello,... Continue reading

Weezer announce new album, Pacific Daydream

On October 27, Weezer will release Pacific Daydream, their newly announced album. The album includes new single, “Mexican Fender”, as well as the previously released track “Feels Like Summer”. Listen to both tracks below. Continue reading

New Music: Bieber, Alvvays, Lil B

Justin Bieber released a new song with producer Blood Pop called “Friends”. The two had worked together on several tracks from Bieber’s last LP, Purpose, including the smash “Sorry”. Listen below.Alvvays have shared the shimmering third track from their upcoming album, Antisocialites. The... Continue reading

Osheaga 2017: Our favorites (and not so much)

Osheaga had a new look in its 12th year, with redefined borders around Parc Jean-Drapeau and a new stage configuration. In previous years, the two main stages—River and Mountain—sat side by side. This year, they sat at opposite ends of a field inside of the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. The downside... Continue reading

Review: Kesha, Rainbow

Despite officially blasting out of a glitter cannon and onto the scene a little over seven years ago, Kesha Rose Sebert feels like she’s been around forever. Everything about her look, attitude, and lyrics suggested a girl who might be a mess but definitely knew what she was doing. The more we... Continue reading

LCD Soundsystem drop new song "Tonite"—watch the video

LCD Soundsystem are out of retirement and will officially return with American Dream on September 1. Today the band shared a third track from the album, “Tonite”, along with its nostalgic music video. The new song follows the release of “Call the Police” and “American Dream” back in May.Check... Continue reading

New Music: War on Drugs, Wilco, Ariel Pink, Death From Above

The War on Drugs have shared another track from their great, upcoming album, A Deeper Understanding. Listen to LP-opener “Up All Night” below. Listen to the other tracks the band’s shared from A Deeper Understanding on our WOD tag. The album is out August 25. Wilco return with a new track... Continue reading

Deep Ambient With Daniel: The Pavilion of Dreams by Harold Budd

Deep Ambient With Daniel is a new column where Daniel Bromfield, Pretty Much Amazing writer and former host of Deep Ambient Hour With Daniel on 88.1 KWVA, discusses the ambient treasures he loves, lives with, and falls asleep to.“This is only pretty. Don't look for any meaning.”Harold Budd would... Continue reading

A Conversation with Glass Animals

As the frontman of British act Glass Animals, Dave Bayley is gregarious and animated. Behind the scenes, he’s more measured, thoughtful, as if he’s saving his energy for the next burst of inspiration. But in any context, there’s an eagerness to him. His band’s most recent album, How To Be A Human... Continue reading

Queens of the Stone Age share new song “The Evil Has Landed”

On August 25, Queens of the Stone Age will release their new Mark Ronson-produced album, Villains. Today they’ve shared a new song from the LP, “The Evil Has Landed”. Listen below.Previously, the band shared “The Way You Used to Do”. Continue reading

Cut Copy announce Haiku From Zero; listen to new song now

Cut Copy have announced their first album since 2013’s Free Your Mind. It’s called Haiku From Zero and it’s out September 22. The album’s first single, “Standing in the Middle of the Field” is streaming below.“So much of this album is about this mosaic of information, images that we’re... Continue reading

New Music: Miley Cyrus, Lil Wayne, EMA

Miley Cyrus has officially announced the follow-up to Bangerz and Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz. Her new album’s called Younger Now and it’s out September 29. Recently she shared two new songs, “Malibu” and “Inspired”. Lil Wayne keeps his recent flurry of activity alive with... Continue reading

Destroyer announces new album, Ken

Dan Bejar, aka Destroyer, has announced a new album today called Ken. The title is apparently lifted from the original title of Suede’s “Wild Ones”. Ken will be Bejar’s first album since 2015’s Poison Season. It’s out October 20 on Merge. (Pre-order it here.)The LP’s opening number, “Sky’s... Continue reading

The National drop new song “Carin at the Liquor Store”

The National have shared “Carin at the Liquor Store”, the third track from their upcoming album, Sleep Well Beast, along with its music video. The album is out September 8. Previously the band released “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness” and “Guilty Party”. Continue reading

New Music: Rae Sremmurd, Car Seat Headrest, Grouper

Rae Sremmurd have shared a new track called “Perplexing Pegasus” produced by Mike Will Made-It (the producer behind their biggest hit “Black Beatles”). Listen below.Car Seat Headrest have released a new song, “War is Coming (If You Want It)”. All proceeds go to the Transgender Law Center, as part... Continue reading

The War on Drugs share new song "Pain"

The War on Drugs have shared another new track from their upcoming album, A Deeper Understanding, and it’s a knockout. “Pain”, this one’s called. It comes after “Strangest Thing”, “Holding On”, and “Thinking of a Place”.The new album arrives August 25. Listen to “Pain” below. Continue reading

Review: Vic Mensa, The Autobiography

Acid Rap was one of the best things about 2013; stunningly vibrant music that alerted us to the talent of Chance the Rapper. And in posse cut, “Cocoa Butter Kisses”, it shone a light on Vic Mensa too, who was able to match Chance’s word-play while keeping with Chance’s lyrical themes. Vic Mensa... Continue reading

New Björk album out soon

On Instagram, Björk has announced that her follow-up to Vulnicura will be out very soon. We know nothing about the album, except that it is already available for pre-order. Check out the note below. Warmthness. Continue reading

New Albums: Kelela, Bully, The World is a Beautiful Place...

R&B SIREN KELELA has, at long last, announced her debut album, Take Me Apart. It’s out October 6. In a statement, Kelela said, “Despite it being a personal record, the politics of my identity informs how it sounds and how I choose to articulate my vulnerability and strength.” She... Continue reading

Osheaga 2017 preview: Where you'll find us

Canada turned 150 this year, and it’s still pulling out all the stops for what’s turning into a year-long party. If there were time to come up and experience the best of what the country has to offer — including its premier festival experience — Montreal from August 4-6 isn’t a bad bet. A... Continue reading

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