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Car Seat Headrest drop epic "Beach Life-in-Death"

Car Seat Headrest has shared a 13-minute epic “Beach Life-in-Death”, a remake of a track from 2011’s Twin Fantasy. Listen below on Apple Music. Earlier this year Will Toledo shared “War is Coming (If You Want It)”, a song, according to Toledo, about “not murdering people.” All this while we... Continue reading

Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar join N.E.R.D on "Don't Don't Do It!"

Pharrell has shared a new song—co-written with Frank Ocean!—from N.E.R.D’s upcoming album No One Ever Really Dies. It’s called “Don’t Don’t Do It!” and it features perennial MVP Kendrick Lamar in a typically breathless and dexterous verse. Check it out below via Apple Music and peep at Zane Lowe’s... Continue reading

The Best Albums of 2017

No. 20: 'Everybody Works' by Jay SomI saw Jay Som live in March and again in November and both times they sounded surprisingly weak. It seems as if each of the four people in the band has a different idea about what genre and style they are playing. The record is a completely different story.... Continue reading

Sufjan Stevens shares new song "Tonya Harding"

Sufjan Stevens has shared a new song, “Tonya Harding”, dedicated to “one of the greatest figure skaters of her time.” In an accompanying essay, Stevens writes, “Tonya shines bright in the pantheon of American history simply because she never stopped trying her hardest. She fought classism, sexism,... Continue reading

Father John Misty shares "Leaving LA" video

Josh Tillman has shared a surprisingly direct and low-key music video for “Leaving LA”, Father John Misty’s mammoth 13-minute Pure Comedy centerpiece. Check it out below. Continue reading

First Aid Kit shares new song "Fireworks"

First Aid Kit have shared a gentle new song from their upcoming album Ruins called “Fireworks”. Listen below. Previously the duo shared “Postcard”. The album is out January 19. Continue reading

Review: U2, Songs of Experience

U2 have long been obsessed with age and youth simultaneously. Their acceptance of age has led them to their greatest triumphs while their longing for youth, their biggest failures. Boy was the first record by Bono, Edge, Adam and Larry when they each were hardly older than one. In an interview... Continue reading

The Best Songs of 2017

No. 20: “I Promise” by RadioheadIf released in 1997 this song would have been deemed some sort of alt-pop crossover attempt by Radiohead. The Bends wasn’t yet viewed as the pinnacle of 90’s alternative that it now is, and OK Computer had yet to be praised as the greatest record of the decade... Continue reading

Tame Impala release three new songs on new EP

Tame Impala have shared the Currents B-Sides & Remixes EP featuring three new songs, a new remix from Jay Watson, and a previously shared Soulwax remix. Listen below via Spotify. Continue reading

Reviews: Metro Boomin

Without Warning by Metro Boomin & 21 SavageA lot of praise has been given to Metro Boomin’s atmospheric bangers (appropriate for a Hallowe’en release) and Offset continuing his streak from Culture. By contrast, comments have been less kind towards 21 Savage, who does what he’s been doing... Continue reading

Review: Taylor Swift, Reputation

Long before Taylor Swift embraced pop, she seemed destined to strike the mainstream charts with a meteoric bang. As she began inching away from the bedroom country ditties of her first two albums, Swift transformed into a more sophisticated, canny, and universal songwriter. Pop domination became... Continue reading

Eminem and Beyoncé team for "Walk on Water"

Eminem has released his new Rick Rubin-produced single, “Walk on Water”, which is opened by Beyoncé. The song is expected to herald a new album from Em, which may be called “Revival”. Listen below. Continue reading

Chromeo shares new song "Juice"

Chromeo have shared their new single and video, “Juice”, from their upcoming album, Head Over Heels. The duo says the album is “coming soon,” but hasn’t been more specific. Watch the new clip below. Continue reading

Miguel announces new album War & Leisure

Miguel has announced his new album, War & Leisure, his first since 2015’s great Wildheart. The album arrives December 1. Recently Miguel has shared some new songs: “Sky Walker” with Travis Scott, and “Shockandawe”. He also premiered a song called “Come Through and Chill” live on Colbert. Today... Continue reading

Listen: Sufjan Stevens' new songs for Call Me By Your Name

Sufjan Stevens has contributed two new songs to the soundtrack for Call Me By Your Name, the delicate and tender gay coming-of-age love story directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet. You can listen to the soundtrack in full below, including the new Sufjan... Continue reading

Pinegrove share new song "Intrepid"

Pinegrove have shared official audio of a new song called “Intrepid”. It’s their first piece of studio-recorded music since their 2016 breakthrough, Cardinal. Listen to it below. Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar hops on U2's "Get Out of Your Own Way"

After Bono sang on K-Dot’s “XXX” from this year’s excellent DAMN., Kendrick Lamar has returned the favor—he appears on U2’s newest single, “Get Out of Your Own Way” from Songs of Experience. Check it out below. The new U2 album is out December 1.Revisit “XXX” below. Continue reading

Chromeo teases new album Head Over Heels

On November 7, Chromeo will return with a brand new single and music video. Below you can watch a trailer featuring music from Chromeo’s new album, Head Over Heels. The duo says the album is “coming soon”. Their last album, White Women, came out in 2014. Watch: Continue reading

N.E.R.D. & Rihanna hook up for "Lemon"

N.E.R.D. are officially back—here is “Lemon”, their first song since 2014. (Their last album, Nothing, came out in 2010.) It features Rihanna, though if for some reason you’re into songs without Rihanna, the 7" single has a version of the song sans bad gal Riri on side b. So cop that if you... Continue reading

Review: Weezer, Pacific Daydream

Rivers has made an entire career around alienating his fans. Trickling out just enough of what they like and want, while his bottomless mind of hooks is slowly rounded out until all previous character and nuance is gone. But the narrative is not that easy or simple, because 2014’s Everything Will... Continue reading

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