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Review: Wilco, Star Wars

In a mere two and half years, the surprise album release has become a staple of the modern music industry. The proliferation of “pulling a Beyoncé” poses a frustrating conundrum for fans of today’s chart-toppers. The specter of an unannounced release encourages greater tinkering and more teasing on... Continue reading

Sufjan Stevens Announces US Tour

Sufjan Stevens has added a new US leg to his tour in support of this year’s Carrie & Lowell. He’s currently scheduled to tour the UK and Europe in August and September. He returns stateside in late October for a 17-date, cross-country jaunt. Check out the new tour dates below... Continue reading

Major Lazer and MØ Cover Frank Ocean's "Lost"

Frank Ocean’s coming album, Boys Don’t Cry is supposed to come out this month. (10 days left in July. Don’t let us down, Frank!) It doesn’t look like we are the only ones excited about it, either. Today, Major Lazer and MØ paid homage to Ocean with a breezy cover of “Lost”... Continue reading

Here are the 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

On August 30, at 9pm Eastern, Miley Cyrus will host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. This year’s nominees were announced earlier this morning. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with a whopping 13 nominations from three videos—both “Alright” and his collaboration with Taylor Swift, “Bad... Continue reading

Kurt Vile Shares New Single "Pretty Pimpin"

Kurt Vile has a new album called B’lieve I’m Goin Down out on September 25. It will be his first album since 2013’s Wakin on a Pretty Daze. LP opener, “Pretty Pimpin”—and isn’t that the strangest Kurt Vile song title ever—was released this morning with a new video. Check it out... Continue reading

Disclosure Share New Song "Moving Mountains"

Disclosure have shared another new song from their upcoming LP, Caracal, due out September 25. It’s called “Moving Mountains” and features Brendan Reilly, which is a bit surprising since they’ve been teasing their upcoming single, “Omen” with Sam Smith, for a few weeks now and we’ve... Continue reading

Mac DeMarco Shares "No Other Heart"

Mac DeMarco has a new album called, yep, Another One, out on August 7 via Captured Tracks. We’ve heard a few songs from the album already, and here’s another. It’s called “No Other Heart” and it premiered during Annie Mac’s epic radio show tonight, which also featured a new Foals song and... Continue reading

Foals Premiere "Mountain at My Gates"

Foals have shared a rollicking new song—one of the better rock songs I’ve heard in a while—called “Mountain at My Gates” from their upcoming album, What Went Down. The album comes out on August 28. Pre-orders are ongoing. Listen to “Mountain at My Gates” below: Continue reading

Bon Iver Debuted Two New Songs

Last weekend, at the inaugural Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, the new music festival directed by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver took the stage on Saturday to deliver a headlining performance. During their set, the band played two new... Continue reading

Run the Jewels Share Meow the Jewels Track "Meowrly"

On last Friday’s episode of “WRTJ”, their radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 channel, Run The Jewels shared the first full track from their “cat sounds”-sampling remix album Meow The Jewels. The track is called “Meowrly” (the cat version of RTJ2 powerhouse “Early”) and was worked on... Continue reading

Here are Chvrches' 2015 Tour Dates

Last week, Glaswegian synthpop band Chvrches announced their second LP, Every Open Eye, and shared their new single “Leave a Trace”. That a tour was coming was a foregone conclusion, the only question was when. After a few festival dates in Europe and America, the band kicks off a North... Continue reading

LIZ & SOPHIE's "When I Rule The World" is Ridiculous

In 2013, UK producer SOPHIE gave us “Bipp”. In 2014, with the help of kindred spirit A. G. Cook, we were treated to “Hey QT”. And here is SOPHIE’s 2015 version of what amounts to the same song, now told in three parts: LIZ’s “When I Rule The World”. Your milage may... Continue reading

Empress Of Announces Debut LP, Me

Brooklyn singer Lorely Rodriguez, who records as Empress Of, will release her debut album, Me, on September 11 via Terrible Records. The album follows up Empress Of’s 2013 EP, Systems. It will include “Water Water”, which we heard earlier this year, as well as new single “Kitty Kat”. That... Continue reading

Hudson Mohawke Shares "Warriors" Video, Starring Pusha T

Hudson Mohawke has shared another music video from his latest effort, Lantern. This time it’s for album track “Warriors” and it stars Pusha T being chased—by whom or what? Your guess is as good as ours. Watch below: Continue reading

Kanye West and Steve McQueen to Debut "All Day/I Feel Like That"

On Saturday, the Los Angeles’ LACMA will debut a new music video from Kanye West and Oscar-winning director of 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen. The video will be on display for four days during normal museum hours. Kori Finkel, reporting for The New York Times:Filmed in a single... Continue reading

Download Rustie's New Track "Big Catzz"

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Vince Staples Shares "Norf Norf" Video

Vince Staples has shared a video for one of the best songs on his tremendous debut album, Summertime ‘06. It’s called “Norf Norf”, it was produced by Clams Casino, and its video is a perfect match. Watch above. Continue reading

Carly Rae Jepsen Shares "Run Away With Me"

Carly Rae Jepsen has shared a video for her very, very good new single “Run Away With Me”. The video is small potatoes compared to some of the bigger pop videos we’ve seen this year, which is a shame because Jepsen is responsible for the year’s best pop album,... Continue reading

Vic Mensa and Skrillex Share New Single "No Chill"

Vic Mensa’s star continues to rise, though an LP from the Chicago MC doesn’t seem to be landing anytime soon. Still, he’s keeping his name in the press with some catchy, high-profile collaborations—two with Kanye this year, and now Skrillex. Check out his latest, “No Chill”, exclusively on... Continue reading

Fmr. Crystal Castles Singer Alice Glass Shares "Stillbirth"

Former Crystal Castles vocalist Alice Glass has released a solo single, under her own name, called “Stillbirth”. The song comes after Ethan Kath disparaged Glass online after releasing Crystal Castle’s comeback single “Frail”. Listen below:"... Continue reading

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